Category : Adventure

20 Jan 2015

On the Trail – Q&A with Bear Barnett, Adventure Tour Guide

On the Trail Q&A with Bear Barnett, Adventure Tour Guide   James “Bear” Barnett is the operator of Solxplore, LLC providing remote environment medical and rescue support, courses and equipment. He’s an experienced paramedic, guide, and educator. Gemini Adventures has been fortunate to work with him for over 4 years and this year he’ll start an exciting new position leading our small group running and biking tours. When Bear is not working with Gemini Adventures he can be found exploring […]

12 Dec 2014

On the Trail – Rio Celeste Hike

On the Trail Trail Spotlight: Rio Celeste Hike in Costa Rica Photo courtesy of costarica.com     Most of Costa Rica will be in the dry season for the next couple of months and that’s the perfect time for adventures on the cloud forest trails of South America! Description: The country’s stunning beauty and wealth of bio-diversity may be enough to convince even the most avid trail runner to slow down a bit to capture the full experience. The Rio […]

04 Dec 2014

Gemini Adventures Holiday Shopping Event

Gemini Adventures is thrilled to announce our new women’s MTB and running tours for 2015! We’re celebrating with a holiday shopping event at PrAna Boulder. There will be snacks, cocktails, prizes, and a discount on the coolest gear in Boulder.   The Kokopelli Trail offers hundreds of miles of fun trails and stunning scenery. See it on a fully supported tour and all you need to worry about is enjoying the trails and hanging out with your friends!   WHEN: Tuesday, […]

21 Nov 2014

Update for 2015 Desert RATS Stage Race

Racers, Welcome to the 2015 Desert RATS race! Whether you’re already part of the RATS family or this is your first time joining us in the desert, you’re going to love this year’s event. Every year, we ask racers to take a post-race survey so that we can continue improving your personal experience. We continue to make improvements based on these recommendations and this year is no different. This year’s changes have been posted on our site and we’re excited […]

10 Sep 2014

Gemini News – 2014 Spring Season Recap

Overall Female Winner of Desert RATS 2014, Becky Kirschenmann The 2014 Gemini Adventures spring season was one of the best we’ve ever had the good fortune to experience. The season kicked off in March with perfect weather and strong finishers at the 24hrs of Utah, everyone is always so happy to get back to the desert! After a year’s lay off, the 10 person team of Monkey Love was back in full force and had a strong showing. Deaf Kid (Ryan […]

10 Sep 2014

On The Trail – 24 Hours of Boulder Team Profile

At least one of the teams at the 24 Hours of Boulder race on October 11 will be running for a cause! Joel Vander Kooi is the International Director for The School of Promise in Thailand. Joel and some of his family and friends are running to raise awareness and funds for Hope International Schools. Their goal to give at risk children in Thailand a chance at a better life through education is a noble one. The team is really looking forward […]

19 Aug 2014

2013 Desert RATS Results

Place Bib Name Age Gender Location Div Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4 Stage 5 Penalties Overall 1 4 Ryan Guldan M Denver CO 3:08 7:09 1:15 13:53 3:59 29:24 2 41 Brian Zehnder M SLC UT 4:09 8:02 1:30 11:50 5:11 30:42 3 21 Leon Vandenhoven M Oshawa CAN 3:55 8:11 1:24 12:48 5:02 31:20 4 3 Ashley Arnold F 5:11 7:09 1:15 13:53 4:05 31:33 5 32 Rosie Warfield F Honolulu HI 4:05 9:11 1:34 12:49 […]

13 Aug 2014

Training – Ultrarunner and Coach Lisa Smith Batchen Breaks Record!

Death Valley, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Renowned ultra-distance runner Lisa Smith-Batchen finished a 584 mile run in California’s Death Valley last week, becoming the first female ultramarathoner in the world to cross the famed Badwater-to-Mt. Whitney course four times back-to-back in an effort to fundraise for cleaner, healthier water across the world. The run lasted a total of 14 days, with temperatures reaching as high as 127 degrees Fahrenheit. Smith-Batchen was forced to deal with prolonged bouts of wind and sand […]

02 Jul 2014

50% Off for Old Friends, New Friends – Desert RATS 2015!

This year we’re offering returning registered racers and their friends 50% off the registration price for RATS 2015! One of the best things about the Desert RATS Stage Race is watching complete strangers transform into a part of the RATS family as they cross the Kokopelli Trail. These friendships form deep bonds that will last forever and we’re always looking to expand this family. Register now at Active.com! Discount Details:

17 Jun 2014

2014 Results

Bib Name Location Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4 Stage 5 Penalties Overall 1 Ryan Guldan denver 2:51 5:38 1:20 9:13 3:44 22:46 14 Jorge Rufat-latre boulder 4:38 6:16 1:31 9:36 4:00 26:01 9 Becky Kirschenmann Klamath Falls 4:38 6:16 1:41 10:11 4:08 26:54 12 Mathew Crownover sunnyvale 5:19 7:43 1:46 13:35 4:08 32:31 13 Wendy Drake boulder 4:14 8:50 2:08 12:36 5:32 33:20 4 Jeff Cooper Richmond Hill 4:38 8:32 2:04 14:38 5:52 35:44 11 John Versteeg […]