Warning: Graphic Content (Heat Stroke, Exhaustion, Vomiting)

What does it feel like to be surrounded by wilderness and at the brink of physical and mental exhaustion? This video, edited together from clips taken by Team GearJunkie/YogaSlackers during the 4-day Gold Rush Adventure Race earlier this month, gives a look into that question. Warning: This video contains graphic scenes of vomiting, heat exhaustion, and loss of equilibrium due to the effects of an adventure race.



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Stephen Regenold is Founder and Editor-In-Chief of GearJunkie, which he launched as a nationally-syndicated newspaper column in 2002. As a journalist and writer, Regenold has covered the outdoors industry for nearly two decades, including as a correspondent for the New York Times. A father of four small kids, Regenold and his wife live in Minneapolis.