Wenger Patagonian Race Report #1: Preparing to Race

Back in Patagonia for the 2011 Wenger Patagonian Expedition Race, Team GearJunkie.com soaks in the southern Chilean culture and prepares for the upcoming race.

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Patagonia Bound!

Gear Junkie and team head to Chile and the Wenger Patagonian Expedition Race this week. Follow the race action "live" on the site throughout the month!

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Video: Getting Ready for WPER!

Bags packed and ready to head to South America this week, Gear Junkie offers a peek inside his gear picks and training regimen for the 2011 Wenger Patagonian Expedition Race.

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Save the Huemul!

A rare deer called the Huemul is in danger of extinction. But you can help! Nomadas, the organization that operates the Wenger Patagonian Expedition Race, is asking people to contribute just $1 to the cause.

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Ultimate AR Backpack

Mike Kloser, a god in the sport of adventure racing, has founded a new company and designed a backpack. Gear Junkie got an exclusive first look.

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'Race to the End of the Earth'

The Wenger Patagonian Expedition Race -- one of the world's ultimate wilderness events -- was a weeklong test of physical and mental resolve. In this essay, Gear Junkie Stephen Regenold recounts his experience in the 2010 event.

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Nat Geo 'WPER' Photo Contest

National Geographic Traveler Magazine contest to send one budding adventure photographer to the Wenger Patagonian Expedition Race this winter! Submit your best shot for a chance to win!

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Team GJ Heading back to Patagonia!

Captained by Gear Junkie founder Stephen Regenold, and with the YogaSlackers adventure group as teammates, the four-person Team GearJunkie.com is heading back to Chile and the Wenger Patagonian Expedition Race in 2011!

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