• Clear & Cold Cinema: Michigan Ice Film

    The fellas at Clear & Cold Cinema are at it again.  As a follow-up to the toasty Cold Rolled series and some spectacular Michigan travel pieces, Aaron Peterson and crew have debuted the trailer for their newest film, Michigan Ice.  The film is due out in 2016, but, in the meantime, the’ve launched a Kickstartr campaign […]

GLAP Events

Feb. 5-8 | Michigan Ice Fest [more info]

Feb. 14 | Chicago Bike Swap [more info]

Feb. 15 | Chicago Orienteering Madness [more info]

Feb. 27 | Chicago Critical Mass [more info]

Feb. 29-22 | American Birkebeiner [more info]

March 21 | Chicago Lakefront 50K [more info]

Mar. 28 | Barry Roubaix [more info]

THE PROJECT

2015 Bike Winter Art Show

2015 Chicago Bike Winter Art Show

The immutable gray that is Chicago winter can be debilitating.  For those of us that find therapy in cycling, the winter is down right detrimental to our mental health.  One way or another, we all find a way to persevere.  Personally, I set a series of small benchmarks.  While I will not reveal all of […]

Photo Courtesy of Red Bull

Red Bull Fuels Niagara Falls Ice Climb

On January 29, 2015, Will Gadd, a 2014 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, successfully climbed a frozen Niagara Falls – three times.  Yes, three times.  The plan was hatched last year when the “polar vortex” caused unprecedented freezing to certain areas of the notoriously violent falls.  With similar conditions this year, the ice accumulation […]

Teton Gravity to Set Chicago ‘Almost Ablaze’

On Sunday, November 23rd, Teton Gravity Research is bringing its hard charging ski and snowboard flick – Almost Ablaze – to the House of Blues in Chicago.  Best of all, the film is free.  Free?  Yes free! You can thank The North Face for sponsoring the film and covering the cost of the show.  Here […]

Badger State Trail

The Militant

Alright, maybe 150 miles of gravel was a bit ambitious.  I just needed a reprieve from the song of city horns and sirens, the barrage of emails and the ever-acculumating dust in my apartment.  The Militant seemed like the right distraction.  I remember seeing the race last year – when it was known as the […]

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Great Lakes Adventure Project

Great Lakes Adventure Project is about embracing the active urban lifestyle. Our goal is to bring the often overlooked side of the Great Lakes regions’ urban outdoor culture into focus. Simply put, our mission is to help people find adventure in the most unlikely places, at possibly the most unlikely moments.