People's Choice Award
Here we present our 2012 Adventurers of the Year. Check them out, then vote every day for your favorite in the People's Choice Award.
Your votes—nearly 72,000 of them—were counted. Presenting the 2012 Adventurers of the Year: Sano Babu Sunuwar and Lakpa Tsheri Sherpa of the Ultimate Descent.
See photos of our Adventurers of the Year in action, from summiting an 8,000-meter peak in winter to biking industrial Scotland and more.
See our fans best adventure photos, and share your own. Tag them #adventure and they could appear in an upcoming gallery.
They are 2011's most exciting adventurers: a young surfer breaking boundaries; a snowboarder redefining big-mountain descents; and eight more incredible feats.