Beyond Oxygen: What it Means to Have A Sherpa At Your Side

Yes, there is a clear distinction between climbing an...

ExWeb’s Adventure Links of The Week

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Artists interpretation of a plesiosaur in the water.

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

K2 Speed Ascent Records: Who Wears the Crown?

French alpinist Benoit Chamoux holds the record for the...
Cox and female Soviet greeter

35 Years Ago Today: Lynne Cox’s World-Changing Swim Across the Bering Strait

Thirty-five years ago, during the Cold War, American endurance...
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NASA Records Fastest Melt Ever in Svalbard

The record heat experienced across the globe this summer...
The Goûter Hut en route to Mont Blanc

‘Pseudo-Alpinists’ Prompt Closure of Mont Blanc Refuges

"I give up," exclaimed the exasperated mayor of Saint...
Renowned French physicist Etienne Klein (left) posted an image of a slice of chorizo sauaged (right), asserting that it was the red dawrf star Proxima Centauri (middle). Photos: Commons, NASA

Chorizo Centauri? Award-Winning Physicist Trolls Media With Image of Sausage

Award-winning French physicist Etienne Klein has issued a public...
L/R: Pakistan's climbers Imtiaz Sadpara, Sajid sadpara and Shehroze Kashif

Far From Empty: Who’s Still Climbing in the Karakoram?

Over 150 climbers summited K2 recently, but now most...
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Extremes on Mont Blanc Prompt Mayor to Seek ‘Funeral Deposit’ for Climbers

The mayor of Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, a village at the foot...
Capture of drone footage around K2 summit, showing the climbers on the top and the mountain landscape around.

K2 Summit Seen As Never Before: From a Drone

Photographer Sandro Gromen-Hayes had a history of poor luck...
Anna Taylor Stef Glowacz and Phillip Hanns to bike-and-climb peaks throughout Europe

Two Ambitious Bike-and-Climb Expeditions Officially Underway in Europe

Young British climber Anna Taylor aims to summit 100...

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