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Kristin Harila: Everest, Lhotse, and Makalu in Two Days?

Kristin Harila of Norway summited Everest at 8:45 am...
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Weekend Warm-Up: Climbing Legend Jerry Moffatt Shares Tales and Wisdom

Jerry Moffatt is, handily, one of modern climbing's great...

British Adventurer Arrested, Spends a Month in a Russian Prison

"Russia is not a safe place to travel anymore,"...
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Wright’s Lake District Send ‘As Terrifying As They Come’

In a country bristling with injurious trad climbs, Mathew...
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Outdoor Clothing Through the Ages: A Visual History

Some of history's most commendable outdoor sporting moments happened...

More Makalu Summits: Jon Gupta Reports from Base Camp

Jon Gupta, Adam Booth, Jackson Groves, Lakpa Sherpa, Tenjin...

Great Survival Stories: Anna Bagenholm

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Interview with Horia Colibasanu on Kangchenjunga No-O2

Horia Colibasanu stood on the summit of Kangchenjunga at...

AAC Grantees Promise an Exciting Summer of Elite Alpinism

Recipients of the American Alpine Club's annual Cutting Edge...

Alaska Roundup: Denali Season Opens

After a long winter, April brought glorious weather to...
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The Amazon Employee Who Delivers Packages on Skis

At a time when postal carriers are turning to...

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