An illustration of three sail boats with West-African patterned sails.

Exploration Mysteries: An Early African Voyage to the Americas?

Fourteenth-century Malian ruler Mansa Musa was possibly the richest...
Piles of garbage on K2

Climber Appalled by K2 Conditions, Calls it a ‘Pigsty’

Flor Cuenca of Peru doesn't make as many headlines...
Tomas Petrecek takes a selfie half body out of a tiny bivouaq tent, during the acclimatization phase before attempting Masherbrum.

Masherbrum Update: One Retreats

It was not the difficulty of the mountain but...
Van Geit in front of his tent in a grassy field

Fast-Hiking 1,000Km Across the Indian Himalaya

In mid-August, Peter Van Geit sets out across the...
polar bear approachers over sea ice

Officials Kill Polar Bear After It Injures Tourist in Svalbard

A French woman survived a polar bear attack while...
Kristin Harila smiles some days ago at K2 Base Camp

Gasherbum II: Harila and Company Summit #10

Kristin Harila, Pasdawa Sherpa, and Dawa Ongchu have summited...
Two climbers stand out in black against the all-white glacier on approach to Masherbrum.

The Madman’s Ball: Alpine-Style Push on Masherbrum

This might be the last good weather window in...

One Northwest Passage Kayaker Drops Out

On August 3, weather and ice were finally favorable...

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

When we’re not outdoors, we get our adventure fix...
portrait of Bernd Zangerl

Weekend Warm-Up: Rakchham, Bridge Between Worlds

In the northern Indian province of Himachal Pradesh, Rakchham...
Artists interpretation of a plesiosaur in the water.

Science Links of the Week

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

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