Andrew McLemore

Andrew McLemore

An award-winning journalist and photographer, Andrew McLemore brings more than 14 years of experience to his position as Associate News Editor for Lola Digital Media. Andrew is also a musician, climber and traveler who currently lives in Medellin, Colombia. When he's not writing, playing gigs or exploring the outdoors, he's hanging out with his dog Campana.
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Kami Rita Sherpa Sets New Everest Summits Record

For thousands of people worldwide, summiting Everest is at...
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Solo Climber Dies on ‘Treacherous’ Section of Denali

A climber was found dead Monday after falling from...
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Must-See Documentary: ‘Champion of the Race,’ the Story of Major Taylor

Major Taylor broke more than 30 world records and...
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Ice Road Nomads: Research Says ‘Sea Ice Highway’ Led Early Settlers To North America

How did ancient nomads reach North America? Scientists have long...
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‘False Heads’ On 73 Mummies Tell Different Story of Ancient Peru

Seventy-three intact burials, some adorned with intricately carved masks,...
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Lights, Camera…Aurora! Check Out The Best Northern Lights Pics of 2023

Few genres of photography stir the urge to go...
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‘Searching for Christmas Tree’: An Ice Climbing Alternative to ‘Home Alone’

This Chinese climbing doc has nostalgia, mystery, and an...
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Surprisingly Fast Humans Startle Bewildered Bear

If I woke up to find dozens of skiers...
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Leaping Otter, Lounging Monkey: The Best of 2023 Comedy Wildlife Awards

Is anything quite as universally loved as funny animals? The...
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Something’s Fishy In the Great White Shark’s Diving Habits

Some of the ocean's largest predators are up to...
Climbing anchors, like those seen above in the Cascade Mountains, could be removed under a new federal proposal.

No Climbing Allowed: Federal Proposal May Limit Access Across U.S.

Climbers have about two months to voice their opinion...

‘Great Wall of China’: Dirtbag Climbers Crush Giant Traverse in Hilarious Buddy Film

This article originally appeared in GearJunkie. Have you watched Free...
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Hikers Need Rescue After Following Non-Existent Trail On Google Maps

After several hikers got lost while following a trail...
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Weekend Warm-Up: Bikepacking The Balkans — In The Style of Wes Anderson

It began as a review of a film. Our intrepid...
A participant dog-sleds through the Arctic in Fjallraven Polar 2023

Apply for Epic Dogsled Adventure: Fjällräven Polar Challenge Opens Up 2024 Slots

This story first appeared in GearJunkie. How do you feel...
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A $39,000 Turd: Fossilized Viking Poo Is World’s Most Valuable Excrement

Have you heard the one about the Viking, the...
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Ed Viesturs Refuses Guinness Record: It’s ‘Ridiculous’ to Replace Messner

This story first appeared in GearJunkie.   Ed Viesturs wants you...
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The Largest Insect That Ever Lived — Don’t Worry, It’s Not A Mosquito

While some of us are still recovering from the...
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James Webb Telescope Spots Potential Life on Alien World

In an astronomical breakthrough, NASA's James Webb Space Telescope...
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Duo Claims First Ascent Of Highest Peaks in All The ‘Stans

Given the inherent subjectivity of peakbagging, it's not surprising...
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Extreme Speed With One-Wheel: Reach 109KPH With Off-Road Electric Unicycle

This article was originally published on GearJunkie. What do you...
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Long-Distance Legend: Meet the Man Who Skateboarded Across the U.S. 5 Times

This article was originally published on GearJunkie. Unsteady, vibrating skateboard...
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Buried With Flowers: Were the Neanderthals That Empathetic?

The 1960 discovery of Shanidar 4, a Neanderthal skeleton...
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Rowing Team Joins the Action in the Northwest Passage

Traversing the Northwest Passage is proving itself an increasingly...

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