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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...
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...
Nick Gardner, 82, is set to bag all 282 Scottish Munros by mid-August 2022. Photo: @nicks.munro.challenge

Eight Left: Man Will Climb All 282 of Scotland’s ‘Munro’ Peaks โ€” in His 80s

Nick Gardner of Gairloch, Scotland, is 82 years old...
Arnold enters an ice cave on Lake Baikal Photo Mammut

Weekend Warm-Up: Expedition Baikal

In January of 2020, alpinist Dani Arnold headed for...
Rescue helicopter on Everest Photo Vadim Petrakov

Weekend Warm-Up: Disaster on Everest

On the early afternoon of April 25, 2015, a...
Screenshot from Mammut's 'Marcel Remy - - 94 Years Old and Back to the Summit', Swiss alpinist on Miroir d'Argentine, 5C

Weekend Warm-Up: Marcel Remy — 94 Years Old and Back to the Summit

Born in 1923, Swiss alpinist Marcel Remy is now...
portrait of Madison Eklund

Interview with Madison Eklund: 560km Into a Solo Paddle

On May 7, 26-year-old Madison Eklund left Minneapolis to...
The headwall of Cerro Cachet. Photo: Mammut/YouTube

Weekend Warm-Up: The Search for Unclimbed Peaks

In November 2019, Swiss alpinists Lukas Hinterberger, Nicolas Hojac,...
Bruno Pereira (left) and Dom Phillips (right) Photos: Composite/CC

Police Locate Bodies of Missing Journalist and Indigenous Expert in Brazil

Late Wednesday evening, Brazilian authorities announced that they have...
poster of two men

Possible Remains of Missing Journalist, Indigenous Expert Discovered

Brazilian authorities are analyzing human remains recovered while searching...
'Mind Over Mountain' film Patagonia. Bugaboos to Rogers ski traverse

Weekend Warm-Up: Mind Over Mountain

The infamous Bugaboos-to-Rogers ski traverse charges across 137km of...
FAST telescope in Ghizou, China. Photo: Commons

From a Dwarf Galaxy Far, Far Away…a Mysterious Fast Radio Burst

Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are one of many lingering...
jerry moffatt climbing legend

Weekend Warm-Up: Climbing Legend Jerry Moffatt Shares Tales and Wisdom

Jerry Moffatt is, handily, one of modern climbing's great...
Female skiers circa 1920s/1930s. Photo: Commons

Outdoor Clothing Through the Ages: A Visual History

Some of history's most commendable outdoor sporting moments happened...
Best Filtered Water Bottles

Quick, Not Dirty: The Best Filtered Water Bottles of 2022

Water is everywhere. And it touches everything. Recent events...
MODL All-in-One Bottle

MODL All-in-One Bottle: Adaptable, Packable, Indispensable

MODL (pronounced maw ยท dohl) is a modular all-in-one...
Helmut Edelmaier Heli delivers amazon packages on skis in Austria

The Amazon Employee Who Delivers Packages on Skis

At a time when postal carriers are turning to...
swissway to heaven cedric lachat

Weekend Warm-Up: Swissway to Heaven

Switzerland is home to some of the most renowned...

Veteran Polar Skier Evacuated with Serious Concussion in Greenland

Swedish polar explorer Mikael Strandberg sustained a serious concussion...
Mooses Tooth Peak (midground) with Denali in the distance Photo Paxson Woebler Wiki Commons

Ben Lieber Solos Alaska’s Classic Moose’s Tooth in 3.5 Hours

On April 14, 2022, American alpinist Ben Lieber soloed...
tiny frog species mexico

Scientists Discover Six Tiny, New Species of Frogs in Mexico

A team of researchers has found six previously unidentified...
Ivory-billed woodpecker illustration by Kretschmer and Schmid 1878. Image: Shutterstock

Has the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker Escaped Extinction After All?

For many years, American Ivory-billed woodpeckers inhabited the dense...
Emperor penguin. Photo David Herraez Calzada

It’s World Penguin Day!

Today, April 25, marks World Penguin Day โ€” an...
Photo: JR Lees, courtesy of the Pinnacle Club Gwen Moffat - first british female mountain guide

Weekend Warm-Up: Operation Moffat

Gwen Moffat is a name that lines the halls...

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