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Alex Megos Bags Two of the World’s Hardest Climbs in Siurana, Spain

In less than two weeks, German climber Alex Megos...
Cascata Major Ice Climb 2

Italians Add to Rich Mont Blanc History with First Ascent of ‘Cascata Major’

On Saturday, November 20, 2021, alpinists Francesco Civra Dano...
Lens of the LSST camera. Photo: Obs/NSF/AURA

World’s Highest Resolution Camera Ready to Shoot the Stars

The world's most advanced astronomical camera is ready to...
Female IFMGA mountain guide in Bugaboo Provincial Park

Changing Times: Three Prominent Female IFMGA Mountain Guides

Women make up less than 2% of all mountain...
Cairngorms Plateau disaster Rescue Team 1971

50 Years Ago: The Worst Mountain Disaster in British History

Fifty years ago this week, the UK experienced the...
Silvan Schüpbach on Tradündition. Photo: Vladek Zumr

Silvan Schupbach Frees Switzerland’s Hardest Trad Multi-Pitch

On October 15, Swiss alpinist Silvan Schupbach freed a...
jetson one giant drone passenger drone

New: A Giant Drone That Carries One Passenger

Imagine a special type of drone, not a drone...
Espen Finstad (Secrets of the Ice) and Julian Post-Melbye (Museum of Cultural History) free an ancient ski from the Digervarden ice patch on Sept. 26, 2021. Image: Glacier Archaeology Program / Secrets of the Ice

Best-Preserved Ancient Skis Turn Up — Where Else? — in Norway

On September 20 of this year, a field archaeologist...
Ken Smith, still from 'The Hermit of Treig' documentaryPhoto BBC Scotland

The Hermit of Treig: Man Lives 40 Years Without Electricity or Running Water…in Scotland

Metaphorically and literally, Ken Smith is a man who...
Volunteer rescuers work to extract injured caver, George Linnane. Photo: South & Mid Wales Cave Rescue Team

Nearly 300 Volunteers Rescue Stranded UK Caver

In the early afternoon of November 6, 2021, 38-year-old...

Banff Mountain Film Festival 2021 Award-Winning Films Announced

Banff Mountain Film Festival has just announced the 10...

The Route Up Link Sar: A Herd of Ibex Showed the Way

The following is a little add-on to last week's...
Aerial operations search for missing skier Rudi Moder at RMNP in Feb. 1983 Photo RMNP

Long-Lost Skier’s Body Found After 38 Years

On February 13, 1983, 27-year-old ski mountaineer Rudi Moder...
Janjan Garnbret is the first woman to onsight 8c (5.14b)

Janja Garnbret is the First Woman to Onsight 8c (5.14b) — Twice

If there were any doubt that Janja Garnbret's gym-climbing...
Will Bosi works 'Mutation' at Raven Tor in 2018. Still: Hot Aches Productions

23 Years After its First Ascent, Will Bosi Repeats ‘Mutation’ at Raven Tor, Ups the Grade

Will Bosi is an avid climber, a formidable competitor...
Photo: Graham Zimmerman link sar

Weekend Warm-Up: Link Sar. Plus, an Interview with Graham Zimmerman

In June 2019, alpinist and filmmaker Graham Zimmerman set...

New Polar Expedition Scholarship for People of Color

PolarExplorers is seeking applicants for its newly minted Matthew...
Adam Ondra on Molekuly Video Still c Adam Ondra

Adam Ondra Sends ‘Molekuly’, the 44th 9a+(5.15a) Climb of His Career

"Wow, it actually goes." That's the first thing Adam...
Yamanoi is the 2021 recipient of Piolet d'Or lifetime achievement award

Yasushi Yamanoi of Japan Wins Career Piolets d’Or

The Piolets d'Or jury named Yasushi Yamanoi of Japan...
Chimborazo Peak (6,263m), Ecuador. Photo: Ecuador Planet/Shutterstock

Three Dead, Others Missing, Injured on Chimborazo

An avalanche on Ecuador's highest peak, Chimborazo (6,263m), collided...

The Norse Lived in North America by 1021 AD

Just this week, Danish researchers discovered evidence that supports...
Orionids meteor shower, 2016. Photo: Brian Spencer/Shutterstock

Orionids Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight

For the northern hemisphere, the annual Orionids meteor shower...
International Sloth Day

Hey, It’s International Sloth Day

October 20 marks International Sloth Day. Yes, for real....
PHOTO-USRC Bear in the Arctic - 101421- USCG

Famous Exploration Ship, the USS Bear, Found at Last

On October 14, the U.S. Coast Guard and the...

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