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alex honnold

Alex Honnold’s ‘HURT’ Route is 50Km of Nevada Desert Pain

If there’s a better rock climber who’s also more...
tallest tree in amazon

Found: The Tallest Tree in the Amazon

The tallest known tree in the Amazon rainforest is...
laura rogora 80 ghisa

Laura Rogora Climbs Another Beastly Sport Route: ’80 Ghisa,’ 9a

One of the world's hardest women climbers has struck...
tasio martin punta guillem aparicio summit

Frigid Bivy Leads to First Ascent in India’s Zanskar

On August 23, a Basque-Catalan climbing team stood on...
alex megos on perfecto mundo

Alexander Megos Completes ‘The Full Journey’ 9b at Margalef, Spain

The now-grown-up wunderkind from Germany flat-out rips at Margalef....
dani fuertes excelsior

‘Always Up, Always Forward’: Veteran Climber Plucks 9a+ Gem

You could call Dani Fuertes a “lifer”. The Aragonese...
sunny huang portrait

Tenacious Sunny Huang Completes 1,124-Peak ‘Full House’

You wouldn’t be wrong to call what Sunny Huang...
tlingit music

What 18th-Century Tlingit Music in Alaska Sounded Like

For over 200 years, several sheets of notated music...
colonel prem chand

Prem Chand, First Indian To Climb Kangchenjunga, Dies

“Goodbye, Snow Tiger,” Indian climber Ramesh Sharma said via...
port lockroy

Postal Workers, Penguin Watchers Head To Antarctica For Strange Jobs

Four UK women chosen for coveted positions that drew...
yuki-ita

Weekend Warm-Up: Japanese Powdersurfing

What is powdersurfing — beyond a cool, tactile compound...
Tierra del fuego

Roger Schaeli Forces Exacting Climb Up Little-Known Swiss Mountain

Roger Schaeli’s big new route in Switzerland looks like...
fitz roy

Alpinist Defies Doubts For First Winter Solo of Fitz Roy’s ‘Supercanaleta’

Under a blazing sunset in the Patagonian winter evening...
Patrick_Tirler

Climbing Beatdown Leads to Well-Earned First Ascent in Kyrgyzstan

There’s something to be said for pursuing your limits....
Arkadiusz Pawełek

Polish Man Begins Round-the-World Sail in a Boat He Built in His Barn

On September 19, Arkadiusz Pawelek set sail from the...
jane dotchin riding in England

At 82, Jane Dotchin Saddles Up for Her 50th 1,000KM Ride Across England

Seasoned horsewoman Jane Dotchin and her faithful steed Diamond...
silhouette of the replica ship at sail

Replica Boat Shows How Ancient Romans Sailed Upwind

“If you want something done right, you’ve got to...
israel crypt

Crypt From Time of Ramses II Found in Israel

Ramses II ruled as Pharaoh of Egypt during the...
the missing boat, safe on shore

Little Boat Floats By Itself From Newfoundland to Norway — In 14 Months

One boat's solo 3,700km journey across the North Atlantic...
alain robert climbing

‘French Spiderman’ Free Solos Skyscraper to Celebrate 60th Birthday

Alain Robert may be at retirement age, but the...
Starlink at McMurdo

Starlink Arrives in Antarctica, Into Traditional Iridium Territory

Get ready, Antarcticans: Elon Musk is on his way...
banff book finalists

Banff Mountain Book Festival Announces Finalists

If you’re an adventurous bookworm, check out the Banff...
jonas hainz

Climber Executes Confident Free Solo on Frightening Dolomite Rock

If you’re a climber, you might be familiar with...
Ondra on another climb, straining

Can Adam Ondra Onsight This 9a Sport Climb? Find Out

The games we play as climbers proliferate well beyond...

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