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everest house

Historic George Everest House Reopens as Map Museum in India

The world's tallest peak has always commanded human reverence....
world's coldest school

Kids in World’s Coldest Town Finally Get a ‘Snow Day’ — at -60°C

Oymyakon, in extreme northeastern Siberia, is the world's coldest...
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Dive Surprisingly Deep with Adam Ondra in ‘Beyond Focus’ (Video)

Want to hear what the world’s best rock climber...
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Climber Breaks Foot, Then Sends 9a+: Stefan Scherz is a ‘Papichulo’ Indeed

If you don't speak colloquial Spanish, you may or...

Xenobots – ‘Living’ Robots – Reproduce For First Time

In an event that’s either wildly exciting or singularly...

Weekend Warm-Up: Australian Runner Cosplays as Train Engineer to ‘Run the Line’

Watch a grown man carrying a shovel dressed as...
alex honnold and cody townsend

Watch: Heat Stroke and Awful Skiing as Honnold, Townsend Link Death Valley to Mt. Whitney

It's 217 kilometres from the lowest point in the...
raven tor brandenburg gate

Bosi Suggests a Soft 9a+ for Raven Tor’s ‘Brandenburg Gate’

Will Bosi needed less than two weeks to clean...
pompeii

Pompeii Slave Room Gives Rare Window Into a ‘Precarious Reality’

In the ruins of Pompeii, a tiny room paints...
trad climbing

10-Metre Groundfall Potential? ‘Spicy’ New Trad Route Tests Nerves

In 2016, Jacopo Larcher climbed E11. Then in 2019,...
the sphinx snow patch

Famous UK Snow Patch Fully Melts For Just 8th Time in 300 Years

The Sphinx, a well-known snow patch in the Cairngorms...
distant planets

NASA Space Telescope Finds Possible Planet in the Whirlpool Galaxy

This month, a team of scientists announced that it...
rockies ice climb

Team Defies Massive Icefall Threat to Give the ‘Eiger of the Rockies’ a New Ice Climb

It's early ice climbing season in the Canadian Rockies,...
barry blanchard injury

Famed Alpinist Barry Blanchard Overcomes Brain Injury to Climb Again

On August 8, famed Canadian alpinist and climbing guide...
kruder mallorca deep water solo

Kruder Sends Sharma’s Mallorca Deep Water Solo Test Piece Days After Schubert

This morning, Jernej Kruder confirmed via Instagram that he...

Found: A White Dwarf and Orbiting Planet – Omens About Our Post-Solar Future?

Do you ever find yourself craving to know what...

What Are Those Mysterious Radio Signals Coming From the Centre of the Milky Way?

Strange signals coming from an unidentified outer space object...
honnold caldwell cdul first repeat

Honnold, Caldwell’s Mega-Linkup Finally Repeated: 58 Hours, $60 Worth of Granola Bars

Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell's Continental Divide Ultimate Linkup...
arizona sea monkeys

Arizona Downpour Hatches Prehistoric Sea Monkeys in Never-Before-Seen Event

"Just add water." The prompt had deep roots in...

Sean ‘Steezy’ Bailey Makes 3rd Ascent of ‘Bibliographie’

Today, "Steezy" Bailey grabbed the third ascent of one...
steve mcclure lexicon repeat

Steve McClure Guts Out ‘Scary’ First Repeat of Gresham’s ‘Lexicon,’ E11, 7a

Less than a month into the route's existence, Steve...
simon gietl roger schaeli north6 project alps

Alpinists Link Six North Faces in Alps Under Human Power Only

On September 10, Simon Gietl and Roger Schaeli set...
orbayu free again

Weekend Warm-Up: Heinous Limestone Climbing in “Orbayu Free Again”

All rock climbers have their own unique relationship with...

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