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Cyclist Grinds Out New FKT Across Iceland: Over 400 Km, Less Than 20 Hours

A millennial from Texas just became the first person...

Villanueva and Team Report 5 New Big Walls in East Greenland

Between a notable first ascent by an Italian-Swiss-French team...
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Paramotor Crash Kills Adventure Filmmaker; Severely Injures Climate Activist

On Saturday, September 18, well-known adventure journalist Dan Burton...
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Weekend Warm-Up: Eiger: Wall of Death

Unless you're a bleeding-edge alpinist, there’s not a whole...
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An 80-Year-Old Woman, 1,000km, a Trusty Steed, and a Faithful Dog

For the 49th time, Jane Dotchin has set out...
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Unsupported Kungsleden: Monster Pack Man Covers 500km in a New Style

Many thru-hike the Kungsleden, Swedish Lapland's 500km "King's Trail."...
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New Northernmost Island Discovered? Maybe Not

Northern Greenland's most prolific explorer suspects that the "new"...
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Caucasus Avalanche Injures Three on Busy Mountain

At least three climbers needed rescue after a huge...
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A Complete Guide to Climbing Grades

Simply put, rock climbing grades describe the difficulty of...

Weekend (Not So) Warm-Up: Exit the North Pole

In 2019, two arctic explorers battled across the arctic...
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Seriousness of Barry Blanchard’s Injuries After Bad Fall Becomes Clear

It's ironic but all too common that someone renowned...
1967 photo of David Roberts on Harvard Mountaineering expedition in Alaska. c. Matt Hale

Revered Adventure Writer David Roberts Dead at 78

With a prolific body of work that spanned almost...
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New Route on Rarely Climbed 5,000m Peruvian Peak

In the Cordillera Central of Peru, A Peruvian-French team...
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Boomer, McNair-Landry Finish Epic 42-Day Baffin Adventure

Arctic breakup season, when the skin of ice covering...
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Eight Die in Kamchatka Helicopter Crash; Guide Agency Blamed

It's been a grim week in adventure. Bodies litter...
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Weekend Warm-Up: The Airport Wall

Climbing films don't always transmit the unglamorous side of...

Antoine Girard Sets Karakorum Paragliding Altitude Record

If paraglider Antoine Girard thought he was going to...
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Cerveza, Pan y Ácido: An FA on Peru’s Concha de Caracol

On July 13, Andres Marin, Alex Torres, and Anna...
Hiker at a chasm, NW Ben Nevins

Google Maps Route on Ben Nevis “Potentially Fatal”

Despite their seeming technical superiority, mapping apps are a...

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