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Manaslu Rope Fixers Reach Summit!

Late in the day, despite tough conditions, Elite Exped's...
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The New iPhone 14 Can Send SOS Messages Via Satellite

Global cell phone service represents the next frontier for...
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A Millipede Named After Taylor Swift, and 21 Other Newly Described Species

As taxonomists fill in the blank spaces on the web...
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Citizen Scientist Creates Dazzling Glimpse of Jupiter With James Webb Telescope Data

Judy Schmidt, a Modesto, California-based citizen scientist with no...
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Extremes on Mont Blanc Prompt Mayor to Seek ‘Funeral Deposit’ for Climbers

The mayor of Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, a village at the foot...
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U.S. Duo Snags Hardest Alpine Line in Peru’s Cordillera Huayhuash

American climbing partners Josh Wharton and Vince Anderson have...
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Two Missing Climbers Found Dead on K2

As we wrote three days ago, Canadian climber Richard...
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Nebulas & Galaxies & Stars, oh my! Webb Telescope Releases Jaw-Dropping Images

Move over, Star Wars and Marvel, because the James...

Breaking: Shehroze Kashif Stuck on Nanga Parbat; Casualty on Broad Peak

It's been a difficult day for Pakistani climbers in...
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Canada, Denmark Resolve Strange Arctic Island Dispute

As the Russian war in Ukraine drags into its...
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Is This Actually the World’s Oldest Tree? Skeptics and Supporters Weigh In

A tree called the Alerce Milenario, located in Chile's...

British Adventurer Arrested, Spends a Month in a Russian Prison

Editor's note: We also caught up later with Charlie...

Climber Missing on Lhotse After Avalanche

There's shocking news from Hong Sung-Taek's expedition to the...

Veteran Polar Skier Evacuated with Serious Concussion in Greenland

Swedish polar explorer Mikael Strandberg sustained a serious concussion...
Seb Bouin on "DNA"

World’s Hardest Sport Climb? Seb Bouin Thinks His New Route Cuts It

Veteran 9a+ climber Seb Bouin holds a handful of...
Ben Nevis (1,340m) is the U.K.'s tallest peak. Photo: John A. Cameron

Winter Storm Kills One Climber, Strands 23 Others on Ben Nevis

Editor's note: This article was originally published on GearJunkie. A...

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