Expeditions

Everest Obsession: The Pasang Lhamu Case

The autumn of 1990 broke all previous records for...

New Route on Cho Oyu: It’s Now a Race

One year ago, 10 elite Nepali climbers raced for...

Arctic Hare Travels A Record 388Km

As satellite tracking has become more common, we've learned...

Two Italians are Cycling 1,200Km Through the Coldest Part of Siberia

On January 13, at the coldest time of year,...

Great Explorers: Suersaq, aka Hans Hendrik

Hans Henrik was an unusual polar explorer. He went...
torres del paine

First Ascent of Last Summit in the Torres del Paine Massif

Three soaring spires above a meltwater lake in Patagonia...

Winter 8,000’ers: One Canceled but Four Still Active

While attempts on Nanga Parbat fizzled out this winter,...

Bear Attack: Never Let Your Guard Down

During a 30-day canoe expedition in Canada's central Labrador...

Multiple Records Set in Atlantic Race

Three records have been set during this year's Talisker...
Antarctic Gentoo penguin and chick Photo Arne Beruldsen

Scientists Discover New Gentoo Penguin Colony in Antarctica

Scientists have discovered a newly established colony of 75...

Into The Wild: Gaurishankar

For a time in the 19th century, 7,134m Gaurishankar...

Belgian Pair Attempting the Third Ascent of the Dawn Wall

This winter, Siebe Vanhee and Sebastien Berthe traveled to...

ExWeb’s Adventure Links of the Week

When we’re not outdoors, we get our adventure fix...

Winter Pakistan: Nanga Parbat Ends, K2 Begins

David Gottler and Herve Barmasse have called their Nanga...

French Rower Dies During Atlantic Crossing

A 75-year-old adventurer who was trying to row solo...

Little Hope on Winter Nanga Parbat

With jet stream winds forecast to hit Nanga Parbat...

Kobusch Up Again on Everest, Tseng Approaches K2

Jost Kobusch is patient, but not that patient. "I've...

Simone Moro on Nanga Parbat’s Schell Route: What Barmasse and Gottler Are Facing

With Simone Moro waiting out bad weather in Samagaon...
Kuwaiti explorer Yousef Al-Refai, TK, is now the youngest individual to have climbed all of the Volcanic Seven Summits.

Updated: Kuwaiti Mountaineer Completes Volcanic Seven Summits

Kuwaiti mountaineer Yousef Al-Refai has become just the 24th...

Charles Dubouloz Solos the North Face of the Grandes Jorasses

"I launch myself, I dare, I doubt, I'm scared,...

Antarctic Expeditions Wrap Up

Our final Antarctic update of the season covers Masatatsu...

The First Repeat of one of Scotland’s Hardest Mixed Climbing Routes

The Wailing Wall (Scottish winter grade IX 9, 90m)...

Antarctic Book Collection Up for Sale

If you live near London, England and love stories...
undersea fiber optic cable

Something (or Someone) Broke Svalbard’s Internet; Authorities Seek Answers

Believe it or not, Svalbard, Norway has famously reliable...

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