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Best Warm Winter Jackets of 2021-2022 for Everyday Exploration

As polar explorers and mountaineers, we use cutting-edge equipment...

Warmest Winter Boots of 2021-2022 for Cold Conditions

A pair of protective, insulated boots is a foundational...

Weekend Warm-Up: Andrzej Bargiel’s Doo Sar Karakorum Adventure

This is a story meant for a new generation...

Best Cold Weather Sleeping Pads of 2021-2022

If you are a climber, polar explorer, or anyone...

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

Watch a grown man carrying a shovel dressed as...

2021 Gift Guide for Mountaineers

Are you planning to meet your mates from that...
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...

Weekend Warm-Up: East West

Following in the footsteps of Freda Du Faur, three...
Espen Finstad (Secrets of the Ice) and Julian Post-Melbye (Museum of Cultural History) free an ancient ski from the Digervarden ice patch on Sept. 26, 2021. Image: Glacier Archaeology Program / Secrets of the Ice

Best-Preserved Ancient Skis Turn Up — Where Else? — in Norway

On September 20 of this year, a field archaeologist...

Antarctic Triathlon: 5,300km from Patagonia to the South Pole

On November 20, Antonio de la Rosa will begin...

Best Satellite Phones of 2021-2022

Satellite phones provide voice-to-voice communication in the most remote...

Weekend Warm-Up: Unizaba

Kris Holm has a wacky pastime. He invented municycling,...

Banff Mountain Film Festival 2021 Award-Winning Films Announced

Banff Mountain Film Festival has just announced the 10...

The Route Up Link Sar: A Herd of Ibex Showed the Way

The following is a little add-on to last week's...
Aerial operations search for missing skier Rudi Moder at RMNP in Feb. 1983 Photo RMNP

Long-Lost Skier’s Body Found After 38 Years

On February 13, 1983, 27-year-old ski mountaineer Rudi Moder...

2021 Gift Guide for Polar Explorers

If you have friends or loved ones whose heart...

Best Sleeping Bags of 2021-2022 for Extreme Cold

In winter camping, and especially in arctic travel, the...

Best Expedition Backpacks of 2021-2022: Heavy Haulers Tested

I’ve tried to avoid big packs on multi-week journeys...
Photo: Graham Zimmerman link sar

Weekend Warm-Up: Link Sar. Plus, an Interview with Graham Zimmerman

In June 2019, alpinist and filmmaker Graham Zimmerman set...

The Best Ultralight Backpacks of 2021-2022

Ultralight backpacks help speed-focused or weight-conscious explorers cover longer...

Best Winter Parkas of 2021-22 According to Polar Explorers

Compared to sleeping bags or tents, picking a down...

Weekend Warm-Up: The Last Honey Hunter

Mauli Dhan Rai harvested honey from cliff faces in...

Weekend Warm-Up: Danny MacAskill Retrospective

In 2009, Danny MacAskill posted a video on YouTube...

Small Box, Big Watts: EcoFlow DELTA Max Offers Portable Power With Fast Charge Times

The EcoFlow DELTA Max is a portable power station...

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