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Major Patagonia Expedition: Surviving 45 Days, 600Km On Ice Fields And Crevasses

Two years in the logistics phase, 45 days on...
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Greg Boswell Fights For Scotland’s Hardest Winter Climb

The ceiling of difficulty in Scottish winter climbing just...
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Polar Bear Kills Mother, 1-Year-Old in Alaska

A polar bear chased several residents around a tiny,...
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The Well-Prepared Adventurer: Ousland Plays Dentist on Past Expedition

If you think you hate the dentist now, wait...
roundabout in the UK

Circular Thinking: Man Reckons He Can Stealth Camp in Roundabouts Across UK

Billy Richomme is on a quest: stealth camp in...
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Linking Tasmania’s Abel Mountains — All 158 Of Them

British climber and cyclist Anna Taylor has set her...
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Solar Flares Wrack Sun’s Surface, Comms Disturbances Possible

Conditions on the surface of the sun have been...
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A Restored House Reveals The Wealth — And Lust — Of Doomed Pompeii

A restored and reopened Pompeii residence showcases the wealth...
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Another Attempt to Kayak the Deadly Tasman Sea

Another attempt is underway to kayak across the Tasman...
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Sending ‘Gigantor’: The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Route

After zero people in 15 years were capable of...
Locals at the crash site, in a gorge near Pohkara.

Plane Crashes Near Pohkara: All 72 Passengers Feared Dead

In Nepal's worst plane accident in three decades, a...
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Temperature Dives to Record Lows in Eastern Siberia. Would you Believe -75˚C?

According to residents, the air temperature in the eastern...
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Win A Splitboard Plus $1,500 For Your Next Adventure Through Jones, AAC

If you’ve got an idea for a splitboarding project...
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The Colder The Winter, The Smarter The Chickadee

Researchers have determined that mountain chickadees living at high...
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Hobbyist Discovers Northernmost Glacier In The U.S.

In an age of satellites and detailed maps and...
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Watch: Four Months in the Volatile Life of the Sun

Ever wonder what a season looks like on the...
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‘Intense Hours’: Frigid Big-Wall Solo North Of Arctic Circle

Just a few days into the new year, Finnish...
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Patagonia’s ‘Unseen Mountain’ Sees First Ascent

Climbing in Patagonia isn’t always about testing one’s skills...
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Green Comet To Pass Earth Later This Month

For the first time since the Ice Age, a...
pantheon roman concrete

Revealed: Why Ancient Roman Concrete Was So Tough

“They don’t make ‘em like they used to.” As tired...
Diving the wreck of the Erebus

Leather Journal Among New Artifacts Discovered at HMS Erebus Wreck

When the sailors of HMS Erebus abandoned her to...
Aconcagua.

Two Months, Ten 6,000m Peaks In The Andes

In less than two months, a pair of European...
A painting in the Lascaux Cave, France.

A ‘Person Off The Street’ Solves Mystery Of Ice Age Drawings

If you're feeling a warm sense of satisfaction over...

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