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Christian Monastery Pre-Dating Islam Found on Arabian Peninsula

Archaeologists just discovered an ancient Christian monastery that may...
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Tourist Ignores Warnings, Dies From Falling Ice in Ushuaia Cave

A mass of ice fell from the ceiling of...
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Africa’s Last Glaciers Will Vanish By 2050, UNESCO Says

The glaciers in a third of UNESCO World Heritage...
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Two Months Kayaking, Big-Wall Climbing in Greenland: Doc Drops This Week

This summer, a six-person team ventured to Greenland, kayaking...

Map Nerds Rejoice! The Three Norths Align in British Village

For the first time ever, true north, magnetic north,...
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Smiling Sun Could Make This Halloween Extra Spooky, NASA Says

The sun images released by NASA last week appeared...
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Sometimes at Gunpoint, Twins Discover New Highpoints Around The World

In an age of super-computers and GPS satellites, it's...
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World’s Driest Desert Blooms Unexpectedly

Normally it takes the rainfall associated with an El...
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India Warms Up To Ice Climbing

In February 2021, about 30 Indians gathered in the...
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Once Nearly Extinct, Brown Bears Make Comeback in Spain

The Cantabrian brown bear population — once almost eliminated...
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Trans Bhutan Trail Finally Reopens — But It Will Cost You

After years of construction and delays, the steep paths...
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Legendary Mountaineer Bradford Washburn’s Lost Cache Unearthed

A crew discovered lost film and cameras abandoned by...
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Norway Arrests Russian Drone Pilot Amid Clamp Down on Flying in Svalbard

Dual Russian-British national Andrey Yakunin was arrested on Oct....
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Bird Sets Record for Nonstop 13,560km Flight

What were you doing on Oct. 13? Did you...
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Seb Bouin Sends Desert 9b ‘Jumbo Love,’ Now Pursues Harder Variant

Not many people climb “Jumbo Love”, the United States’...
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In Southern Iraq, Drone Reveals Mesopotamia’s ‘Venice’

From a young age, many of us learned about...
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Another Fire Breaks Out on Mount Kilimanjaro

Huge billows of smoke filled the sky above Mount...
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Record Holder Bags Another Two Munro Rounds in One Day

No woman has completed more Munro rounds than Hazel...
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Weekend Warm-Up: Friends of the Grit Embrace ‘High-Stakes’ Climbing

In just a few decades, rock climbing's diversity of...
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2022 Banff Mountain Book Award Winners Announced

The Banff Mountain Book Competition just released its 2022...
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Remains of Neanderthal Family Discovered in Siberian Cave

We know more about giant dinosaurs from 165 million...
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Across South Georgia in the Footsteps of Shackleton — Sort Of

There's a reason that adventurers continue to marvel at...
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Alex Honnold’s ‘HURT’ Route is 50Km of Nevada Desert Pain

If there’s a better rock climber who’s also more...
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Project Mantis: Shedding Light on the Amazon After Dark

The rainforest at night offers a symphony of sound...

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