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The Dog That Climbed 7,100m in the Himalaya, and Other Four-Legged Mascots

Oswald Rodrigo Pereira has returned to Manaslu Base Camp...
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Another Patagonia First Ascent, Aptly Named ‘Pain and Gain’

Two Slovakians gutted out a new route in Patagonia...
Satellite imagery of the world-record-breaking lightning bolt, c. 2020. Image: NOAA

World Record-Long Lightning Bolt Lit Up Three U.S. States

In April 2020, a 768-kilometre lightning bolt split the...

Cerro Torre: A Timeline of What Happened

As we previously reported, Corrado Pesce's rescue operation ended...

Behind Those Viral Polar Bear Images: Photographer Dmitry Kokh Tells How He Took Them

In the last week, haunting images of polar bears...

Great Explorers: Emmeline Freda Du Faur

Emmeline Freda Du Faur defied convention by pioneering women's...

Drone Spots Body on Cerro Torre, No Hope for Corrado Pesce

The Italian mountaineer Corrado Pesce "can no longer be...

Avalanche on Cerro Torre Strikes One of the World’s Best Climbers

At dawn, an avalanche hit Argentine mountain guide Tomas...

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Everest Obsession: The Pasang Lhamu Case

The autumn of 1990 broke all previous records 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,...
The meteor was spotted northwest of Zadar, Croatia on Jan. 24, 2022. Photo: Croatian Astronomical Union

Meteor Blazes Over Croatia

A meteor as bright as the moon flared over...

Great Explorers: Suersaq, aka Hans Hendrik

Hans Henrik was an unusual polar explorer. He went...

Bear Attack: Never Let Your Guard Down

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

Natural Wonders: Sprite Lightning

SPRITE is a simple acronym that describes a complicated...

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...

Exploration Mysteries: The Lost Tombs of Legendary Figures

Where were Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, Anthony and...

French Rower Dies During Atlantic Crossing

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

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Rare Snow in the Sahara Yields Surreal Visuals

Turns out the sun, sand, and snow cohere to...
Coral reef discovered in twilight zone of Southern Pacific Ocean. Still BBC

New, Vast Coral Reef Discovered

Marine ecologists have just discovered a vast and untouched...

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