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Updated: Only Three Survive the Ordeal on Klyuchevskaya

Only three of the 12 climbers on Klyuchevskaya volcano...
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Tragedy on Klyuchevskaya: Weather Halts Rescue Helicopters, Six Still Stranded

A sixth victim has died on 4,754m Klyuchevskaya Sopka,...
aerial view of Mt. Klyuchevsky

Five Climbers Die in Fall on Kamchatka’s Klyuchevskaya Volcano

Five climbers have died in a fall on 4,754m...
Cox and female Soviet greeter

35 Years Ago Today: Lynne Cox’s World-Changing Swim Across the Bering Strait

Thirty-five years ago, during the Cold War, American endurance...
bear eats tourists in kamchatka

Brown Bears Eat Wealthy Tourists and Pilot After Helicopter Crashes in Remote Kamchatka

Brown bears mauled and ate three people after a...

British Adventurer Arrested, Spends a Month in a Russian Prison

Editor's note: We also caught up later with Charlie...

Arctic Roundup: Expeditions Set Off

While the Barneo ice station is cancelled again this...
Winter aerial view of the epicentre of the Tunguska event in Siberia, Russia. Photo: Tungussky Nature Reserve

Divers to Explore Possible Crater of Siberia’s Famous Tunguska Meteor

A quartet of geophysicists and hydrobiologists has obtained a...
world's coldest school

Kids in World’s Coldest Town Finally Get a ‘Snow Day’ — at -60°C

Oymyakon, in extreme northeastern Siberia, is the world's coldest...
MI-8 russian Kurilskoye lake crash

Eight Die in Kamchatka Helicopter Crash; Guide Agency Blamed

It's been a grim week in adventure. Bodies litter...

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