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UK Archaeologists Discover “Richest of its Kind” Medieval Necklace

Archeologists working in the small English village of Harpole,...
Cho Oyu from Nepal

As Cold Deepens, Winter 8,000m Action Heats Up

Gelje Sherpa, Kristin Harila, and Adriana Brownlee reached Namche...
Pueblos in Taos Pueblo. Small, simple brown houses in front of the mountains.

Exploration Mysteries: The Disappearance of the Ancestral Puebloans

The Ancestral Puebloans (or Anasazi) were ancient pre-Columbian people...
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New Deep-Diving Women’s Record: 247 Metres!

Karen van den Oever has spent a lot of...
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New Find Prompts Controversy Over Whether Pre-Humans Used Fire

Paleoanthropologist and National Geographic Explorer Lee Berger announced on...
Everest Base Camp from the air

Will Everest Base Camp Move Next Spring?

Four months before the Everest season, authorities are trying...
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The North Face Summit Series Could Change Your Winter Layering Strategy

The North Face Summit Series uses a bevy of...
Sergey Zimov in the opening scenes of "Pleistocene Park."

Film Review: Climate Change Optimism and Fatalism Battle in ‘Pleistocene Park’

It's a well-used trope that freshly minted parents view...
View of Mount Civetta, Dolomites, from Rifugio Vazzoler mountain hut.

Climbers Meet Accidentally When Two Big New Routes Link Up in Dolomites

One elegant new route on Torre Trieste — a...
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‘The Worst Journey in the World’ Becomes Graphic Novel

Exactly 100 years after its original publication, the greatest...
Shishapangma

Shishapangma: A Climbers’ Guide

Most climbers currently focused on the 14x8,000'ers are waiting...
Namcha Barwa on a blue-bird day.

Gyala Peri and Namcha Barwa: Two Hard 7,000’ers Climbed Only Once

At the eastern end of the Himalaya lies a...
The Arabian Desert at sunset

Exploration Mysteries: Iram of the Pillars

Both the Qur'an and later sources mention a mysterious...
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Cyclist Aborts Antarctic Bike Crossing

After just over a week and less than 100km,...
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ExWeb’s Adventure Links of The Week

When we’re not outdoors, we get our adventure fix...
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Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...
Mateusz Waligora lies on his sled after setting up his tent on a blue-bird day.

Antarctica 2022: Roller-Coaster Weather

Antarctica has shown the class of 2022 its teeth...
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Possible 10a Sport Climb: Adam Ondra and Jakob Schubert Try ‘Project Big’

A few days ago, Adam Ondra suggested 'Project Big'...
Both packed bikes sit on a beach in Argentina

Cycling Around the World for Four Years and Counting

Aurelie and Doc Marco, both 39 years old, started...
Moro trekking with a pack in the snowy Himalaya

Simone Moro Returns to Winter Manaslu

As climbers start revealing their winter plans, the upcoming...
Isidora Llarena skies towards Cerro Arenales

A Three-Week Traverse of the Northern Patagonia Icecap

Climbers Isidora Llarena, Rebeca Caceres, and Nadine Lehner recently...
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Ancient ‘Zombie’ Viruses Revived From Siberian Permafrost

If you're tired of scientists stoking fear about deadly...
Sherpas seen from behind, heading on fresh snow towards far away slopes under a bluebird sky.

The Open Secret is Out: Harila, Gelje, Brownlee Head to Winter Cho Oyu

After weeks of rumors, indirect posts, off-the-record conversations, and...
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