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Tourists stand in the middle of the street to look at Mount Fuji,

Small Japanese Town Erects Screen Blocking View of Mount Fuji

The tiny Japanese town of Fujikawaguchiko has erected a...
Climbers rest sitting on the snow, 2 bottles of O2 by them, and the summit ridge of Everest in background

Two More Feared Dead on Everest, Four Others Survive Close Call

Crowds are inevitably creating chaos on Everest. Yesterday, four...
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The Best Polarized Sunglasses of 2024 for Outdoor Adventures

If you spend a lot of time outside, regardless...
red rescue helicopter against white-blue peak

Solo Climber Dies on ‘Treacherous’ Section of Denali

A climber was found dead Monday after falling from...
Lingtren and Everest Base camp tents

Elite Exped Clears Up Permitting Controversy

Recently, a story by The Himalayan Times stated that...
tens on the slope of Lhotse face and three climbers clipped to fixed ropes

Man Dies in His Tent at Camp 3 on Everest-Lhotse

Gabriel Tabara of Romania has died in Camp 3,...
Nanda Devi, Indian Himalaya

Top Team to Attempt New Route on Nanda Devi East

Manu Pellissier of France, Marko Prezelj of Slovenia, and...
Sirbaz without sunglasses, holding a banner of an undetermined summit.

Sirbaz Khan Summits a Crowded Everest Without O2

An endless flow of climbers joined the long line...
A line of Everest climbers in the night, the snow illuminated by their headlamps.

Everest Tension: Uncertain Weather and 200 Would-Be Summiters Tomorrow

Climbers heading toward the summit of Everest in huge...
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Explorers May Have Found Treasure of Legendary Polish Hermit

A cache of coins that may have belonged to...
rowboat in shallow water at sunset

Ocean Rowing Roundup for May

As with our last roundup, only two soloists have...
Hugo Ayaviri gives a thumbs-up at Everest Base Camp before heading up the moraine

Hugo Ayaviri Summits Lhotse Without Oxygen

Hugo Ayaviri of Bolivia is fulfilling his ambitious goal,...
Lingtren in a semi cloudy day, Khumbu, Nepal

Purja, Elite Exped Accused of Breaking Everest Rules

Editor's note, May 21: Elite Exped has clarified the...
A mountain photo by Ryan Creary.

Adventure Links of the Week

When we’re not outdoors, we get our adventure fix...

Rush Hour Begins on Everest

With the arrival of good weather, the flood of...
The climber on the summit, holding a flag in sunny but very windy weather

Mongolians Died Descending From Summit of Everest

Usukhjargal Tsedendamba and Prevsuren Lkhagvajav of Mongolia were determined...
The climbers smile to the camer with sunglasses and caps

Purja Retrieves Bodies from Shisha Pangma

Nirmal Purja has recovered the bodies of Mingmar Sherpa...
a man on a boat holds up a bag of blood

Weekend Warm-Up: Are Sharks Really Attracted to Human Blood? This YouTuber Finds Out

Does the smell of human blood really whip sharks...
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The Best Sleeping Bags for Overnight Adventures in 2024

Sleeping bags have the unique ability to make or...
the pyramids at Giza

An Enduring Pyramid Mystery, Solved

Let's get something out of the way right off...
climbers with skis on their back reach the summit of the Great Trango Tower, Pakistan

Three Ski Down Great Trango Tower in the Karakoram

It sounds as surreal as skiing El Capitan in...
The two Mongolian climbers missing on Everest.

Missing Mongolian Climbers Found Dead On Everest

A search team dispatched by 8K Expeditions has found...
Everest as seen from the north side, very dry and with a wind plume blowing from the summit.

Everest’s Quiet North Side: Summit Pushes Begin

Just a week after teams received their permits to...
b/w photo of a spiky peak

Lhotse Wingsuit Update: First Try on Unknown Terrain

In an unusual plot twist, Everest-Lhotse's most exciting project...