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The Oxygen Dilemma: Summit With O2 or Retreat?

To switch on the O2 or to call off...

ExWeb’s Adventure Links of The Week

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

Kenton Cool Notches 16th Everest Summit; Plus Sunday News from Everest and Lhotse

British guide Kenton Cool and his client summited Everest...

Weekend Warm-Up: Rising Waters

No one has canoed the entire length of Newfoundland's...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

Saturday Summits on Four 8,000’ers

As the good Himalayan weather continues, dozens more climbers...

“No Summit is Worth this. I Quit!” — Kangchenjunga; Plus Accident on Makalu

No-O2 climbers struggled today, winds on Everest have delayed...

Great Explorers: Alexandra David-Neel –Traveler, Opera Singer, Monk, Free Spirit

Alexandra David-Neel sought freedom from convention, and preferred sleeping...
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Today’s Everest Summits: a Ukrainian, an 18-Year-Old, a Double Amputee, Dozens More

Another perfect bluebird day atop Everest, another batch of...

Arctic Roundup: Ice Caps and Ski Lines

In our latest arctic roundup, veteran Will Steger has...

‘Queen of Everest’ Lhakpa Sherpa Bags Record 10th Summit

Lhakpa Sherpa, 48, has stepped onto the summit of...

Everest: Injured Local Guide Dies in Hospital

Dipak Mahat, a local climber working with High Five...
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First All-Black Team To Summit Everest Succeeds, Makes History

The nine mountaineers vying to be the first all-Black...

Summit Day on Everest, Makalu, and Kangchenjunga

Summit news started very early today, with news of...

The West Pillar of Makalu and Why Batard’s Speed Ascent is Still the Fastest

First, let's set the scene with some background on...

Ocean Rowing Roundup for May

In our last update, just two rowing expeditions were...
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Summit Night in Nepal: Makalu, Kangchenjunga, Everest

On Makalu and Kangchenjunga, many are now climbing in...

Everest Climbers Hours Away from Summit; More on Kami Rita

As we post this, a line of climbers is...

Season’s First Foreigner Summits Everest in Rare Solitude

Portuguese climber Pedro Queiros patiently waited 12 days between...
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The Best Running Watches for Training, Altitude, and More

Quantifying your running workout with the specific metrics offered...
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Casper Steinfath SUPs 1,400 km Around Denmark: ‘WTF Am I Doing?’

When most people go out paddleboarding, the objectives are...

Natural Wonders: Breathing Forest

Forests are the lungs of the Earth. The little...
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Makalu FKT: Ecuadorians Climb in 17h 18m

They didn't use down suits because lighter, layered clothing...

Everest: Kami Rita Evacuated With Snowblindness; Summit News Expected

Kami Rita Sherpa, who smashed his own record (again)...
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