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The World’s Most Valuable Buried Treasures: Their Value and How They Were Discovered

We explore some of the most valuable treasure hoards...
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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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Scientists Find World’s Oldest, Best-Preserved Vertebrate Brain

Inside the marble-sized skull of 319 million-year-old fish, scientists...
A bothy, UK

A Woman Is Hiking to Every Bothy in the UK

What is a bothy, exactly? For those not in the...
A Pallas's Cat.

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...
canoeing on a misty lake.

Weekend Warm-Up: Waterwalker

We often head into the wilderness seeking high adventure,...
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Alex Honnold Wraps Up Antarctica With What He Calls ‘Actual Rock Climbing’

Warning: The following photos may infect you with an...
Marzin Toomaszewski on Pakistan's Uli Biaho Tower in 2021.

The First Big-Wall Winter Climb in Greenland

On Sunday, Poland's Marcin Tomaszewski and Pavel Haldas head...
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Neanderthals Hunted Giant Elephants, Lived in Large Groups

When Neanderthals were first discovered in Germany in 1856,...
Heading toward the snow dome high on the southwest ridge of Peak ca 6,400m.

The First Ascent of Phu Kang

The American Alpine Journal recently shed light on a...
The Cerro Torre Massif.

A 5th Climber Dies in Patagonia

The Patagonia climbing season is unfolding with several great...
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Dog-and-Pony Show: Vikings Brought Domesticated Animals Along on British Conquests

Picture the effort and inconvenience of traveling with a...
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How Did the Ancient Egyptians Make Mummies? Through Global Trade

These days, we tend to use the word globalization...
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What Was the Strange Blue Whirlpool in the Sky Over Hawaii?

Something strange happened in the skies above Hawaii on...
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Will Gadd Rates Hollywood Ice-Climbing Scenes

How is it possible that Vertical Limit gets a...

Yasuo Kato, a Samurai on Everest: Winter 1982

From its first ascent in 1953 to the end...
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Larger Than the Average Bear: A 2Km-Wide Bear Face on Mars

For centuries, mankind has pondered if there might be...
An exposed ice section on the Barre des Ecrins.

Benjamin Vedrines Opens Treacherous Gully Up the Barre des Écrins

Benjamin Vedrines has completed another remarkable feat just hours...
Samuel Lalande-Markon in March 2022

A 2,800km Bike-and-Ski Traverse of the Entire Length of Quebec

On Feb. 1, Simon-Pierre Goneau and Samuel Lalande-Markon will...
Preet Chandi at the South Pole

New Longest Solo Unsupported Polar Expedition Raises Questions

British polar traveler Preet Chandi announced a second record...
a tent and a chorten on snowy ground, and the wind-swept Dhaulagiri face behind.

David Goettler: ‘We Must be Patient’

Today, David Goettler spoke to ExplorersWeb about his attempt...
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Newly Discovered ‘Duck’ Dinosaur Had Over 400 Teeth

Even after millions of years, the diversity of dinosaurs...
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Seb Bouin Climbs Some Of Portugal’s Toughest Routes — Then Sends Harder FA

Judging from the latest videos from Seb Bouin's time...
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