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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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Winnie-the-Peek-a-Boo: Colorado Bear Poses for 100s of Selfies on Camera Trap

When Boulder, Colorado's Open Space and Mountain Parks team...
Patagonian sea forest.

ExWeb’s Adventure Links of The Week

When we’re not outdoors, we get our adventure fix...
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British Antarctic Station Has Front Row Seat to Giant Iceberg Calving

For the second time in two years, an enormous...
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Lobsang Rampa: The British Plumber Who Claimed to be a Tibetan Monk

Lobsang Rampa became a wildly popular author in the...
La Meije.

Ever Upwards: The Zsigmondy Brothers and the Early Days of Alpinism

The Alps, the largest mountain range exclusively in Europe,...
An image of Io taken by the Jovian Infrared Auroral Mapper imager.

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...
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Weekend Warm-Up: The Final Season of Chamonix’s Oldest Refuge

For those who feel the romantic allure of living...
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Vintage Photos of Polar Exploration — In Living Color

It's easy for many historical purists to dismiss the...
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Supernova Fireworks: ‘I’ve Never Seen Anything Like This,’ Says Astronomer

Nearly a millennia ago, Chinese and Japanese astronomers saw...
A tired-looking Caroline Cote in the tent

Caroline Cote On Her Speed Record, Sastrugi, and Positivity

This year’s Antarctic summer featured the usual cast of...
Glowworm caves

Natural Wonders: Glowworm Caves

In caves throughout New Zealand and Australia, you can...
Mont Blanc massif

Watch: Climbers From 1899 Descend From Mont Blanc

On paper, the idea of adding color to vintage...
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War Tourism: From the Crass Selfie to the ‘Never Again’ Lesson

"War" and "tourism" are two opposing forces that are...
first arctic primates found

Primate Ancestors Lived in High Arctic 52M Years Ago

Researchers have discovered evidence of the first known primate...
Cerro Torre, Poincenot, and Fitz Roy.

Why It’s So Hard to Rescue Climbers in Patagonia

Patagonia's mountains and impressive granite towers are ideal for...
Adam Bielecki at the base of Tilicho Peak.

Adam Bielecki on Style, K2, and Winter Manaslu

With two 8,000m winter firsts on his resumé, Adam...
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Earth’s Inner Core Stopped Spinning and Now Has Changed Direction

Yes, you read that headline correctly. The Earth's inner...
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Riding Waves While Saving Lives: Local Lifeguard Wins Surfing’s Biggest Event

It's the kind of sports story that transcends cliches. Surfing's...
Olivier Levasseur

Exploration Mysteries: The Treasure of Olivier Levasseur

The Golden Age of Piracy (1650-1730) was a tumultuous...
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