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Hit The Trail With The Best Hiking Pants Of 2024

Hiking pants are a critical piece of outdoor gear...
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Everest Film Will Star Dafoe, Hiddleston

Electronics giant Apple has secured film rights to the...
Sherpa smiling on the summit of Everest with Makalu behind him

Everest: As Bad Weather Continues, Impatience Grows

Some forecasts suggest that the weather window that opened...
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Found: Treatment for Spitting Cobra Venom

The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine announced that a...
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Underwater Drones: Coming Soon to an Ocean Near You

If drone warfare or dancing robots aren’t already scary...
Andrews descends down an ice ledge on an otherwise vertical section of the Khumbu Icefall

FKT Runners to Attempt Lhotse This Weekend

Ultra-runners Tyler Andrews and Chris Fisher came to the...
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The Best Sunscreens of 2024

No matter what activities you enjoy outside, sunscreen should...
The two Mongolian climbers missing on Everest.

Two Mongolian Climbers Missing on Everest

Once again, climbers are going missing above 8,000m on...
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Ambitious ‘Transglobal’ Car Expedition Gets Shut Down in Greenland

A dozen explorers intent on driving special amphibious vehicles...
Hiking toward Cho Oyu.

Beyond Everest: Hiking the Himalaya

You might be forgiven for thinking that Everest and...
Ziemski climbing on vertical ice with fixed ropes on Makalu, skis on his back

Another Makalu Fatality and a Partial Ski Descent

News of another fatality on Makalu passed unreported for...
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NASA is Building Floating Train Tracks to Use on the Moon

It sounds like sci-fi, but NASA hopes to build...
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Adventure Links of the Week

When we’re not outdoors, we get our adventure fix...
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Mapping Human Migration Across Australia’s Lost ‘Atlantis’

Given Australia's gigantic scale and wild nature, archaeological research...
Kami Rita Sherpa.

More Everest Summits, Dhaulagiri Hopes Dashed

Several more climbers have topped out on Everest today,...
climbes in red on Everest.

One in Three Everest Climbers Suffers Cardiac Arrhythmia

As the Everest summits begin, climbers must be aware...
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Weekend Warm-Up: Pakistanis Take to the Slopes in ‘A Journey About Sharing’

Two hundred and thirty million people live in Pakistan,...
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First Everest Summits. On Kangchenjunga, Strong Winds Abort Push

Yesterday at 8.15 pm, 10 sherpa rope fixers summited...
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Plunge Into a Black Hole in NASA’s State-of-the-Art Simulation

Ever since we’ve known they exist, humans have wondered...
K2 with the summit covered by a cloud

Hiraide And Nakajima to Attempt the West Face of K2

Kazuya Hiraide and Kenro Nakajima will travel to Pakistan...
The remnants of the Humboldt glacier in Venezuela

Venezuela Becomes First Modern Country to Lose All Its Glaciers

In an occasion both momentous and deeply disturbing, scientists...
A red line shows the route on Kangchenjunga, from Camp 3 to the summit

Kangchenjunga Push, But Winds Stall Progress on Dhaulagiri

At least two teams on Kangchenjunga are on their...
Drawing of John C. Fremont.

Great Explorers: John C. Fremont

Skilled explorer or overreaching dilettante? Crusading abolitionist or violent...