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Antarctica 2018-2019: Wind and White-Outs

On Week Two of our 2018-2019 Antarctica coverage, the...

Everest North Side Goes Green

The thin air on Everest North Side will be...

Couple Launches Three-Year Hike Along World’s Longest Trail

[caption id="attachment_8142" align="alignnone" width="960"] The Great Trail, also known...
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High-Altitude Forecasting: The Weather Wizards of the Greater Ranges

High-altitude mountaineering has evolved since George Mallory gamely trudged...

Fyodor Konyukhov: The World’s Busiest Adventurer Begins His Latest Expedition

Fyodor Konyukhov, the world's most prolific and versatile explorer,...

Weekend Warm-Up: Voyage of the Finnmen

"Our skin-sewed Fin-boats lightly swim,  Over the seas like wind...

Interview: Eric Larsen on the South Pole Speed Record

"Don’t forget to rest a lot every day." --...

Antarctica 2018-2019: The Races Begin

With most of the major 2018-2019 Antarctic expeditions either...
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Winter K2: Artem Braun Says It’s Now or Never

After many headaches and uncertainties, the winter K2 expedition...

Eric Larsen Targets South Pole Speed Record

Flying somewhat under the radar, veteran American polar traveler...

Weekend Warm-Up: North of Known

[caption id="attachment_7962" align="alignnone" width="602"] Gavin McClurg over the Alaskan...

Pumori Followup: Interview with Teofil Vlad

Last week, we reported on a new line climbed...

Hits of the 2018 Banff Mountain Film Festival

The Banff Mountain Film Festival, the premier event of...

Lake Baikal: An Ideal First Expedition for Manhaulers

For those with an interest in exotic cold-weather travel,...

Mateusz Waligóra Crossed the Mongolian Gobi Desert Alone

Mateusz Waligóra Crossed the Mongolian Gobi Desert Alone by Dominik...

Weekend Warm-Up: Operation Moffat

"I don’t think I’ve ever been frightened" -- Gwen...
Romanians New Route on Pumori

Romanians Open New Route on Pumori

Pumori is a popular spot for Everest Base Camp...

Shared Ice: A dream come true across the largest Icelandic icecaps

We planned our expedition to Iceland as part of...

Masatatsu Abe: A Solo Specialist Takes on Antarctica

[caption id="attachment_7396" align="alignnone" width="732"] Photo: Masatatsu Abe[/caption] A Japanese rickshaw...

Sarah McNair-Landry: ExWeb’s Latest Ambassador

Growing up in the frigid expanse of Baffin Island,...
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Adam Bielecki’s Next Big Goal. Hint: It’s not Winter K2

[caption id="attachment_7368" align="alignnone" width="1839"] Adam Bielecki climbs K2’s Black...

Antarctica 2018-2019: Expeditions to Watch, Part II

In Part II of our guide to 2018-2019 Antarctic...

David Lama Solos Lunag Ri

Austrian climber David Lama has soloed Lunag Ri (6,907m), a...

Weekend Warm-Up: Loved by All – The Story of Apa Sherpa

One of the greatest living mountaineers, Apa Sherpa reached...