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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...

Justin Barbour on Wind, Snow and Upriver Canoe Travel

After canoeing for 83 days across Labrador and northern...
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Updated: The Women of Thin Air

Luo Jing Update, October 25 A day after Luo Jing...

Weather Apps for Adventurers

If you're researching typical weather conditions for your next...

Weekend Warm-Up: Freeride the Death Zone, 8000m+

To ski an 8,000'er requires more than the skill...

Antarctica 2018-2019: Expeditions to Watch, Part I

As the wan Antarctic sun creeps higher in the...
Alex Txikon winter Everest

Alex Txikon: Winter K2 is only an option – and not my first

Alex Txikon has changed his misty Basque Country homeland...

James Forrest: Two Months, 273 Irish Mountains

After 10 years in a dead-end job, James Forrest...

An Interview with Hanifa Yousoufi: First Afghan Woman to Climb Mt. Noshaq

In August, Hanifa Yousoufi became the first Afghan woman to summit...

Winter Rages, and Justin Barbour Calls it Quits

The onset of winter has thwarted Justin Barbour's quest...

Avalanche Kills Nine in Nepal

Four Nepali Sherpas and five Korean climbers have died...

Weekend Warm-Up: Lunag Ri

It's a well-trodden path: The battle-hardened older master takes...

Erden Eruç: ExWeb’s Newest Ambassador

In July 2007, Erden Eruç set out from California's...

Denis Urubko: I’m going back to K2

By: Laszlo Pinter There is no doubt that Russian Denis...

Poles Abandon Manaslu

Eight Polish climbers have abandoned their climb of a...

Austrians Notch Unclimbed Himalayan peak

Four veteran Austrian alpinists have made the first ascent...

The Greatest Goal: Teams Prep for Winter K2

In the times of overcrowding, massive use of bottled...

Weekend Warm-Up: Skiing Noshaq

Almost 50 years ago, members of the Innsbruck Academic...

Luo Jing Becomes First Chinese Woman to Climb all 14×8000’ers

Update: October 5, 2018, Spanish news website Desnivel reports...

Taking what you can out of life. The end of the Wheelchair Trip

Taking what you can out of life. The end...

Tasmania Winter Trek Complete

[caption id="attachment_7041" align="alignnone" width="640"] Expedition promo. Photo: Louis Loncke[/caption] Belgian...

Sergi Mingote Claims His Third 8,000’er

[caption id="attachment_7052" align="alignnone" width="278"] Camp 2 on Manaslu. Photo:...

Carlos Soria Abandons Dhaulagiri

“It’s over - the mountain is impossible to deal...