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Watch: Skiers Tame Otherworldly Couloirs

Ever seen a line quite like this? Neither have...
The Care Bear Traverse

The Care Bear Traverse; Fitz Roy Rescue Ends

Two weeks after opening a new line on Aguja...
Colin Haley on Fitz Roy.

First Alpine-Style Solo of Fitz Roy’s Goretta Pillar

Colin Haley returned to Patagonia this month to take...
world's oldest runestone

World’s Oldest Runestone May Bear Woman’s Name

Archaeologists found the oldest-ever recorded runestone at a burial...
Icelandic wilderness scene, with tiny bikepacker

ExWeb’s Adventure Links of The Week

When we’re not outdoors, we get our adventure fix...
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Adam Ondra Climbs A Giant Sinkhole

After a few photos teasing this epic send, Adam...
Dhaulagiri in the sun, a tiny figure of a climber on the glacier below.

It’s Over on Winter Dhaulagiri

Continued high winds and coming snow have killed the...

In Antarctica, Any Claim Goes

Yesterday Briton Preet Chandi triumphantly announced on social media...
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Alex Honnold Summits Antarctica’s Vinson: ‘I Felt Shockingly Bad’

Alex Honnold has just climbed one of the Seven...
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Weekend Warm-Up: ‘Squib’ Dreams Up a Trippy Tasmanian Trad Climb

After watching just one minute of this Tasmanian climbing...
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Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...
Patagonia's Fitz Roy's group in a blue day, with some snow on the faces.

Fatal Avalanche on Fitz Roy Hits Two Climbers

Basque climbers Amaia Agirre and Iker Bilbao are missing...
Five rowers in a boat at the end of the trip

Row from Antarctica to South Georgia Aborts

Health problems -- compounded with the predictably difficult rowing...
patagonia ice fields expedition

Major Patagonia Expedition: Surviving 45 Days, 600Km On Ice Fields And Crevasses

Two years in the logistics phase, 45 days on...
Vermas and Teelahti at the South Pole.

Antarctica 2022-2023: The Season Winds Down

Most of this year's Antarctic expeditions have now wrapped...
lochnagar scotland

Greg Boswell Fights For Scotland’s Hardest Winter Climb

The ceiling of difficulty in Scottish winter climbing just...
alaska polar bear attack

Polar Bear Kills Mother, 1-Year-Old in Alaska

A polar bear chased several residents around a tiny,...
elephant eggs in museum

Natural Wonders: The Largest Egg Ever Laid

Before emus, ostriches, and kiwis, there were elephant birds....
Climber on a vertical dihedral on Paragonian granite.

Torres del Paine’s South African Route, Free-Climbed Again

Yesterday, American Tyler Karow was texting on a bus...
David Goettler trains near Dhaulagiri.

Bodies Found Near Dhaulagiri

"We found two dead bodies at the French Pass,"...
dental work in a tent

The Well-Prepared Adventurer: Ousland Plays Dentist on Past Expedition

If you think you hate the dentist now, wait...
roundabout in the UK

Circular Thinking: Man Reckons He Can Stealth Camp in Roundabouts Across UK

Billy Richomme is on a quest: stealth camp in...
tasmania

Linking Tasmania’s Abel Mountains — All 158 Of Them

British climber and cyclist Anna Taylor has set her...
Selfie with sherpas behind her and clouds covering the valley in background.

Grace Tseng: ‘I will Climb Kangchenjunga Again’

Recent investigations cast doubts on Grace Tseng's ascent of...
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