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At 82, Jane Dotchin Saddles Up for Her 50th 1,000KM Ride Across England

Seasoned horsewoman Jane Dotchin and her faithful steed Diamond...
burning building in the dark

Three Dead in Fire at Nirmal Purja’s Elite Exped Office in Kathmandu

A  major fire last night destroyed a building in...
Sanu Sherpa looks out of an orange tent.

Manaslu Summits: Climbers Descending in Hazardous Conditions

Finally, there is summit news from Manaslu. Kristin Harila,...
A tracker showing the route on a map of Manaslu.

Manaslu Live: A High Risk Summit Push

Dawn has arrived on Manaslu, bringing a bluebird sky....
Nefertiti's bust

Find of the Century: Queen Nefertiti’s Long-Lost Tomb Discovered

Archaeologist and former Minister of State for Antiquities Affairs...
Retired adventure cycling is gaining momentum globally.

Who Needs Bingo? Elderly Cyclists Smash Expectations With Mega Trips

Retirement used to involve less activity, not more, but...
Climbers stand in line, all clipped to the fixed rope, in a whiteout.

Manaslu Summit Push: Most Turn Back, a Handful Continue

Seizing a short period of slightly better weather, many...
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Replica Boat Shows How Ancient Romans Sailed Upwind

“If you want something done right, you’ve got to...
Cyril Derremaux paddling away from California

Cyril Derreumaux Kayaks From California to Hawaii

Cyril Derreumaux has completed his solo kayak from California...
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Crypt From Time of Ramses II Found in Israel

Ramses II ruled as Pharaoh of Egypt during the...
Portrait of Helias Millerioux smiling, against snow background.

Manaslu Alpine Style: French Trio to Attempt Rare West Side

Instead of joining the crowds on the normal northeast...
line of climbers trudge in a lin through deep snow, during a snowfall

Manaslu Crowds Move Higher Through Heavy Snow

A summit push is imminent on Manaslu's normal route...
the missing boat, safe on shore

Little Boat Floats By Itself From Newfoundland to Norway — In 14 Months

One boat's solo 3,700km journey across the North Atlantic...
alain robert climbing

‘French Spiderman’ Free Solos Skyscraper to Celebrate 60th Birthday

Alain Robert may be at retirement age, but the...

Nirmal Purja Injured in Paragliding Accident at Manaslu Base Camp

Elite Exped leader Nirmal Purja has suffered minor back...
Close shot of Adam Bielecki with yellow helmet and ski goggles lowered down his chin.

Adam Bielecki, National Polish Team Target New Routes in Garhwal Himalaya

Polish members of the country's National Himalayan Team are...
Surfer Mark Foo catches a wave.

ExWeb’s Adventure Links of the Week

When we’re not outdoors, we get our adventure fix...
rubber stamp that says Fake

Why Did They Do It? Six Archaeological Forgeries and the People Behind Them

Exploration has always attracted a certain amount of fraud....
reflection of K2 in a pond, flanked by silhouetted mountains

K2 Fees Up for the First Time in 20 Years, and It’s a Good Idea

For the first time in 20 years, Pakistan has...
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Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...
west face of dru

Weekend Warm-Up: First Ascent on Les Drus, Live

What does it take to establish a first ascent...
Starlink at McMurdo

Starlink Arrives in Antarctica, Into Traditional Iridium Territory

Get ready, Antarcticans: Elon Musk is on his way...
banff book finalists

Banff Mountain Book Festival Announces Finalists

If you’re an adventurous bookworm, check out the Banff...
Jannu North Face and Jannu East.

Spanish Team to Attempt First Ascent of Jannu East

Jannu East (7,468m) is one of the most coveted...
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