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Ousland and Colliard raise their arms in celebration at the end of the ice cap crossing

Ousland, Colliard Cross Devon Island Ice Cap

Borge Ousland and Vince Colliard have completed their crossing...
Bargiel holds a pole with two flags: the white and red Polish flag and the yellow-blue Ukrainian one. Behind him is Everest's West Shoulder and Nuptse's flank.

Everest: Andrzej Bargiel Courts Trouble, Unfurls Ukrainian Flag in Base Camp

The Ukrainian flag has become a source of trouble...
a pastoral scene in Holland

ExWeb’s Adventure Links of the Week

When we’re not outdoors, we get our adventure fix...
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Hey Kids, Want to Visit the Titanic? Only $250,000

If you’ve never seen the Titanic in person, you’re...
An illustration of the projected moon base

The First Human Habitation on the Moon Could be a Bouncy Castle

In the litany of human contrivances for lodging —...
Prince paddling alone in a grey sea

Brendon Prince to SUP around Ireland 

Brendon Prince, who paddled a stand-up paddleboard around the...
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Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...
Loch Maree, with islands and water

Weekend Warm-Up: The Last Wilderness of Scotland

Lockdowns and closed borders have a way of redefining...
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Remembering Queen Elizabeth’s Indelible Mark On Mt. Everest

May 29, 1953: Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary...
youngest to climb 9a

This Kid Just Climbed Harder Than 99% of Us Ever Will — At 12 Years Old

Theo Blass joined the 9a (5.14d) club on Thursday...
A tiny figure with skis in the backpack progress in a maze of ice chunks.

Everest & Manaslu: Rope Fixers Speeding Along

The way to Camp 2 is fixed on Everest,...
An illustration of a sunken city. A huge statue holding a trident lies on the sea bed with a ruined building in the distance.

The Real Atlantises: Seven Sunken Cities From Around the World

Film, television, music, and literature have explored the legend...
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Shortlist of Books Announced for Boardman Tasker Award

Mountain climbing — and literature about it — has...
Two sailors sit on their boat with an icy shoreline behind them.

Catamaran Journey Through Northwest Passage Ends Just 400Km Short

Wind and waves in the Northwest Passage ended more...
Observatory in the Chilean desert

Newly Discovered Planet May Hold Life

Life on humanity’s newest potential home among the stars...
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The New iPhone 14 Can Send SOS Messages Via Satellite

Global cell phone service represents the next frontier for...
charon moon

Why Does Pluto’s Moon Have A Blood-Red North Pole? Ice Volcanoes

Take a close look at the above photo of...
Lines of yellow tents spread on rocky morrain terrains at Manaslu base Camp - a sea of clouds covering the valley below.

Manaslu: Record Crowds on the Way

Manaslu climbers have flocked to Kathmandu and are currently...
Wall in Eastern Greenland

Big-Wall Climbing: What is it, Which Wall is the Biggest, and Why is This Climbing Different?

Last month, American Alex Honnold and Hazel Findlay of...
A clients clad in down suit plays a keyboard brought and held by Sherpas to the summit of Everest

Everest Authorities Not Pleased With Summit Piano Player and Ukrainian Flag Bearer

Nineteen-year-old Juan Diego Martinez Alvarez of Mexico paid $350,000...

Updated: Only Three Survive the Ordeal on Klyuchevskaya

Only three of the 12 climbers on Klyuchevskaya volcano...
Portrait of Nicole Mann

The First Native American Woman Astronaut Prepares for Liftoff

Later this month, Nicole Aunapu Mann will become the...
Group selfie, with climbers, filming crew and sirdar greeting and showing thumbs up.

Bargiel on Everest: Sherpas Begin Fixing Khumbu Icefall

After a night in Lobuche and a hike up...
Klyuchevskaya with weirdly beautiful sunset clouds

Two More Die on Klyuchevskaya; Death Toll Now Eight

Two more members of the 12-person group on Klyuchevskaya...
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