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Nolwen Berthier Joins Female 9a+/5.15 Club with ‘Super Crackinette’

This week, France’s Nolwen Berthier joined the 9a+/5.15 club...
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Weekend Warm-Up: Operation Moffat

Gwen Moffat is a name that lines the halls...
El Capitan in Yosemite

Duo Unlocks Fresh Tactics to Free Climb El Cap in a Day, Sans Support

These days, a free ascent — all upward progress...

Jet Stream Delays Summit Pushes

The jet stream is currently hitting the Himalayan summits....
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New Crevasses Will Make Mont Blanc Climbing Harder, More Dangerous

The Goûter Route on Mont Blanc (4,808m) above Chamonix,...

Natural Wonders: Gravity Hills

There are peculiar spots around the world where the...

Second Seven Summits: Mount Townsend

The Second Seven Summits involves climbing the second-highest peak...

Makalu: Interview with Adrian Ballinger

On Makalu, climbers have settled into Advance Base Camp...

Natural Wonders: Pingualuit Crater

In the Nunavik region of northern Quebec, not far...

Annapurna: A Climbers’ Guide

In spring 2021, a record 67 climbers reached the...

Best Stargazing In the U.S.? Try These ‘Dark Sky’ Locations

By now, you’re aware that dark night skies are...

The Man Who Bought a Tropical Island and What He Did With It

In 1962, Brendon Grimshaw did something many of us...
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Seb Berthe Bails on ‘The Dawn Wall’ After Long Effort

Sebastien Berthe’s effort to send the world’s hardest multipitch...

No-Summit Week on Dhaulagiri and Annapurna

Carlos Soria retreated from Camp 3 on Dhaulagiri today....

Veteran Arctic Travelers to Traverse Axel Heiberg Island

Arctic veterans John Dunn and Graeme Magor will soon...
Location of Transglobal Arctic Expedition F-150 truck loss. Image: CBC News

Transglobal Car Expedition Loses Vehicle Through Ice; Local Inuit Village Outraged

On March 23, an international group known as the...

Will the Old Guy Make it At Last? Carlos Soria in Camp 3 on Dhaulagiri

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story, based...

Annapurna Climbers Struggle; Plus Updates on the Other 8,000’ers

Annapurna (8,091m) summit push Heavy snowfall has prompted the 8K...

Arctic Roundup: An Island Too Far?

In our latest arctic roundup, Baffin Island looks to...

ExWeb’s Adventure Links of The Week

When we’re not outdoors, we get our adventure fix...

Annapurna Update: Climbers in Camp 2

The summit push on Annapurna I (8,091 m) is...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...
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Weekend Warm-Up: Solving for Z

Usually, times when you think you have it all...

Annapurna: Summit Push Begins

A summit push on the 10th highest and one...
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