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Pointy Alpamayo in shadow

Alpamayo: Huge Cornices Threaten Routes Up the Popular NW Face

The lovely Peruvian peak comes with many dangers, especially...
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Untangling the ‘Slovak Direct’ Squabble — No Internet Trolls Required!

It might look like the climbing world pulsates with...

Two French Brothers Trying to Hike 3,000km Across Norway in 100 Days

On June 1, brothers Fleury and Corentin Roux have...
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California-Hawaii By Kayak Begins

Cyril Derreumaux has started kayaking from California to Hawaii....
Snow and rock near the top of K2

K2 and Nanga Parbat: Storms and Crowds

Long expedition convoys are heading toward K2 and Broad...

Italians to Attempt New Route On the ‘Touching the Void’ Peak

One of the most interesting projects this season will...

The Mummy Files: Deciphering the World’s Best-Preserved Ancient Bodies

As unsettling as they are, dead bodies can offer...
bow of boat at sunset

Ocean Rowing Roundup for June

Since our last update, one crew has completed their...
Aerial view of tents at Everest Base Camp

Will Warming Temperatures Soon Make Everest Too Dangerous to Climb?

As the climate warms, the dangers on glaciers and...

In the Bug-Ridden Back of Beyond

In 1992, I hopped a bush plane and flew...
portrait of Madison Eklund

Interview with Madison Eklund: 560km Into a Solo Paddle

On May 7, 26-year-old Madison Eklund left Minneapolis to...
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ExWeb’s Adventure Links of The Week

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

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...
The headwall of Cerro Cachet. Photo: Mammut/YouTube

Weekend Warm-Up: The Search for Unclimbed Peaks

In November 2019, Swiss alpinists Lukas Hinterberger, Nicolas Hojac,...
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Karakoram Alpine Style: Diran, Pumari Chhish, K7

Several small teams are on their way to highly...
Mountain in sunshine

Spanish Duo Aim for Latok II in the Karakoram

Catalan climbers Miquel Mas and Marc Subirana are currently...

Stefi Troguet on K2 and Broad Peak Without O2

Behind her red lipstick smile, Stefi Troguet of Andorra...
A snowy peak backed by clouds

An Alpine-Style Ascent of Dolma Kang, and a Mystery Solved

On May 4, 2022, Spanish climbers Tomeu Rubi and...
thuderstruck on Kichatna Spire

Fallen Rock Reveals Pristine Route on Kichatna Spire

Sometimes diamonds hide in the rough. For two climbers...
A distant view of a snowy, cloud-topped mountain

Second Seven Summits: Ojos del Salado

The Second Seven Summits, the lesser-known and more difficult...

Sajid Sadpara Returns to K2 Once Again

K2 has been particularly cruel to young Sajid Sadpara....
Bruno Pereira (left) and Dom Phillips (right) Photos: Composite/CC

Police Locate Bodies of Missing Journalist and Indigenous Expert in Brazil

Late Wednesday evening, Brazilian authorities announced that they have...

Urubko & Cardell Summit Unclimbed Peak in Pakistan

Denis Urubko and Maria Cardell celebrated their sixth anniversary...
Henet Wave drone

Measure the Height of a Wave Accurately? One Drone Company May Have the Answer

Given the world's easy access to all human knowledge,...
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