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Laura Tiefenthaler Defeats Doubts for Eiger North Face Solo

Alone at 3,970m on the North Face of the...

Adam Ondra is So Far Ahead of Everyone Else, It’s Crazy

Adam Ondra has carried the “world’s best climber” mantle...

Weekend Warm-Up: Beginner to 9a in Four Years

The German-born Martina Demmel oozes natural talent. When she...
'Voie des Guides' on Les Drus in the French Alps, with tom livingstone and tom seccombe

Tom Livingstone: First Free Ascent of the ‘Voie des Guides’?

By the time Tom Livingstone and Tom Seccombe reached...

Great Tales in Mountaineering History: Mount Asgard, 1994

In 1994, Noel Craine, Paul Pritchard, Steve Quinlan, and...
ben nevis fear factory

This ‘Last Great’ Ice Climb on Ben Nevis is, Literally, a Fear Factory

If you’ve never climbed an ice route that you...

Interview With Marek Holecek: ‘Yes, Masherbrum is a Possibility’

Marek Holecek has gained a front-row seat in the...
Hirayama on FA of Peaceful Mountain 9a circa March 2022 Photo Y. Hirayama

At 53, Yuji Hirayama Stays on the Cutting Edge

Yuji Hirayama is a 53-year-old climber from Japan. And...
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The Sun Sets on Patagonia: A Look Back on 2021-22’s Adventures Way Down South

Amid one of the most active Patagonian summer seasons...
robbie phillips what we do in the shadows

Weekend Warm-Up: What We Do in the Shadows

Redpoint (v): To climb a route on lead without...

Poles Head to Trango’s Nameless Tower

Janusz Golab, Maciej Kimel, and Michal Krol have arrived...
torres del paine

This Week in Patagonia: New Adventure Routes and a Big Enchainment

The wire from Patagonia is crackling with climbing news...
Twyford on the crux section of 'The Big Bang' 9a. Photo: Marc Langley

Weekend Warm-Up: The Big Bang

In September 2019, climber Emma Twyford became the first...
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Mont Blanc: Steep New M7 Direct Line

Most alpinists on Mont Blanc don't seek out terrain...
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Canadian Ticks Rare Solo of Patagonia’s Torre Egger

The sun keeps shining this season in Patagonia, so...
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Another Patagonia First Ascent, Aptly Named ‘Pain and Gain’

Two Slovakians gutted out a new route in Patagonia...
torres del paine

First Ascent of Last Summit in the Torres del Paine Massif

Three soaring spires above a meltwater lake in Patagonia...

Charles Dubouloz Solos the North Face of the Grandes Jorasses

"I launch myself, I dare, I doubt, I'm scared,...
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To Repeat The ‘Full Ascent’ of Mauna Kea, You’ll Need A Submarine

Mount Everest is the world's tallest mountain by most...

100 Great Explorers of the Last 100 Years

BY MARTIN WALSH, ANGELA BENAVIDES, ASH ROUTEN, KRIS ANNAPURNA,...

ExWeb’s Adventure Links of the Week

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

Newcomers’ Guide: Bouldering Grade Scales

One reason for bouldering’s skyrocketing popularity is its low...
adam ondra on kout pikle

Watch Adam Ondra Make a Brutal 9b First Ascent in the Czech Republic

This Christmas, the world's most prolific sport climber delivered...
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Alex Honnold Grinds Out Long Route That May Be Hardest in U.S.

Synthetic Happiness has six pitches at 7c+/5.13 or harder...

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