Ash Routen

Ash is an outdoor and adventure writer from the UK. His words have featured in global outlets such as The Guardian, Outside Magazine and Red Bull. He works as a public health scientist by day and writes about the outdoors in his spare time. Ash's areas of expertise are polar expeditions, mountaineering, and adventure travel. For vacation Ash enjoys going on independent Arctic sledding expeditions. Read more at www.ashrouten.com


First Everest Summit of 2018

A team of climbing Sherpas reached the top of...

Update on the Everest-Lhotse Teams

This season, two teams on Everest are aiming to...

Former Olympic Cyclist Forced to Abandon on Everest

Former Olympic cyclist Victoria Pendleton has been forced to...

Photo Diary – Griffith on Everest, Week 2

British climber and photographer Jon Griffith is attempting the...

Team Skis Entire Length of the Alps

A multinational team has completed a 1,721-kilometre ski tour across the...

Photo Diary – Hamor and Colibasanu on Everest

Peter Hamor and Horia Colibasanu are currently heading to...

Anniversary of Ueli Steck’s death

Exactly one year ago today, Swiss alpinist Ueli Steck...

Tenji and Griffith Acclimatizing Well

Sherpa Tenji and Jon Griffith are attempting the Everest-Lhotse traverse...

Colibasanu and Hamor on the move

This season, Romanian Horia Colibasanu and Slovakian Peter Hamor are...

Photo Diary – Jon Griffith on Everest

British climber and photographer Jon Griffith is attempting the...

All Women’s Euro-Arabian Expedition Reach North Pole

On April 21, a mainly novice team of women...

Everest-Lhotse Traverse Update

Last week, ExWeb brought news of two separate teams...

Tania Noakes Solos the Entire Length of Norway in Winter

Tania Noakes, a British IFMGA Mountain Guide, has completed...

Lou Rudd Announces Plan to Cross Antarctica Alone and Unsupported

Briton Lou Rudd to attempt Worsley's fatal route...

Second Team to try Everest-Lhotse Traverse

Earlier in the week, ExWeb reported that Tenji Sherpa...

Three British Women Complete Guyana River Paddle

A team of British adventurers (Laura Bingham, Ness Knight,...

Sherpa Tenji to target Everest–Lhotse Traverse

As Everest season approaches, news of climbers' plans has...

Reboot of the Dark Ice Project

British polar adventurer Alex Hibbert returns with his ambitious...

Unsupported Lake Baikal Crossing

550 km unsupported foot crossing of Lake Baikal A two...

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