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Update: Kangchenjunga, Annapurna, and Makalu Summit Pushes

Kangchenjunga is living up to its reputation as one...
Ivory-billed woodpecker illustration by Kretschmer and Schmid 1878. Image: Shutterstock

Has the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker Escaped Extinction After All?

For many years, American Ivory-billed woodpeckers inhabited the dense...

On Thin Ice: New 1,100m Revelation Route Offers Little Purchase

Matt Cornell and Jackson Marvell punched out a long,...

Kangchenjunga Summit Push Halted

The first summit push of the season on Kangchenjunga...

Ryan Finn Sails 22,500km from New York to San Francisco

On April 22, Ryan Finn completed a 22,500km solo...

Makalu: Sherpas Advancing Quickly Toward the Summit

In addition to the ongoing pushes on Kangchenjunga and...

Kangchenjunga Summit Push Tonight, Annapurna’s Tomorrow

Summit pushes are going according to plan: Climbers on...

Arctic Roundup: Suffering Through Baffin Island

In our latest arctic roundup, the Baffin Island pair...

Kangchenjunga: An Interview With Sirbaz Khan

Flying somewhat under the radar, Sirbaz Khan has climbed...

New Summit Push on Annapurna

Like Kangchenjunga, Annapurna is in the midst of a...
Emperor penguin. Photo David Herraez Calzada

It’s World Penguin Day!

Today, April 25, marks World Penguin Day — an...

Kangchenjunga Summit Push Begins

After Dhaulagiri, Mingma G is leading his second summit...

Kangchung Nup Summit!

Today, Toshiyuki Yamada and Takeshi Tani successfully climbed the...

ExWeb’s Adventure Links of The Week

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

Enjoy Snow? Here’s the Man Who Took the First Pictures of Snowflakes

Though not an explorer of geographies, Snowflake Bentley was...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...
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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...
Photo: JR Lees, courtesy of the Pinnacle Club Gwen Moffat - first british female mountain guide

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...
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