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‘Shaft of the Abyss’ on Golgotha Pushes Marin, Helander to the Limit

Andres Marin and Clint Helander had to work hard...

Japanese Pair Try for First Ascent of Kangchung Nup’s North Face

Every spring, while hundreds of climbers target the 8,000'ers,...

Legends Series: Aloha Wanderwell

Ambitious trailblazer, innovator, and adventurer; Aloha Wanderwell was born...

Mount Tyree, Antarctica’s Second-Highest Peak

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

Progress on Annapurna, First Arrivals at Kangchenjunga

Progress is swift on Annapurna, where some of the...

Natural Wonders: Fairy Chimneys

The volcanic Cappadocia region in Turkey is a sculpture...

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...

Weekend Warm-Up: Heavenly Trap

The very first shot in Heavenly Trap, the 36-minute...

Mushroom Monster

Once upon an earlier time, I was doing ethnographic...
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Flurry of Repeats on France’s Hardest Trad Climb

James Pearson's Le Voyage (E10, 7a) sat without a...

Makalu: A Climbers’ Guide

Mingma Dorchi Sherpa has already climbed Makalu three times...

Oswald Rodrigo Pereira on the Tragedies of Broad Peak and Winter K2

Oswald Rodrigo Pereira first set foot in the Himalaya...
The Hubble Space Telescope magnifies Earendel by tens of thousands of times along the "magnification line." Photo: NASA/ESA/Brian Welch (JMU)/Dan Coe (STSCI)/Peter Laursen (DAWN)

The 13-Billion-Year-Old Twinkle: Hubble Spots Most Distant Star Yet

Earendel is Old English for "morning star" or "rising...

Arctic Roundup: New Expeditions Ready to Begin

As two expeditions near their end, three more prepare...

Escape from Camp 354: Mount Kenya, 1943

The history of Africa's second-highest peak culminates in the...

Pluto’s Ice Volcanoes: A Cold, Hard Shell With a Warm, Gooey Centre

Pluto is weird. Before the scientific community decided it...

Skiing Makalu, Paragliding Everest: Glimpses of the Season Ahead

The climbing is primed to begin, especially on central...

Peak Collectors in Modern Himalayan Climbing

As the Himalayan climbing season begins, the various professionals...
Martin Sieberer (left) and Simon Messner (right) on the Schrammacher summit, March 24, 2022. Photo: S. Messner

Simon Messner Leaves Innsbruck With Frozen Toes and a Great New Route

Simon Messner and Martin Sieberer risked life and limb...

Four Kayakers Will Try to Paddle the Entire Northwest Passage in One Season

The fabled Northwest Passage is changing as the world...
Expedition Full Circle training for Everest. Photo: Full Circle Everest/Amrit Ale

First All-Black Expedition to Everest

A contingent of Black mountaineers from the U.S. is...

Summit Proof: Why Do We Need It? Rodolphe Popier Explains

Climbers currently preparing for Makalu and Lhotse will want...
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Laura Tiefenthaler Defeats Doubts for Eiger North Face Solo

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