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Summit Season Begins On Everest

Summit Season Begins On Everest

It has been a long and tumultuous spring climbing season on the world’s tallest mountain but for the climbers who have been on Everest since the beginning of April, the end is nearly in sight. Earlier today the Sherpas charged with installing the ropes on the mountain completed their work, [...]

British Ocean Rower Begins Pacific Crossing

British Ocean Rower Begins Pacific Crossing

British ocean rower Sarah Outen launched her second attempt to cross the Pacific Ocean last week, setting out from Japan on what promises to be a 6-month long, 4500-mile odyssey. The ocean crossing is just the latest leg on her 2+ year  quest to circle the globe entirely under her [...]

Everest Climbers, Sherpas Make Peace

Everest Climbers, Sherpas Make Peace

The three climbers who were brutally attacked on Everest earlier this week have met with the Sherpas that instigated the violent incident and signed a “peace agreement” of sorts. Both sides came together in Base Camp on Tuesday with a mediator present to help facilitate an amicable resolution to the [...]

Three Climbers Attacked By Sherpas On Mt. Everest

Three Climbers Attacked By Sherpas On Mt. Everest

A confrontation high on the slopes of Mt. Everest turned violent this past weekend as an angry mob of Sherpas attacked a trio of independent mountaineers there. The confrontation began with a fiery exchange near Camp 3, located at 7200 meters (23,622 ft) on the mountain, but later escalated when [...]

Success And Sadness On Makalu In The Himalaya

Success And Sadness On Makalu In The Himalaya

The spring climbing season is now  in full swing in the Himalaya with dozens of climbers in base camp on Everest, Lhotse and various other mountains across the region. Most of them will spend the next few weeks acclimatizing to the thin air and preparing their bodies for the challenges [...]

Aussie 8 Team Completes Expedition Ahead Of Schedule

Aussie 8 Team Completes Expedition Ahead Of Schedule

A couple of weeks back we told you about three adventurous outdoor athletes who were preparing to set out on an ambitious project to bag the highest peaks in each of the eight Australian states in record time. They dubbed their journey the Aussie 8 expedition and the plan was [...]

First All Black Expedition to Climb Denali in June

First All Black Expedition to Climb Denali in June

The first African American to climb Denali was an administrative assistant from Seattle named Charles Crenchaw. Black American mountaineers were rare enough back then for Ebony to profile Crenchaw in 1963, one year before his historic climb. When asked about the racial diversity in his sport, he remarked, “I have not encountered [...]

National Park Week!

National Park Week!

National Park Week is pretty much one of the best things out there, granted you can get access to a National Park. But, if you can’t, watching this video will suffice, right? Wrong. National Park Week is the perfect excuse for outdoor lovers to do what he loves the most. [...]

Britain’s Prince Harry To Join Expedition To The South Pole This Year

Britain’s Prince Harry To Join Expedition To The South Pole This Year

Earlier this week Britain’s Prince Harry announced plans to join an expedition headed to the South Pole that is scheduled to get underway  in November. The 28-year old Prince will take part in an ambitious race to the bottom of the world in an effort to raise funds and awareness [...]

Icefall Collapse Causes Delays On Everest

Icefall Collapse Causes Delays On Everest

As we’ve mentioned before, the spring climbing season in the Himalaya is in full swing with teams arriving in Base Camp on both the North and South Side of Everest. The climbers now face several weeks of acclimatization and training ahead of their final summit bids, which are likely to [...]