Standing 16,050 feet (4892 meters) in height, Mt. Vinson is the tallest peak in Antarctica, making it a popular destination for climbers who have set their sights on bagging the Seven Summits. Each year, beginning in early December, a small window of opportunity opens
Climbing can be one of the most physically demanding activities this planet has to offer. Not only does it take absolute brute strength in almost every muscle of your body, but you also need the stamina of five oxen to keep moving during long and tough climbs
A back-country, hut to hut ski trip is a great way to experience nature during a season that most people are indoors. While sleeping in a tent during the dead of winter might not sound fun (depending on who you are), these hut to hut trips come equipped with heated [...]
Chasing Ice has earned its place as one of the film festival darlings of the year. With awards from Sundance, River Run, SXSW, Silverdocs, and others, the film is bound to make an impact on human history; if anything, by documenting some of the the last remaining ice environments in [...]
And why not? For more than 150 years, winter enthusiasts have been drawn to Telemark skiing. This hybrid activity combines the free-heel technique of cross-country skiing with the high speeds and steep slopes
For those of us without the desire, physical capacity or means to climb epic mountains, a cable car is the next best thing. Lucky for us there are some engineers with a serious sense of
There are many ways that people can change in order to relieve the burden of destruction from the shoulders of the environment. More efficient electric cars are being produced, wind farms are popping up all over the place, and small, organic gardens seem to be taking over grassy lawns.
Though the practice of ice climbing dates back to 19th century European mountaineering techniques, the activity has generated a sizable following in the United States. Here are some of the premium ice-climbing locales found west of the Atlantic.
33-year old Graham Hughes has managed to accomplish something that few of us could ever hope to dream of. Over the past four years the British man has spent the majority of his time traveling the globe,