Alan Arnette

The latest news from the world's highest peaks.

What’s the best boot for a Denali summit?

I am gearing up to make a Denali summit attempt some time next year and I am wondering if my Scarpa Summit GTX boots with a good overboot will be up to the...

Climbing K2

Outside Magazine offers free photo galleries. See the best in outdoor photography, featuring top pictures of climbing K2.

Are the Mountains Killing Your Brain?

Alarming new science shows that thin air can wreck brain cells—at lower altitudes than you'd think. Here's how to protect yourself.

Protect Your Brain

Follow these steps to prevent high-altitude trouble in your head.