Less than three weeks after the latest attempt on Latok I ended in death and a dramatic rescue, a Slovenian-British trio has finally claimed one of the last great prizes in mountaineering
He was the best alpinist of his generation, a quiet, unassuming Canadian known for bold ascents of some of the world’s most iconic peaks. Four months ago, at the age of 25, he traveled to Alaska to join climber Ryan Johnson for a first ascent outside Juneau. They never came back, and a frantic nine-day search left more questions than answers.
As South African Sibusiso Vilane awaits a window to summit Mount Everest for the third time—this attempt without oxygen—he wants the world to know something: We need more black mountaineers
Women who work as guides and professional athletes face a tougher go than their male counterparts if they also want to raise children
One man's quest to ski the equivalent of sea level to the summit of Everest and back. Twice. In 24 hours. On a single ski run.
Study finds that high-elevation areas in the Himalaya are seeing wetter, more frequent slides
This month, Red Bull sponsored a team of the world's best mountaineers to ski across the Alps in less than 41 days
Anna Pfaff is a professional alpinist when conditions are right and a trauma nurse the rest of the time
The godfather of alpinism shares his thoughts on his fallen comrade, taking risks on mountains, and how his perspective has changed with age
The man known affectionately as the 'Swiss Machine' lived life on the cutting edge. Here, we gather the remembrances of those who knew him best.