Lightheaded or feeling woozy? Trekking companies are convincing tourists it's an emergency and making tens of thousands off the insurance claims.
The true story of a daring rescue on one of the Himalayas' most notorious peaks
Exposure to extreme environments can change our DNA. Everest climbers—and their twins—are the perfect study subjects.
Despite nearby Taliban attacks, the 24-year-old reached the top of 24,580-foot Mount Noshaq—the first woman from her country ever to do so
From a burly titanium option to one that collapses when not in use
Summit fever, a lack of mountaineering skills, and the allure of social media are leading to serious accidents on the lower 48's highest peak. Can anything be done to stop the injuries and deaths?
Some might surprise you
‘Annapurna One’ features a team of mountaineers making a summit attempt at Annapurna.
Lucy Walker was the first woman to summit the Matterhorn and the Eiger—in a billowing dress—but she nearly vanished from history
Alexander Gukov's partner, Sergey Glazunov, fell to his death while rappelling from the 23,442-foot Latok I in Pakistan.