She’s a single mom who works as a dishwasher at a Whole Foods in Connecticut. And she just reached the top of the world for the ninth time.
The Sherpa climber now holds the top-of-the-world record
We're calling it: these athletes will dominate the headlines for the next two months
The Seeker is a film that features hiker Atul Khandar taking a solo journey to Everest Base Camp.
The world's highest peak will again be the focus of the climbing world
Mount Everest is increasingly defined by budget guiding companies—and more crowding than ever
Sherpa women aren't encouraged to climb mountains. But that wasn't going to stop Dawa Yangzum Sherpa, who grew up in a Himalayan village with no electricity or running water but knew that she would one day summit Mount Everest. At 21, she stood on top of the world and then started a new quest: to become the first woman from her country to earn mountaineering's most elite title—an IFMGA.
From women’s collective And She’s Dope Too and Backcountry.com, Moksha highlights a group of mountain bikers in Nepal who want to grow the number of women in the sport.
High-altitude alpinist Masha Gordon says it's time women claimed more peaks, and she has a plan to make it happen
Generations of climbers, journalists, and scholars relied on her reporting from the foot of the world's 8,000-meter peaks