When Wui Kin Chin collapsed high on the deadliest mountain in the world, he urgently needed a rescue. Instead, he sat alone at 24,000 feet for more than 40 hours.
It's the third death of the Everest climbing season
Since 2000, Tim Friede, a truck mechanic from Wisconsin, has endured some 200 snakebites and 700 injections of lethal snake venom—all part of a masochistic quest to immunize his body and offer his blood to scientists seeking a universal antivenom. For nearly two decades, few took him seriously. Then a gifted young immunologist stumbled upon Friede on YouTube—and became convinced that he was the key to conquering snakebites forever.
Beyond Clothing is turning protective combat uniforms into stylish outdoor gear
Five years after he famously Facebooked his way to rescue from a Himalayan crevasse, scientist and climber John All is back on Mount Everest, looking for answers about how global warming is affecting the highest peaks on earth
For one thing, if you're feeling thirsty, drink up
Cell phone photos show that Jess Roskelley, Hansjörg Auer, and David Lama reached the summit but died on the descent
From 'The Suble Art of Not Giving a F*ck' to 'Sapiens,' this professional mountain biker doesn't mess around when it comes to reading good books
David Lama, Jess Roskelley, and Hansjörg Auer had been attempting a difficult route up Howse Peak in the Canadian Rockies when they got hit by a massive slide earlier this week
No one has done more to sound the alarm about climate change than Bill McKibben. We asked him: is there any hope at all?
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