The Science of Life and Death in the Himalayas

A new study shows that climbing teams from countries with rigid social structures are more likely to summit Himalaya mountains—but also more likely to die trying. Can the data predict summit success?

Devon O’Neil
Jan 21, 2015

IFC Films's new movie about K2 never quite reaches the top

Grayson Schaffer
Oct 17, 2013

10 Great Whitewater Rafting Destinations

If you plan to get out in an inflatable this season, you’re probably going to have a great time regardless of what body of water you’re cruising. But if you’re looking for the biggest thrills and the most excitement, consider this your go-to list.

Stephanie Pearson
Jul 2, 2012