With no official governing body, it’s up to athletes to prove their fastest-known-time claims. But as the stakes increase, substantiating these feats has become more complex than ever. For those who still intend to pursue an FKT, though, these guidelines will help.
Enough already with skis and headlamps that can talk to our phones. The whole thrill of being outside is in escaping the modern tyranny of tech distractions.
There's no point in hauling one around if you're going to make these mistakes
Amid the worst drought on record, the city has threatened to turn off the taps on its nearly 4 million residents. Our correspondent spent a week there while he could still get a shower.
The world's highest peak will again be the focus of the climbing world
When two climbers were stranded near the summit of Nanga Parbat last winter, they sent out a desperate call on their satellite device. A hundred miles away, a Polish team of extraordinary climbers answered the call, prompting one of the most daring rescues in mountaineering history.
She worked tirelessly with her husband to conserve one of the last wild places on earth. Since his tragic death, she's worked even harder.
The Land of Maybe features a trip to the Faroe Islands with climbers Cedar Wright, James Pearson, and Yuji Hirayama.
This film La Torche features professional surfers in the middle of the night at Pointe de la Torche in France.
Now you can be part of trail history by helping put signs up along America's often-overlooked (but perhaps most beautiful) thru-hike