With climbing’s Olympic debut less than two weeks away, we compiled a short explanation of how the competition will unfold on the world stage
Josh Ourada fell 200 feet while free-soloing in Yosemite this spring, and lived to talk about it
Despite their differences, climbing’s most famous besties get along because they share the same convictions, support each other’s harebrained schemes, and, of course, engage in some good-natured smack talk
Mason Earle was scaling iconic rock faces when he was diagnosed with a chronic illness. Now he faces his greatest test of endurance.
How the climbing phenom works to equalize entry for young climbers
Mike Chambers and Jason Antin are an adventure power duo encouraging 9-5ers to make better use of their leisure time
The peak saw its first summits of the season last week, including several record-breaking climbs
A new documentary provides an in-depth look at the global bouldering community
A TV series from the makers of the popular film tour features races up El Capitan, sea-cliff climbing, and more
Is protecting your children from harm the best way for them to explore and understand the world?
A climber who installed routes over federally protected Native carvings has ignited a controversy online, death threats included
This season the Nepalese government says it will require climbers and guides to get permission from its Department of Tourism before disseminating images of others on the mountain. Enforcing it won’t be easy.
Want to safely build a rope swing but don’t know where to start? Learn how with professional tree climber Waldo Etherington.
Need to add knot-tying skills to your life but don’t know where to start? Follow along with professional tree climber Waldo Etherington.
The company sponsors some of the best athletes in the world, from Emily Harrington to Alex Honnold, all of whom are vying for a slice of the brand’s annual budget to support their expeditions. The process can be as competitive as getting into an Ivy League university—except, if approved, the athletes are often taking on death-defying adventures.
Students from Ida B. Wells Middle School visit Carderock Recreation Area, just outside Washington, D.C., to rock-climb for the first time
What does solving a boulder problem have to do with solving a crossword puzzle? An awful lot.
Nearly 280 rounds of chemotherapy hasn't stoped ovarian-cancer survivor Sharon White from taking on new hobbies
After more than three decades of attempts, there has finally been a winter summit on the Savage Mountain
With partner Adrian Ballinger and local guide Mark Synnott, Harrington discovers an untapped climbing zone: Maine's Atlantic coastline
After losing her brother to cancer, Mackenzie McGrath finds solace in guiding kids who have been impacted by the disease
As the world warms, the amount of oxygen at the top of earth's highest peak is increasing. That could make it easier to summit without using supplemental oxygen.
After the achievement of a lifetime, a few very important details got lost in translation
In the fall of 2019, Garrett Madison canceled his expedition on the world's highest peak. Then one of his clients sued him for breach of contract.
For the past decade, American climber Mike Dobie has been developing world-class routes outside the remote village of Liming. As the coronavirus triggers anti-Chinese sentiment worldwide, his mission is more important than ever.
Two bold men, one reckless plan: to watch the sun go dark atop a huge snow-covered peak in South America. You won't believe what happened next.
An attempt that was fraught with complications, high jinks, and bad decisions