The pro climber shares some hard-earned advice for pushing boundaries and solving problems
For the German climber and his family, life has changed dramatically over the past five weeks
One of America’s top climbers offers advice on how to use your lower body to power up a crag
Professional climber Jonathan Siegrist shares the secrets to building strong hands
The Indian climbing community is predominantly male. These women aim to change that.
A longtime Everest chronicler examines how much it actually costs to climb the world’s highest mountain in 2022—and where the money goes
Mountaineer Irina Galay wants Russian climbers blocked from the high peaks
One inspired the world, one is in danger of being forgotten, and one disappeared
‘A Road Trip to Little Rock Cities’ follows a group of climbers traveling from Brooklyn, New York, to Chattanooga, Tennessee
The Nutcracker, in Montana, is one of the most difficult mixed ice climbs to be done without a rope in the lower 48
‘A Village’ explores what it takes to support the next generation of climbers and steward a diverse outdoor community
The 262-foot wall on the exterior of Denark’s CopenHill is a sight to behold
Filmmaker Max Lowe on what it’s been like to tell his family’s story in his new documentary, Torn, and what he hopes we can all learn from it
Director Max Lowe explores the aftermath of his father’s death in the emotional documentary
Corrado “Korra” Pesce and his partner, Tomás Aguiló, had completed a new route on Cerro Torre’s east and north face when a rime-ice mushroom collapsed onto them from above
Caught in a storm, mountaineers Radoslav Groh and Marek Holecek found themselves trapped on the sheer west face of the Nepalese peak for days
Can a total noob like Wes Siler learn to ice climb? Watch this video to find out.
Leclerc never cared about becoming well-known, he told filmmakers, until he saw how sharing his story could encourage others to try the sport
Experienced climber Claire Kleese walks Wes Siler through all the gear he’ll need to get started ice climbing
Climber Graham Zimmerman joined advocacy group Protect Our Winters, which enlisted him in the fight against climate change
“Home Crag” takes viewers inside the fight to protect Little Cottonwood Canyon, a favorite climbing spot just outside Salt Lake City
Gnarly Nutrition’s ‘Home Crag’ shares why the frequented site is important to the state’s climbing community
In his new documentary, Max Lowe, son of the late climbing legend, explores his father’s high-profile death and the family drama that ensued
‘Fuel for Life: Sam Elias’ takes us inside the athlete’s mental strategies for success
Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker completed a 2,500-foot roof crack under a freeway in Devon, England, their latest in a series of bridge climbs since they started scaling concrete in 2020
A Piolet d’Or story sparks a climbing debate, Zion National Park’s deadly year continues, and Lindsey Vonn tackles the Twitter trolls
The famous climber reflects on parenthood, risk, and how he plans to pursue future projects
Two pro climbers explore one of the sport’s most iconic crags
The trio ascended the technical and coveted southeast ridge to the summit of the 24,787-foot peak
Climber charged for Denali SOS call, woman is youngest to run 100 marathons, Bearsun takes Manhattan
The tragedy on 20,549-foot Chimborazo has sparked a debate about the dangerous trend of hiring unlicensed guides
Sasha DiGiulian set out to become the first woman and second person in history to complete the Rocky Mountain Trilogy, a compilation of three of the hardest 5.14 big walls in the Canadian Rockies
‘The Trilogy’ features one of climbing’s strongest personalities at her most vulnerable
Mountaineers recognized for ascents in Canada and Pakistan, as well as two lifelong alpinists, will receive awards later this month in France
Colorado’s John Hickenlooper has straddled the divide between industry and the environment. Now the U.S. senator is trying to create a climate-oriented voting bloc comprised of outdoor enthusiasts.
It’s as simple as packing a few pieces of gear and inviting your friends
As a city kid with a back condition, Maricela Rosales was an unlikely outdoor athlete. But scaling walls became her pathway to joy.
Six of the world’s leading climbers take on one of the world’s last great climbing frontiers: Queen Maud Land
Watch the short film ‘Queen Maud Land’ with your Outside+ membership
A 31-year-old climber took a fatal fall earlier this month in Colorado’s Eldorado Canyon State Park
The IFSC had to apologize—twice—for broadcasting sexualized footage of climber Johanna Farber. The time for women athletes to be portrayed with respect is long overdue.
The two climbing greats teach important things about footwork, climbing holds, and how to avoid being a gumby
A series of extreme weather events stripped the lower 48’s most glaciated mountains of their snowpack, leaving guides in the lurch
An unnatural lack of fear, a high tolerance for suffering, and a healthy sense of humor. Just ask Cedar Wright.
A firsthand account of a free-solo accident in the Sierra Nevada
With fall marathons back on, we’re celebrating the return to racing—and the positive side effects it can have on our lives
Travelers must get vaccinated before entering the region, but it’s unclear how officials will enforce the rule
When Drew Hulsey started climbing, he weighed 300 pounds and wondered if the ropes would hold. He found out that they would, and found a community that embraced him. Now he sets an example that inspires others to join him.
Despite difficult conditions, the women’s sport-climbing finals produced a predictable result
American Nathaniel Coleman took second, while perennial favorite Adam Ondra missed out on the podium altogether
A lot of the world’s top climbers won’t be in the Olympics. Here’s why.
Turns out, you don’t get as confident on the rock as Honnold is without broadening your repertoire of moves and expanding your comfort zone
Her list of physical feats seems almost impossible. Win national sport-climbing competitions starting at the age of 13? Check. Summit Mount Everest? Check. Free-climb El Capitan in under 24 hours? That, too. But in order to cement her status as one of the world’s best climbers, there were more daunting obstacles to overcome.
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
For Monserrat Alvarez Matehuala, bringing her full identity as a woman of color to rock climbing has been both challenging and healing.
Josh Ourada fell 200 feet while free-soloing in Yosemite this spring, and lived to talk about it
Jordan Cannon found the courage to share his true self in an unlikely place: on the face of Yosemite’s El Capitan, with his hero
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 mountain saw its first fatalities of the season on Wednesday
The peak saw its first summits of the season last week, including several record-breaking climbs
Wade Moriss and Stefan Griebel don’t consider themselves fast runners or climbers. But when you combine the two, they are a powerhouse.
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
A climber posted on social media that the situation at Base Camp is “a total shitstorm. I had no idea what I was flying into.”
Is protecting your children from harm the best way for them to explore and understand the world?
The pandemic continues to complicate hopes for a normal season on the world’s highest mountain
In 2020, the coronavirus gave the tallest mountain on earth a rest. But climbers from all over are itching to go back.
A climber who installed routes over federally protected Native carvings has ignited a controversy online, death threats included
From secluded corners of national monuments to lesser-known state parks, here’s where to explore on public lands in Arizona
All too often, we tell ourselves that being scared is just part of an adventure. But it doesn’t have to be that way.
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.
After Sequoia Schmidt’s family was torn apart by climbing, her own desire to reach higher was born
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.
Odukoya created a group called Clmbxr to encourage and guide new Black climbers
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