What does it take to grow a sport from scratch? A tight-knit community of passionate masochists. And some rusty farm equipment.
Nepal will soon indefinitely suspend visas on arrival for travelers from five countries where the virus has been detected in high numbers
On February 24, registration opened for a series of climbing courses in an effort to standardize teaching the sport and help gym climbers transition to the outdoors in a safe way
'Pretty Strong' profiles eight elite female climbers crushing the sport on North America's hardest routes
On November 27, Brad Gobright died in Potrero Chico, Mexico. He was 31.
Le Probatoire is one of the toughest challenges in the outdoors, used for decades to pick alpine professionals in France's legendary hub of glacier skiing, climbing, and deadly terrain. Only the strongest make it, but Simon Akam wonders: Is selection by ordeal still the best way to groom competent guides?
What could have been a fatal fall is just a stepping stone on Harrington's path to become the first woman to free climb one of El Cap's hardest routes in a day
Setting the paper of record straight
Climbers at Lion Rock have joined the pro-democracy movement in the city's struggle with Beijing
As a climbing community, we may be politically diverse, but we all share the same passion, so let's come together to protect America's public lands
Over six months and seven days, the Nepali climber summited all 14 of the world's 8,000-meter peaks
The lineup of films is sure to inspire anyone in the audience to find their nearest crag or climbing gym
In downtown Copenhagen, a city known to be extremely flat, a man-made climbing wall stands among the landscape at 45 feet high
Ridgeway was a force to be reckoned with, and over more than three decades with Patagonia helped pioneer its iconic aesthetic
Two years after his disputed back-to-back summit of the world's tallest mountain, alpinist and ultrarunner Kilian Jornet has received a permit to climb Everest again this fall. If he plans to go for another record, he's not telling people.
In April, alpinists David Lama, Jess Roskelley, and Hansjörg Auer went silent during a harrowing expedition in Canada. The climbing community mobilized, first for a search and then for a memorial. In the wake of the tragedy, writer Nick Heil examines the motives of cutting-edge climbers and wonders: How close should we stand to our own mortality to feel alive?
The country's Ministry of Tourism unveiled a series of proposals aimed at avoiding another disastrous, overcrowded year on the world's highest peak
The story of what happened after a climber spotted a religious figure mounted on the wall of her local climbing gym
It sounds like a great idea. Churches have high ceilings, are centrally located, and, recently, have been falling vacant. But redesigning them to accommodate climbing routes? Not so easy.
Here's what it takes to get yourself on top of Denali, from Salt Lake City, without a single motor
The climber fell 80 feet from a climb in North Carolina
'Heart Mountain Children' features a group of climbers as they summit a peak in Greenland
The Ecuadorian-Swiss climber set a blazing-fast time on North America's highest peak—besting the previous record, set by rival Kilian Jornet in 2014, by one minute
A group of Indians claimed they reached the top of the peak, but they may not have made it past Camp III
A helicopter search spotted five bodies in avalanche debris
It's the third death of the Everest climbing season
When Alex Honnold tells you the thing you're doing is a little crazy, it warrants some self-reflection
French authorities brought the man to safety after he made a 528-foot free ascent
This video recaps the Tuck Fest's deep-water solo competition at the U.S. National Whitewater Center
Eight deaths, three missing climbers, six mountains—and the real Everest summit push hasn’t even started
The Seven Summit Treks guide has reached the peak of the world's highest mountain for a 23rd time
Jorgeson's 1Climb foundation and Adidas are partnering to build 10 climbing walls across the country
Hailing from Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, and Oman, four female climbers are attempting to summit Everest—three of them for the first time
The climber, photographer, and co-founder of Más wants you to know that you belong in the climbing gym
From Black Diamond, 'The Lifer' profiles legendary climber Russ Clune, steward of an iconic New York climbing area
Cell phone photos show that Jess Roskelley, Hansjörg Auer, and David Lama reached the summit but died on the descent
This year, governments and guiding companies are promising to do more to keep the mountain clean, but the question of what to do with the dead bodies is becoming more urgent
They were three of the world’s best climbers. Here are the remembrances from those who knew them best.
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
Before his controversy-plagued doubled ascent in 2017, the Spanish ultra star deployed the latest altitude science to speed his high-altitude adaptation
Three died and four were injured on Sunday when a plane veered off course
In July, a group of Afghan women set out to climb 24,580-foot Mount Noshaq, their country's highest mountain. No Afghan woman had ever reached the summit, and many challenges stood in their way, from hostile Afghan men who think that women shouldn't exercise, to the terrorist attack in a district near the peak two days before the climb began. This is their story.
Jim Reynolds is a name you’ve likely never heard, but his free-soloing feats top those of Alex Honnold—if not in difficulty, then in length, commitment, and style
Behold: the faces of triumph
The bodies of Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard have been located after 14 days of searching
Sometimes dying in the mountains is just the luck of the draw
'The Place of the Gaels' features American alpinists Fabrizio Zangrilli, Angela Vanweimeersch, and Jon Frederick climbing in Scotland.