“America’s Amazon” is being sold to China, at a huge cost to the environment, and a net loss to taxpayers
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.
An attempt that was fraught with complications, high jinks, and bad decisions
A group of eight researchers from China just summited the mountain with the sole mission of getting the most accurate measurement to date of the world's tallest peak
As it became clear that climbing walls could be an ideal host for the coronavirus, most gyms closed their doors this week
For now, despite COVID-19 concerns, the Nepalese side is still open for business
Nepal will soon indefinitely suspend visas on arrival for travelers from five countries where the virus has been detected in high numbers
Extend that layover—these megacities have plenty of outdoor activities within an hour or two of downtown
Some bucket-list destinations will be more budget-friendly than ever this year. Here's where to go to make your dollar stretch.
Climbers at Lion Rock have joined the pro-democracy movement in the city's struggle with Beijing
At a time of unprecedented mass extinctions, no animal epitomizes the global biodiversity free fall more than the Asian elephant. Paul Kvinta travels to Laos to visit a moon-shot project aimed at saving the country's 400 remaining wild behemoths, investigate the strange underworld of wildlife trafficking—and make a very unexpected purchase.
On October 6, Nabongo became the first documented black woman and first Ugandan to travel to every sovereign nation. Here’s what she learned along the way.
Over the past ten years, more than 160 Tibetans have committed self-immolation—the act of setting yourself on fire—to protest Chinese occupation of their country. Has this had any lasting effect? In an extraordinary journey to Dharamsala, India, the center of Tibetan culture in exile, a journalist and a scholar talk to family members about the meaning and costs of the ultimate political sacrifice.
The country's Ministry of Tourism unveiled a series of proposals aimed at avoiding another disastrous, overcrowded year on the world's highest peak
New research shows just how much global warming is eating away at the glaciers on the world’s highest peaks
Running shoes, technical apparel, sports equipment, oh my! These are all among the products whose price tags could be impacted negatively by the trade war with China.
A 25 percent tax on bikes, helmets, gloves, and backpacks could hit the industry—and your wallet—hard
With more participants in ultramarathons, more competitors are experiencing the joy of hallucinations and other ailments. Exile Medics steps into a newly necessary role.
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
A new documentary, 'Sea of Shadows,' highlights the work of Andrea Crosta, whose team infiltrates cartels and gangs to fight illegal wildlife trafficking around the world
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Searching for Christmas Tree follows ice climber and professor He Chuan as he makes the first ascent of ‘Merry Christmas’