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In 2020, the coronavirus gave the tallest mountain on earth a rest. But climbers from all over are itching to go back.

These fun and inspiring ideas will bring the world to the travelers on your list—and help out those working in the travel industry who've been hard hit by the pandemic

Elise Wortley is replicating the achievements of historical female adventurers, wearing only the gear that would have been available to them at the time

If you're taking this time to reassess your career or set some new adventure goals, here are four affordable courses to add to your list

Nick Giacomini went from being a Bay Area burnout to a yoga celebrity. His career is also a window into long-standing debates about yoga and cultural appropriation in the U.S.

A week of running rivers around Voss, Norway, with French kayaking sensation Nouria Newman and her buddies

With a résumé full of wins at kayaking's most prestigious competitions and historic first descents of the planet's deadliest whitewater, Nouria Newman is considered one of the greatest paddlers around. So why can't she turn her passion into a sustainable career?

Extend that layover—these megacities have plenty of outdoor activities within an hour or two of downtown

There have been countless reports denouncing travel in the fight against climate change. This environmentalist thinks you should consider the bigger picture.

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.

A new book showcases the globe-trotting work of a photographer whose life mission is to document masks from endangered cultures

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.

More than 75 years ago, ancient remains of hundreds of people were found in a Himalayan lake. Scientists recently revealed more clues about where the people came from and how they could have died.

In the fall of 2018, the 26-year-old American missionary traveled to a remote speck of sand and jungle in the Indian Ocean, attempting to convert one of the planet's last uncontacted tribes to Christianity. The islanders killed him, and Chau was pilloried around the world as a deluded Christian supremacist who deserved to die. Alex Perry pieces together the life and death of a young adventurer driven to extremes by unshakable faith.

After a trip to Kilimanjaro with her father, Lilliana Libecki wanted to create a new way to give back

New research shows just how much global warming is eating away at the glaciers on the world’s highest peaks

A group of Indians claimed they reached the top of the peak, but they may not have made it past Camp III

Some of the world's most unique places are disappearing fast, as a result of climate change. It might be time to rearrange your bucket list.

A helicopter search spotted five bodies in avalanche debris

'When Rivers Rise' shows how India and Google are partnering to provide better intelligence to inform flood warnings and evacuations

As climbers reach Base Camp, at the foot of the world's highest mountain, these are the stories we're keeping an eye on

All of them come from @tinyatlasquarterly, the Instagram account you wish you ran

Justin Alexander went searching for higher meaning. No one expected the quest to end in a search for his body.

Want to ride around the world? In 2020, you’ll be able to do that on a Hog.

The Quiet Mountain follows two hikers Neeraj Mishra and Mohan Danu as they approach Nanda Devi, India’s second-highest peak.

Five times the size of Texas, the country offers a stunning array of options for getting lost. Here are eight of our favorite escapes.

The town of Mahabalipuram, a UNESCO World Heritage site an hour from Chennai, in Tamil Nadu, has blossomed into the epicenter of India's burgeoning surf scene

Generations of climbers, journalists, and scholars relied on her reporting from the foot of the world's 8,000-meter peaks

In this film from Salomon, pro skiers Kalen Thorien and Cody Townsend take twenty-two-year-old Swedish skier Lovisa Rosengren to Kashmir, India.

High in the Himalayas is where filmmaker Alessandro Rovere found what he was looking for, a breath of fresh air.

Canadian adventurer Bruce Kirkby decided that his family was in a technology-driven rut, so he set up a grueling journey from British Columbia to Zanskar, a remote region in northern India. The dream was exploration and growth. The reality involved unexpected risks that made him wonder if the whole thing was an epic mistake.

This spring, Italians Stefano Conz, Giovanni Testa, Davide Bozalla, and Vittorio Michelini—aka Team Rust and Dust—set out to cover more than 2,000 miles across India in rickshaws. Hosted by an organization called The Adventurists, The Rickshaw Run gave 69 teams the keys to two-cylinder, seven horsepower stallions to take on a free-form route across India through, as the event’s website put it, “whatever shit the road throws at you.” Getting lost, getting stuck, and breaking down are guaranteed. Here, Team Rust and Dust shares a few of their fondest moments. They came in last.

The Khardung La Challenge is the highest ultramarathon in the world.

Jamtara Wilderness Camp brings the safari to India

Unpacking the buzz around the latest performance food

Nearly 30 years ago, Jimmy Nelson set it upon himself to document that last of the world's ancient tribes and peoples with his 50-year-old 4x5 film camera.

After winning the coveted audience award at Sundance, the documentary 'Meru' is getting a nationwide theatrical release next month. How did a climbing movie break through with mainstream audiences? Credit the incredible story at its center: a tale of tragedy, family, friendship, risk, and the redemptive power of suffering.

Don't plan any vacations before reading this year's Best of Travel winners.

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