The new American Alpine Club CEO talks about his background, living the #vanlife before it was cool, and his goals for the organization

'Common Ground,' narrated by photographer Jimmy Chin, reminds us that turning a passion for the outdoors into action requires a plan

'A Grand Journey' follows Kira Brazinski, a pro adaptive athlete on a quest to conquer her childhood dream of climbing the Grand Teton

The odds of dying on Everest are about one in 100. A new pulse oximeter claims it can drastically reduce that risk.

An off-trail adventure through perhaps the prettiest chunk of the lower 48

The knife edge of Switzerland's Hardergrat is 16 miles long with more than 10,000 feet of vertical gain

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

Spanish-speaking guides call the drug "levanta muertos" for the way it "brings life to a dead person"

Practice now and they'll come in handy on future adventures

Our writer was looking to find solace on the congested slopes of Snowdon in Wales when COVID-19 shut it down. He soon realized that a mountain devoid of humans isn't the vision he thought it would be.

Last year, mountaineers Adrian Ballinger and Carla Perez summited K2 without supplemental oxygen

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, three Chinese teams reached the top of the world

How Colorado-based mountaineer Erin Parisi is preparing to bag all seven peaks

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

Patagonia's Nano-Air line works for almost any adventure, thanks to its rare combination of durability, stretch, and breathability

The joy of being a masochistic oddball

The most meaningful adventures are the ones where everything goes wrong. Right?

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

The American Mountain Guides Association published tips on how outdoor professionals can use "psychological first aid" to stay mentally healthy during these challenging times. But the advice is useful for all of us during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Assemble a camp kitchen that is both inexpensive and functional

In 2017, big-mountain professional skier Tobin Seagal set off a large avalanche in the mountains of Pemberton, British Columbia

An official declaration from Nepal's Department of Immigration confirms that the world's highest peak will be closed for the season due to coronavirus concerns

For now, despite COVID-19 concerns, the Nepalese side is still open for business

And how to tell if you really need one

Nepal will soon indefinitely suspend visas on arrival for travelers from five countries where the virus has been detected in high numbers

Humans were born to dive, according to some scientists, and that fact helps us thrive at high altitudes

Spend less than you would on a restaurant dinner and get a book that you'll cherish for years to come

'The Brotherhood Escort' profiles splitboarder and Navy SEAL Josh Jespersen as he reckons with the death of his fallen comrades

Skier Greg Hill attempts big-mountain pursuits with only electricity and a front-wheel-drive Chevy Bolt

After losing the trail and his shoes, hiker Nick Noland descended 4.5 miles in 16-degree weather

Give an old tent new life with these at-home fixes

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?

He put four standouts through the ringer to see how they stacked up

According to Craig Romano, the local guy who literally wrote the book—actually, 20 of them—on hiking in the area

She's the first person to summit all 846 thirteeners in the lower 48 and Hawaii

Over six months and seven days, the Nepali climber summited all 14 of the world's 8,000-meter peaks

In 1986, Sharon Wood became the first North American woman to climb the world's tallest peak. Now she's opening up about her experience—on and off the mountain.

After a climbing partner became ill, high winds stranded Yev Krasnitskiy and his team on the upper reaches of Mount Rainier for five days with no way to go but up

The reclusive Slovenian made two first descents of 8,000-meter peaks, including the only full descent of Everest. He died in a forestry accident earlier this week.

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.

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