Internationally certified mountain guide Marc Chauvin gives a simple solution for addressing tangles and chaos during leader switches on multi-pitch climbs.
The Indian climbing community is predominantly male. These women aim to change that.
The Ukrainian-born author grew up in the shadow of the Chernobyl disaster. Plagued by childhood sickness he immigrated to the U.S. with his parents where he pulled himself out of poverty, graduated from nursing school and got hooked on climbing, becoming one of the greatest all-around soloists of all time. Alone, he met his match in the High Sierra.
An earthquake and cataclysmic avalanches in the Langtang Valley, Nepal, spell tragedy for hundreds—and a close call for Colin Haley.
Radoslav Groh and Marek Holeček encountered the most difficult climbing of their lives on the West Face of Baruntse. Then they were caught in a storm and spent multiple days trapped above 7,000 meters.
The Kiwi alpinist Pat Deavoll was just below the summit of Alaska's Peak 11,520 when the whole face around her cut loose. It was the beginning of the ordeal of a lifetime.
One of America's top climber's gives her advice for climbing harder with less effort by using your feet and your head. Plus, the importance of shoe sizing, and how to get your fit just right.
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Pro climber Heather Weidner gives advice for expanding boundaries.