Vertical World and Perfect Descent manufacture settle with climber who sustained 30-foot fall
Climber in critical condition following gear-ripping fall on pitch four of The Great White Wall
Hector Diffut, 26, fell 30 feet from the top of an indoor wall after forgetting to clip into the auto belay.
Andrew Evans was on ‘Gardiner Buttress’ in the Beartooth Mountains when the incident occurred.
The story of the deadly avalanche in October 2022 on India’s Draupadi Ka Danda II.
The 26-year-old female was on ‘Blitzen Ridge.’
This one will make your palms sweat.
Kaitlyn Brann, 34, was killed by rockfall on a popular route
Eli Michel and Nafiun Awal went missing while climbing on the 10,335-foot Moose’s Tooth in Denali National Park over the weekend.
Cohen Schaumann is recuperating in the hospital, after a brutal ground fall on April 21 while rappelling 'Rope-de-Dope Crack' (5.8).
A veteran climber is dead, another is missing, and multiple others are lucky to be alive after a tragic few days in the Himalayas
Schweiger, 21, passed away Sunday, April 10, after he and his girlfriend were hit by a car while walking to a nearby ice cream store.
Meg O’Neill died Sunday after a freak accident on 'Raven Falls' (WI4) when a large ice column broke. O’Neill saved the belayer’s life and the leader was seriously injured.
How did he get away with that?
River Barry, a climber in the right place at the right time, leads a daring rescue of a BASE jumper stranded high on a cliff.
The Basque climbers were killed after an ascent of the 'Afanassieff' when a large wet avalanche swept them into a crevasse.
On November 11, 2021, my climbing partner and I weathered two avalanches while on an alpine climb in Canada. We were simul soloing and dumb luck kept us alive.
Michael Wejchert’s first book profiles four keen climbers, their unlikely rescue from an obscure Alaskan peak, and the physical and emotional cost of living through it.
Climb long enough and you’ll have a close encounter ... or several. Of the myriad ways to kill yourself climbing, rappelling is the quickest, but also the easiest to safeguard.
On Thursday, February 12, Wes Walker and Jason Grubb loaded up and drove 11 hours to Cody, Wyoming, for the annual South Fork Ice Festival. The two climbers, from Florida and Texas respectively, were enjoying their first season of ice climbing while living and working in the mountain town of Carbondale, Colorado.
After losing her life partner, Gisely “Gi” Ferraz learned how to regain her strength as a climber and a person while spreading his ashes from his favorite summits. On Fitz Roy, she confronted death.
River Barry’s quick thinking resulted in the rescue of a severely injured base jumper—and possibly a new first ascent.
Some things are scarier than broken bones.... The author recounts the epics he's experienced throughout his climbing career. The ones that changed him were commonplace.
22-year-old Nathaniel Masahi Takatsuno fell about 200 feet.
Some days everything goes wrong.
An experience on the purple boulder problem at the gym altered the author's life course in an unexpected way.
“The Edge of the Unknown with Jimmy Chin” is a ten-episode, cross-genre investigation into extreme sports athletes and the moments when, thanks to poor judgment or bad luck, they pushed too close to the edge.
Brian Kennedy and Jack Beard died in a fall, following a likely first ascent of a remote spire.
After countless surgeries and skin grafts, the author was left with seven and three-quarter fingers. The road back to climbing wasn't easy.
The volcanic peaks Carihuairazo, Cayambe, and Illiniza Sur each saw serious accidents on August 13.
Turns out, it's pretty easy to make a mistake you know better than to make—but pretty hard to admit having done so.
Debris injures eight other climbers.
The 67-year-old died after a fall on Independence Monument's Otto’s Route (5.8+)
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Pro Climber Quinn Brett Was Left Paralyzed. New Film ‘An Accidental Life’ Depicts Her Journey Forward
“An Accidental Life,” streaming from the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival 2022 until February 26, tells the story of an accomplished big wall climber who was paralyzed by a 120-foot fall on the Nose, in Yosemite, in 2017.
Corrado “Korra” Pesce and his partner had completed a new route on Cerro Torre’s east and north face when a rime-ice mushroom collapsed on him.
A lone climber took a fatal fall after finishing a rope solo in Colorado’s Clear Creek on Wednesday, January 19.
Coming untied from the rope while on lead doesn't happen every day, but it happens often enough that you should put the scenario on your radar.
Finally, there's an affordable option.
A 26-year-old climber is in critical condition after being struck by a block knocked down from above.
Andrew Allen Arvig, 31, passed away during the night of Saturday, November 27, after overshooting a ledge while rappelling and becoming stranded overnight.
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A tiny ledge three pitches off the ground. The anchor is unclipped. Your belayer has just fallen over the edge. Now what?
Check out Frederick Dreier's author page.
A fridge-sized block dislodged. The rope was let go. Both climber and guide survived, but the climber wants reparations.
Everyone has heard of the distraught mother lifting a car off of her baby. But grabbing a bolt while saving a falling climber? That one is new.
Six surgeries in 13 months is a lot, and a lot of recovery and painkillers, and Kelly Cordes will tell you he was a little whacked even before that. An alpine, ice and rock climber, Kelly broke his ankle and pulverized his tib-fib ice climbing. He tore his knee. He destroyed his shoulder. But the worst insult was yet to come.“Leave it to me,” he says.
The avalanche on Chimborazo (20,549 feet) is the deadliest Ecuadorian climbing accident in nearly 30 years. We speak with local guides about the incident, the growing trend of unlicensed and illegal guides, and what this means for the local industry.
Mason Boos, 25, passed away on Sunday, October 10 after a fall caused by loose rock while scrambling third class terrain.
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Check out Owen Clarke's author page.
In a wilderness emergency, the tiniest details can be a matter of life and death. After a pair of accidents leave one one young adventurer injured and another deceased, Hayden Seder ponders the difference a stroke of luck can make.