Alpine bouldering requires way more effort and consideration than a casual day at your roadside rocks.
Getting started in the Alps can be intimidating, and picking your first climb can mean the difference between a rude awakening and happiness. The Balmhorn in the Bernese Alps practically guarantees a soft landing.
Jim Bridwell once said that it is the mountain, not the climber, who defines the way things turn out. And yet, four basic principles mold the way we experience fate.
Climbers should be wary of the risks associated with burning fuel in an enclosed space.
Jeff Long led a world-class team to climb the uncharted west face of Makalu. The attempt failed, and he was held responsible for an illegal act by an ousted member.
A fridge-sized block dislodged. The rope was let go. Both climber and guide survived, but the climber wants reparations.
Dani Arnold, the fastest alpinist still alive, and his high-stakes quest to smash speed-soloing records.