Retreating ice continues to yield bodies across the Alps
An eclectic crew made the first ascents of a 3,750-foot 5.11- X and a 1,500-foot 5.12c while collecting data to inform climate-change scientists.
The volcanic peaks Carihuairazo, Cayambe, and Illiniza Sur each saw serious accidents on August 13.
Zangerl has been developing in Rakchham, a Himalayan village, for over a decade. He hopes climbers will support the local economy while preserving the area’s pristine wilderness.
Piolet d’Or-winning alpinist Graham Zimmerman shows how you don't need to be environmentally perfect to be a powerful advocate for the environment.
These “ice stupas” in Chile will store over two million liters of water each, supporting mountain communities during increasingly long dry seasons.
Dozens of climbing areas have been impacted by the fire, though the extent of the damage remains unknown.
On May 10, 1996, an unexpected storm engulfed the summit of Mt. Everest, killing eight climbers. At the time, it was the deadliest disaster in the mountain's history. Twenty-five years later, scientists and the mountaineering community are still taking steps toward safer expeditions. But with the climate crisis taking its own toll on the mountain, climbing the world's highest peak may become more dangerous than ever.
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As temperatures warm, iconic routes are melting away and becoming more dangerous—even seeing their final ascents
Though overcrowding was a deadly factor on Mount Everest this year, climate change might prove more devastating in the long run.
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Examining two important issues for climbers in the presidential election