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Extreme Ski Area La Grave Given a New Lease on Life

La Grave will avoid the grave! Once thought to be destined for conversion into a run-of-the-mill ski resort, the mountain that is arguably the...

Himalayan Database Soon to be Available Online for Free

Miss Elizabeth Hawley started recording information about ascents in the Himalayas in 1963. Today her records are the most complete history of Himalayan climbing...

Hayden Kennedy, Leading American Climber, Dies at 27

The American climber Hayden Kennedy, one of the most talented all-around climbers of his generation, died on Sunday, October 8, according to one of...

Friedi Kühne Free Solos 110 Meter Highline

Watching video of Friedi Kühne walk a highline hundreds of meters above the ground, without any safety gear, is both terrifying and beautiful. He might...

Quickest on Kilimanjaro: Fernanda Maciel Sets New Speed Record

Brazilian Ultrarunner Fernanda Maciel shattered the female speed record on Kilimanjaro a week ago, bettering the old time by nearly three hours. As elite athletes...

Anak Verhoeven Becomes First Woman to Establish a 9a+

Anak Verhoeven has made history by suggesting the difficult grade of 9a+ for her new route Sweet Neuf in the South of France. Only one other...

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