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French mountaineers take on 'world’s most perilous’ climb up Annapurna

The "Japanese route" up the south face of the notoriously dangerous Annapurna – the tenth highest mountain on the planet – has never been scaled without additional oxygen<p>A group of French mountaineers is seeking to make history by becoming the first to scale Annapurna via one of the toughest …

This Rock Climbing Gym Wants to Disrupt Your Work-Life Balance

When Joe Lemay, a 38-year-old developer in Boston, decided to leave his corporate job to launch a startup, he opted against a permanent office. …

Climbing

National Geographic Magazine

See Previous Issues<p><img itemprop="contentUrl" style="transition: opacity 0.4s; opacity: 1;"></picture></div> <div>April 2018</div></a> </div> <div class="prev_iss_cover"> <a href="https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2018/03" target="_self"> <div class="LazyLoad is-visible"><picture><source …

Extreme Sports

The history of the Subaru Impreza WRX

Eleven of Subaru's best road-going rally heroes.<p>The response to Subaru's WRX concept is immense and immediate: <i>damn</i>, that's a good-looking ride. Wait, are we sure it's a Subaru? Yes? Well, the<p>model they actually build probably won't look anything like it.<p>Even so, in a world where fuel prices spiral …

Making 9 cents on every dollar has catapulted Subaru ahead of the competition

And, according to Bloomberg's Kyle Stock, it's generating industry beating profits:<p>Stock's story is all about how Subaru is at a crossroads: Stay small — or commit now to getting bigger? In the auto industry, that means a massive outlay of money, to develop new models and build factories.<p>When you …