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By Marjan Schoeke | Of the fascination of mountains, the Alps and mountaineering.

Answer the call. Grand Teton National Park. Photo by Cameron Hill.

How to move fast and light: the experts' way

Seven mountain guides and professional climbers offer the benefit of their vast experience on moving fast and light in the mountains. Read on for an …


How to be hill fit: 12 tips to stay fast

The best way to prepare yourself for the hills is to get out in the hills. But what if you can only get out once a month? Running guide Sarah Ridgway …

err on the side of caution

Still one of my favourite images. Excited to be back 😁😜😝 Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports Rab Petzl La Sportiva

Chamonix Bound

Carsten Von Birckhahn Dies In Paragliding Accident

Carsten von Birckhahn, CEO and brand manager of Edelrid, died Saturday after a crash landing while paragliding in Val di Mello in northern Italy.<p>Von …


SKILLS: Calling in a Mountain Rescue

<i>Phoning for help in the mountains - we all hope we'll never need to, but if the worst happened would you know what to do? Helen Howe, mountain first</i> …

#20 The fall, part II

Jackie Greaves survives for two nights during a big winter storm. She’s finally found by a search and rescue dog, bundled into a helicopter and flown …

Search and Rescue

Everest North Face 8.28.02 #alpinestyledream #lenticular #Chomolungma

Jimmy Chin

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Nine Lessons from Rock Climbing

Recently this video has been making its rounds on the web. The piece is from a motivational speaking conference sponsored by TED -- a motivational …

Rock Climbing

13 Useful Apps for Off the Grid Adventures

These wifi-free apps were designed with remote areas in mind.<p>Though purists may say nothing can replace a printed topographic map, the world’s leading smartphone apps are getting close. Technology is making it easier than ever to get lost in an adventure without getting lost in the wilderness, and …


Supraglacial ponds, ice cliffs, and Everest's melting glaciers in @PhysicsWorld w/ @KhumbuGlacier

American Alpine Journal

[Where in the World Wednesday] This beautiful mountain, nearly 6,500 meters high, was attempted twice in 2016 but is still unclimbed. Who can name …

Ian Smith, Lynn Robinson receive George Band Award 2017

The 2017 BMC George Band Award goes to guidebook gurus Ian Smith and Lynn Robinson for their outstanding contributions to the BMC and mountaineering …


Lauchlan Award 2017: New Homathko Routes Climbed | @GrippedMagazine

One Month In Chile | Stanhope & Huey In Patagonia | The Bird Blog - Arc'teryx

Words by Will Stanhope. Photos by Jesse Huey and Will Stanhope.<p>“Welcome to the point of anxiety,” said Jesse Huey as he snapped cams and wires to my …


Canadians Climb New Alpine on Chacraraju in Peru

Canadians Quentin Lindfield Roberts and Alik Berg have climbed a big new route on Chacraraju Este, a 6,001-metre peak in Peru.<p>Lindfield noted after …


Conrad Anker's commencement speech for the University of Utah addresses current and future challenges for humanity -

<i>The following is a copy of the University of Utah graduation commencement speech delivered by renowned alpinist Conrad Anker on May 3, 2017. Anker is</i> …


Summer Climbs 2017: K2 Reminds Teams Why it is 'The Savage Mountain'

The Pakistani climbing season is continuing at a steady pace, with most of the attention now shifting to K2 as the end of the season creeps into …


Video: Alex Honnold Interview on the Jimmy Kimmel Show

At the end of last week, rock climber Alex Honnold appeared on the Jimmy Kimmel show here in the U.S., giving a large, mainstream audience an …


Murmetleitspitz, 2488 m - Rontscher, 2711 m - Muttergruebspitz, 2736 m

Zirmtalsee - Murmetleitspitz - Beilstoan - Rontscher Berg - Muttergrubspitz -...<br>.. weiteres auf sehn-suchtberge

5 historical reasons to visit the Dolomites

The Dolomites were proclaimed a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2009 not only for being among the most spectacular mountain landscapes in the world, …


Jimmy Kimmel Live: Rock Climber/Crazy Person Alex Honnold On Free Soloing El Capitan

Alex talks about his free solo climb of the El Capitan rock face, his process when getting ready to do a big climb and his National Geographic …


Whiteout At 3,800m In Chamonix | Climbing Daily Ep. 964

Today is our final episode from the Arc'teryx Alpine Academy 2017. We head up to 3,800m and the top of l'Aiguille du Midi in Chamonix with alpinist …


#AlpinistCommunityProject Flashback: Michael Kennedy -

<i>From August 28 through September 3, 2016, former Alpinist Editor-in-Chief Michael Kennedy shared some photos and stories for the</i> …


Karakoram! Returning from Gasherbrum 1 base camp down the Baltoro glacier to Concordia, K2 suddenly re-appears. It is hard to convey the sheer scale of these Karakoram glacial landscapes, but an idea may be gained from the fact that the boulder teetering on the edge of the ice cliff in the foreground is the size of a truck. Nikon F5, 17-35mm, Fuji Velvia. July 2004. #Pakistan #Karakoram #GilgitBaltistan #K2 #Baltoro #glacier #8000m #mountains #adventure #adventuretravel #KE #trekking #mountaineering #mountaintravel #filmphotography #FujiFilm #Velvia #NikonF5 #Nikon #Nikonian #ThePlaceToBe #NatGeo The Alpine Club