Change comes for everybody, including a group of adventurous friends who’ve convened for years to climb, swap stories, and hoist a few. These days, their founder is grappling with incurable cancer. On a happier note, their decision to open the doors a little wider has given the gathering a fresh, life-affirming spirit.
One of the worst massacres in mountaineering history happened this summer in Pakistan. Will it happen again?
At 25, climber Alex Honnold is already the undisputed master of the most dangerous sport around; scaling iconic rock walls without any ropes. Is he the next great thing in modern climbing? Or a suicide mission in sticky shoes?
Two men, a continent, and the mother of all polar duels
For years, virtually no one could beat Lynn Hill to the top of a climbing wall. Then along came Isabelle Patissier, and beyond a shadow of a doubt things are changing.
Deep into Anasazi country, and way back in time
As a young climber, David Roberts believed in the greatness of risk. Then death came suddenly, too easily. And it came again and again.