When Harrington and Nelson met on an Everest expedition, they formed a bond that carried them through some of the toughest and most rewarding experiences of their lives, including dangerous expeditions, big romances, and motherhood
A fall on Manaslu claimed the life of the legendary ski mountaineer this week
Two days after Nelson went missing on Manaslu, details about the ski mountaineer’s accident are emerging
Guides and rescue personnel are trying to understand the disasters that occurred on the volcanic peaks of Carihuairazo, Cayambe, and Illiniza Sur over the weekend
Americans Josh Wharton and Vince Anderson completed the first integral ascent and first free ascent of the Italian route “Suerte” on 20,100-foot Peruvian peak Jirishanca
Communication can be the difference between life and death in mountaineering. Climbers Scott Lehmann and Shayna Unger know that as well as anyone.
At the end of one of the most successful Everest seasons in years, we collected the most compelling stories about the peak and how it can bring out the best and worst in those who attempt to climb it
Crowds, inexperience, and social media are leading to a surge in rescue calls on one of the most climbed peaks in America
Antisemitic Statements by a Climbing Pioneer Prompt the American Alpine Club to Rename a Prestigious Honor
The Robert and Miriam Underhill Award, given since 1983 to legends like Lynn Hill, Yvon Chouinard, Conrad Anker, and Alex Honnold, will be rebranded because of racist remarks made in the 1930s and 1940s by Robert L.H. Underhill, a major figure in the history of U.S. mountaineering
One of America’s top climbers offers advice on how to use your lower body to power up a crag
Mark Jenkins chose to skip a risky adventure with his friends. Twenty-five years later, he’s still haunted by what happened in his absence.
Climber Marc-André Leclerc may not have craved the spotlight, but his feats in alpine free soloing certainly warranted attention
The trio ascended the technical and coveted southeast ridge to the summit of the 24,787-foot peak
Mountaineers recognized for ascents in Canada and Pakistan, as well as two lifelong alpinists, will receive awards later this month in France