A huge slab of rock recently peeled off Half Dome, possibly changing the route up to the top for climbers. Continue reading →
Both the North side and South Col of Mt. Everest are dangerous -- but in different ways.
The bodies appear to be embracing each other and their discovery could put an end to the mystery of climbers who vanished after an avalanche in 1959.
The risk of avalanches make the current route up the mountain too dangerous, the Nepalese government says. Continue reading →
Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson began scaling the vertical wall nearly three weeks ago.
Just as the Dawn Wall had once been considered too difficult to free-climb, the future of the sport lies in what today seems unfathomable.
It's possible that an overhang of snow gave way under the hikers.
Although climbers have been blamed, it was more likely a thunderstorm that felled the top of the Cobra. Continue reading →
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