The National Geographic Adventure Travel blog interviews the First Ascent team about the technology behind their Everest filmmaking. weather permitting, mountaineers Ed Viesturs, Peter Whittaker, and other members of the First Ascent team will take on the summit of Everest. And even though we have not yet donned our down jackets, we’ve been there every […]
Czech climber Adam Ondra redpointed WoGu (5.14) in Switzerland Red River Gorge’s Torrent Falls re-opens to climbers Peregrine closures lifted for all USFS and non-FS climbing areas in North Carolina Dave Macleod frees Echo Wall, Scotland China closes Mt. Everest for spring cleanup in 2009 Nicolas Favresse makes second ascent of Cobra Crack (5.14)
An interview with the mountaineering great, Reinhold Messner via The Adventure Blog.
The Olympic torch reaches the summit of Mt. Everest Rocky Mountain National Park may get wilderness protection Dream in Vertical takes us on a Bishop bouldering trip with tons of pics Barbara Zangerl makes first female ascent of Pura Vida (8A+/B) in Magic Wood, Switzerland Daniel Woods completes new 8c in Magic Wood Check CAMP […]
As has been widely reported, Sir Edmund Hillary, the first to scale Mount Everest, died at age 88 in Auckland, New Zealand. Good coverage and insight can be found at The Adventure Blog and The New York Times.