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New Documentary Teaser About The Original Dirtbag Climber - DIRTBAG: THE LEGEND OF FRED BECKEY

“All the climbers you see today, they are all copying Fred.”

We are all well acquainted with the term “Ski Bum” to describe a person that leads a life with the sole pursuit of skiing. 146 more words


Indian Climber Dies While Descending Everst | 2 Others Reported Missing

Simply put, death is one of the unavoidable realities of climbing Everest.

That fact was realized on Saturday as the death toll for this year’s climbing season rose to a total of 5 after an Indian climber is reported to have passed away while descending the infamous Hillary Step… 96 more words


This Is Not Your Everyday Bivouac...

While the term Bivouac usually conjures up images and smells that are akin to a medieval jail cell, the Bivouac Gervasutti in Italy is not your traditional bivouac. 168 more words

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2 Climbers Have Died Descending Mt. Everest This Weekend.

An Australian woman, 34, and a Dutch man, 35, have died while descending from the world’s highest mountain this weekend. Reports have stated that both climbers succumbed to altitude sickness on their descents.  222 more words


The art of stumbling upon an oasis (Skåne day 2)

As I said, we basically stumbled upon the lagoon from Peter Pan (the one where all the cheeky mermaids live), without even trying!! It turned out being a really good sun trap and climbing spot. 167 more words


DOCUMENTARY: The Limbless Mountaineer...Quadruple Amputee Attempts Matterhorn Summit

After becoming trapped on an exposed ledge on the side of Les Droites in the French Alps in 1999, Jamie Andrew watched as his friend died after succumbing to the elements and suffered such severe frostbite himself that he required quadruple amputation. 38 more words


Ocean to Alcan Expedition: Physical training begins

The training begins! With only 3.5 months to go, it’s now or never. Hundreds of details to sort, gear to buy as thriftily and frugally as I can (more on that at a later time!), and some intensive training if I’m to be prepared for this expedition come May, 2016.

100 days to take-off…