Why Is Annapurna Known as the World's Deadliest Mountain?
Why is Annapurna called the world's deadliest mountain to climb? Well here is the answer.
The Eight-Thousanders: 14 Highest Mountain Peaks in the World
Here is a list of 14 highest mountain peaks in the world, which are called the eight-thousanders.
Facts About Mt. Everest: Common Questions Answered
Mount Everest is the tallest mountain on Earth and has been on the bucket list of travel enthusiasts forever. In this article, I answer some common questions related to Mt. Everest.
Into the Clouds of Mount Kilimanjaro
A giant reaching 5,895 meters, Mt. Kilimanjaro dwarfs all in its path. The pinnacle is blanketed in snow crystals and ice formations. Accessible from Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya, this natural wonder is high on the list for hikers from all over the world.
Xia Boyu: He Climbed Mount Everest on His Fifth Attempt at the Age of 69 as a Double Amputee
Xia Boyu made four previous attempts to climb Mount Everest. He succeeded on his fifth attempt at the age of 69. Boyu was a double amputee.
My Experience Climbing Zawrat (2159 m) in the Polish Tatra Mountains
Do you want to climb Zawrat in the Tatra Mountains? Read it first.
Climbing Rysy (2499 m) – the Highest Peak in Poland
Do you want to reach the highest peak in Poland? Learn more about the trail and how to prepare.
My Experience Climbing Świnica (2301 m) in the Polish Tatra Mountains
Do you want to climb Świnica in the Polish Tatra Mountains? Read it first.
The Polish Tatra Mountains: Level Hardcore. Trail Descriptions
Trails in the Polish Tatra Mountains. Only for the most experienced hikers!
The Ill-Fated 1996 Everest Expedition: 20 Years on
It's 20 years next month since the ill-fated 1996 commercial expeditions to summit Everest resulted in the deaths of eight people, and spawned a series of 'disaster porn' books. What's been learned?
On Top of the Rockies: Climbing Colorado's Mt. Elbert
A trail report and guide to climbing the tallest peak in the Rocky Mountains.
The First Woman to Climb Mont Blanc: Henriette d' Angeville or Maria Paradis?
In 1938 the second woman to climb Mont Blanc claimed to be the first, dismissing on a number of accounts her predecessor, a maid servant who'd summitted 30 yrs earlier. What is the story behind the two ascents and who rightly deserves the title?
The Bodies of Mount Everest, the World's Highest Graveyard
For many, summiting the world's highest mountain is a lifelong dream, but some of those who attempt the feat end up staying on Everest's icy slopes for good. Due to the harsh conditions of the mountain's higher reaches, it is difficult to recover the bodies of fallen climbers.
Getting to and Climbing Ben Nevis: UK's Highest Mountain
Ben Nevis is the highest mountain in the UK at 1345m or 4413 feet. Rising at the western end of the Grampians, it is in the highland region of Lochaber. Learn how to get there and climb to the summit safely (includes a Ben Nevis map and practical tips).
Climbing the New Snow Princess Cascade Slide in the Adirondack High Peaks
Are you heading up to the Adirondack High Peaks to climb the popular Cascade and Porter mountains? Join Outbound Dan Human in his recent climb up the new Snow Princess Cascade slide.
Climbing Colorado Fourteeners
You haven't really breathed Colorado air until you breathe it from the top of a 14,000 foot peak that you climbed yourself. The view from the top cannot be described in human words. I'll try, though. It's an ocean of blue depths and white breakers, and you're on an island, surrounded by this great expanse. In this ocean there are other islands: bare, rugged, made of moon-rock and brownies.
Do I Need a Guide to Climb Mt. Rainier?
Mt. Rainier towers over the Cascade Mountain range of Washington state at 14,410 feet. It is affectionately referred to as 'the mountain' by Washingtonians. Over 10,000 people attempt to climb it each year and well over half of those people do not...