Lucius Shea has climbed hundreds of mountains in the last five years, finding skills to handle his autism. “His confidence level has gone through the roof.”
The Boulder adventurer announced she’d hit 57 peaks in 14 days, 10 hours. But skipping Culebra for political reasons moved her stunning, unsupported run to DNF.
Chris Tomer’s rare ability to forecast Everest and other huge mountains has helped make the sport safer.
Ridgway’s Danika Gilbert is mentoring women climbers from Afghanistan as they explore new lives far from Taliban rule.
Fitness is not enough to stay safe in remote mountains where risks are amplified
Nelson died last month on a Himalayan expedition after triggering an avalanche on Mount Manaslu, the eighth highest peak on the planet
CHAPTER 1 “Missing” Light mixed with dust poured through a grimy window in the police station conference room. As more officers crammed inside, standing room became scarce. God, this is too much, thought Ted Callahan. What the hell do they think they’re going to see here? It had taken more than twenty-four hours for the […]
Johanna Garton is a proud Wisconsin girl, writer and cross country coach. Before the publication of her first book, she dabbled in nonprofit consulting, college teaching and had a brief career as a lawyer. Her life experience includes moving her family to China, being charged by an elephant and running 20-plus marathons. She and her […]
Phil Henderson sees the outdoor industry like a cruise ship. It’s taken a long time for the largely white industry to embrace people of color. But the ship has turned. Almost every corner of the industry is focused on building a diverse population of outdoor enthusiasts. “We just need more propulsion. We need more power,” […]
Grace Staberg said she was “pretty tired” as the first rays of sun hit the slopes of Copper Mountain Tuesday morning. “I felt like slowing down,” said the 19-year-old, a few hours after setting a North American women’s record by skinning 56,153 vertical feet in 24 hours. “It was really helpful to have people who […]