Climber Sues Guide Over Failed Everest Expedition

One of Everest’s best guiding companies has found itself at the center of a lawsuit that could have lasting consequences for the mountaineering world. Last week it was revealed that a former client is suing Madison Mountaineering for failing to provide a refund following a failed expedition to the world’s highest peak; if successful, the … Read more

Nepal Backtracks on COVID Travel Restrictions

Last week we shared the news that Nepal was planning to reopen to foreign travelers starting on October 17, welcoming trekkers and climbers back into the country. As with most places worldwide, Nepal has been on strict lockdown since the start of the pandemic this past spring, even going so far as to cancel the … Read more

Researcher Believe They Know What Caused Mass Elephant Deaths in Botswana

One of the stories we’ve been following closely over the past few months has been the confounding mystery surrounding the mass die-off of dozens of elephants in Botswana. Eventually, the death toll rose to more than 300 of the creatures, which sent alarm bells off amongst conservationists. While the sheer number of dead elephants was concerning, … Read more

Ultrarunner Amy Sproston is the First Woman to Attempt to Run the Jordan Trail

Last Friday, endurance athlete Amy Sproston set off to make history on one of the more intriguing long-distance hiking trails in the world. That’s when she embarked on a quest to become the first woman to run the entire length of the Jordan Trail, a route that stretches for more than 420 miles (675 km) across … Read more

Video: Witness the Impact of Climate Change on Mt. Kilimanjaro

Mt. Kilimanjaro isn’t just an iconic destination for adventure travelers; it has become the poster child for the impact of climate change as well. The once-fabled snow of Kilimanjaro are all-but gone, and as our planet continues to warm up, it now seems likely that they’ll have disappeared altogether in just a few short years. … Read more

Video: Eco-Challenge Patagonia 2021 Already Looks Intense and Amazing

It has only been a little more than a month since Eco-Challenge made its triumphant return on the Amazon Prime Video streaming service, but already we’re catching a glimpse of what is to come. Viewers are only now starting to recover from the intense reality show, which featured dozens of four-person teams racing across some … Read more

Lia Ditton Completes Pacific Ocean Row

For nearly three months, we’ve been following Lia Ditton’s attempt to row solo across the Pacific Ocean from California to Hawaii. During that time, she has faced heavy storms and massive waves. Her boat has been rolled over on more than one occasion and has drawn the attention of hungry sharks. Lia herself has endured … Read more