Climate Change is Disrupting Climbing in the Alps

climbing in the alps

It has been a long, hot summer in many parts of the world, including Europe. Numerous countries have seen record-breaking temperatures, with the mercury routinely climbing above 40ºC in places that have never experienced that level of heat before. This has caused numerous disruptions to life across the continent, forcing Europeans to seek refuge from … Read more

It Has Been a Record-Setting Summer on K2

K2

While the spring belongs to Everest, the summer is all about K2. The world’s second highest peak always takes center stage in July and August and this year has been no different. But it has been a record-setting climbing season on this formidable mountain, which seems to be going through a significant transformation. The Savage … Read more

Gear Review: Oros Wayfinder Pant

Oros Wayfinder

A few weeks back we took a look at the Oros Explorer Hoodie—a quarter-zip pullover that we loved for its comfort and simple design. In that review, we also talked about Oros’s use of aerogel, a lightweight material that is one of the warmest insulators known to man. The company uses aerogel across all of … Read more