New Technology That Will Save Lives Of Wild Swimmers


Thanks to social media and word of mouth, wild swimming has moved away from being an alternative pastime and is now a movement with its own subculture, Instagram celebrities, and die-hard fans. It’s a relaxing time for those lucky enough to live in warmer climates, and those of us stuck in colder countries with tough … Read more

Has Commercial Climbing Ruined K2?

Climbing Ruined K2

If you follow the mountaineering scene closely you probably already know that commercial climbing teams have found a great deal of success on K2 in recent years. A peak that was once the domain of only the best alpinists in the world has been summited dozens of times in 2017 and 2018, calling into question … Read more

The Man Who Searched for the Yeti

Who Searched for the Yeti

National Geographic has an interesting story posted online. The article is an interview with Daniel Taylor, who recently wrote a book entitled Yeti: The Ecology of a Mystery, in which he examines the history of the famous “wild man” of the Himalaya, while the author himself goes in search of the mythical animal himself, making … Read more

Summer Climbing Season in Pakistan Begins

Summer Climbing Season in Pakistan Begins

ExWeb has posted an update to the start of the summer 2017 climbing season in Pakistan, where things are going about as well as expected so far as teams begin to trickle into the country. In fact, some of the early arrivals have already reached Base Camp as they prepare for some big challenges ahead. … Read more