Betsy Huelskamp Revisted

Betsy Huelskamp

WARNING: The following post and links contain spoilers for the season of Everest: Beyond The Limit(Betsy Huelskamp) that began airing last night. If you do not want to have any of the show spoiled for you before you get a chance to see it, you may want to skip this post and move on to … Read more

Everest: Beyond The Limit Season 2 – Episode 1

Beyond The Limit

The Discovery Channel launched Season 2 of Everest: Beyond The Limit tonight, with the first episode entitled Dream Chasers. Early in the episode we’re introduced to the team that we’ll be following this season, withs ome familiar faces returning. First and foremost, we have Russell Brice, the expedition leader and owner of HiMex, one of … Read more

Italian Climber Stefano Zavka Missing On K2!

Stefano Zavka Missing

Stefano Zavka Missing: has posted a weekend update with the news that Sefano Zavka is missing on K2. The Italian climber summitted the mountain on Friday, and descended in bad weather, but hasn’t been seen or heard from since. He was climbing on the Abruzzi Route, and was last seen above the Bottleneck. Stefano’s … Read more

Everest: Beyond The Limit Episode 5

everest beyond limit

The fifth episode of Discovery Channel’s mountaineering mini-series Everest: Beyond The Limit aired last night, and like the previous two episodes it continued to improve quite nicely. Ever since the show shifted focus to the actual climb in Episode 3, it has been enjoyable and interesting to watch, and last night’s episode was no exception. … Read more

Speed Hiking the Triple Crown!

Speed Hiking the Triple

Adventure is on a roll lately(Speed Hiking), now offering up this article that profiles speed hiker Matthew Hazley, who recently hiked the Pacific Crest, Continental Divide, and Appalachian Trails, one right after the other, in one hiking season. That’s 7525 miles for anyone scoring at home. In 239 days no less. Impressive. Most impressive. The … Read more