Ongoing Pandemic Cancels Aconcagua Climbing Season

2020 has been an especially long and difficult year for mountaineers and adventure travelers the world over. When the pandemic spread across the globe back in March, nearly every corner of the planet went into lockdown. Planes stopped flying, borders were closed, and international travel was extremely limited. As a result, the spring climbing season … Read more

Video: The Joyineer – A Humanitarian and Mountaineering Mission to Peru

For 14-year old Lilliana Libecki – daughter of Mike Libecki – the great joy in life comes from making the lives of others better. She and her dad have conducted humanitarian missions to a number of places across the world, bringing lights, power, and technology to places that didn’t have those basic things before. In this … Read more

Ultrarunner Sets New Speed Record on Cordillera Huayhuash Circuit in Peru

Ultrarunner Darcy Piceu has set a new “fastest known time” on the iconic Cordillera Huayhuash Circuit in Peru for both men and women. She completed the 85-mile (136 km) route, which has an average altitude of around 14,000 ft (4267 meters), in just 29 hours and 15 minutes. This achieves her goal of finishing the … Read more

Sir Ranulph Fiennes Pulls Plug on Aconcagua Summit Attempt

It looks like Sir Ranulph Fiennes will have to wait a little bit longer to complete his attempt to complete the Adventurers Grand Slam. According to the BBC, the 72-year old British explorer has had to abandon his attempt to summit Aconcagua, the tallest mountain in South America, after experiencing severe back pain during the … Read more

Video: The Best Mountaineering Films of All Time

Looking for some great mountaineering films to watch in your downtime? Then you’ll certainly want to give his video a look. It provides a brief glimpse of some of the best mountaineering films ever made, including some top-notch documentaries and Hollywood produced dramas that offer a look at life in the mountains from a perspective … Read more