Video: Alpinist Adrian Ballinger Talks K2

Climbing K2 is no easy feat, even under the best of conditions. But going up the “Savage Mountain” without oxygen is an altogether different beast. But that’s exactly what American alpinist Adrian Ballinger did last year, reaching the summit of the second tallest mountain in the world—and arguably the scariest—without supplemental O’s. In this video, … Read more

Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell CUDL Up in Rocky Mountain National Park

Climbers Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell aren’t going to let a little thing like a global pandemic keep them from having an epic adventure. Recently, the dynamic duo—who have collaborated on projects in Yosemite and Patagonia—met up in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado to put together an epic link-up that is on part with … Read more

Nepal Prepares to Reopen But Will Anyone Come?

Nepal took a big step forward in its plans to reopen to climbers and trekkers this week, even as the country continues to struggle with the coronavirus. But with the Nepalese tourism sector losing more than $10 billion rupees ($83 million) per month during the lockdown, the economic impact of staying closed has weighed heavily … Read more

Video: Adrian Ballinger Answers Your Questions on 8000 Meter Peaks

You’ve got questions, Adrian Ballinger has answers. In this video, the elite mountain guide fields some of the most common questions that we have about 8000 meter peaks, providing some very interesting and insightful answers. After all, this is a guy who has been up Everest more than a few times and has managed to … Read more