Monthly Archives: January 2012

Video: Opening A New Route In The Alps

Last fall, mountaineer Herve Barmasse, along with his father Marco, opened a new route along the South-East face of Monte Rosa in Italy. The climb featured just about every kind of challenge you could imagine, mixing rock, ice, and snow … Continue reading

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Nat Geo Adventure Reports On The Bolt Removal On The Compressor Route

If you’ve been following climbing news over the past few weeks, you’ve probably already heard about the bold climb of Cerro Torre by Jason Kruk and Hayden Kennedy. The mountain, which is amongst the more famous in the world, has … Continue reading

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Antarctica 2011: Still Waiting For A Lift

The Antarctic season was suppose to be all but over by now, but bad weather is keeping ALE’s planes grounded in Punta Arenas and leaving the last of the explorers stranded out on the ice. That meant that Cas and … Continue reading

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Antarctica 2011: Waiting For The Last Plane Out

Yesterday I posted the news that Cas and Jonesy had arrived back at Hercules Inlet, very tired and sore, but happy to have completed their long journey at last. There still hasn’t been much news from Antarctica regarding what it … Continue reading

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Video: Patagonia Timelapse Is Simply Beautiful

These timelapse videos just keep getting more and more beautiful. Earlier this week we had those amazing views of Yosemite and now we have this one, which was captured in Argentina’s Patagonia region. This is simply one of the most … Continue reading

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Winter Climb Update: Denis and Simone In C3 On Nanga Parbat

There hasn’t been much in the way of updates from Pakistan the past few days. We can only assume that work is progressing as needed on K2 and Gasherbrum I, where teams are hoping to make the first winter ascent … Continue reading

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Himalayan Stove Project Looks To Improve Environment and Health

If you’ve ever traveled through the Himalaya and spent some time in the tiny mountain villages that dot the landscape, you’ve probably observed the simple lifestyle of the people that live there. Most of those towns have little in the … Continue reading

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Video: Mixed Climbing With Sam Elias

Looking for a little inspiration for your upcoming weekend? Then look no further than this video, which features climber, and North Face athlete, Sam Elias, working a mixed route of rock, snow, and ice in Vail Pass. The route, which … Continue reading

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Video: The World Is Where We Live

I’m going to let this beautiful video speak for itself. It says a lot without saying much at all. The world is where we live from WWF on Vimeo. Source: theadventureblog.blogspot.com

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Antarctica 2011: Cas, Jonesy, and Aleks Are Done!

Just a very brief update on the story I posted earlier today, in which I noted that Cas and Jonesy were on the home stretch of their expedition to the South Pole and back from Hercules Inlet. A short time … Continue reading

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