Overshadowed by the neighboring Denali, Alaska's Mt. Huntington is as elusive as it is enticing. Clay Wadman delivers the backstory to this magic mountain, while David Roberts, Jack Roberts, Jay Smith and Katsutaka Yokoyama recount their adventures on the world's most aesthetic 12,000-foot peak.
A very high traverse.
Cerro Torre without bolts.
New Hampshire route etymology.
Cragging bites from North America.
The world's most famous piton.
Observations from the field.
Off the coast of North Wales, two friends uncover a timeless line and hints of their own mortality.
Jonny Woodward found climbing—and then his life went to the dogs.
The Middle Teton Glacier should have been an easy, end-of-season outing. Then the first winter storm moved in.
What I've learned.
A Slovenian's quest for the boundaries of single-push climbing brought him to the base of Cho Oyu. After witnessing a murder, he found the edge of humanity instead.
The Greek origins of the word "photography" literally translate: "to draw with light." As a young photographer struggles to read light, he discovers he can write it instead.
The High Sierra at night not only provided one climber a means to make alpine days longer; it also gave him heroes, a glimpse of enchantment and a deeper understanding of his own potential.
In 2006, loss pervaded the climbing community. One woman searches for healing in the midst of a terrible year.
Thuggery, coarse crystals and bad attitudes: in Vedauwoo, Wyoming, ugly is a state of mind.