Weekly Feature Archives

Sean McCabe: A Vibrant Life

Posted November 23, 2009

Alpinist celebrates the life of artist Sean McCabe, whose boldness on canvas—and as a family man, teacher, skier and climber—will be profoundly missed.

The Continuum Project: Nepal

Posted November 16, 2009

Watch as Audrey Gariepy, Ines Papert and Jen Olson tackle a new route on the Hungo Face of Kwangde Shar (6093m) in Nepal.

The Continuum Project

Posted October 28, 2009

Gain perspective on the motivations and courage of some of the world's top climbers in a new film by Chris Alstrin.

John Bachar: A Stonemaster Remembered

Posted October 19, 2009

Rick Accomazzo, Lynn Hill, John Gill, Dave Yerian and Ron Gomez give tribute to the "alpha Stonemaster," John Bachar.

Craggin' Classic '09: A Rockin' Good Time

Posted October 15, 2009

more than 200 climbers from at least 13 countries found themselves in high spirits for 48 hours of boozing, schmoozing, caffeinating and climbing—in that order, and then all over again.

Psycho Vertical

Posted October 15, 2008

"There is no emotion, no fear, no doubt. There is only the correct option."

Mountain Reconnaissance with John Scurlock

Posted October 8, 2008

John Scurlock talks about climbing, aviation, and what the two respective pursuits can learn from each other...

Introducing the Alpinist Film Festival Tour

Posted October 1, 2008

Alpinist's unique party has become too big for such a small town like Jackson to handle...

Short Pitches Writing Contest Winner

Posted September 24, 2008

In April, Alpinist launched its first online writing contest, Short Pitches. After receiving more than fifty entries, we had a tough job to do: pick one.

Inspirations, Part VII: Glen Denny

Posted September 17, 2008

During the long, cold bivouacs, quotes from Magnone's book kept coming back to me...