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Mountaineering & Expeditions

Helping hillwalkers and climbers explore new heights with our mountaineering guides, tips and tricks, from beginners to season explorers. Read the fascinating truths about the climbers who die on Everest. Check out the 5 best climbing walls in the UK. Don't forget our climbing tips for beginners. Mount up!
Mountaineering & Expeditions

Hors Piste | Mountain Rescue Goes Wrong In Short Film

If you're feeling down, this little mountaineering masterpiece might just put a smile back on your face

Hors Piste | This Animated Short Film About A Mountain Rescue Fail Is Comedy Gold
Mountaineering & Expeditions

Top 10 | Highest Mountains In The World

From Everest to Annapurna, and all the peaks in between, these are the world's highest mountains

Highest Mountain In The World | Top 10
Mountaineering & Expeditions

Mountain Man | Nirmal 'Nims' Purja Sets New World Record

The previous record for climbing all 14 of the world's 8,000 metre peaks was seven years

World Record | Nirmal 'Nims' Purja Climbs 14 of the World's Highest Peaks In Just 7 Months
Mountaineering & Expeditions

Lhotse | New Film Tells Story of Mountain's First Ski Descent

The incredible story of two ski mountaineers and an unforgettable Himalayan adventure

Lhotse | First Ski Descent Of Mountain Brought To Life In New Film By The North Face
Mountaineering & Expeditions

George Mallory Biography | The Man Who Changed Everest

Despite it being unknown whether he successfully ascended it himself, Mallory pioneered the way for climbers looking to reach the summit of Everest

George Mallory Biography | Everything You Need To Know About The Man Who Changed Everest
Mountaineering & Expeditions

Top 10 | Highest Mountains In North America

From Canada to Mexico, with the USA in between, here are the highest mountains in North America

Highest Mountain In North America | Top 10
Mountaineering & Expeditions

The Legacy | An Interview With Everest's Most Famous Family

We chatted to the son and grandson of Edmund Hillary to find out how the mountains have shaped their life

The Hillary Legacy | Peter And Alexander Hillary On Life As Everest's Most Famous Family
Mountaineering & Expeditions

Edmund Hillary | 53 Facts About Everest's First Ascender

How old was Hillary when he climbed Everest? What did Hillary do after climbing Everest?

Edmund Hillary Facts | 53 Things You Might Not Know About The First Everest Summiteer
Mountaineering & Expeditions

Tenzing Norgay | Everything You Need To Know

Get to know the life of the man who paved the way for westerners to reach the top of the world

Tenzing Norgay Biography | The Sherpa Legend
Mountaineering & Expeditions

Sir Edmund Hillary | Everything You Need To Know

In 1953, Edmund Hillary became the first person to stand on the summit of Everest. His story doesn't start and end there though

Edmund Hillary | Biography
Mountaineering & Expeditions

Fixing Everest | How To Save The World's Highest Mountain

We spoke with some Everest experts to get their view on what can be done about the mountain's issues

Fixing The World's Highest Mountain | How Do You Solve A Problem Like Everest?
Mountaineering & Expeditions

Top 10 | Highest Mountains in the UK

The highest mountain in the UK is, you guessed it, in Scotland

Highest Mountain in the UK | Top 10
Mountaineering & Expeditions

Top 10 | Highest Mountains In Ireland

Ireland is hiding some serious summits steeped in history

Highest Mountain In Ireland | Top 10
Mountaineering & Expeditions

Opinion | We Need To Talk About Everest

After a deadly "human traffic jam," how do we solve a problem like the world's highest mountain?

Opinion | We Need To Talk About Everest
Mountaineering & Expeditions

Mount Everest | 50 Facts About The World's Highest Mountain

Get schooled up on the highest mountain in the world with this epic collection of Mount Everest facts

Mount Everest Facts | 50 Things You Should Know About The World's Highest Mountain
Mountaineering & Expeditions

Touching The Void | Exploring Why We Climb Mountains Through Performance Art

How the tale of Simon Yates' and Joe Simpson's infamous climb in the Andes was brought to life on stage

Touching the Void | Exploring The 'Why We Climb Mountains' Question Through Performance Art
Mountaineering & Expeditions

Tragedy In Alberta | Climbers Confirmed Dead After Banff National Park Avalanche

Bodies of David Lama, Hansjörg Auer, and Jess Roskelley recovered near the base of Howse Peak

Tragedy In Alberta | Three Alpinists Confirmed Dead After Banff National Park Avalanche
Mountaineering & Expeditions

Top 10 | Highest Mountains In Europe

From Elbrus to Monte Rosa, via Mont Blanc, these are Europe's biggest mountains

Highest Mountain In Europe | Top 10
Mountaineering & Expeditions

In Their Own Words | Hilaree Nelson And Jim Morrison On Skiing Lhotse

How do you go about managing risk when skiing 2,100m down the fourth highest mountain in the world?

Jim Morrison and Hilaree Nelson Interview | We Talk To The Pair About Their Lhotse Ski Descent
Mountaineering & Expeditions

Top 10 | Highest Mountains In South America

South America has the largest mountains in the Western Hemisphere. Can you name them?

Highest Mountain In South America | Top 10
Mountaineering & Expeditions

Top 10 | Highest Mountains In Africa

We take a look at the 10 highest mountains in Africa, spanning from Tanzania to Ethiopia.

Highest Mountain In Africa | Top 10
Mountaineering & Expeditions

Nick Bullock Interview | How The Alpinist Escaped Prison Life

British climber Nick Bullock has spent more time in prison than some murderers

Nick Bullock Interview | How The Alpinist Escaped His Life As A Prison Officer
Mountaineering & Expeditions

'Zabardast' | Film Review

Jérôme Tanon, of 'The Eternal Beauty of Snowboarding' fame, heads into the Karakoram

Zabardast | Film Review
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