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French Climber Perished on Makalu

Jean-Christophe Lafaille, attempting a solo ascent of Makalu, has been missing for more than a week and is presumed dead.

Everest 2006: Live on GreatOutdoors.com

By GreatOutdoors Staff - March 31st, 2006

Follow along LIVE as Everest summit attempts begin and continue through May. Correspondent Dave Hahn reports on the action from the South Col route.

Climbing in Patagonia

Check out the daily updates from Peter Croft and Kevin Thaw as these athletes from The North Face attempt the a new route on the Fitz Roy massif in Argentine Patagonia.

New Route on Cerro Torre

By Stephen Koch

Stephen Koch, describes a new route that he, Dean Potter, and Marko Prezelj established last month on the daunting spire of Argentina's Cerro Torre.

In Memoriam - Carl Skoog

A tribute from his brothers Lowell and Gordy and from his friends in the outdoors including Andrew McLean and Gary Brill. Includes a selection of captivating images by Carl Skoog.

Fatal Accident on Mount Kilimanjaro

An accident yesterday on Mount Kilimanjaro's Arrow glacier has
reportedly taken the lives of North American climbers and closed the
Machame Route.

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The Changing Role of Sherpa Climbers

With his seventh Everest summit, climbing leaders such as Lakpa Rita Sherpa are redefining what it means to be a high altitude Sherpa climber on Everest and around the world.

Banff 2005 Photography Winners

The 2005 Banff Mountain Festivals wrapped up with a display of the winning images from the Banff Mountain Photography Competition.

18 Feared Dead in Nepal Avalanche

By Jiban Ghimire

Members of a French expedition and their Nepali support staff are feared dead on Kanguru.

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New Guide Services Slated for Mount Rainier

Mount Rainier, the site of America's s most lucrative guide concession, may soon see competing guide services after years of virtual monopoly

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Video: Return2Sender

There's no rush like the adrenalin buzz from a high-horsepower day of kiteboarding at the Columbia Gorge, where new school meets old, and women riders show how it's done.

Railay After the Wave

By James Martin

Some of Thailand's favorite climbing areas escaped the full force of the tsunami, and have long since welcomed back their international friends

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Video: Helicopter Lands on Everest

Helicopter lands on the summit of Mount Everest.

A Look at the Wild Side

By James Martin

From ice climbers in the Canadian Rockies, to the grizzly bears of Denali and the surreal landscapes of Patagonia, to the ruins of an ancient civilization in Cambodia-these are all the subjects of renowned photographer James Martin, one of the most wide-ranging of working professionals in North America.

Helicopter on Everest makes History

For the first time in history, a helicopter unexpectedly touched down on the summit of Everest, its pilot settling onto the summit snows.

Unpredictable Mount St. Helens

From playground for Cascade climbers to destroyer of the landscape, the Cascade's most unpredictable volcano has played many roles in the past four centuries.

Climber dies on Mount Everest

Accident in the Khumbu Icefall on Mount Everest takes the life of a climber hoping to reach the summit with his brother.

Mount Everest Expedition Leader Dies

Canadian Sean Egan, on his third expedition to Everest, collapsed in Dughla while descending for medical reasons.

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Video: Coffee with Ed Viesturs Part 2

Annapurna: A 'double tall' order for America's best known high altitude climber

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