Jean-Christophe Lafaille, attempting a solo ascent of Makalu, has been missing for more than a week and is presumed dead.
Follow along LIVE as Everest summit attempts begin and continue through May. Correspondent Dave Hahn reports on the action from the South Col route.
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.
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.
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.
An accident yesterday on Mount Kilimanjaro's Arrow glacier has
reportedly taken the lives of North American climbers and closed the
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.
The 2005 Banff Mountain Festivals wrapped up with a display of the winning images from the Banff Mountain Photography Competition.
Members of a French expedition and their Nepali support staff are feared dead on Kanguru.
Mount Rainier, the site of America's s most lucrative guide concession, may soon see competing guide services after years of virtual monopoly
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.
Some of Thailand's favorite climbing areas escaped the full force of the tsunami, and have long since welcomed back their international friends
Helicopter lands on the summit of Mount Everest.
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.
For the first time in history, a helicopter unexpectedly touched down on the summit of Everest, its pilot settling onto the summit snows.
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.
Accident in the Khumbu Icefall on Mount Everest takes the life of a climber hoping to reach the summit with his brother.
Canadian Sean Egan, on his third expedition to Everest, collapsed in Dughla while descending for medical reasons.
Annapurna: A 'double tall' order for America's best known high altitude climber