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Viesturs Summits Everest a Sixth Time

In an exclusive interview with Ed Viesturs from the South Col, the climber describes his sixth successful ascent of Everest and says he will put off an attempt on Annapurna until 2005

Viesturs closes in on Annapurna

New daily updates: After acclimatizing on Cho Oyu, Ed Viesturs focuses on Annapurna and his 14th and final 8,000 meter summit

The Planet Ice Project

By James Martin - January 19th, 2007

James Martin, writing exclusively for as he photographs and researches his book, Planet Ice, has been busy documenting the vanishing ice around the world. His new book includes essays by Yvonne Chouinard and others.

The Planet Ice Project: Antarctica

By James Martin

James Martin, writing exclusively for as he photographs and researches his book, Planet Ice, reports from Antarctica.

Two Times to the Top

By Dave Hahn

Mountain guide and correspondent Dave Hahn reflects on a rare guiding achievement: reaching the top of Mount Everest twice in five months, in spring and in fall.

No Shortcuts to the Top

A conversation with Ed Viesturs, and an excerpt from his new book on
his ascent of the world's 14 highest peaks without supplemental oxygen.

Reflections on Everest 2006

By Dave Hahn

Everest Correspondent Dave Hahn takes a moment to reflect on the Everest season just finished, and his own seventh successful trip to the top.

Iceland on Edge

By Andrew McLean

Sublime powder, weird weather and potentially deadly avalanches make for a few weeks of love and loathing and first descents in the mountains of Iceland

Everest 2006: Live on

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.

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Video: Helicopter Lands on Everest

Helicopter lands on the summit of Mount Everest.

To the End of the Erg

By Jim Yost

Jim Yost and other hardy souls re-trace part of an ancient caravan route between Marrakech and Timbuktu.

Crown of Africa

From savannah to snow, experience the furnishings of the Masai's 'House of God,' Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Gates of the Arctic

By Steve Howe

Willows, rain, bugs, rivers, snowfields, and steep mountain passes: How do you travel through rugged and beautiful Gates of teh Arctic National Park? Simple, follow the caibou.

Peaks & Passes

By Charlie Fowler

Mountaineer-photographer, Charlie Fowler shares a breathtaking view of Cho Oyu and Shishapangma as his crew attempts to climb and ski some of the world's largest peaks.

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