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.
With the broadcast of the Subaru Primal Quest adventure race scheduled for January, GreatOutdoors.com presents this first-hand account of the tragic accident from Team Montrail captain Rebecca Rusch.
A Utah rancher kept the remnants of a thousand-year-old village under wraps for 50 years until advancing age forced him to reveal his secret.
Despite a years-long process that was scheduled to bring a fresh approach for guiding on Mount Rainier, the park administration has announced that the status quo will remain in place.
Silver medal-winning skier Bode Miller became the first American to win a World Cup ski championship since Phil Mahre took top honors more than two decades ago, but the New Englander could not catch Hermanm Maier for the overall title.
The planet faces even greater environmental problems now than it did five years ago, leading Denis Hayes, the man who organized of the original Earth Day in 1970, to issue a renewed call to action.