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The snow capped mountains are apparently bare now so I was lucky

The snow capped mountains are apparently bare now so I was lucky


On the Way to Annapurna

Again deep snow, but less exhausting than climbing all hilltops. I was back to civilisation. I could hear the roaring of the snowmobiles and ...

... hollysisson - Toronto, Canada - The snow capped mountains are apparently bare now, so

There were Tibetan prayer flags and a little idol of the Buddha at the Top,

Letdar Trekking In Nepal

Frigid: looking south across the Friis Hills. Photo/Rebecca Priestley

The fearsome arête of Istinden (1495m) in the northern section of the Lyngen Alps

Liza Avelino on Mount Yarigatake in Japan, which she scaled by herself last year.

East lady meeting the main run.

The high peaks on the western border of Chigertei Valley.

Backcountry Skiing

The first snows of autumn blanket the upper third of the mountain, above Humphries Castle

The Brocken and the Harz Mountains were inspirations for the writer Goethe , who set one

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Snow covered plain

The Ultimate Guide to the Telescope Peak Hike in Death Valley National Park — She Dreams Of Alpine

An Unsupported Journey on the John Muir Trail

A skier in Móskarðshnjúkar, Iceland.

If you want to enjoy the winter in the mountains, you do not have to go to the high mountains.The boulders on the bottom of the stream under a two-meter ...

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At ten o'click we start our tour: 12 or 13 km to Syter Fjällstuga, the next mountain cabin. We follow the winter trail that slowly bends eastwards into the ...

Crossing the Larke La

Winter Ascent Mountaineers Route to Mount Whitney, Highest Peak in the Lower 48

On the way over to the coronation wall. many for the rocks that were poking through yesterday have been covered. Some people were skiing just here back to ...

volunteering in the himalayas

Climbing Mount Rainier with an American Mountaineering Legend

In its absence a climbing rope will apparently do. Personally I didn't ask questions, I just did what I was told.

volunteering in the himalayas

Press Release: Ultimate Direction Re-signs Scott Jurek and adds Barkley Marathons' 'Last Man Standing' Karel Sabbe to 2019 Ambassador Team

We were lucky to be one of the two couples, and thus got put in a two-man tent. Furthermore, in trying to be nice, we took the smaller looking tent, ...

Interview: David Berman on Silver Jews's Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea

Double rainbow over Benton

This information ...

Lofoten Travel - Seasons on Lofoten

Adirondacks Style

Whilst I wouldn't recommend this, it made an interesting contrast to the few expensively clad foreigners on the peak (myself very much included).

The World is a Circus

Photo taken by Andrew Temple on Jan 31, 2018. View from Senator Beck Study Plot (12,200′)

Nanga Parbat is located in the Northern Areas of Pakistan and is the western bastion of the Himalayas. It is the ninth highest mountain ...

Everest Base Camp Travel Guide

A glacier on the Antarctic Peninsula flows into the Bellingshausen Sea. Credits: NASA/Kate Ramsayer

First Winter Summit of Gasherbaum II

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The trailscout is in the red tent in the foreground, and kept me warm that night on the snow.

Valahnúkur, Þórsmörk

Photo taken by Andrew Temple on Jan 31, 2018. Looking at Senator Beck Study Plot (12,200′).

The Friis Hills after overnight snow. Photo/Rebecca Priestley

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“Do not depend on the hope of results. You may have to face the fact that your work will be apparently worthless and even achieve no result at all, ...

Mount Kenya has created its own micro-climate, forests and ecosystem

Headed home.

When we got to the check-in desk at Coal Miners', which is also the bar and where you order for the restaurant, we met two other people on the trip: Isaac ...

Aspen Historical Society

Kagbeni Upper Mustang

Heather in Glen Derry, Aberdeenshire, in full bloom. Note the purple hill in



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Marcus Luttrell's Savior, Mohammad Gulab, Claims 'Lone Survivor' Got It Wrong

Canada Winter Packing List

Setting off towards Cradle Mountain at the north end of the Overland Track. The weather

To make matters worse, I have had to get up several times to brave the elements. Drinking six litres of water a day is bound to have that effect. And even ...

Walking in the Outer Hebrides: Benbecula is an island that's more loch than rock

Julie and Tyler

What does it take to summit Mount Everest?

I can't comprehend anything beyond my next step as we make our way slowly up the final 2,000 feet of Rainier. Our path follows a meandering series of ...

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Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest

There was no longer a trail and this very fit monk had us scaling icy mountain ridges with sheer drop-offs on either side.

The Sustainable Traveller


Views of this mountain continued, as we pressed on, walking up a really lovely valley that reminded me a lot of hiking in Norway. We eventually reached our ...

Ven 2016

Get a bike with more gears

Elfin Lakes photo ...

Yasushi Yamanoi during his first attempt on the north face of Putala Shan (5428m)

When we got to the check-in desk at Coal Miners', which is also the bar and where you order for the restaurant, we met two other people on the trip: Isaac ...

I continued onward from Poodle Dog Pass towards Twin Lakes, following the trail on GPS. There were no signs of tracks here so I don't think anyone's been up ...

Josia 'Jojo' Suchowiejko

The first Chinese-built railway, the enthusiast trying to save it and his hero, the 'father of China's railroad' | South China Morning Post

We were quite the trio up in the mountaintops of uncharted South Korean wilderness. It was just one of those surreal moments where we had to ask ourselves “ ...

Twin Peaks: The Return, 2017, still from a TV show on Showtime. Season 3, episode 8.

*(and the rest of your clothes, obviously, but that goes without saying).

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A typical trekker's meal

Leaving the mist and cover of the cloud forest behind us, I could now see the mountain's bare, grey, granite peaks jutting up in front of me.

This man has far too much stuff in his panniers

Ötzi findspot (in red) in the Tisenjoch.

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