Alpine & Ice Climbing

Bronka Sundstrom climbed Rainier at 77—and that's only the beginning of her story.

The Confidence Gap, A Year Later

Remember the confidence gap? Yeah, it's still a thing. Here's how to keep closing it. [Read More]

Does Climbing Success Mean Winning? Or Is It In The Process?

Gordon McArthur looks at his last year's climbing victories and decides going to his ultimate means something more. [Read More]

PHOTOS: Climbing North America’s Highest Named, [Formerly] Unclimbed Peak

Camilo Rada and Natalia Martinez make the first ascent of Mt. Malaspina in the St. Elias Range. [Read More]

PHOTOS: First Women’s Ascent Of Denali Diamond

This summer, Jewell Lund and Chantel Astorga were the first women to climb Denali's classic hard route. [Read More]

Announcing Two First Ascents In The Pakistani Karakoram

Graham Zimmerman, Scott Bennett and Steve Swenson make the most of poor conditions and bad weather to put up new routes. [Read More]

Oops! I ______ My Pants: Our Funniest Bathroom Mishaps, Part 6

A guide's tale of bathroom horror on Rainier. [Read More]

How To Move Faster And More Safely Through 3rd And 4th Class Terrain

Sometimes the most dangerous part of a climb isn't even 5th class. Peter Doucette gives 11 tips for going fast and staying safe. [Read More]

Climbing Cerro Torre: It’s Never As Simple As It Could Be

Adam George assists with a rescue, handles finicky weather and a rope-hungry fox—and gambles the family holiday plans. [Read More]