Russian-Polish mountaineer Denis Urubko planned to attempt the first winter ascent of K2 with a team of climbers, but abandoned base camp on Saturday after arguing with the expedition leader.
French climber, Elisabeth Revol, recounted to the AFP how she was rescued from Pakistan's "Killer Mountain" and why she was forced to leave her partner behind.
France's Elisabeth Revol is saved by Poland's Winter Climbing team, but Tomasz Mackiewicz remains stuck at 7000m.
New laws designed to reduce accidents in the Himalayas mean that solo mountaineers and climbs by some disabled people will be banned
In this edition of Focus, we are off to Cameroon, to discover the incredible diversity of this country, described by many as “Africa in Miniature”.
Australia's world famous Uluru/ Ayers Rock will be closed to climbers from 2019. The ban is set to be enforced from the 26th October 2019 exactly 34 years after the rock was handed back to its original owners.
Encircled by a range of breathtaking mountains, Almaty is Kazakhstan’s jewel in the crown.
The Bolivian Skyrace is billed as one of the world's most difficult races. Which other races can runners use to test their endurance?
What are the mechanisms that allow us to adapt to extreme altitude and lack of oxygen?
Three climbers have died on Mount Everest and another is missing in a busy and tragic weekend on the world’s highest mountain, according to officials and expedition…
The "Swiss Machine" died in a fall while preparing to climb Mount Everest in Nepal.
Hugh Herr ''a future world without disability''
Russia's Valery Rozov has beaten his own world basejumping record in the Himalayas
Canadian Brandon Semenuk flipped and flew his bike down a treacherous mountain course to win the 11th running of the Red Bull Rampage, his second victory in the…
With adventure TV shows in over 200 countries, numerous books and merchandising deals Grylls' schedule is timed to the minute, luckily we managed to grab him between takes as he filmed the latest camp
An Indian climber has died on Mount Everest, becoming at least the third person to be killed on the mountain in as many days.
Twenty-five year old Austrian climber David Lama has become the first person to scale Baatara Gorge sinkhole in Lebanon, also known as the Cave of
This is champion mountain runner Andreas Steindl who has set a new record for scaling five Alpine peaks.
The highest peak on the Swiss challenge –
A new architectural wonder offers visitors breathtaking views of the majestic Mont Blanc, Europe’s highest peak. Courmayeur (Ao), immagine in
Italian climber Marco Confortola was up Mount Dhaulagiri when the Himalayan range shook on April 25th. His second ascent of the more than 8,000-metre