Ascent of Irbistu

South Chuysky Range, Altai Mountains, Siberia, Russia Photograph by Greg Annandale        Irbistu (meaning Snow Leopard) is the highest peak (3967m) in the South Chuysky range of the Russian Alta...
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The Road From Karakol

In the summer of 2011, alpinist Kyle Dempster headed to the former Soviet Republic of Kyrgyzstan with a bike and climbing gear for a true adventure.

The Best View

The Best View, Wright Peak (Foreground) and Phelps Peak, Adirondack Mountains, Upstate New York Photograph by Robert Hughson I was on ascent to the 5,114 foot summit of Algonquin Peak in the Adi...

Trekking to Everest Base Camp

Trekking to Everest Base Camp, Lobuche, Khumbu Valley, Himalayas, Nepal Photograph Juan Cristóbal Hurtado Heading for the Everest Basecamp, a new day surprised us with this snow cover, and a per...
Adventure Travel Photo of the Day: Climbing Tochal Peak, Iran

Going to the Free Mountains

Going to the Free Mountains, Darband, on the way to Shirpala which is one of stations of Tochal Peak, Iran Photograph by Saleh      Last winter I attempted to climb this area, but unfortunately I w...

In the Twilight with Alpine Ibexes

After my first encounter with a male alpine ibex crowned with a pair of magnificent horns at Lac Blanc back in the Summer of 2007, I fell in love with this place. Lac Blanc, located at 2352 meters altitude in t...

Aiguille du Tour

Photograph by Laurent Soyris    With various routes of moderate difficulty, the Aiguille du Tour is one of the most popular summits of the Mont Blanc Massif in summer. But when winter comes, you can hav...

Snowblind

Snowblind, Mount Lafayette, White Mountains, New Hampshire, United States Photograph by Garrett Owen This photo was taken one mile from the summit of Mount Lafayette in the White Mountains of Ne...
Adventure Travel Photo of the Day - Into the Mountains, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Haute-Savoie, France - Ulrik Hasemann

Into the Mountains

Into the Mountains, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Haute-Savoie, France Photograph by Ulrik Hasemann Two climbers on Arête du Midi are heading into the mountains after three days of heavy snow fall.    ...