Albert Mummery Died on Nanga Parbat in 1895

Albert Mummery Died on Nanga Parbat in 1895

In 1895, Albert Frederick Mummery, J. Norman Collie and Geoffrey Hastings were the first climbers to attempt Nanga Parbat, and the first climbers ever to attempt a Himalayan 8,000-metre peak. Mummery and two Gurkhas, Ragobir Thapa and Goman Singh, fell and were killed...

The Gear Guy’s Ultimate Ski Touring Setup

Some people prefer to get up and go for a run first thing for an early workout. But I’m lucky enough to live roughly 35 minutes from a ski area, which means it’s easy to bang out a lap or two before work. If there’s a better way to start the day in winter, I haven’t...

Adam Ondra: The Balkans Roadtrip

From establishing a beautiful 9a+/5.15a in Bosnia during the Drill and Chill festival to a first go attempt at Croatia’s formidable 8c/5.14b multi-pitch Spomin, Adam Ondra’s recent road trip through the Balkans of southeastern Europe was, by all accounts, historic....