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Expedition Finds Cameras Left by Yukon Mountaineers in 1937

The explorers Bradford Washburn and Robert Bates traveled to the remote Yukon wilderness in 1937 to climb Mount Lucania, but the month of bad weather that preceded their trip had left the Walsh glacier, the starting point of their expedition,…

Yvon Chouinard Is the Founder of Patagonia. He’s Also My ‘Dirtbag’ Friend.

Yvon Chouinard still possesses, in the proud parlance of the climbing community, the “dirtbag” sensibility. In the 1960s, he lived to climb and made do selling handmade climbing gear so he could devote himself to the mountains. Even today, at…

Global warming: popular Pyrenees mountain glacier disappears entirely – The Connexion

The Pyrenees’ Gourgs Blancs glacier, a popular spot for amateur mountaineers due to its accessibility, has now completely disappeared due to rising temperatures.  The glacier sat at an altitude of 3,128 metres and was located in the Luchonnais valley region…

Glaciers on Türkiye’s mountains melting due to global warming, says expert – Hurriyet Daily News

İsmail Sarı – ISTANBUL If global warming continues at this rate, all glaciers on Türkiye’s mountains will definitely melt, says Yıldırım Güngör, an associate professor from Istanbul University. The expert pointed out that there has been a significant melting of…

On a Divided Mount Everest, Climate Cooperation Is Being Tested

A new landmark greeted mountaineers nearing the summit of Mount Everest this spring: a seven-foot-tall mast of scientific instruments bolted into the coarse shale of an outcropping known as Bishop Rock. It’s only about 130 vertical feet from the 29,032-foot…

Nepal plans to move Everest base camp due to global warming – Daily Mail

Nepal plans to move a base camp at the foot of Everest further down the mountain because global warming and human activity is making the current one unstable.  Experts say the Khumbu glacier, a 10-mile ‘river of ice’ on which…

NASA Develops ‘Lunar Backpack’ to Aid New Moon Explorers

Imagine a mountaineering expedition in a wholly uncharted environment, where the hikers had the ability to generate a real-time 3D map of the terrain. NASA researchers and their partners have developed a remote-sensing mapping system set to aid explorers in the most isolated wilderness imaginable: the airless wastes at the South Pole of the Moon. […]

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The Himalayan Climate Change: Global Warming in the Globe’s Highest Region, with Dr. Pasang Sherpa – Harvard International Review

Dr. Pasang Yangjee Sherpa, an anthropologist at the University of Washington, is one of the leading voices in the field of climate change in South Asia. Her work focuses on Indigeneity, the Himalayas, and Climate Change. This interview with Dr….

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