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Seven Summits

Eight New Year's Resolutions I Definitely Won't Keep - And Seven I Might

Joe Seldner | Posted 12.23.2016 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

I guess New Year's resolutions are a good thing. They keep people optimistic about the year to come and it's fun to talk about what you are absolutely...

Right Next Door: Samantha Larson and Dr. David Larson, Mountain Climbers

Ian Spanier | Posted 12.08.2016 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Mountain climbers Dr. David Larson and his daughter Samantha, the first father/daughter team to summit Everest © Ian Spanier Photography 2015 Years ...

How I Got There: Renata Chlumska

Lan Anh Vu | Posted 12.02.2016 | Women
Lan Anh Vu

Renata Chlumska is a Swedish and Czech mountaineer, adventurer and motivational speaker. In 1999, Chlumska became the first Swedish and Czech woman t...

Watching the Sun Rise on the Summit of Mt. Everest (PHOTO)

Cason Crane | Posted 06.10.2013 | Queer Voices
Cason Crane

I had summited Everest in honor of other LGBTQ youth who face discrimination and harassment, and also to send a message: You can do it. Find your Everest. Find it and climb it and stand on top and exult in the sun rising over the vast horizon.

The Culmination Of An Antarctic Journey

Len Stanmore | Posted 02.04.2013 | Travel
Len Stanmore

The final leg of my race across the great desert of Antarctica ended Friday, and with it, the conclusion of an amazing adventure that has spanned many years.

And We're Halfway Across Antarctica's Last Desert!

Len Stanmore | Posted 01.30.2013 | Travel
Len Stanmore

After three days of being tossed around on the ship, struggling to hold onto my bed while sleeping and avoiding the furniture that was literally flying across the cabin at one point, we have arrived in Antarctica.

Racing for a Cause: A 3-Part Series Chronicling My Race Across Antarctica

Len Stanmore | Posted 01.21.2013 | Travel
Len Stanmore

A friend once said to me "Len, you'll never be a runner." When I cross the finish line in Antarctica next month, I can officially say I've proven him wrong!

Mountain Looks Like a Coffee Table Book. It's Really About Sacred Places and the Reach For the Divine.

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 12.11.2011 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

There are big books that you buy for people you don't completely care about -- gift books, coffee table books. And then there are books like Mountain, books that cost you something to look through, books that repay the effort.

Climbing Mt. Everest For The Women And Children Of The Congo

Georgina Miranda | Posted 09.07.2011 | Impact
Georgina Miranda

When I embarked on Everest, I had five of the seven summits behind me, but everything about this mountain, both physically and emotionally, was on a whole other level.

Summit Day Suffering on 23,000 ft. Aconcagua

James M. Clash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
James M. Clash

As we approach the 21,000 ft. mark, I'm moving slowly -- a laborious three breaths per step. A once-dull headache has blossomed into something seeming more serious.

Patriarch of Maloney Clan, Clif Maloney, Passes On

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Clif, 71, husband of Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, passed away in September after climbing one of the tallest mountains in the world, Mt. Cho Oyu, between Nepal and China.

Erik Weihenmayer, Blind Man, Climbs Eldorado Canyon's Naked Edge (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Next time you can't quite get yourself off the couch, remember this guy: Erik Weihenmayer lost his sight at age 13. Then he started climbing. In a v...