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31-Year-old is Now World’s Best Climber After Scaling El Capitan Without Rope

Alex Honnold is being hailed as the best climber in the world after he scaled El Capitan – Yosemite's 3,000-foot sheer granite cliff – without any ropes.

Almost Atop Mt. Everest He Gives Up Quest to Save Fellow Climber

Just 12 hours away from reaching the summit of Mount Everest, a British military veteran abandoned his ascent to save a fellow climber’s life. CHECK...
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Climber Finds and Turns In Jewels Lost in Alpine Air Crash 50 Years Ago

A French climber scaling a glacier off Mont Blanc stumbled across a treasure trove of emeralds, rubies and sapphires that had been buried for...
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Israeli on Mount Everest Skips Summit Dream to Rescue Stricken Climber

An Israeli who rescued a distressed climber on Mount Everest instead of pushing onward to the summit said Friday that the man he helped,...
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Climbers Launch Expedition to Clear Everest Trash

A team of mountaineers led by a veteran Sherpa guide flew this week to Mount Everest on an expedition to clear away tons of...
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To Cure the Blind Sounds Impossible, But Not for the Mountain Climber Surgeon

To cure the blind. It sounds impossible. Biblical even. And that’s exactly why Geoff Tabin—adventure climber, medical pioneer, human dynamo—is just the guy to...
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Climber Saved by Technology — and a Good Dog

Here's a story of a group of climbers who did everything right and, as a result, survived a 500-foot slide down the side of...

Watch Pilot’s Spectacular Rescue as he Lands Rear of Helicopter on Mountain Peak

The whole rescue operation only took about 30 minutes, but judging by the nature of the mission, it looks like a pretty intense half-hour.

This Man Climbed Mount Everest in T-Shirt and Shorts– and He Believes Most People Can

If you're skeptical about whether you could achieve the same feats of endurance as “The Iceman”, his track record for helping others truly speaks for itself.

Youth Risks His Life to Crawl After Suicidal Woman and Talk Her Down

A situation that could have ended in tragedy took an inspiring turn last weekend when a Good Samaritan risked his own life to comfort...

Man Takes Nail to the Heart, Calmly Drives Himself to the Hospital and Lives

Doug Bergeson came roughly 1/16th of an inch away from serious peril – but he still remained pretty calm about the whole situation. The 52-year-old...

Watch Crowd Make Amazing Catch When Girl Falls From Ride

There was nothing amusing about this young woman dangling from an amusement park ride on Saturday evening – but the resulting rescue was an...

This Backpack Could Guarantee Your Survival in Case of Any Emergency

Most emergency kits are composed of cheap, disposable products that will expire before they're used – that's why these engineers designed the SEVENTY2.

Uphill Battle With Cancer Leads Man to Climb Tallest Peaks–with One Lung

After beating cancer two different times, climbing the world’s tallest mountains seemed easy by comparison — even if he does it with just one...

Teen Risks Jail to Climb One of The Seven Wonders of the World (WATCH)

A young German tourist gazed at a view fit for a king — or, more properly, a pharaoh. He also was given a brief view of an Egyptian...

On Endangered List Since the 60s, Fox Squirrel Finally Jumps Off

After being on the endangered species list for the last 48 years, the Delmarva Fox Squirrel has bounced back from extinction. Also called eastern fox...

Dutchman Proves He Can Teach Anyone to Control Health With the Power of Ice

In a house boat in Holland's capital city of Amsterdam, there is a Dutchman whose ability to control his bodily functions with his mind...

A Core Workout You Really DO Have Time For: Just Five Minutes a Day

  What if you could achieve an hour’s worth of workout results in just five minutes? It’s not easy, but it is possible. My five-minute...

Biologists Risk Their Lives to Find Hiding Place of Extinct ‘Tree Lobster’

"Ball's Pyramid" is a sheer rock cliff in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean. For years this leftover shard of a volcano had...