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THE MAN WHO CLIMBED EVEREST 21 TIMES

Having promised his wife, his 21st ascent would be his last, he retired in May of 2011. Now, at 58-years-old, through his work at the Apa Sherpa Foundation, he aims …

THE CLOUDBREAK SESSION OF A LIFETIME

Swell rarely demands as much attention as when a solid low pressure system aims itself at a particular patch of reef guarding the Fijian island of Tavarua. Cloudbreak at size …

FELLOWSHIP OF CAMELS

A formidable constituent of the Sahara desert, the Bayuda desert is characterised partly by its people’s modern-day reliance on their camels. At the start of the year, a team of …

RELICS FROM THE TUNDRA

Remote and wind-blasted with a permafrost coating, separated by the Golf of Ob to the east and the Baydaratskaya Bay to the west, the Yamal Peninsula is home to about …

RIVER PEOPLE: FIRST DESCENT OF THE DULONG

As a river person myself, I’m really interested in how river based communities interact with the river and the relationship they have with the watercourse. From the traditional names for the …

HOW TO MANAGE FEAR

It’s all about knowing your personal limits, being able to match your skills with the risks at hand and make sure you are capable. Even if it’s at the risk …

CLIMBING’S SHANGRI-LA

Perched almost a kilometre above the jungle floor, the world’s highest waterfall is iconic in every sense. Carved out by millions of years of flowing water, sheer sided mountains dominate …

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