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Mountain climbing

A First Timer's Guide to Hiking America's Tallest Mountain*
A Visual Guide to Hiking the Highest Peak in the Lower 48

35mm film photography and lessons learned from summiting California's 14,505 foot Mt. Whitney, top of the contiguous U.S.

What It's Like to Climb Denali, North America's Highest Peak
What It's Like to Climb Denali, North America's Highest Peak

Frostbite, altitude sickness, weeklong storms, near-death missteps, and sheer boredom—adventure photographer James Barkman recounts a 16-day summit effort to 20,310 feet

Weekend Mountaineering in Slovenia's Kamnik-Savinja Alps
Photo Essay: Weekend Mountaineering in Slovenia

Crisp landscapes, fresh air, and complete solitude captured on 35mm film

Climbing Mt. Kirkjufell, Iceland's Most Iconic Peak
How to Climb Mt. Kirkjufell, Iceland's Most Photographed Peak

A chance encounter with friendly locals delivers inside knowledge into summiting the classic mountain

Tempting Fate to Summit Middle Sister
Photo Essay: Tempting Fate to Summit Middle Sister

A struggle with poor decisions and sketchy weather deep in Oregon's Three Sisters Wilderness

A Prefab Public Shelter Designed for Slovenian Mountaineers
This Prefab Public Mountain Shelter Is an Alpine Oasis

A design and build challenge by the Harvard University Graduate School of Design for weary climbers and hikers

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