Glaciers shaped the Greater New York landscape, then industry exploited the glacial depositions to build New York City. Now a local non-profit is reclaiming the spoiled land for the community and honoring glaciers in the process.
The organization is dedicated to encouraging woman to pursue careers in the male-dominated fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
With increased snowfall comes greater avalanche risk. In response, officials sometimes use controlled blasts to create avalanches that will minimize threats to adventure seekers in backcountry areas.
On the 26th of December, 33-year-old American Colin O’Brady became the first person to transverse Antarctica unassisted and unaided by wind.
In this week’s Video of the Week, Sam Favret takes us on a white-knuckle freeski of the Mer de Glace, the largest glacier in France. Acrobatic inversions, rotations, and icy wall rides are artfully integrated in a free-flowing ride as natural as the glacier itself.
Red Bull Media House’s film, “North of Nightfall,” follows the journey of four mountain bikers through the sensitive habitat of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.
This week’s Video of the Week takes place on Axel Heiberg Island in the Arctic Circle, where extreme mountain bikers aim to take on new heights. In the opening few seconds, a man ascends a mountain slope, carrying his bike on his shoulders. The camera pans out, so the viewer can see the vastness of […]
It was -4 degrees Celsius, but the weather did not stop Indian soldiers at Siachen Glacier from commemorating International Yoga Day 2018 by performing yoga at the break of dawn. However, yoga is far more than just a peaceful sport to India.
The formidable Mount Everest—the tallest mountain and home to a number of the world’s highest glaciers — has long been a source of wonder and the pinnacle test of human strength and capability. For many mountaineers, it’s their ultimate crown of accomplishment. And for others, it’s their ultimate grave.
This Photo Friday, traverse the glaciers of the Chilean Andes with Marcos Cole, a Chilean geographer and mountain guide.