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2008 Everest Photo Gallery 3: The Upper Mountain

By Peter Potterfield - April 9th, 2008

GreatOutdoors.com Everest correspondent Dave Hahn shares his images from previous expeditions. Here, in this gallery of images taken high on Everest on his nine trips to the summit, Dave shows us the famous features of Everest's summit.

2008 Everest Photo Gallery 2: Base Camp and the Lower Mountain

By Peter Potterfield - April 9th, 2008

GreatOutdoors.com Everest correspondent Dave Hahn shares his images from previous expeditions, here showing Base Camp, the Khumbu Icefall and the Western Cwm.

2008 Everest Photo Gallery 1: The Khumbu Trek

By Dave Hahn - April 9th, 2008

GreatOutdoors.com Everest correspondent Dave Hahn shares his images from previous expeditions, here showing the trek through the Khumbu district of Nepal on the way to Everest base camp.

Everest 2008 Live on GreatOutdoors.com

By GreatOutdoors Staff - April 9th, 2008

Dave Hahn, GreatOutdoors.com Everest correpsondent, reached the summit for the tenth time the morning of May 27, more than any other non-Sherpa climber, and the IMG Expedition team put more than a dozen climbers on top. Check out the latest satellite telephone dispatches, pictures and video from Mount Everest as our climbing correspondent Dave Hahn continues to report in regularly, with photos and video. Follow the action live on GreatOutdoors as the very strange Everest 2008 season draws to a close as the IMG climbers begin to dismantle their camps and prepare for home.

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Olympic Games and Geo Politics Change the Rules on Everest

China exerts influence on Nepal to restrict climbing on the world’s highest peak this spring, and reported restrictions on satellite communication could affect how the news gets out.

2008 Pole Pedal Paddle Preview

By Cody Wickersham

Live coverage on GreatOutdoors.com Saturday, May 17: The 2008 U.S. Bank Pole Pedal Paddle, Central Oregon's premiere multi-sport adventure race, with relay legs in six different outdoor sports, will happen on Saturday. Follow the action live only on GreatOutdoors.com, as our team of crack correspondents follow the action leg by leg.

The Muse of the Backcountry

By Dave Schiefelbein

Photographer Dave Schiefelbein finds inspiration in the changing moods of the backcountry, then works to caputre that moment.

Sir Edmund Hillary Dies

Sir Edmund Hillary, the climber who was one of two men to make the first ascent of Mount Everest, in 1953, died in his native New Zealand. In May, 1953, Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay were the first human beings to climb to the summit of Mount Everest. The extraordinary event made both men famous. Hillary had been in failing health for several years.

The 10 Most Intriguing Climbs of 2007

By Dougald MacDonald

Journalist Dougald MacDonald chooses the handful of notable
ascents from 2007 that point to the future of climbing, from the hardest rock
climbs to the most impressive alpine routes.

Climbing in Kentucky's Red River Gorge

In withering heat and humidity, our climbing reporter samples the steep sport climbing at the Red River Gorge.

Big Year for Climber Colin Haley

By Gordy Skoog

With difficult routes on Cerro Torre, Huntington, Robson, Denali, and more, in one amazing year, 22-year-old Colin Haley is making his mark in alpine climbing.

Heaps Canyon: A Technical Canyoneering Classic

By Andrew McLean

Slot canyons exist all over the world, but there's nowhere on earth
that can match the quantity and quality of the classic slots of
Southern Utah.

Eiger Obsession

John Harlin's life-long obsession with the mountain that killed his father 40 years ago comes to life in the new IMAX film, The Alps.

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