Watching this guy climb the Eiffel Tower made me lose feeling in my fingers

Ostensibly, the Eiffel Tower seems like a decent structure to climb. There are so many exposed parts that you could hold on to and so many paths to climb up that there’s no real wrong move. But then you realize, as you watch James Kingston scale the tower, that it’s actually a terrifying climb because every piece is… »11/09/15 10:30pm11/09/15 10:30pm

Seeing these guys climb the spires of a 1,094 foot tall skyscraper makes my arms melt

Palms sweaty. Arms losing power. Joints seem to be disappearing. I feel nervous and sick and stressed out and I’m just watching this video. I can’t even imagine what I’d begin to feel like if I was actually the guys climbing the spires of the 1,094 foot tall Shimao International Plaza skyscraper in Japan. Actually I… »10/05/15 10:00pm10/05/15 10:00pm

Climbers Helped a Zoo Make Sure Its Orangutan Habitat Is Escape-Proof

The Kansas City Zoo didn’t have the best track record when it came to penning-in its primates—two gorillas got out in 2012 and two chimpanzees ran away in 2014 (I assume they all were brought back?). So when building a new orangutan habitat, the zoo brought in some experts to test the sheer rock walls for… »5/15/15 7:40pm5/15/15 7:40pm

Experience One Of The World's Deadliest Mountains In All 360 Degrees

The North Face of the Eiger — also known by its more charming moniker, the Wall of Death — is one of climbing’s most iconic faces. It was first climbed in 1936, and since then, has claimed the lives of dozens of alpinists. These 360-degree videos bring that sensation of pure, unbridled terror right into your living… »4/24/15 12:30am4/24/15 12:30am

These Backpacks Can Take You Around The World

We believe in packing light whenever possible. However, some adventures require more stuff. Whether you're climbing Denali or trekking through the rainforest carrying tons of camera gear, you'll need an expedition pack. We tested the two most popular ones available across Norway, Iceland and on a 185-mile hike through…
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