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Away Travel’s Carry-On, €225

Away Travel Carry-On There’s a simplicity to Away Travel’s luggage, yet the details have been well considered. They’ve got a lightweight, but tough o(...)

There are reports coming back from the early summits that the Hillary Step has been reduced to rubble following the 2015 Nepal earthquake. Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

It’s on. Again. Finally. We’ll be heading up the icefall again at 3am on Sunday morning. We’re targeting a summit window of May 25th/26th but keepin(...)

Ireland on Everest: At base camp with Khumbu icefall in the background are, left to right: Cian O’Brolchain, Terry Kelleher, Rory McHugh, John Burke

It’s been an eventful week, and as I sit here in Gorak Shep, with ample internet and a bed for the night as my luxury, we are entering the final stage(...)

Alex Lowe reaches up to feel which tool will hold his weight, Great Sail Peak, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Canada. Photograph: Gordon Wiltsie/National Geographic/Getty Images

He was regarded as one of the greatest mountaineers of the modern era, lost in an ice avalanche on Shishapangma, in Tibet, 16 years ago. Now the body (...)

Mont Blanc, the highest mountaing in the Alps:  Martijn Seuren planned to climb all the peaks in the range. Photograph: Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images

An ambitious attempt by one of the world’s leading mountaineers to ascend all 82 4,000-metre summits in the Alps consecutively in a single summer has (...)

Every year hundreds of climbers  set out in April to attempt to climb Mount Everest in Nepal, above. Photograph: Desmond Boylan/Reuters

A mountaineer on Everest has described the “terrifying” scene of two noted European climbers fighting with Nepalese guides in a high-altitude b(...)