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October 06, 2015
Ireland's County Wicklow: Wilderness and grand houses
The road winds across the spine of the mountains, past a seemingly endless wilderness of heather-covered bogs, lakes, ...
October 04, 2015
Walking the Americas: Woman preps for 5-year trek
The night before Bethany Hughes started on the Pacific Crest Trail, a 2,650-mile hike from Mexico to Canada, she was so wired ...
October 02, 2015
American wingsuit flyer dies in Switzerland
American adventurer Johnny Strange, who scaled the tallest peaks on every continent before he was 18, died in a wingsuit ...
September 29, 2015
Israeli tourist dies in fall in central Romania mountains
A rescue official says an Israeli tourist has been killed in a fall in the Fagaras mountains in central Romania.
September 24, 2015
AP PHOTOS: Bosnians mark Eid high up on a mountain
Some 50 residents of the Bosnian village of Lukomir live their lives and celebrate their holidays far above the turmoil of ...
September 23, 2015
Swiss celebrate return of cows from mountains each fall
First, the sound of cowbells and yodeling. Then the guests emerge from the green hills: Swiss brown cows with bells as big ...
July 05, 2015
World heritage status for The Alamo, Japan industrial sites
The United States has succeeded in its bid to "Remember the Alamo," after the U.N. cultural body approved its status as a ...
July 02, 2015
10 riders to watch at the Tour de France
10 riders to watch in the Tour de France, which starts on Saturday in Utrecht, Netherlands. ___ CHRIS FROOME: On his best ...
June 12, 2015
4 Westerners jailed 3 days for posing naked on Malaysia peak
Four Westerners who posed naked on Malaysia's highest peak were sentenced Friday to three days in jail and fined for obscene ...
June 11, 2015
British woman 'sorry' for posing naked on Malaysia mountain
The father of a British woman who is detained in Malaysia for posing naked for photos on a mountain says she knows what she ...
June 10, 2015
IOC members: Almaty narrows gap in 2022 race with Beijing
Almaty managed to win the attention of IOC members. The next challenge is to win their votes. The bid from Kazakhstan came ...
June 10, 2015
Estonian climber rescued in Peru; 3 companions still missing
An Estonian mountaineer who fell into a deep crevasse has been rescued, but her three fellow climbers remain missing, ...
June 09, 2015
Dog found, rescued from Poland's highest mountain peak
The brown-eyed dog was abandoned on Poland's highest mountain, possibly taken there to die. Instead he found new friends and ...
June 08, 2015
Death toll rises to 16 from earthquake on Malaysia mountain
The death toll from an earthquake that trapped scores of climbers on Malaysia's highest peak rose to 16 Monday as rescuers ...
May 27, 2015
UN agency to hire mountain guides, porters for Nepal relief
The U.N. food agency is hiring thousands of mountain and trekking guides, porters and other workers to carry food, medicine, ...
May 26, 2015
Reindeer and northern lights on summer hike in Arctic Circle
A multi-day hike above the Arctic Circle is no place for an iPhone to die. "There goes my camera," I thought, and yet the ...
May 16, 2015
Injured Contador retains Giro lead after mountain test
Alberto Contador's dislocated shoulder stood up to the mountain test as he retained the overall lead through eight stages in ...
May 08, 2015
Raw slopes at extreme skiing's roots keep riders stoked
On a postcard spring Saturday in New Hampshire's White Mountains, a boisterous band of pilgrims some 2,000 strong is ...
April 27, 2015
Memorial held for French Alps crash victims in Barcelona
A memorial service for the victims who died last month in the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 in the French Alps is being ...
April 26, 2015
Death toll climbs following Nepal quake: Things to Know
The death toll climbed and aftershocks continued a day after a powerful earthquake struck the Nepal region, triggering an ...