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September 13, 2017
Study: Asia's glaciers face massive melt from global warming
Scientists say one-third of the ice stored in Asia's glaciers will be lost by the end of the century even if the world ...
August 25, 2017
Hiker hit by lightning woke up with "blood everywhere"
An Austrian man hiking 9,000 feet up in the Sierra Nevada was on a peak taking a photo when he was struck by a lightning bolt ...
August 14, 2017
Project aims to attract tourists to remote Albanian villages
High in the mountains of southern Albania, a bone-jarring drive along a rough track with switchbacks frequented more by goats ...
August 04, 2017
2 teen campers, pilot killed in plane crash in Switzerland
Police in eastern Switzerland say a pilot and two teenagers connected with an aviation camp have been killed in a plane crash ...
August 02, 2017
UK emergency workers rescue 73 hikers in Northern Ireland
U.K. emergency officials said 63 youngsters between the ages of 12 and 17 together with 10 adults were evacuated from the ...
July 20, 2017
The Alps behind him, Froome has one hand on Tour win No. 4
On the highest mountain-top finish of the 104th Tour de France, in a rocky moonscape where the air thins, only the hardiest ...
July 20, 2017
TASTE OF THE TOUR: Nostradamus and braised beef in Provence
No more mountains. It's with great relief that Tour de France riders return in the plains on Friday after two days of pain ...
July 18, 2017
TASTE OF THE TOUR: The Alps, more than some can chew
Both for Tour de France riders and for gastronomes, the race's entry Wednesday into the Alps presents a big challenge.
July 17, 2017
4 riders bid for victory at unpredictable Tour de France
The battle for victory will go down to the wire at the Tour de France. With just six stages left before the three-week race ...
July 15, 2017
TASTE OF THE TOUR: Pilgrims and lentils on Tour's Stage 15
Having scaled the Jura and Vosges mountains in the east and the Pyrenees in the south, the Tour de France winds into the ...
July 15, 2017
Romania: 11 Hungarian tourists rescued from mountain
Mountain rescue workers have saved 11 tourists who were trapped overnight on a mountain in Romania's northwest Transylvania ...
July 11, 2017
TASTE OF THE TOUR: Boiled chicken, fit for a lusty king
After the heavy, duck-based dishes of France's southwest, time for solid mountain fare. Venturing into the Pyrenees — a ...
July 09, 2017
TASTE OF THE TOUR: Pike cakes and wildcats in the Alps
The climbs, high-speed descents and hairpin turns on tap for Stage 9 of the Tour de France will be enough to make even ...
July 08, 2017
Suffer-fest Tour turns pain dial up with "monster stage"
After 1,400 kilometers (nearly 900 miles) in eight days of racing, the suffer-fest Tour de France now turns the pain dial up ...
July 07, 2017
With shades of Pantani, Italy's Aru shakes up Tour de France
Dancing on his pedals and accelerating up the mountain past Chris Froome and all of the other Tour de France favorites, Fabio ...
June 28, 2017
TOUR 2017: Key stages of the Tour de France route
With 21 stages, 23 tough climbs in five mountain ranges, three mountain-top finishes and two time trials, the route for the ...
June 22, 2017
Bad weather hampers search for missing US climber
The Russian Emergencies Ministry says the search for a missing American climber has been hampered by adverse weather on ...
June 16, 2017
High-altitude runner Kilian Jornet conquers Everest, twice
Their bodies and brains ravaged by the oxygen-scarce heights of the Himalayas, even the hardiest few who scale the ...
June 14, 2017
Afghan official: IS moves to seize Osama bin Laden's hideout
Islamic State fighters captured some territory around Tora Bora, the former stronghold of Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan's ...
June 08, 2017
Pole banned from Nepal mountains after illegal entry
A Pole who illegally traversed Mount Everest has been banned from climbing in Nepal for 10 years and faces deportation, an ...