Emily Harrington Becomes First Woman to Free Climb Yosemite's El Capitan in Single DayTahoe City mountain climber Emily Harrington has become the fourth person and the first woman to free-climb the face of Yosemite National Park’s El Capitan, a 3000-foot sheer granite wall, in a single day.
Elite Mountaineer Alex Honnold Free-Climbs El Capitan In YosemiteHonnold completed the first-ever "free solo" climb up El Capitan on Saturday in about four hours.
Bay Area Climber Survives Deadly Everest AvalancheA Bay Area man says he feels lucky that he survived an avalanche that killed at least 13 people on Mount Everest.
American Climber Survives Deadly Avalanche On Mount Everest; Shares Photos Of AftermathKCBS has obtained photos from an American who was on the mountain when the deadly avalanche happened Friday. At least 12 of the guides were killed, and four others are missing. Several more were hurt.
Climb The Tallest Mountain In The World In 30 MinsMount Everest gets all the credit, but Hawaii's Mauna Kea (an idle volcano that's been around for, you know, a million years) is technically the world's tallest mountain. Technically. While it stands 13,800ft above sea level, more than two thirds of the hill is actually submerged underwater, which brings the total height to 33,136ft.
Members of 1st U.S. Team To Top Mount Everest Reunite In Bay AreaIt might be hard to conceive now, in an era of extreme sports and ultra-light equipment, but there was a time when Americans who set out to conquer mountains engaged in a pursuit that was as lonely as it was dangerous.