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Keala Kennely uses a CO2 buoyancy vest on a big day at Jaws in Maui. © Fred Pompermayer / Red Bull

SpotlightChris Hunt • January 14, 2022

The Wearable Bubble

The evolution of personal flotation devices

Michelle Parker bootpacks up into the alpine during a multi-disciplinary bikepacking and ski-mountaineering journey from the Tahoe region (USA) into northern Washington state in June 2020. Along with her expedition partner Cody Townsend, Parker climbed and skied Mt. Hood, Mt. Rainier and El Dorado Peak during the month-long, 1,000 mile expedition. © Bjane Salen / Red Bull

SpotlightChris Hunt • October 07, 2021

The Breathing Shield

This is the story of the development of waterproof fabrics, and where we go from here

StoryHugo Turner • February 03, 2021

How Hard Were Mountaineers 100 Years Ago?

Comparing the performance of modern VS traditional clothing on Mount Elbrus

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StoryAled Bath • Jan 19, 2022

A Short Day Out

Adventure on the shortest days of the year

InterviewHannah Bailey • Jan 17, 2022

The Responsibility of the Trail and Life After Racing

In conversation with mountain biker Manon Carpenter

StoryHoracio Llorens • Jan 17, 2022

Birdmen of the Himalaya

Paragliding the high country of Himachal Pradesh

StoryBASE editorial team • Jan 14, 2022

Disabled Explorer Martin Hewitt Summits Mt. Vinson After 50 Day Trek to South Pole

An important step in Hewitt’s mission to become the first-ever disabled person to complete the Explorers Grand Slam

StoryWaldo Etherington • Jan 13, 2022

Lessons From The Canopy

In support of time spent climbing trees

StoryJethro Kiernan • Jan 10, 2022

Rites of Passage

The secret gateway to climbing and mountaineering