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Gold Prices Trades Near 5-Month High Amid U.S. Yield Curve Inversion

Gold prices edged higher on Thursday in Asia and traded near a 5-month high amid U.S. yield curve inversion. Gold futures for February delivery on…

Gold Climbs on Weaker Dollar

Gold prices rose $7.25 an ounce on Monday as a weaker dollar lent support to the market and some investors recalibrated their views on U.S….

Mountain conquered by teenager

Calum Macintyre is the youngest person to have climbed Ama Dablam, which at 22,525ft (6812m) is five times the height of Ben Nevis. The young…

The mother of all climbs

Every time I stepped outside my hotel in Zermatt there would be a gaggle of tourists holding up their phones to take a photo. Not…

The Faces of Fishtail

I think I was already in love with Machapuchare before I ever visited Nepal. My parents went to Pokhara in 2002, and at the time…

A Guide to Trekking Mount Fitz Roy

With glaciers wrapped around tall dark mountain peaks, and continual wind blowing through fields and forests, Patagonia’s wild landscape may seem daunting and unconquerable. However,…

Central Andes Alpine Climbs

One of our favorite trips is our Central Andes Alpine Climbs, a fun, shorter duration 10-day trip on which we climb three classic high altitude…

Exploring the Cadini di Misurina

After such an epic, wildly-successful first day, we were a little adrift as to what to do for a follow-up. Michele had suggested the Cadini…

Trekking in the Himalayas: how to do it

Since Nepal’s civil war ended in 2006, the number of trekkers visiting the Everest region has more than doubled to 35,000 a year. At the…

Snow Climbing Mount Fuji

Climbing Mount Fuji (3776 meters), Japan’s highest and most prominent mountain, can make for lifelong memories. The mountain itself may look more attractive from afar…

The Dolomites – Via Ferrata

Located in northern Italy and with a unique mix of Italian and Austrian culture the Dolomites has the highest concentration of via ferrata in the…

Climbing in Greece

Once the island of Kalymnos in Greece’s Dodecanese cursed the hand nature had dealt it. Huge rock escarpments line its western coast, overlooking the Aegean….

Mount Everest: the view from the top

It feels like the apex of an immense white roof – the point at which three ridges to the top of the world finally meet…

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