Angela Benavides

Senior journalist, published author and communication consultant. Specialized on high-altitude mountaineering, with an interest for everything around the mountains: from economics to geopolitics. After five years exploring distant professional ranges, I returned to ExWeb BC in 2018. Feeling right at home since then!


Mingma G: No Airlifts On Kangchenjunga

Confusing reports and a previous rescue operation had suggested...

Are Some Kangchenjunga Climbers Starting From Camp 2?

Update: Mingma G has managed to clarify this situation...

New Kangchenjunga Summits

More climbers summited Kangchenjunga today. John Gill of Canada...

Adrian Ballinger Skis Makalu

Adrian Ballinger, together with Alpenglow Sherpas Dorji Sonam and...

Climber Missing on Lhotse After Avalanche

There's shocking news from Hong Sung-Taek's expedition to the...

Dhaulagiri Summits

Kristin Harila of Norway and the 8K Expeditions team...
Tents at Everest Camp 2

Everest: Russian Climber Dies in Camp 2

Pavel Kostrikin, a member of Alex Abramov's team, died...

Kiwi Climbers Repeat Boardman & Tasker’s ‘Shining Mountain’

It has taken 46 years and over 20 attempts...

Everest Summits, Nuptse Failure, Dhaulagiri Advance

Three hours ago, Kami Rita Sherpa's rope-fixing team reached...

More Summits on Kangchenjunga, Nuptse Next?

There were indeed no mistakes this time. Mingma G...
Eveerest-Lhotse from a different angl

Summit Push Updates: Dhaulagiri, Kangchenjunga, Everest!

Good weather has led to big summit pushes on...

Nuptse: Summit Push Begins at Last

Finally there's news from Nuptse. Or rather, a tracker...

Climber Who Refused to Turn Around Dies on Kangchenjunga

Indian climber Narayan Iyer (52) died at approximately 8,200m...

Dhaulagiri: Summit Push in Two Waves

Kristine Harila and Trifish are approaching Camp 3 on...

Makalu Summit Push About to Begin

On Makalu, climbers have acclimatized and are ready to...

Kangchenjunga Summits!

After 16 nerve-wracking hours without news, we now know...

Kangchenjunga Update: Some Climbers Already on Their Way to the Summit

Progress is faster than expected for some climbers on...

Dhaulagiri: Multi-Peak Climbers Speed For The Summit

After the first group of around 24 climbers summited...

Kangchenjunga Second Summit Push Begins: “No More Mistakes”

"This time won’t make mistake. Should reach summit." That's Mingma...

Nuptse: Controversy Around the ‘Everest Triple Crown’

British guide Tim Mosedale is a regular on Everest....

Corona and Bogdanov Rescued from Annapurna

Finally, there is good news from Annapurna. Helicopters have...

Confusion, Chaos on Annapurna: Who is Missing, Who is Safe?

Mishaps are piling up as climbers descend from the...

Kangchenjunga: Summit Push Details and Rescue Rumors Cleared Up

All climbers from yesterday's summit push on Kangchenjunga have...

Alarm on Annapurna: Gianpaolo Corona Lost and Found

After the summits yesterday, the descent on Annapurna has...

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