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!


Everest: Rope Fixers Reach Camp 4 — with Aerial Support

On Everest, the rope-fixing team reached Camp 4 at...

Annapurna Summits

All is going according to plan on Annapurna. The...

Update: Kangchenjunga, Annapurna, and Makalu Summit Pushes

Kangchenjunga is living up to its reputation as one...

Kangchenjunga Summit Push Halted

The first summit push of the season on Kangchenjunga...

Makalu: Sherpas Advancing Quickly Toward the Summit

In addition to the ongoing pushes on Kangchenjunga and...

Kangchenjunga Summit Push Tonight, Annapurna’s Tomorrow

Summit pushes are going according to plan: Climbers on...

Kangchenjunga: An Interview With Sirbaz Khan

Flying somewhat under the radar, Sirbaz Khan has climbed...

New Summit Push on Annapurna

Like Kangchenjunga, Annapurna is in the midst of a...

Kangchenjunga Summit Push Begins

After Dhaulagiri, Mingma G is leading his second summit...

Jet Stream Delays Summit Pushes

The jet stream is currently hitting the Himalayan summits....

Makalu: Interview with Adrian Ballinger

On Makalu, climbers have settled into Advance Base Camp...

Annapurna: A Climbers’ Guide

In spring 2021, a record 67 climbers reached the...

No-Summit Week on Dhaulagiri and Annapurna

Carlos Soria retreated from Camp 3 on Dhaulagiri today....

Will the Old Guy Make it At Last? Carlos Soria in Camp 3 on Dhaulagiri

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story, based...

Billi Bierling: “One 8,000’er Per Season Is Old School”

Billi Bierling is a great source of information for...

Hong Sung-Taek and Team Leave for Lhotse South Face

As COVID diminishes -- despite a now-predictable ebb and...

Antonios Sykaris Dies on Dhaulagiri

Dhaulagiri has claimed the first life of the season....

Will Kangchenjunga See Everest-Like Crowds This Spring?

As many as 50 foreign climbers are expected to...

First Summits on Dhaulagiri — At Least 22 on Top

Mingma G and his team led a large group...

Dhaulagiri Summit Push Tonight

Summit plans are going full speed ahead on Dhaulagiri....

Marc Batard, 70, Returns to Attempt His Alternate Route Up Everest

Tomorrow, Marc Batard leaves Kathmandu on a project that...

Summit Pushes About to Begin on Annapurna and Dhaulagiri

"We are ready to launch our summit push [on...

Japanese Pair Try for First Ascent of Kangchung Nup’s North Face

Every spring, while hundreds of climbers target the 8,000'ers,...

Progress on Annapurna, First Arrivals at Kangchenjunga

Progress is swift on Annapurna, where some of the...

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