Kris Annapurna

@KrisAnnapurna reports about outdoor activities, current expeditions, and stories related to the history of mountaineering in the Karakoram, Himalaya, Tien Shan, and other ranges.


Eyewitness Account: Mehri Jafari’s Fatal Fall on Pobeda

In previous articles, we reported on the fatal fall...

Flash Expeditions: Speed and Loathing in the Mountains

In his acclaimed 1999 book, Extreme Alpinism: Climbing Light,...

Climber Missing on Khan Tengri

The two neighboring Snow Leopard peaks continue to show...

Can Independent Climbers Coexist With Outfitters on 8,000m Peaks?

Is it possible for commercial and independent teams to...

Hungarians Bail on Dangerous Pobeda

It has been a dangerous, tragic season on Pobeda,...

What Price a Summit? Update on Pobeda and Khan Tengri

There have been four deaths on the two neighboring...

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