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A Third Try at Dhaulagiri’s NW Ridge

Peter Hamor of Slovakia and Horia Colibasanu and Marius...

All-Pakistani Team Heads for Annapurna

In a year when the Nepalis showed their skill...

Climbing Everest Now Trendy in Different Countries

Gone are the Japanese and Koreans. This is the...

Game-Changer: Drones in the Himalaya

Drones are becoming vital tools in high-altitude mountaineering for...

Stefi Troguet, Back for Dhaulagiri, Broad Peak, and K2

Behind Stefi Troguet's bright red lipstick and 100-watt smile...
Portrait of Gelje Sherpa

Gelje Sherpa, Three 8,000’ers Away from a New Record

A young Sherpa tries to become the youngest to...

An Ali Sadpara Anniversary; Sajid Announces Summer K2 Search

Kites filled the skies today in northern Pakistan, welcoming...

Weekend Warm-Up: The Ghosts of K2

Winter K2 has wrapped up, with no shortage of...

K2: Second Helicopter Search Finds Nothing

A second helicopter search has found no sign of...

K2: Pasang Norbu Sherpa’s Speed Attempt Stalls

Pasang Norbu Sherpa also seems to have given up...

Manaslu: Progress Toward Camp 2

Alex Txikon and two Sherpas made good progress toward...

Manaslu: Impassable Crevasse Forces Search for Alternate Route

A gigantic bergschrund has halted the Manaslu climbers at...

Nepalis on Manaslu: Yes, We’re Going Alpine Style

Teams on Manaslu are stuck in Base Camp because...

K2: Climbers Retreat to Base Camp

The weather window was just too short, the speed...

K2: Sadparas, Snorri on the Move

Pakistan’s Ali and Sajid Sadpara, and Icelander John Snorri...

Weekend Warm-Up: The Ghosts Above

Directed by photographer and filmmaker Renan Ozturk, The Ghosts...

Updated: Climber Missing on Trekking Peak Near K2

Russian-American climber Alex Goldfarb is currently missing on a...

K2: Climbers Past the Bottleneck

The "Nepali Force" team are progressing swiftly toward the...

K2 Summit Night: They’re Off!

And away we go. The push to the summit...

Top Expeditions 1970-2020, #1: Messner Solos Everest

Beyond the intrinsic value of the activity itself, adventure...

Top Expeditions 1970-2020, #3: Shishapangma South Face

Audentes fortuna iuvat, the ancient Romans used to say...

Top Expeditions 1970-2020, #7: Annapurna South Face

On 8,000m peaks, the ultimate goal is to reach...

Top Expeditions 1970-2020, #10: Bargiel Skis K2

Every year around this time, ExplorersWeb usually offers its...

Everest Height Controversy Ends

After a decade of controversy, Nepal and China have...

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