8000ers

Messner Still Trashes Jost Kobusch

Reinhold Messner is back in Nepal for a visit...

Cho Oyu 1964 and the Strange Double Life of Fritz Stammberger

The almanacs of climbing history prefer not to include...

When Darkness Comes: K2 in 2005

Before 2005, only a few climbers had climbed K2...

Gelje Sherpa’s Big Gamble: A New Route on Winter Cho Oyu, From Nepal

Gelje Sherpa is trying to become the youngest 14x8000er...

Interview with Jon Gupta: ‘I am Done with 8,000m Guiding’

Except for some hard-working Sherpas, no one has spent...

Everest: Camp 2 Excursion, a Not-So-New Idea

"As if Everest wasn't full enough..." a bewildered Stefan...

The Lone Wolves of Makalu

A history of remarkable solo climbs on one of...

Mingma David Sherpa on Winter K2

Mingma Gyabu Sherpa, better known as Mingma David, is...

High Risk For High Reward: Nepali Outfitters Seek to Open Cho Oyu’s South Side

Nirmal Purja intends to lead a commercial expedition to...

Batard Speaks but Says Little About Sajid Sadpara

After Sajid Sadpara was evacuated from the Khumbu on...

Sajid Sadpara Evacuated to Hospital in Kathmandu

Sajid Sadpara, part of Marc Batard's expedition to find...

Everest: Marc Batard Seeks Safer Route Past Khumbu Icefall

Sajid Sadpara will help the 69-year-old Frenchman on his...

Ukrainians “Unsolve” Annapurna III’s SE Ridge!

This autumn, small teams have opened several bold new...

Tengkampoche NE Pillar: Was the Route “Poached”?

UPDATE: Late today, Tom Livingstone posted a response on...
Yamanoi is the 2021 recipient of Piolet d'Or lifetime achievement award

Yasushi Yamanoi of Japan Wins Career Piolets d’Or

The Piolets d'Or jury named Yasushi Yamanoi of Japan...

The Outsiders: Bonatti, Kurtyka, and Twight

Every year, hundreds of people climb on fixed ropes...

Tseng done with Kangchenjunga, Winter K2 Next?

The Kangchenjunga team is back in Kathmandu. Their climb...

Updated: Kangchenjunga Summits

Gelje Sherpa and other members of his team have...

Why are Those Who Reached The True Summit of Manaslu Not Admitting It?

"Only Nims Dai's (Elite Exped) team wanted to go...

Kangchenjunga Update: Gelje Sherpa Confirms Plans

Gelje Sherpa has checked in from Camp 4 on...

Interview with Mingma G About Manaslu: “No Excuses in Future”

Mingma Gyalgye has had quite a year. First, he...

Kangchenjunga: Alpenglow Aborts, Another Expedition Arrives

The Alpenglow team has called off its attempt on...

In Her Own Words: Flor Cuenca’s No-O2 Summit of Dhaulagiri

The first time we heard of Flor Cuenca was...

Dhaulagiri: High Winds Stop Most But Some Summits Reported

Unexpectedly strong winds have halted summit-bound teams in Camp...

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