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100 Years of Everest, in Images

Crowded or lonely, under blue skies or wrapped in...

Does it Make Sense to Extend the Karakorum Season?

Summer hopes are fading for Pakistan's tourism industry. The...

Once Again, to the Dark Side of Lhotse

A tiny dot on a mighty mountain face, clinging...
Highest mountain of the world

A Brief Climbing History of Nepal’s Highest Peaks

Nepal is home to one of the world's dangerous...

Himalaya, Karakorum: When Will We Climb Next?

So far, 2020 has been a year to forget...

Everest Back to New Normal: Deserted

The Chinese surveyors who summited Everest last Wednesday made...

Chinese Surveyors Summit Everest

As planned, the Chinese team of eight surveyors summited...

Everest SUMMITS!

Finally, Sherpa members of the Chinese team on Everest...

Everest Final Push: Summit Tomorrow?

After two failed attempts and with the coming monsoon...

Cyclone Drives Everest Team Back to ABC

Cyclone Amphan has lost strength and will not hit Everest...

Superstorm Threatens Everest Summit Bid

As the Chinese headed up Everest for their second...

Everest: Chinese Begin Second Summit Push

After some days with no news, the Chinese team...

Fees and Paperwork for a Karakorum Trek

If you've ever dreamed of trekking to K2 Base...

Everest: No Summit Yet

Bad weather has thwarted the summit attempt of the...

Chinese May Summit Everest Tomorrow

Twelve mountain guides, currently resting at 8,300m, lead the...

Everest Summit Bid Delayed

The Chinese surveyors aiming to summit and re-measure Everest...

Grim Forecast for Himalaya, Karakorum

While operators cling to a shred of optimism, the...

A Musical Tribute to Nardi and Ballard

They perished pursuing their passion on a high, menacing...

Chinese Head for Everest Summit

The huge Chinese team on Everest is on the...

Where Did the Name K2 Come From?

In 1856, the Maharaja Gulab Singh ruled the Princely...

Chinese Team to Measure Everest (Again)

News about the Chinese expedition currently on Everest are...

Chinese Install 5G and Live Webcam Coverage on Everest

The 26-strong Chinese team currently on Everest, the only...

There’s Still Hope for Karakorum Climbing in 2020

As some countries start to see light at the...

Horia Colibasanu: Off to Europe!

Horia Colibasanu finally managed to get on a flight...

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