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Pakistani Team Heads for Nanga Parbat Massif

While international teams are unlikely to visit Pakistan this...

Everest is Open, But Will Anyone Show Up?

With international flights scheduled to begin on August 17,...

Weekend Warm-Up: Nanga Parbat, First Georgian Ascent

On July 3, 1953, a lonely climber reached the...

Update: Himalaya 500 Ski Project

Luke Smithwick spent the spring lockdown in Pokhara, Nepal,...

Gokyo: Paradise Lost?

The effects of climate change and the increasing pressure...

Base Camp Chat: Video Interview with Everest Guide Ryan Waters

Apart from virus-related remarks, guess what was the main...

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...

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