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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...

Climbers Stranded in Kathmandu, Chinese Approach Everest North Side

Long ago, it seems, but really only about a...

No-Season Update: Cleaning Everest, Training Indoors

Nepal Mountaineering Association's President Santa Bir Lama has urged...

Trekking Etiquette, a Virus Victim and Chinese on Everest

While much of the world is in lockdown, Peter...

Himalaya: Climbers, Sherpas Grapple With Closure

Denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. Those are the five stages...

Nepal Closes All Mountains, Including Everest

Nepal has joined China in suspending all Himalayan climbing...

China Closes North Side of Everest, and More on Coronavirus

Barely two weeks before the spring Himalayan season begins,...

Denis Urubko’s Bitter Farewell

Denis Urubko was supposed to have had his grand...

Nepal Restricts Visitors From Coronavirus Hotspots

Moving to restrict the spread of COVID-19 within its...

Winter Everest Ends with Close Calls, No Summits

Josh Kobush returned to Everest Base Camp today, after...

Breaking: Broad Peak Push aborted

Denis Urubko and his two teammates have retreated on...

Winter 8,000m Update: Urubko and Bowie Push Up Broad Peak

Don Bowie has just posted a picture where, for...

Simone Moro Expedition Ends in Near-Fatal Crevasse Fall

The Gasherbrum Glacier has just ended Simone Moro and...

Winter 8,000’ers: Kobusch on the Move

Rope-fixing and setting up camps have just begun in...

Mingma G: No O2 on Winter K2

Mingma G's international team arrived in Pakistan yesterday on...

Top 10 Expeditions of 2019: #4: Nirmal Purja

Over the last 12 months, ExplorersWeb has documented incredible...

Updated: Jost Kobush: Everest for Christmas?

Jost Kobush is speeding toward Everest Base Camp and...

Karakorum Update: the Women of Winter

Denis Urubko, Don Bowie and Lotta Hintsa are already...

Jost Kobusch to Solo Everest in Winter

Twenty-seven-year-old Jost Kobusch is in Kathmandu, sorting out last-minute...

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