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Updated: Who is Really Going for Winter K2 This Season?

Two months ago, it seemed that K2 would be...

Flag Flap Causes More Trouble for Purja

If Nirmal Purja's controversial act of helping a Kuwaiti...

The Everest Dilemma: North or South?

Everest, by north or by south? More than ever,...

Denis Urubko: The Man of Few Words Opens Up

For the last 15 years, Denis Urubko has become...

Nirmal Purja and the Giant Flag on Ama Dablam

In the last seven months, Nirmal Purja copped headlines...

An Icefall Doctor Makes his Move

He was there when Alex Txikon fought with the...

Exclusive: Interview with Andrzej Bargiel

Andrzej Bargiel and his astonishing ski descent of K2...

Mixed Reviews: Himalayan Climbers Assess Purja’s Feat

As Nirmal Purja does his well-earned round of media...

Purja Back Home; the Debate Begins

Returning home with the same speed and efficiency that...

Reflections While Waiting for News from Shishapangma

More than 12 hours have passed since Nirmal Purja,...

Breaking: Purja Summits Shishapangma

“Mission achieved," Nirmal Purja reported today from the summit...

Neither Toothache Nor Wind Stalls Purja’s Push

Shishapangma is not making things easy for Nirmal Purja....

Manaslu’s Can of Worms: Did Anyone at All Reach the True Summit?

"There is not a single alpinist who properly summited...

Purja Reaches Shishapangma; Off to ABC Today

Visa in hand, Nirmal Purja checked in from Shishapangma's...

Nanga Parbat “Death Zone”: First Private Screening in Italy

Hey, Italy! Mountain Planet is proud to present the 3rd...

Updated: How Fast Will Purja Do Them All?

"Six months is enough," Nirmal Purja proclaims, in between...

Updated: Purja Gets His Permit; Leaves Shortly

Chinese authorities have officially granted Nirmal Purja a permit...

Fall Himalayan Wrap-up

The fall Himalayan climbing season ends with hundreds of...

Dhaulagiri Update: Not This Year

In the latest riff on an old tune, Carlos...

Dhaulagiri: Off to the Summit!

Fighting deep snow, Carlos Soria and his team reached...

Dhaulagiri: Climbers Battle Snow to Reach Camp 2

Dhaulagiri is not surrendering its summit easily this season....

No Go on Everest, and a Last Gasp on Dhaulagiri

Csaba Varga aborted his summit bid on Dhaulagiri on...

A Close Call on Dhaulagiri, Everest Wait Continues

Closed for the season?  The best may be yet...

Dhaulagiri: Mingote Back in Camp 3

Sergi Mingote is safely down in Camp 3 after...

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