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Summit Bids Soon on Broad Peak; Plus K2, G1, Nanga News

On Broad Peak, a thrilling message has started to...

Two French Ski Teams Summit Gasherbrum II and Diran Peak

One French ski team summited the first 8,000m peak...
K2 Base Camp

K2 and Broad Peak: the Climbers We Know About

A significant number of climbers have overcome COVID fears...
Buddhist "puja" ceremony at K2 Base Camp

K2: Sherpas Reach Camp 3

Today marked the first time that climbers have reached...

Gasherbrums and Nanga Parbat: Who’s Where, Right Now

This season, the uncrowded Gasherbrums should feature some good...

Muchu Chhish and the Prominence Debate

A Czech team attempting unclimbed Muchu Chhish has drawn...

Pakistan 8,000’ers: On the Move at Last

After some slow days because of bad weather in...

K2’s Abruzzi Route: What’s Going On, What May Lie Ahead

Under the leadership of Mirza Ali and Karakorum Expeditions,...

Gasherbrum I: A Climber’s Guide

  Spanish climber and 14x8,000m summiter Ferran Latorre describes the...

A 12-Year-Old Girl Will Try to Climb Broad Peak

A local Pakistani girl aims to become the youngest...

Pakistan: Camp 1 on Gasherbrum I

Climbers have reached Base Camp by the Gasherbrums, and...

Pakistan: Summit Push on Biarchedi I

K2 teams are approaching Base Camp and bad weather...

All-Nepali K2 Expedition Arrives in Pakistan

Two weeks ago, Pakistan relaxed its ban against Nepali...

Sajid Sadpara on his Return to K2 and What Happened Up There

Last week, we wrote how a number of climbers...

Pakistan: Blizzard Delays Action

Climbers are either on their way to Pakistan or...

Pakistan Roundup: Who’s Doing What, and Where, This Summer

As teams converge on Pakistan, we've learned of more...

K2: Looking for Answers

This summer, filmmaker Oswald Rodrigo Pereira has returned to...

Manaslu: It’s Harder Than Ever Now

In late 2019, ExplorersWeb revealed an uncomfortable truth about...

Broad Peak: A Climber’s Guide

Billi Bierling of the Himalayan Database describes the normal...

Pakistan: Uncertain Flights, Secret Plans, and Stomach Bugs

For the increasing number of climbers aiming to double...

Horia Colibasanu on “The Toughest Climb of My Life”

Horia Colibasanu spoke to ExplorersWeb this week about his...

Pakistan: Roundup of Summer Expeditions

After the disappointing season in Nepal, teams currently heading...

Time for Pakistan: Local Guides to Lead K2 Teams for the First Time

Some weeks ago, Mingma Gyalge Sherpa of Imagine Nepal...

K2 West Ridge: Interview with Ian Welsted

The Savage Mountain was been tamed with O2 and...

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