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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...

“We’ve Made It” — Mingote

"After a 13-hour push, we're on the top at...

Dhaulagiri: Summit Push Updated

Deep snow continues to slow progress on Dhaulagiri. Some...

Australian Becomes Youngest Woman to Climb Cho Oyu

Sixteen-year-old Gabrielle Jane Kanizay of Australia has become the...

Updated: Purja to Get Shishapangma Permit

The Italian website Montagna Magica reports that China has...

Dhaulagiri: Heavy Snow, Rockfall Keep Teams on Edge

As Manaslu and Everest wrap for the season and...

Bargiel Abandons Everest Ski

Polish extreme skier Andrzej Bargiel has abandoned his attempt...

Season’s First Casualty on Manaslu

A Polish woman has died in this fall's first...

Purja & Co. Back in Base Camp

As expected, summit news broke early today, and at...

Traffic Jams Overwhelm Manaslu

"It's been the longest day and the longest traffic...

Carlos Soria on Climbing Dhaulagiri At 80

The first impression of Carlos Soria –- the soft-spoken,...

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