8000ers

Winds Foil New Route Attempt on Dhaulagiri

Poor weather has forced the experienced team of Horia...
Traffic jamps on Everest upper sections, May 22, 2019

Everest Crowds, No-O2 Summits

Everest saw dozens more summits today, including several from...
Traffic Jam Everest Hillary Step

Hundreds of Summits, Traffic Jams and Another Climber Lost on Everest

Once again, the upper slopes of Everest have shown...
Everest summit pyramid

All Eyes on Everest as Summit Wave Approaches

Climbers are approaching the summit from both sides of...

First Summit of 2019 on Nuptse

Tim Mosedale and Dorjee Gyalgen Sherpa are the first...
Kami Rita Sherpa

Kami Rita Sherpa Notches 24th Everest Summit

The south side of Everest saw 14 summits yesterday,...
Walking in the dark on Everest. Image by Seven Summit treks

Why So Many Deaths in the Himalaya This Year?

Eleven people have died so far on six 8000'ers...

Mingote Turns Back, Mohr Continues

Sergi Mingote turned around shortly after leaving Camp 2...
Everest Camp 2. Image by Sergi Mingote.

Mingote and Mohr Launch No-02 Everest Bid

After one day in Camp 2, recovering from Lhotse...

ExWeb’s Links of the Week

Here at ExWeb, when we're not in the outdoors,...

Bielecki and Berg Call Off Annapurna

Looking up at Langtang Lirung from their isolated Base...

Weekend Warm-Up: Everest in Virtual Reality

Last year, Jon Griffith of the UK and Sherpa...
Sergi Mingote

Survivors Safe on Lhotse; Mingote Ponders Next Move

Amid all the bad news of deaths in the...

Deaths on Makalu, Everest, Lhotse and Kangchenjunga

During the busy last few days on the 8000'ers,...

Irish Climber Missing on Everest

Seamus Lawless, 39, of Ireland is missing at approximately 8,300m...

Chilean Climber Missing on Kangchenjunga

A Chilean climber is currently missing near the summit...

Everest Summits Coming Fast, but Good Weather Almost Over

Following the rope-fixing Sherpas, 30 or more Everest climbers...

Two Dead on Kangchenjunga

Two Indian climbers have died on Kangchenjunga (8,586m), the...

Rescue on Kangchenjunga Fails

One day after Sherpa climbers opened the route on...

No Go for Bielecki and Berg on Langtang Lirung: “We chose safety”

Between ambition and safety, ambition may take you further,...
Kangchenjunga Base Camp. Image by 7Summits treks.

More Summits: Kangchenjunga & Makalu

Large expeditions are seemingly applying Everest tactics on all...

Summits on Everest and Lhotse

At around 1:45pm, at least eight Nepali climbers reached...

New: Wearable Oxygen Monitors on Everest

Except during short sprints, the fundamental driver of exercise...

Himalayan Action Heats Up: Summits Expected Soon

Sergi Mingote and his mates on Lhotse are currently...

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