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Bargiel to Ski Everest Without Oxygen

Polish skier Andrzej Bargiel is on his way to...

Exclusive Interview: Nirmal Purja

Nirmal Purja, or Nims for short, needs little introduction...

Japanese Duo Scorches New Line on Rakaposhi

Kenro Nakajima and Kazuya Hiraide won the coveted Piolet...

Legends Series: Chris Bonington

There was a golden period between the early 1960s...

Sergi Mingote on Nanga Parbat, Nirmal Purja and What’s Next

Sergi Mingote is currently relaxing at the beach with...

Urubko on his “Honeymoon”

When Denis Urubko reached Skardu after forging a new...

Karakorum Recap: The 8,000’ers

The climbing season in Pakistan evolved from rather low...

Purja to Try Winter K2? Here’s Alex Txikon’s Take

Barely back home, and one leg shy of completing...

ExWeb’s Links of the Week

Here at ExWeb, when we’re not outdoors, we get...

Updated: How Urubko Nailed His New Route on Gasherbrum II

"I’m happy with gorgeous new line I've called Honey...

Urubko Summited and is Back in Camp 1!

Finally, great news from Gasherbrum II: "Denis Urubko is...

Gasherbrum II: Urubko Situation Updated

As morning nears in Pakistan, there is still no...

Urubko On His Way Up GII; Still No Word

Denis Urubko set off into the night from Camp...

Gasherbrum II: Urubko Leaves Soon

The last summit push of the season on the...

Urubko Begins New Gasherbrum Line

Denis Urubko celebrated his 46th birthday today by preparing...

Another Rescue for Denis “Red Cross” Urubko

"It seems like a joke, but it is not,"...

A Remarkable K2 Season Wraps Up

All K2 climbers have now safely returned to Base...

Urubko to the Rescue Again; Twice in 24 Hours

Denis Urubko is at it again. Yesterday, the Kazakh strongman...

Breaking: Nirmal Purja Climbs Broad Peak

Again, he's done it. Nirmal Purja, together with Mingma...

K2 Summit Tally Spikes From Zero to 24

Patience paid off for the K2 climbers who remained...

Urubko Goes It Alone on Gasherbrum II

Nirmal Purja is not the only one with a...

Latest Update: K2 Summits!

Nirmal Purja and Gesman Tamang of Bremont Project Possible,...

Nail-Biting Time: K2 Climbers Head For Summit

  The rope-fixing team duly set off from Camp 4...

Lead Climbers Reach Camp 4 on K2

Nirmal Purja, Lakpadendi Sherpa, Gesman Tamang, Changba Sherpa and Lakpa...

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