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Gasherbrum VII: Urubko to the Rescue, Again

After summiting and partially skiing down Nanga Parbat, Cala...

Purja Launches New K2 Push — But How Risky Is It?

Turns out that it's not over on K2. While...

Karakorum Weekly Recap: GI, GII Successes, K2 Likely Over

This has been “The Week" in the Karakorum: the...

Updated: K2 Summit Push Aborted

Deep snow and avalanche risk has forced back climbers...

Breaking: Mingote Summits GII, “Parasites” on K2

Gasherbrum II climbers have left Camp 3 for the...

Update: K2 and Gasherbrum II Summit Pushes

Climbers are currently heading for the summit of Gasherbrum...

Karakorum, Updated: The Calm Before the Storm (of Summits)

Wednesday to Friday should have been the peak days...

On K2, 120 Climbers Make Their Move

"Finally, the time we have been waiting for has...

Snowboarding from Manaslu, a dream to come true

Snowboarding in the Alps, Dolomites, Bulgarian ranges, Caucasus, Alborz,...

Weekend Warm-Up: Andrzej Bargiel Skis K2

ExWeb extensively covered Andrzej Bargiel's astonishing 2018 ski descent...

Karakorum: Great Weather, Early Successes

Five more climbers summited Broad Peak this afternoon. The...

High Fliers: Skiing and Paragliding in the Karakorum

Seasoned climbers say the less time you remain at...

Karakorum Today: Hidden Peak, Nanga Parbat, Gasherbrum

Hidden Peak is the latest 8000'er summited this season,...

Sure Enough, Crowds of Rookies on K2

“I’ve been doing this for 30 years,” said an...

Updated Karakorum News: Broad Peak Summits and More

Karakorum Expeditions reports that their team summited Broad Peak...

Nanga Parbat Climbers Summit, then Descend to Camp 4

Yesterday, Sergi Mingote and Stefi Troguet reported from Camp...

Nanga Parbat Update: Climbers in Camp 4

Sticking to plan despite the exhausting all-night climb yesterday,...
Nanga Parbat - Cala Cimenti

First Nanga Parbat Summits May Come Wednesday

The snow finally stopped falling in the middle of...

The Climbers: Wu Jing and Jackie Chan in New Everest Movie

Everest had a starring role in Shanghai International Film...

Karakorum Update: K2, Broad Peak, Nanga Parbat and More

Heavy snow continues for climbing teams arriving at the...

A Record 885 Atop Everest in May

It's official: Lists from Nepal and China jointly add...

Karakorum Update: Will There Also Be Traffic Jams on K2?

Deep snow on the Baltoro Glacier has slowed teams...

Karakorum 2019: K2, the Gasherbrums and Nanga Parbat

As monsoon season settles into the Himalaya, it's time...

Understanding Summer Weather in the Karakorum

Climbers often ask me about the best weather window...

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