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Everest: Sherpas Summit!

Twelve Sherpa climbers summited Mount Everest today at 6...

Everest: Summit Push is On!

The moment has arrived: The first wave of climbers...
The snowy NW Ridge of Dhaulagiri

Dhaulagiri: Summit Push on NW Ridge

Isolated at the base of Dhaulagiri's Northwest Ridge, Peter...
Route map of the normal way up Dhaulagiri

Dhaulagiri Trio Start for Summit

Amid news of COVID-19 in Dhaulagiri's Base Camp, Esteban...

COVID Spreads on Dhaulagiri and the Khumbu, Nepal Closed

The pandemic has roared back into Nepal, both in...
portrait of Kami Rita Sherpa, 25-time Everest summiter

Annapurna’s Tactics on Everest: Ropes Airlifted to Camp 2

The strategy followed on Annapurna some weeks ago, using...
Standing people outside the medical tent at Everest Base Camp

COVID Clock Ticking Against Everest Climbers

It seems likely that COVID, not the monsoon, will...

Everest: Two Injured in Khumbu Icefall Collapse

A Sherpa and a foreign climber were in the...

COVID at Everest Base Camp: A Doctor Speaks

How did COVID get to Everest Base Camp? Should...
Portraits of Jornet and Goettler

Kilian Jornet and David Goettler Confirm Everest Plans

"Looking forward to being back on thin air terrain,"...
Sherpa climbers near the summit of Everest

Everest: Sherpas Already Near the Summit

Everyone in Everest Base Camp keeps quiet about the...
Selfie of a climber and his two partners on Dhaulagiri

Dhaulagiri: NW Ridge Climbers Pass Previous Mark

Horia Colibasanu, Marius Gane, and Peter Hamor have set...
A Climber in the Khumbu Icefall on Everest

Everest: The Haste to Escape Base Camp

Some climbers accelerate their progress up Everest to avoid...

Newcomers’ Guide: What are the 14×8,000’ers?

An introduction to climbing the highest mountains in the...

Progress on Dhaulagiri’s NW Ridge

But the normal route on Dhaulagiri wallows in waist-deep...
David Goettler near Everest Base Camp

Kilian Jornet and David Goettler Team Up for Everest West Ridge

Kilian Jornet will not climb Everest on his own,...
Line of people heading up Annapurna

Annapurna, the New 8,000m Business Model

Mass-market 8,000m climbing has come to the Himalaya to...

Dhaulagiri: NW Ridge Resumes, 82-Year-Old Tries Again

"It's been snowing non-stop for three days, with a...
Erlend Ness, the one confirmed COVID victim from Everest

One Everest Climber — and Maybe More — Tests Positive for COVID

One person has definitely tested positive. But there are...
Jumping climber

Everest: David Goettler and Alex Txikon Join the No-O2 Elite

How will the crowds and the new rules about...
Many tents at Everest Base Camp

The COVID Situation at Everest Base Camp

It remains unclear whether COVID-19 has managed to sneak...
Mount Everest summit crowd in 2019

Everest Rule Change: First Permits Get First Crack at Summit?

A last-minute rule change may throw the Everest season...

Everest: Avalanche Blocking the Khumbu Icefall? COVID in Base Camp

UPDATE, April 21: It seems that the route through...

Annapurna Wrap-Up: Interview with Mingma Dorchi Sherpa

Barely 12 hours after the dramatic rescue of three...

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