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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...

Everest May Actually Be Safer Than Ever

Chaos. Carnage. Walking over dead bodies. Corruption. Egos. We've...

A Guide’s Perspective on Everest

Everest was front-page material again this year, which tends...

Crowds and Solitude on Kangchenjunga

Earlier this spring, 58 people reportedly summited Kangchenjunga. (Some...

Summing Up the Himalayan Season

This spring's Himalayan season has put mountaineering back on...

Last Chance on Lhotse South Face

As the Himalayan climbing season wraps up, those who...
Everest base Camp. Climbing the Seven Summits

Everest Epilogue: More Summits, Another Fatality

ExplorersWeb crashed Monday morning, leaving us unable to bring...

Updated: The Everest Backlash

Editor's Note: This story has been corrected to reflect...

Traffic Jams on Everest: Ethical or Not?

Elia Saikaly, one of the hundreds of clients on...

Spring Himalaya, Updated: More Highlights, More Deaths

Despite a continual stream of summits on Everest and...

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...

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