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Alex Txikon in Camp 2 on winter K2

K2 and Nanga Parbat Action is On!

Update, Feb. 26: Both K2 teams are back in...

Breaking: Weather Forecast Worsens on K2

An urgent new weather update for K2 has just...

Urubko: K2 Teams Have No Chance

As forecast, hurricane-force winds are currently pounding K2. The...

Hurricane Heading for Winter K2

"A Force 4 hurricane is heading towards K2, with...

So, What Exactly is “Alpine Style”?

In recent years, Himalayan expeditions have felt compelled to...

Winter 8000’ers: K2 Climbers reach 7,000m, Nanga Parbat Castaways Wait, and Wait

The Russian/Kazakh/Kyrgyz team - aka the Eastern team --...

Winter 8,000’er Update: Two Quit Nanga Parbat

Not a great time for Daniele Nardi and Tom...

Tom Ballard Reports From Nanga Parbat, Part II

Tom Ballard, Daniele Nardi and Co. continue to spend...

Winter 8000’er Update: Despair on Nanga Parbat, K2 Climbers Still Hopeful

Options decrease for winter teams with every day that...

Tom Ballard Reports from Nanga Parbat

Like K2, Nanga Parbat has also become known as...
Avalanche winter Manaslu Simone Moro

Dodging Avalanches, Simone Moro Abandons Manaslu

Simone Moro and Pemba Gelje Sherpa have been evacuated...

Winter 8000’ers Update: Gale on Manaslu, East Face of K2 “Impossible”

Yesterday, Manaslu experienced hurricane-force winds and six metres of...
Towards camp 2 on winter Manaslu.

Winter 8000’ers – Off They Go

Despite gnarly weather, teams on K2, Nanga Parbat and...

Winter 8000’ers: K2 Teams Unite

Alex Txikon’s and Vassily Pivtsov’s teams have joined forces,...

Tom Ballard Reaches Camp 1 on Nanga Parbat

Tom Ballard has begun his ascent of Nanga Parbat's...

Winter 8000’ers: The Latest From Manaslu, Nanga Parbat and K2

One team has already started up Nanga Parbat, and...
Hilaree Nelson and Jim Morrison on Lhotse summit

Top 10 Expeditions of 2018: #6 : Skiing the Dream Line on Lhotse

Over the last 12 months, ExplorersWeb has documented incredible...

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