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Annapurna Base Camp. Image by Seven Summits Treks.

Breaking: Dozens Summit Annapurna Today

Once a rarely visited 8000'er because of its complexity...

Romanian-Slovakian Team Reach Dhaulagiri

Horia Colibășanu of Romania and Peter Hamor of Slovakia...

Hong Sung-Taek Returns to Lhotse South Face

This is the story of a lifelong personal quest....
Alex Txikon

Txikon Interview, Part II: What Really Happened to Nardi and Ballard

The most-discussed aspect of Alex Txikon's winter K2 expedition...
Basque (Spanish) Alex Txikon on winter K2

Exclusive: Alex Txikon on a Troubled K2 Winter Base Camp

Alex Txikon has both done a lot and has...

Is it Possible to Climb the Highest Peak in Every Country in the World in One Lifetime?

Whether down a river, up a mountain, through a...

Bielecki: Why I’m Going Back to Annapurna

Polish climbing ace Adam Bielecki is leaving this weekend...

Forecasting the Weather on Mount Everest

You don't need a PhD to forecast the weather...

Weekend Warm-up: The Denis Urubko Story

"I was eating something from the rubbish, I was...
Everest north side

Himalayan Spring Roundup: Everest, Annapurna, Jannu

[caption id="attachment_9812" align="alignnone" width="785"] Everest Base Camp will soon...
Alex Txikon team member above 7,000 meters on winter k2, March 17, 2019

K2 Quest Ends: Txikon Back in Base Camp

[video width="640" height="352" mp4="https://s3.amazonaws.com/www.explorersweb.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/24004614/VID-20190317-WA0011.mp4"][/video] As it often does, the wind...

K2: One More Day to the Bottleneck, Two to the Summit

[video width="640" height="352" mp4="https://s3.amazonaws.com/www.explorersweb.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/24004617/VID-20190316-WA0006.mp4"][/video] Alex Txikon, Pasang Sherpa and Cheppal...
Basque (Spanish) Alex Txikon on winter K2

Winter K2: A Two-Day Window for Climbers

"Camp 2 here, Camp 2 here, already in the...
Alex Txikon on winter K2

Breaking News: Winter K2 Summit Push is ON

Hoping to beat both the conditions and the approaching...
The hardships of Karakoram winter show on Alex Txikon's face during the aerial search operation on Nanga Parbat.

Txikon’s Last Chance for Winter K2

After an emotional week leading the searching operations on...

Gone but Not Forgotten: Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard

"It was the most extraordinary human and alpinist experience...

Bodies Found, Nanga Parbat Search Ends

Daniele Nardi's team has posted a final message on...

Winter K2 Wins Again: It’s Over for Pivtsov’s Team

[caption id="attachment_9347" align="alignnone" width="780"] Eastern team leader Vassiliy Pivtsov...
Nanga parbat in the night

Investigation of Two Shapes on Nanga Parbat Delayed

Just when it seemed that we might learn something...

Two Silhouettes Spotted on Nanga Parbat

Alex Txikon has spotted two shapes on Nanga Parbat...

Search Called Off; Nardi, Ballard Assumed Dead

The search on Nanga Parbat for the two climbers...

Hope Fades for Missing Climbers on Nanga Parbat

Helicopter and drone reconnaissance flights have discovered that massive...
Search and rescue Helicopter landing at the foot of Nanga Parbat'

Txikon Searches on Foot for Nardi and Ballard

Alex Txikon and three of his team, together with...
Chopper landing on winter Nanga Parbat Base Camp

Nardi and Ballard Search: Alex Txikon & Co. En Route from K2

Today, a helicopter from the Pakistani Air Force managed...

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