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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...

Nanga Parbat: Weather Delays Search Again

Rain, wind and low clouds again postponed the increasingly...

Weekend Warm-Up: Interview with Doug Scott

Doug Scott's legendary resumé began in the fells of...
Spanish climber Alex Txikon in winter K2 base Camp, February, 2019

Nanga Parbat Update: No Sign of Climbers, Avalanche Risk too High for Searchers

March 2, 2019: This article has been updated to...
Search for missing climbers on winter Nanga parbat continues

Wrecked Tent and Avalanche Debris Spotted on Nanga Parbat

The helicopter searching the Diamir side of Nanga Parbat...
Ali Sadpara

Nanga Parbat Search Begins – K2 Climbers Ready to Help

A full-scale rescue operation is unfolding on Nanga Parbat,...
From the right: Daniele Nardi Tom Ballard and BC crew on winter Nanga Parbat

Nardi and Ballard Missing on Nanga Parbat

Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard have not been heard...
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...

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