Alpine style

Manaslu, as seen from its west side, rising above a sea of green jungle terrain.

Himalaya Alpine Style: Eight Autumn Climbs to Watch

Although commercial teams abandoned the 8,000'ers this week, fall...
a maze of vertical rock, ice and snow, with an obvious mixed spur rising up.

Japanese Summit Karun Koh; Plus: Alpine Style on Manaslu’s West Face

Far from the crowds of guided climbers, some teams...
Portrait of Helias Millerioux smiling, against snow background.

Manaslu Alpine Style: French Trio to Attempt Rare West Side

Instead of joining the crowds on the normal northeast...
Close shot of Adam Bielecki with yellow helmet and ski goggles lowered down his chin.

Adam Bielecki, National Polish Team Target New Routes in Garhwal Himalaya

Polish members of the country's National Himalayan Team are...
Jannu North Face and Jannu East.

Spanish Team to Attempt First Ascent of Jannu East

Jannu East (7,468m) is one of the most coveted...
Two climbers sort out geaar in front of a tent

Bargiel Approaches Everest; Japanese Head to Karun Koh

Andrzej Bargiel and his team trekked under Nepal's persistent...
Kazuya Hiraide kneels atop snowy Rakaopshi

Kazuya Hiraide Returns to Karun Koh with Kenro Nakajima

Kazuya Hiraide and Kenro Nakajima are leaving shortly for...
Silhouetted climber against the Gasherbrums

Gasherbrum III: Failure is Part of the Game

Marek Holecek and Radoslav Groh had to turn back...
Sanu Sherpa in a barber's chair

Karakoram Season Ends; Mingma G Gambles on Nanga Parbat

Last month, Sanu Sherpa became the first person to...
Holecek and Groh are showing the d¡signs of altitude and exhaustion in a selfie shot in the bivouac tent on Masherbrum's west face.

It’s Over on Masherbrum; Climbers Going Down

Marek Holecek and Radoslav Groh have admitted that they...
Holecek and Groh's red bivouac tent hangs from an ice cliff.

Masherbrum: Decision Time

Deep, loose snow has forced Marek Holecek and Radoslav...
Night scene from Masherbrum

Hard Conditions on Masherbrum and Gasherbrum I

Marek Holecek and Radoslav Groh are advancing slowly on...
Tomas Petrecek takes a selfie half body out of a tiny bivouaq tent, during the acclimatization phase before attempting Masherbrum.

Masherbrum Update: One Retreats

It was not the difficulty of the mountain but...
two Italian alpinists on the foggy summit

Italians Finish Siula Grande Push Days Behind First Ascensionists

This summer has seen elite alpinists pioneering new routes...
Spire with route line marked

New Route On Uli Biaho Spire

A dream come true, says Francesco Ratti about the...

First Ascents of the North and East Faces of K7 Central

Notching first ascents on the North and East Faces...
The East Face of 6,344m Siula Grande

First Ascent of the East Wall of the ‘Touching the Void’ Peak

Two Catalan climbers have set a new route on...

Marek Holecek off to Masherbrum West Face

He has been dreaming of that mountain for years,...
The sun rises behind Nanga Parbat mountain on a blue sunny day.

More Nanga Parbat Summits – And Diran Peak!

Today, more climbers have topped out on Nanga Parbat,...
A tent at Pumari Chhish Base Camp, with a beautiful alpine lake in front and mountains behind.

Unclimbed No More: The First Ascent on Pumari Chhish East

After several attempts by a number of teams, a...
Jost Kobusch on a summit in the Saas Fee area of Switzerland recently.

Exclusive Interview with Jost Kobusch: Why Isn’t He Soloing Muchu Chhish?

Some media outlets recently reported that Jost Kobusch was...

Changabang’s West Face: The Kiwis’ Summit Report

The Pakistan season is heating up, but we didn't...
The headwall of Cerro Cachet. Photo: Mammut/YouTube

Weekend Warm-Up: The Search for Unclimbed Peaks

In November 2019, Swiss alpinists Lukas Hinterberger, Nicolas Hojac,...
two ice axes above a wild glacier/mountain scene

Karakoram Alpine Style: Diran, Pumari Chhish, K7

Several small teams are on their way to highly...

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