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Kiwi Climbers Repeat Boardman & Tasker’s ‘Shining Mountain’

It has taken 46 years and over 20 attempts...

Japanese Pair Try for First Ascent of Kangchung Nup’s North Face

Every spring, while hundreds of climbers target the 8,000'ers,...
Martin Sieberer (left) and Simon Messner (right) on the Schrammacher summit, March 24, 2022. Photo: S. Messner

Simon Messner Leaves Innsbruck With Frozen Toes and a Great New Route

Simon Messner and Martin Sieberer risked life and limb...

No-Go on Gangapurna

Topo Mena and Jonatan Garcia are back from Gangapurna...
'Voie des Guides' on Les Drus in the French Alps, with tom livingstone and tom seccombe

Tom Livingstone: First Free Ascent of the ‘Voie des Guides’?

By the time Tom Livingstone and Tom Seccombe reached...

Interview With Marek Holecek: ‘Yes, Masherbrum is a Possibility’

Marek Holecek has gained a front-row seat in the...

Climbers Start Up Gangapurna and Trango

The Polish team has started its climb up Trango's...

Exclusive Interview with Denis Urubko, Part 2: Brutally Honest

“Many of my stories are not polite...but I am...

Jonatan Garcia and Topo Mena Head for Gangapurna

Jonatan Garcia of Spain and Topo Mena of Ecuador...

Masherbrum: One of the Great Remaining Challenges

Only four expeditions, 15 people in all, have climbed...

Urubko Returns with a New Route on Pakistan’s Koshar Gang

Denis Urubko has returned to high-altitude mountaineering in grand...

Charles Dubouloz Solos the North Face of the Grandes Jorasses

"I launch myself, I dare, I doubt, I'm scared,...

Top 10 Expeditions of 2021, #1: Annapurna III

Over the last 12 months, ExplorersWeb has documented incredible...
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Top 10 Expeditions of 2021, #4: Baruntse

For Marek Holecek and Radoslav Groh, it only took...

Top 10 Expeditions of 2021: #7: Sharaghrar

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

Kazuya Hiraide Back in Pakistan to Train For K2 West Face — and Nail Some First Ascents

Three-time Piolet d'Or winner Kazuya Hiraide left for Pakistan...

Annapurna III – Interview with Mikhail Fomin: “It’s About Patience”

Two weeks ago, Ukrainians Viacheslav Polezhaiko, Nikita Balabanov, and...

Jost Kobusch Climbing a “Not Obvious” Peak near Annapurna

Before Jost Kobusch begins his winter, solo attempt on...

Mountains Climbed Just Once, or Not At All

Far from the murmur of people and the glow...

Exclusive: Zdenek Hak on his Climb of Ama Dablam’s West Face

On his way home from Nepal, Zdenek Hak found...

The Czech Ascent of Ama Dablam’s West Face: Pioneer Chris Warner Speaks

Until recently, it has been a rather dull season...

Czechs Climb Ama Dablam’s West Face Via the American Direct Route

In 2020, on his last trip to Nepal before...

Marcin Tomaszewski on Tackling Shipton Spire in Winter

A strong Polish team led by Marcin Tomaszewski leaves...

Luka Strazar on the Joy of Climbing Chobutse

What makes a climber choose one peak over another,...

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