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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...

What Does ‘Solo’ Really Mean in High-Altitude Climbing?

Solo climbing is often associated with rock faces and...

Denis Urubko Hits Pakistan for a Virgin Summit and the Gasherbrums

As he promised, Denis Urubko has returned to Pakistan....

Clint Helander: Two Alaskan Dreams Fulfilled

Mount Hunter's Native American name is Begguya, which means...

Pakistan: Spotlight on Pumari Chhish and Trango Towers

The Pakistan climbing season has begun, with small teams...

AAC Grantees Promise an Exciting Summer of Elite Alpinism

Recipients of the American Alpine Club's annual Cutting Edge...

Paul Ramsden’s ‘Ghost Line’ on the Unclimbed Jugal Spire

There is another Himalaya, silent and wild, close and...

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...

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