Climbing

Sherpa on Team Led by Polar Fake Dies on Cho Oyu

The first death of the spring Himalayan season occurred...

Did Red Tape Fatally Delay the Rescue on Annapurna?

Last week's rescue of Wui Kin Chin on Annapurna...

Abandoned Malaysian Climber in Critical Condition in Hospital

Malaysian climber Wui Kin Chin is currently in serious...

Breaking: Missing Malaysian Climber Found Alive

A team of Sherpas led by Nirmal Purja have located...

Bodies of Lama, Auer and Roskelley Recovered

Yesterday, Parks Canada, the Canadian National Parks agency, recovered...

Weekend Warm-Up: Far Away

"Kat starts grinding into an off-width and then this...

David Lama, Hansjörg Auer and Jess Roskelley Missing in Avalanche

Three of the world's most talented alpinists, Austrians David Lama...

Weekend Warm-Up: The Towers of Ennedi

Totally off the tourist radar, rarely seen by the...

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...

Weekend Warm-Up: Uruca II, Bugaboos Edition

This animated film stresses human -- some would say...

Ethnic and climbing travel across the continents

I have been realizing my travel and climbing project...

Forecasting the Weather on Mount Everest

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

Jannu: Decision Made, They’re Going Down

After 13 precarious days on 7,710m Mount Jannu, Sergey...

Decision Time on Jannu: Forward or Back?

Sergey Nilov and Dimitry Golovchenko face an impending decision...

Russians Reach Crux on Jannu

Sergey Nilov and Dimitry Golovchenko have now passed 7,000m...

Russians Move Slowly Up Jannu

Sergey Nilov and Dimitry Golovchenko have reached 6,510m on...

Mount Jannu: Why is it So Hard?

"A beauty, bizarre and proud, ridges ... forming stately...

Gone but Not Forgotten: Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard

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

Weekend Warm-Up: The Road from Karakol

"Real adventure is not polished. It's not the result...
Winter Nanga Parbat rescue team in 2018

The Oscars of Climbing

This year's American Alpine Club's awards contain a mix...
Alex Honnold talks about his free solo climb on El Capitan in Yosemite NP. http://www.ted.com

Weekend Warm-up: Alex Honnold on Free Soloing El Cap

Free soloing a 1,000-metre wall - and not just...

Weekend Warm-Up: First Winter Ascent of Gasherbrum II

Normal people, smart people, wouldn't even go outside in...

Tom Ballard Reports from Nanga Parbat

Like K2, Nanga Parbat has also become known as...
Latok I team Cesen Livingstone and Strazar

Top 10 Expeditions of 2018: #5: North Ridge of Latok I

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

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