Everest

The Oxygen Dilemma: Summit With O2 or Retreat?

To switch on the O2 or to call off...

Kenton Cool Notches 16th Everest Summit; Plus Sunday News from Everest and Lhotse

British guide Kenton Cool and his client summited Everest...

Saturday Summits on Four 8,000’ers

As the good Himalayan weather continues, dozens more climbers...

“No Summit is Worth this. I Quit!” — Kangchenjunga; Plus Accident on Makalu

No-O2 climbers struggled today, winds on Everest have delayed...
Climber in red down suit atop Everest with Ukrainian flag

Today’s Everest Summits: a Ukrainian, an 18-Year-Old, a Double Amputee, Dozens More

Another perfect bluebird day atop Everest, another batch of...

‘Queen of Everest’ Lhakpa Sherpa Bags Record 10th Summit

Lhakpa Sherpa, 48, has stepped onto the summit of...

Everest: Injured Local Guide Dies in Hospital

Dipak Mahat, a local climber working with High Five...
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First All-Black Team To Summit Everest Succeeds, Makes History

The nine mountaineers vying to be the first all-Black...

Summit Day on Everest, Makalu, and Kangchenjunga

Summit news started very early today, with news of...
Woman in red down jacket in Base Camp

Summit Night in Nepal: Makalu, Kangchenjunga, Everest

On Makalu and Kangchenjunga, many are now climbing in...

Everest Climbers Hours Away from Summit; More on Kami Rita

As we post this, a line of climbers is...

Season’s First Foreigner Summits Everest in Rare Solitude

Portuguese climber Pedro Queiros patiently waited 12 days between...

Everest: Kami Rita Evacuated With Snowblindness; Summit News Expected

Kami Rita Sherpa, who smashed his own record (again)...
Tents at Everest Camp 2

Everest: Russian Climber Dies in Camp 2

Pavel Kostrikin, a member of Alex Abramov's team, died...

Everest Summits, Nuptse Failure, Dhaulagiri Advance

Three hours ago, Kami Rita Sherpa's rope-fixing team reached...

More Summits on Kangchenjunga, Nuptse Next?

There were indeed no mistakes this time. Mingma G...
Eveerest-Lhotse from a different angl

Summit Push Updates: Dhaulagiri, Kangchenjunga, Everest!

Good weather has led to big summit pushes on...

Nuptse: Summit Push Begins at Last

Finally there's news from Nuptse. Or rather, a tracker...

Nuptse: Controversy Around the ‘Everest Triple Crown’

British guide Tim Mosedale is a regular on Everest....

11 Chinese Summit Everest; More on Annapurna, Other 8,000’ers

Annapurna Yesterday, we conveyed the first impressions of some of...

Everest: Rope Fixers Reach Camp 4 — with Aerial Support

On Everest, the rope-fixing team reached Camp 4 at...

Billi Bierling: “One 8,000’er Per Season Is Old School”

Billi Bierling is a great source of information for...

Spring Himalayan Update: More on Who’s Where, Doing What

Peter Hamor, Marius Gane and Horia Colibasanu arrived yesterday...

Nima Tenji Sherpa Dies in Everest’s Khumbu Icefall

Nima Tenji Sherpa, a climbing guide from Waku, Solukhumbu...

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