Everest

Yasuo Kato, a Samurai on Everest: Winter 1982

From its first ascent in 1953 to the end...
Adrian Ballinger on Everest

Will Everest from Tibet Open in Spring? An Outfitter Makes the Case for the North Side

On January 8, China lifted its COVID restrictions, suggesting...
Climbers facing snowy Manaslu in a sunny day.

For Some, Txikon’s Manaslu ‘First’ Claim Detracts From Excellent Climb

Basque climber Alex Txikon and Nepalis Chhepal Sherpa, Tenjen...
Goettler in yellow down suit and air-filtering mask on Everest summit, dark-blue sky above him.

David Goettler: From No-O2 Everest to an Alpine-Style Winter 8,000’er

David Goettler is currently in Nepal, preparing to tackle...
Everest Base Camp from the air

Will Everest Base Camp Move Next Spring?

Four months before the Everest season, authorities are trying...
climbers on a snow ridge in the morning mist.

Will China Open For Climbing in 2023? It’s Not Certain

Shishapangma and Cho Oyu have become a thorn for...
side portrait of Jost Kobusch

Jost Kobusch: No Everest This Winter

Jost Kobusch has been quiet lately on social media....
Kobusch with helmet and an air-warming mask on a snowy ridge, surrounded by clouds.

Jost Kobusch Back in Nepal

A series of regular events mark the approach of...
Dhaulagiri in a bright day as seen from the pass, half snow, half morrain terrain, with some prayer flags.

One Dead, 8 Missing as Nepal Passes Turn Deadly Even For Trekkers

The monsoon refuses to recede and is increasing risk...
sledding a climber with an injured knee down a snow slope

Weekend Warm-Up: Everest in the Good Old Days

There's a precious moment about halfway through the 1991...
DC Sherpa smiles , his face weather by exposure to altitude, a snowy camp in background.

Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, Everest: It’s Over Everywhere

A full retreat took place after more avalanches swept...
Manaslu.

Manaslu Avalanche Update; Plus, Hilaree Nelson Cremated Today

As we reported this morning, a huge avalanche hit...
Manaslu Base Camp as the avalanche front rolls in

Avalanches Strike Manaslu and Dhaulagiri; At Least One Dead

This morning at about 9:40 am local time, a...
Andrzej Bargiel portrait in Everest Base Camp with backpack

More Manaslu Summits; Bargiel Set to Go Again On Everest

This morning, several clients and their Sherpas summited Manaslu,...
Andzej Bargiel progresses on a snow covered Lhotse face: a tiny figure on a pristine, huge mountain face under bluebird sky. .

High Winds Stall Everest Summit Push

The wind has halted Andzej Bargiel's attempt to climb...
Bargiel speaks to the camera, in warm jacket, helmet and headlamp, when is still dark.,

Everest: Andrzej Bargiel Starts Summit Push

Andrzej Bargiel and his team left Base Camp at...
Close shot of Bargiel with Red Bull helmet and black jacket

Everest: Bargiel Ready to Go For the Summit

Andrzej Bargiel reached nearly 8,000m on his latest acclimatization...
Four skiers look towards an unseen summit, with full mountaineering gear and skis strapped to their backpacks.

Skiers Target Full Descents of Dhaulagiri, Everest, Manaslu

Several teams are attempting to ski down three 8,000m...
Bargiel holds a pole with two flags: the white and red Polish flag and the yellow-blue Ukrainian one. Behind him is Everest's West Shoulder and Nuptse's flank.

Everest: Andrzej Bargiel Courts Trouble, Unfurls Ukrainian Flag in Base Camp

The Ukrainian flag has become a source of trouble...
queen elizabeth ii mt. everest

Remembering Queen Elizabeth’s Indelible Mark On Mt. Everest

May 29, 1953: Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary...
A tiny figure with skis in the backpack progress in a maze of ice chunks.

Everest & Manaslu: Rope Fixers Speeding Along

The way to Camp 2 is fixed on Everest,...
A clients clad in down suit plays a keyboard brought and held by Sherpas to the summit of Everest

Everest Authorities Not Pleased With Summit Piano Player and Ukrainian Flag Bearer

Nineteen-year-old Juan Diego Martinez Alvarez of Mexico paid $350,000...
Group selfie, with climbers, filming crew and sirdar greeting and showing thumbs up.

Bargiel on Everest: Sherpas Begin Fixing Khumbu Icefall

After a night in Lobuche and a hike up...
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...

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