Everest

Sergi Mingote

Sergi Mingote Aims to Summit a Record Number of 8000’ers in One Year

Sergi Mingote is back in Nepal, with an ambitious...
Khumbu Icefall 2019. Photo: Ryan Waters

Insider Report: Everest BC to Camp 2 in Great Shape

While the climbing world's attention shifts towards light, no-O2...

Spring Himalaya Update: Off We Go!

In Nepal, commercial expeditions on Everest have set out...

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...
Everest north side

Himalayan Spring Roundup: Everest, Annapurna, Jannu

[caption id="attachment_9812" align="alignnone" width="785"] Everest Base Camp will soon...

Weekend Warm-Up: Interview with Doug Scott

Doug Scott's legendary resumé began in the fells of...
GArbage retrieved from Mount everest during a cleaning campaign in June, 2018

Everest North Side Partly Closed for Spring Cleaning

It is high time, some have said, to clean...

Legends Series: Interview with Tom Hornbein

Tom Hornbein has been interviewed countless times about May...

How Mount Everest Got Its Name

Before the 1865 survey that led to rechristening the...
BIlli Bierling and Elizabeth Hawley

Summits and Lies: Interview with Billi Bierling, Liz Hawley’s Successor

For years, Liz Hawley’s unmistakable sky-blue VW Beetle was...

Everest North Side Goes Green

The thin air on Everest North Side will be...
weather chart position jet stream k2

High-Altitude Forecasting: The Weather Wizards of the Greater Ranges

High-altitude mountaineering has evolved since George Mallory gamely trudged...

Pumori Followup: Interview with Teofil Vlad

Last week, we reported on a new line climbed...
Romanians New Route on Pumori

Romanians Open New Route on Pumori

Pumori is a popular spot for Everest Base Camp...
ladies of thin air

Updated: The Women of Thin Air

Luo Jing Update, October 25 A day after Luo Jing...
Alex Txikon winter Everest

Alex Txikon: Winter K2 is only an option – and not my first

Alex Txikon has changed his misty Basque Country homeland...

Luo Jing Becomes First Chinese Woman to Climb all 14×8000’ers

Update: October 5, 2018, Spanish news website Desnivel reports...

Lhotse Update: Morrison and Nelson Ski the Dream Line

Everest guide Adrian Ballinger has confirmed on social media...

Will the Dream Line Finally be Skied?

American ski mountaineers Hilaree Nelson and Jim Morrison are...

Himalayan trekking company fined in fake permit scam

In another embarrassing incident for Nepal’s beleaguered tourism industry,...

Touching Everest is my dream!

Touching Everest is my dream! You don't need to get...

Marin Minamiya: Japan’s youngest adventurer – and ExWeb’s newest ambassador

In 2016, Marin Minamiya became the youngest Japanese person...

Can the Explorer’s Grand Slam Be Saved?

The sport of tennis has various flavours of Grand...

Lhakpa Sherpa: Queen of Everest

[caption id="attachment_6393" align="aligncenter" width="1080"] Lhakpa Sherpa on Mount Everest....

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