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Everest: David Goettler and Alex Txikon Join the No-O2 Elite

How will the crowds and the new rules about...
Many tents at Everest Base Camp

The COVID Situation at Everest Base Camp

It remains unclear whether COVID-19 has managed to sneak...
Mount Everest summit crowd in 2019

Everest Rule Change: First Permits Get First Crack at Summit?

A last-minute rule change may throw the Everest season...

Could 2021 See Another Everest Traffic Jam?

The number of climbers in Everest Base Camp totaled...

Everest: Avalanche Blocking the Khumbu Icefall? COVID in Base Camp

UPDATE, April 21: It seems that the route through...

Everest 2021 Numbers May Approach 2019

If Everest climbers top 300, as they did in...

Everest Technology: Safety or Something Else?

SpO2 monitors, live ECG readouts, hypoxic tents: Just how...

Colin O’Brady to Try Everest-Lhotse “Traverse” Without O2

Traverse or double-header, doing either Everest or Lhotse without...

Everest Climbers Now Number 160, Progress on Annapurna

Everest numbers continue to mount. Meanwhile, Annapurna is first...

George Mallory Statue: Good Idea or No?

The year 2024 marks 100 years since British climbers...

Everest: Number of Climbers Now Up to 105, Including More No-O2

Plus: Nuptse's surprising popularity, two climbers aim for lonely...

Everest: A Climber’s Guide

A personal account of a climb up Mount Everest:...

Himalayan Update: Annapurna Caution, Nepal Smoke, Everest Icefall Fixed

As wildfires turn normally crystal clear Himalayan skies grey,...

Helicopters in the Himalaya, Part 2

Besides creating a nonstop drone, helicopters are also commonly...

Our Crowded Himalayan Skies: An Open Debate on Helicopters

Every May, 50 helicopters a day buzz over Everest...

Nepal Eases Quarantine Rules, Climbers Prep for Everest, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri

For 8,000m hopefuls, the climbing starts soon; for trekkers,...

Billi Bierling on the No-O2 Debate and Manaslu

The trekkers have not returned to an unusually quiet...

Former 16-Year-Old Everest Summiter Returns For No-O2 Ascent

Already a record-setter at age 16, Arjun Vajpai has...

Another Team Bound for Dhaulagiri’s Unclimbed NW Ridge

The 4,500m base-to-summit ascent is one of the biggest...

Nepal Probes Everest Climbers’ Vaccine Gift

Bureaucracy or caution? Investigation launched over Bahraini vaccines Too good...

Everest: Csaba Varga Climbing Without O2

But why aren't more trying without bottled oxygen this...

Himalaya: Everest, Dhaulagiri, and Vaccines

The first climbers have finished their quarantine in Kathmandu...

China Closed to Climbers but Open to Railways

A growing closeness between China and Nepal will culminate...

Nepal’s Perplexing New Everest Rules

Nepal's Department of Tourism has issued a set of...

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