Himalaya

the forue people stand smiling in front of the camera, in a foggy day, with khata scarves around their necks.

Manaslu: Harila and Team Safely Down

Kristine Harila, Pasadawa Sherpa and Dawa Ongchu made it...
tents in tidy lines on fresh snow.

Manaslu: A Risky Push, a Rescue, and Big Questions Ahead

Today's summiters have safely reached Camp 3. They will...
burning building in the dark

Three Dead in Fire at Nirmal Purja’s Elite Exped Office in Kathmandu

A  major fire last night destroyed a building in...
line of climbers trudge in a lin through deep snow, during a snowfall

Manaslu Crowds Move Higher Through Heavy Snow

A summit push is imminent on Manaslu's normal route...

Nirmal Purja Injured in Paragliding Accident at Manaslu Base Camp

Elite Exped leader Nirmal Purja has suffered minor back...
Close shot of Adam Bielecki with yellow helmet and ski goggles lowered down his chin.

Adam Bielecki, National Polish Team Target New Routes in Garhwal Himalaya

Polish members of the country's National Himalayan Team are...
Jannu North Face and Jannu East.

Spanish Team to Attempt First Ascent of Jannu East

Jannu East (7,468m) is one of the most coveted...
View of snowy white Jitchu Drake

Jitchu Drake, Bhutan’s Most Interesting Mountain

Though a small country, Bhutan claims 21 peaks higher...
Lines of yellow tents spread on rocky morrain terrains at Manaslu base Camp - a sea of clouds covering the valley below.

Manaslu: Record Crowds on the Way

Manaslu climbers have flocked to Kathmandu and are currently...
one of the missing climbers

Two Mountaineers Missing on 6,900m Peak in Northern India

Two Indian climbers, Tapi Mra and Niku Dao, have...
Climbers head towards the sun on a snowy ridge.

Manaslu: Crowds Come For the Chance of a True Summit, But How Many Will Actually Get There?

Manaslu is going to attract hundreds of climbers this...
Van Geit in front of his tent in a grassy field

Fast-Hiking 1,000Km Across the Indian Himalaya

In mid-August, Peter Van Geit sets out across the...

Beyond Oxygen: What it Means to Have A Sherpa At Your Side

Yes, there is a clear distinction between climbing an...

12 Women Complete 4,500km Trans-Himalayan Expedition

In mid-March, 12 women left on a five-month, 4,500km...

Nanga Parbat: Gelje Sherpa to the Rescue

Gelje Sherpa is currently on a helicopter from Skardu...

Changabang’s West Face: The Kiwis’ Summit Report

The Pakistan season is heating up, but we didn't...
A snowy peak backed by clouds

An Alpine-Style Ascent of Dolma Kang, and a Mystery Solved

On May 4, 2022, Spanish climbers Tomeu Rubi and...

Interview with Horia Colibasanu on Kangchenjunga No-O2

Horia Colibasanu stood on the summit of Kangchenjunga at...

AAC Grantees Promise an Exciting Summer of Elite Alpinism

Recipients of the American Alpine Club's annual Cutting Edge...

Paul Ramsden’s ‘Ghost Line’ on the Unclimbed Jugal Spire

There is another Himalaya, silent and wild, close and...

Are Some Kangchenjunga Climbers Starting From Camp 2?

Update: Mingma G has managed to clarify this situation...

Kiwi Climbers Repeat Boardman & Tasker’s ‘Shining Mountain’

It has taken 46 years and over 20 attempts...

Buddhist Monk Makes First Ascent of Saula (6,235m) Near Manaslu

Japanese alpinist and Buddhist monk Daijo Saito announced today...

Nuptse: Controversy Around the ‘Everest Triple Crown’

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

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