Himalaya

The climbers and representatives of the Mount Everest Foundation in Kathmandu.

Nepalese Guides to Attempt a First Ascent in Western Nepal

After they finished guiding on Everest, Vinayak Jalla Malla,...
Trekkers heading for a wide snowy col

Blizzard Kills Nine Indian Trekkers in Garhwal Himalaya

Bad weather trapped a group of 22 trekkers last...
nanda devi peak

Three Elite Alpinists Ready to Start Up Remote, Difficult Nanda Devi East

Manu Pellisier of France, Marko Prezelj of Slovenia, and...
Nirmal Purja on the summit of Lhotse, Everest behind him

NYT Article Alleges Nirmal Purja Sexually Assaulted Fellow Climbers

Two women have gone on the record to accuse...
The Stane Belak-Strauf Memorial Route.

Classic Climbs: The Northwest Face of Ama Dablam, 1996

For many, 6,814m Ama Dablam is one of the...
A climber on a vertical ice gully, Lakes in background

New Himalayan Alpine-Style Route by Dubouloz and Welfringer

Charles Dubouloz and Simon Welfringer describe themselves as dreamers...
Dudh Pokhari lake near Gokyo.

Beyond Everest, Part II: Gokyo Ri and Renjo La

Nepal’s Solukhumbu isn't all crowds and helicopters. Away from...
Nanda Devi, Indian Himalaya

Top Team to Attempt New Route on Nanda Devi East

Manu Pellissier of France, Marko Prezelj of Slovenia, and...
Hiking toward Cho Oyu.

Beyond Everest: Hiking the Himalaya

You might be forgiven for thinking that Everest and...
Climbers seem tiny as they progress up the snowy ridge.

Korean-Nepalese Team Summit Jugal I

Led by Lakpa Dendi Sherpa and 14x8,000m climber Um...
One of the US duo ascending Tengkangpoche this month.

Two Americans Climb New Route on Tengkangpoche

On April 23, Patrick Johnson and Patrick Gephart of...
Left to right, Um Hong-Gil, Dawa Yangzum, and Lakpa Dendi.

Strong Korean-Nepalese Team Heads for Unclimbed Jugal I and II

Renowned climber Um Hong-gil of South Korea is back...
Marek Holecek, left, and Matej Bernat arm in arm at Sura Peak base camp.

Weekend Warm-Up: Sarcasm, Humor, and the First Ascent of Sura Peak

The trouble on Sura Peak, at first, was that...
Two runners on a trail with huge mountains in background.

The Great Himal Race: 1,700 km From Tibet to India

The Great Himalayan Trail is a monster trek, the...
The Everest ER field hospital at Everest Base Camp.

Everest Emergency Clinic Prepares for the Season

Every season since 2003, there is a team at...
The Himalayan unclimbed peaks under the sun.

South Korean Pair Target Two New Khumbu Routes

Ahn Chi-young and Woo Seok-ju of South Korea will...
Jugal Himal.

Solo Climber Heads for Newly Opened Jugal 3

Nepal's Department of Tourism of Nepal has published an...
A copy of the book on a rock surface.

Review: ‘Alpine Rising,’ by Bernadette McDonald

In her new book, author Bernadette McDonald has focused...
Climbers seen from behind, walking with their climbing gear on a trail.

Just Out: First-Ever Guidebook to Rock Climbing in Nepal. And It’s Free

Below the giant peaks of the Himalaya, the valleys...

Everest Season About to Begin: Here’s What We Know

The Icefall Doctors left Namche Bazaar today for Everest....
Himalaya.

A Complicated Route: How One Man Hiked 2,600km from India to Nepal

Laurent Berthod spent 95 days hiking from Leh in...
a climber with sunglasses, mountain clothes and a Jordan's flag.

Fake Summit Photo Fever Reaches Mera Peak

Faking a summit picture on an 8,000'er is bad...
Mount Kailash at dawn, showing its south face

Mountain Flights to Kailash Are Not Quite What They Seem

Tibet's impressive Mount Kailash is a sacred place and...
the climber on a vertical ice section.

Winter Climbing Areas, Part II: Nepal with Vinayak Malla

Besides hosting the highest mountains in the world, Nepal...

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