Himalaya

Climbers Start Up Gangapurna and Trango

The Polish team has started its climb up Trango's...

Ripple Effects of Ukraine: An Uncertain Himalayan Spring, No More Elbrus

Horia Colibasanu, Peter Hamor, and Marius Gane don't worry...

Himalaya Spring 2022: How the Ukraine Invasion Is Affecting Everest

As Nepal's spring climbing season approaches, the war in...

Gangapurna and Trango Towers Expeditions Begin

This winter's climbing in the Himalaya and the Karakoram...

Gurans Himal: Stories From the Far Western Himalaya

In the far northwest of Nepal lies a little-known...

Jonatan Garcia and Topo Mena Head for Gangapurna

Jonatan Garcia of Spain and Topo Mena of Ecuador...
South Col Glacier ice core (8220 m) (red arrow) and Balcony AWS (8430 m) locations (yellow arrow) with South Col camp in the foreground - looking North. The South Col AWS is 500 m South of the camp (outside this picture). Picture by Mariusz Potocki.

Everest’s Highest Glacier Loses 2,000 Years of Ice in 25 Years

Climate scientists have published a groundbreaking study on the...

Through the Unknown to the Impossible: Lhotse Middle

At 8,516m, Lhotse is the fourth highest mountain on...
The Trans Bhutan Trail passes by 400 cultural and historic sites, including the Tigers Nest Monastery, shown here. Photo: Seema Jakkarin

60 Years on, Bhutan Will Reopen 430km ‘Footpath of Warrior Monks’

In March of 2022, Bhutan will restart its historic...

The Dog That Climbed 7,100m in the Himalaya, and Other Four-Legged Mascots

Oswald Rodrigo Pereira has returned to Manaslu Base Camp...

Into The Wild: Gaurishankar

For a time in the 19th century, 7,134m Gaurishankar...

Gelye Confirms: Cho Oyu From Nepal is a Go

After weeks of uncertainty, Gelje Sherpa has confirmed that...
baruntse

Top 10 Expeditions of 2021, #4: Baruntse

For Marek Holecek and Radoslav Groh, it only took...

Top 10 Expeditions of 2021: #7: Sharaghrar

Over the last 12 months, ExplorersWeb has documented incredible...

Winter Pakistan: Gottler and Barmasse to Attempt Nanga Parbat’s Rupal Face

Finally, there's news about the team heading for 8,126m...
everest house

Historic George Everest House Reopens as Map Museum in India

The world's tallest peak has always commanded human reverence....

The Lone Wolves of Makalu

A history of remarkable solo climbs on one of...

Newcomers’ Guide: The Yeti

The Yeti, it seems, has shown its elusive head,...

High Risk For High Reward: Nepali Outfitters Seek to Open Cho Oyu’s South Side

Nirmal Purja intends to lead a commercial expedition to...

Annapurna III – Interview with Mikhail Fomin: “It’s About Patience”

Two weeks ago, Ukrainians Viacheslav Polezhaiko, Nikita Balabanov, and...

Mountains Climbed Just Once, or Not At All

Far from the murmur of people and the glow...

Exclusive: Zdenek Hak on his Climb of Ama Dablam’s West Face

On his way home from Nepal, Zdenek Hak found...

The Czech Ascent of Ama Dablam’s West Face: Pioneer Chris Warner Speaks

Until recently, it has been a rather dull season...

Massive Avalanche Strikes Mustang Area in Nepal

Avalanches in the Himalaya are not uncommon, but the...

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