Himalaya

Everest: Csaba Varga Climbing Without O2

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

China Closed to Climbers but Open to Railways

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

Everest: Ice Fall Doctors Begin Work as Winter Officially Ends in Nepal

Crowds will be less on Everest this year --...

Buried Nuclear Devices Caused India Flood, Villagers Say

Earlier this month, huge floods in Uttarakhand, India led...

Manaslu and Laila Peak Summit Tries Aborted

Both Alex Txikon's team on Manaslu and the Polish...

Everest 2021: Where Things Stand Now

Although the winter season continues on Manaslu, spring is...

Nine Dead, 170 Missing as Glacier Dam Bursts in Northern India

At least nine people have died and over 130...

Top Expeditions 1970-2020, #1: Messner Solos Everest

Beyond the intrinsic value of the activity itself, adventure...

Top Expeditions 1970-2020, #7: Annapurna South Face

On 8,000m peaks, the ultimate goal is to reach...

K2 Expedition Hits Winter; Small Teams to Shimshal, Langtang

John Snorri and the Sadparas are already experiencing the...

Peter van Geit: 5,000km Through the Indian Himalaya

Peter van Geit spent three months during the initial...

Ama Dablam 2020: Climbing in an Empty Khumbu

Surreal. Wonderful. Those are the words chosen by Garrett...

Legendary Scottish Climber Hamish MacInnes Dies

Scotland’s greatest climber, Hamish MacInnes, has died at the...

Interview with Reinhold Messner

As I dial the number, I draw a sharp...

More Ama Dablam Summits

Again, summits are piling up, as climbers head up...

Skiing Nepal and Pakistan: A New Winter Trend?

At least two expeditions are preparing to carve new...

Summit Day on Ama Dablam

For the few who have been lucky enough to...

Pandemic Helps Ladakh’s Snow Leopards

  In the last few years, Ladakh has been in...

Nepal’s Highway to Everest: Good or Bad?

"Nepal Building a Highway to Everest". The headline that...

Teams Progress on Ama Dablam

Lakpa Dendi Sherpa and Gesman Tamang from Seven Summit...

The New Alpinism: Sani Pakush

The old days when 8,000m was a reliable yardstick...

Nepalis Summit Baruntse!

It's almost hard to believe during this somber year,...

Manaslu Summited

The Bahraini expedition reached the summit of Manaslu at...

Nepal Changes Its Mind Again

Just hours after Nepal announced that as of October...

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