Himalaya

Stranded in Nepal’s Lockdown

Nepal's lockdown, imposed a few days ago, has stranded...

Trekking Etiquette, a Virus Victim and Chinese on Everest

While much of the world is in lockdown, Peter...

Himalaya: Climbers, Sherpas Grapple With Closure

Denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. Those are the five stages...

Nepal Closes All Mountains, Including Everest

Nepal has joined China in suspending all Himalayan climbing...

Nepal Restricts Visitors From Coronavirus Hotspots

Moving to restrict the spread of COVID-19 within its...

Weekend Warm-Up: Jagrlama

In the tiny village of Mulbekh, Ladakh, a young...

Txikon: Life at Camp 1 on Everest

“We’re already in the sleeping bag, trying to fit...

Everest: New Sherpa Team Makes Surprise Entrance

Nearly a month after reaching Base Camp and with...

Will Broad Peak, Everest See Summits Before the End of Winter?

Alex Txikon is back in Base Camp after a...

Luke Smithwick on Skiing 500 Lines in the Himalaya

Luke Smithwick completed his 71st Himalayan expedition in 2019,...

Broad Peak: Urubko Reaches 7,000m

In a brief report today, Urubko cited "very hard...

Winter 8,000m Update: Urubko and Bowie Push Up Broad Peak

Don Bowie has just posted a picture where, for...

Jost Kobusch Picks West Ridge for Everest Winter Solo

The West Ridge it shall be!  An ingenious route...

Top 10 Expeditions of 2019: #2: Denis Urubko, Again

At the end of every year, regular as Christmas...

Top 10 Expeditions of 2019: #3: Chamlang

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

Top 10 Expeditions of 2019: #4: Nirmal Purja

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

Top 10 Expeditions of 2019: #6: Bhagirathi IV

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

Top 10 Expeditions of 2019: #9: Rakaposhi

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

Updated: Jost Kobush: Everest for Christmas?

Jost Kobush is speeding toward Everest Base Camp and...

Nirmal Purja and the Giant Flag on Ama Dablam

In the last seven months, Nirmal Purja copped headlines...

Neither Toothache Nor Wind Stalls Purja’s Push

Shishapangma is not making things easy for Nirmal Purja....

Peter Van Geit: Ultrarunning Across the Himalaya

Ultrarunner Peter Van Geit has just spent the entire...

One Killed, Another Rescued on Possibly Illegal Climb

Felipe Valverde, 44, of Spain was killed yesterday while...

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