K2

K2: Small Setback for Purja, Sherpas Continue Toward C4

Nirmal Purja and Mingma G are back in Base...

Ropes “All Set” on Lower K2 — Summit Push Next?

Finally, there's (great) news from Mingma G: "Today, we...

K2: Everyone’s Now at Base Camp

The Seven Summit Treks' caravan reached Base Camp around...

K2: Purja, Mingma G Reach Camp 2

Climbers on K2 are hurrying to fix the route...

K2: Purja Sprints Toward Camp 4

Nirmal Purja has wasted no time lounging around K2...

Purja & Co. Reach K2 Base Camp

Yesterday evening, Nirmal Purja and his group reached Base...

K2: Big Teams Spend Christmas Trekking Toward Base Camp

The action doesn't stop for Christmas in the Karakorum....

Mingma Reaches K2’s House Chimney; Purja, Others Begin Trek to Base Camp

The first days of winter have seen relatively good...

Top Expeditions 1970-2020, #10: Bargiel Skis K2

Every year around this time, ExplorersWeb usually offers its...

Alex Gavan and Tamara Lunger Reveal Their K2 Strategy

  As individuals, Alex Gavan and Tamara Lunger are two...

K2 Crowds Arrive in Pakistan; Nepali Duo off to Manaslu

On this first day of winter, dozens of climbers...

More on Colin O’Brady and the K2 Rumor Mill

The game of secrecy, the calculated dissemination of teasers,...

Breaking: Purja to Guide Colin O’Brady on K2?

It isn't enough that a 19-year-old woman with minimal...

K2 Gong Show Continues

“The commercialization of alpinism consists of selling extraordinary first...

Are We Heading for Disaster on Winter K2?

Is climbing history in the making or another Into...

K2: Wind Drives Climbers Back to Base Camp

Today, -30ºC and knifing winds forced John Snorri's team...

Progress on K2, First Ascent in Langtang

John Snorri, Ali Sadpara and Sajid Sadpara have a...

First Team Arrives at K2 Base Camp

John Snorri, Ali Sadpara, and Sajid Sadpara reached K2...

K2 Expedition Hits Winter; Small Teams to Shimshal, Langtang

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

Snorri On his Way to K2 BC, More on Manaslu

Expectations are growing about the upcoming winter season in...

Winter K2 Underway: John Snorri in Pakistan

On Sunday, John Snorri flew to Islamabad to begin...

Updates: K2, Ama Dablam, Patagonia

Following Garrett Madison's success, another foreign team is heading...

Winter K2: From Savage to Crowded?

While the prospect of a winter K2 expedition was...

Interview with Reinhold Messner

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

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