Karakorum

Summit Push on Muchu Chhish

The good weather forecast has triggered movement all across...

Gasherbrum II: A Climber’s Guide

At 8,034m, Gasherbrum II is the world's 13th highest...
Diran, a snowy pyramid

The French Trio Climbed Diran’s North Ridge Alpine Style, But No Skis

Patrick Wagnon, Yannick Graziani, and Helias Millerioux contacted ExplorersWeb...

G2 Summit Push, Wind on K2, BP Climbers Setting Off Tonight

Despite unstable weather, summit pushes have begun on Gasherbrum...

Broad Peak Summit Push About to Begin

All teams currently on Broad Peak held a meeting...

Summit Bids Soon on Broad Peak; Plus K2, G1, Nanga News

On Broad Peak, a thrilling message has started to...

Two French Ski Teams Summit Gasherbrum II and Diran Peak

One French ski team summited the first 8,000m peak...

“Stiff, Absent”: Simon Messner Speaks Out About his Father, Reinhold

Although it gives you certain advantages, it's rarely fun...
K2 Base Camp

K2 and Broad Peak: the Climbers We Know About

A significant number of climbers have overcome COVID fears...
Buddhist "puja" ceremony at K2 Base Camp

K2: Sherpas Reach Camp 3

Today marked the first time that climbers have reached...

Gasherbrums and Nanga Parbat: Who’s Where, Right Now

This season, the uncrowded Gasherbrums should feature some good...

Muchu Chhish and the Prominence Debate

A Czech team attempting unclimbed Muchu Chhish has drawn...

Pakistan 8,000’ers: On the Move at Last

After some slow days because of bad weather in...

Edu Marin to Free Climb Eternal Flame on Trango Tower

Former competitive rock climber Edu Marin, 35, is off...

Muchu Chhish — Czechs Back for the Highest Unclimbed Peak

A five-member Czech team is approaching the wild Batura...

Pakistan Alpine Style: The Return of the Real Mountaineers

This season may bring back good memories of old...

K2’s Abruzzi Route: What’s Going On, What May Lie Ahead

Under the leadership of Mirza Ali and Karakorum Expeditions,...

Gasherbrum I: A Climber’s Guide

  Spanish climber and 14x8,000m summiter Ferran Latorre describes the...

No Go on Biarchedi I

The relentless bad weather in the Karakorum has spelled...

A 12-Year-Old Girl Will Try to Climb Broad Peak

A local Pakistani girl aims to become the youngest...

Pakistan: Camp 1 on Gasherbrum I

Climbers have reached Base Camp by the Gasherbrums, and...

Pakistan: Summit Push on Biarchedi I

K2 teams are approaching Base Camp and bad weather...

All-Nepali K2 Expedition Arrives in Pakistan

Two weeks ago, Pakistan relaxed its ban against Nepali...

Sajid Sadpara on his Return to K2 and What Happened Up There

Last week, we wrote how a number of climbers...

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