Karakorum

Does it Make Sense to Extend the Karakorum Season?

Summer hopes are fading for Pakistan's tourism industry. The...

Everest Back to New Normal: Deserted

The Chinese surveyors who summited Everest last Wednesday made...

Fees and Paperwork for a Karakorum Trek

If you've ever dreamed of trekking to K2 Base...

Grim Forecast for Himalaya, Karakorum

While operators cling to a shred of optimism, the...

Where Did the Name K2 Come From?

In 1856, the Maharaja Gulab Singh ruled the Princely...

No-Season Update: Cleaning Everest, Training Indoors

Nepal Mountaineering Association's President Santa Bir Lama has urged...

The Diehards on Everest and Batura Sar

So it's over for this winter on the Karakorum...

Urubko: What Happened on Broad Peak, and Why He’s Retiring

The current winter season in the Karakorum has ended...

Urubko Back in Base Camp After Surviving Avalanche

"Denis is back in Base Camp -- alive!" So...

Urubko Changes His Mind, Makes for Broad Peak Summit NOW

Denis Urubko just couldn't wait for the wide weather...

Broad Peak: Urubko Goes It Alone

Laid low by pneumonia, an ailing Don Bowie flew...

Broad Peak, Everest Climbers Back in BC

It has been a perfect summit day in the...

Broad Peak: Another Setback for Urubko, Bowie

Denis Urubko and Don Bowie are safe in camp...

Mingma G Aborts Winter K2

It's over for Mingma G's team on their winter...

Weather Clears on Broad Peak, Urubko on the Move

A sudden improvement in the weather was all that...

Breaking: Broad Peak Push aborted

Denis Urubko and his two teammates have retreated on...

Broad Peak: Urubko Reaches 7,000m

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

Broad Peak: Urubko and Bowie Aim to Summit on Saturday

After two days of worrisome silence, Denis Urubko and...

Mingma G: No O2 on Winter K2

Mingma G's international team arrived in Pakistan yesterday on...

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

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

Exclusive Interview: Nirmal Purja

Nirmal Purja, or Nims for short, needs little introduction...

Japanese Duo Scorches New Line on Rakaposhi

Kenro Nakajima and Kazuya Hiraide won the coveted Piolet...

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