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Everest Summits, Dhaulagiri Evacuations, and More

The first wave of Everest summits occurred today without...

A “Chinese Wall” on the Summit of Everest — What is it About?

Mountains marking the borders between two countries may unite...

Dhaulagiri: Summit Push Aborted, COVID Rampaging, Tension in BC

These days, we should be reporting on a summit...

Everest: Mingma G Begins Fast, No-O2 Summit Push

Mingma Gyange, aka Mingma G, is unstoppable this year....

Dhaulagiri: Climbers Near Camp 2, Lavaud Tests Positive for COVID

Early today, a small group of climbers set off...

Everest and Dhaulagiri Dilemma: Get Up or Get Out?

Teams at Everest and Dhaulagiri are currently focused on...

COVID Spreads on Dhaulagiri and the Khumbu, Nepal Closed

The pandemic has roared back into Nepal, both in...
Standing people outside the medical tent at Everest Base Camp

COVID Clock Ticking Against Everest Climbers

It seems likely that COVID, not the monsoon, will...

COVID at Everest Base Camp: A Doctor Speaks

How did COVID get to Everest Base Camp? Should...
Sherpa climbers near the summit of Everest

Everest: Sherpas Already Near the Summit

Everyone in Everest Base Camp keeps quiet about the...

COVID Out of Control at Everest Base Camp

COVID cases in Everest Base Camp are multiplying, but...

Virus Reaches Antarctica

Until yesterday, Antarctica was the only continent on earth...

Updates: K2, Ama Dablam, Patagonia

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

COVID-19 and Mountain Sports

Mountaineering researchers from Scotland, France, Canada and Germany have...

Teams Head to Khumbu Despite Closure Rumors

Teams are currently heading to Ama Dablam and nearby...

Nepal Changes Its Mind Again

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

Interview with Felix Berg about Shimshal First Ascents and More, Part I

Just when it seemed that no foreign expeditions would...

Himalayan News: Second Summit in Shimshal, Nepal Closes Again

Three days was all Felix Berg and his SummitClimb...

Updated: Two Teams in Pakistan, but Hope Fades for Nepal Action

As September approaches, COVID-19 cases continue to increase in...

Everest is Open, But Will Anyone Show Up?

With international flights scheduled to begin on August 17,...

Man Sails 86 Days Across the Atlantic to Reunite with Father, 90

What do you do when you’re prohibited from international...

Open, Opening or Closed: Adventure Destinations in the Summer of COVID

Countries around the globe are at very different stages...

COVID-19 Breakthrough with Mountain Sickness Drug

Dexamethasone, the steroid commonly used to prevent acute mountain...

Expeditions Update: Underway, Still Delayed or Canceled?

As restrictions around the world ease, a few expeditions...

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