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Avalanche Hits Italian Expedition in the Hindu Kush

An avalanche has struck an Italian expedition in Pakistan's...

Everest May Actually Be Safer Than Ever

Chaos. Carnage. Walking over dead bodies. Corruption. Egos. We've...

Weekend Warm-up: Steve House Teaches Alpine Judgment

In the mountains, fitness is important, but wisdom is...

Eight Dead Near Nanda Devi

The seven men and one woman missing on an...

Big Ice: Lautaro #1 – Donkeying Loads

"Lautaro 2019" is an expedition that took place in...

Crowds and Solitude on Kangchenjunga

Earlier this spring, 58 people reportedly summited Kangchenjunga. (Some...

Holecek & Hak: The Inside Story of Their New Route on Chamlang

In a season with plenty of bad news and...

Eight Climbers Missing near Nanda Devi East

Eight climbers led by experienced British Mountain Guide Martin...

Summing Up the Himalayan Season

This spring's Himalayan season has put mountaineering back on...

ExWeb’s Links of the Week

Here at ExWeb, when we're not in the outdoors,...

Traffic Jams on Everest: Ethical or Not?

Elia Saikaly, one of the hundreds of clients on...

The Quiet Himalaya: A New Route on Chamlang

While Everest snags the headlines, the most remarkable climb...

Spring Himalaya, Updated: More Highlights, More Deaths

Despite a continual stream of summits on Everest and...

Winds Foil New Route Attempt on Dhaulagiri

Poor weather has forced the experienced team of Horia...

First Summit of 2019 on Nuptse

Tim Mosedale and Dorjee Gyalgen Sherpa are the first...
Walking in the dark on Everest. Image by Seven Summit treks

Why So Many Deaths in the Himalaya This Year?

Eleven people have died so far on six 8000'ers...

Bielecki and Berg Call Off Annapurna

Looking up at Langtang Lirung from their isolated Base...

Weekend Warm-Up: Everest in Virtual Reality

Last year, Jon Griffith of the UK and Sherpa...

Deaths on Makalu, Everest, Lhotse and Kangchenjunga

During the busy last few days on the 8000'ers,...

Irish Climber Missing on Everest

Seamus Lawless, 39, of Ireland is missing at approximately 8,300m...

Chilean Climber Missing on Kangchenjunga

A Chilean climber is currently missing near the summit...

Two Dead on Kangchenjunga

Two Indian climbers have died on Kangchenjunga (8,586m), the...

Rescue on Kangchenjunga Fails

One day after Sherpa climbers opened the route on...

No Go for Bielecki and Berg on Langtang Lirung: “We chose safety”

Between ambition and safety, ambition may take you further,...

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