Mountaineering

Poles Head to Trango’s Nameless Tower

Janusz Golab, Maciej Kimel, and Michal Krol have arrived...

Winter Cho Oyu: “This Is Not Over Yet”

Both teams on Cho Oyu's south side have safely...

Winter K2 Team in Camp 3; Heading for Camp 4 Tomorrow

Unlike on Cho Oyu, pounded by snowfall and strong...

Winter Cho Oyu: Sherpas Retreat

The two Nepali teams on Cho Oyu's south side...

Updated: Gelye & Team Heading for Cho Oyu Summit

Gelje Sherpa's support team in Kathmandu confirms that the...

Exclusive Interview with Denis Urubko, Part 2: Brutally Honest

“Many of my stories are not polite...but I am...

Summit Pushes on K2 and Cho Oyu In Dire Conditions

Gelje Sherpa's team on Cho Oyu and Grace Tseng's...

Alina Kosovska Completes First Winter Traverse of 400Km Transcarpathian Route, Alone

On February 14, Alina Kosovska completed the first winter...

Exclusive Interview: Denis Urubko on Nims, O2, and the Rules of Winter

In a wide-ranging conversation last weekend, Denis Urubko gave...

Shedding Light on the Two Nepali Routes on Cho Oyu

The two Nepali teams currently attempting to open a...

Jonatan Garcia and Topo Mena Head for Gangapurna

Jonatan Garcia of Spain and Topo Mena of Ecuador...

Cho Oyu: Ready For The Final Assault

There will be no more rotations on Cho Oyu....

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

K2 and Cho Oyu: Sherpas Advance Despite Strong Winds

Sherpas on K2 have managed to set up a...

Pesce’s Body To Remain on Cerro Torre

Late last month, an avalanche of ice and stones...
Winter aerial view of the epicentre of the Tunguska event in Siberia, Russia. Photo: Tungussky Nature Reserve

Divers to Explore Possible Crater of Siberia’s Famous Tunguska Meteor

A quartet of geophysicists and hydrobiologists has obtained a...
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This Week in Patagonia: New Adventure Routes and a Big Enchainment

The wire from Patagonia is crackling with climbing news...

Sherpas Reach Camp 1 on Cho Oyu; Weather Thwarts Kobusch Again

On K2, Grace Tseng is expected to reach Camp...

Winter K2 Team On the Move — To the Summit?

The team on K2 is on the move, and...

Winter Manaslu Called Off

It is over for the climbers attempting winter Manaslu....
South Col Glacier ice core (8220 m) (red arrow) and Balcony AWS (8430 m) locations (yellow arrow) with South Col camp in the foreground - looking North. The South Col AWS is 500 m South of the camp (outside this picture). Picture by Mariusz Potocki.

Everest’s Highest Glacier Loses 2,000 Years of Ice in 25 Years

Climate scientists have published a groundbreaking study on the...

Masherbrum: One of the Great Remaining Challenges

Only four expeditions, 15 people in all, have climbed...

Snowmageddon: Time Running Out for Winter Teams

With just three weeks to go before the end...

Through the Unknown to the Impossible: Lhotse Middle

At 8,516m, Lhotse is the fourth highest mountain on...

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