Mountaineering

Drone Spots Body on Cerro Torre, No Hope for Corrado Pesce

The Italian mountaineer Corrado Pesce "can no longer be...

Avalanche on Cerro Torre Strikes One of the World’s Best Climbers

At dawn, an avalanche hit Argentine mountain guide Tomas...

Everest Obsession: The Pasang Lhamu Case

The autumn of 1990 broke all previous records for...

New Route on Cho Oyu: It’s Now a Race

One year ago, 10 elite Nepali climbers raced for...

Great Explorers: Suersaq, aka Hans Hendrik

Hans Henrik was an unusual polar explorer. He went...
torres del paine

First Ascent of Last Summit in the Torres del Paine Massif

Three soaring spires above a meltwater lake in Patagonia...

Winter 8,000’ers: One Canceled but Four Still Active

While attempts on Nanga Parbat fizzled out this winter,...

Into The Wild: Gaurishankar

For a time in the 19th century, 7,134m Gaurishankar...

Belgian Pair Attempting the Third Ascent of the Dawn Wall

This winter, Siebe Vanhee and Sebastien Berthe traveled to...

Winter Pakistan: Nanga Parbat Ends, K2 Begins

David Gottler and Herve Barmasse have called their Nanga...

Little Hope on Winter Nanga Parbat

With jet stream winds forecast to hit Nanga Parbat...

Kobusch Up Again on Everest, Tseng Approaches K2

Jost Kobusch is patient, but not that patient. "I've...

Simone Moro on Nanga Parbat’s Schell Route: What Barmasse and Gottler Are Facing

With Simone Moro waiting out bad weather in Samagaon...

Charles Dubouloz Solos the North Face of the Grandes Jorasses

"I launch myself, I dare, I doubt, I'm scared,...

The First Repeat of one of Scotland’s Hardest Mixed Climbing Routes

The Wailing Wall (Scottish winter grade IX 9, 90m)...

The Ogre: Much More than the Classic Scott/Bonington Survival Tale

Baintha Brakk I (7,285m), better known as Ogre I,...

Manaslu: Departures, Explanations, and Another Storm

The action -- or inaction -- on winter Manaslu...

Jost Kobusch Waits Patiently for a Solid Window on Winter Everest

Jost Kobusch continues to be patient with winter Everest....

Nanga Parbat Climbers Down, K2 and Cho Oyu Begin Soon

Recent attention has focused on Manaslu, where a group...

Winter Manaslu: Belgians Retreat Shortly after Camp 1

The group of climbers that set out from Base...

Manaslu Climbers Advance Above Camp 1

Several Manaslu climbers left Base Camp today as planned...

Manaslu: Belgians To Risk Moving Above Camp 1

It's not unusual for different points of view to...

Denis Urubko Returns to Winter Climbing

Denis Urubko is on his way to Pakistan for...

It’s a Go for Winter K2, But is There Enough Time?

Grace Tseng of Taiwan and the Nepali team aiming...

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