Nepal

Heading toward the snow dome high on the southwest ridge of Peak ca 6,400m.

The First Ascent of Phu Kang

The American Alpine Journal recently shed light on a...
Trekkers walking on moraine terrain towards Nuptse and Everest

Nepal’s New Tourism Plan Targets Richer Visitors

Despite increased criticism about crowding and garbage on the...
yellow tents in a hollow on Cho Oyu

A Brief History of Climbing on Cho Oyu

At 8,188m, Cho Oyu is the sixth-highest mountain in...
The Cho Oyu team in Base Camp

Climbers Reach Cho Oyu Base Camp

Hoping to make a rare ascent of Cho Oyu...
Ama Dablam Base Camp at night

Ama Dablam Stays Open Until 2023

Ama Dablam hosts more climbers each season, leading to...
nepal floods

Nepal: A Deadly Monsoon Season, Despite Better Aid

More than 70 people have been killed or are...
A shot from above of a vertical wall of ice and a climber ascending.

Pomlaca: A First Ascent in the Crowded Khumbu

Climbing skills go beyond the obvious. There is technique...
Map of Nepal showing dengue-stricken areas.

Dengue Outbreak Adds to Nepal’s Monsoon-Related Problems

A helicopter evacuated Mikel Inoriza of Spain from Jannu...

Himalaya Spring 2022: How the Ukraine Invasion Is Affecting Everest

As Nepal's spring climbing season approaches, the war in...

Alex Txikon Acts as Midwife in Emergency Helicopter Birth

Just when the adventure seemed over, some unexpected drama...

Everest Obsession: The Pasang Lhamu Case

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

Top 10 Expeditions of 2021, #4: Baruntse

For Marek Holecek and Radoslav Groh, it only took...

Nepal Steps Back on Quarantine for Travelers

Did we say quarantine? Well, today we suggest that...
everest house

Historic George Everest House Reopens as Map Museum in India

The world's tallest peak has always commanded human reverence....

Annapurna III – Interview with Mikhail Fomin: “It’s About Patience”

Two weeks ago, Ukrainians Viacheslav Polezhaiko, Nikita Balabanov, and...

Exclusive: Zdenek Hak on his Climb of Ama Dablam’s West Face

On his way home from Nepal, Zdenek Hak found...

Luka Strazar on the Joy of Climbing Chobutse

What makes a climber choose one peak over another,...

Breaking: Three Missing in Khumbu Avalanche

Three young French climbers are missing on Mingbo Eiger...

Deep Snow Foils Strong U.S. Jannu Team

Earlier this season, Nepal's Department of Tourism listed an...

New Alpine-Style Routes On 6,000m Peaks in Nepal

While most climbing teams are independent groups that are...

Six Italians Attempt Tengkampoche, Near Everest

A six-man Italian team of Francois Cazzanelli, Francesco Ratti,...

One Dead, One Missing on Mera Peak

A porter has died of altitude sickness and a...

The Fury of the Beauty: Gyachung Kang 2002

Between Nepal and China, between Cho Oyu and Everest,...

Nepal’s Dawa Steven Pioneers New Route up Kilimanjaro

Dawa Steven Sherpa had never dreamed of traveling to...

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