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K2: Chaos at Camp 2

After a week at Base Camp waiting for the...

Exploration Hoaxes: “Nature Man”

Forget the TV shows Naked and Afraid and Survivor,...

Moro and Txikon Unveil Manaslu Plans

Simone Moro, Alex Txikon, and Iñaki Alvarez will fly...

Top Expeditions 1970-2020, #8: Alone Across Australia

“There’s a madman with a gun!” Ben Knight of...

Surviving Extreme Winter Dangers

In winter travel, physical suffering, mental hardship, and discomfort...

Jost Kobusch: Still Focused on Winter Everest

With all eyes fixated on winter K2, a young...

Back From the Dead on Mount Rainier

After 45 minutes of CPR, and being placed on...

Hikers Survive 19 Days Lost in New Zealand Bush

On May 9, most New Zealanders were in the...

The Real Lord of the Flies

Western culture tends to present people as innately selfish....

Winter Himalaya 2020: Final Recap

Heavy snow and dangerous conditions have forced the Polish...

Last Chance for Winter Everest: Kobusch Moves, Txikon Readies

After two days without a signal, Jost Kobusch is...

Urubko: What Happened on Broad Peak, and Why He’s Retiring

The current winter season in the Karakorum has ended...

Breaking: Broad Peak Push aborted

Denis Urubko and his two teammates have retreated on...

Winter 8,000m Update: Urubko and Bowie Push Up Broad Peak

Don Bowie has just posted a picture where, for...

Winter 8,000’ers, Updated: Summit Action Brewing

Update: Denis Urubko was originally determined not to waste...

Simone Moro Expedition Ends in Near-Fatal Crevasse Fall

The Gasherbrum Glacier has just ended Simone Moro and...

Adam Bielecki: Winter is the New Spring

Since shattering his heel during a moment's inattention last...

Updated: Who is Really Going for Winter K2 This Season?

Two months ago, it seemed that K2 would be...

Winter K2 Preview: Between Mountain Excellence and Commercialization

Winter K2 has become the great unsolved problem of...
Alex Txikon

Txikon Interview, Part II: What Really Happened to Nardi and Ballard

The most-discussed aspect of Alex Txikon's winter K2 expedition...
Alex Txikon team member above 7,000 meters on winter k2, March 17, 2019

K2 Quest Ends: Txikon Back in Base Camp

[video width="640" height="352" mp4="https://s3.amazonaws.com/www.explorersweb.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/24004614/VID-20190317-WA0011.mp4"][/video] As it often does, the wind...
Search and rescue Helicopter landing at the foot of Nanga Parbat'

Txikon Searches on Foot for Nardi and Ballard

Alex Txikon and three of his team, together with...

Winter 8,000’er Update: Two Quit Nanga Parbat

Not a great time for Daniele Nardi and Tom...

Tom Ballard Reports From Nanga Parbat, Part II

Tom Ballard, Daniele Nardi and Co. continue to spend...

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