Winter 8000ers

Breaking: Broad Peak Push aborted

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

Broad Peak: Urubko Reaches 7,000m

In a brief report today, Urubko cited "very hard...

Broad Peak: Urubko and Bowie Aim to Summit on Saturday

After two days of worrisome silence, Denis Urubko and...

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

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

Alex Txikon Summits Ama Dablam

Taking advantage of a narrow window of tolerable weather,...

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

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

Winter 8,000’ers: Progress Sputters Due to Cold and Deep Snow

The difference between easy spring days in the busy...

Simone Moro Expedition Ends in Near-Fatal Crevasse Fall

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

Hard Times, Close Call for Simone Moro

Yesterday, we reported that Simone Moro and Tamara Lunger...

Winter 8,000’ers: Kobusch on the Move

Rope-fixing and setting up camps have just begun in...

Mingma G: No O2 on Winter K2

Mingma G's international team arrived in Pakistan yesterday on...

Jost Kobusch Picks West Ridge for Everest Winter Solo

The West Ridge it shall be!  An ingenious route...

Winter 8,000’ers: Teams on the Move

Winter in the Karakorum is showing a fierce face...

Top 10 Expeditions of 2019: #2: Denis Urubko, Again

At the end of every year, regular as Christmas...

Winter K2: It’s a Go for Mingma’s team!

Right when most assumed that his expedition was cancelled,...

Updated: Jost Kobush: Everest for Christmas?

Jost Kobush is speeding toward Everest Base Camp and...

Karakorum Update: the Women of Winter

Denis Urubko, Don Bowie and Lotta Hintsa are already...

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

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

Moro and Lunger Aim For Gasherbrum Traverse

Mountaineering heavyweight Simone Moro has announced his winter 8,000m...

Denis Urubko: The Man of Few Words Opens Up

For the last 15 years, Denis Urubko has become...

An Icefall Doctor Makes his Move

He was there when Alex Txikon fought with the...

Winter K2 Preview: Between Mountain Excellence and Commercialization

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

Poles Postpone Winter K2 Expedition; Rumors Fly

Yesterday, the Polish expedition to winter K2 was postponed...
Alex Txikon

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

The most-discussed aspect of Alex Txikon's winter K2 expedition...

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