Winter 8000ers

Shedding Light on the Two Nepali Routes on Cho Oyu

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

Cho Oyu: Ready For The Final Assault

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

K2 and Cho Oyu: Sherpas Advance Despite Strong Winds

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

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....

Snowmageddon: Time Running Out for Winter Teams

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

Koshar Gang Was Not Easy, Says Urubko; Also, Buried Tents on Manaslu; Some K2 Action

High winds and persistent snow continue to foil progress...

Winter 8,000’ers: High Winds Push Everyone Back

"'I haven't seen such a long period of hurricane-force...

New Route on Cho Oyu: It’s Now a Race

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

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

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

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...

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...

Manaslu Update: Split Strategies

Sophie Lenaerts is pumped up: "Let's f***ing climb this...

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