Winter 8000ers

Jost Kobusch: “This Winter Everest is Harder, Icier, and Colder”

"Compared to two years ago, conditions on the route...

Climbers Flee Heavy Snow in Base Camp on Manaslu

Constant snow falling on Manaslu has pushed everyone away....

Winter 8,000’ers: Everybody in Base Camp

The latest news from winter Manaslu, Nanga Parbat, and...

Manaslu: Avalanches, Waist-Deep Snow, and Bad Weather

Manaslu climbers are back in Base Camp after the...

Winter Everest: Kobusch Speeds Up

Jost Kobusch is speeding up on his solo Everest...

First Steps up the Rupal Face of Nanga Parbat

The Rupal Face of Nanga Parbat is the most...

Kobusch Progresses on Everest, Manaslu Trailbreaking Resumes, Ugly Weather on Nanga Parbat

Good weather returned to the Himalaya with the New...

Top 10 Expeditions of 2021: #2: The First Winter Ascent of K2

Over the last 12 months, ExplorersWeb has documented incredible...

A Very White New Year at Manaslu Base Camp

The forecast warned of snow, but the climbers at...

Gelye Confirms: Cho Oyu From Nepal is a Go

After weeks of uncertainty, Gelje Sherpa has confirmed that...

Winter Manaslu: Paula Strengell on ‘Artificial Classifications’

Paula Strengell of Finland was not really planning to...

Nanga Parbat and Everest vs Manaslu: The Two Faces of Winter 8,000’ers

"Spoiler alert! Our chances of success are very, very...

Nanga Parbat Climbers Reach Base Camp

The international team has reached Nanga Parbat's Base Camp...

Kobusch Begins Up Everest, Manaslu Climbers in Base Camp

Punctual climbers on Everest and Manaslu have started working...

Nepal: Climbers Reposition for Winter, and a Quarantine Again for Newcomers

Tomorrow, December 21, winter expeditions can officially begin their...

More on Climbing Everest and K2 in Winter, Without Oxygen

Yesterday we shared some of climber and expedition doctor Robert...

Why Climbing Everest and K2 is So Much Harder in Winter

Climbing an 8,000'er in winter is not the same...

Winter Himalayan Teams Reach Base Camps. Plus: Sherpas to Antarctica

Winter officially begins in one week, and some teams...

Pereira, Lenaerts, and Maginelle to Join Txikon on Winter Manaslu

Today, Alex Txikon and his team are flying to...

Gelje Sherpa’s Big Gamble: A New Route on Winter Cho Oyu, From Nepal

Gelje Sherpa is trying to become the youngest 14x8000er...

Exclusive Interview with Jost Kobusch on Two First Ascents near Annapurna

Jost Kobusch is temporarily on his way back in...

Winter K2: Tseng’s Team Confirmed

We now have confirmation that Taiwan's Grace Tseng will...

Mingma David Sherpa on Winter K2

Mingma Gyabu Sherpa, better known as Mingma David, is...

Winter Karakorum: Client Grace Tseng Bound for K2, and Maybe More

Two years ago, we wondered about the future of...

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