Winter 8000ers

K2: An Anxious Wait for Summit News

It's past 4 pm in Pakistan -- sunset is...

K2: Climbers Past the Bottleneck

The "Nepali Force" team are progressing swiftly toward the...

K2 Summit Night: They’re Off!

And away we go. The push to the summit...

K2: Camp 4 Reached…No-O2 Climbers in C3…Summit Push Tomorrow?

Mingma G said that he would climb K2 for...

K2: The “Nepali Force” Ties Winter Altitude Record

The weather on K2 was slightly better today than...

K2: O’Brady, Others Hit By Rockfall

The mountaineer's familiar cry of "Rock!" sounded often on...

K2: Are Purja’s Plans to Paraglide from the Summit Too Risky?

In July 2019, Nirmal Purja led the only successful...

K2: It’s All Over For Carlos Garranzo

After a long night of vomiting, and now with...

K2 Exclusive: Alex Gavan Reports From Base Camp

Today, ExplorersWeb reached Alex Gavan by phone at K2...

K2: Chaos at Camp 2

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

K2: Action Resumes Tomorrow

Nirmal Purja and his group will leave K2 Base...

K2: The Oxygen Controversy

The big debate in the climbing community around K2...

K2: Roundup From a Frigid Base Camp

For the next few days, K2 climbers will struggle...

K2: Will La Niña Wreak Havoc on the Climb?

Last Sunday, a perceptive reader wondered why climbers had chosen...

K2: Everyone back at Base Camp

Queridos Reyes Magos [Dear Wizard Kings]. This is how...

K2 Gamble: Mingote and Mohr Move Up As Weather Worsens

Most climbers are on the way down or are...

Manaslu: A Race Against the Snow

Nepal is enjoying an extraordinarily mild and dry winter,...

K2: Teams On First Rotation Between Camps 1 and 2

News is scarce today, as climbers were busy heading...

K2: First Injuries, One Evacuation

Injuries are already taking their toll on winter K2....

K2 Climbers Move Up Tomorrow; Sherpas Edge Toward C4

Most K2 climbers are ushering in the New Year...

K2: Small Setback for Purja, Sherpas Continue Toward C4

Nirmal Purja and Mingma G are back in Base...

Ropes “All Set” on Lower K2 — Summit Push Next?

Finally, there's (great) news from Mingma G: "Today, we...

K2: Everyone’s Now at Base Camp

The Seven Summit Treks' caravan reached Base Camp around...

Moro and Txikon Unveil Manaslu Plans

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

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