Winter Himalaya

a climber approaches a granite spyre that rises on snowy ground.

Poles Return To Winter Trango Tower

Young Polish climbers Maciej Kimel and Michal Krol are...
two pictures showing two completely different summits.

Nepali Ascent of Chhopa Bamare Disputed

It turns out that the claimed first Nepali ascent...
A climber team holds a Nepalese flag on the summit of Chhopa Bamare.

Nepalese Team Opens Another 6,000’er For Potential Trekkers

Editor's note: The first ascenders of Chhopa Bamare have...
Txikon in the night, with headlamp and winter jacket, arrives at a tent's gate.

Annapurna Climbers Back In Base Camp

All members of the winter Annapurna team returned to...

Poles Head to Trango’s Nameless Tower

Janusz Golab, Maciej Kimel, and Michal Krol have arrived...

Urubko Returns with a New Route on Pakistan’s Koshar Gang

Denis Urubko has returned to high-altitude mountaineering in grand...

Manaslu: Departures, Explanations, and Another Storm

The action -- or inaction -- on winter Manaslu...

Tomaszewski and Bielecki Open New Route on the Karakoram’s Frigid Uli Biaho

The last we heard, Marcin Tomaszewski and Damian Bielecki...

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

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

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

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

Winter Climbers Prepare in Pakistan and Nepal

Kazuya Hiraide is busy with last-minute preparations in Hunza,...

Trango Towers: Shipton Spire Team Loses One Member

Marcin Tomaszewski has arrived in Pakistan, ready to tackle...

Poles Aim for a Winter First in the Karakorum: Shipton Spire

While the Polish National Team still considers whether or...

2,000Km Through the Indian Himalaya, in Winter

Belgian ultrarunner Peter Van Geit's first winter experience covered...

Manaslu, Laila Peak Updates

At Manaslu Base Camp, the climbers are getting some...

Poles Return To Winter Karakorum, Target Leila Peak

Because of the tragic events on K2, we naturally...

K2: Chaos at Camp 2

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

Moro and Txikon Unveil Manaslu Plans

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

Jost Kobusch: Still Focused on Winter Everest

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

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...

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