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AAC Grantees Promise an Exciting Summer of Elite Alpinism

Recipients of the American Alpine Club's annual Cutting Edge...

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Everest Without O2, Makalu Summit Push

The remaining climbers on Makalu have set off on...

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Famed Pakistani Climber Ali Raza Sadpara Seriously Hurt in Fall

The man Pakistani mountaineers call "master of the masters”...

Second Tries on Makalu, Nuptse, and Everest

If at first you don't succeed on a Himalayan...

Marc Batard: ‘Everest is Not Respected Any More’

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Hungarian Summits Lhotse w/o O2; Plus Other News from Everest & Lhotse

Everest and Lhotse had a new wave of O2...

Paul Ramsden’s ‘Ghost Line’ on the Unclimbed Jugal Spire

There is another Himalaya, silent and wild, close and...
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Dietz #76 Oil Lamp: A Powerful Little Lighthouse

Hurricane lanterns and oil lamps might seem outdated or...

The Oxygen Dilemma: Summit With O2 or Retreat?

To switch on the O2 or to call off...

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Kenton Cool Notches 16th Everest Summit; Plus Sunday News from Everest and Lhotse

British guide Kenton Cool and his client Rebecca Louise...
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Saturday Summits on Four 8,000’ers

As the good Himalayan weather continues, dozens more climbers...

“No Summit is Worth this. I Quit!” — Kangchenjunga; Plus Accident on Makalu

No-O2 climbers struggled today, winds on Everest have delayed...

Great Explorers: Alexandra David-Neel –Traveler, Opera Singer, Monk, Free Spirit

Alexandra David-Neel sought freedom from convention, and preferred sleeping...
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Another perfect bluebird day atop Everest, another batch of...
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