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Here at ExWeb, when we’re not outdoors, we get...

Weekend Warm-Up: Orbayu, a Climbing Odyssey

In 2014, Swiss climbers Nina Caprez and Cedric Lachat...

Neither Toothache Nor Wind Stalls Purja’s Push

Shishapangma is not making things easy for Nirmal Purja....

Manaslu’s Can of Worms: Did Anyone at All Reach the True Summit?

"There is not a single alpinist who properly summited...

Kung Fu Nuns

Thousands of years ago, the Buddha shared his wisdom...

Peter Van Geit: Ultrarunning Across the Himalaya

Ultrarunner Peter Van Geit has just spent the entire...

Ousland and Horn Reach Pole

Mike Horn and Borge Ousland have reached the North...

One Killed, Another Rescued on Possibly Illegal Climb

Felipe Valverde, 44, of Spain was killed yesterday while...

Purja Reaches Shishapangma; Off to ABC Today

Visa in hand, Nirmal Purja checked in from Shishapangma's...

ExWeb’s Links of the Week

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Weekend Warm-Up: Cycling the Silk Road

Charles Stevens and William Hsu spent eight months preparing...

Trio Attempt Full Traverse of Chamlang

After climbing together on Shishapangma's difficult south face and...

Nanga Parbat “Death Zone”: First Private Screening in Italy

Hey, Italy! Mountain Planet is proud to present the 3rd...

Updated: How Fast Will Purja Do Them All?

"Six months is enough," Nirmal Purja proclaims, in between...

Interview: Anja Blacha on Skiing to the South Pole

Anja Blacha only started mountaineering in 2015, but by...

Avalanche Strikes Indian 7,000’er, Renowned Scientist Missing

Peter Wittek, a 37-year-old world-renowned computer scientist from the...

Updated: Purja Gets His Permit; Leaves Shortly

Chinese authorities have officially granted Nirmal Purja a permit...

Fall Himalayan Wrap-up

The fall Himalayan climbing season ends with hundreds of...

ExWeb’s Links of the Week

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Weekend Warm-Up: Unicycling Iran

In the 1990s, many subcultures and social movements emerged...

Dhaulagiri Update: Not This Year

In the latest riff on an old tune, Carlos...

The World’s Last Wildernesses Are Disappearing

It's a depressing time for outdoor types. Forest fires...

Dhaulagiri: Off to the Summit!

Fighting deep snow, Carlos Soria and his team reached...

Dhaulagiri: Climbers Battle Snow to Reach Camp 2

Dhaulagiri is not surrendering its summit easily this season....