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Tom Ballard Reports from Nanga Parbat

Like K2, Nanga Parbat has also become known as...
Avalanche winter Manaslu Simone Moro

Dodging Avalanches, Simone Moro Abandons Manaslu

Simone Moro and Pemba Gelje Sherpa have been evacuated...

Winter 8000’ers Update: Gale on Manaslu, East Face of K2 “Impossible”

Yesterday, Manaslu experienced hurricane-force winds and six metres of...

Weekend Warm-Up: The Trail to Kazbegi

"One of the most dangerous roads in the world."...
GArbage retrieved from Mount everest during a cleaning campaign in June, 2018

Everest North Side Partly Closed for Spring Cleaning

It is high time, some have said, to clean...
Nomination of Chimmy Chin's "Free Solo" film for the Academy Awards 2019 announced on Orcars.com

Free Solo Nominated for an Oscar

Free Solo, the acclaimed film about Alex Honnold’s ropeless climb...

Five Solo Rowers Take to the Seas

A number of solo rowers are currently working their...

No One Could Finish the Coldest Marathon in the World

[caption id="attachment_9093" align="alignnone" width="720"] All frosted up: Sweating at...
Towards camp 2 on winter Manaslu.

Winter 8000’ers – Off They Go

Despite gnarly weather, teams on K2, Nanga Parbat and...

Weekend Warm-Up: Hunting with Falcons

According to Shawn Hayes, falconry is not an art...

Antarctica 2018-2019: Final Recap

Solo to the South Pole With Jenny Davis airlifted to...

5 Polar Expeditions for the Genuine Explorer

At first, going to a Pole is interesting, but by the tenth...

Legends Series: Interview with Tom Hornbein

Tom Hornbein has been interviewed countless times about May...

Lonnie Dupre Aborts Mount Hunter Solo

Heavy snow has led Lonnie Dupre to quit his...

Jelle Veyt: Seven Summits by Human Power

Even in this era of ultra-marathons, Jelle Veyt's latest...

Weekend Warm-Up: Zabardast

So why bother with a nearly one hour-long film...

Antarctica 2018-2019: Jenny Davis’ Close Call, An Eventful Season Nears Its End

Solo to the South Pole Masatatsu Abe had only 173km...

Winter 8000’ers: K2 Teams Unite

Alex Txikon’s and Vassily Pivtsov’s teams have joined forces,...

Crossing Antarctica: How the Confusion Began and Where Do We Go From Here

On December 27, Colin O’Brady wrote triumphantly on Instagram: “The...

Interview with Baigalmaa Norjmaa: Mongolia to London by Camel

Fourteen months ago, Baigalmaa Norjmaa from Ulaangom, in northwestern...

Tom Ballard Reaches Camp 1 on Nanga Parbat

Tom Ballard has begun his ascent of Nanga Parbat's...

Unsupported Solo Death Valley Crossing – Trip Report

In late 2015, when I (Roland Banas) read on...

Interview: Pete Casey’s Amazon Odyssey

The following article by Piotr Chmielinski appears on ExplorersWeb...

Weekend Warm-Up: Frank and the Tower

"First time I saw Devil's Tower was in a...