This Week on Pythom

Controversies and waiting games

Save for a Broad Peak summit, the Karakoram climbing season is in waiting mode. Is K2 the new Everest (after all) and what’s up on big E in terms of summits anyway? Also Shishapangma caught some flak last week – meanwhile a Russian top explorer set off on a solo balloon voyage.


All Star Explorer off on Balloon Record Attempt pythom

2014 Shisha Survivor Accuses Boehm/Steck of Lies and Negligence pythom

Nekton Mission: Interview With Oliver Steeds strandberg

Bad Weather Thwarts K2 Summit Attempt raheel

Norbert Joos died in climbing accident pythom


Montagna: K2 reeks of “Into Thin Air” pythom

Nanga Parbat UPDATED: Summit Push Unsuccessful, Attempts to Reach C2 on Kinshofer Route raheel

Henry Worsley shared Shackleton poem; exhibition in Punta Arenas correne

North Pole Border Town: Police Kill Inuit Dogs pythom

Kenn Borek South Pole Crew shares evacuation mission correne

Nestler: Billi Bierling about Everest fraud pythom

Everest false summit claims How many in 2016? pythom

Success: Jupiter’s first date with Juno tina

Expedition Dispatches

Flight to Abu Dhabi Postponed Solar Impulse

Making plans Mountain Professionals/Broad Peak

Red Tape…. but the system is the system, and the Murmansk people are wonderful North Pole Sailing Circumnavigation

High winds on upper face of K2 Madison Mountaineering

Comparing Hillary’s and Tichy’s ascents of Cho Oyu Mark Horrell

News from Around the World

HomoClimbtastic: A Queer Climbing Convention Climbing

Slap in the face: No Everest certificates for Sherpas Abenteuer Sport with Stefan Nestler

Gasherbrum caput mundi (Italian)

26268″>Ales Cesen y Luka Lindic aclimatan en la cima del Broad Peak y van a por el Shining Wall del G-IV Desnivel (Spain)

Jerzy Kukuczka: 14 ottomila per 8 vie nuove e 4 prime invernali (Italian)

High Winds Stop Summits Push on K2; Broad Peak Summit Alan Arnette

The Wisdom of Failure: 1,000 Feet From Everest’s Peak Adventure Journal

Unsent: A Belayer Breakup Letter Climbing

Controversy over avalanche on Shishapangma Abenteuer Sport with Stefan Nestler

Tragedy Into Strength: Inside Steve Fisher’s Dreamy New Paddling Film Canoe & Kayak

A Robotic Rehearsal for Interplanetary Exploration Antarctic Sun Science Articles

The Final Hours Sidetracked Stories

Ask Answer Man: Belay Responsibly Climbing

Incidente sul Bernina, muore l’alpinista Norbert Joos (Italian)

Video: Guilty verdicts after UK’s biggest ever cocaine seizure Yachting & Boating World

Alaska Dispatches: A Seafood Supper Adventure Kayak Magazineopen?msgid=KU7EhWGIlDDHbS-5NKaeQg2