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First Casualty on Manaslu and an Uncertain Push on Dhaulagiri

While the debate about the summit of Manaslu rages...

Mingma G Makes it! Manaslu True Summit Video

Mingma G is back in Base Camp and has...

Summit Pushes on Kangchenjunga, Dhaulagiri, and Manaslu

Climbers are ready for their summit push on 8,586m...

Manaslu: A True Summit Day or Another Whitewash?

There are more summit reports from Manaslu teams today,...

Manaslu: Waiting For True Summit Confirmation

Early on Saturday, several Seven Summit Treks' clients, plus...

Manaslu: Massive Push Is On

The summit (or foresummit?) that Sherpa rope fixers reached...

Sherpas Summit Manaslu at 10 PM; Interview With Jon Gupta in BC

The Seven Summit Treks rope fixers have reached the...

Manaslu Rope Fixers Push for Summit

Six Sherpas with Seven Summit Treks left Base Camp...

Chamlang, Manaslu, and Dhaulagiri; First Ascents in Pakistan

A French team will attempt to open a new...

Manaslu: A Climber’s Guide

Manaslu (8,163m) is the most popular 8,000m peak in...

Two For Kangchenjunga, Others for Dhaulagiri

Among the climbers heading to the Himalaya in the...

Himalayan Fall Season Begins Shortly

The fall expedition season is about to start in...

Flash Expeditions: Speed and Loathing in the Mountains

In his acclaimed 1999 book, Extreme Alpinism: Climbing Light,...

Can Independent Climbers Coexist With Outfitters on 8,000m Peaks?

Is it possible for commercial and independent teams to...

Lakpa Sherpa on K2 and Manaslu

Lakpa Sherpa, born in the village of Makalu 30...

Pakistan 8,000m Season Recap

It has been a special season on Pakistan's 8,000'ers....

Gasherbrum Recap: Old-Timey Climbing

Gasherbrum I, aka Hidden Peak, gave an experience rare...

Trekking Out Through a Flooded Karakorum

It was the end of the climb but not...

K2 Climbing Ends, Mystery-Solving Begins

Bad weather has settled into the Karakorum, with snow...

12-Year-Old Girl Left to Climb Broad Peak on her Own

Young Selena Khawaja made waves when she showed up...

Ignacio Lucero on his Broad Peak Ascent: Conditions Did Change

Ignacio Lucero of Argentina raised concern when he set...

Last Man on Broad Peak Back In Base Camp

There was some uncertainty about the whereabouts of Argentinian...

Karakorum: The Summiters, the Fallen, and the Survivors

The 8,000m season in the Karakorum has almost ended....

Rick Allen: An Understated Legend

British climber Rick Allen died last week in an...

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