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Ukrainians “Unsolve” Annapurna III’s SE Ridge!

This autumn, small teams have opened several bold new...

The Alps: Skiing, Climbing, and Crazy Clouds

A roundup of happenings in the Alps during the...

The Route Up Link Sar: A Herd of Ibex Showed the Way

The following is a little add-on to last week's...

Cooler Heads Begin to Prevail in ‘Stolen Gear’ Debate

The controversy over the first ascent Tengkampoche's NE Pillar...

UK Pair Bag the NE Pillar of Tengkampoche

There's summit news from Tengkampoche, but not from the...

The French Team Wraps Up in the Khumbu — Two New Routes, Three Lost Friends

What was supposed to be a success to celebrate...

Slovenians Open Route on Chobutse’s West Face

The top Slovenian team of Luka Strazar, Nejc Marcic,...
Photo: Graham Zimmerman link sar

Weekend Warm-Up: Link Sar. Plus, an Interview with Graham Zimmerman

In June 2019, alpinist and filmmaker Graham Zimmerman set...

Deep Snow Foils Strong U.S. Jannu Team

Earlier this season, Nepal's Department of Tourism listed an...

New Alpine-Style Routes On 6,000m Peaks in Nepal

While most climbing teams are independent groups that are...
Yamanoi is the 2021 recipient of Piolet d'Or lifetime achievement award

Yasushi Yamanoi of Japan Wins Career Piolets d’Or

The Piolets d'Or jury named Yasushi Yamanoi of Japan...

Six Italians Attempt Tengkampoche, Near Everest

A six-man Italian team of Francois Cazzanelli, Francesco Ratti,...

The Outsiders: Bonatti, Kurtyka, and Twight

Every year, hundreds of people climb on fixed ropes...

Messner and Sieberer Complete Matterhorn’s Classic Bonatti Route in a Day

Simon Messner called it a "dream come true". Indeed,...

Interview with Charles Duvouloz: A New Route On Chamlang

Charles Dubouloz spoke to ExplorersWeb about the new route...

Top Slovenian Alpinists Aim for Chobutse in Nepal’s Rolwaling Valley

Slovenian alpinists Luka Strazar, Nejc Marcic, Marko Prezelj, and...
Mount Robson in the Canadian Rockies

Piolets d’Or Winners Announced

Each year, the Piolets d'Or awards, mountaineering's highest honor,...

Villanueva and Team Report 5 New Big Walls in East Greenland

Between a notable first ascent by an Italian-Swiss-French team...

Chamlang, Manaslu, and Dhaulagiri; First Ascents in Pakistan

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

Tackling the Six Great North Faces of the Alps, Totally Human-Powered

Simon Gietl and Roger Schaeli have set out to...

Shimshal: Poles Climb Virgin 6,000’er

Already in their first week, Janusz Golab, Adam Bielecki,...

Rakaposhi, Day 4 : Climbers Overnight at 6,200m

After dark in Pakistan, the situation of the climbers...

Rakaposhi: Sajid Sadpara Joins Rescue Effort

Another day has dawned on the slopes of Rakaposhi...

Rakaposhi: Georgian Climbers Willing to Help

They're experienced, they're strong, they're just back from a...

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