Alpine style

Rakaposhi: Rescue Attempts Fail — Climbers Must Descend Themselves

Wind has thwarted all rescue attempts on 7,788m Rakaposhi....
eiger north face

Weekend Warm-Up: Eiger: Wall of Death

Unless you're a bleeding-edge alpinist, there’s not a whole...

Dani Arnold Shatters Speed Record on Petit Dru

He did it on August 15, but the news...

Breaking: Georgians Summit Saraghrar NW

The Georgian team led by Archil Badriashvili has made...

The Wabi-Sabi of Latok IV

The first ascent of Latok IV is a tale...

Bielecki, Golab, and “the Kids” Target New Karakorum Peaks

Ace Polish climbers Adam Bielecki and Janusz Golab have...

Messner, Marin Stymied: No Luck for Last Climbers in the Karakorum

Extreme weather at both ends of the spectrum thwarted...
Cerro Pinuer winter ski descent line

First Winter Climb and First Ski Descent of Patagonia’s Cerro Pinuer

The first documented ski descent of Patagonia's Cerro Pinuer...

Eyewitness Account: Mehri Jafari’s Fatal Fall on Pobeda

In previous articles, we reported on the fatal fall...

Flash Expeditions: Speed and Loathing in the Mountains

In his acclaimed 1999 book, Extreme Alpinism: Climbing Light,...
1967 photo of David Roberts on Harvard Mountaineering expedition in Alaska. c. Matt Hale

Revered Adventure Writer David Roberts Dead at 78

With a prolific body of work that spanned almost...
knights and days on hualcan

Two More New Routes in Peru’s Cordillera Blanca

Reports are just surfacing of two new first ascents...

How Valentin Mikhailov Died on Pobeda

A rescue mission on a dangerous peak. Inexperienced climbers...
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New Route on Rarely Climbed 5,000m Peruvian Peak

In the Cordillera Central of Peru, A Peruvian-French team...

Hungarians Bail on Dangerous Pobeda

It has been a dangerous, tragic season on Pobeda,...
Jobush sits atop Far East Chulu in Nepal

Jost Kobusch to Return to Winter Everest

The young German climber Jost Kobusch is going back...

Interview with Helias Millerioux: Rakaposhi Alpine Style

After climbing the north ridge of Diran Peak in...

What Price a Summit? Update on Pobeda and Khan Tengri

There have been four deaths on the two neighboring...
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Developing: At Least One Dead, Others in Peril on Khan Tengri

More news from northern Kyrgyzstan, this time from Khan...

Developing Timeline: What Happened to the Mountaineers Lost on Pobeda

In the past week, three mountaineers have perished on...
Pobeda Peak Zvezdochka Glacier - Kirill Skorobogatko Shutterstock

Two More Climbers Disappear on Pobeda

We are just learning that climbers Reza Adineh of...

Pakistan Alpine Style Recap: 8,000m is Just a Number

There is much more to high-altitude climbing than marching...

Search Team Fails to Find Missing Climber on Pobeda

A search team made up of volunteers Alex...
Mont Blanc from Italy - c V Luca Shutterstock

August 8, 1786: 1st Climb of Mont Blanc

Though we may never know the exact time, place,...

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