Everest

Billi Bierling: “One 8,000’er Per Season Is Old School”

Billi Bierling is a great source of information for...

Spring Himalayan Update: More on Who’s Where, Doing What

Peter Hamor, Marius Gane and Horia Colibasanu arrived yesterday...

Nima Tenji Sherpa Dies in Everest’s Khumbu Icefall

Nima Tenji Sherpa, a climbing guide from Waku, Solukhumbu...

A Lone Ukrainian Will Climb Everest; Plus Updates From Makalu, Kangchenjunga, Lhotse, Annapurna

Climbers on most of the spring Himalayan mountains are...

Two Other Summits on Dhaulagiri

Seven Summit Treks reports that Antonios Sykaris of Greece...

Marc Batard, 70, Returns to Attempt His Alternate Route Up Everest

Tomorrow, Marc Batard leaves Kathmandu on a project that...

Skiing Makalu, Paragliding Everest: Glimpses of the Season Ahead

The climbing is primed to begin, especially on central...
Expedition Full Circle training for Everest. Photo: Full Circle Everest/Amrit Ale

First All-Black Expedition to Everest

A contingent of Black mountaineers from the U.S. is...

Newcomers’ Guide: Fixed Ropes in Himalayan Climbing

Fixed ropes can make the difference between success and...

All-Star Sherpas Prep for Everest and Kangchenjunga

In Nepal, outfitters are preparing for the upcoming Himalayan...

Himalayan Season Begins: Climbers Head for Annapurna, Dhaulagiri

As the Ice Doctors begin work on Everest's Khumbu...

Russian Climbers Still Going to Everest

Understandably, no Ukrainians are heading to Nepal this spring,...

Himalaya Spring 2022: How the Ukraine Invasion Is Affecting Everest

As Nepal's spring climbing season approaches, the war in...

Surprise! Sherpa Teams Unite for a Final Attempt on Cho Oyu

The winter climbing season has ended and Gelje Sherpa...

Winter 8,000m Update: It’s Over

Teams on all 8,000'ers have safely abandoned the mountains...

Last-Minute Summit Push on Cho Oyu; No Word From K2

The 8,000m climbers in Nepal are trying till the...

Kobusch Continues on Everest, No News from K2

Jost Kobusch is progressing on Everest despite the winds....

Everest: Kobusch at 6,300m

As we reported yesterday, Jost Kobusch is back on...

Jost Kobusch Again at Camp 1 on Everest

"This is definitely going to be interesting," said Jost...

Updated: Gelye & Team Heading for Cho Oyu Summit

Gelje Sherpa's support team in Kathmandu confirms that the...

Sherpas Reach Camp 1 on Cho Oyu; Weather Thwarts Kobusch Again

On K2, Grace Tseng is expected to reach Camp...
South Col Glacier ice core (8220 m) (red arrow) and Balcony AWS (8430 m) locations (yellow arrow) with South Col camp in the foreground - looking North. The South Col AWS is 500 m South of the camp (outside this picture). Picture by Mariusz Potocki.

Everest’s Highest Glacier Loses 2,000 Years of Ice in 25 Years

Climate scientists have published a groundbreaking study on the...

Snowmageddon: Time Running Out for Winter Teams

With just three weeks to go before the end...

Koshar Gang Was Not Easy, Says Urubko; Also, Buried Tents on Manaslu; Some K2 Action

High winds and persistent snow continue to foil progress...

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