Himalaya

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...

Hindu Kush: Georgian Trio Push on Unclimbed Saraghrar NW

Flying under the radar, Georgian climbers Archil Badriashvili, Baqar...

Gelje Sherpa: An Interview with the Youngest Winter K2 Summiter

BY NABRAJ GHIMIRE At age 28, Gelje Sherpa has already...

Smithwick and Kuo Will Try to Ski Dhaulagiri

Dhaulagiri is not just one more ski line to...

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...

Exploration Mysteries: Skeleton Lake

Nestled in a valley between the three peaks of...

Rick Allen: An Understated Legend

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

Rockfall Kills Nine Tourists in Indian Himalaya

Earlier today, a rockfall on a mountainside in northern...

Gasherbrums and Nanga Parbat: Who’s Where, Right Now

This season, the uncrowded Gasherbrums should feature some good...

Horia Colibasanu on “The Toughest Climb of My Life”

Horia Colibasanu spoke to ExplorersWeb this week about his...

Pakistan: Roundup of Summer Expeditions

After the disappointing season in Nepal, teams currently heading...

Himalayan Season Wrapup

The spring Himalayan season had ended, with decidedly mixed...

Holecek and Groh’s New Line on Baruntse’s…West Face

Still in Kathmandu, Marek Holecek has shared the first...
Two men in front of a Czech pub in Kathmandu

Marek Holecek: “I am Used to Being Trapped in Bad Weather”

Holecek and Groh's line has been the highlight of...
Two super-skinny climbers show their bones and muscles

Holecek and Groh: “Kathmandu is Worse than Baruntse”

Marek Holecek and Radoslav Groh have reappeared in Kathmandu,...

Baruntse: Still Trapped, Still Alive

"The situation is unchanged, we are trapped at 7,000m,...

They’re Still Stuck in a Storm, High on Baruntse

After summiting 7,129m Baruntse alpine style yesterday, a fatigued...

Baruntse: SUMMIT in Hell!

While Everest inevitably attracts the lion's share of attention,...

Holecek, Groh Begin Ascent of Baruntse

Marek Holecek and Radoslav Groh have launched their pure...

Sherpa Dies and Cyclone Hits Everest

Pemba Tashi Sherpa, a young Sherpa guide working with...

Holecek Tackles Baruntse’s Sheer NW Face

Marek Holecek has been in Nepal for weeks, but...

Video: Andrzej Bargiel’s Ski of Laila Peak

Andrzej Bargiel's team has posted a brief but spectacular...

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