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This article first appeared on https://explorersweb.com/. The original can be read here. by Angela Benavides Update: Denis Urubko was originally determined not to waste the next weather window and head for the summit directly from BC. But today, January 24, he admitted that the route wasn’t quite ready and they need t...
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This article first appeared on http://www.express.co.uk. The original can be read here. by CALLUM HOARE George Mallory, who infamously disappeared during a 1924 Mount Everest expedition, may have died due to lack of oxygen during the ascent to the summit, long-lost letters from his climbing partner Andrew Irvine sugge...
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This article first appeared on http://www.thestar.com.my. The original can be read here. By S. INDRAMALAR When he turned 50 six years ago, Tillai Muthu Nagarajan decided to quit his high-flying corporate job and climb mountains. Rajan, as he is known, was the CEO of a consulting firm in Singapore, drawing a high salar...
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This article first appeared on https://explorersweb.com/. The original can be read here. by Matthew Traver Since 1980, more than 400 more people have climbed the Seven Summits — the highest mountains on each continent. A lesser-known and rarely attempted sister challenge is the Volcanic Seven Summits, which was first ...
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This article first appeared on https://explorersweb.com/. The original can be read here. by Angela Benavides The Gasherbrum Glacier has just ended Simone Moro and Tamara Lunger’s expedition, and it almost ended Moro’s life. The couple had a close call with an avalanche last week, but this time, the Italian winter maes...
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This article first appeared on http://www.outsideonline.com. The original can be read here. by Jeff Golden Loki is one of three dogs to ever accomplish this feat.   Photo: Ellie Briggs Most climbers who attempt Capitol Peak’s infamous Knife Edge either scoot across à cheval or use the serrated ridgeline as a...
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This article first appeared on http://thehimalayantimes.com. The original can be read here. by RAJAN POKHREL At least six trekkers including four Koreans went missing from Deurali area in Kaski district after an avalanche triggered by heavy snowfall hit the trail route along the Annapurna trekking circuit on Friday.  ...
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This article first appeared on http://thehimalayantimes.com. The original can be read here. At least four Nepali climbers have successfully scaled the highest peak in South America expressing their commitment to make the ‘Visit Nepal-2020’ campaign a success.  Climbers on top of the summit of Mount Aconcagua. Photo ...
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This article first appeared on http://www.abc.net.au. The original can be read here. Climbing Mount Everest is treacherous at the best of times with climber deaths increasing in recent years, but now five Europeans are attempting to ascend the Himalaya peak this winter, all without additional oxygen.  AP: Tashi Sher...
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