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Video: Ed Viesturs Shares His Perspective on Everest

As the first American to summit all 14 8000-meter peaks, Ed Viesturs is amongst the most well known and respected climbers in the world. In the video …

Alan Arnette Explains the Dangers and Difficulty of Climbing K2

Now that the Himalayan climbing season has pretty much wrapped up for the spring season, the attention of the mountaineering world will turn …

Nepal Opens 104 More Peaks for Climbing

Just as the Himalayan busy spring climbing season is about to wind down for another year, Nepal has announce that it is opening 104 new mountains in …

Himalaya 2014: Tragedy on Kangchenjunga, More Summit Attempts

As the Himalayan climbing season begins to wind down, we have the sad news of the loss of more climbers, amidst reports of summit bids that are about …

Himalaya 2014: Success at Last on Kangchenjunga for Nives and Romano

There isn't a whole lot of news to report from the Himalaya today, as most of the summits bids were wrapped up over the weekend, and were detailed in …

Everest 2014: More Insights from Himex Boss Russell Brice

Yesterday I posted a lengthy piece about a report that Russell Brice, the owner/operator of Himalayan Experience, posted on the company's website. …

How Did Six Climbers Die on Mount Rainier's Liberty Ridge?

What exactly happened to six climbers on Mount Rainier who were reported missing on May 30 and are presumed dead remains a mystery, but clues have emerged that strongly suggest an avalanche from above swept them away in the night.<p>The team, four clients and two guides from Seattle-based Alpine …

Mountaineering

Prominent Mountaineers Making Plans For Spring Himalayan Expeditions

The winter climbing season is still in full swing, but already some of the more prominent mountaineers are looking ahead to the spring season in the …

Winter Climbs 2015: Nanga Parbat Teams Unite at Last, Simone Moro Reveals Plans

There is more news from Nanga Parbat today, where the climbers have started to make some progress once again after being stalled out by the weather. …