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Nanga Parbat: Daniele Departs, Tomek Returns and Strong Summit Wind

Off the mountain, there have been few developments over the past week.

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This Week on Pythom

Latest headlines

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Nanga Parbat: New Team at Rupal BC, Bad Weather Continues

Nanga Parbat climbers remain in BC as hostile weather is expected to last until mid-next week, if not more.

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A Long Pause for Nanga Parbat Teams

A full scale blizzard – with heavy snowfall and winds exceeding 100km/hr – is about to hit the Nanga Parbat. With no respite in weather at least until February 4th, the climbers now fight bad conditions in BC.

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Winter 2016: It’s Over for Nanga Light Team; Tomek and Elisabeth Back in BC

Tomek Mackiewicz and Elisabeth Revol are back in Base Camp after a full day descent from 7200m. Meanwhile, Kinshofer route team have extended fixed ropes till C3 (6700) and there are reports of significant progress on Schell route as well.

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Nanga Parbat: Summit Push Update and an Eventful Day

Tomek Mackiewicz and Elisabeth Revol are back in C4 (at 7200m) after a tiring day on the mountain. It was a busy day for other climbers as well.

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Nanga Parbat Summit Push: Stats and Numbers

A historic moment is unfolding in the world of mountaineering

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Nanga Parbat Summit Bid: Tomek and Elisabeth at 7200m

Tomek Mackiewicz and Elisabeth Revol have reached 7200m on Nanga Parbat, and aiming to reach summit tomorrow or day after.

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Nanga Parbat: Tomek and Elisabeth Going for Summit, Progress on Schell Route

First summit push of the season is underway on Nanga Parbat.

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Bielecki and Czech Leave Nanga Parbat, Good Weather and Possible Summit Attempt

Things haven’t been moving as per plan for Adam Bielecki and Jacek Czech since a while, and the duo have now announced the end of their expedition. Whereas, Tomek Mackiewicz and Elisabeth Revol may go for the summit.

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This Week on Pythom

Adventure headlines kicking off 2016

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Nanga Parbat: Unification, Progress and Bad Conditions

The climbers on Kinshofer route have decided to join hands and work as a single unit.

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Winter Nanga Parbat: Tomek and Elisabeth in C3, Challenges for Poles on Rupal Side

Teams on Nanga Parbat preparing themselves – acclimatizing and high camps fixing - for a potential summit window.

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Acclimatization Continues on Nanga Parbat

Each of Nanga Parbat teams is acclimatizing at its own pace.

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Winter Nanga Parbat: Route Statistics

Explaining routes taken by Twenty Five winter Nanga Parbat expeditions thus far, by data and info-graphics.

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Rest Days on Nanga Parbat after Initial Progress, Second Rotations Start from Today

After some good days on mountain, all Nanga Parbat teams retreated to BC because of bad weather. ‘Snow and terrible conditions’ are expected to ease a bit, starting from today.

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This Week on Pythom

One door closes, another opens. HAPPY NEW 2016!

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Nanga Parbat: Poles Revisit their Strategy, Others Continue Acclimatization

The climbers need to be adaptive and proactive on Nanga Parbat.

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Winter Nanga Parbat: Progress on Rupal Side, Arrivals at Diamir BC

After negotiating complexities of Pakistani bureaucracy, all five Nanga Parbat teams are up against the mountain itself now.

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Pythom Interview: Sung Taek Hong About Lhotse South Face Expedition 2015

Mr Hong is hoping to return to the mountain, as early as spring 2016.

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Winter Nanga Parbat: The “Cold Race” Resumes

The much awaited winter Nanga Parbat season has kicked off.

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History of Winter Climbing Nanga Parbat

Twenty five teams have attempted Nanga Parbat in winter during past 27 years.

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This Week on Pythom

Everest movie poster pic of a different peak?

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This Week on Pythom

Lhotses and grizzlies

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Winter Nanga Parbat: Teams go for Pre-expedition Acclimatization

With calendar winter less than three weeks away, the teams are busy in pre-expedition acclimatization.

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Lhotse South Face: It's Over; Fourth Summit Push Unsuccessful

Final summit-bid was thwarted by fierce winds – reportedly as strong as 150km/hr – at C1, this morning.

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This Week on Pythom

Review of last week's main adventure headlines.

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A little turkey story rerun

Traditions matter

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Winter Nanga Parbat: The Battle Continues

Five teams will be aiming for first winter ascent of Nanga Parbat.

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This Week on Pythom

Lhotse, Antarctica and Amazon

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Lhotse Current: 1990 South Face Flashback

1990, Russian Lhotse South Face diretissima

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Swiss trio climbs three virgin summits in India's Kashmir Himalaya

Stephan Siegrist, Thomas Senf and Dres Abegglen made the first ascents in the Kashmir region of India's Himalaya

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Indian duo summit virgin peak in India

6000 m (19,685 ft) virgin peak in Himachal Pradesh by Arjun Vajpai and Bhupesh Kumar

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Everest 2016 by human power and w/out 02: Interview with Jelle Veyt

About homelessness, Everest earthquake, and biking the world

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Icarus Trophy: Birdmen Launch Race across US

The "longest and toughest air race on the planet" kicking off Monday

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Summit Push on Dhaulagiri, Koreans on the way to Lhotse South Face

French team has launched summit-bid on Dhaulagiri SW Pillar.

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Everest Summit Push: Kuriki Descending UPDATE 2

Kuriki descending from 8200 meters

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Manaslu Summits and Death, Rock falls Thwarts Annapurna South Face Expedition, Makalu’s Over

There have been over 80 Manaslu Summits and one Death. Annapurna South Face and Makalu expeditions end without success, though.

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"On The Nose one mistake will kill you,” Fiona Thornewill shares her climb

Fiona about leader and team mate, Hans Florine: "...to see a master climber go, and how fast; he was amazing to watch."

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First Summits on Manaslu, No Success on Makalu, Another Go on Everest

A group of climbers topped Manaslu, today. These are first summits of the season on Manaslu (or any other 8000m peak), this fall. Makalu team turned back from 8000m, though.

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Rocket Launch: Level 1 certificate

Certified Rocketeers at Black Rock

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Sky-skiing Makalu: Interview with Adrian Ballinger, final

About Everest, Hypoxico pre-acclimatization, and Makalu current

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Look, Ma, No Hands! The Wearable Cam Drone

The drone that wears like a watch

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Lhotse South Wall: Interview with Sung Taek Hong

It's been a tough year, Sung told us

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Himalaya Heads-Up: The Long Approach

Polar skiers moving independently

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Exweb interview with Hans Florine: "Place your hand on the base of El Capitan and look up”

"It was the first time I ran up The Nose with Steve Schneider that I realized how fun it was to cover huge amounts of vertical terrain"

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Action Begins - Annapurna South Face, Ski Makalu, Everest Reopens

Post Monsoon mountaineering season starts in Nepal.

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Nepal heads up: Rolwaling unclimbed peaks attempt

Ryan Waters and Eric Larsen in Kathmandu

 
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