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No Success on Gasherbrum I Southwest Face

Czech Climbers are back in BC after two weeks.

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GI SW Face Summit Push: Czech Climbers Bivouacking Below Summit, Await Better Weather

It has already been more than a week since their departure from Base Camp.

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Mariano Galvan’s Broad Peak Ascent Details

Argentinian mountaineer Mariano Galvan solo climbed Broad Peak via Carlos Carsolio’s 1994 route above C3, in a marathon 52 hour summit-bid in July.

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'Visit Nepal to Help Nepal’: Rolwaling Valley

Italians collaborate with Mount Everest Summitters Club, Rolwaling

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Gasherbrum I SW Face: Czech New Route Summit-Bid is Underway

Marek Holecek and Tomas Petrecek went up from BC on August 7th.

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Broad Peak 2015 Summit # 1: Mariano Galvan via Unrepeated Carsolio 1994 route

Mariano Galvan summited Broad Peak on July 17th - alone, via Carlos Carsolio’s unrepeated 1994 route, in a marathon 52 hour summit-bid above C3.

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Czech Gasherbrum I SW Face Climbers Waiting for Weather Window

Marek Holecek and Tomas Petrecek are still at Gasherbrum I Base Camp; fully acclimatized and ready for summit-bid as soon as weather permits.

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Summer 2015: List of Summits this Season (Updated)

Listing summits on Broad Peak and Gasherbrum I& II, this season.

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Leo Houlding's reflections on Mirror Wall’s First Ascent

"Tactically highly complex … going up into the unknown each shift has tested a lifetime of experience and knowledge”

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Action group: Insecurity in Mexican high mountains

Action group calls for attention: assaults but no government action

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Link Sar: First Ascent of West summit (6938m) by Jon Griffith and Andy Houseman

Jon Griffith and Andy Houseman couldn’t make it to main summit, but have become first climbers to reach Link Sar's west summit (6938m).

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Filming Deceased Climbers, Ignoring Appeals to Save a Life: Disappointing Display of Mountaineering Ethics

Mike Horn films body parts of a deceased climber and publishes it on Facebook. Gasherbrum climbers ignore calls for search/rescue of a missing Pole.

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Andrzej Bargiel: I'm rather ashamed of those climbers, nobody tried to help search for Olek"

Commercial climbing removes sense of personal responsibility, Bargiel said

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Summer 2015: Search for Olek Ostrowski Ends without Success, Broad Peak Summit Push, K2 is Over and GI New Route Update (Updated)

Polish skier Olek Ostrowski has been lost on GII. K2 teams are leaving the mountain without any success, but with few injuries. A summit push on Broad Peak is happening now and some of Gasherbrum climbers are still at BC.

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Andrzej Bargiel Claims Broad Peak Summit and Ski Descent, Polish Skier missing on GII (Updated)

Andrzej Bargiel reached the summit and made a full skiing descent. Another Polish skier, Olek Ostrowski, went missing on GII after an unsuccessful summit-bid.

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Broad Peak Summit Push Thwarted, K2 Climbing Season Threatened by Dangerous Climbing Conditions

Deep snow below Col, high wind and bad conditions forced climbers to abort the attempt and retreat to lower camps. K2 climbing season is seriously threatened by dangerous climbing conditions on mountain.

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Summit-bids Update: Gasherbrum-I SUMMITed, K2 Summit-bid Thwarted, G2 and Broad Peak Teams on The Rise - Updated

GI team reached the top a while ago. GII and Broad Peak summit-bids are underway without any significant delay, so far. However, there has been a major setback on K2 and summit-push parties are back in Base Camp.

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GI and GII Summit-Bids, K2 & Broad Peak Teams Mourn the Loss of HAP

Summit pushes are currently underway on GI and GII, whereas Broad Peak and K2 climbers mourn the loss of Pakistani HAP on Broad Peak.

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Broad Peak Avalanche - 01 Presumed Dead, Multiple Injuries

Tragedy hit Karakoram climbing season this morning when an avalanche swept down a group of climbers on Broad Peak.

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Gasherbrum II Summits and More summit-pushes, Gasherbrum I teams in C3 - Updated

Defying difficult snow conditions, first group of climbers summited Gasherbrum II yesterday. More GI and GII summit bids are underway.

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K2 Teams Continue the Acclimatization

K2 teams continue rope fixing, gear transportation to higher camps and acclimatization on the mountain. Swiss team, who reached around 7500m today, has been highest on the mountain so far.

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Hello Pluto! The Pics are In

Rock and icy mountains

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Final Round of Acclimatization on Broad Peak

After a (suspected) bad weather break over the weekend, majority of teams are currently finalizing acclimatization and are planning for summit pushes starting from next week.

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Hello Pluto, an artist's view

An artist's view and story while we wait for today's close encounter pictures from Pluto.

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Pluto: Robot Explorer expected to Call Home Tonight/Updated

Overview of gear (story updated with successful signal)

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First Summit Bids of the Season on GII and GI

After a few days of intermittent weather, the conditions in Karakoram have improved. Teams on Gasherbrums don’t want to let this summit window go away and have already left Base Camps.

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Pluto shows Mystery Face for One Last Time

Last best pic of Pluto's far side

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Final Countdown to Last Outpost in our Solar System

HI/AI combo approaching a goldmine of resources.

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Progress on K2, Broad Peak and Gasherbrums as Good Weather Conditions Hold

Weather conditions in Karakoram have been excellent since last week and teams are making significant progress on all the mountains.

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Gasherbrum Teams Start Acclimatization; Difficult Conditions Reported

Majority of GI and GII teams have reached Base Camp and started the acclimatization. Like K2 and Broad Peak, excessive snow is reported from Gasherbrum as well.

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Broad Peak Climbers Marching in towards BC

Majority of teams will be reaching the mountain in next few days.

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K2 2015: Couple of Teams Reach Base Camp, Others still on the Way to Mountain

Few teams have reached Base Camps and are working on acclimatization and route fixing. Many expeditions are still trekking and shall reach the mountains in next few days. After a remarkably successful 2014, the number of climbers to K2 has almost doubled.

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Art of War on Nanga Parbat

If the mountain police is busy.

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Pakistan: Russell Brice briefing at ACP

Climb mean but clean, Brice was told.

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Summer 2015 Teams Locations Update

summarizing the status of majority of K2, Broad Peak and Gasherbrum expeditions.

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The Journey towards Mountain BCs Begins; Climbers Arriving in Pakistan

Multiple teams have arrived in Islamabad, and are travelling towards Skardu, whereas other climbers are about to start the Trek to BCs.

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Exweb interview with Suze Kelly, final: "They want us to continue"

AC lost staff climbers 2 years straight on Everest. Today Suzy talks about changes brought about from the tragedies and AC's future.

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Everest earthquake debrief, Exweb interview with Suze Kelly: "It was like walking in to the scene from a plane crash"

They lost 9 Sherpa in 2 seasons on Mount Everest: an interview with Suze Kelly of Adventure Consultants

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Summer 2015: Climbing Action in Karakoram Begins Soon

Summarizing important expeditions of Summer 2015 climbing season.

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Mountain Guides "heroes" in Earthquake

They made abseiling equipment and attended to injured in Malaysia EQ

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Gasherbrum I SW Face New Route: Czech Attempt 3

Czech climbers Marek Holecek and Tomas Petrecek will try to complete the new route in alpine style.

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Climbers' Nepal Earthquake Update: Thoughts From the Ground

Tins replace tarp, monsoon approaches, Adrian's advice to charity adventurers

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Quake cuts Ear of Borneo's Mt Kinabalu

Hiking peak changes profile.

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Swiss K2 2015: From Swtizerland to Skardu in Mercedes-Benz

Mike Horn, Fred Roux and Köbi Reichen travelled through 10 different countries over the past two weeks to reach Pakistan from Chinese side.

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Climbers' Quake Efforts, interview with Adrian Hayes: "Re-building houses needs cash"

"One guy with two porters is never going to save the world," Adrian says, but the reward of doing something is huge.

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Young gun to attempt all Snow Leopard Peaks

19 year old Juho Knuuttila from Finland to attempt in alpine style

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"K2: Siren of the Himalayas" launches in Europe, Netflix U.S. and platforms worldwide

A climbing group's 2009 attempt to summit the world's most challenging peak

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Climbers' Quake Efforts: Call for Rolwaling and latest from Hayes (updated)

Shoutout for a forgotten border valley. UPDATE 7.3 quake strikes today (previous was 7.8)

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Annapurna to Barpak: Don Bowie climbing team reports from remote Nepal

Bowie, Erdmann, Roskelley, Barber and Nuril report, destroyed villages receive

 
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