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Nanga Parbat: Summit Push Details and Update on Other Climbers

It has been nearly a month since the start of winter climbing season and we have already witnessed one remarkable summit push on Nanga Parbat.

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Nanga Parbat: End of Tomek Mackiewicz’ Fifth Winter Attempt

Tomek Mackiewicz’ Fifth attempt on Nanga Parbat ends here, as he suffers a broken rib and fractured leg after a snow bridge at around 6500m broke, causing the Polish climber to fall 50 meters into a crevasse.

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(Updated) Nanga Parbat: Tomek & Elisabeth are Back in BC and the New Entrants

Lack of communication with Tomek Mackiewicz and Elisabeth Revol worries the climbing community, whereas Daniele Nardi and Russian Team continue their acclimatization, and two teams are expected to reach Nanga Parbat, soon.

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Winter Nanga Parbat | Tomek and Elisabeth at 7000m, Going Up Slowly

Tomek and Elisabeth have reached 7000m. Russian team and Daniele Nardi have resumed work on Schell and Mummery Rib routes.

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Nanga Parbat Winter Recall

"I may have called him mommy a few times," Ian Overton confessed about his expedition leader.

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Dupre Summits Winter Denali

Try and try again, Lonnie Dupre made it

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We are Charlie

Tribute and flashback.

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Nanga Parbat: Acclimatization and Progressing towards C2

Winter climbers, except the Iranians, have reached Nanga Parbat and are going forward with acclimatization and route establishment.

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Nanga Parbat Basecamps Established, Climbing Begins

With climbing permit of K2 winter expedition denied, focus shifts to Nanga Parbat where three teams are aiming for first winter ascent of the mountain.

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It's over: K2 winter permit scrubbed

Too many terrorists, said the Chinese

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Weekend Heads-up and Season's Greetings from the Pyramid

Digital Christmas card and word from the edges

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Winter 2015: K2 Permit Issues, Three Teams Ready For Nanga Parbat

Problems related to permit have delayed K2 team’s departure by at least two weeks.

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ExWeb Special: 2015 Everest and Himalaya Technology Roundtable, final

Final of the international mountaineers' tech and gear roundtable.

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ExWeb Special: 2015 Everest and Himalaya Mountaineers Tech Roundtable

Listen in on this unique digital fireside chat.

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Current: ExWeb interview with Simone Moro, "I'm going again this winter... "

He (re)started it, now it's finishing without him. Or is it? Moro talks to ExWeb.

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Winter 2015: Tomek Mackiewicz Begins Acclimatization in Rupal Valley

The Polish climber intends to conclude his acclimatization before going to Diamir side

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ExWeb influenced Spacesuit at TEDx

Cameron will show off the Mars suit at TEDx Brussels with Belgian trekker as test pilot

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K2 Winter Special: ExWeb Interview with Denis Urubko

Denis talks K2 with ExplorersWeb.

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History of Winter Climbing Nanga Parbat

Nanga Parbat has been attempted 21 times in winter, so far.

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History of Winter Climbing K2

K2 has been attempted just thrice in winter, compared to 21 attempts on Nanga Parbat.

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Lonnie Dupre to attempt Winter Denali again and Cold Love premiers

Adventure Film, Cold Love, premieres November 22nd ahead of Polar Climb 1 Launch

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Winter 2014/15: Preparations Underway for Exciting Ventures on K2, Nanga Parbat and Elsewhere

Teams are aiming first ascent of K2 and Nanga Parbat, and looking for another innovative projects in Himalayas.

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Fall 2014: Wrap Up

Post monsoon climbing season has been a mixed one with success and failures in Himalayas, this year.

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Debrief: Shivling - The Perfect Attempt

Portuguese climbing couple about lines less climbed in Indian Himalayas

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Fall 2014: First Ascents and New Routes in Indian Himalayas

Separate teams of Slovenian, Swiss and British climbers have achieved first ascents and opened some new routes in a less-climbed region of Indian Himalayas.

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Lhotse South Face: Koreans Heading Towards C4

Korean Lhotse climbers are back on the mountain with the aim to establish the final camp at around 8200m, before summit push.

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Mission to Mars: Stage 2 Report

We have entered the next phase.

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No Summit Push on Makalu, Canadians on Nuptse South Face

British Makalu team decided not to go for the summit. On Nuptse, Ian Welsted and Jason Kruk await improvement in conditions for summit-bid.

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Makalu SE Ridge Summit Push, Video from Lhotse South Face

British Makalu team is likely to leave for the summit from C4, tonight.

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Fall 2014: Summit-Bids on Makalu

SE Ridge team is all set for summit-push in next couple of days, whereas normal route climbers have been forced to retreat.

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Dhaulagiri Avalanche: Two Slovaks, Three Nepalese Missing (Updated)

An enormous avalanche hit Dhaulagiri BC on Tuesday, where the Slovak climbers were waiting for improvement in weather to resume the climb.

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Fall 2014: Bad Weather Halts the Progress on Lhotse, Makalu and Dhaulagiri

All expeditions remained in Base Camps during past few days due to snowstorm and bad weather. Updated.

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Fall 2014 : Success on Manaslu and Cho Oyu, Bad Season on Shishapangma

Another successful season on Manaslu and Cho Oyu, where majority of teams made it to the summit in a period of around 8 days. Contrarily, the conditions have been fatal on Shishapangma. All, but one fresh inbound team, have already left the mountain.

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ExWeb Special: 2014 Polar Tech Roundtable Conference

A unique polar tech roundtable conference. Enjoy.

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Fall Climbing Season at its Peak: Updates from Makalu to Shishapangma

Updates from all teams attempting eight thousanders this autumn.

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Speed on Manaslu: Andrzej Bargiel's New Record

Andrzej Bargiel summits Manaslu in 14 hrs and 05 mins, with 21 hrs and 14 mins round trip time.

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Shishapangma Avalanche: Two Climbers Disappear, One Survives Miraculously

Italian Andrea Zambaldi, Germans Sebastian Haag and Martin Maier were hit by an avalanche near 7900m, yesterday morning. The former two are missing, whereas Maier made it back to C3, this morning.

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Heads up: Using Thuraya in India

Your sat phone calling - Indian police?

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Fall 2014: First Summit Attempt on Manaslu and Proteins Kidnapped

Teams are heading up Manaslu whereas theft of food items is also reported from tents on the mountain.

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Video: Inside the Brawl on Mt. Everest

C2 when Ueli Steck and Simone Moro were attacked by angry Sherpa

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Fall 2014: Arrivals at BCs and Acclimatization Continue

Climbers on Manaslu are getting ready for summit push by next week. Cho Oyu and Shishapangma teams have reached C1. Makalu and Dhaulagiri climbers are still trekking towards BCs, whereas Koreans have kicked off the climb on Lhotse.

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From Summer Season: First Ascent of G-V, Unattempt on G-IV

Korean Seong Nakjong and An Chi Young claimed first ascent of Gasherbrum V (7147m), this summer, whereas Kyle Dempster and Urban Novak’s Gasherbrum IV (7925m) West Face expedition couldn't kickoff.

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Fall 2014: Teams Roll On to Base Camps

Mountaineering teams are reaching the big mountains, as monsoon rains recede. Several expeditions have just established the Base Camps, and are about to kick off their climbs.

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Animated map of global weather conditions

Wind, temperature and ocean currents forecast

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ExWeb Makalu interview with Colin Scott: the South-East Ridge

The major technical difficulties are high on the mountain – above 7000m

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Elbrus record? Still belongs to Andrzej Bargiel, RussianClimb says

Veteran Elbrus race news source RussianClimb corrects

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Mountaintop telemetry: Mont Blanc in 1874, K2 in 2014, and weathermen about the spring Everest icefall accident

The first mountaintop weather station was built on Mont Blanc 140 years ago. This year brought first real time data from K2.

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ExWeb interview with K2 summiteer Adrian Hayes, "the mountain will never be tamed"

A reputation of sustained steepness, numerous vertical rock bands, regular 80 or 90 ice slopes, exposure, constant rock fall and ever present avalanche danger

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K2: Summit Statistics and Times Are Changing

Overview of summits this season and how climbing K2 changed over the course of time.

 
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