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Dozens of expeditions took advantage of favorable weather to reach the world’s highest point on Thursday

The alpinist navigated sheer descents amid whiteout conditions to complete the first descent of the world’s fifth-highest peak

A Russian climber and a Nepali guide were involved in separate tragedies during a busy weekend in the Himalayas

A storm brewing off the coast of India has teams at Base Camp starting their bids for the summit this week

Several mountaineers have ambitious plans to climb multiple 8,000-meter peaks this season

Nepal’s Department of Tourism has issued roughly 30 percent fewer permits in 2022 than the record-breaking 408 it did a year ago

German mountaineer Jost Kobusch is chasing a seemingly impossible record on the world’s most famous peak

The Ukrainian Embassy has asked Nepali officials to block Russian mountaineers from the high peaks

A longtime Everest chronicler examines how much it actually costs to climb the world’s highest mountain in 2022—and where the money goes

One inspired the world, one is in danger of being forgotten, and one disappeared

Garrett Madison was sued by one of his clients in 2020 after he called off an expedition, saying it was too dangerous. A final court order states the client was not entitled to a refund and that guides should not fear lawsuits when making decisions about safety.

Two climbers want to be the youngest to summit the 14 peaks, big tricks at Nazaré, and avalanche safety becomes art

Christina Birch becomes pro cycling’s first astronaut, a new route on Mount Everest sidesteps Khumbu Icefall, and CopenHill wins an award

In an excerpt from his new book, ‘There and Back: Photographs from the Edge,’ the renowned climber and filmmaker recounts a 2003 expedition with snowboarder Stephen Koch

The new Netflix documentary chronicles Nirmal Purja’s journey to summit the planet’s 8,000-meter peaks in less than seven months

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