Winter Climbs 2020: Lonnie Dupre Retreats on Hunter But Isn’t Finished Yet

Yesterday I shared a couple of updates of two winter mountaineering expeditions that have been ongoing. In that update, we learned that polar explorer/climber Lonnie Dupre was about to launch a summit push on Mt. Hunter in Alaska, with the hopes of topping out sometime yesterday. But as it turns out, the weather conditions didn’t … Read more

Winter Climbs 2020: Polish Team Leaves Batura Sar, Lonnie Dupre Makes Summit Push

While all of the big 8000-meter peak expeditions have called it quits and gone home by now, there are still a few updates from ongoing winter expeditions. Here in the Northern Hemisphere, there is technically still about a week and a half of winter left, and a handful of teams have been struggling to complete … Read more

Lonnie Dupre is Crowdfunding His 2021 Greenland Dogsled Adventure

American explorer Lonnie Dupre has always been a trailblazer when it comes to doing things his own way. After all, he is the first person to climb Denali solo in January, while other past expeditions have included crossing the Bearing Strait by dogsled, traversing the Northwest Passage by dogsled, and he traveled to the North … Read more

Winter Climbs 2019: K2 Summit Push Begins, First Winter Ascent in Canadian Yukon

After spending the past couple of days in southern California testing a new ebike we’re ready to get back t business here at The Adventure Blog. There has been some interesting developments in the world outdoor adventure while I was away, including updates from Pakistan on the last team standing on K2, as well as … Read more

Winter Climbs 2019: K2 Teams Unite, Dupre Exits Mt. Hunter

K2 Pakistan

The 2019 winter climbing season continues to ramp up with interesting developments in all of the major expeditions we’re following this year. As usual for any winter mountaineering project the weather dictates the pace, and ultimately the chances of success, but so far all of the teams are optimistic and focused on achieving their goals. … Read more

Winter Climbs 2019: K2, Nanga Parbat, Mt. Hunter and Others on the Hit List

K2 Pakistan

Today is December 21, the first official day of winter in the Northern Hemisphere –– at least by most people’s reckoning. That means it’s time for the winter climbing season to get underway as expedition teams are now gearing up for some significant challenges in the weeks ahead. As the rest of prepare for winter … Read more

Lonnie Dupre Returns to Mt. Hunter in Alaska to Attempt Solo Winter Ascent

While most of the mountaineering community will be turning its attention to K2 after the new year to see how the two teams making their attempt at the first winter ascent of that mountain fare, some of us will also be keeping a close eye on Lonnie Dupre. The experienced polar explorer and mountaineer will … Read more