Himalaya Update: More From Ueli, Other Himalayan Peaks

Ueli Steck continues his acclimatization process in Nepal, as he and climbing partner Simon Anthamatten prepare for their attempt on Annapurna. According to their most recent update over at the Hardwear Sessions Blog, Ueli and Simon have left Kathmandu for Lukla, and actually arrived in Namche Bazar yesterday. They’ll spend a day their acclimatizing before … Read more

ExWeb Posts 2008 Everest and Himalaya Climbing List!

In what has become a yearly tradition, the good folks over at Explorers Web have posted the 2008 Himalaya Spring Expedition List, which includes the teams headed for Everest. In their summary article ExWeb notes that as of this moment, there are 31 teams scheduled to go up the South Side of Everest, up from … Read more

Himalayan Update: The Season Wanes

Autumn has only returned to the Northern Hemisphere for a week and a half, but already the Fall climbing season in the Himalaya has begun to close. MountEverest.net has an update on all the action as some teams prepare to make their final assaults while others give in and go home. The mixed Canadian/International Team … Read more

Himalayan Update: Summits Bids On Manaslu and Cho Oyu

MountEverest.net brings us more news from the Himalaya this morning with reports that summit bids are about to get underway, as Fall officially arrives. On Manaslu, the mixed Canadian/International Team have now gone up to 6900m, well past C2. They’ve been fixing ropes and acclimatizing as they go, but report that the weather has been … Read more

Himalaya Update: Fall Belongs To The Girls!

The Fall climbing season is approaching rapidly and it seems like every day a new expedition is announced. MountEverest.net has the latest news on what’s happening in Nepal, including reports on the top women climbers heading for 8000m peaks. First and foremost, is a group of girls from Singapore who have already undergone the Puja … Read more

Himalaya Update: Gearing Up On Everest and Elsewhere

More news from MountEverest.net today concerning the ongoing climbs on Everest and elsewhere in the Himalaya. It’s mid-May now, so obviously things are about to get intense on Everest, while others are finishing up climbs on various other peaks. On Everest things are really heating up with teams moving up the mountain on both sides. … Read more

Himalaya Update: Now It’s On To Annapurna!

We’ve got a new Himalaya Wrap-up today over at MountEverest.net. With teams in BC on Everest, and high winds forcast for the next several days, it’s time to check in on how the teams are doing on other mountains. Iñaki Ochoa has left Dhaulagiri, after topping out on the mountain, and is now headed to … Read more

Himalayan Climbing Update

Another climbing update from MountEverest.net today brings us news on the Spring Climbing Season in the Himalaya. Things are really picking up with all kinds of news starting to roll in. Swiss Climber Ueli Steck has big plans for Annapurna, where he intends to climb the mountain by a new route, solo and in alpine … Read more

2007 Everest and Himalaya Expedition List

MountEverest.net has posted the first edition of their 2007 Everest and Himalaya Climbing Expedition List. You’ll find all kinds of interesting expeditions on the list. Such as David Tait’s Double Traverse of Everest, The Chinese taking the Olympic Torch to the summit, Nives Meroi & Romano Benet gong for their 9th 8000m peak, without supplemental … Read more