Winter Climbs 2020: Moro and Lunger to Attempt Gasherbrum Traverse

The Summit of Gasherbrum I

We’re now less than three weeks from the official start of winter here in the Northern Hemisphere, which means some of the best mountaineers in the world are getting ready to depart on some seriously challenging expeditions. We already know that several teams will attempt K2 in the days ahead, as they look to make … Read more

Video: Pobeda – Climbing the Coldest Mountain in the World

Tamra Lunger and Simone Moro are no strangers to climbing tall, impossibly cold peaks. But this past winter they traveled to Sibera to take on a mountain named Pik Pobeda, which holds the distinction of being the coldest peak on the planet. To put things in perspective, temperatures on the mountain reached -71.3ºC (-96.3ºF), turning … Read more

Winter Climbs 2018: Poles Make a Change on K2, Summit in Siberia

While it has only been a couple of days since I posted my last update on the major winter expeditions that we’ve been following so far this year. There has been a steady stream of news over the weekend that makes it worth of yet another update. Things are happening quickly right now, and the … Read more

Winter Climbs 2018: Moro and Lunger Head to Siberia

The winter climbing season is barely underway, and so far our attention has mostly been focused on Alex Txikon’s no-O’s attempt on Everest and the Polish team currently en route to K2. But there are some other interesting climbs to keep an eye on as well, including the latest expedition for Simone Moro and Tamara … Read more

Himalaya Spring 2017: Moro and Lunger End Kangchenjunga Skyline Expedition

One of the expeditions that I was most interested in following this season was Simone Moro and Tamara Lunger’s attempt to traverse the entire length of the Kangchenjunga Massif. Their daring climb was truly one of the most audacious and difficult announced for the spring of 2017, and I appreciated the fact that these two … Read more

Himalaya Spring 2017: The Kangchenjunga Skyline Expedition – 3 Miles Across the Death Zone

Earlier today I posted a story about some interesting expeditions to follow in the Himalaya this spring the aren’t taking place on Everest. Not long after that story went live on The Adventure Blog, we got news of yet another very interesting climb that is set to get underway soon as well, with one of … Read more