Everest 2019: Weekend Update April 14

“Welcome to Base Camp!” has been heard over and over this past week. Teams are arriving at EBC daily and on the Tibet side, the roads are full with SUVs driving to CBC. Look for first foreign climbs into the Icefall this next week. But first what happened last...

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Everest 2019: Prayers Before Climbing

Ceremonies mark life. Many come with a birth of a child, a union of a couple or upon death. For the Sherpa, they will not climb Everest without one such ceremony, a Puja. But first, the news. Today’s Headlines Team after team is arriving at EBC while the roads are...

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Adam Ondra: The Balkans Roadtrip

From establishing a beautiful 9a+/5.15a in Bosnia during the Drill and Chill festival to a first go attempt at Croatia’s formidable 8c/5.14b multi-pitch Spomin, Adam Ondra’s recent road trip through the Balkans of southeastern Europe was, by all accounts, historic....

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