It has been a wild week in adventure: Man has confronted nature with every type of result, but in the end, it was the women who stole the show.
—By Tetsuhiko Endo
Spring is always hectic in the Himalaya and 2010 has been no different. This week proved to be noteworthy for both its positives and negatives. As reported earlier, South Korean Oh Eun-Sun became the disputed queen of the the 14ers with her ascent of Annapurna. For more on the controversy, check out this insightful BBC article that breaks down the controversy surrounding her claim.