Kris Annapurna

Kris Annapurna

Title: Writer, real state agent in Spain, translator and interpreter
Location: Madrid, Spain
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  • Topics of Expertise: Alpinism, history of alpinism, news, stories, updates, expeditions, great mountain ranges, Himalaya, Karakoram, Pamir, other mountain ranges, wingsuiting, climbing, free solo, BASE, mountaineering literature, outdoors.
  • Years in This Expertise: 4 years active by publishing a special account on mountaineering on Twitter, almost 1 year at ExplorersWeb.
  • Number of Products & Number of Hours Expert Has Tested: 10,000+ hours

Education & Certifications

  • Education: Complutense University Madrid, Spain. Philology
  • Years of Writing: 4+ at personal level, almost 1 year for Explorersweb
  • Certifications: Translator (specializing in criminal law)

A Word From KrisAnnapurna

  • Why Author Chose This Career: As a writer for ExplorersWeb, I feel myself a very lucky person. I love this job and the team. I feel that I can be creative when suggesting topics and writing. All my colleagues are supportive and never cut my wings. My passion is writing about alpinism, climbing and mountaineering. I spend more than eight hours per day dedicating myself to it.
  • How Author Began Career: I started to be interested in mountaineering communication thanks to my friend, Sebastian Alvaro, who for more than 30 years was the director and creator of Al Filo de Lo Imposible, the acclaimed documentary series about the best era of Spanish alpinism. Through him, I met a lot of alpinists and learned their stories and careers. I started to run a Twitter account dedicated to mountaineering.
  • Personal Interests: Sports history in general, fencing (epee), reading, dogs and animals in general, trekking, painting, music, drawing. When younger: sprinter (100m)
"Cold Therapy", the direct route of Oswaldo Freire and Joshua Jarrin on Ganchenpo's north face.

A Great Autumn For Freire and Jarrin: Today, Ganchenpo North Face

IFMGA mountain guides Joshua Jarrin of the U.S. and...
Barbara Zangerl climbing 'Meltdown'.

Barbara Zangerl Makes Third Repetition of ‘Meltdown’ in Yosemite

Barbara Zangerl of Austria has climbed Meltdown (5.14c /...
The first ascent's route of Yansa Tsenji a.k.a Dhagpache or Dragpoche.

A First Ascent in the Langtang Himal

On Oct. 28, IFMGA mountain guides Joshua Jarrin of...
Miles Fullman (left) and Tyler Karow on the summit of Half Dome.

American Duo Climb Yosemite Triple Crown In Under a Day

Last weekend, Tyler Karow and Miles Fullman climbed Yosemite's...
Jorge Diaz-Rullo celebrates his climb

Jorge Diaz-Rullo Sends ‘Bibliographie’ in France

Jorge Diaz-Rullo of Spain has completed Bibliographie (9b+) on...
The Smith Rock Craggin' Classic.

U.S. Man Arrested for Plotting to Kill Several Climbers

A 39-year-old Portland, Oregon man, Samson Zebturiah Garner, was...
Nadya Oleneva.

Nadya Oleneva Found Dead on Dhaulagiri I

There is sad news from Nepal, where a rescue...
Volcan Puntiagudo in Los Lagos, Chile.

Two Extreme Skiers Die On Chilean Volcano

On Oct. 11, Christophe Henry of Chamonix, one of...
Nadezhda Oleneva rock climbing

Top Russian Female Climber Missing on Dhaulagiri

Nadezhda Oleneva, one of Russia's best women climbers, is...
Tired but enjoying the experience.

He’s an Alien: Kilian Jornet Runs 485Km, Up 177 Peaks, in 8 Days

On Oct. 10, Kilian Jornet concluded a frenetic ascent...
Goettler, Boucansaud and Pierrel on the summit of Cho Polu.

Cho Polu and a First Ascent in the Himalaya

David Goettler, Lucien Boucansaud, and Guillaume Pierrel have just...
The view of the two ramps from Laguna Sucia.

A Big Wall Ski Descent in Patagonia

On September 21, Vivian Bruchez, Aurelien Lardy, and Jules...

The Five Highest Unclimbed Mountains in the World. # 5: Tongshanjiabu

In this series, we look at the world’s five...
map of the new route

New Route on Marmolada’s South Face

Italian climbers Matteo Della Bordella, Maurizio Giordani, Max Faletti,...
Sebastien Bouin climbing 'Lapsus' a few days ago.

Seb Bouin Repeats Stefano Ghisolfi’s ‘Lapsus’ in Italy

French climber Seb Bouin has repeated Lapsus in Andonno,...
Marva Peak, Peru and the new route of the first ascent of the peak.

Slovakian Duo Makes First Ascent of a Peruvian 5,000’er

From July 15 to Aug. 15, Slovakian climbers Marek...
"Identitat" of Simon Gietl on the west face of Mittlerer Zwolfer in the Sexten Dolomites, Italy.

Solo First Ascent in the Dolomites

Simon Gietl has made a new solo first ascent,...
Piotr Rozek, Tomasz Kujawski, and Wojciech Mazik in the Ala Archa region in Kyrgyzstan.

Busy Polish Trio Completes Several Routes in the Tien Shan

Between September 1 and September 18, Polish climbers Piotr...
Kei Narita, Yudai Suzuki and Yuu Nishida on the summit of 6,400m Ghamubar Zom V.

Japanese Trio Make First Ascent of 6,400m Ghamubar Zom V

On their second try, Yudai Suzuki, Kei Narita, and...
"Ya Pe Cholo" on the northwest face of 6,162m Ranrapalca.

New Route in the Cordillera Blanca

At the end of August, Eneko Pou, Iker Pou,...

The Five Highest Unclimbed Mountains in the World. #4: Karjiang I

In this series, we look at the world's five...
Sharphu VI

Japanese Teams Attempting Unclimbed 6,000’ers

Piolet d'Or winner Yasuhiro Hanatani is leading a Japanese...
Trango Tower (a.k.a Nameless Tower). Photo: Mirco

Italian Pair Repeats ‘Eternal Flame’ on the Nameless Tower

Last week, two Italian climbers, Mirco Grasso and Giacomo...

Danger in the Alps: Huge Rockfalls on the Eiger and the Matterhorn

Alpinist Robert Jasper reported today that a large rockfall...

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