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)
Gasherbrum I.

A Summary of Past Winter Expeditions on Gasherbrum I

Gasherbrum I, or Hidden Peak, lies in the Karakoram...
climber near the top of a frozen waterfall

New Route on Patagonia’s Cerro San Valentin

In five tough but glorious days last week, Spaniards...
Nieves Gil (left) and Lucia Guichot.

Spanish Women Climb Fitz Roy’s ‘Supercanaleta’

After six intense days and five bivouacs, Lucia Guichot...

Let’s Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of International Mountain Day

Today, Dec. 11, is International Mountain Day. It all began...
Marapi erupts.

Eleven Found Dead Out Of Twelve Missing After Indonesian Eruption

As we reported earlier this week, 11 people were...
Cerro Nora West in winter

A First Ascent In Northern Patagonia

Last week, Italians Paolo Marazzi and Luca Schiera made...
San Boran Peak.

Avalanche Kills Five Climbers in Iran

On Nov. 24, an avalanche hit nine members of...
El Capitan.

A Great Two Weeks on El Cap

It has been a busy November on El Capitan...
Panch Chuli V.

Great Tales in Mountaineering History: Panch Chuli, 1992

In the summer of 1992, an Indian-British expedition headed...
Eywa, the new line of Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini on the northwest face of Sass Pordoi, in the Dolomites.

Gietl, Messini Set New Line in the Dolomites

Between Nov. 9 and 16, Simon Gietl and climbing...
Laura Rogora climbing Lapsus in Andonno, Italy.

Laura Rogora Makes First Female Ascent of ‘Lapsus’

Italian climber Laura Rogora has made the first female...
Kluchevskaya Sopka volcano.

Russian Outfitter Gets Four Years in Prison For 2022 Kluchevskaya Disaster

Andrey Stepanov, the head of the Extreme Time travel...
The Nose.

The First British Pair To Free Climb The Nose

Alex Waterhouse and Billy Ridal have free climbed The...
Adam Ondra climbing.

Adam Ondra Onsights ‘El Gran Bellanco’ in Montanejos, Spain

Czech ace Adam Ondra has onsighted El Gran Bellanco....
Jorge Diaz-Rullo climbing in Margalef.

Jorge Diaz-Rullo Opens Fiendishly Hard Route in Spain

Spanish pro climber Jorge Diaz-Rullo recently sent two new...
"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...

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