Alpine style

Vedrines and Billon on the summit of Les Droites

Benjamin Vedrines on the Historic Dru-Droites-Jorasses Trilogy

The international climbing community is starting to comprehend the...
An unnamed 3,000'er near the south wall of Shkhara.

Shkhara Team Delays Climb, Warms Up on Unnamed Peak

A few days ago, the Hungarian National Climbing Team...
A photo from the Shkhara south face attempt four years ago.

Shkhara Winter Expedition Reaches the Glacier

The Hungarian National Climbing Team has started its winter...
Topo of the 800m-long Diretissima route on the north face of Schrammacher.

New Route for Sieberer and Waldner on Schrammacher’s North Face

There is still room for true adventure and new...
The planned new route on Shkhara's south face.

Winter Expedition Heads to Georgia’s Highest Peak

The Hungarian National Climbing Team is heading to Georgia...
The sun rises on the upper sections of Civetta.

Winter Dolomites: New Route On The East Face of Civetta

Contrary to last season (which was very dry), the...
two pictures showing two completely different summits.

Nepali Ascent of Chhopa Bamare Disputed

It turns out that the claimed first Nepali ascent...
Jannu's snowy north face

Top 10 Expeditions of 2023: #3: Jannu North Face

One of the "remaining problems" of Himalayan climbing was...
From left to right: Mathieu Maynadier, Roger Schaeli, and Simon Gietl.

Top 10 Expeditions of 2023: #5: Meru South

On May 13, Mathieu Maynadier, Roger Schaeli, and Simon...
the leading climber shots a photo of his partner, climbing below on mixed terrain.

Colin Haley Back in Patagonia

Three months after attempting Cerro Torre solo during the...
The climbers on the summit.

Top 10 Expeditions of 2023: #7: Sura Peak

Marek Holecek returned from his spring in Nepal with...
Romano Benet amongst the seracs.

Top 10 Expeditions of 2023: #8: Kabru South

Peter Hamor didn't have a rewarding experience on Kangchenjunga...
The climbers in the street of a small village, with snow-capped hills in background.

Nepalis Bag First Ascent of Khumjungar Himal

Prakash Gurung and Yukta G are back in Tange...
the climbers climb up a ladder on the snow, with old clothes and o2 systems, in a colored photograph,

Mount Everest Foundation Opens Grant Program To Nepalis

The UK's Mount Everest Foundation is opening its grant...
The climbers hold an expedition banner on a rocky high plain, with a stone hut and a tent behind them.

Sherpa Guides Go Alpine Style During Winter Break

Sherpas who guide most of the year typically relax...
Matteo Della Bordella

Matteo Della Bordella’s 2023: From Patagonia to the Karakoram

Matteo Della Bordella has always sought new lines on...
The granite spires of cerros Torre, Egger and Standhardt, with rags of clouds in front.

A Solo Winter Attempt on Cerro Torre

Three months ago, American Colin Haley confronted the mighty...
Two climbers on a smooth granite face, they partially swamped glacier at their feet.

New Climbs on Baffin Island

Noah Besen, James Klemmensen, Shira Biner, and Amanda Bischke...
A skier descending a steep slope with the brown Tibetan plateau as backdrop.

Six Young Guides Make First Ski Descents in Central Nepal

What happens when two teams fly to Nepal with...
the climber appears at the end of a sharp snow ridge, folowing the rope, with a sea of peaks behing him.

Polish Climbers Share Details of New Chobutse Route

This fall, Wadim Jablonski and Maciej Kimel of Poland...
the climber up a vertical ice gully.

Zdenek Hak and Radoslav Groh Set New Route on Cholatse

Piolet d'Or winners Zdenek Hak and Radoslav Groh have...
A climber in the shade of the north face, getting his backpack ready.

Japanese Duo Attempts Unclimbed Peak in Eastern Nepal

Another Japanese team has just returned from the Kangchenjunga...
The climber climbing up a smooth, steep ice field, as seen from the leading climber above.

Piolet d’Or Winner Tim Miller On a True Climbing Adventure

Tim Miller is the Millennial half of a cutting-edge...
Close shot of the climbers with helmets and hoods on, cloudy background.

Ramsden and Miller Bag Major First Ascent in Remote Western Nepal

Paul Ramsden and Tim Miller of the UK are...

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