Alpine style

The climbers and representatives of the Mount Everest Foundation in Kathmandu.

Nepalese Guides to Attempt a First Ascent in Western Nepal

After they finished guiding on Everest, Vinayak Jalla Malla,...
A massive north face of ice and rock.

Russian Trio to Attempt the Unclimbed North Face of The Ogre

The North Face of Baintha Brakk I (7,285m), commonly...
nanda devi peak

Three Elite Alpinists Ready to Start Up Remote, Difficult Nanda Devi East

Manu Pellisier of France, Marko Prezelj of Slovenia, and...
Impressive Karakoram peak with a distinctive pillar yet unclimbed

Alpine Style Action: Cutting Edge Grants For 2024

Every spring for over a century, the American Alpine...
The Stane Belak-Strauf Memorial Route.

Classic Climbs: The Northwest Face of Ama Dablam, 1996

For many, 6,814m Ama Dablam is one of the...
A climber on a vertical ice gully, Lakes in background

New Himalayan Alpine-Style Route by Dubouloz and Welfringer

Charles Dubouloz and Simon Welfringer describe themselves as dreamers...
climber high on a granite cliff

Making the Most of It in Alaska’s Ruth Gorge

There’s a tradition of improvisation on Mount Dickey in...
Tirich Mir, the highest peak of the Hindu Kush range.

Free Permits for Tirich Mir in 2024-25

Overlooking the town of Chitral in Pakistan, Tirich Mir's...
The Himalayan unclimbed peaks under the sun.

South Korean Pair Target Two New Khumbu Routes

Ahn Chi-young and Woo Seok-ju of South Korea will...
a climber on a pile of stones, in front of a big ice face.

Nives Meroi Clears Up Their Kangchenjunga Plans

Peter Hamor, Nives Meroi, and Romano Benet's upcoming expedition...
General view of Kangchenjunga massif, with 4 points marked.

Hamor, Meroi, and Benet Back to Kangchenjunga

Old rockers never die, they say, and veteran alpinists...
The climbers carry their skis on their backpacks and headlamps as they walk on a narrow ridge with the first lights of day.

K2 Training, Vedrines-Style, in the French Alps

"We don’t do all this just for sport. We...
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...

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