Alps

Dani Arnold climbing on Salbitschijen.

Dani Arnold Completes Three Classic Alpine Ridges in Under 10 Hours

On June 11, Dani Arnold, well-known for his solo...
Mathis Garayt, Arthur Poindefert and Kilian Moni on the top of Dent du Geant after the climb.

Hearts of Giants: A First Repeat in the Mont Blanc Massif

On June 17, three young French climbers, Kilian Moni,...
Hillary Gerardi ascending Mont Blanc.

New Female FKT on Mont Blanc: 7h25’28”

On June 17, Hillary Gerardi, a professional American ultra-marathoner...
Fluchthorn after the rockfall.

Apocalypse in the Alps: Major Summit Collapses

On June 11, a huge chunk of the summit...
Maxime Manhes.

Skier Falls 600m to Death in the Alps

On June 7, a young skier fell to his...
Two,Climbers,On,A,Snow,Ridge,In,The,Alps

Christophe Profit Found Guilty of Removing Safety Gear From Mont Blanc

When career alpinist Christophe Profit removed safety equipment from...
stone cabins

Weekend Warm-Up: One Year Renovating Two Stone Cabins in the Italian Alps

If there isn't already a word for the "person...
aerial view of mont blanc with climbers on a snowy ridge

Christophe Profit Removes Safety Gear from Mont Blanc, Authorities Respond

Should high mountains remain the sole domain of those...
a brown bear in a forest

Italian Conservationists Grapple With Fallout From Fatal Bear Attack

A bear-related fatality in Italy is igniting debate around the...
mont blanc refuge

Mont Blanc’s Lethal Season Continues: Two Die On Classic Ski Route

After two recent tragedies on Mont Blanc, the mountain...
Rescuers extracting from the crevasse the fallen ski mountaineer.

Updated: Three Skiers Missing After Avalanche in Italian Alps

More troubling avalanche news today, this time from Italy's...
The skiers, with light jackets and harnesses on, the skis on their backpacks, in front of a wooden door in Zermatt.

Vedrines Completes the Chamonix-Zermatt Haute Route In Less than 15 Hours

Benjamin Vedrines has set another astonishing speed record in...
A snow dome showing the scar of a large wind slab that broke, leaving a trace of a large avalanche down the slope and the glacier below.

Avalanche in Mont Blanc Massif Kills Six

After a dry winter, heavy snowfall during the second...
portrait of the missing mountaineer

Climber Disappears in the Alps Two Days Before Heading to Kangchenjunga

Hungarian mountaineer and extreme skier Akos Gyorffy is missing...
lone skier in mountain scene

Skiing the Chamonix-Zermatt Haute Route in 24 Hours, Solo

Summer or winter, the Haute Route offers one of...
tom livingstone

Welfringer, Livingstone Send Formidable New Route in Alps

Tom Livingstone and Symon Welfringer have completed a first...
Salbitschije

80 Pitches, 45 Hours of Climbing: Another Great Winter Enchainment in the Alps

There's a reason that enchainments have become one of...
benjamin vedrines in the french alps

French Phenom Enchains Three Peaks In Ecrins Massif

When Benjamin Vedrines sees a “logical, elegant line traveling...
a portrait-oriented shot of the avalanche

Watch: Near Miss as Massive Avalanche Sweeps Through French Ski Resort

For my money, avalanches are right up there with...
a hand holds a toblerone candy bar up in front of the matterhorn

A Swiss Miss: Toblerone Chocolate Not Swiss Enough to Sport the Matterhorn

Some things are just inherently Swiss: Oddly useful knives....
Cazzanelli on a summit ridge, snowcapped peaks all around.

Francois Cazzanelli: ‘We Are the Instagram Climbing Generation, in a Good Way’

New lines or first winter ascents are coming almost...
mont blanc

A Winter Repeat of Mont Blanc’s Legendary Freney Central Pillar

It was probably a normal Valentine's Day for alpinist...
the climbers wave from the middle of a seemingly endless rock face.

A Winter Repetition of Cazzanelli’s Landmark Matterhorn Route

On Monday and Tuesday of this week, Jerome Perruquet...
Geisler mountains Alps

A Dolomites’ Dozen: Italian Solo-Traverses 12 Peaks In 3 Days

Simon Gietl has once again proved himself a master...

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