Mountaineering

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For First Time In A Century, Record Heat Cancels Alps Climbing Tours

Even the Matterhorn is not an option. The extraordinarily hot,...

Bottled O2 Goes Global on Khan Tengri and Aconcagua

Yesterday, Dmitry Grekov of Ak-Sai Travel announced an unusual...
Nick Gardner, 82, is set to bag all 282 Scottish Munros by mid-August 2022. Photo: @nicks.munro.challenge

Eight Left: Man Will Climb All 282 of Scotland’s ‘Munro’ Peaks — in His 80s

Nick Gardner of Gairloch, Scotland, is 82 years old...

Danger: Do Not Climb Mont Blanc

Local guides have suspended their operations on the normal...
Three climbers celebrate on the summit of a mountain.

Two New Routes in the Andes and Two Teams Head to Siula Grande

Spanish rock climbers Eneko and Iker Pou, together with...
Screenshot from Mammut's 'Marcel Remy - - 94 Years Old and Back to the Summit', Swiss alpinist on Miroir d'Argentine, 5C

Weekend Warm-Up: Marcel Remy — 94 Years Old and Back to the Summit

Born in 1923, Swiss alpinist Marcel Remy is now...
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Second Seven Summits: Ojos del Salado

The Second Seven Summits, the lesser-known and more difficult...

Kangchung Nup Summit!

Today, Toshiyuki Yamada and Takeshi Tani successfully climbed the...
Photo: JR Lees, courtesy of the Pinnacle Club Gwen Moffat - first british female mountain guide

Weekend Warm-Up: Operation Moffat

Gwen Moffat is a name that lines the halls...

Second Seven Summits: Mount Townsend

The Second Seven Summits involves climbing the second-highest peak...

Mount Logan, North America’s Second-Highest Peak

Mount Logan (5,959m) is the highest mountain in Canada...
Martin Sieberer (left) and Simon Messner (right) on the Schrammacher summit, March 24, 2022. Photo: S. Messner

Simon Messner Leaves Innsbruck With Frozen Toes and a Great New Route

Simon Messner and Martin Sieberer risked life and limb...

Great Tales in Mountaineering History: Mount Asgard, 1994

In 1994, Noel Craine, Paul Pritchard, Steve Quinlan, and...
Ben Nevis (1,340m) is the U.K.'s tallest peak. Photo: John A. Cameron

Winter Storm Kills One Climber, Strands 23 Others on Ben Nevis

Editor's note: This article was originally published on GearJunkie. A...

Interview With Marek Holecek: ‘Yes, Masherbrum is a Possibility’

Marek Holecek has gained a front-row seat in the...
Rosengarten traverse in the Dolomites, first solo winter ascent claimed by Simon Gietl circa March 2022. Photo: S. Gietl

Italian Guide Nails Major Dolomites Enchainment, Solo and in Winter

On March 3, 2022, Simon Gietl of Italy's South...

Great Tales in Mountaineering History: Minya Konka, 1982

Here, we tell the story of Minya Konka, a...

Russia’s War on Ukraine: What It Means for Mountaineering

Two weeks ago, Irina Galay was planning to climb...

Winter 8,000m Update: It’s Over

Teams on all 8,000'ers have safely abandoned the mountains...
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The Sun Sets on Patagonia: A Look Back on 2021-22’s Adventures Way Down South

Amid one of the most active Patagonian summer seasons...

The End of Winter: Retreat on Cho Oyu and Everest

Gelje Sherpa's team is battling the elements on Cho...

Last-Minute Summit Push on Cho Oyu; No Word From K2

The 8,000m climbers in Nepal are trying till the...
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Weekend Warm-Up: What We Do in the Shadows

Redpoint (v): To climb a route on lead without...

Winter K2 Summmit Push Aborted

We are awaiting further details but can confirm that...

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