Mountaineering

Kangkar Punzum.

The Five Highest Unclimbed Mountains in the World. #1: Kangkar Punzum

In this series, we will look at the world's...
Marked in green when the accident took place on Peak Pobeda in the Tian Shan.

Four Missing on Pobeda Peak

Well-known Russian alpinist Dimitry Pavlenko, his wife Svetlana, and...
Climbing in the Caucasus.

Two New Routes in the Caucasus

Well-known alpinist Mikel Zabalza is on an expedition in...
New route and first ascent of the north face of 4,410m Turgen.

A First Ascent in the Northern Tien Shan

On June 22, Kirill Belotserkovskiy and Maxim Popov from...
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,...
Liberty,Bell,Mountain

Alex Honnold Links Six Granite Spires in Washington in One Day

Say what you will about Alex Honnold — the...

No Bluebird Days: Colin Haley’s Kahiltna Glacier Expedition Ends

Colin Haley has finished his expedition on the Kahiltna...
Kristin Harila in a helicopter.

Controversy As Harila’s Team Summits Manaslu — By Using Helicopters in a New Way

The Seven Summit Treks sherpa team and their client,...
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...
Nevado Huascaran.

Avalanche Kills Guide in the Andes

An avalanche has killed local guide Edgar Huaman Asis...
Eneko Pou, Iker Pou, and Fay Manners after opening "The Pretty, The Bad, and The Ugly.

Waiting for Great Trango: A Second Short Route Opened

Eneko and Iker Pou, Fay Manners, and Andres Marin...
kacper tekieli ice climbing (selfie)

Polish Alpinist Kacper Tekieli Dies on Jungfrau

Kacper Tekieli died May 17 while climbing Switzerland's 4,158m...
A helicopter flies past a mountain.

Basak Airlifted from Makalu, Deaf Climber Missing on Everest

A helicopter has finally airlifted Indian climber Piyali Basak...

Weekend Warm-Up: Storm Over Denali

Say what you will about digitalization, but at least...
mount dickey

‘Blood From The Stone’: After 21 Years, Alaskan Mega-Route Finally Repeated

It's difficult to overstate the magnitude of this one. A...
two climbers with wet, wrinkled feet inside a tent

With ‘Moonlight Mile,’ Climbers Send New Line on a Melting Mountain

It’s tough for a climber to catch the southwest...
marty hoey

Weekend Warm-Up: The Ghost of ‘Everest North Wall 1982’

It's been 41 years since an American climbing team...
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...
"The Technicolour Superdream" on the west face of Mount Huntington.

New Route On Alaska’s Mount Huntington

Three elite climbers have established a new alpine route...
whittaker and o'driscoll in patagonia

Watch: Pete Whittaker & Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll Team Up In Patagonia

As I watched the highly enjoyable new film This...
mont blanc refuge

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

After two recent tragedies on Mont Blanc, the mountain...
tom livingstone

Welfringer, Livingstone Send Formidable New Route in Alps

Tom Livingstone and Symon Welfringer have completed a first...
Evening light on Makalu and Kangchungtse.

Bad Weather, Tough Decisions: Kangchungtse, 1985

Makalu, the world's fifth-highest mountain at 8,481m, has two...
benjamin vedrines in the french alps

French Phenom Enchains Three Peaks In Ecrins Massif

When Benjamin Vedrines sees a “logical, elegant line traveling...

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