Piolets d’Or 2017 to discuss need of evidence in alpinism

Ethics roundtable

(Desnivel) In view of growing professionalism in mountaineering and doubts about some activities, this edition of Piolets d’Or will be an international forum for mountaineers and journalists to discuss the need to provide evidence in high-level alpinist activities.

At the heart of the debate will be controversial ascents of figures such as Cesare Maestri, Tomo Cesen, Herzog-Lachenal, Ueli Steck … continue reading (Spanish translate)


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ExWeb interview, Inaki Ochoa: “the summit is where everything goes down in any and every other direction”

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Hoax Galore: When Adventure Meets Politics

ExWeb interview, Inaki Ochoa part 2: “At best we might be able to postpone the death of Everest”

World news

False summit claims (Horrell)

Marcin Gienieczko and the Great Guinness Hoax

Dishonesty gets easier on the brain the more you do it (AEON)