Keyword: Expedition

Everestization reaches K2

For a long time, the K2 was considered too dangerous for commercial expeditions and was therefore only climbed by experienced alpinists. This has changed fundamentally in recent years. While 2021 mountaineers reached the summit of K48 in July 2, in the same month of this year alone it was 145 people in one day.

Stefan Glowacz in an interview about the Wallride project

On March 10th and 11th, extreme climber Stefan Glowacz will take those interested on a multimedia journey. In the Kino-Rex in Thun and in the Arena Cinemas in Basel he is showing the film of his latest adventure, the Wallride project.

No summit success on K2: The team around Taiwanese Grace Tseng is back in the base camp

The expedition team from Dolma Outdoor Expedition did not succeed in wresting a winter ascent from the K2. The Nepalese climbers led by Nima Gyalzen Sherpa had tried to lead 28-year-old Grace Tseng to the summit of K2. The Taiwanese would have been the first woman to stand on top of the second highest peak in the world in winter.

8000s: After David Göttler, Simone Moro also breaks off – what is Kobusch doing?

Persistent snowfall, strong high-altitude winds and a lack of good weather windows characterize the winter season on the eight-thousanders. On January 23, David Göttler, Hervé Barmasse, Mike Arnold and Qudrat Ali pulled the plug on Nanga Parbat. Now Simone Moro and his team at Manaslu are also reporting that they are tired of waiting. How much patience can Jost Kobusch still muster on Everest?

High-altitude climber Simone Moro in an interview

In an interview with Claus Lochbihler, Simone Moro talks about the cold, the advantage of short fingers and what draws him to the highest mountains in the world in winter.

Tamara Lunger sticks to K2 summit goal

The South Tyrolean Tamara Lunger has communicated that, despite the circumstances, she wants to stick to her goal of climbing K2 in winter.

Nirmal Purja completed the K2 winter ascent without artificial oxygen

The shooting star of high altitude mountaineering, Nirmal Purja, reached the summit of K2 without artificial oxygen.

Video: Nicolas Hojac, Stephan Siegrist and Lukas Hinterberger in Patagonia

Nicolas Hojac, Stephan Siegrist and Lukas Hinterberger climbed the northeast face of Cerro Cachet at the end of 2019 on a varied and demanding mixed climbing route with a difficulty of M7 +. Mammut is now publishing a video about the team's Patagonia trip.

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