Keyword: High altitude mountaineering

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.

Trend reversal at K2: large commercial teams on the mountain for the first time

demanding and dangerous to be approached on a large scale by commercial providers. That seems to be changing now.

Despite a corpse found at K2 - winter experiment remains a mystery

While trying to make the second winter ascent of K2, the three climbers Ali Sadpara, John Snorri and Juan Pablo Mohr went missing last February. Now the bodies have been found. What is certain is that the three died in the descent. Were you on the summit before? And what was their undoing?

Fatal accident on Broad Peak: Kim Hong-bin

The South Korean high-altitude climber Kim Hong-bin, known as the man without a finger, had a fatal accident while descending from Broad Peak.

Hasn't a person ever been on all 8 meters?

According to previous statistics, there were over forty people on all 8 meters. The latest research shows that many of them were on the wrong peaks. Is it the biggest mistake in alpine history?

Chaos on K2 - the second highest mountain in the world

Drama on K2: after the Nepalese summit success, the tide has turned. We talk to Antonios Sykaris about the chaos in Camp 3.

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.

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