Norwegian Kristin Harila and Nepalese mountain guide Tenjin Sherpa completed their eight-thousander collection yesterday with the summit of K2. It took them just three months and one day to climb the 14 highest mountains in the world.
The documentary «Tribute to Failure» is available. It is about Nicolas Hojac, Stephan Siegrist, Jonas Schild and Andy Schnarf.
In bergundsteig #109 there was a report on the use of the rescue blanket as temporary UV protection. In the current article, the authors want to give an overview of other possible uses of the rescue blanket in the event of an accident.
On May 23, 2023, Marek Holeček and Matěj Bernát made the first ascent of the north-west face of the six-thousander Sura Peak in Nepal. The two Czechs completed the route in alpine style within four days. They rate their 1500-meter-long route called Simply Beautiful, which has a gradient of up to 90 degrees in some places, with an M6.
The world's eight-thousanders are seething. The reason for this is the record hunt by Norwegian Kristin Harila. She is trying to climb the 14 highest mountains in less than six months. Currently it even looks like after three months.
High touring backpack Peak 35 from Ortovox tested. We tested the all-rounder for alpinists for you. This is our experience report.
Is it allowed to pitch a tent on the mountain? Can you just stay overnight in a camper van everywhere? Wild camping in the Austrian mountains can quickly lead into a maze of laws. A guide from the Austrian Alpine Association.
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Nicola Bertoldo and Diego Dellai open a new mixed route on the north face of Monte Agnèr: Ultima Perla (350m, 5+, M6, 50°).
The Swiss professional climber Cédric Lachat scores Chilam Balam (9a+/b), his 50th route in the ninth grade.