Keyword: Winter high altitude mountaineering

Urubko's winter expedition on Gasherbrum I ends with a fall into a crevasse and frostbite

Out after falling into a crevasse and frostbite: The experienced high-altitude mountaineer Denis Urubko has canceled his winter ascent of Gasherbrum I.

Mount Doom Nanga Parbat – the winter expedition 2016 | TV tip

On July 3, 1953, the Austrian alpinist Hermann Buhl was the first person to stand on the summit of Nanga Parbat - the 8.125 meter high "mountain of destiny" in the western Himalayas, the climb of which claimed more lives than almost any other. And yet the mountain still attracts alpinists to this day - even in winter. In the Bergwelten documentation, Reinhold Messner presents the eight-thousander from his perspective and shows its uniqueness in the western Himalayas in Pakistan.

Alex Txikon and Nepali team climb Manaslu in winter

The Basque mountaineer Alex Txikon succeeds together with the six Nepalese mountaineers Tenjen Sherpa, Pasang Nurbu Sherpa, Mingtemba Sherpa, Chhepal Sherpa, Pemba Tasi Sherpa and Gyalu Sherpa on a historic winter ascent of the 8163 meter high Manaslu. Almost 40 years have passed since the first summit success in winter. To date, only 22 mountaineers have achieved this enormous feat.

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.

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