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Benjamin Védrines halved previous record time at Broad Peak

The French mountain guide and professional alpinist Benjamin Védrines has set a new speed record on Broad Peak: in just seven hours and 28 minutes he reached the summit of the 8051 meter high mountain from the Godwin-Austen Glacier.

World record: Sanu Sherpa has climbed all 14 eight-thousanders twice

Last Thursday, the Nepalese mountaineer Sanu Sherpa reached his goal of climbing all eight-thousanders in the world twice with the Gasherbrum II in Pakistan. He is the first alpinist who has managed to do this so far.

Nanga Parbat in 20 hours | Franz Cazzanelli breaks a record on the 8m peak

On July 4, 2022, Italian alpinist Francois Cazzanelli climbed Nanga Parbat in a record time of 20 hours and 20 minutes.

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.

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?

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