On Saturday, the gifted climber and alpinist Jonas Hainz fell to his death on the Magerstein in the Antholz Valley. The 25-year-old son of the extreme mountaineer Christoph Hainz had recently attracted attention with the free solo ascent of the Moulin Rouge in the Croda Rossa.
Emergencies in the mountains can affect anyone. We have put together five important first aid tips for you.
In the early Sunday afternoon, a large part of the Marmolada glacier below Punta Rocca broke off in the Italian Dolomites. At least six climbers died and more than a dozen were injured. The rescue work is still in progress.
In October 2020, while trying to climb the route Crank it (5.13+ R/X) Trad, Molly Mitchell fell from a height of XNUMX meters and fractured two vertebrae in her lower back. Less than two years later, she returns to the scene and confronts her demons.
Yesterday, Sunday, there was an accident in the Torbeccio climbing area in the Maggia Valley. The climber involved was seriously injured.
At the end of January, Italian alpinist Corrado 'Korra' Pesce died in a climbing accident on Cerro Torre. He leaves behind a 13-year-old daughter. Friends have launched a crowdfunding to support Leïa.
41-year-old Italian climber Corrado 'Korra' Pesce has been seriously injured in an accident on Cerro Torre in Patagonia. He was climbing with Argentinian mountaineer Tomás Aguiló when a boulder and ice avalanche hit them both. Aguiló managed to dismount and alert the rescue. So far, however, bad weather has prevented the rescue of the badly injured Corrado Pesce.
Last Thursday, the German Robert Grasegger and his partner had an accident at the Aguja Guillaumet in Patagonia. Grasegger lost his life while his partner Anna Truntschnig was saved with serious injuries.
On Tuesday, October 19, 2021, two alpinists fell while climbing the north face of the Matterhorn. The two men could only be recovered dead.
Two climbers had a fatal accident while deep water soloing on the Spanish Mediterranean island. These are two people from the United States, aged 25 and 35, respectively.
On Saturday morning, August 14, 2021, a French alpinist fell while descending from the Aletschhorn over the south face. The rescue workers could only rescue the man dead.
On April 16, 2019, Hansjörg Auer, David Lama and Jess Roskelley died on Howse Peak in Canada. John Roskelley, Jess's father, reconstructed the accident in detail using photos and GPS data from their cell phones and cameras.
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.
On Tuesday, a mountain accident occurred on the Lauteraarhorn near Guttannen. Two alpinists were killed in the process. Investigations into the accident have started.
Two alpinists got into trouble this weekend in the Monte Rosa area. The two women froze to death, while the man was hypothermic and saved with frostbite.