Keyword: alpine style

Alpine style: New route through the west face of Hungchi (7029m)

The two alpinists Charles Dubouloz and Symon Welfringer made an impressive first ascent in alpine style on the 7000m Hungchi.

Alpine style through one of the most difficult north faces in the world

Alan Rousseau, Matt Cornell and Jackson Marvell conquer the extremely difficult north face of the 7000-meter Jannu in alpine style in eastern Nepal.

Marek Holeček: “The safety devices would hardly have held a serious fall”

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.

Alpine style: Schäli, Gietl and Maynadier manage a new route on Meru Peak (6600m)

The three alpinists Roger Schäli, Simon Gietl and Mathieu Maynadier have opened a new, challenging route on the 6600 meter high Meru Peak in the Indian Garhwal Himalayas: Goldfish (800m, M6+, A1). Schäli and Maynadier had already tried the route together with Sean Villanueva in 2019, but had to turn around in the upper third of the wall.

David Göttler: The big interview after climbing Everest without supplemental oxygen

On his third attempt, the weather, conditions and physical and mental condition were perfect. On March 21, the professional alpinist David Göttler reached the summit of Mount Everest solo and without additional oxygen. A conversation about risk management, expectations and inspection styles.

David Göttler scales Everest without supplemental oxygen

On May 21, the German professional alpinist David Göttler climbed the highest mountain in the world without supplemental oxygen. After Lhotse, Makalu, Dhaulagiri, Gasherbrum II and Broad Peak, this is the sixth 8000m peak that the 43-year-old has scaled without the use of bottled oxygen.

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.

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