The Czech professional alpinist and Mammut Pro Team athlete Marek Holecek and his rope partner Radoslav Groh opened a new route called “Heavenly Trap” in the alpine style on the north-west face of the Baruntse (7162m) in Nepal at the end of May.
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?
On Saturday, April 24, 2021 at around 07:15 a.m., there was a mountain accident in Bourg-St-Pierre. A German mountain guide was killed.
An accident occurred on the Finsteraarhorn on Friday, April 9, 2021. A mountain guide aspirant and his guest were killed in a fall.
In 2020, 3471 people in the Swiss Alps and the Jura were in an emergency and had to be rescued or rescued by mountain rescue - more than in any previous year. 112 people had fatal accidents in classic mountain sports.
Drama on K2: after the Nepalese summit success, the tide has turned. We talk to Antonios Sykaris about the chaos in Camp 3.
The three missing K2 climbers John Snorri, Juan Pablo Mohr and Muhammad Ali Sadpara were officially declared dead by their families. There is no longer any hope that the three are still alive.
Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll announces an almost unimaginable ascent: the Belgian single-handedly succeeds in crossing the Fitz Roy Traverse in Patagonia. He crossed the numerous peaks between February 5 and 10, 2021 and calls the crossing The Moon Walk Traverse.
After numerous unsuccessful attempts, K2 was first committed in winter. A pure Sherpa team managed this.
British mountaineering legend Doug Scott died a few days ago at the age of 79 as a result of cancer.
The author Rainer Rettner explains why the north face of the Eiger is associated with tragedies and where climate change is most evident.
On Monday, September 7, 2020, a mountain accident occurred on the Matterhorn. An alpinist from Poland was killed.
On Thursday afternoon, an alpinist fell in Silvaplana on Piz Polaschin. While abseiling, he fell around thirty meters and was fatally injured.
On Saturday, August 22nd, a fatal mountain accident occurred on the Weisshorn. Two alpinists lost their lives in the process.
On Saturday, August 15th, a mountain accident occurred at the cathedral in Valais (Switzerland). An alpinist was killed.