Norwegian Kristin Harila and Nepalese mountain guide Tenjin Sherpa completed their eight-thousander collection yesterday with the summit of K2. It took them just three months and one day to climb the 14 highest mountains in the world.
The documentary «Tribute to Failure» is available. It is about Nicolas Hojac, Stephan Siegrist, Jonas Schild and Andy Schnarf.
Mallorca is the ultimate DWS spot. The potential for new rock ledges and routes seems almost unfathomable. Last summer, Spaniard by choice Chris Sharma set out expedition-style to explore new spots. Now there's the video for his kayak adventure.
Spanish ultra-runner, ski mountaineer and alpinist Kilian Jornet completes his attempt to climb Everest single-handedly and without supplemental oxygen via the challenging Hornbein Couloir. This after an avalanche had swept him 50 meters away and he had already found extremely difficult conditions on the west shoulder.
Billi Bierling has worked for the Himalayan Database, the archive of legendary Himalayan chronicler Elizabeth Hawley, for almost twenty years. She is known for cruising the busy streets of Kathmandu on her bicycle to interview expedition climbers from around the world. In her book, she tells of the fascination of expedition mountaineering in the Himalayas and her commitment to people in need.
Ultra-light mountaineering boot for ice climbing & high-altitude tours in mixed terrain | La Sportiva G Tech
With the G-Tech, La Sportiva has developed an extremely light mountaineering boot that covers the entire range of technical mountaineering - from ice and mixed climbing to mountaineering in demanding mixed terrain. We took a closer look at the alpine miracle weapon from the Italian shoe specialist.
For a long time, the K2 was considered too dangerous for commercial expeditions and was therefore only climbed by experienced alpinists. This has changed fundamentally in recent years. While 2021 mountaineers reached the summit of K48 in July 2, in the same month of this year alone it was 145 people in one day.
On March 10th and 11th, extreme climber Stefan Glowacz will take those interested on a multimedia journey. In the Kino-Rex in Thun and in the Arena Cinemas in Basel he is showing the film of his latest adventure, the Wallride project.
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