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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.

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?

Chaos on K2 - the second highest mountain in the world

Drama on K2: after the Nepalese summit success, the tide has turned. We talk to Antonios Sykaris about the chaos in Camp 3.

Little more hope for the three missing mountaineers on K2

The three alpinists Juan Pablo Mohr, Muhammad Ali Sadpara and John Snorri have been missing since Friday, February 5, 2021. Two reconnaissance flights after the three alpinists were unsuccessful.

Nirmal Purja completed the K2 winter ascent without artificial oxygen

The shooting star of high altitude mountaineering, Nirmal Purja, reached the summit of K2 without artificial oxygen.

K2: happiness and unhappiness on the second highest mountain in the world

The K2 was climbed for the first time in winter. But while the summiteers were cheering, one of their colleagues died further down the mountain, who had turned back out of caution that morning.

Mountaineering legend Doug Scott has passed away

British mountaineering legend Doug Scott died a few days ago at the age of 79 as a result of cancer.

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Climbing professionals criticize IFSC for NEOM Masters in Saudi Arabia

110 climbers and professionals criticize IFSC for competing as part of the controversial mega-project NEOM in Saudi Arabia.

For once, Schubert upgrades instead of depreciating Clash of the Titans (9b)

Jakob Schubert repeated Clash of the Titans (9a+). Now, after some reflection, he suggests upgrading the route to 9b.

Simon Gietl: “Being able to climb something like that at the beginning of November is like a birthday and Christmas together.”

After an impressive first ice ascent: Simon Gietl about unexpected surprises on the first ascent, style discussions and early ice.

Alexander Huber climbs 150-meter rock pinnacle at Cala Goloritzé free solo

Professional climber and alpinist Alexander Huber climbs free solo on the famous 150-meter rock needle near Cala Goloritzé in Sardinia.
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