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.
On Saturday morning, February 27, 2021, a mountain accident occurred in the Girenspitz area. A 27-year-old mountaineer was killed.
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.
The South Tyrolean Tamara Lunger has communicated that, despite the circumstances, she wants to stick to her goal of climbing K2 in winter.
The shooting star of high altitude mountaineering, Nirmal Purja, reached the summit of K2 without artificial oxygen.
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.
After numerous unsuccessful attempts, K2 was first committed in winter. A pure Sherpa team managed this.
Nicolas Hojac, Stephan Siegrist and Lukas Hinterberger climbed the northeast face of Cerro Cachet at the end of 2019 on a varied and demanding mixed climbing route with a difficulty of M7 +. Mammut is now publishing a video about the team's Patagonia trip.
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 September 18.09.2020, XNUMX, a three-person rope team slipped on a snowfield in the Titlis area and fell into a crevice. One person died in the process.
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 15th, a mountain accident occurred at the cathedral in Valais (Switzerland). An alpinist was killed.