In September an international climbing expedition comprised of Dave Anderson (USA), Chaohui Zheng (China) and Szu-ting Yi (Taiwan) completed the first ascent of Mt Dayantianwo (5220m) in the Shuangqiao Valley of Siguniang National Park in Sichuan China.
In China's Shaluli Shan mountain range Dave Anderson and Szu-ting Yi have made the first ascent of Kemailong (5870m).
In early September Jason Kruk and Josh Lavigne climbed the North Face of Mt Alberta. In doing so they repeated the House - Anderson route to circa 3/4 height and then continued up new terrain (WI5, M7+++, 1000m, 06-09/09/2012). During the climb they discovered a magnificent, enormous cave.
The Voie Anderson on Combe Maudit, Monte Blanc has probably received its first ski and snowboard descent, at the hands of a small group of passionate Italian skiers.
Vincent Anderson and Marko Prezelj have carried out the first ascent of the unclimbed West Face of Makalu II (7678 m)
The Americans Vince Anderson and Steve House have opened a new route up the north face of Mt. Alberta (3619m), Rockies, Canada. The due climbed alpine style for three days and graded their new line WI5+ M8 R/X.
On 10/02 in Grenoble the golden ice axe, the mountaineering oscar 2005, was awarded to Steve House and Vincent Anderson for their new route up the Rupal Face on Nanga Parbat.
Steve House and Vince Anderson have ascended a new route up the famous and immense Rupal Face on Nanga Parbat (8125m).