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16.10.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Wanda Rutkiewicz honoured by Google

Polish mountaineer Wanda Rutkiewicz is honoured today with a Google doodle. Recognised as one of the greatest mountaineers of all times, on 16 October 1978 she became the third woman to climb Everest, while in 1986 with France’s Liliane Barrard she became the first woman to climb K2. She ascended eight 8000ers before perishing on Kangchenjunga in 1992.

22.09.2019 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Junko Tabei, first woman to summit Everest, celebrated by Google

Google has dedicated a doodle to celebrate the 80th birth anniversary of Junko Tabei, the first woman to reach the summit of Everest. Here are some details about the historic ascent completed on 16 May 1975.

Goodbye Davo Karničar, skier of the impossible

On 16 September 2019 the Slovenian mountaineer and extreme skier Davo Karničar lost his life. Karničar was famous in particular for his first integral ski descent of Everest down the mountain’s south face.

27.05.2019 by Planetmountain in Interviews

David Göttler and his Everest attempt without supplementary oxygen

Interview with German mountaineer David Göttler after his attempt to climb Everest without supplemental oxygen. The 40-year-old climbed the Normal Route on the Nepalese side of the mountain and aborted his attempt at an altitude of 8650 meters, a mere 200 vertical meters below the summit.

15.05.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Everest new route attempt by Cory Richards and Esteban Mena

Mountaineers Cory Richards from the USA and Esteban ‘Topo’ Mena from Ecuador are currently trying to forge a new climb up the NE Face of Everest. Kami Rita Sherpa has just climbed the highest mountain in the world for a record-breaking 23rd time.

10.04.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Everest Virtual Reality climb with Sherpa Tenji, Jon Griffith

The trailer of Everest VR, the film by British mountaineer Jon Griffith that documents an attempt by Sherpa Tenji to climb Mt Everest without supplementary oxygen.

10.06.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Loved By All: The Story of Apa Sherpa

The film Loved by All: the story of Apa Sherpa directed by Eric Crosland that tells the moving story of Apa Sherpa, who entered the Guinness Book of Records for having climbed Mount Everest 21 times. Through his work he aims to provide education for children in the Khumbu valley in Nepal.

23.05.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Himalayas: Marco Camandona and François Cazzanelli summit Lhotse, Everest updates

The Italian alpinists Marco Camandona and François Cazzanelli have climbed Lhotse without supplementary oxygen. The latest updates from Everest.

16.05.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Everest oxygen failure accidents avoided

During an Everest summit bid members of a commercial expedition had to descend rapidly from circa 8500 meters when they experienced oxygen bottle regulator failures.

08.05.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Reinhold Messner and Peter Habeler, 40 years ago Everest without supplementary oxygen

On 8 May 1978 Reinhold Messner and Peter Habeler became the first to climb Mount Everest (8848m) without supplemental oxygen. The barrier-breaking undertaking deemed impossible that forever changed Himalayan mountaineering and raised the bar for all future ascents.

30.04.2018 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Everest - Lhotse traverse, Sherpa Tenji attempts mountaineering enchainment in memory of Ueli Steck

Interview with British mountaineer Jon Griffith on expedition in Nepal where Sherpa Tenji will attempt the famous Everest - Lhotse traverse without supplementary oxygen. Griffith is coordinating the live streaming of the ascent in memory of his close friend Ueli Steck who planned this enchainment last year.

05.04.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Everest - A Time Lapse Film by Elia Saikaly

The timelapse film of Everest by Canadian mountaineer and photographer Elia Saikaly.

24.02.2018 by Domenico Perri in Alpinism

Everest in winter: strong winds force Txikon & Co to descend

Everest news flash: due to the strong winds the expedition led by Alex Txikon is currently descending to base camp. The expedition is attempting to make a winter ascent of Everest without supplementary oxygen.

21.02.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Everest in winter: Alex Txikon & Co embark on decisive attempt

The expedition led by Alex Txikon currently attempting a winter ascent of Everest without supplementary oxygen has entered the final stage. The climbers have ascended to Camp 2.

22.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Pumori winter ascent by Alex Txikon & Co in preparation for Everest

In preparation for the winter ascent without supplementary oxygen of Everest, Basque alpinist Alex Txikon and Pakistani mountaineer Ali Sadpara climbed Pumori, the beautiful 7161m summit in front of Everest. Nuri and Temba Sherpa also reached the summit. The report by Domenico Perri.

05.06.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Ralf Dujmovits, dream vanishes of climbing Everest without supplementary oxygen

At the end of May the German mountaineer Ralf Dujmovits was forced to abandon his attempt of climbing Everest without supplementary oxygen due to the strong winds and snowfall at 8,580 meters. In 2009, Dujmovits completed all fourteen 8000ers without O2, except for the highest mountain in the world.

29.05.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Kilian Jornet summits Everest twice in a week

After having summited Everest on 22 May 2017, on 27 May Spain’s Kilian Jornet Burgada reached the summit of the world’s highest mountain for the second time in one week. Jornet Burgada climbed without supplementary oxygen and in 17 hours from Advanced Base Camp.

25.05.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Everest & Co, good and bad news from the highest mountains in the world

Mountaineering: the latest updates from Everest, Lhotse, Dhaulagiri, Cho Oyu and Makalu, concerning Kilian Jornet Burgada, Elisabeth Revol and Marco Confortola as well as Simone Moro and Tamara Lunger's attempt at Kangchenjunga. Furthermore, several deaths have been reported.

19.05.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Everest Hillary Step collapsed

The Hillary Step, the famous rock barrier located shortly below the summit of Everest, seems to have collapsed, probably due to the terrible earthquake that shook Nepal in 2015. British mountaineer and commercial expedition leader Tim Mosedale broke the news after having reached the summit of the highest mountain in the world on 16 May 2017.

01.05.2017 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Ueli Steck, the man and mountaineer

In memory of Ueli Steck, the great Swiss mountaineer who died yesterday on Nuptse close to Everest.

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