Swiss mountaineers Roger Schäli and Marcel Schenk have made the first ascent of Lila Luna, a direct start to the classic icefall Sot la sesa at Mulegns in Switzerland.
Interview with Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll after the Fitz Roy Traverse in Patagonia, carried out solo from 5 to 10 February and christened the Moonwalk Traverse by the Belgian mountaineer. This is only the second time that the iconic skyline of Patagonia has been climbed in its entirety in a single push, and the first solo.
South Tyrolean mountain guides Manuel and Martin Baumgartner have established Eisradius and Last Minute, two new ice climbs in Rienztal (Höhlensteintal) with spectacular panorama onto the Tre Cime di Lavaredo described as 'probably one of the most beautiful views in the Dolomites.’
The third and final episode of the Karpos web series 'Antarctica: beyond the end of the world' featuring Italian mountaineers Gianluca Cavalli, Manrico Dell'Agnola and Marcello Sanguineti mountaineering in the Antarctic.
Belgian climber Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll has made a solo ascent of the Fitz Roy Traverse in Patagonia. This is one of the most important climbs ever carried out in Patagonia.
Antarctica: exploration and research with Gianluca Cavalli, Manrico Dell'Agnola, Marcello Sanguineti
The second episode of the Karpos web series 'Antarctica: beyond the end of the world' featuring the Italian mountaineers Gianluca Cavalli, Manrico Dell'Agnola and Marcello Sanguineti exploring fjords, valleys, and glaciers with kayaks, skis, and sleds.
Watch elite French High Mountain Military Group mountaineers climb and fly off Aiguille de l’S in Patagonia. The paralpinism feat was carried out on 8 February 2020.
Carlo Alberto Cimenti, best known as Cala, and Patrick Negro perished yesterday in an avalanche while skiing in the mountains of Susa Valley in Italy.
Search continues for the mountaineers Juan Pablo Mohr, Muhammad Ali Sadpara and John Snorri, missing on K2 since last Friday. Reconnaissance flights carried out by Pakistani military helicopters proved unsuccessful. In the meantime, two relatives of Ali Sadpara will climb K2 to try to locate the mountaineers.
Climbers Juan Pablo Mohr, Muhammad Ali Sadpara and John Snorri are currently missing on K2. The three mountaineers were last seen engaged in their push to reach the summit of the second highest mountain in the world.
Bulgarian climber Atanas Skatov has died while descending from K2. The 42-year-old was attempting to climb the second highest mountain in the world in winter and had previously climbed 10 eight-thousanders.
Gold Card Couloir first ski descent in Canada by Brette Harrington, Christina Lustenberger, Andrew McNab
Brette Harrington, Christina Lustenberger and Andrew McNab have made the first ski descent of Gold Card Couloir located between Mount Burnham and Mount Grady in the Monashee Mountains, Canada.
Galliano Bordin, the founder of the Italian footwear company AKU, passed away aged 85 on Saturday. The son of a family of shoemakers, Bordin founded the company at Montebelluna in Northern Italy and exported walking shoes, trekking and mountaineering boots and outdoor footwear to over 30 countries around the world including Europe, North America, Asia and Australia.
The report by Swiss mountaineer Roger Schäli who, with Dani Arnold on 19/01/2021, made the first ascent of Exocet, a mixed climb in Lauterbrunnental, Switzerland.
Antarctica: beyond the end of the world with Gianluca Cavalli, Manrico Dell'Agnola, Marcello Sanguineti
The first episode of the Karpos web series "Antarctica: beyond the end of the world" featuring the Italian mountaineers Gianluca Cavalli, Manrico Dell'Agnola and Marcello Sanguineti.
South Tyrolean mountain guide Manuel Baumgartner reports about the first ascent of Surprise, a new mixed climb up Nasswand / Croda Bagnata, in the Höhlensteintal / Valle di Landro, Dolomites first ascended with his cousin Martin Baumgartner.
Climbed on 16 January 2021 by Gianni Del Din and Otello De Toni, the icefall Cascata Toboga at Pala delle Masenade in Moiazza (Dolomites) is the winter version of the summer rock climb first ascended in 1989 by Giuliano De Marchi and Anna Sommavilla. Del Din reports while the topo is provided by Giorgia Felicetti and Federico Dell’Antone.
Markus Huber from the South Tyrol reports about the first ascent of Space Shuttle, a new mixed climb on Kleine Rodelheilspitze (Sass dla Lùesa), above Passo Gardena in the Sella group of the Italian Dolomites.
The video of the historic first winter ascent of K2, completed by 10 Nepalese mountaineers on 16 January 2021.
South Tyrolean mountaineer Tamara Lunger has announced she will continue her attempt to climb K2 in winter.