Officials in Russia say an avalanche in the southern Caucasus mountain range has killed three rookie climbers and their instructor.
AfriForum on Friday accused SA National Parks of trying to wriggle out of allegations of racism by casting doubt on the integrity of white hikers who say they were turned away from a hut on Table Mountain.
White Mountains climbing guide Bayard Russell has snagged the first ascent of a stunning mixed route that has seen numerous attempts over the past few years.
“2009 has been a very bleak season for mountaineering in Pakistan – the current security state has adversely affected the inflow of tourists,” the country’s Alpine Club summarized.
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Marijus Šmigelskis has made the first ascent of The Classroom’s longest standing project, “Exam Stress”, which went down at around 8A.
Fontainebleau local Vincent Pochon has repeated the V15 boulder problem The Island in France, established by Dave Graham in 2008, and he added two moves to the start.
The 2010 MCSA Supertramp Award of up to R15 000 is given to a single young person (no more than 25 birthdays) who either individually or in an group (the group should also be entirely be comprised of young persons) will participate in a mountaineering related expedition / trip during 2010.
The Italian-Swiss team of Simon Gietl and Roger Schäli have climbed a difficult new route on the east face of Aguja Poincenot (3,002m/9,849′) in Argentinean Patagonia.
According to a Czech filmmaker working on a movie about Adam Ondra, the young climber has flashed Dave Graham’s problem Confessions (8B+/V14) at Cresciano, Switzerland.