Although not really visible the Ag Chardonnet massif loomed above us and ahead. I was musing on the possibility (although considering how long I have been climbing), rather, the probability of having an Epic.
Tag Archives | Alpine Climbing
Cheyne Lempe provides a gripping story of risk, success, and failure, featuring incredible visuals that capture the raw beauty and power of this rarely-seen Baffin Island alpine wilderness.
The avalanche struck around midday at the Snow Dome in the Alps’ Massif des Ecrins, an easy-to-access 4,015m high mountain that is hugely popular with climbers.
Tags: Alpine Climbing
On the 15th of April Rob Powell and 2 friends summited the North Face of the Eiger.
Climbing is synonymous with travel. As climbers we get to avoid the tourist label and experience foreign places and cultures in a unique and often authentic way. There are a handful of must-see climbing destinations that demand a pilgrimage. For alpine climbing the place it all began is Chamonix.
June brought more Alpine climbing for me (my boss starts making sarcastic comments about sacking me now!).
The aim of these articles is to encourage a sense of community amongst SA alpinists and to inspire people to get out there and learn about this adventurous aspect of the climbing world hopefully under the guidance and skills of those getting the relevant experience.
Climbing is a school that teaches some bladdie good lessons. Lessons which I have tried my best to attend in the last few years. Lessons that have punished like losing my very first Sports rope in Dubai to lessons that have enriched like my first on-sighted Berg climb.