The Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival recently took place in the Canadian Rockies, beneath the iconic Mount Rundle (Waskahigan Watchi) and Cascade Mountain (Minihapa). I was lucky to spend nine days touching […]
Earlier this season, Hansjörg Auer, Max Berger, Much Mayr and Guido Unterwurzacher made the first ascent of a previously unclimbed 6,050-metre peak in the Indian Himalaya over three days.
The American Alpine Club (AAC), America’s oldest and largest non-profit organization for climbers, is pleased to accept applications for more than $40,000 in financial support for climbers and backcountry snowboarders with an epic adventure […]
New Zealand climber Caleb Jennings died in hospital after being involved in an avalanche on Oct. 22. He’s the fifth member of the New Zealand alpine team to die in five years. The 31-year-old […]
The first weekend of the Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival drew thousands of people to films and talks. On opening night, Leo Houlding, Jean Burgun and Mark Sedon talked about their trip […]
Photo essay Winter in the Afghan Pamirs by Beth Wald took top prize at the Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival. The Afghan Pamir is a high, remote and road-less region at the […]
Austrian alpinist David Lama has made the first ascent of Lunag Ri (6,895 m) in Nepal via the massive west ridge, as reported by Conrad Anker. Anker broke the news on Instagram, saying “Congratulations […]