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Emirati adventurer Saeed Al Maamari has announced plans to climb K2, also known as Mount Godwin-Austen in Pakistans Karakoram Mountain Range. He said he aims to raise the UAE flag and the Dubai Expo 2020 logo to mark the Year of Zayed, state news agency WAM reported. Al Maamari, director-general of Fujairah Centre for A...
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Mike Horn has abandoned on Nanga Parbat. The South African adventurer had been taking a break from his Pole2Pole project, a circumnavigation of the world via the polar regions, to climb Nanga Parbat in Pakistan. He arrived at Base Camp in early June, but for almost two weeks, southwest winds hammered the upper slopes, brin...
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Blog by Dmitry Sidorov

Today I continue a series of articles discussing 3 main and most relevant/timeless/important in my (very modest) opinion (aka MVMO :-) points for a selected subject/question/technique etc related to guiding/instructing and mountaineering in general.  MVMO started developing 40+ ago when my parents - both instructors of a...
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Blog by Mountain Planet

Are climbers and mountaineers fearless adrenaline-junkies? Is it true that they are not afraid of the altitude and just risk their lives for sport achievements, Guinness World Records and fame? For many people mountaineering is a mysterious and romantic hobby. Often, climbers and mountaineers use words such as "illness",...
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Mount Everests Hillary Step - a rocky outcrop just below the summit - is now a slope, say climbers who recently returned from the mountain. The condition of the rock face named after Everests first summiteer Edmund Hillary has been the subject of intense speculation since climbers last year declared it had gone. Others dis...
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Arjun Vajpai became the youngest person in the world to scale six peaks over 8,000 metres when he summited the treacherous Kangchenjunga. But the real pinnacle, says the 24-year-old, would be when he achieves the "grand slam" of mountaineering - scaling all 14 mountains over 8,000 metres across the world. On May 20, the N...
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#MountainAlphabet is greeting you! We have letter D on our menu. What is it? A dessert? Not exactly :) Its Denali - one of the most beautiful mountains in the world. Denali is the highest mountain peak in North America with a summit elevation of 6,190 m. It is a highly desired objective for more than a 1,000 aspirants eac...
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Roger Cook who was born and raised in Douglas has broken a British climbing record. Mr Cook, 68, is the oldest British man to complete a climb to a height of over 8,000m which he achieved during an expedition to the Himalayas which included a climb to the summit of Cho Oyu. Mr Cook, who is now retired and lives in Wiltshi...
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Pakistani mountaineer Uzma Yousaf will embark on her journey to scale one of the highest peaks of the world - the 8,047m Broad Peak starting from June 17. Addressing a press conference at F-9 Park, she said she did not have that much training when she climbed 7027m Spantik Peak last year but now she was fully prepared for t...
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An eight-year old boy from Caithness in the Highlands has become the youngest person to climb the Old Man of Hoy sea stack off the coast of Orkney. Edward Mills, who lives in Dunnet, set himself the challenge to raise money for the charity Climbers Against Cancer. His mum, Bekki Christian, has terminal breast cancer. Edw...
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