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South Korean climber Kim Hong-bin, who lost all of his fingers to frostbite nearly 30 years ago, has managed to reach the summit of 13 of the 14 mountains in the world that are higher than 8-thousand meters.  Kim reached the top of the worlds 11th highest mountain, Gasherbrum I. He plans to climb the final mount...
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A toddler, who climbed his first mountain at two-weeks-old on his dad’s back, has become the youngest person ever to climb Britain’s highest mountains - aged just three years old.  Jaxon Krzysik pictured on his climb of Scafell Pike in England, has become the youngest ever person to climb the Three Peaks. CREDIT: CAL K...
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This article first appeared on http://explorersweb.com. The original can be read here. Five more climbers summited Broad Peak yesterday afternoon. The Imagine Nepal team included Phur Galjen Sherpa, Pemba Tshering Sherpa (both Nepal), Tobias Schwab (Germany), Hari Thomas Mix (USA) and Sirbaz Khan (Pakistan).  None t...
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Last week Austrian mountaineer Max Berger summited Broad Peak (8047m) and then paraglided from Camp 3 at 7100 meters. He now plans to climb and fly K2, the second highest mountain in the world. Admittedly the quality of this video isn’t the best, but the views above Concordia are outstanding. The footage was taken by Max...
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Hidden Peak is the latest 8000’er summited this season, but things are also moving fast on neighbouring Gasherbrum II and on K2. On Nanga Parbat, meanwhile, the job is done, and it’s time to head home.  Marco Confortola (left) with Maria Cardell and Denis Urubko in Gasherbrum Base Camp. Urubko and Cardell are acclimati...
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An experienced climber who ran a mountaineering company in the Highlands was killed in an avalanche on an unscaled peak in the Himalayas.  Martin Moran, 64, died alongside six clients and an Indian tour guide on Nanda Devi East, after an avalanche. Mr Morans death was confirmed on Monday (8th July) by the Brit...
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Man is said to have ascended without ropes and was spoken to by police afterwards. A free climber has scaled the Shard, one of the tallest buildings in Europe.  news.sky.com The man was spoken to by police after the stunt but not arrested. He was seen on the side of the skyscraper at around 5.15am on Monday. ...
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Nirmal ‘Nims’ Purja, who is on his mission to complete all 14 peaks above 8,000m in just seven months, today announced that he has successfully climbed the world’s ninth highest mountain in the westernmost part of the Himalayan range.  Nirmal ‘Nims’ Purja on the summit of Nanga Parbat. Courtesy: Project Possible A...
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The South Tyrolean mountaineer Simon Messner has made a solo ascent of Toshe III, a 6,200m mountain in Pakistan that had never been climbed before, known locally as Geshot Peak. On 29 June 2019 Simon Messner soloed Toshe III, a 6200-meter mountain that rises above the Bunar valley circa 18km southwest of Nanga Parbat, kn...
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