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The award-winning documentary chronicling Alex Honnold’s attempt to free solo El Capitan has been nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 91st Academy Awards. Last week, I met a man in the Puerto Rican jungle who’d been living without Internet or television for years, and who spoke almost no English. Still, when I ...
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The video of the first ascent of Sagzahn-Verschneidung, a mixed climb established by David Lama and Peter Mühlburger in 2018 up Mt. Sagwand in Austria’s Valsertal.  In February 2018 the Austrian alpinists David Lama and Peter Mühlburger ventured into "one of the coldest holes in Tyrol", the small Valsertal valley...
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This article first appeared on Explorersweb.com. The original can be read here. Not a great time for Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard on Nanga Parbat: apart from the poor weather, they’ve lost their two Pakistani climbing partners, Karim Hayat and Ramat Ullah Baig, who decided to abandon the expedition. Nardi and Ballard ar...
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This article first appeared on Explorersweb.com. The original can be read here. Normal people, smart people, wouldn’t even go outside in weather like this — Cory Richards Simone Moro gave up on Manaslu recently, and other 8,000’er hopefuls continue to struggle with deep snow and high winds, but climbing in the winter ...
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On November 30, a high-court order overturned an informal ban on women climbing Agasthyakoodam, a sacred Indian peak. On January 15, Dhanya Sanal became the first woman to summit Agasthyakoodam, a 1,868-meter peak in the Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary of the Western Ghats range and the second highest mountain in Kerala, India...
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Three foreign expedition teams, which are attempting to scale the world’s second highest peak K2 and the ‘killer mountain’ Nanga Parbat, resumed their journey as the weather started to clear on Saturday.  For the last five days, weather conditions at high altitudes had worsened with blowing winds and continuous snowfall ...
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They did it! Watch the video “Annapurna, Thank You for Being Alive” (with English subtitles), which reflects the realities of the expedition to climb and ski Himalayas during Autumn, 2018. They call it “Ciller Mountain”, “Much-Feared” — Annapurna has a lot of names. All thanks to the bad reputation earned over the past dec...
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In Patagonia the two Ragni di Lecco alpinists Paolo Marazzi and Luca Schiera have made the first ascent of Cerro Mangiafuoco. The new route is called Lappel du vide (6c M4 400m).   After their new route up the NE Face of Cerro Mariposa in Patagonia in 2017, Paolo Marazzi and Luca Schiera have left their mark in South Ame...
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Spanish brothers and mountaineers Iker and Eneko Pou put up their second first ascent in Patagonia on January 9. Haizea, 5.12c, is the new 550-meter splitter line in the Aguja de la S in the Fitz Roy range of Patagonia. The line was so pristine, that the brothers didn’t place any fixed gear, save for a single piton which th...
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Four Sherpa climbers who were stuck between Yangri Kharka and Mt Makaulu Base Camp in two-metre deep snow in Sankhuwasabha for over a week said that the high route of the Great Himalaya Trail witnessed unusual snowfall this winter. Four climbers — Pemba Jangbu Sherpa, Darinji Sherpa, Pemba Rinji Sherpa and Pasang Gelu Sh...
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Yuichiro Miura, an 86-year-old Japanese alpinist and professional skier, has given up on his attempt to conquer the 6,959-meter Mount Aconcagua, the highest peak in South America, on doctor’s orders, his office in Tokyo said. “I was confident that I could climb to the top, but decided to follow the doctor’s order,” Miura...
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On January 23, five indigenous Bolivian women, aged 42 to 50, completed a climb of Argentina’s Aconcagua (22,841 feet), the tallest peak on both the continent and in the world outside of Asia. The women, who worked as porters and cooks in mountain camps on Huayna Potosí (19,974 feet), one of Bolivia’s tallest peaks, for a n...
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Rising temperatures in the Himalayas, home to most of the world’s tallest mountains, will melt at least one-third of the region’s glaciers by the end of the century even if the world’s most ambitious climate change targets are met, according to a report released Monday. If those goals are not achieved, and global warming...
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The Union of Asian Alpine Association honoured mountaineer Mingma Gyabu Sherpa with one of the Piolets d’Or Asia Awards for his commitment to technical face climbing and positive environmental stewardship in the mountains. Amidst a function organised by the Nepal Mountaineering Association, UAAA President Inn Jeoung Lee ...
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Two years ago, on a flight to New Zealand, I watched the film Everest, in which adventurers get stuck on the mountain in a blizzard. I immediately knew I had to start climbing. It’s not the reaction most people have to that film, because almost everyone dies; maybe I just needed more adventure in my life. But six months lat...
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Ordinary visitors will be able to go to areas around Rongpo monastery, but only those with climbing permits can go to the base camp and higher. The ‘indefinite’ move was confirmed after reports circulated online that the popular area had been permanently shut down. The Mount Everest base camp in Tibet will be closed t...
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Blog by Karna Rana

Manaslu Tsum Valley trip is recently open Tea house trek in the high Himalaya.  This is combination of teahouse and Home stay trip. Trekker who would like to hike in the Himalaya for more than three weeks and love nature, mountain scenery and wildlife excursion, this is perfect. Trekking Manaslu Trek could do just Camping o...
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Blog by Syafiq Shun

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE     MUHAMMAD SYAFIQ BIN SULAIMAN     I’m graduated from Masterskill University Collage of Health with holder of Diploma in Healthcare. Now I’m working with IA international Assistance Sdn Bhd as Supervisor Provider Relation, I’m also a founder of Gunung Hub Enterprise and Independent Pewai Hike...
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Blog by Natasha Poletaeva

¿Cuanto dinero ganan los guias de montaña, cuantos niveles de guias existe, cómo distinguir uno de otro y en qué todos ellos son similares a un whisky? 1. Pseudo-guías de montaña Una de las categorias menos pagadas de asi llamados “guias” en alpinismo y actividades outdoor son los porteadores y conductors a los que co...
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Blog by RideThePlanet Project

За годы съемок фильмов команда RideThePlanet побывала во многих регионах Кавказа – от известных и многолюдных курортов до труднодоступных диких ущелий. Но оказаться в Абхазии, буквально в десятке километров по прямой от самого популярного курорта страны, Сочи, нам до сих пор не удавалось. Хотя, наверное, каждый, кто поднима...
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Blog by Yury Koshelenko

                                     Отложенное восхождение… Фанги 6538…Мой друг Анатолий Мошников говорил когда то: «Мысленно я уже пролез этот маршрут, стоит ли теперь это делать на физическом плане?». Я сейчас уже не скажу к какой горе это относилось, но фразу я запомнил, и маршрут на Фанги пролазил множество раз в св...
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Обладатель международных альпинистских наград, мастер спорта по альпинизму и горный гид Сергей Кофанов вернулся в Москву после трех лет жизни в Австралии для того, чтобы представить российской аудитории свой новый проект, который связан с горами также, как и вся его жизнь. MountainPlanet.com — это бесплатная энциклопедия...
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Freeride in Russia  — more than just freeride. Generally Russian ski resorts come short in the comparison with the other countries, but skitour and heliski possibilities there a good deal more; and in completely untouched playground. Because of the difference between Rouble/Euro/Dollar exchange, the cost of such trips is...
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Blog by Natasha Poletaeva

Правда ли, что не стоит мыться перед восхождением на Эверест? Как ходят в туалет в Базовом лагере? Заводят ли там романы? Все, что вы хотели узнать о Базовом лагере Эвереста, но стеснялись спросить. Даже если вы – опытный альпинист, вы не можете знать всего о восхождении на Эверест заранее. Читайте о том, о чем вам н...
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As far as mankind exists, such a lot it aspired for records. Faster, higher, stronger! This tendency did not pass an alpinism too. In his days Sir Edmund Hillary, the first ascender to Everest Mountain, spoked against climbing for the sake of records, but today his words are not so often recalled. The pursuit of sensation i...
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Blog by Kishan Gurung

                                                                                          Nepal is land locked country between india and china, it is very small and poor country but very rich in natural beauty. .Nepal is country of mount Everest, birth place of lord Buddha, 60 ethnic group, 92 spoken language, 3000 temples,...
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Line “the roof is on fire” is good for the rock song, but will not bring any good in rock outdoors. Check 10 obvious novice’s mistakes for the first trekking in the wild. 1. Don’t Cook the Meals Inside the Tent If you think that the stories about burning down the tent are the tales, that experienced trekkers tells to ...
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Blog by Shivam Group Holiday

Nepal!  a land of pilgrims and mountains, rich in art and culture and falls under the world heritage site. Yes, this is Nepal and we are Nepali. Nepal is a small country full of natural beauties. Here are many beautiful places which one can’t miss when the visit. Every year internal and external tourist visit Nepal and enjo...
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