Blog by Daily Mountain

Its Friday and time for a good movie! Right? So what have we got here - part four of movies about climbing, mountains, mountain adventures, extreme sports and natural extreme situations. We hope youll like all of them. Lets start! 1. Poorna (2017) An Adivasi 13-year-old from Telangana becomes the youngest girl in history ...
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A plaque honouring the Limerick climber Ger McDonnell, who died on K2 a decade ago, has been erected at the mountain’s base camp. The memorial was placed by a Donegal man who hopes to become the second Irish man to reach the summit: Jason Black. The Irish Red Cross ambassador has just reached K2 base camp in Pakistan ahea...
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Blog by Sergey Kofanov

Police pull guy into window who was climbing Trump Tower
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Blog by Charles Nimmo

‘Unusual causes of low blood-oxygen levels, and coping strategies, learnt from conducting simulated altitude training.’   INTRODUCTION. Those who engage in mountain pursuits do it for a variety of reasons, some wish to push the limits of human performance by climbing a 7000m peak without bottled oxygen, and others have...
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Blog by Sergey Kofanov

Bright impressions are always expected from your trip to the mountains. While in the mountains, people are looking for themself, someone is expecting to meet interesting people, someone is in search of adventure, and others just want to immerse themself into mountain silence and clean air. But there is also another aspect. ...
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Blog by Luba Pershina

В Аргентине, как признаются сами аргентинцы, нет древней культуры, но есть Буэнос Айрес, танго и гаучо!  И есть веселые и добрые люди. А еще в Аргентине есть живописнейший  и суровый, но срывающий крышу своей красотой край - Патагония. Это гигантская территория, на которой есть горы, степи, льды и озера, моря, дороги и гор...
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Blog by Emanuel Rocha

  Climbing, besides being great exercise in the open air, is a sport which requires much physical, psychological adnd mental effort, as well as temperance, decision and maximum responsibility to be in charge of our acts, and learning to recognize and respect our own limits.   The mountain is a very demanding environment wh...
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Blog by Kenneth Mendez Zumbado

Mountain Encyclopedia This is a database on my Wordpress blog, with a list with +2000 mountains in the world. I am continuously updating the list. There you can see:  Worlds Highest Mountains (Above Sea Level)  https://mountainencyclopedia.wordpress.com/2018/04/24/montanas-mas-altas-del-mundo/ Most prominent mo...
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Blog by Daily Mountain

The first 10 mountaineers to ascend the highest peak in the world. How many years ago did it happen? Who were they? It goes without saying that the first 10 people who climbed Mount Everest successfully had to face great risks, as they were treading a lesser known path, full of dangers. Many had failed before these 10 climb...
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Blog by Mountain Planet

The Russian Mountain Guides Association started its partnership with the MountainPlanet.com project - free collaborative online encyclopedia and platform for effective communication within the global Alpine Community. According to our mission, which is based on making mountains closer and safer for all members of the globa...
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Blog by Daily Mountain

Heres a list of five most famous movies about climbing, mountains, mountaineering, mountain adventures, extreme sports and natural extreme situations. Perhaps, youve already seen them — or you might never have heard about any. Enjoy! 1. Cliffhanger (1993) A botched mid-air heist results with suitcases full of cash being s...
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Australian Steve Plain has become the fastest climber to scale the highest peaks in seven continents, taking 117 days for a feat popularly called the "Seven Summits", after he scaled Mount Everest early on Monday, his expedition company in Nepal said. Plain, 36, who hails from Albury, Australia, reached the 8,850-metre (29...
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#MountainAlphabet is back again. Hope you missed us as we did miss you. So which letter is the next on our list - its definitely letter C! Mountains starting with C… Inner voice says it should be Cotopaxi!  Ecuador has always been a sort of Mecca for adventure seekers and mountain enthusiasts around the world. The countr...
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A Nepali woman climber today broke her own world record by scaling Mt Everest for the ninth time. Lhakpa Sherpa (44) stood atop the summit of world’s highest mountain for the ninth time from the North Col (Tibetan side) as a handful of climbers got a fair window to make their final summit pushes this morning, according to ...
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The Old Man of Hoy in Scotland was climbed recently by eight-year-old Edward Mills. In becoming the youngest person to climb the iconic sea stack he importantly raised nearly €30,000 for Climbers Against Cancer. One of Great Britain’s most famous rock climbs, the Old Man of Hoy on the Orkney Islands in Northern Scotland, w...
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Heres the video of first ever full ski descent of K2 (8611m) located in Karakoram, Pakistan. Polish climber Andrzej Bargiel has done something great and almost unbelievable - he has become the first to ski down dangerous K2.    "I would like to thank all my sponsors and everyone who helped me reach the top of K2,...
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Mountaineer from Petersburg Alexander Gukov, who was blocked for several days on the slope of the Latok-1 in Pakistan, has been rescued and taken to a hospital, according to coordinator of the rescue team Anna Piunova. "He was rescued, they are flying to the hospital of city of Skardu," Piunova said. She added that the r...
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This article first appeared on ExplorersWeb. The original can be read here. The 2018 Karakoram season began with strong winds and heavy snowfall. By early July, it seemed that this might be another quiet summit year. Unlike Everest, K2 isnt climbed every season. The weather turned abruptly on July 14, and a solid week of...
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From award-winning documentary filmmaker E. Chai Vasarhelyi and world-renowned photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin, comes FREE SOLO.  It is a stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of free soloist climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most fa...
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Blog by Mountain Planet

Mountain Planet are glad to inform Alpine Community about partnership with Andalusian Association of Mountain Guides. In August 2018 Mountain Planet Alpine Community signed the collaboration agreement with Andalusian Association of Mountain Guides (AAGGM, aaggm.es). It was formed in Y2017 as non-profit organizati...
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Blog by Sergey Kofanov

Mount Denali (6 195 m / 20 325 ft, Alaska Range) owes its popularity to the fact that it is the highest peak in North America. In addition, all the seven summits collectors go to Alaska to add this ascent to their collection. But besides belonging to the seven summits, Denali attracts people from all over the world because ...
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Blog by pema Dorjee sherpa

We, at Everest Alpine Trekking, are here to assist you in facilitating that experience. For many years, we have served as experienced tour guides, tour leaders and tour opperators for discriminating clients. We understand that visitors to Nepal require a local tour operator that genuinely cares about helping them discover t...
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Blog by Prakash Devkota

Island Peak Climbing is an excellent opportunity who wants to climb the magnificent Island Peak - the most popular trekking peak in Nepal. Island Peak also is known as ‘Imja Tse’ was first climbed by Charles Evan, Alf Gregory, Charles Wylie and Tenzing Norgay in 1953 as a part of the preparation for an expedition of Mount E...
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Blog by Mountain Planet

Mountain Planet is publishing a series of "Mountain Guides Profile", with the aim of helping outdoor enthusiasts find a professional to visit mountain regions all over the world. The Mountain Planet database contains more than 1000 specialists contacts from different countries, including those certified by mountain guides n...
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Blog by Maxim Foygel

“Nothing happens by chance, everything happens for a reason”, that’s what was on my mind as Roma and I got on the Freboudze glacier in the early summer 2016. We were looking at the east face of the Grandes Jorasses and we already imagined ourselves climbing there. I said to my friend: “It’s not by chance that we have come h...
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Blog by Robert Mojsov

Aaah, the great outdoors!.. Rivers, hills, mountains and a scattered group of people. What more can a person want? Just you, a backpack filled with goods, a bottle of water and the spirit to conquer it all. But mountains can offer you something more than just the regular hiking and bouldering experience…   Something s...
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Blog by Natasha Poletaeva

О системе подготовки к высоким горам рассказывают эксперты Mountain Planet Максут Жумаев, Исрафил Ашурлы, Хосе Калисайя, Дмитрий Сидоров и Сергей Кофанов. Последние исследования в медицине говорят о том, что альпинистам следует отменить любые тренировки на выносливость как минимум за 3-4 недели до высотных восхождени...
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