It is currently Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:39 pm

News News of General

Site map of General » Forum : General

Post general questions and discuss issues related to climbing.

Mt. Everest's most famous dead body

Very interesting article about the body known as "green boots"

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/2015100 ... -dead-body
Read more : Mt. Everest's most famous dead body | Views : 816 | Replies : 2


Spanish climber Alex Txikon, 3 others scale Mt Pumori

Spanish climber Alex Txikon and his climbing partner Muhammad Ali Sadpara successfully stood atop Mt Pumori (7,161 m) without using supplemental oxygen in the Mt Everest region on Saturday morning becoming the only team to scale a peak above 7,000 m in the winter climbing season, the expedition organiser informed.

The Himalaya Times
Read more : Spanish climber Alex Txikon, 3 others scale Mt Pumori | Views : 229 | Replies : 0


beginner needing help

Hello, I am just a normal person with barely any experience in mountain hiking and normally fit don't really do much exercise at all but i do like hiking but extremely rarely have any chances to do so since sweden doesn't have much mountains and i also started getting into hiking only 2 years ago.
I have a number of questions that i would like to find an answer to.
1: i wanna know which ...
Read more : beginner needing help | Views : 804 | Replies : 5


gaining experience

Hi! I'm a Belgian student with a passion for mountaineering. I like to spend the free time I have in the mountains learning and climbing. So far I've done some climbing courses, the mont blanc and several mountains in the Himalaya and the Pamir of the same difficulty level, however I'd like to improve.

Any recommendations for training courses, climbs,... are welcome. Im very motivated and willing to put a lot of effort into improving. ...
Read more : gaining experience | Views : 634 | Replies : 3


What mountaineering item is on your Christmas wish list?

What mountaineering item is on your Christmas wish list?

For me it would be signed first edition books to add to my collection.
Read more : What mountaineering item is on your Christmas wish list? | Views : 802 | Replies : 2


In The Spirit of the Holidays...

Hello everyone! First time poster here :)

I have a strange request for leads, as I have seemingly chased my tail for the past week elsewhere. First, let me start with the backstory...

The North Face produces special event mugs that they provide to their traveling reps to hand out during special occasions. These mugs have never been for sale to the public, and do not have ...
Read more : In The Spirit of the Holidays... | Views : 883 | Replies : 4


Weissmies Hutte

My brother made an ascent of the Matterhorn in August and stayed at Weissmies Hutte. He read a book on 150 years of the Matterhorn but cannot remember the name of the book or author. Does anyone know what the book might be? I want to buy it for a Christmas present
Read more : Weissmies Hutte | Views : 723 | Replies : 1


Question about solo summiting an 8,000+ meter peak Question about solo summiting an 8,000+ meter peak

First and foremost, I am not a mountain climber, and I have the ultimate respect for those who attempt the world's highest summits.

I just finished reading a book documenting an amazing expedition in the Himalayas in the 1980s. Riveting from start to finish. But I had a strange feeling after I finished it. Mainly because I was left wondering whether the person who wrote the book --- an extraordinary mountaineer --- actually reached the ...
Read more : Question about solo summiting an 8,000+ meter peak | Views : 1046 | Replies : 4


2 months to train for aconcgua? Is it good?

I am 14.
Climbed Elbrus and Kilimanjaro.
5k time: 23.5.
Is 2 months enough?
Read more : 2 months to train for aconcgua? Is it good? | Views : 886 | Replies : 3




 

Login  •  Register


Statistics

Total posts 542791 • Total topics 33233 • Total members 108890