Nanga Parbat Winter Attempt Underwayby Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor Jan/2012
This news story has been read 7,061 times
The team are releasing video updates from their expedition, the first three of which are below.
Nanga Parbat is the ninth highest mountain on Earth and the second highest mountain in Pakistan.
The name 'Nanga Parbat' means 'Naked Mountain' and the peak has never before been climbed in winter.
NANGA PARBAT CLIMBING HISTORY:
The expedition is sponsored by The North Face
Two young austistic paraclimbers have just returned home from an adventure on the Matterhorn (4478m) in Switzerland. As part... Read more
Interest in the Boardman Tasker (BT) Award for Mountain Literature remains as great as ever and this year’s competition has... Read more
Franco Cookson has re-climbed Black Knight on the popular Sphinx Buttress at Wainstones, North Yorkshire - the... Read more
Simone Moro (Italy), Alex Txikon (Spain) and Ali Sadpara (Pakistan) have made the long-awaited first winter ascent of... Read more
As reported by Outside Online, two prisoners held in Pakistan's Gilgit Jail on trial for the 2013 Nanga Parbat massacre... Read more