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David Lama preparing for Lunag Ri.  © David Lama/Red Bull Content Pool

David Lama, Hansjörg Auer and Jess Roskelley Missing After Avalanche

World-class Austrian mountaineers David Lama and Hansjörg Auer and US alpinist Jess Roskelley have been reported missing and presumed dead following an avalanche on 17th April on Howse Peak in Banff National Park, Canada, according to a press release from Parks Canada referenced by multiple mainstream media outlets.


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The BMC's new Incident and Near-miss reporting system.  © BMC

BMC launch Incident and Near-miss Reporting System

The British Mountaineering Council has launched an Incident and near-miss reporting system for climbers, hillwalkers and mountaineers in partnership with Mountaineering Scotland and Mountaineering Ireland. The system is the brainchild of BMC vo...

Jim Reynolds  © UKC News
Jim Reynolds  © UKC News

Jim Reynolds Free Solos (Up and Down) Cerro Fitz Roy

25-year-old Californian climber Jim Reynolds has free soloed Cerro Fitz Roy in Patagonia, both ascending and downclimbing the peak with no use of ropes or gear. Reynolds soloed up and down the Northwest Ridge route (Afanassieff) in a time of...

Tom Ballard and Daniele Nardi during an attempt on Link Sar in 2017.  © Tom Ballard
Tom Ballard and Daniele Nardi during an attempt on Link Sar in 2017.  © Tom Ballard

Tom Ballard and Daniele Nardi Confirmed Dead on Nanga Parbat

The bodies of British mountaineer Tom Ballard (30) and his Italian climbing partner Daniele Nardi (43) have been found. The pair went missing during an attempt at a first winter ascent of Nanga Parbat's (8126m) Mummery Ridge on the...

Fun or Fear: Tom Livingstone and Uisdean Hawthorn  © Tom Livingstone
Fun or Fear: Tom Livingstone and Uisdean Hawthorn  © Tom Livingstone

Fri Night Vid Fun or Fear - New Route in the Revelations, Alaska

Our Friday Night Video this week is an expedition to the Revelations Range in Alaska. Tom Livingstone...

Jim Bridwell's Last Interview  © Digital Stoke Media/John Long
Jim Bridwell's Last Interview  © Digital Stoke Media/John Long

Fri Night Vid Jim Bridwell's Last Interview

Our Friday Night Video this week is Jim Bridwell in conversation with John Long. This interview would be Bridwell's last and...

The Hindu Kush range from the Chitral Valley.  © By Mansari007 - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0
The Hindu Kush range from the Chitral Valley.  © By Mansari007 - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0

One Third of Himalayan Glaciers (at least) to Disappear by 2100

A new report by The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) assessing...

Greg Boswell makes the third ascent of Anubis XII/12.  © Hamish Frost Photography
Greg Boswell makes the third ascent of Anubis XII/12.  © Hamish Frost Photography

3rd Ascent of Anubis XII, 12 by Greg Boswell

Greg Boswell has made the third ascent of Dave MacLeod's 2010 route Anubis XII, 12. The route follows the line of...


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Conrad Anker talk Action  © Speakers From the Edge

Mountaineering Legend, Conrad Anker, brings Hold Fast to UK stages

Considered one of the world's greatest climbers and mountaineers of our time, Conrad Anker has numerous first ascents to his name, including the focus of the stunning feature film, Meru, as he led the first successful ascent of the hugely challeng...

The Crux Expedition Award is open for submissions  © Crux / Hanssens 2019
The Crux Expedition Award is open for submissions  © Crux / Hanssens 2019

2019 Crux Expedition Award Open for Submissions

The Crux Expedition Award is an annual grant to encourage young climbers to try for adventurous objectives.

Montane Announce New Alpinist

Montane announce support of international expedition leader, alpinist, and mountaineer Becky Coles.

Ski Workshop  © George Fisher
Ski Workshop  © George Fisher

George Fisher Ski Servicing

All our ski servicing is done in-store by fully qualified ski technicians, if you have any particular concerns or queries...

REEL ROCK 13 - Big Screen Sends and Stories

The Reel Rock Film Tour is returning to the UK and Ireland bringing a collection of climbing's greatest...

Joe Browns/The Climbers Shop Expedition Event  © Joe Browns/The Climbers Shop
Joe Browns/The Climbers Shop Expedition Event  © Joe Browns/The Climbers Shop

The Climbers Shop Expedition Event - 10/11th November

No matter what part of the world you are planning to travel to, make sure you pop along to the...

Antarctica Expedition 2  © The North Face
Antarctica Expedition 2  © The North Face

The North Face Antarctica Expedition Mini-Series

Throughout October The North Face has published four short films which explore their 2017 expedition to...


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