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First Ascent of Tengkangpoche's North-East Pillar by Tom Livingstone and Matt Glenn

Tom Livingstone and Matt Glenn have made the first ascent of a 1400m route up Tengkangpoche's North-East Pillar (6487m) in the Khumbu region of Nepal. The pair have suggested 'Massive Attack' as a name, but have not yet decided on a grade.


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COP26 and Climate Change in Mountain Environments - What's On

As global leaders meet in Glasgow for the COP26 United Nations Climate Change Conference, UKC and UKH will be sharing our existing climate crisis-related articles and reporting from events in Glasgow. The impact of rising temperatures on sensit...

Fri Night Vid Link Sar - The Last Great Unclimbed Mountain

This week's Friday Night Video takes us to Link Sar (7041m) in the Karakoram range of Pakistan. The mountain had seen nine failed attempts since 1970, including a 2017 attempt by a team consisting of Graham Zimmerman, Steve Swenson and...

First Indian Ascent of Shoshala and First Repeat of Trishul Direct

On 27 September, an Indian team stood on the summit of Shoshala a decade after its first ascent in 2011. Shoshala (4700m) is a rocky peak in the Kinnaur region of the Indian Himalayas. 'Team Shivdurga' repeated Trishul...

Video The Last Mountain - The Tom Ballard Story

A new BBC 2 documentary tells the story of British climber Tom Ballard, who disappeared on Nanga Parbat in...

100 Years, 100 Women - Pinnacle Club Celebrates Centenary

It was a simple concept: invite 100 women trad climbers to a week-long meet to celebrate the...

Fri Night Vid Lucy Walker - The First Woman on the Matterhorn

150 years ago in 1871, Liverpudlian Lucy Walker became the first woman to climb the...

2021 Boardman Tasker Award Shortlist Announced

The six shortlisted books in the 2021


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Berghaus to bring athletes and adventure film premieres to Kendal

For the 20th consecutive year, Berghaus will have a big presence at Kendal Mountain Festival (KMF) in November. KMF returns as an in-person event from 18-21 November, and the adventures of Berghaus athletes and their friends will feature throughout, with film premieres, talks and a session on how the brand has adapted kit for a quadriplegic climber.


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