"The Yellow Band is one of the most noticeable features on the South Side of Everest. It sweeps through Nuptse and Lhotse before cutting through Everest itself." explained Kenton.
We now have images of the bolting sent in by Mara Larson and taken by Adrian Ballinger.
The photos show Willie Benegas placing the new bolts that will anchor the fixed lines at the Yellow Band.
"The fixing of a number of bolts at this spot isn't "murdering the impossible" but a sensible act that will without a doubt save lives of Sherpas, Western climbers and guides alike."
The BMC have reported that the recent Storm Ophelia has left the popular crag Craig Bwlch y Moch (Tremadog) in North Wales in a... Read more
Following on from Nick Dixon's recent ascent of Cassini (reported last month) Nesscliffe has very much been in vogue amongst... Read more
Montane and the BMC have announced a new strategic partnership, under which the British brand becomes the BMC's Recommended... Read more
Catalan ultra runner Kilian Jornet has successfully summited Mount Everest from the Tibetan side in a time of 26 hours,... Read more
Our Friday Night Video this week is a tribute to the achievements and vision of Ueli Steck - who was truly a once in a generation... Read more