Posts Tagged ‘mountain climbing’
In May 2012, 19-year-old Leanna Shuttleworth became the youngest ever female to summit Everest, and to complete the Seven Summits. We caught up with the teenage climber before her final record-breaking push OAG: So when did you first catch the climbing bug? LS: When I was 14 there was a school trip to Everest base [...]
February in La Plagne – hard to think of anything but snow, skiing and Vin Chaud. But this weekend its all about crampons and ice towers as the Ice Climbing World Cup hits the ski resort of La Plagne.
Last Wednesday, 3rd August 2011, Mammut instigated a celebratory project to mark 150 years of the brand.
Departing immediately after Christmas celebrations, straight into the heavy winter conditions besetting the Karakoram Range in Gilgit-Baltistan province near the Pakistan/China border, The North Face® three-man expedition team – Simone Moro (ITA), Denis Urubko (KAZ) and Cory Richards (CAN) – aim for the snow-laden summit of Gasherbrum II (G2) to attempt the first successful winter [...]