Accomplished climber Mike Libecki and photographer Cory Richards battle extreme cold and furious katabatic winds in an epic, ten-day climb to the summit of the untouched Bertha's Tower at the bottom of the world.
Josh Wharton talks about his training strategy that includes climbing summer alpine rock routes in the winter with ice tools and crampons when he's exhausted. This is not only great physical training but psychological training as well for his big alpine objectives.
The Khumbu Climbing Center was started 10 years ago by Conrad Anker and Jennifer Lowe-Anker in memory of the late Alex Lowe. Since its commencement the number of attendees each year has steadily increased as well as the safety of high altitude workers in the Khumbu region of Nepal. The Alex Lowe Charitable Foundation is in the process of fundraising to complete a building to permanently house the program in years to come. If you would like to donate to this cause please follow this link: http://www.alexlowe.org/kcs.shtml
World-renowned mountaineer Conrad Anker returns to Alaska’s Denali National Park to climb Denali (Mount McKinley), the highest peak in North America. The rugged majesty and danger of the Great North is captured in this stunning video of mountain climbers and wildlife in this vast National Park, which covers over six million acres. Conrad shares highlights from his many expeditions to Alaska to climb and ski Denali and the Alaska Range. He also shares memories of camping trips to America’s National Parks with his family, where they experienced the joy and beauty of nature together. .
Alex Honnold in Yosemite: National Parks Epic Challenge.
The Patagonien Experience: Six European alpinists are challenged by the extreme conditions at the end of the world. Success and big grins are matched by bad weather and disappointment. Six personalities, three different stories and one great climbing movie.
At a rating of M12, Musashi is one of the hardest mixed routes in Canada. Ten years ago, Outdoor Research Ice Climbing Ambassador and ACMG Alpine Guide Sarah Hueniken saw a video of the route being climbed by renowned climbers Will Gadd and Ben Firth. In March of 2013, she ventured into Alberta's Cineplex Cave and climbed it herself, becoming the first North American woman to successfully climb M12.