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.
Project Strata was conceived like all the best expeditions: over some grainy photos and topos, a cup of tea and a biscuit in a house in Sheffield. Longtime friend of Rab and co-director of Alpineguides.com, Rich Cross was waxing lyrical about this amazing, unexplored area of Norway deep in the Arctic Circle. It was just like Scotland, he said, but with reliable conditions and vast areas of untapped winter climbing potential…
Find out more about Rab's Strata range, Polartec's Alpha technology (and traditional Norwegian delicacies) at http://www.projectstrata.com or search for #projectstrata
Welcome to the Incan Odyssey! This two-part web series by Andy Mann of 3 Strings Productions follows Marmot's 2012 expedition to the Cordillera Blanca (White Range) of Peru as Abbey Smith, Pete Takeda, Paige Claassen and Mick Follari find classic boulders and short ice/mixed routes in the Yuraccocha Valley on the west side of the Santa Cruz massif nearby Sucre, Peru a few hours north of the regional capitol of Huaraz.
Ines Papert, Jon Walsh and Joshua Lavigne, travel to the northern landscapes of Auyuittuq in Baffin Island. They go looking for adventure and an unclimbed wall on the hidden flanks of Mt. Asgard – what they find leaves them with more questions than answers.