This section offers the best trip reports on alpine climbing, the most adventurous accounts of climbs in the Alpes, Andes, Himalayas and the freshest trekkings and ascents from all over the world.
Alpinisme Maximilien Drion in gold at Pierra Menta
There's the Mans's 24 hours for cars. The Hawaian Ironman for triathlon. And the Pierra Menta for alpin skiing. Last weekend, The Belgian Maximilien Drion walked on the highest marched of the junior podium.
He did it. Eight days after reaching the top of the Gasherbrum II, Stef Maginelle reached this morning the top of the Gasherbrum I. He walked up to the 11th highest summet of the world without oxygen. He climbed up to 8.068 meters.
Alpinisme Wim Smets summits Lhotse
Wim Smets summited Lhotse this morning at 5h15am. With this last great performance, he just became the first Belgian alpinist to have summited five 8000-meter peaks.
Alpinisme Chloé deceased in the Alps
Alpinisme No K2 for Wim Smets
Alpinisme Chili exploration 2008