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.


Maximilien Drion in gold at Pierra Menta

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.

Stef Maginelle on top of the Gasherbrum I without oxygen

Alpinisme Stef Maginelle on top of the Gasherbrum I without oxygen

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.

Wim Smets summits Lhotse

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.



Relive Alaska

Alpinisme Relive Alaska

In May 2010, Sam Van Brempt and Joris Van Reeth travelled to Alaska to climb Mount McKinley. On the 7th of June, Joris made a deadly fall of 250m while they were in the middle of an attempt to climb the Cassin Ridge via the Japanese Couloir. For his climbing partner, a completely different story began. A year after, Sam publishes a series of 6 video's about the trip. To understand, to explain or just to share their passion...