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First British ascent of Infinite Spur on Mt Foraker, Alaska

5th June 2016 | 0 comments

British alpinists Will Harris, Ben Silvestre and Pete Graham have completed what is thought to be the first British ascent of Infinite Spur on Alaska’s second-highest peak, Mt Foraker. The ridge, which soars almost 9,000 feel up the south face of Foraker, has only been climbed a handful of times, with the first ascent by Michael kennedy and George Lowe …

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Piolets d’Or 2014

16th February 2014 | 0 comments

This year’s Piolets d’Or mountaineering awards are fast approaching, with a long list of climbers and internationally renowned alpinists hopeful of winning the coveted title. Held in Chamonix, France and Courmayeur, Italy from 26 – 29 March, the event celebrates the greatest ascents and mountaineering achievements of the last 12 months, with a jury of mountain experts deciding on those …