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12-year-old boy killed in Alps

26th February 2018 | 0 comments

Have your say… Monday 26th Feb, 2018 – 9.50am GMT Monday 26th Feb, 2018 – 9.50am GMT The latest news from the Polish K2 expedition press office is that Denis Urubko has now retreated to Camp 2 while other teammembers are moving up to Camp 3: “The team Marcin Kaczkan and Maciej Bedrejczuk are heading towards C3. Marek Chmielarski and …

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New guide to Via Ferrata in the French Alps

20th March 2014 | 0 comments

Guidebook publishers Cicerone has launched a new title detailing Via Ferrata routes in the French Alps. Featuring 66 routes between Geneva and Briancon, the 352 page paperback first introduces readers to the geographical area and route grading system of the  Via Ferrata – which comprises a technical grade, exposure rating and remoteness factor – before focusing on necessary equipment and …