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Peak Profile: Ama Dablam

24th April 2019 | 0 comments

Often described as the most beautiful mountain in the world, the ‘Mother’s Necklace’ doesn’t allow mountaineers easy passage to her highly-prized summit…

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Featured Trek: Unclimbed Peak Expedition 2017

23rd February 2017 | 0 comments

Imagine standing on a summit that no one has stood on before, looking out over the incredible mountains of the Himalayas! This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to climb an unclimbed peak in the remote region of Rolwaling, a truly ‘off the beaten track’ region of Nepal. This is one of the seven hidden valleys of the Himalaya, on the border with Tibet …

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Climb three 6,000m peaks in 2016 with Trek & Mountain!

7th January 2016 | 0 comments

Want to do something extra-ordinary in 2016? Well why not join Trek & Mountain’s reader expedition to Nepal, during which the team will be trekking to, and climbing, not one – but THREE – 6,000m peaks?! Leaving the UK on 30th March 2016 and returning on 27th April, the Khumbu 3 Peaks team will be flying to Lukla and straight …

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Featured Trek: Dhaulagiri Circuit

14th December 2015 | 0 comments

The Dhaulagiri Circuit is a rugged trek to the west of the Annapurnas, starting from Pokhara and following the Myagdi Khola to its source at the Chhonbardan Glacier below the world’s seventh highest mountain. From Dhaulagiri Base Camp at the foot of the north face, the trek takes you up the side of the glacier and over the French Col …

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Mick Fowler eyes another first ascent in west Nepal

4th September 2015 | 0 comments

  That man is at it again! British mountaineer Mick Fowler has revealed plans for another first ascent in the Himalaya. In an expedition sponsored by Berghaus, Fowler will make an attempt on an unclimbed 6,000m peak in far west Nepal. Along with regular climbing partner Paul Ramsden and a support team of Steve Burns and Ian Cartwright, he will leave …

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Grant helps team attempt Nepalese face

27th February 2014 | 0 comments

The winners of this year’s Nick Estcourt Award for mountain exploration have been announced, with the Jannu East Face expedition team taking home a £2000 grant. Lead by Matt Helliker, the four-strong team will use the money to part fund their ascent of Jannu East, an unclimbed 7465m peak in the Kangchenjunga region of Nepal. Heading past the Upper Yalung …

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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 …

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Moro and Goettler to attempt winter Nanga Parbat

11th December 2013 | 0 comments

The North Face are supporting an expedition to attempt the first ever winter ascent of Nanga Parbat in the western Himalayas. Set to depart later this month, The Nanga Parbat Winter Expedition 2014 will see The North Face athletes Simone Moro and David Goettler battle extreme conditions as they endeavour to become the first Alpinists to reach the summit in …