17 hours ago

Montagna Magica

The great climber, writer Franco Perlotto shared this astounding photo he took in the Alps today :

"Aiguille Noire de Peuterey this morning from the Mont Blanc CAI [Italian Alpine Club] Uget Refuge.
The yellow highlighter wasn't mine. "

(ph Franco Perlotto)
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1 day ago

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Born on this day, in 1977 :

Louis Rousseau, Quebec/Canadian alpinist, ice climber, videophotographer, writer and more.

- climbed,opened technical ice routes in Canada

- opened a new route and summited Nanga Parbat in 2009 [ gripped.com/articles/victory-and-tragedy-on-nanga-parbat/ ]

- climbed also Gasherbrum II,Broad Peak

- climbing expeditions on Gasherbrum I [
www.alpinist.com/doc/web11w/wfeature-polish-winter/2 ], K2, Cho Oyu, Annapurna NW with partners like Gerfried Göschl, Alex Txikon, Adam Bielecki and others

- did also rescue mission [ www.lapresse.ca/actualites/regional/personnalites-la-presse/201108/15/01-4426063-louis-rousseau.php ]

Happy many returns, my dear and precious friend !

(ph by Marco Campanozzi/La Presse.ca - Louis )

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2 days ago

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Team John Snorri / Sadpara father and son tracker shows them descending K2 Abruzzi Spur route , as for reported bad weather coming, winds.
Tracker shows they began the descent 3 hrs ago from 6815mt , now they are at 6200mt about.
This summit bid looks officially over.

** Update: everyone is reported safe and sound during descent !
*** Update 9:47 UTC+2 they are almost at the base of Abruzzi spur route 5200mt
*** Update 14 UTC+2 tracker signal at Base Camp! With a LiasonOfficer (?) caption txt "they will try it in February"
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3 days ago

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Summit bid of John Snorri , Muhammad Ali Sadpara and Sajid Ali Sadpara didn't went as planned ; winds stopped the team well before their ambitious climb up to the C3 before a tomorrow summit push.Winds are catching up. The team is at 6831m waiting out the weather and assessing the situation. More updates to come!
Management
#K2winterexpedition2021 #K2winter2021 #AliSadpara #johnsnorri
#sajidsadpara
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3 days ago

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And here there is the awesome video of the last steps to the summit : hand by hand, alltogether.

Massive respect to Nepalese Sherpas Team 🇳🇵
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4 days ago

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Nirmal Purja
Sherpas Team Mingma G Seven Summit Treks
Press conference at Islamabad

( thanks to my great friend Ali Saltoro Alpine Adventure Guides )

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#winterclimbing
#karakorum
#sherpa
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6 days ago

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In these days where finally we salute an historic achievement in mountaineering by an extraordinary Nepalese team, I found out this old post about :

The role and importance of the wonderful people of Sherpa, and Sherpani as photographed by my grandfather Alfonso Bernardi during Italian Dhaulagiri 1976 expedition , and as remembered by great Italian alpinist and 8000rs climber Almo Giambisi
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6 days ago

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"Nepalese K2 Summiteer teams with president of Pakistan in Islamabad ,Dr. Arifi Alvi and tourism minister Nasir Ali khan."

(via @visit Pakistan / Ali Saltoro )

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#K2
#karakorum
#pakistan
#nepal
#alpinismo
#alpinism
#climbing
#winterclimbing
#sherpas
#nirmalpurja
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