Galvan and Zerain disappear while attempting second crossing of Mazeno Ridge.

Hope of finding the noted partnership of Argentinian Mariano Galvan, and the Spanish-Basque Alberto Zerain, who were attempting an alpine-style ascent of Nanga Parbat’s Mazeno Ridge, has now faded after an aerial search on the morning of the 1st July. In recent years the two climbers have formed a strong…

John Proctor and Robert Taylor Missed Making the First Ascent of the Difficult North Face of Muz Tok

John Proctor and Robert Taylor missed making the first ascent of the difficult north face of Muz Tok. Muz Tok lies at the head of the Jiptik Valley and Schurovkova Glacier, not far east of the famous big granite walls of the Karavshin. The valley saw little activity in the…

Little Hope on Two Finest American Mountaineers Missing on Baintha Brakk II in the Pakistan Karakoram

Hope is now all but gone for two American mountaineers missing on Baintha Brakk II ┬áin the Pakistan Karakoram. On August 21 Kyle Dempster and Scott Adamson set off up the unclimbed north face of Ogre II above the head of the Choktoi Glacier, a route the pair had attempted…