A dozen young men and women stand before a rock face on the outskirts of Islamabad, they take turns climbing up the limestone.
Legendary Kazakhstani climber Anatoli Boukreev is one of the characters in the Hollywood movie Everest about the tragedy happened in 1996 during the ascent of Everest.
An eyewitness has managed to capture the eruption of the Mount Ontake volcano in central Japan that started without warning this Saturday at noon.
Three climbers have fallen 800 metres to their death in the Mont Blanc range, the latest in a series of tragedies on Europe's highest mountain.
Traveler and mountain guide from Almaty Andrey Gundarev intends to be the first Kazakhstani to conquer 7 highest volcanoes on world's 7 continents.
Kazakhstani mountain climber Maksut Zhumayev has successfully started his solo climb of the North America’s highest mountain peak Mount McKinley.
A French climber scaling a glacier off Mont Blanc got more than satisfaction for his efforts when he stumbled across a treasure trove of emeralds, rubies and sapphires.
Three Ecuadorans who survived an avalanche in Nepal that killed at least nine people at the weekend still aim to top out on Manaslu, the world's eighth highest mountain.
Rescuers in Nepal searched Monday for seven missing climbers after an avalanche which killed at least nine people, swept away in their tents ahead of a final push on one of the world's highest mountains.
According to Kazakh climber Maksut Zhumayev, the team has set the route to the fourth camp and set the camp. This fulfills the main goal of their fourth acclimatization ascent.
Chogori is 8,611 meters high. So to reach the peak the team will have to cover another 811 meters of height.
According to Kazakh alpinist Maksut Zhumayev they’ve received weather forecasts that the weather will be good enough until Tuesday for the final ascent.
Good weather on August 4 allowed the team to ascend 500 meters of Chogori.
The team of alpinists ascended 1300 meters in 11 hours. Their trip from the first camp to the second was one of the most difficult and exhausting.
- Middle East & Africa
- South America
- Asia Pacific