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Little hope now left for two of America's foremost mountaineers, missing in Pakistan

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05/09/2016

Hope is now all but gone for two of the finest American mountaineers of their generation, missing on Baintha Brakk II (Ogre II, 6,980m) in the Pakistan Karakoram
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Record third Piolets d’Or bagged by Fowler, Ramsden duo

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18/03/2016

Pristine peak pioneers Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden have been awarded an unprecedented third Piolets d’Or for their bold first ascent of Gave Ding, an unclimbed mountain in a valley never before visited by westerners in far west Nepal.
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One of the world's most accomplished female alpinsts dies in Japan

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24/12/2015

A tragic accident has robbed us of one of the world's foremost female mountaineers, Kei Taniguchi, while climbing on Mt Kurodake in Japan.
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British team climb new routes on Greenland's west coast rock walls

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05/10/2015

Supported with an expedition grant from the BMC, a four-man team from the UK, travelling aboard Bob Shepton's yacht Dodo's Delight, has made a number of interesting exploratory rock climbs on the west coast of Greenland.
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Internationally renowned Russian alpinist Alexander Ruchkin killed in Peru

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06/09/2015

One of the foremost Russian mountaineers of his generation, Alexander Ruchkin, has died while trying to climb the south face of Huandoy in Peru.
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Sir Chris Bonington: winning a Piolet d'Or and his future climbing plans

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23/04/2015

Having just picked up the prestigious Piolet d'Or lifetime achievement award, BMC Patron Sir Chris Bonington tells us why the award is so special, offers advice on making a career out of climbing and reveals what climbs he's got his eye on next.
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Chris Bonington picked for Piolet d’Or lifetime achievement award

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29/01/2015

Sir Chris Bonington is set to receive one of the most prestigious awards in mountaineering: the Piolet d’Or Career. This lifetime achievement award is now in its seventh year, and was created to reward mountaineers whose achievements have inspired successive generations. Previous winners include Reinhold Messner, Walter Bonatti and Doug Scott.
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Sailing to Greenland: an Austro-Swiss team and the Wild Bunch climb new rock walls

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06/10/2014

Operating from ocean-going yachts, Ben Ditto, Nico and Olivier Favresse, and Sean Villenueva on the west coast, and Harald Fichtinder and Ralph Villiger on the east, have climbed important new routes on Greenland's inshore peaks and sea cliffs.
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The passing of noted French mountaineer Jean-Claude Marmier

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31/07/2014

A legendary figure in French mountaineering, Jean-Claude Marmier, passed away on Thursday 24 July at the age of 71.
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Book of Revelation - Part Two

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24/05/2014

Supported by a grant from the Mount Everest Foundation, Seattle-based New Zealand alpinist, Graham Zimmerman, whose 2013 new route on Mount Laurens with Mark Allen was nominated for a 2014 Piolet d'Or, made the first ascent of the west face of Titanic in the Revelation Mountains
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