Mountain Climbing

Rachel Moss

Meet The Youngest Woman To Climb Everest - You'll Never Guess Her Age

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

For most of us, the idea of climbing Mount Everest seems just about impossible, let alone at the age of 13. But one amazing girl has done just tha...

A 'Sweet as' Kiwi Hike - The Tarurua Range

Shannon Kendall | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Shannon Kendall

New Zealand. A country world-renowned for its phenomenal landscapes- rainforests, volcanoes and glaciers perfectly decorate the two islands creating a...

Finding Fire: Swiss Alpinist Ueli Steck Back on Himalaya

Will Ross | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK Sport
Will Ross

Nicknamed 'The Swiss Machine', Steck is known for his outstanding ability in alpine free climbing. Since setting a number speed records up Europe's highest mountains, the last few years have seen Steck focus on climbing in the Himalayas to peaks in excess of 8000m. The joint ascent of Everest and Lohtse was one of Steck's major high altitude bids for 2013.

Briton Falls To His Death In NZ Beauty Spot

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK

A British climber has fallen 2,000 feet to his death in New Zealand, while climbing to a small hut on Mount Sefton in the Aoraki-Mt Cook National Park...

The Fine Line Between Life and Death

Adrian Hayes | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK Sport
Adrian Hayes

The fact that the deaths were of a father and son that stirred the emotions and headlines. How could such a highly experienced mountaineer continue leading his own son up the mountain in such dangerous snow conditions that every other team on the mountain - 19 foreign climbers and six Nepalese Sherpas - aborted their summit attempt and turned around?

Glencoe Avalanche Victims Fell 1,000 Feet

PA | Posted 22.03.2013 | UK

Four climbers who died in an avalanche fell around 1,000 feet and ended up buried under up to two metres of snow, the man who led their rescue attempt...

Search For Missing Climbers After Glencoe Avalanche

PA | Posted 21.03.2013 | UK

A party of six climbers caught up in an avalanche in Glencoe in the Scottish Highlands have all been located, police have said. One man, who was pa...

Climber Live-Tweets Terrifying Ascent Of Mount Everest

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Tech

If you're going to climb Mount Everest, you might as well tell people about it. But live-Tweeting the whole climb? That's quite an effort when you're ...

Avalanche In Nepal Kills Nine Climbers

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2012 | UK

At least nine climbers are feared dead and six more are still missing after an avalanche struck as they climbed towards a Himalayan peak in Nepal cons...

Matthew Safe From His Climb to the Top of the World

Matthew Dieumegard-Thornton | Posted 21.07.2012 | UK Sport
Matthew Dieumegard-Thornton

Matthew safely made it to the summit of Everest in the early hours of Saturday morning. He is now back at Base Camp, resting.

Base Camp - Just the Start

Matthew Dieumegard-Thornton | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK Sport
Matthew Dieumegard-Thornton

I've arrived at Base Camp (5350m) - which marks the starting point of where I'll begin my true trip up the mountain. From base camp, climbers typically train and acclimate by travelling and bringing supplies back and forth through the often treacherous Khumbu Icefall.

84-Year-Old Breaks World Record Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

Richard Byerley | Posted 22.02.2012 | UK
Richard Byerley

At age 84, I'm glad I made it to the top of Kilimanjaro and back down again, but truth is I missed my wife, Beth. We've been married for 63 years, and we're pretty much inseparable.

84-Year-old Attempts Record Kilimanjaro Climb

Richard Byerley | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Byerley

Here I am, at age 84, about to climb Kilimanjaro. They tell me that if I make it, I'll be the oldest person to do so, and I'll be entered into the Guinness World Records.

Climb every mountain

Katherine Doggrell | Posted 13.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Katherine Doggrell

You know you're old when ... your moments of profundity come after you wake up at dawn, rather than going to bed. Yeah man, that's like, so true. So...

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

Stanley Johnson | Posted 28.08.2011 | UK
Stanley Johnson

A few weeks ago I returned to England after scaling Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa and the world's highest free-standing mountain, almost 6,000 metres or 20,000 feet high!