Fatality on Broad Peak
Monday, 08 July 2013 11:26

An expedition from Germany to Broad Peak was abandoned because of a fatal accident by one of their members, female climber Dana Heide (39) from Potsdam.

Our condolences go to Dana's family and friends!

 
Broad Peak Summits
Saturday, 06 July 2013 22:06

It was reported that Austrian climber Sepp Inhöger summited Broad Peak Main, while six other climbers finished at the Rocky Foresummit. Find the names in the report here.

Josef (Sepp) Inhöger (52) ascended his fourth Main-8000er after Dhaulagiri I in 1989, Manaslu in 1993 and Cho Oyu in 1997.  

 
Worst Day in Mountaineering History
Monday, 24 June 2013 10:36

Yesterday eleven brave mountaineers were shot to death in the Diamir BC of Nanga Parbat. Among them were Ukrainian climbers Badawi Kashaev and Dmitry Konyaev, also Ali Hussain from Pakistan. The other eight climbers had several achievements on 8000ers in the past and are listed in a memorial table.

Memorial table with achievements

Our heartfelt condolences go to all families and friends of the climbers!

 
Tragedy After Remarkable Historic Feats
Tuesday, 21 May 2013 15:24

The 0 to 8848 metres Korean expedition turned into a tragedy, when today Seo Sung-Ho (born November 3rd, 1979) died on Everest. It was a terrific journey from the Gulf of Bengal to Everest after canoeing, biking and trekking. Expedition leader Kim Chang-Ho attempted to finish all 14 8000ers without bottled oxygen with Everest accompanied by Seo Sung-Ho, An Chi-Young, Oh Young-Hoon and Miss Jeon Pruna.

Seo had also already climbed 12 of the 14 8000ers, missing only K2 and Broad Peak. He had already climbed Everest in 2006, but with supplemental oxygen.

Our condolences go to his family and his friends! 

Tragedy report 

In addition also a climber from Bangladesh died today on Everest. To date already eight climbers lost their lives on Everest this season.

It was also reported, that Kim Chang-Ho summited on Monday and so finished some historical feats: The first Korean climber, who summited Everest without supplemental oxygen, the first Korean, who finished all the 14 without it and also the shortest time with seven years, 10 months and six days.

History Report

 
History by Young Lady Climbers
Sunday, 19 May 2013 10:41

Last year on this day 238 ascents were achieved on Everest, as noted in the almanac and today there were also many ascents. Some of them were making remarkable history.

After Raha Moharrak, the first Saudi Arabian woman on Everest's top yesterday now Samina Baig, the first lady climber from Pakistan summited together with the first twin sisters on Everest, who are from India and their names are Tashi Malayika Malik and Nungshi Sayuri Malik. Damián and Willie Benegas, Argentinean born American twin brothers were together on top of Everest in 2010! 

From the North another historical achievement was reported, as Mexican climber David Liaño summited again after he already summited on May 11th from the South. He is now the first climber, who summited from both sides in the same season.

More details you might find on Alan Arnette's website.

 
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