Category: Climbing

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First Ascent Khhang Shiling, 6360m by the NE Face & Attempt Kullu Makalu 6349m by the N Face

INDIA, BARA SHIGRI GLACIER   First Ascent Khhang Shiling, 6360m by the NE Face Attempt Kullu Makalu 6349m by the N Face     During 20 July – 10 August 2013 we have taken part in “Climbathon 2013”, an event organised and sponsored by the Indian Mountaineering Foundation. From Romania we were 3 people: two guides (myself and Mr. Mihnea… Read more →

Interviu eClimb iunie 2013

Interviu de George Stroie (Bivuac) Versiunea originala este aici:   de ce Gandharva Chuli ?   Din cel putin doua motive: pentru cum arata si pentru ca era, cum se spune uzual, virgin (o expresie nefericita cred eu). Am un ‘dosar’ cu proiecte – munti pe care i-am vazut in alte expeditii sau in poze, in carti sau pe internet.… Read more →

Gandharva Chuli – First Ascent – 4-6 May 2013

Words by Lindsay Griffin Romanians Cosmin Andron and Cristina Pogacean have made the first ascent of Ghandarbha Chuli, a snow and ice peak on the eastern rim of the Annapurna Sanctuary. Ghandarbha Chuli (a.k.a Gandharva, and formerly the Gabelhorn, 6,248m) lies on the ridge connecting Annapurna III (7,553m) to Macchapuchhare (6,993m), nearer to the latter. There have been no previous… Read more →

Shishapangma 2011 – RO

Intre 25 August 2011 si 10 Octombrie 2011 “Alpine Style Expeditions” a organizat in beneficiul Fundatiei Li Ka Shing (Hong Kong) si a Universitatii Shantou (China) o expeditie in Himalaya. Liderii expeditiei: Cosmin Andron si Waiwah Yip Din Romania au mai participat: Cristina Pogacean (atlet sponsorizat) si Catrinel Pogacean (BC manager) Obiectivele acestei expeditii au fost: (1) organizarea unor cursuri… Read more →

New route on Les Aiguilles Rouges, massif du Mont-Blanc – Le Brevent SE face

On 16 April 2011 Geordie and myself climbed our way up a new route “Lost in Translation” on Le Brevent (Les Aiguilles Rouges, massif du Mont-Blanc) above Chamonix. We left in the early afternoon with the intent of climbing ‘Frison Roche’ but a walk down the ski slope and the snow accumulation at the base of the wall which we… Read more →

Enjoying Odin (Review)

I hate cold! I love alpine climbing! Quite hard to reconcile the two and quite a lot of misery to have been through to do what I love. That until recently… Everything about going to climb in Alaska sounded exciting and fascinating. Everything in pictures looked cool and inviting. Everything but the dreadful ‘it’ll be cold as hell’ (well, if… Read more →