Matt Hegeman, a California resident, has been identified as one of the six climbers who likely fell to their deaths on Mount Rainier in Washington state this weekend.
Mark Mahaney is one of the missing mountain climbers on Mount Rainier’s Liberty Ridge. He is a St. Paul, Minnesota native and experienced at climbing.
Six mountain climbers are feared dead after falling off of Mount Rainier’s Liberty Ridge to a 3,300-foot drop in an avalanche-prone area in Washington state.
Bear Grylls needs no introduction. The English writer and adventurer was once a member of British Special Forces and the youngest man to ever climb Mount Everest. He received his love of climbing from his father, a former Royal Marine.
“Dark Glow of the Mountains” is a documentary from 1984 following an expedition made by climber Reinhold Messner and his partner Hans Kammerlander to climb Gasherbrum II and Gasherbrum I in one trip without returning to base camp. It is not so much concerned with showing the climb itself or giving guidelines on mountaineering, but seeks to reveal the inner motivation of the climbers.
Okay, so the word “extreme” gets tossed around a lot, but there’s really no better way to describe the speed climbing record set by Ueli Steck up the 13,000 foot north face of the Eiger in the Swiss Alps.