The battle for Nanga Parbat's first winter ascent is a returning headline among news sources. No less this week after a climber survived a nearly 300 ft fall on the icy wall.
courtesy Daniele Nardi via Montagna, SOURCE
This Week on Pythom

Posted: Jan 16, 2016 03:42 am EST

It's actually two weeks so this round-up of adventure headlines kicking off 2016 is bigger than usual. Enjoy!




Queen Maud Land, "probably the most fascinating ice and rock landscape of our planet,” says Christoph Hoebenreich correne


Solo skier Luke Robertson arrived at the South Pole correne


Discover Startups & Win Gear joshsalvo


Hard Winter in Kathmandu pythom


Nanga Parbat: Unification, Progress and Bad Conditions raheel


Antarctic helicopter pilot dies of injuries after crevasse fall correne


Extreme Malangur 2015: in Nepal sulle tracce dello Yeti explorapress


Meetings with Amazon pirates piotrch


The men who slipped through the Iron Curtain and changed river running forever correne


Pedal Boat Crew rescued correne


UrbEx: Falls Elementary School ccarter


Iceland editorial: Brits not First pythom


Unsupported Brits quit after 3 Rescues pythom




Expedition KARLAG: I scavenged to survive strandberg


Winter Nanga Parbat: Route Statistics raheel



Events and Expeditions


Ski North Pole 2016: British Trio correne


Call for team mate on Greenland pacoacedo



Expedition Dispatches


Spacewalk Ends Successfully But Early After Water Detected in Helmet Space Station


Day 27: Goodbye Storm, Hello Wildlife Talisker Atlantic Challenge 3000nm


Day 1928, Cape Town – Langebaan: The Final Continent Cycling the Globe


DAY 63 | Head down to rack up the miles Henry Worsley solo crossing South Pole 2015-16


Hoping to climb tomorrow Mountain Professionals


14/1/16 - January 14, 2016 at 05:43PM Emma Tamsin Kelty: SP 2015-16 Hercules Inlet


Trekking through the scenic Vacas Valley Madison Mountaineering


Setback Bill Burke


My 5 most epic mountain days Mark Horrell


Txikon and ‘Sadpara’ reach the base of the Kinshofer Wall Winter Nanga Parbat


South Pole – Day 33 Mostafa Salameh South Pole Messner Route


Fixed up to 5.700m, and almost 3.000 meters of rope portered. Polish Bielecki & Czech join the international team leaded by Alex Txikon; from now on they will all work together on the Kinshofer route for this Nanga Parbat (8.126m) winter attempt. Winter Nanga Parbat


Huel Laura Kennington


Christmas Holidays in Qikiqtarjuaq Vagabond


Day 20: Wildlife Wishes from Atlantic Drifters Talisker Atlantic Challenge 3000nm


Happy and adventurous New Year! Jelle Veyt Everest 2016



News from Around the World


Clamoroso errore del film “Everest”: sulla locandina c’è il picco Chapayev (Italian)


Yosemite Locations Change Names Over Trademark Dispute Climbing


Video: Kayaking an Uncharted River in Papua New Guinea The Adventure Blog


Tom Ballard: climbing towards tomorrow's world in the Dolomites Planet Mountain


Nanga: il video di Nardi del volo di Bielecki (Italian)


Into the Tian Shan Canoe & Kayak


Everest VR Lets You Climb from the Comfort of Your Living Room Outside Mag


Valanga travolge studenti in Francia: due morti, tre feriti gravi e cinque dispersi (Italian)


Tybalt Peake on becoming the youngest sailor to conquer the Northwest Passage Berghaus Community


Video: Build Your Own Teardrop Trailer from Leading Kayak Kit Designer Canoe & Kayak


No prospect of spring fever in Nepal Abenteuer Sport with Stefan Nestler


Reinhold Messner retraces the Messner slab on Sass dla Crusc Planet Mountain


Psycho Vertical, Torre Egger, Patagonia first repeat in 29 years. Interview with Korra Pesce Planet Mountain


VIDEO: Ice like sugar, Mt Reaper, Alaska UKClimbing


Why Ecuador Should Top Your Paddling Wishlist: A Report from Quijos Fest Canoe & Kayak


PRESS RELEASE: Cool Antarctic jobs British Antarctic Survey


They Call It Everesting Because You Climb 29,029 Vertical Feet in One Brutal Ride Outside Mag


Video: Snowboarder Xavier De Le Rue Paramotors into the Alaskan Wilderness The Adventure Blog


Grave incidente per la norvegese Sejersted alla Coppa del Mondo di sci (Italian)


2016 Lyman Spitzer Cutting Edge Award Winners Announced Alpinist


An Anatomy of the Wipeout that Nearly Killed Garrett McNamara Outside Mag


NEWS STORY: Polar Medal announcement British Antarctic Survey


Colin Haley y Andy Wyatt pulverizan el récord de velocidad del Fitz Roy Desnivel (Spain)


Stickin’ It To ‘Em: In Defense of Greenland Paddles Adventure Kayak Magazine


Richard Wright Passes Away Climbing


Krzysztof Wielicki planea una expedición invernal al K2 para el año que viene Desnivel (Spain)


Wildcraft: India’s homegrown outdoor apparel brand Outdoor Journal (In)


Degrees North Sidetracked TV


AAC Supports Two Cutting-Edge Expeditions Climbing


Kashmir hosts first ice-climbing event in India Outdoor Journal (In)


One-Armed Mom Blows Minds in Giant Surf Adventure Journal


BMC Outdoor Survey January 2016: what did you do this weekend? The BMC


Postcards From Réunion : 4 minutes dans mon sac à dos à travers les plus belles montagnes de la Réunion Un Monde D'Aventures (French)


Remembering American Alpine Club President Doug Walker Alpinist


How to fly a spacecraft ESA: Concordia Research Station Antarctica



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