After an hour and a half of climbing with crampons on our ski boots and an ice axe in one hand, we are in the steepest and most narrow part of the couloir, very close to the top. Here it’s about 40 degrees, not...
In august of 1896, a badass climber named philip stanley abbot slips at the top of mount lefroy and becomes the first recorded mountaineering fatality in north american history at the bottom. So it goes. The incident sparks an influx of highly skilled, Swiss mountain guides...