Everest summit crowded by commercial expeditions

LIVE AND LET DIE

Most of you probably imagined the summit of Mount Everest as a quiet, snowy peak far from civilisation. But then came a picture, a couple of years ago, showing a long line of climbers waiting to summit Mount Everest, bringing us back to reality. Welcome to the immense possibility of …

Earth seen from sky (picture by NASA)

JOIN EARTH DAY 2021

April 22 Every year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Many things have happened since then. Today, Earth Day is widely recognised as the largest day of mobilisation on the planet: it is a day of action and …

Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand disaster, HKH

Consensus is pointing more and more towards a landslide, a combination of rock and glacier ice, as the primary cause of the …

Reading mountains - International Mountain Day 2020

Changing mountains in a changing world

International Mountain Day 2020 with Mountain Wilderness International December 11, 2020 – 7:00 -8:15 pm CET Mountain Wilderness International invites you to …

Swat Project

Friends of Swat, unite!

A message from Carlo Alberto Pinelli – Chief of the Asian Desk of Mountain Wilderness International   Unfortunately, since the risk of contagion …

Free K2 cleaning action - Gathering ropes and poles.

Free K2 1990-2020

1990-2020. Thirty years have passed since our very first cleaning expedition in the Himalayas, Free K2. This article is meant to be …

Swat area (picture for announcement)

The Swat Project 2020

MOUNTAIN WILDERNESS INTERNATIONAL – THE ASIAN DESK THE SWAT PROJECT Invitation to apply for registration to a series of adventure hikes, taking …