Thalo Valley and glaciers

SWAT PROJECT 2021

The Swat Project moved its first steps in 2018. Since then, several environment friendly mountaineering courses were held with local trainees and many dozens of miles of mountaineering and hiking paths and routes of Swat were walked and explored. Read Carlo Alberto Pinelli’s (Asian Desk) press release on the activities …

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. …

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 …