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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 …

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 …

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 …

From glaciers to city parks

The study «The potential of wilderness in Switzerland» from Mountain Wilderness Switzerland shows for the first time where to find areas that …