Walter Bonatti The King Of Alps

Walter Bonatti on the summit of Gasherbrum IV

Walter Bonatti represents today, more than sixty years after his great achievements, an example to follow. Anyone approaching the world of mountaineering today would do well to know its history. It demonstrates what moral values, what strength and what skills one must have to be a world-class mountaineer. Walter Bonatti made the history of mountaineering, he was very strong indeed … Read more

Jerzy Kukuczka The Polish Star

Jerzy Kukuczka in Hindukush region

It is 24 October 1989, Jerzy Kukuczka dies climbing the south face of Lhotse. Jerzy Kukuczka The news making the round of the world, the man considered to be the only one capable of competing with Reinhold Messner end his life trying to reach the Lhotse summit through the south face. The extraordinary life of this extraordinary mountaineer end forever. … Read more

Reinhold Messner a leggendary man

Reinhold Messner bserving the mountain

Reinhold Messner Born 17 September 1944 in Bressanone Italy. When you are born in Val di Funes, into the Dolomites, “the most beautiful mountain in the world” as he likes to tell, is not automatic become the greatest mountaineering alive. Anyway, it helps a lot, many people like to climb in the Alto Adige region.  To become the greatest most … Read more

Reinhold Messner Everest Without Oxygen 40 Years ago

Mount Everest

Reinhold Messner Everest Without Oxygen 40 Years ago Reinhold Messner Everest Without Oxygen 8 March 1978, Reinhold Messner and Peter Habeler reach the summit of Everest without oxygen. It is the first time that a man arrives at that altitude without oxygen. The challenge of the impossible challenges Messner is an Italian visionary climber mountaineering and explorer. He was ever attracted from the impossible … Read more

The Murder of the Impossible

Ama Dablam

The Murder of the Impossible The murder of the impossible In 1968 in Italy is published by Monthly Magazine ( rivista del CAI) an article wrote by a young Reinhold Messner. In this article, Messner accuses some climber of the murder of the impossible. The article will become early a milestone of mountaineering philosophy. Here we publish the English text, enjoy the reading. … Read more

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