The world-class mountaineers were climbing Alberta’s Howse Peak on Tuesday, April 16th when a large avalanche carried them to their likely deaths.
French alpinists Ben Guigonnet, Fred Degoulet and Hélias Millerioux call themselves Le Gang des Moustaches.
Chamonix, France, is one of the most prestigious places on earth for outdoor sports.
Light and fast was the name of the game in the Himalayas this season.
Spanish alpinist Alex Txikon is attempting to do something no one has done before: climb the world’s tallest mountain in the middle of winter without supplemental oxygen. .