All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.
- JRR Tolkien
French alpinists Ben Guigonnet, Fred Degoulet and Hélias Millerioux call themselves Le Gang des Moustaches.
United by their facial hair, they have climbed all over the world together, and this past October completed their most notable ascent yet: a new route up Nuptse's ominous South Face. (more…)
The world’s highest mountain is once again open for business.
Ueli Steck, who died in Nepal on April 30, was probably this generation’s greatest alpinist.
World-famous Swiss alpinist Ueli Steck was killed in a climbing accident on the Nuptse face in the Khumbu region, while training for an alpine-style Everest climb. .