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Heart risks for climbers at altitude

A study that was part of an expedition to Dhaulagiri (8167m) last May, has shown that climbing above 4,000m can provoke abnormal heart rhythms in otherwise healthy mountaineers, with the abnormalities increasing with altitude.

23 March, 2017

São Tomé big wall climb

Gareth 'Gaz' Leah and Mexican big wall veteran, Sergio 'Tiny' Almada, have established a 15 pitch route, Nubivagant 5.13d/A0 (F8b), up the striking Pico Cão Grande on the African island of São Tomé and Príncipe.

15 June, 2016

British alpinists with sights on Alaska

British alpinists, Ben Silvestre, Will Harris and Peter Graham have embarked on a six week trip to the Central Alaska Range with new route objectives and an attempt on Mount Foraker's Infinite Spur in mind.

04 May, 2016

Dhaulagiri medical research xxpedition

A British services expedition will conduct pioneering medical research into the effects of altitude on the human body as they attempt to climb the world's 7th highest peak, Dhaulagiri (8167 m).

29 March, 2016

Southern Greenland adventures

Olly Sanders and Liam Fleming have recently returned from a successful expedition and fantastic adventure, combining kayaking around the southernmost tip of Greenland with climbing two new alpine style rock routes.

25 September, 2014

Island of storms

Writer and journalist, Ed Douglas, recently returned from an attempt to follow Shackleton's crossing of South Georgia's glaciers and mountains.

14 January, 2014

Reflections on the Slovak Direct

Nick Bullock has had three weeks since getting back from Alaska to reflect on his and Andy Houseman's ascent of the Slovak Direct. Looking back how does he feel about the experience?

21 July, 2012

Alaska success for Twid Turner and team

Mike 'Twid' Turner and Dave Gladwin, combining forces with another team, endured an eight day 'suffer-fest' to make the first ascent of the NW Pillar of Triple Middle Peak in Alaska.

01 June, 2012

Leo Houlding's 'Lost World' adventure

Life goes from one extreme to another for Leo Houlding. He called in at DMM the other day with a shopping list for some new kit for his forthcoming trip to Greenland having not long returned from a successful climbing adventure deep in the Amazon jungle. We took the chance to put a few questions to Leo about the first ascent the team made of Yopo Wall (E6 6b, A1) on Cerro Autana.  

03 April, 2012

Outcome on Kyashar

Nick Bullock and Andy Houseman will soon be returning to the UK having been unable to get on the South Pillar of Kyashar because of too much snow and it was the unconsolidated 'white stuff' that also thwarted their attempt on its West Ridge. After being away for over a month without success it's no wonder Nick Bullock is in a reflective mood on his return to Kathmandu.

16 May, 2011