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Denis Urubko about K2

Denis Urubko about K2

Claiming I was afraid would be an understatement. I am well aware of the risk factor. Just like all the other expeditions I took part in – says Denis Urubko, in charge of the K2 winter expedition that starts in the beginning of December.

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Nanga Parbat Winter Expedition 2014/2015

We have been informed that the base located at the feet of Nanga Parbat from the side of Diamir will host two expeditions . One, Polish-Italian consisting of Tomek Mackiewicz and Daniele Nardi with her partner, Elizabeth Revol. Nardi will officially be in charge of the team, but the final shape of the cooperation between the Italians and dr Czapkins will be resolved later.

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K2 - The Queen of the Mountains

The Italians were the first to reach the summit of K2 in 1954. But prior to this fact, many attempts had been made to conquer the hardest, the most demanding eight-thousander, the mountain sometimes claiming the highest toll. Still, K2 is almost every climber’s dream come true!

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New app for Climbers!

We are proud to announce that Topo Wspinaczkowe – Mountain Portal’s application for Climbers – is now available in English. Our app is completely free of cost can run on both Android and iPhone platforms. For now, the app includes a complete guide to the mountains of Poland, however, in not too distant future it will be improved to provide information and details about climbing areas in Europe!

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BD ATHLETE ADAM ONDRA: A YEAR OF SENDS, ON ROCK AND PLASTIC

BD ATHLETE ADAM ONDRA: A YEAR OF SENDS, ON ROCK AND PLASTIC

What does it take to dominate every discipline the sport of climbing has come up with? In this film, we take a look at Adam Ondra's year, from sending some of the world's hardest routes to winning the championships of lead climbing and bouldering.

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The seventh edition of “My Baby” fairs in Warsaw 2014

The seventh edition of “Moje Dziecko” (“My Baby”) fairs took place on 30-31 of August at Hala Torwar in Warsaw. According to the organisers, the two-day event hosted 4135 families and many exhibitors. Surely the range for children from our Mountain Shop could not have been absent. To sum all up: “it was all fun!”

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‘Hello, it’s Andrzej! I reached the summit a couple of minutes ago!’

‘Hello, it’s Andrzej! I reached the summit a couple of minutes ago!’

Last Thursday we were writing about Andrzej Bargiel's attack at Manaslu. Today we'd like to invite you for the latest news from this expedition, where Andrzej Bargiel shares detailes from reaching the summit!

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The attack time!

The attack time!

Lounging about in the base camp is not what we like most. Everyone just wait trying to kill the time that moves extremely slow. Some read, some do workout, others spend time in the mess. Sooner or later everyone gets bored, though.

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Acclimatisation is done

Acclimatisation is done

The morning greeted us with beautiful weather. We’ve been woken up by strong rays of sun and high temperature. I have to say we were really tired after the intense training the day before.

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Trekking beneath Manaslu

Trekking beneath Manaslu

spent the two days of rest in the base camp not only on lounging about and preparing gear. I decided to use this extra free time to tell you what the hike to Manaslu actually looks like. Trekking can be recommended to anyone who wants to see the Himalayan peaks, stand at their feet and look at them from various perspectives – not necessarily with an ambition to climb them or ski them down, like us.

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