Second wave of via ferrata set recalls within six months

Second wave of via ferrata set recalls within six months 25 Feb, 2013 Editor's Note:  This release contains an updated table of affected via ferrata sets dated 17 April 2013. Press Release Second wave of via ferrata set recalls within six months Considerable deficiencies found in many via ferrata sets 25 February 2013, BERN,...

Winter ascent on Broad Peak by Polish expedition

An attempt to make the first successful winter ascent of Broad Peak (8047 metres) led by well-known Polish climber Krzysztof Wielicki and organized by the Polish Mountaineering Association (PZA) is underway. The expedition by the UIAA federation member is part of a series of Polish winter...