Climbs in 2011

  • First winter ascent of Dingjung Ri (6249m)

    North Face

    17 January 2011

    Climbed by Andy Parkin

    Solo ascent, in winter, of a new route - "one of the hardest trips I can remember," says Andy Parkin.

    Himalaya mountains, Nepal
  • First winter ascent of Gasherbrum II (8035m)

    Southwest Ridge

    2 February 2011

    Climbed by Simone Moro , Cory Richards , Denis Urubko

    Karakoram mountains, Pakistan
  • Changuch (6322m)

    First ascent of northwest ridge via Pindari Glacier

    17 June 2011

    Climbed by Dhruv Joshi , K Wallambok Lyngdoh , Bharat Bushan , Chetan Pandey , Takpa Norbu

    Himalaya mountains, India
  • First ascent of Tsok Kangri (6585m)

    North Face

    31 July 2011

    Climbed by Mark Richey , Steve Swenson , Freddie Wilkinson

    Karakoram mountains, India
  • Saser Kangri IV (7410m) via 1987 route

    6 August 2011

    Climbed by Purba Sherpa , Debraj Dutta , Ang Dorjay Sherpa , Meghlal Mahato , Mingma Thendu Sherpa

    Karakoram mountains, India
  • First ascent of Stegosaurus (6660m)

    South Ridge

    9 August 2011

    Climbed by Janet Bergman , Emilie Drinkwater , Kirsten Kremer , Mark Richey , Freddie Wilkinson

    Karakoram mountains, India
  • Trango Tower (6239m)

    First ascent of No Fear

    12 August 2011

    Climbed by Dmitry Golovchenko , Viktor Volodin

    Karakoram mountains, Pakistan
  • First ascent of Saser Kangri II (7518m)

    The Old Breed

    24 August 2011

    Climbed by Mark Richey , Steve Swenson , Freddie Wilkinson

    Karakoram mountains, India

    Joint winner of the Piolets d'Or 2012

  • Great Trango (6286m)

    First ascent of Parallelniy Mir

    25 August 2011

    Climbed by Marina Kopteva , Anna Yasinskaya , Galina Chibitok

    Karakoram mountains, Pakistan
  • K7 West (6615m)

    First ascent of The Dreamers of golden caves

    9 September 2011

    Climbed by Luka Stražar , Nejc Marčič

    Karakoram mountains, Pakistan

    Joint winner of the Piolets d'Or 2012

  • Bhagirathi III (6454m)

    First ascent of The Seed of Madness

    Route completed without continuing to the summit

    16 September 2011

    Climbed by Daniele Nardi , Roberto Delle Monache

    Himalaya mountains, India
  • Satopanth (7075m) via North Ridge

    22 September 2011

    Climbed by Martijn Schell , Simon Horenblas , Coen van den Berg , Bas van der Ploeg

    Himalaya mountains, India