Climbs in 2012

  • Attempt on Nanga Parbat (8126m) via Diamir Face

    26 January 2012

    Climbed by Simone Moro , Denis Urubko

    Himalaya mountains, Pakistan
  • Attempt on K2 (8611m) via South-Southeast Spur

    2 February 2012

    Climbed by Andrew Mariev , Vadim Popovich , Alexey Bolotov , Nickolay Totmjanin , Valery Shamalo , Vitaly Gorelik , Vladimir Belous , Eugeny Vinogradsky , Iljas Tukhvatullin

    Vitaly Gorelik died of heart failure in Base Camp, during an attempt on the first winter ascent of K2

    Karakoram mountains, Pakistan
  • Attempt on Gasherbrum I (8068m) via west-southwest face of Gasherbrum South

    9 March 2012

    Climbed by Gerfreid Goschl , Cedric Hahlen , Nisar Hussain Sadpara

    Goschl, Hahlen and Sadpara disappeared high on the route.

    Karakoram mountains, Pakistan
  • First winter ascent of Gasherbrum I (8068m)

    Japanese Route

    9 March 2012

    Climbed by Adam Bielecki , Janusz Golab

    Karakoram mountains, Pakistan
  • Nuptse (7861m) via North Ridge

    17 May 2012

    Climbed by Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner , David Göttler

    Himalaya mountains, Nepal
  • First BASE jump from Shivling (6543m)

    Shivling (6543m) ascended via West Ridge

    25 May 2012

    Climbed by Valery Rozov , Alexander Ruchkin , Victor Volodin

    Himalaya mountains, India
  • Everest (8848m) via southeast ridge

    25 May 2012

    Climbed by Kenton Cool , Dorje , Keith Partridge

    Himalaya mountains, Nepal
  • Latok II (7108m)

    First ascent of Theoreme de la Peine

    Route completed without continuing to the summit

    5 June 2012

    Climbed by Antoine Bletton , Pierre Labbre , Mathieu Maynadier , Sebastien Ratel

    Karakoram mountains, Pakistan
  • Thalay Sagar (6904m) via Anglo-American Route

    1 July 2012

    Climbed by Parijat Samanta , Phurba Sherpa , Pasang Sherpa , Dawa Wangchuk Sherpa , Santanu Basu

    Himalaya mountains, India
  • Nanga Parbat (8126m)

    First ascent of Mazeno Ridge

    15 July 2012

    Climbed by Sandy Allan , Rick Allen

    Himalaya mountains, Pakistan

    Joint winner of the Piolets d'Or 2013

  • K7 (6934m)

    First ascent of East Face

    20 July 2012

    Climbed by Hayden Kennedy , Kyle Dempster , Urban Novak

    Karakoram mountains, Pakistan
  • Thalay Sagar (6904m) via Anglo-American Route

    22 July 2012

    Climbed by Tusi Das , Nabanita Mukherjee , Sujoya Jana , Falguni Das , Suparna Mitra , Furba Sherpa , Arong Sherpa , Pemba Sherpa , Anutosh Sinha

    Tusi Das has become the first woman to climb Thalay Sagar, in India's Garhwal Himalaya .

    Himalaya mountains, India
  • Trango Tower (6239m) via Eternal Flame

    30 July 2012

    Climbed by David Lama , Peter Ortner , Corey Rich

    Karakoram mountains, Pakistan