Climbs in 2012

  • Jongsong (7462m)

    First ascent of east-northeast spur

    30 September 2012

    Climbed by Pradeep Sahoo , Ang Dorji Sherpa , Purba Sherpa

    Himalaya mountains, India
  • Manaslu (8156m) via Normal Route

    30 September 2012

    Climbed by Benedikt Böhm

    Benedikt Böhm made the first ski descent of Manaslu without supplementary oxygen, just days after a huge avalanche swept through a camp on the route up the mountain, killing 11 people.

    Himalaya mountains, Nepal
  • Shiva (6142m)

    First ascent of The Prow

    October 2012

    Climbed by Mick Fowler , Paul Ramsden

    Himalaya mountains, India

    Joint winner of the Piolets d'Or 2013

  • Churen Himal West (7371m)

    First ascent of Princess Cecile Line

    Route completed without continuing to the summit

    15 October 2012

    Climbed by Marco Camandona , François Cazzanelli , Emrik Favre

    Himalaya mountains, Nepal
  • Janak (7090m)

    First ascent of Blue Racer

    22 October 2012

    Climbed by Luka Stražar , Nejc Marčič

    Himalaya mountains, Nepal
  • First ascent of Simnang Himal (6251m)

    Redpoint

    23 October 2012

    Climbed by Serhiy Bublik , Mykola Shymko

    Himalaya mountains, Nepal
  • First ascent of Syao Kang (6041m)

    East Face

    25 October 2012

    Climbed by John Cocks , Martin Hunter , Geoffroy Lamarche , Paul Maxim , Nick Shearer

    Himalaya mountains, Nepal
  • Kyashar (6770m)

    First ascent of The NIMA Line

    11 November 2012

    Climbed by Yasuhiro Hanatani , Hiroyoshi Manome

    Himalaya mountains, Nepal

    Joint winner of the Piolets d'Or 2013

  • First ascent of Langmoche Ri (6617m)

    North-West Ridge

    17 November 2012

    Climbed by Alan Rousseau , Tino Villanueva

    Himalaya mountains, Nepal