Climbs in the Himalaya , Karakoram and Hindu Kush mountains

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  • First ascent of Peak 6080m (6080m)

    southwest ridge

    20 June 2013

    Climbed by Andy Nisbet , Susan Jensen , Robert Adams , Bob Hamilton , Steve Kennedy

    Himalaya mountains, India
    A Scottish expedition has made the first ascent of an un-named peak in an area of Himachal Pradesh that had not previously been explored by mountaineers. The mountain is close to the border between HP and the Zanskar area of Jannu and Kashmir.
  • Talung Peak (7349m)

    First ascent of Thumba Party

    19 May 2013

    Climbed by Marek Holeček , Zdeněk Hrubý

    Himalaya mountains, Nepal

    Nominated for the Piolets d'Or 2014

    Two Czech mountaineers have made an alpine-style ascent of a new route on the north face of Talung Peak, on the Nepal-Sikkim border. It is only the fourth time that the mountain has been climbed.
  • Gandharva Chuli (6248m)

    First ascent of southwest face / west ridge

    Route completed without continuing to the summit

    6 May 2013

    Climbed by Cosmin Andron , Cristina Pogacean

    Himalaya mountains, Nepal
  • First winter ascent of Broad Peak (8051m)

    Normal Route

    5 March 2013

    Climbed by Maciej Berbeka , Adam Bielecki , Tomasz Kowalski , Artur Małek

    Maciej Berbeka and Tomasz Kowalski have disappeared on Broad Peak, having made the first winter ascent of the mountain on 5 March with Adam Bielecki and Artur Małek.

    Karakoram mountains, Pakistan
  • First winter ascent of Laila Peak (6096m)

    West Face

    18 February 2013

    Climbed by José Fernandez , Alex Txikon

    Karakoram mountains, Pakistan
  • First ascent of Langmoche Ri (6617m)

    North-West Ridge

    17 November 2012

    Climbed by Alan Rousseau , Tino Villanueva

    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 Syao Kang (6041m)

    East Face

    25 October 2012

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

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


    23 October 2012

    Climbed by Serhiy Bublik , Mykola Shymko

    Himalaya mountains, Nepal
  • Janak (7090m)

    First ascent of Blue Racer

    22 October 2012

    Climbed by Luka Stražar , Nejc Marčič

    Himalaya mountains, Nepal
  • 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
  • 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

  • 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
  • Arwa Spire (6193m) via Fior di Vite

    28 September 2012

    Climbed by Roger Schäli , Simon Gietl

    Himalaya mountains, India
  • Kamet (7756m)

    First ascent of Spicy Game

    25 September 2012

    Climbed by Sébastien Bohin , Didier Jourdan , Sébastien Moatti , Sébastien Ratel

    Himalaya mountains, India

    Joint winner of the Piolets d'Or 2013

  • First ascent of Himjung (7140m)

    southwest face

    20 September 2012

    Climbed by Chang-Ho Kim , Chi-Young An

    Himalaya mountains, Nepal
  • Muztagh Tower (7276m)

    First ascent of Think Twice

    25 August 2012

    Climbed by Sergey Nilov , Dmitry Golovchenko , Alexander Lange

    Karakoram mountains, Pakistan

    Joint winner of the Piolets d'Or 2013