Mount Blanc is the highest mountain in the Alps and considered to be the birthplace and symbol of modern mountaineering. However, it was estimated that there have been 6,000-8,000 alpinist fatalities in total, more than on any other...More
March 30, 2012 Licence
Although Annapurna is the 10th highest mountain in the world it is one of the most dangerous climbs, a mountaineer is more likely to die here than on any other 8000m climb.
May 04, 2014 Licence
Mount Everest is the world's highest mountain and probably the most congested with as many as 50 people or more reaching the summit on a single day. However, the foot traffic and extreme altitude make it a dangerous climb.
January 27, 2010 Licence
Mount Vinson is Antarctica's highest peak. Weather is the greatest threat with some of the coldest temperatures on the planet and winds exceeding 80km per hour.
September 02, 2005 Licence
Denali is the highest mountain in North America and one of the most challenging due to punishing temperature and a topographic isolation.
January 24, 2016 Licence
Fitz Roy is the tallest mountain in Patagonia with steep rock faces guarding it on each side. Since it was first climbed in 1952 it still remains among the most technically challenging mountains on Earth.
January 23, 2014 Licence
The Matterhorn, one of the highest mountains in Europe is also a popular one with hundreds of people climbing every year. However the falling rocks, the prevalence of avalanches and severe overcrowding makes it a difficult climb.
March 26, 2011 Licence
K2, the world’s 2nd highest mountain is also known as one of the most technically difficult in the world.
September 23, 2015 Licence
Baintha Brakk or 'The Ogre' has only been summited 3 times and had over 20 failed attempts on the peak, which earned it the reputation as one of the most dangerous in the world.
August 07, 2015 Licence
Kangchenjunga, the 3rd highest mountain in the world. It was first climbed in 1955 and only 187 people have ever reached the top, although out of respect for the mountain's immense religious significance, climbers have always stopped...More
June 19, 2012 Licence