Cy’s Blog

Hiking and Climbing Adventures

Welcome to Hiking & Mountaineering Blog! Sharing my personal hiking & climbing experiences, photos, other ‘s excursions, upcoming hiking events mainly in So Cal, other blogs mainly in the news plus links to information of interest to all hikers, mountaineers & mountain lovers. Updates to Hiking & Mountaineering are expected almost daily, so please check back often.

 Italians Open New Route Variant on Nanga Parbat  --  from Explorerswen.com

New Routes on Cerro Tornillo and Cerro Antamina in Peru  --  from PlanetMountain.com ( in English too )

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https://explorersweb.com/italians-open-new-route-variant-on-nanga-parbat/   --  Italians Open New Route Variant on Nanga Parbat.




https://www.planetmountain.com/it/notizie/alpinismo/nuove-vie-cerro-tornillo-cerro-antamina-peru-nicolo-geremia-thomas-gianola-giovanni-zaccaria.html   --  New Routes on Cerro Tornillo and Cerro Antamina in Peru ( in English also)


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New Page on Personal Websites in the General Section of the Forum at Summitpost.org

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Posted: June 28, 2022, 9:12 am

 Two New Routes in the Andes and Two Teams Head to Siula Grande -- from Explorersweb.com

K2 2022 Summer Coverage : Ropes Higher in the Karakorum -- from Alan Arnette's detailed blog

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https://explorersweb.com/two-new-routes-in-the-andes-and-two-teams-head-to-siula-grande/   --  Two New Routes in the Andes and Two Teams Head to Siula Grande.




https://www.alanarnette.com/blog/2022/06/27/k2-2022-summer-coverage-ropes-higher-in-the-karakorum/   --  K2 2022 Summer Coverage : Ropes Higher in the Karakorum.


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Posted: June 28, 2022, 2:52 am

 On Nanga Parbat : Cazzanelli and Picco open Aosta Valley Express -- by PlanetMountain.com ( in English too)

Fatal accident on the Gran Sasso : 30 year old falls 50m  --  from Mountain.it ( in English too )

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https://www.planetmountain.com/it/notizie/alpinismo/nanga-parbat-francois-cazzanelli-pietro-picco-aprono-aosta-valley-express.html   --  On Nanga Parbat Cazzanelli and Picco open Aosta Valley Express.


http://www.mountainblog.it/redazionale/incidente-mortale-sul-gran-sasso-trentenne-precipita-sul-corno-piccolo/   --  Fatal accident on the Gran Sasso : 30 year old falls 50 meters


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Posted: June 27, 2022, 8:05 pm

 New climbs on Urus Oeste in the Peruvian Andes by the Pou Brothers and Micher Quito  -- from PlanetMountain.com

K2 : Record Attendance on K2 this season  --  from Mountain.it  ( in English also)

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https://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/new-climbs-urus-oeste-peruvian-andes-pou-brothers-micher-quito.html   --  New climbs on Urus Oeste in the Peruvian Andes by the Pou Brothers and Micher Quito.




http://www.mountainblog.it/redazionale/k2-presenze-record-sulla-seconda-vetta-piu-alta-al-mondo-in-questa-stagione/   --     K2 : Record Attendance on K2 this season  --  from Mountain.it (in English also)


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Posted: June 27, 2022, 1:33 pm

 Karakorum Update : Camp 1 Established on K2  --  from Explorersweb.com

Pakistani Peaks set to attract record number of international climbers  -- from Dawn.com

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https://explorersweb.com/karakoram-update-camp-1-established-on-k2/   --  Karakorum Update : Camp 1 Established on K2





https://www.dawn.com/news/1696931/pakistani-peaks-set-to-attract-record-number-of-international-climbers   --  Pakistani peaks set to attract record number of international climbers.


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Posted: June 27, 2022, 6:20 am

 K2 2022 Summer Coverage : Business As Usual  --  from Alan Arnette on his detailed blog

Denali - Alaska - Trip report with pictures  --  from 14ers.com

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https://www.alanarnette.com/blog/2022/06/24/k2-2022-summer-coverage-business-as-usual/   --  K2-2022 Summer Coverage : Business as Usual.


https://www.14ers.com/php14ers/tripreport.php?trip=21673   --  Denali - Alaska - Trip report with pictures.





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Posted: June 25, 2022, 11:54 pm

 New Route in Peru on Ranrapaica North Face 6,162 m  --  from PlanetMountain.com

North Ridge of Mt Conness - Sierra Nevada - California - by SierraMountainGuides facebook

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https://www.planetmountain.com/it/notizie/alpinismo/nuova-via-peru-ranrapalca-thomas-gianola-alessio-miori-giovanni-zaccaria.html   --  New Route in Peru on Ramrapaica North Face 6,162 meters - In Italian

https://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/new-ranrapalca-route-peru-thomas-gianola-alessio-miori-giovanni-zaccaria.html  --  In English



https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/sierramountainguides  --  North Ridge of Mt Conness - Sierra Nevada - California  - by Sierra Mountain Guides - facebook



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The North Ridge of Mount Conness III 5.6
This climb serves up dramatic exposure at a moderate climbing grade. “This is one of the best routes in the Sierra backcountry,” according to climber, guidebook author, and SMG guide, Peter Croft. 800 feet of phenomenal alpine ridge climbing, perfect for an introduction to this style or as a training route for bigger objectives in the Sierra and beyond.

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Posted: June 24, 2022, 4:11 pm

K2 : Base Camp Filling Up and a Ski Descent  --  from Explorersweb.com

Mountaineer stuck on the Monte Rosa massif at 3,950 meters - by MountainBlog.it (in English too

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https://explorersweb.com/k2-base-camp-filling-up-and-a-ski-descent/   --  K2 Base Camp Filling Up and a Ski Descent.



http://www.mountainblog.it/redazionale/alpinista-bloccato-sul-monte-rosa-a-4000-metri/   --  Mountaineer stuck on the Monte Rosa massif at 3,950 meters. ( in English also )


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Posted: June 24, 2022, 10:50 am

 Pou Brothers and Micher Quito open two new routes in the Cordillera Blanca in Peru  --  from MountainBlog.it ( in English also)

Chasm View Wall - Colorado - trip report with pictures - from Steph Abegg

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http://www.mountainblog.it/redazionale/i-fratelli-pou-e-micher-quito-aprono-hanan-pacha-e-emmoa-nella-cordillera-blanca/   --  Pou Brothers and Micher Quito open two new routes in the Cordillera Blanca in Peru (in English also)




https://sites.google.com/stephabegg.com/colorado/tripreports/cvw-directissima   --  Chasm View Wall - Colorado - Trip report with pictures


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Posted: June 24, 2022, 7:17 am

 Alaska Update : Several Rescues, Few Summits -- from Explorersweb.com

Ingall's Peak - South Ridge - Cascades - WA -- Trip report with pictures  --  from Mountaineers.org

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https://explorersweb.com/alaska-update-several-rescues-few-summits/   --  Alaska Update : Several Rescues, Few Summits


https://www.mountaineers.org/activities/trip-reports/basic-rock-climb-ingalls-peak-south-ridge-7   -- Ingalls Peak - South Ridge - Cascades - WA - Trip report with pictures.



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Posted: June 23, 2022, 5:59 pm

 Karakorum Weather Preview : Will Weird be the New Normal ? -- from Explorersweb.com

Summer in the Karakorum : Poles climbing Nanga Parbat, K2 and Broad Peak - from Wspinanie.pl ( in English also)

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https://explorersweb.com/karakoram-weather-preview-will-weird-become-normal/  -- Karakorum Weather Preview : Will Weird Be the New Normal ?



https://wspinanie.pl/2022/06/lato-w-karakorum-polacy-wspinaja-sie-na-nanga-parbat-k2-i-broad-peak/   --  Summer in the Karakorum : Poles Climbing Nanga Parbat, K2 and Broad Peak ( in English also )


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Posted: June 23, 2022, 12:10 pm

 K2 and Nanga Parbat : Storms and Crowds  --  from Explorersweb.com

South and North Arapaho Peaks - Colorado - Trip Report with pictures -- from StephAbegg.com

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https://explorersweb.com/k2-nanga-parbat-storms-crowds/   --  K2 and Nanga Parbat : Storms and Crowds



https://sites.google.com/stephabegg.com/colorado/tripreports/arapaho   --  South and North Arapaho Peaks - Colorado - Trip report with pictures.



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Posted: June 21, 2022, 10:43 pm

 East Face of Siula Grande Peak in Peru  --  from Explorersweb.com website

Gardner, Hennessey, and Smith lower the record of 'Slovak Direct' on Denali - from Desnivel.com (in English also)

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https://explorersweb.com/italians-to-attempt-new-route-on-the-touching-the-void-peak/   --  Italians to Attempt the East Face of Siula Grande Peak in Peru.




https://www.desnivel.com/alpinismo/michael-gardner-sam-hennessey-y-rob-smith-rebajan-el-record-de-la-slovak-direct/?   -- Gardner, Hennessey and Smith lower the record of 'Slovak Direct' on Denali (in English also)


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Posted: June 21, 2022, 4:06 pm

Jeff and Priti Wright at the foot of K7 Central  --  from MountainBlog.it ( in English also )

Frederica Mingolla at Bellavista on Dolomites Tre Cima di Lavaredo -- from PlanetMountain.com

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http://www.mountainblog.it/redazionale/jeff-e-priti-wright-ai-piedi-del-k7-central/   --  Jeff and Priti Wright at the foot of K7 Central ( in English also )



https://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/federica-mingolla-bellavista-dolomites-tre-cime-di-lavaredo.html   --  Frederica Mingolla at Bellavista on Dolomites Tre Cima di Lavaredo.



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Posted: June 21, 2022, 8:49 am

K2 2022 Summer Coverage : How Hard is K2  -- From Alan Arnette on his detailed blog

Will Warming Temperatures Soon Make Everest Too Dangerous to Climb? - by Explorersweb.com

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https://www.alanarnette.com/blog/2022/06/20/k2-2022-summer-coverage-how-hard-is-k2/  -- K2 2022 Summer Coverage : How Hard is K2




https://explorersweb.com/will-warming-temperatures-soon-make-everest-too-dangerous-to-climb/   --  Will Warming Temperatures soon make Everest Too Dangerous to Climb?


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Posted: June 21, 2022, 12:52 am

 Maynadier and Siemmet to attempt the first ski descent of Diran Peak (7,266m) in Pakistan - from MountainBlog.it (in English also)

2 Dead and 2 Rescued in the Ortles over the weekend -- from MountainBlog.it ( in English also)

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http://www.mountainblog.it/redazionale/mathieu-maynadier-e-leo-slemett-tentano-la-prima-discesa-con-gli-sci-del-diran-peak-7266-m/   --  Maynadier and Siemmet to attempt the first ski descent of Diran Peak (7266m)in Pakistan (in English also)


http://www.mountainblog.it/redazionale/due-morti-e-due-salvataggi-in-montagna-nel-fine-settimana/   --  2 Dead and 2 Rescued in the Ortles over the weekend (in English also)


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Posted: June 20, 2022, 9:06 am

 The Search for Unclimbed Peaks  --  from Explorersweb.com

Norwegian climber Kristen Harila launches attempt to Climb Nanga Parbat  -- from Dawn.com

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https://explorersweb.com/weekend-warm-up-the-search-for-unclimbed-peaks/   --  The Search for Unclimbed Peaks.




https://www.dawn.com/news/1695483/norwegian-climber-launches-attempt-to-scale-nanga-parbat   --  Norwegian climber Kristen Harila launches attempt to climb Nanga Parbat.


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Posted: June 19, 2022, 9:41 am

 Karakorum Alpine Style : Diran, Pumari Chhish, K7  --  from Explorersweb.com

Karakorum Update : Will there also be Traffic Jams on K2 ?  --  from Explorersweb.com

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https://explorersweb.com/karakoram-alpine-style-diran-pumari-chhish-k7/   --  Karakorum Alpine Style : Diran, Pumari Chhish, K7



https://explorersweb.com/karakorum-update-will-there-also-be-traffic-jams-on-k2/   --  Karakorum Update : Will there also be Traffic Jams on K2?


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Posted: June 18, 2022, 5:23 pm

Spanish Duo Aim for Latok 2 in the Karakorum  --  from Explorersweb.com

Video - Matterhorn Big Wall with Cazzanelli team  --  from MountainBlog.it

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https://explorersweb.com/spanish-duo-aim-for-latok-ii-in-the-karakoram/   --  Spanish Duo Aim for Latok 2 in the Karakorum.





http://www.mountainblog.it/video-post/video-matterhorn-big-wall-francois-cazzanelli-emrik-favre-francesco-ratti/   --  Video - Matterhorn Big Wall with Cazzanelli team. 


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Posted: June 18, 2022, 2:41 am

Stefi Troguet on K2 and Broad Peak Without O2  --  from Explorersweb.com

Ingalls Peak / South Ridge - Cascades - WA  -- Trip Report with pictures  -- from Mountaineers.org

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https://explorersweb.com/stefi-troguet-k2-broad-peak-without-o2/   --  Stefi Troguet on K2 and Broad Peak Without O2




https://www.mountaineers.org/activities/trip-reports/ingalls-peak-south-ridge-basic-rock-climb   --  Ingalls Peak/ South Ridge - Cascades - WA -- Trip report with pictures


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Posted: June 17, 2022, 8:55 pm

 Mont Blanc : Evacuation of several climbers  --  from Chamonix.netEnglish.News

Hiker falls into a crevasse on Little Matterhorn and dies - from Montagna.tv ( in English also)

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https://www.chamonix.net/english/news/mont-blanc-evacuation-of-several-climbers   --  Mont Blanc : Evacuation of several climbers.



https://www.montagna.tv/196642/escursionista-cade-in-un-crepaccio-sul-piccolo-cervino-e-muore/   -- Hiker falls into a crevasse on Little Matterhorn and dies. ( in English also )


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Posted: June 17, 2022, 5:25 pm

 An Alpine Style Ascent of Dolma Kang, and a Mystery Solved  --  from Explorersweb.com

Longs Peak - Colorado - Trip Report with pictures --  from 14ers.com

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https://explorersweb.com/an-alpine-style-ascent-of-dolma-kang-and-a-mystery-solved/   --  An Alpine Style Ascent of Dolma Kang, and a Mystery Solved.



https://www.14ers.com/php14ers/tripreport.php?trip=21671   --  Longs Peak - Colorado - Trip report with pictures


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Posted: June 17, 2022, 8:04 am

 K2 2022 Summer Coverage : A Record Year ?  --   from Alan Arnette on his detailed blog

Cervino (Matterhorn) Big Wall with Cazzanelli, Favre and Ratti  --  from PlanetMountain.com

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https://www.alanarnette.com/blog/2022/06/16/k2-2022-summer-coverage-a-record-year/   --  K2 2022 Summer Coverage : A Record Year ?




https://www.planetmountain.com/it/notizie/alpinismo/cervino-big-wall-francois-cazzanelli-emrik-favre-francesco-ratti.html   --  Cervino (Matterhorn) big wall with Cazzanelli, Favre and Ratti.


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Posted: June 16, 2022, 8:56 pm

Thomas and Turner are Thunderstruck on Kichatna Spire in Alaska -- by PlanetMountain.com

Sajid Sadpara Returns to K2 Once Again  --  from Explorersweb.com

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https://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/mark-thomas-mike-turner-thunderstruck-kichatna-spire-alaska.html   -- Thomas and Turner are Thunderstruck on Kichatna Spire in Alaska.




https://explorersweb.com/sajid-sadpara-returns-to-k2-once-again/   --  Sajid Sadpara Returns to K2 Once Again. 


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Posted: June 16, 2022, 5:41 pm

 Urubko and Cardell Summit Unclimbed Peak in Pakistan  --  from Explorersweb.com

Kangaroo Temple North Face - Cascades - WA  -- Trip report with pictures - by Mountaineers.org

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https://explorersweb.com/urubko-cardell-summit-unclimbed-peak-in-pakistan/   --  Urubko and Cardell Summit Unclimbed Peak in Pakistan.



https://www.mountaineers.org/activities/trip-reports/kangaroo-temple-north-face-21   --  Kangaroo Temple North Face - Cascades - WA  -- Trip report with pictures



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Posted: June 15, 2022, 6:30 pm

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