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Still waiting for a good dump of snow. In the meantime here is an image of a glorious snowy day up in the local mountains.

TONI KURZ photographed July 1936 just before the climb the Eiger

The hanging body of Toni Kurz on the north face of the Eiger being retrieved by a rescuer, 1936.

Community Post: Climbing Mount Everest: Everything You Need To Know

Guide to Climbing Mount Everest

Mountains Are Calling #JohnMuir

"Will you come with me to the mountains? It will hurt at first, until your feet are hardened. Reality is harsh to the feet of shadows. But will you come?" ~ C.S. Lewis (photo Alex Schubert)

An entry from Maja

mstrkrftz: Mountainscape of the Rongme Ngatra | reurinkjan

24 photos de personnes qui n'ont pas froid aux yeux

K2 Expedition. K2 has never been climbed in winter. K2 is known as the Savage Mountain due to the difficulty of ascent and a very high fatality rate. For every four people who have reached the summit, one has died trying! - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://travelnerdnici.com/

Shedding light on the brutal sport of climbing, and the essence of Himalaism, the film is a moving portrait featuring Polish climbers Jerzy Kukuczka, Krzysztof Wielicki, Wanda Rutkiewicz, Wojciech Kurtyka and Andrzej Zawada. Setting themselves apart with an original style of climbing, remarkable endurance, an avid team spirit, Poles reigned the highest mountaintops of the world for more than 20 years. Photo of Andrzej Zawada by Bogdan Jankowski.

Urban climbing! I wonder where this is?