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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Mountain Climbing

Last year
People 'putting safety at risk' by climbing scenic peaks just for Instagram likes
Gerry Christie, from Kerry Mountain Rescue, said climbers often don’t have the proper equipment when climbing.
All time
'He lived life to the fullest': Tributes to man who died after fall on Carrauntoohil
Ger Duffy was described as a kind man who would help anyone.
A Dublin man has reached South America's highest peak, after being forced to turn back last year
Mahon is doing the climb to raise awareness for the mental health charity Grow
Nine climbers killed in freak accident on rarely climbed Himalayan mountain
It is the deadliest incident to hit Nepal’s mountaineering industry since 2014.
'Where's this nutter going with the washing machine?' - a Waterford man and his unique climb of Kilimanjaro
Enda O’Doherty aims to climb 19,340 ft summit next month to raise awareness about mental health.
Irishman who climbed Everest speaks about passing bodies at the summit
John Burke says the final night was “hell on earth”.
Bodies of two men found 16 years after avalanche in the Himalayas
Alex Lowe was regarded as the greatest climber of his generation when he died in 1999, alongside cinematographer David Bridges.
Rescuers reach woman stranded overnight on Kerry mountain
The alarm was first raised yesterday afternoon.
Climber falls down 70ft crevasse, rescued after asking for help on Facebook
The climber was stranded for 19 hours before help arrived.
Interview: Pat Falvey on The Summit – It’s a story about eleven dreamers that died that day
In 2008, tragedy struck on K2 when 11 people died and the catastrophe set in motion an international media storm, with countless different stories emerging. The new movie and book, The Summit, attempts to set to the record straight, says Pat Falvey.
K2 film reveals Irish climber’s fatal decision to help endangered climbers
The Summit tells the story of a tragic expedition in 2008 that cost 11 climbers their lives.
'Terrifying' brawl between climbers on Everest
Sherpas had advised Europeans not to climb a new “undisclosed” route, but eyewitness says climbers ignored request.
Ian McKeever: Taoiseach's message of condolence recalls 'passionate' adventurer
Enda Kenny said McKeever was a passionate adventurer who was “driven in his belief that everybody can achieve their potential”.
278km later... Charity climber completes 365-day trek of Croagh Patrick
Matt Loughrey has climbed Croagh Patrick every day for the last 364 days. Today he finishes a mammoth charity climb.
Memorial service held for lost Irish Everest climber
Tributes are paid to John Delaney in Co Laois, as his wife describes losing her “husband, hero and best friend”.
Tragic Everest climber did not know of daughter's birth
John Delaney, the Irishman who died while trying to reach the summit of Mount Everest last weekend, did not know that his wife had given birth to a little girl in the days before his death.
Man injured on Kerry mountains