Polish sport climber Aleksandra Miroslaw set a new world record at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday and leads in the discipline.
Posting on social media, the triumphant 33-year-old wrote: “The second goal achieved! Today around 1:00 pm local time we reached Laila Peak summit with Jędrek Baranowski and then we skied down from 150 meters below the top to the base.”
It took Ewa Harapin and her friend days to reach the 2,172-metre peak of Szpiglasowy Wierch in the Tatra Mountains.
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Supported by a 20-person strong team, alpinists Leszek Cichy and Krzysztof Wielicki climbed to the height of 8848 meters, despite the extreme wind and deadly conditions.
Aleksandra Mirosław on Saturday won the speed competition of the IFSC Climbing European Championships, held in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
Awarded annually since 2009, the Piolet d’Or award takes into account levels of technical ability, surpassing limits thought undoable and respect for the mountains and environment.
President Andrzej Duda decorated three high-altitude climbers with the Knight's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw on Monday, for their part in a winter 2018 mountain rescue on Pakistan's Nanga Parbat.
Lublin’s Aleksandra Rudzińska is on top of the world following her double win in China which also saw her break the Polish record by scaling a 15-metre wall in 7’28 seconds.
Film director and climber, Eliza Kubarska took a TFN reporter to the beautiful Kampinos National Park to talk about her new project ‘The Wall of Shadows’ that examines what drives people to risk everything to get to the summits of the world’s highest mountains.