1975: Climbing Tasmania’s infamous Candlestick on ABC Sportsnight
This is excellent. In 1975, ABC Sportsnight followed a group of climbers as they climbed the Candlestick, a tower in Tasmania rising out of the sea just next to the classic Totem Pole.
Twin brothers Damian and Willie Benegas, world-class Argentine alpine guides and mountaineering phenoms, sent this spectacular ice line on the North Face of Nuptse in 2003.read more
Hooman Apri, Abbas Jafari, Jean Weiss and Al Read put up a new route on Minaret Peak and summited nearby Alam-Kuh (15,906 feet) in 1998.read more
This 800-meter line was first climbed by Italians Alberto Zucchetti and Paolo Paglino and Englishman Graham Austick.read more