All mountaineers share values to do with self-reliance, judgment, decision-making and resilience. Nowhere are these more sought than at high al(...)

Dawson Stelfox (left) and   Frank Nugent at advance base camp after his successful ascent. Photograph: Brian Hayestaken

“I wandered up the last few yards to the top, the snow untracked and pristine on all sides, absorbing the beauty of the (...)