9 of the world’s hardest mountains to climb – Redbull

Lone climber on a mountain at sunrise

Mountaineer Kenton Cool’s guide to the peaks that will take your climbing career to new heights. When it comes to climbing, Kenton Cool knows a thing or two. The British mountaineer has climbed all of the world’s highest peaks and was the first man to scale the horseshoe of Everest, Nuptse and Lhotse in a single push. He has also reached the 8,848m summit of Everest 12 times – more than any other Briton.

But it’s not only the famously high Himalayan mountains that he classes as the most difficult to climb. Here Kenton reveals nine of the trickiest climbs to conquer – ideal for pros looking to hone their mountain skills. Read more…