billi bierling female mountaineer and journalist from Germany

Lobuje Peak

We have just come back down from Lobuje East and, as always, it was beautiful. Lobuje offers the most amazing views of the surrounding peaks and when we go back up on Tuesday for our… (Read More)




At Base Camp

This is just a quick hello from base camp – or rather Gorak Shep, the last village before base camp from where we can send data via mobile 3G technology. I had a good walk… (Read More)




I did it

This is just a brief update to let you know that I have done it! I summited Manaslu, the 8th highest mountain in the world, without the use of supplementary oxygen! I will write more… (Read More)




Sum it!

This is Billi’s robot in Kathmandu. Information just arrived from basecamp by text message that Billi summitted and is now on the way back down to camp II. And the weather is lovely! Thus more… (Read More)




Manaslu update

Hello, Namaste and Grüß Gott, This is not Billi, but her robot. Just updating the site to re-mention that Billi is writing on the Himex blog and the first two posts can be found here:… (Read More)