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In the Media
Click the links below to read a selection of news throughout Horia's mountaineering career.

Note: Most of the news items in this section were produced in Horia's native language, for a local audience. If you need some specific content to be translated, please send us an e-mail here: Please mention your name and the media outlet.

Stirile Pro TV (mai, 2013): O imagine cat 8,516 metri. Horia Colibasanu a cucerit varful Lhotse din Muntii Himalaya (

Adevarul Timisoara (Stefan Both), mai 2013: Revolta pe Himalaya. Horia Colibasanu si-a salvat colegii alpinisti de linsajul nepalezilor (

Jurnalul (Paul Rogojinaru), aprilie 2013: Omul zilei: Horia Colibasanu (

Observator TV, mai 2012: Aventura lui Horia Colibasanu spre cel mai periculos varf din lume s-a incheiat (

Ziarul Financiar (Mirabela Tiron), aprilie 2012: Un roman va escalada al treilea varf din lume! (

Koyos blog, decembrie 2011: Horia Colibasanu, premiat pentru cea mai valoroasa ascensiune din 2011 (

Cariere (Daniela Oancea), septembrie 2011: Supravietuitorul (

Hotnews, aprilie 2010: Horia Colibasanu a cucerit Varful Annapurna. Premiera pentru Romania ( (Adrian Dinu), martie 2010: Un film cu Horia Colibasanu i-a motivat pe fotbalistii Barcelonei (

Stirile Horia Colibasanu, primul alpinist roman care primeste distinctia "Spirit of Mountaineering" (

Agenda, aprilie 2009: Alpinistul Horia Colibasanu, premiat cu Piolet D'Or (

Stirile Pro TV, 2009: Horia Colibasanu, nominalizat la premiul Printul de Asturia (

Romania Libera (Gabriel Bejan), mai 2008: Erou pe acoperisul lumii (, mai 2007: Horia Colibasanu a atins varful Himalayan Dhaulagiri! (

Descopera (Marc Ulieriu), octombrie 2006: Unul K2 (

Alpinet, iulie 2004: Un alpinist roman a cucerit varful K2 (
Useful links
You may also find useful:

"Mountain Men: The Ghosts of K2" - A BBC documentary which explores the history of climbing K2, the mountaineers mountain.
Horia Colibasanu successfully ascended K2 in 2004. No other Romanian mountaineer was atop of K2 up to now.

Pura Vida/The Ridge - The synopsis and the trailer of the documentary film where Horia Colibasanu played a key-role in the biggest rescue attempt in the history of the Himalayas. Winner at San Sebastian International Film Festival.

The Himalayan Database - a compilation of records for all expeditions that have climbed in the Nepalese Himalaya.

The World's Highest Mountains - A chart with statistics of the fourteen 8,000-m mountains on Earth - A site with information about the mountains above 8,000 meters.

The Alpine Club - the world's first mountaineering club (1857), with members from around the world.