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  • 23.04.2018 Red Bull Der Lange Weg, the Alps ski mountaineering traverse ends in Nice

    Red Bull Der Lange Weg, the Alps ski mountaineering traverse ends in Nice

    Yesterday the Red Bull Der Lange Weg came to an end in Nice, France. The long ski mountaineering traverse across the Alps from Vienna to Nice was completed by Bernhard Hug, David Wallmann, Philipp Reiter and Janelle Smiley and Mark Smiley after 1,721 kilometers and gained almost 90,000 meters height difference.

  • 19.04.2018 Alaska: new British route on Mt. Jezebel by Tom Livingstone and Uisdean Hawthorn

    Alaska: new British route on Mt. Jezebel by Tom Livingstone and Uisdean Hawthorn

    British mountaineers Tom Livingstone and Uisdean Hawthorn have made the first ascent of Fun or Fear, a new climb up the East face of Mt. Jezebel in the Revelations range of Alaska. Climbed alpine style over two days, the route breaches difficulties up to M6+, 90 deg neve, Ai6 R.

  • 17.04.2018 La ceinture des Drus descent on Aiguille du Dru

    La ceinture des Drus descent on Aiguille du Dru

    On Saturday 13 April 2018 Vivian Bruchez, Jean Baptiste Charlet and Jonathan Charlet made the first ski and snowboard descent of a new line on the West Face of Aiguille du Dru in the Mont Blanc massif.

  • 10.04.2018 Los Picos 6500: 13 Andes summits in 43 days by Franco Nicolini and Franchini brothers

    Los Picos 6500: 13 Andes summits in 43 days by Franco Nicolini and Franchini brothers

    The first part of Los Picos 6500 expedition comprised of Franco Nicolini, Tomas Franchini and Silvestro Franchini has now come to an end. The Italian alpinists have climbed 13 of the 16 highest peaks above 6500 meters in the South American Andes and the final three will be attempted when weather conditions improve in Peru in September.

    Red Bull Der Lange Weg, the Alps ski mountaineering traverse ends in Nice

    Red Bull Der Lange Weg, the Alps ski mountaineering traverse ends in Nice

    Yesterday the Red Bull Der Lange Weg came to an end in Nice, France. The long ski mountaineering traverse across the Alps from Vienna to Nice was completed by Bernhard Hug, David Wallmann, Philipp Reiter and Janelle Smiley and Mark Smiley after 1,721 kilometers and gained almost 90,000 meters height difference.

    Alaska: new British route on Mt. Jezebel by Tom Livingstone and Uisdean Hawthorn
    19.04.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Alaska: new British route on Mt. Jezebel by Tom Livingstone and Uisdean Hawthorn

    British mountaineers Tom Livingstone and Uisdean Hawthorn have made the first ascent of Fun or Fear, a new climb up the East face of Mt. Jezebel in the Revelations range of Alaska. Climbed alpine style over two days, the route breaches difficulties up to M6+, 90 deg neve, Ai6 R.

    La ceinture des Drus descent on Aiguille du Dru

    La ceinture des Drus descent on Aiguille du Dru

    On Saturday 13 April 2018 Vivian Bruchez, Jean Baptiste Charlet and Jonathan Charlet made the first ski and snowboard descent of a new line on the West Face of Aiguille du Dru in the Mont Blanc massif.

    Los Picos 6500: 13 Andes summits in 43 days by Franco Nicolini and Franchini brothers
    10.04.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Los Picos 6500: 13 Andes summits in 43 days by Franco Nicolini and Franchini brothers

    The first part of Los Picos 6500 expedition comprised of Franco Nicolini, Tomas Franchini and Silvestro Franchini has now come to an end. The Italian alpinists have climbed 13 of the 16 highest peaks above 6500 meters in the South American Andes and the final three will be attempted when weather conditions improve in Peru in September.

    Everest - A Time Lapse Film by Elia Saikaly
    05.04.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Everest - A Time Lapse Film by Elia Saikaly

    The timelapse film of Everest by Canadian mountaineer and photographer Elia Saikaly.

    Arco Rock Star international climbing photography contest
    05.04.2018 by Planetmountain in Events

    Arco Rock Star international climbing photography contest

    From 21 to 22 April 2018 Arco (Garda Trentino) will host the Adventure Awards Days and also the international climbing photography contest Arco Rock Star with some of the best outdoor photographers in Europe. Everyone can compete in the Open category; registration now online.

    Shkhara South Face, new route and first winter ascent in Caucasus by Archil Badriashvili, Giorgi Tepnadze
    29.03.2018 by Archil Badriashvili in Alpinism

    Shkhara South Face, new route and first winter ascent in Caucasus by Archil Badriashvili, Giorgi Tepnadze

    In February 2018 Georgian mountaineers Archil Badriashvili and Giorgi Tepnadze climbed alpine style for 8 days to establish a new route up Mt. Shkhara (5,203 m), Georgia. In doing so they also made the first winter ascent of the mountain’s 2300 m high South Face.

    David Lama solo first ascent of Hohe Kirche Nord Pfeiler in Valsertal
    27.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    David Lama solo first ascent of Hohe Kirche Nord Pfeiler in Valsertal

    On 24/03/2018 Austrian alpinist David Lama made the solo first ascent of Nord Pfeiler, a new mixed climb up the North Face of Hohe Kirche in Valsertal, Austria.

    Albert Leichtfried, Benedikt Purner climb new ice in Iceland
    23.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Albert Leichtfried, Benedikt Purner climb new ice in Iceland

    In Iceland the Austrian alpinists Albert Leichtfried and Benedikt Purner have made the first ascent of the new mixed climb Shelter of the gods M10.

    Burian in Valle di Cogne, new mixed climb by Matteo Giglio and François Cazzanelli
    20.03.2018 by Matteo Giglio in Alpinism

    Burian in Valle di Cogne, new mixed climb by Matteo Giglio and François Cazzanelli

    The report by Matteo Giglio who teamed up with François Cazzanelli to make the first ascent of a mixed climb called Burian (150 m, WI5 R M8) up the Paretone di Chevril face in Valle di Cogne, Valle d’Aosta, Italy.

    Matteo Della Bordella talks King Kong up Cerro Riso Patrón Sur in Patagonia, climbed with Silvan Schüpbach

    Matteo Della Bordella talks King Kong up Cerro Riso Patrón Sur in Patagonia, climbed with Silvan Schüpbach

    Italy’s Matteo Della Bordella reports about the first ascent of King Kong, the new mixed climb up Cerro Riso Patrón Sur established last February during a 22-day 'by fair means' climbing expedition with Switzerland’s Silvan Schüpbach. The two mountaineers travelled to one of the most isolated areas of Patagonia by kayak.

    Los Picos 6500, first summits climbed in the Andes by Franco Nicolini, Tomas Franchini, Silvestro Franchini
    16.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Los Picos 6500, first summits climbed in the Andes by Franco Nicolini, Tomas Franchini, Silvestro Franchini

    In the Andes the Italian alpinists Franco Nicolini, Tomas Franchini and Silvestro Franchini have successfully climbed the first three mountains of the Los Picos 6500 project. The aim is to climb the 16 highest peaks above 6500 meters in the South American Andes in circa 60 days and shortly after their arrival they ascended Aconcagua, Tupungato and Mercedario. They will be accompanied by their friend and fellow mountaineer Michele Leonardi.

    Marc-André Leclerc and Ryan Johnson officially presumed dead in Alaska
    15.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Marc-André Leclerc and Ryan Johnson officially presumed dead in Alaska

    The two highly talented alpinists Marc-André Leclerc and Ryan Johnson are officially missing and presumed deceased in Alaska. They have not been heard from since their 5 March ascent of the Mendenhall Towers.

    Jumbo Jet direct start in Val Lietres, Dolomites
    14.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Jumbo Jet direct start in Val Lietres, Dolomites

    In Val Lietres (Puez - Geisler group, Dolomites) Daniel Ladurner and Hannes Lemayr have added a direct start, up rock, to the famous icefall Jumbo Jet. With this new variant the route tackles overall difficulties up to M7 WI5+.

    Wild French rock climbs in Pirrit Hills, Antarctica
    13.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Wild French rock climbs in Pirrit Hills, Antarctica

    In early 2018 a French Groupe Militaire de haute montagne expedition comprised of Arnaud Bayol, Antoine Bletton, Jean-Yves Igonenc, Didier Jourdain, Sébastien Moatti, Dimitry Munoz established a series of new rock climbs in the Pirrit Hills range of Antarctica. Highlights include Coming in from the cold up Mount Tidd (2244 m) and Corrasion up the virgin Mount Turcotte (1950 m).

    Robert Jasper Flying Circus rope solo video
    12.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Robert Jasper Flying Circus rope solo video

    The video of Robert Jasper making a rope solo, free ascent the famous mixed climb Flying Circus at Breitwangfluh in Switzerland.

    Arco Rock Star and Adventure Awards Days 2018, in April the Garda Trentino outdoor festival
    11.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Events

    Arco Rock Star and Adventure Awards Days 2018, in April the Garda Trentino outdoor festival

    From 20 - 22 April 2018 Arco, Italy will host the Adventure Awards Days, the International Festival of adventure and exploration. Star guests include Simone Moro, Jeremy Collins, Jane Goodall, Nicolas Favresse, Emilio Previtali, Dino Lanzaretti, Jakub Rybicki, Valeria Mosca, Igor D’India. The festival will also host the thrid edition of Arco Rock Star, the international climbing photography contest in the heart of Garda Trentino region.

    Hansjörg Auer: the scary, risky rappel, the video and interview
    09.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Hansjörg Auer: the scary, risky rappel, the video and interview

    Interview with 34-year-old Hansjörg Auer after his extremely risky abseil off the South Face of Achplatte in Austria. The video of this abseil has monopolised the climbing community’s social media.

    South Tyrol ice climbing, Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini establish MFG
    08.03.2018 by Simon Gietl in Alpinism

    South Tyrol ice climbing, Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini establish MFG

    Simon Gietl reports about MFG, a new mixed climb at Rein in Taufers in the Dolomites, Italy, first ascended with Vittorio Messini.

    Dolomites ice climbing video: Once in a lifetime in Val Lietres
    07.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Dolomites ice climbing video: Once in a lifetime in Val Lietres

    The video of the first ascent of Once in a lifetime, the new icefall up Col Turont in Val Lietres (Puez - Geisler group, Dolomites) first ascended by Daniel Ladurner, Hannes Lemayr and Florian Riegler.

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