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03.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Jeff Lowe awarded Piolet d'Or Carrière 2017

American alpinist Jeff Lowe has been awarded the Piolets d'Or Lifetime Achievement Award. The prize will be assigned during the 25th edition of the mountaineering prize that will be celebrated in Grenoble, France, from 12 - 15 April. In the past the prize has been awarded to Walter Bonatti, Reinhold Messner, Doug Scott, Robert Paragot, Kurt Diemberger, John Roskelley, Chris Bonington and Wojciech Kurtyka. Claude Gardien, the historic Editor-in Chief of Vertical magazine, provides the portrait.

05.02.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Eiger Metanoia video of Thomas Huber, Stephan Siegrist and Roger Schaeli repeat

Winter mountaineering: the video of the first repeat of Metanoia, carried out in December 2016 by Thomas Huber, Stephan Siegrist and Roger Schaeli, 25 years after the first ascent at the hands of Jeff Lowe in 1991.

09.01.2017 by Thomas Huber in Alpinism

Jeff Lowe's Eiger Metanoia finally repeated by Thomas Huber, Stephan Siegrist and Roger Schaeli

From 29 to 30 December 2016 Thomas Huber, Stephan Siegrist and Roger Schaeli scored the long-awaited second ascent of Metanoia, Jeff Lowe’s masterpiece on the North Face of the Eiger. The route was established solo over a period of nine days in winter 1991 by the leading American alpinist and, despite attempts, had been unrepeated. Thomas Huber provides the report.

19.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Marc-André Leclerc claims first solo winter ascent of Torre Egger in Patagonia

In Patagonia Canadian alpinist Marc-André Leclerc has made the first solo winter ascent of Torre Egger (2685m).

16.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Roger Schaeli repeats Eiger North Face La vida es silbar

Climbing together with Mayan Smith-Gobat, Robert Schaeli has carried out what is believed to be only the second free ascent of the 'La vida es silbar' up the legendary north face of the Eiger, Switzerland. Established in 1998-99 by Daniel Anker and Stephan Siegrist, the 900m line was freed in 2003 by Siegrist and Ueli Steck with difficulties up to 7c.

25.02.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolets d'Or 2016: Wojciech Kurtyka to receive Piolet d'Or Carrière and the 'big list' of elite alpinism

52 climbs carried out in 2015 have been included in the "Big list" of the Piolets d'Or, the prestigious mountaineering award that will be celebrated between 14 - 17 April 2016 at La Grave - La Meije in France. During the 24th edition, Polish mountaineer Wojciech Kurtyka will receive the Piolet d'Or Carrière - Lifetime Achievement Award.

24.11.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Kishtwar and Chomochior, new climbs in the Himalaya by Kennedy, Novak, Pellissier and Prezelj

In October 2015 alpinists Hayden Kennedy (USA), Urban Novak (SLO), Manu Pellissier (FRA) and Marko Prezelj (SLO) made the first ascent of the East Face of Cerro Kishtwar (6173m), as well as climbing a new route up the South Ridge of Chomochior (6278m) in Indian Kashmir Himalayas.

17.11.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Thalay Sagar, Beats of Freedom and the attempt by Daniele Nardi & Co in the Indian Himalaya

Daniele Nardi tells about the expedition to Thalay Sagar (6904m) in the Indian Himalaya, carried out together with the Spanish mountaineers Alex Txikon, Txus Lizarraga, Adrian Legarra, Ekaitz

21.10.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Swiss trio climb three virgin summits in India's Kashmir Himalaya

In September and October 2015 Andreas Abegglen, Thomas Senf and Stephan Siegrist made the first ascents of Bhala 5900m, Tupendeo 5700m and Maha Dev Phobrang 5900m and its famous Te tower, three hitherto unclimbed mountains in the Kashmir region of India's Himalaya.

05.10.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Sasha DiGiulian and Carlo Traversi climbing Magic Mushroom on the Eiger

The video of Sasha DiGiulian and Carlo Traversi repeating the rock climb Magic Mushroom up the North Face of the Eiger, Switzerland.

25.09.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Odyssee, the hardest route on the Eiger North Face by Roger Schaeli, Robert Jasper and Simon Gietl

An international trio comprised of Roger Schäli (Switzerland), Robert Jasper (Germany) and Simon Gietl (Italy) have established Odyssee (8a+, 1400m), a difficult and serious new rock climb up the North Face of the Eiger in Switzerland.

20.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolet d'Or 2015 and the big list of 58 climbs

58 ascents carried out in 2014 have been included in the "Big list" of the Piolets d'Or, the most prestigious mountaineering award that will be celebrated between 9 - 12 April, 2015 at Courmayeur and Chamonix, at the foot of Mont Blanc.

17.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Kishtwar: three Himalayan first ascents by Siegrist, Senf and Abegglen

In September 2014 Dres Abegglen, Thomas Senf and Stephan Siegrist made the first ascents of the peaks Shiepra 5885m and Kharagosa 5840m in the Kishtwar region of India's Himalaya. Furthermore, at the start of October the trio climbed a new route up Kishtwar Shivling, making what is believed to be only the mountains second ascent.

04.04.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Dani Arnold solos Crack Baby on Breitwangflue in 27 minutes and 13 seconds

On Sunday 9 March Swiss alpinist Dani Arnold solo climbed Crack Baby up the Breitwangflue in Switzerland in a mere 27 minutes and 13 seconds.

10.02.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Ulvetanna (Antarctica): first integral ascent of South Ridge

Britain's Andy Kirkpatrick and the Norwegians Kjersti Eide, Espen Fadnes, Aleksander Gamme, Ingeborg Jakobsen and Jonas Langseth have successfully made the first complete ascent of the South ridge of Ulvetanna (2931m) in Antarctica.

22.08.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre climbed in winter by Siegrist, Arnold, Huber and Villavicencio

On 30 July Stephan Siegrist, Dani Arnold, Thomas Huber and Matias Villavicencio succeeded in a rare winter ascent of Cerro Torre, Patagonia.

21.08.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Eiger North Face Paciencia climbed by MacLeod and Muskett

The two British climbers Dave MacLeod and Calum Muskett have repeated Paciencia (8a, 900m) up the North Face of the Eiger.

28.01.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Ulvetanna Peak, new North East Ridge route in Antarctica

The North East ridge of Ulvetanna Peak (2931m) in the Antarctica has been climbed for the first time by Leo Houlding, Sean Leary, Alastair Lee, Jason Pickles, Chris Rabone and David Reeves.

07.01.2013 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Alpinism and climbing in 2012 - part 2

Part 2 - from July to December - of what happened in alpinism and climbing in 2012.

24.08.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Fitz Roy new route attempt by Michael Lerjen-Demjen and Jorge Ackermann

Swiss climbers Michael Lerjen-Demjen and Jorge Ackermann have failed in their attempt to forge a new route up Fitz Roy in Patagonia

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