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Piolet d'Or 2006, won by Steve House and Vincent Anderson for their new route up the Rupal Face on Nanga Parbat.

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Piolet d'Or 2006, vinto da Steve House e Vincent Anderson per la nuova via sulla parete Rupal del Nanga Parbat., Giulio Malfer
Piolet d'Or, Piolet d'Or 2006, won by Steve House and Vincent Anderson for their new route up the Rupal Face on Nanga Parbat. - © Giulio Malfer


Steve House / knowing yourself
11.08.2016 by Steve House

Steve House / knowing yourself

American alpinist Steve House shares his thoughts about how failing wisely provides interior growth. Originally posted only on facebook, House has kindly allowed his text to be republished on planetmountain.com.

Piolet d'or 2009: the six candidates
12.03.2009 by Vincio Stefanello

Piolet d'or 2009: the six candidates

The 6 nominees for the 17th Piolet d'Or, scheduled for 25 April 2009: Dave Turner (USA) for his solo ascent on the East Face of Cerro Escudo (Torres del Paine, Chile), Simon Anthamatten and Ueli Steck (Switzerland) for their new route up the N Face of Tengkampoche (Nepal), St├ęphane Benoist and Patrice Glairon Rappaz (France) for their new route up the South Face of Nuptse (Nepal). These are in the running with three Japanese teams: Kazuya Hiraide and Kei Taniguchi for their first ascent up the SE Face of Kamet (India), Fumitaka Ichimura, Yusuke Sato and Kazuki Amano for their ascent up the North Face of Kalanka (India) and, last but not least, Fumitaka Ichimura, Yusuke Sato and Katsutaka Yokoyama for the enchainment of two difficult routes on McKinley, Alaska.

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