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Greenland Big walls, all videos now online
23.04.2011 by Planetmountain

Greenland Big walls, all videos now online

All five Vertical Sailing Greenland videos are now online documenting the climbing and sailing adventure of Nico Favresse, Olivier Favresse, Sean Villanueva and Ben Ditto on Greenland's big walls

 Piolet d'Or 2011, winners, diversity and the challenges of alpinism
19.04.2011 by Vinicio Stefanello

Piolet d'Or 2011, winners, diversity and the challenges of alpinism

Two Piolets d'Or were awarded on 15 April in Chamonix, France, during the IXX Piolet d'Or 2011: to the Greenland Big Walls by Sean Villanueva, Nicolas and Olivier Favresse, Ben Ditto and Bob Shepton and to the ascent up Mount Logan in Canada by Yasushi Okada and Katsutaka Yokoyama from Japan. On 16 April in Courmayeur the British mountaineer Doug Scott received the Lifetime Achievement Award from Walter Bonatti who, like Reinhold Messner, had preceded him in the Hall of Fame. The complete report.

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