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Robert Jasper climbs The Black Death at Kandersteg
06.01.2014 by Planetmountain

Robert Jasper climbs The Black Death at Kandersteg

At Kandersteg in Switzerland Robert Jasper and Wolfram Liebich have made the first ascent of The Black Death, a new ice and mixed route graded WI7/M8, E5, 250m.

Eiger Piola - Ghilini Direttissima, first free ascent by Japer and Schäli
28.08.2013 by Planetmountain

Eiger Piola - Ghilini Direttissima, first free ascent by Japer and Schäli

On 2 August Roger Schäli and Robert Jasper made the first free ascent of the Piola - Ghilini Direttissima (1400m, 7c) on the north face of the Eiger.

Robert Jasper: the video of Ritter der Kokosnuss
02.04.2013 by Planetmountain

Robert Jasper: the video of Ritter der Kokosnuss

The video of Ritter der Kokosnuss, the mixed climb put up by Robert Jasper on the Breitwangflue at Kandersteg in Switzerland.

Robert Jasper adds difficult mixed climb to Breitwangflue at Kandersteg
26.02.2013 by Planetmountain

Robert Jasper adds difficult mixed climb to Breitwangflue at Kandersteg

On 13/02/2013 Robert Jasper made the first free ascent of the ice and mixed climb Ritter der Kokosnuß (M12, WI5, 165m) up the Breitwangflue at Kandersteg in Switzerland.

Shark's Fin in Chile by Jasper, Heller and Gantzhorn
08.05.2012 by Planetmountain

Shark's Fin in Chile by Jasper, Heller and Gantzhorn

In April 2012 Robert Jasper, Jörn Heller and Ralf Gantzhorn carried out the first ascent of the Shark's Fin Ridge. The route climbs the west face of Monte Giordano (1517m, Chile), a mountain which in all likelihood has never been climbed previously.

Robert Jasper and the video of Ironman at Eptingen
21.02.2012 by Planetmountain

Robert Jasper and the video of Ironman at Eptingen

The video of Robert Jasper and the first ascent of Ironman D14+ at Eptingen in Switzerland.

Ironman at Eptingen, new D14+ for Robert Jasper
07.02.2012 by Planetmountain

Ironman at Eptingen, new D14+ for Robert Jasper

Robert Jasper has freed the "total dry" route Ironman D14+ at Eptingen in Switzerland.

Eiger Direttissima free, Jasper and Schaeli interview after the John Harlin route
26.10.2010 by Planetmountain

Eiger Direttissima free, Jasper and Schaeli interview after the John Harlin route

From 20 - 23 September 2010 Robert Jasper from Germany and Roger Schäli from Switzerland carried out the first free ascent of the John Harlin Direttissima up the North Face of the Eiger. The duo exited via the Heckmair route and graded the undertaking Mixed M8-/rock 7a; E5; redpoint, 1800m.

The North Face of Monte Sarmiento and the 1986 first ascent by the Ragni di Lecco
27.05.2010 by Planetmountain

The North Face of Monte Sarmiento and the 1986 first ascent by the Ragni di Lecco

Contrary to what we published previously, the ascent by the Germans Robert Jasper, Jörn Heller and Ralf Gantzhorn is not the first ascent of the North Face of Monte Sarmiento, as this had previously been climbed by an Italian Ragni di Lecco expedition which on 24/12/1986 reached the West Summit of Sarmiento via the North Face.

Monte Sarmiento, Patagonia, North Face first ascent
23.04.2010 by Planetmountain

Monte Sarmiento, Patagonia, North Face first ascent

At the start of April the Germans Robert Jasper, Jörn Heller and Ralf Gantzhorn reached the West summit of Monte Sarmiento (2145m) via a new route up the North Face.

Eiger North Face, Japanese Diretissima freed by Jasper and Schäli
17.09.2009 by Planetmountain

Eiger North Face, Japanese Diretissima freed by Jasper and Schäli

Robert Jasper from Germany and Roger Schäli from Switzerland have made the first free ascent of the famous "Japanese Diretissima" on the North Face of Eiger. The route now goes free at 8a and is a very serious alpine undertaking indeed.

The Norwegian Alpine Club and the ethics for climbing in Norway
11.03.2009 by Planetmountain

The Norwegian Alpine Club and the ethics for climbing in Norway

With reference to the latest ascents by Robert Jasper in Norway, the Norsk Tindeklub (Norwegian Alpine Club) has now published an official statement guidelining climbing ethics in Norway. The German climber also provides his point of view.

Norway ice climbing first ascents by Robert Jasper, Markus Stofer & Roger Schäli
04.03.2009 by Planetmountain

Norway ice climbing first ascents by Robert Jasper, Markus Stofer & Roger Schäli

Robert Jasper, Markus Stofer & Roger Schäli travelled to Norway in February and carried out three important first ascents, including "Fosslimonster" M8+, WI6+, E5, 800m height difference, ca.1000m length at Aurland.

Jasper and Rathmayr ice climbing fest in Bernese Oberland
15.01.2008 by Planetmountain

Jasper and Rathmayr ice climbing fest in Bernese Oberland

Over three days at the start of January Robert Jasper from Germany and Bernd Rathmayr from Switzerland ascended three immense icefalls in the Bernese Oberland, Switzerland climbing over a kilometer of vertical ice in the Lauterbrunnental and Kandersteg.

Jasper and Schäli repeat Bocconi amari on Monte Emilius
01.12.2006 by PlanetMountain

Jasper and Schäli repeat Bocconi amari on Monte Emilius

On 7 November Robert Jasper from Germany and Roger Schäli from Switzerland carried out the first repeat of "Bocconi amari". This difficult mixed route was first ascended by Rossano Libera and Ezio Marlier on 26 October up the north face of the Triangolo nero on Monte Emilius, the prime mountain in Aosta.

Robert Jasper frees the Yeti on Eiger North Face
11.08.2006 by PlanetMountain

Robert Jasper frees the Yeti on Eiger North Face

On 16 July the German mountaineer Robert Jasper teamed up with Stefan Eder from Austria to make the first free ascent of Yeti, the route fist climbed in 1998 by the Italians Andrea Forlini and Gianni Faggiana on the North Face of the Eiger.

Jasper and Stofer Staubbachwasserfall F.A.
02.03.2006 by PlanetMountain.com

Jasper and Stofer Staubbachwasserfall F.A.

In February 2006 Robert Jasper and Markus Stofer made the first ascent of the Staubbachwasserfall in Switzerland’s Lauterbrunnental.

The Flying Circus first complete repeat
10.02.2006 by PlanetMountain.com

The Flying Circus first complete repeat

At the start of January two Swiss climbers, 19-year old Gabriel Grünenwald and 23-year old Simon Oswald, made the first and second full repeat of The Flying Circus, Robert Jasper’s multi-pitch M10 at the Breitwangfluh, Kandersteg

Glowacz and Jasper summit Murallon!
17.11.2005 by PlanetMountain.com

Glowacz and Jasper summit Murallon!

Stefan Glowacz and Robert Jasper have completed their "Vom Winde verweht" up the North Pillar of Murallón, Patagonia.

Glowacz and Jasper biding time in Patagonia
11.11.2005 by PlanetMountain.com

Glowacz and Jasper biding time in Patagonia

After establishing Base camp at Cerro Murallón Stefan Glowacz and Robert Jasper are currently waiting for conditions to improve in Patagonia.

Glowacz and Jasper return to Patagonia
29.09.2005 by PlanetMountain.com

Glowacz and Jasper return to Patagonia

Stefan Glowacz and Robert Jasper return to Patagonia to complete their route on the North Pillar of Murallón (2831m).

Anna Torretta dry tooling at Kandersteg
02.01.2004 by Planetmountain.com

Anna Torretta dry tooling at Kandersteg

Anna Torretta repeats Robert Jasper's "Tomahawk" M10+/M11- at Sulwald, Switzerland

Robert Jasper climbs Batman M12 and on-sights Mission Impossible
05.03.2003 by Planetmountain.com

Robert Jasper climbs Batman M12 and on-sights Mission Impossible

Robert Jasper makes the first ascent of Batman M12 E1, Basler Jura and on-sights Mission Impossible M11

Simon Anthamatten repeats Vertical Limits
20.02.2003 by PlanetMountain.com

Simon Anthamatten repeats Vertical Limits

On Sunday 16 February the young Swiss ice climber Simon Anthamatten made a swift second ascent of Robert Jasper's "Vertical Limits".

Jasper climbs Vertical limits M12 E2
18.02.2003 by Planetmountain.com

Jasper climbs Vertical limits M12 E2

On 25.01.03 Robert Jasper redpointed what he believes to be his hardest creation ever, "Vertical limits", M12 E2 in the drytooling hotspot Ueschenen in Switzerland’s Bernese Oberland.

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