Home page Planetmountain.com
Ines Papert and Mayan Smith-Gobat on the summit of Torre Central, Patagonia, after their successful climb of the route Riders on the Storm
Photo by Thomas Senf
Ines Papert climbing "The Rosendach", pitch 27 of the route Riders on the storm on the Central Tower of Paine, Patagonia
Photo by Thomas Senf
Ines Papert and Mayan Smith-Gobat descending after they have climbed the route Riders on the Storm in Torres del Paine, Patagonia.
Photo by Thomas Senf
Mayan Smith-Gobat climbing pitch 31 (7c+) of Riders on the Storm, Torres del Paine, Patagonia, established in 1991 by Kurt Albert, Bernd Arnold, Norbert Bätz, Peter Dittrich and Wolfgang Güllich
Photo by Thomas Senf

Riders on the Storm Torres del Paine, Mayan Smith-Gobat and Ines Papert in Patagonia videos


Four videos documenting the repeat of Riders on the Storm on the Central Tower of the Torres del Paine in Patagonia, carried out by Mayan Smith-Gobat, Ines Papert and accompanied by Thomas Senf.

At the start of February 2016 New Zealand's Mayan Smith-Gobat and Germany's Ines Papert repeated Riders on the Storm, the climb up the East Face of the Central Tower of the Torres del Paine in Patagonia, established 25 years ago by Wolfgang Güllich, Kurt Albert, Bernd Arnold, Norbert Bätz and Peter Dittrich. As reported, Smith-Gobat and Papert established some new variation pitches in the hope of achieving the first free ascent. Here are four videos documenting the efforts, filmed by photographer Thomas Senf.

Episode 1

Episode 2

Episode 3

Episode 4





Full text search


EXPO / Products
EXPO / Company News
Planetmountain.com logo
Planetmountain.com: climbing, alpinism, mountaineering, trekking, via ferrata, freeride skiing, ski mountaineering, snowboarding and ice climbing worldwide. Furthermore the site contains technical gear reviews, book and film reviews, expert advice, mountain photos, sport climbing competitions.
The information is indicative and subject to change due to the nature of the mountain environment. Given the inherently risky nature of the activities described within, Planetmountain.com does not assume any responsibility for the use of the information published.

SUBSCRIBE to receive the weekly newsletter with all the latest news from planetmountain.com

Recent Comments Ice
  • L'uomo Volante
    Il 10 giugno 2017, insieme all'amico Michele, decidiamo di r ...
    2017-07-12 / Enrico Maioni
  • Gallo George
    Il 16 luglio 2016, invogliati dalla relazione, ci siamo avve ...
    2017-07-12 / Enrico Maioni
  • All-in
    Francesco Salvaterra e Filippo Mosca 27 gennaio 2017, probab ...
    2017-02-02 / Francesco Salvaterra
  • Una via per te fatta in tre
    Prima ripetizione effettuata il 3/11. Da rettificare la diff ...
    2015-11-13 / maurizio piller%20hoffer