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22.07.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Edu Marín makes second free ascent of Eternal Flame on Nameless Tower

Climbing with his brother Álex and his father Francisco, Catalan climber Edu Marín has made the second free ascent of Eternal Flame on Nameless Tower (6251m) in the Trango Tower range in Pakistan. Established in 1989 by Kurt Albert, Wolfgang Güllich, Christof Stiegler and Milan Sykora, the Karakorum big wall was first climbed free by Thomas and Alexander Huber in 2009.

20.06.2022 by Federica Mingolla in Alpinism

Federica Mingolla and Bellavista on Dolomites Tre Cime di Lavaredo

Federica Mingolla reports about her Thursday 16 June ascent, belayed by Niccolò Bartoli, of Bellavista on Cima Ovest di Lavaredo (Dolomites), first ascended by Alexander Huber in 1999. Mingolla and Bartoli descended from where the route joins the classic Cassin due to poor conditions

17.02.2022 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alexander Huber frees La Bavarese at Punta Giradili in Sardinia

German rock climber Alexander Huber has made the first ascent of the multi-pitch route La Bavarese at Punta Giradili in Sardinia, Italy.

23.12.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alexander Huber frees 30-year project on Waidringer Steinplatte, Austria

German rock climber Alexander Huber frees Highway, a 30-year project established by Thomas Schäfer and Norbert Wich on Waidringer Steinplatte in Austria.

22.11.2020 by Alexander Huber in Alpinism

Alexander Huber, Guido Unterwurzacher free Magellan on Urlkopf in Austria

Last August Alexander Huber and Guido Unterwurzacher made the first free ascent of Magellan, a 15-year-old project on Urlkopf close to Loferer Alm in Austria. Huber reports.

10.11.2020 by Alexander Huber in Alpinism

Siete Venas on Alpeltalkopf freed by Alexander Huber, Thomas Huber

Alexander Huber reports about his summer 2020 first free ascent of Siete Venas on Alpeltalkopf (Hoher Göll, Berchtesgaden Alps), an 8b multi-pitch established with his brother Thomas Huber.

30.10.2020 by Alexander Huber in Alpinism

Alexander Huber, Thomas Huber crown their Sonnenkönig on Untersberg

On the South Face of Untersberg in the Berchtesgaden Alps in Germany, Thomas and Alexander Huber have made the first ascent of Sonnenkönig. Alexander Huber reports.

02.09.2020 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Heinz Mariacher, mountaineering, freedom and the Paul Preuss Award

The report and words about mountaineering from the Paul Preuss Prize, awarded to the Austrian mountaineer Heinz Mariacher celebrated at Reinhold Messner's Firmian Castle. Mariacher is the eighth alpinist to receive the prestigious award after Messner himself, Hanspeter Eisendle, Albert Precht, Hansjörg Auer, Alexander Huber, Beat Kammerlander and Bernd Arnold.

24.08.2020 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Heinz Mariacher receives Paul Preuss Award 2020

Austrian alpinist Heinz Mariacher is the recipient of the Paul Preuss Award 2020. Mariacher is the eighth mountaineer to receive the prestigious prize after Reinhold Messner, Hanspeter Eisendle, Albert Precht, Hansjörg Auer, Alexander Huber, Beat Kammerlander and Bernd Arnold.

30.04.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Jakob Schubert repeats Weiße Rose, Alexander Huber Schleierwasserfall masterpiece

29-year-old Austrian climber Jakob Schubert has repeated Weiße Rose, the historic 9a established by Alexander Huber at the Schleierwasserfall in 1994 and otherwise repeated only by Adam Ondra.

15.04.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nameless Tower Eternal Flame / Huber brothers first free ascent video

The video of the first free ascent of Eternal Flame, the legendary rock climb on Nameless Tower, in the Trango group, Karakorum. Established by Kurt Albert, Wolfgang Güllich, Christof Stiegler and Milan Sykora, the first redpoint was carried out from 11 - 14 August 2009 by Thomas and Alexander Huber.

12.11.2019 by Guido Unterwurzacher in Alpinism

Alexander Huber, Guido Unterwurzacher establish Koasabluad up Wilder Kaiser

Alpinists Alexander Huber and Guido Unterwurzacher have completed Koasabluad, a difficult multi-pitch rock climb up Maukspitze in the Wilder Kaiser massif in Austria, where in 2014/2015 they established Südwind. Unterwurzacher reports.

20.07.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nina Caprez flys up Grand Capucin Voie Petit

Swiss climber Nina Caprez has made a fast repeat of Voie Petit, up Grand Capucin (3838m), Mont Blanc. Established in 1997 by Arnaud Petit, Stephanie Bodet, Pascal Gaudin and Jean-Paul Petit, this 450m 8b multi-pitch was freed by Alexander Huber in 2005.

09.01.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alexander Huber rope-solo first ascent of Mauerläufer 8b+ up Waidringer Steinplatte in Austria

Climbing alone and ground-up, last spring German alpinist Alexander Huber made the first ascent of Mauerläufer (200m, 8b+) up Waidringer Steinplatte in Austria.

22.12.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Fabian Buhl, Alexander Huber climb Choktoi Ri in Karakorum, Pakistan

The video of the ascent of the stunning ridge up Choktoi Ri 6166m in Pakistan’s Karakorum, first climbed in summer 2018 by Fabian Buhl and Alexander Huber. The 2200m route is called The Big Easy.

05.10.2018 by Planetmountain in Interviews

El Capitan Freerider: Alexander Huber Yosemite masterpiece celebrates 20th anniversary

Interview with German climber Alexander Huber 20 years after the first free ascent of Freerider, the famous big wall on El Capitan in Yosemite.

08.02.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Alexander Huber and Guido Unterwurzacher climb Hoher Göll Direkte Große Trichter in winter

On 31/01/2018 Alexander Huber and Guido Unterwurzacher ascended Direkte Große Trichter, an ice and mixed climb up the West Face of Hoher Göll, Berchtesgaden Alps.

10.08.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cima Ovest, new rock climb at the Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Dolomites

On the NW Face Cima Ovest, Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Dolomites, Manuel Baumgartner and Alexander Huber have established Schatten der Großen (VII, 330m).

13.04.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Matterhorn North Face / Alexander Huber, Dani Arnold, Thomas Senf forge new climb

Mountaineering on the Matterhorn: from 15 - 16 March Alexander Huber from Germany and Switzerland’s Dani Arnold and Thomas Senf climbed a new route up the legendary North Face of one of the symbols of the Alps. The new climb is called Schweizernase and shares the start of the Gogna-Cerruti route before continuing directly up through the enormous overhangs on the upper section of the face.

20.10.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Alexander Huber and Fabian Buhl free Sueños de Invierno on Naranjo de Bulnes

German climbers Alexander Huber and Fabian Buhl have made the first free ascent of 'Sueños de Invierno' (540m, 8a), the rock climb first ascended in 1983 by José Luis García Gallego and Miguel Ángel Díez Vives up Naranjo de Bulnes / Picu Urriellu (2518m) in Spain.

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