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02.04.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

The Pathan Project featuring Favresse, Maynadier, Molina, Wertz in Pakistan's Thagas Valley

The Pathan Project is now online until 15 April. The award-winning film directed by Guillaume Broust documents the 2018 climbing expedition to the Thagas Valley, Karakorum, Pakistan carried out by Nicolas Favresse, Mathieu Maynadier, Carlitos Molinan and Jean-Louis Wertz.


16.03.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Latok 1, the Aleš Česen, Tom Livingstone and Luka Stražar ascent

The documentary of Aleš Česen, Tom Livingstone and Luka Stražar in summer 2018 making the coveted second ascent of Latok I 7145m in the Karakorum, Pakistan.

08.08.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Muztagh Tower Black Tooth, first ascent details by Simon Messner, Martin Sieberer

Details of the first ascent of Black Tooth, the 6718m mountain next to Muztagh Tower in the Karakorum, Pakistan, carried out by Simon Messner and Martin Sieberer on 26 July 2019.

04.08.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Simon Messner, Martin Sieberer summit Black Tooth in Karakorum

Mountaineers Simon Messner and Martin Sieberer have made the first ascent of Black Tooth, a 6718m mountain in the Karakorum range in Pakistan.

19.07.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Janez Svoljšak, goodbye to the promising climber from Slovenia

Slovenian alpinist Janez Svoljšak passed away on 15 July at base camp while on an expedition to climb Tahu Rutum (6650m), Karakorum, Pakistan. The promising mountaineer was just 25 years old.

Zabardast: Biacherahi and the incredible freeride skiing in the heart of the Karakorum

The film Zabardast directed by Jérôme Tanon that documents a trip into the heart of the Karakorum to explore the potential for freeride skiing in Pakistan. The highlight was the ski descent of 5880m high Biacherahi. With Thomas Delfino, Léo Taillefer, Zak Mills, Yannick Graziani and Hélias Millerioux.

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.

Zabardast trailer: mountaineering and freeride in the heart of the Karakorum

The trailer of the film Zabardast, featuring Thomas Delfino, Yannick Graziani, Hélias Millerioux, Zak Mills, Léo Taillefer and Jérôme Tanon and their five week freeride skiing trip into the heart of the Karakorum in Pakistan.

11.09.2018 by Nicolas Favresse in Alpinism

Thagas Valley / Nicolas Favresse reports of Karakorum climbing expedition

Belgian climber Nicolas Favresse provides details about the climbing expedition to the little-known Thagas Valley, Karakorum, Pakistan together with Mathieu Maynadier, Carlitos Molina and Jean-Louis Wertz. Two virgin 6000ers were climbed, while Maynadier was struck by rockfall and airlifted to safety.

06.09.2018 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Latok I. The Aleš Česen interview

Interview with Slovenian alpinist Aleš Česen after the ascent, carried out with Luka Stražar and Tom Livingstone, of Latok I via the north and south face. The three were only the second team to reach the summit of the 7,145m high mountain in Pakistan’s Karakorum after the 1979 first ascent.

20.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

New climbs on two Karakorum 6000ers

American alpinists Jess Roskelley and Kurt Ross and Belgium's Nelson Neirinck have made the first ascents of two previously unclimbed mountains in Pakistan’s Karakorum massif: Chhota Bhai 6321 m and Changi Tower 2 6250 m above the Kondus valley.

14.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Latok I climbed after 40 years by Aleš Česen, Luka Stražar, Tom Livingstone

Slovenians Aleš Česen and Luka Stražar and Briton Tom Livingstone have climbed Latok I (7145 m) in the Karakorum (Pakistan), This is only the second ascent of the mountain, after the first ascent carried out by a Japanese expedition in 1979.

09.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Mathieu Maynadier, lucky escape after rockfall in Tagas Valley, Karakorum

On 6 August 2018 French mountaineer Mathieu Maynadier was hit by rockfall while on an climbing expedition in the Thagas Valley in Pakistan’s Karakorum with Nicolas Favresse, Carlos Molina and Jean-Louis Wertz. Maynadier was taken to Skardu military hospital by helicopter where his condition is far better than initially feared. He will be repatriated to France this week.

08.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Hansjörg Auer: Lupghar Sar West solo interview

Interview with Austrian alpinist Hansjörg Auer after his July 2018 solo ascent of Lupghar Sar West, a 7181 meter peak in the Karakorum, Pakistan.

29.07.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Latok I updates concerning Alexander Gukov rescue mission

Updates from Pakistan concerning the attempt to rescue Russian mountaineer Alexander Gukov, trapped at 6200m altitude on Latok I (7145 m) in Karakorum.

27.07.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Latok I: updates about Alexander Gukov rescue attempt

The latest updates concerning the attempt to rescue Russian mountaineer Alexander Gukov, trapped at 6200m altitude on Latok I (7145 m) in Karakorum.

11.07.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Maurizio Giordano perishes climbing Gasherbrum IV

32-year-old mountaineer Italian Maurizio Giordano from the Aosta Military Expedition perished while climbing Gasherbrum IV in Karakorum, Pakistan.

09.07.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Hansjörg Auer, Lupghar Sar West solo ascent details

The first details from Hansjörg Auer about his solo first ascent of the West Face of Lupghar Sar West in the Karakorum, Pakistan.

09.07.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Hansjörg Auer completes solo ascent of Lupghar Sar West

Austrian alpinist Hansjörg Auer has made a solitary ascent of Lupghar Sar West, a 7181 meter peak in the Karakorum, Pakistan.

13.06.2018 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Hansjörg Auer to attempt Lupghar Sar West solo

Interview with Austrian mountaineer Hansjörg Auer on the eve of his departure for Lupghar Sar West, a 7181m high mountain in the Karakorum, Pakistan which he plans to climb solo.

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