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29.06.2018 by Sam Hennessy in Alpinism

Denali Light Traveller, second ascent in Alaska by Michael Gardner and Sam Hennessy

Sam Hennessy reports about the second ascent of Light Traveller, one of the most difficult climbs on Denali, Alaska, first ascended by Stephen Koch and Marko Prezelj in 2001 and repeated now, alpine style, together with Michael Gardner in a 36-hour push.

27.07.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

New climbs in the Kishtwar Himalaya by Aleš Česen, Marko Prezelj, Urban Novak

In the Indian Kishtwar Himalaya the Slovenian alpinists Aleš Česen, Marko Prezelj and Urban Novak have climbed two new routes: All or nothing (6250 m) up the West Face of Arjuna (6250 m) and the North Ridge of P6013 (6038 m). Both climbs were carried out alpine style.

24.11.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Kishtwar and Chomochior, new climbs in the Himalaya by Kennedy, Novak, Pellissier and Prezelj

In October 2015 alpinists Hayden Kennedy (USA), Urban Novak (SLO), Manu Pellissier (FRA) and Marko Prezelj (SLO) made the first ascent of the East Face of Cerro Kishtwar (6173m), as well as climbing a new route up the South Ridge of Chomochior (6278m) in Indian Kashmir Himalayas.

13.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolet d'Or 2015: the 3 ascent videos

The videos of the three Piolet d'Or 2015 winning ascents: the Fitz Roy Traverse by Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold, Thamserku by the Russians Alexander Gukov and Alexei Lonchinskiy and the ascent of Hagshu by the Slovenians Aleš Česen, Luka Lindič and Marko Prezelj.  The videos were produced for the award's ceremony of the Piolets d'Or 2015. Concept & editing Vinicio Stefanello (Planetmountain.com) and Francesco Mansutti (Studio Due) for Comune di Courmayeur and Centro Servizi Courmayeur srl.

13.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolet d'Or 2015: the grande finale at Courmayeur

On Saturday 11 April the awards ceremony of the 23rd Piolets d'Or, the Oscars of alpinism, were held at Courmayeur, Italy. Americans Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold, Russians Aleksander Gukov and Aleksey Lonchinsky and Slovenians Marko Prezelj, Ales Cesen and Luka Lindic were awarded the Piolet d'Or 2015. Britain’s Chris Bonington received the Piolet d'Or Carrière.

10.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolet d'Or 2015: the world's mountaineering élite at Courmayeur and Chamonix

Courmayeur and Chamonix are the world’s mountaineering capital once again thanks to the Piolet d'Or 2015. The recipients of the 23rd edition of this prestigious award are Tommy Caldwell, Alex Honnold, Alexander Gukov, Alexei Lonchinskiy, Aleš Česen, Luka Lindič and Marko Prezelj. The 7th Piolet d'Or Carrière will be awarded to the great British mountaineer Chris Bonington.

05.03.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

Piolet d'Or 2015: three expeditions selected

Three expeditions have been selected for the Piolets d'Or 2015: the traverse of the Fitz Roy range by Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold,the ascent ofl Thamserku by the Russians Alexander Gukov and Alexei Lonchinskiy and the ascent of Hagshu by the Slovenians Ales Cesen, Luka Lindic and Marko Prezelj. During the 23rd edition of the prestigious mountaineering award, which will be celebrated from 9 - 12 April 2015 at Courmayeur and Chamonix at the foot of Mont Blanc, Britain's Sir Chris Bonington will receive the Piolet d'Or Lifetime Achievement Award at Courmayeur on 11 April 2015.

03.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Hagshu North Face first ascent by Ales Cesen, Luka Lindic and Marko Prezelj

Between 29 and 30 September 2014, Slovenian alpinists Ales Cesen, Luka Lindic and Marko Prezelj made the first ascent of the North Face of Hagshu (ED, 70°-90°) in the Indian Himalayas.

28.12.2012 by Luka Lindic in Alpinism

New routes and climbing projects in Iran

The report by Luka Lindic of his latest climbing trip to Iran with Sam Beaugey , Manu Pellissier and Marko Prezelj during which they made the first ascent of Golden spatula (1000m, 6b) up Bisotoon.

18.02.2011 by Urban Golob in Alpinism

Slovenian winter climbing report by Urban Golob

Urban Golob reports about the winter ascents in Slovenia by climbers such as Andrej Grmovsek, Luka Krajnc, Dejan Koren, Aljaz Anderle, Marko Prezelj and many more.

26.10.2009 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Bhagirathi new routes for Prezelj, Blagus and Lindic

In September the Slovenians Rok Blagus, Luka Lindic and Marko Prezelj climbed three new routes in the Bhagirathi group located in the Gangotri region in the Indian Himalaya.

22.10.2008 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Makalu II, new route for Vince Anderson and Marko Prezelj

Vincent Anderson and Marko Prezelj have carried out the first ascent of the unclimbed West Face of Makalu II (7678 m)

29.01.2007 by PlanetMountain in Alpinism

Piolet d'or 2006 awarded to Prezelj and Lorencic for Chomo Lhari

On 26 January 2007 Marko Prezelj and Boris Lorencic from Slovenia were awarded the "Golden ice axe" for their new route on Chomo Lhari. Pavle Kozjek was awarded the Spectators Choice for his new route climbed solo up Cho Oyu. This was the 16th edition of the mountaineering award, created by the French Montagnes magazine, to honour the best mountaineering achievement of the previous year.

17.03.2006 by PlanetMountain.com in Alpinism

Prezelj's Patagonian ascents with Koch and Potter

Slovenian alpinist Marko Prezelj has returned from a five week trip to Patagonia where, dodging typical unstable weather, he made two fast ascents together with the Americans Stephen Koch and Dean Potter, one on Cerro Torre and one on Torre Standhardt.

11.06.2004 by Grivel news in Alpinism

North Twin new route climbed by Steve House, Marko Prezel

In April Steve House and Marko Prezelj made the coveted third ascent of the 5000 foot North face of North Twin, Canadian Rockies, via a new line.

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