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13.04.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Marc Toralles, Bru Busom climbing the Slovak Direct up Denali in Alaska

Watch Spanish mountaineers Bru Busom and Marc Toralles repeating the Slovak Direct up the South Face of Denali (6194m) in Alaska in 2019.

09.08.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

All or nothing. By Hector Silva Peralta

The first of two parts written by Hector Silva Peralta, a Chilean mountaineer who lived in Italy for 9 years before traveling to Chile, Canada and Alaska pursuing his dream: to become a mountaineer.

27.06.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Denali Slovak Direct climbed in Alaska by Bru Busom, Marc Toralles

Spanish mountaineers Bru Busom and Marc Toralles report about their June 2019 repeat, despite difficult conditions, of the Slovak Direct, the famous and difficult route up the South Face of Denali (6194m) in Alaska established from 13 - 23 May 1984 by Blažej Adam, Tono Križo and František Korl.

23.06.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Karl Egloff sets new Denali Speed record in Alaska

Ecuadorian - Swiss mountain guide Karl Egloff has set a new speed record on Denali in Alaska, climbing the West Buttress route in 7:40 and returning to his starting point in 11:44. In doing so he beat the previous fastest known time set in 2014 by Kilian Jornet Burgarda.

20.06.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

King Cobra on Mount Barrill, big wall variation to Cobra Pillar in Alaska

Daniel Joll, Kim Ladiges, Alastair McDowell and John Price have made the first ascent of King Cobra (550m, 5.11), a 350m variation to the famous Cobra Pillar on the East Face of Mount Barrill (2332m) in the Ruth Gorge, Alaska.

07.06.2019 by Simon Richardson in Alpinism

Five first ascents in Alaska by Simon Richardson and Mark Robson

Despite challenging conditions Simon Richardson and Mark Robson have made the first ascent of five hitherto unclimbed peaks in the Stikine Range in South-East Alaska, including Peak 7180, one of the highest unclimbed mountains in the region. Richardson reports.

01.06.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Denali Cassin Ridge climbed by François Cazzanelli, Francesco Ratti, West Rib by Stefano Stradelli, Roger Bovard

Italian mountaineers François Cazzanelli and Francesco Ratti have climbed the Cassin Ridge on Denali (McKinley) in Alaska; five days earlier the two Valle d'Aosta mountain guides had climbed to the summit vie the West Rib. Expedition members Stefano Stradelli and Roger Bovard also ascended the West Rib.

18.09.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Devil's Paw in Alaska: Brette Harrington and Gabe Hayden climb West Face

Mountain climbing in Alaska: Brette Harrington and Gabe Hayden have made the first ascent of Shaa Téix’i (1300m, 5.11a) up the West Face of the Devils Paw, Juneau Ice Cap.

11.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Caro North discovers new climbing in Patagonia's Minialaska

The video of Caro North and her discovery of Minialaska, a new rock climbing area in Patagonia.

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.

22.06.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

New climbs above Juneau Ice Cap in Alaska by Brette Harrington and Caro North

Caro North and Brette Harrington have made the first ascent of new mixed line up the NE Face of Southern Duke and added a new rock climb to the Taku towers on the Juneau Ice Cap in Alaska.

15.06.2018 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Colin Haley dashes up Denali Cassin Ridge in record-breaking 8 hours 7 minutes

Interview with American alpinist Colin Haley after his record-breaking ascent of the Cassin Ridge on Denali (McKinley) in Alaska in 8 hours 7 minutes on 5 June 2018

29.05.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

French forge new routes in Alaska's Revelation Mountains

In early April 2018 French alpinists Thomas Auvaro, Jeremy Fino, Matthieu Rideau and Antoine Rolle climbed two new routes in the Revelation Mountains in Alaska. Rideau provides the trip report.

19.04.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Alaska: new British route on Mt. Jezebel by Tom Livingstone and Uisdean Hawthorn

British mountaineers Tom Livingstone and Uisdean Hawthorn have made the first ascent of Fun or Fear, a new climb up the East face of Mt. Jezebel in the Revelations range of Alaska. Climbed alpine style over two days, the route breaches difficulties up to M6+, 90 deg neve, Ai6 R.

15.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Marc-André Leclerc and Ryan Johnson officially presumed dead in Alaska

The two highly talented alpinists Marc-André Leclerc and Ryan Johnson are officially missing and presumed deceased in Alaska. They have not been heard from since their 5 March ascent of the Mendenhall Towers.

26.09.2017 by Gediminas Simutis in Alpinism

New mixed climbs in Alaska's Revelation Mountains

Mountaineering in Alaska: in spring 2017 Lithuania’s Gediminas Simutis (28) and Germany's Frieder Wittmann (31) pulled off a series of interesting first ascents above the remote Fish Glacier in the Revelation Mountains. The trip report by Simutis.

09.09.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Sílvia Vidal climbs new route up Xanadu West face in Alaska

From 5 to 21 July 2017 Catalan alpinist Sílvia Vidal made the solo first ascent of 'Un pas més' (A4 / A4+, 6a, 530 m) up the West Face of Xanadu (Arrigetch Peaks, Alaska).

19.07.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Steve House, looking back on the Denali Slovak Direct

17 years after his ground-breaking ascent, American alpinist Steve House looks back on the extremely fast repeat of the Slovak Direct up the South Face of Denali (Alaska), climbed with Mark Twight and Scott Backes in 60 hours non-stop.

11.07.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Denali, Alaska: Slovak Direct repeated by David Bacci and Luca Moroni

On their first climbing trip to Alaska, alpinists David Bacci and Luca Moroni pulled off the first Italian repeat of the Slovak Direct route up Denali (6194m) in Alaska.

05.07.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Mount Huntington: Clint Helander and Jess Roskelley climb complete South Ridge in Alaska

Interview with American alpinists Jess Roskelley who made the first ascent of the South Ridge on Mount Huntington (3731m) in Alaska with Clint Helander. Called the Gauntlet Ridge (Alaska Grade 6, M6, A0, 95° snow, 2,500m), the committing new route was climbed alpine style over an 8-day period in mid-April.

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