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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.

07.10.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alexander Huber rides Onda Azzurra up Monte Donneneittu in Sardinia

In January 2016 Alexander Huber made the first ascent, alone, of Onda Azzurra up Monte Donneneittu at Codula di Luna in Sardinia. 240m high and with difficulties up to 8a+, this multi-pitch sports climb was freed by Huber together with Michael Althammer in April 2016.

09.07.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Caroline Ciavaldini repeats Voie Petit on Grand Capucin, Mont Blanc

French climber Caroline Ciavaldini has repeated Voie Petit, the 450m 8b multi-pitch climb on Grand Capucin (3838m), Mont Blanc first ascended in 1997 by Arnaud Petit, Stephanie Bodet, Pascal Gaudin and Jean-Paul Petit and freed in 2005 by Alexander Huber.

18.04.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Fabian Buhl makes winter Wetterbock ascent

From 17 - 19 March 2016 German climber Fabian Buhl made a solo ascent of Wetterbock, a 10-pitch 8c freed in 2014 by Alexander Huber up the Wetterbockwand, Göll East Face, Berchtesgaden Alps, Austria.

27.10.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Südwind, new Wilder Kaiser climb by Alexander Huber and Guido Unterwurzacher

On 30 September 2015 Alexander Huber and Guido Unterwurzacher made the first free ascent of Südwind (X, 250m) a new multi-pitch rock climb up Maukspitze in the Wilder Kaiser massif in Austria.

16.10.2015 by Alexander Huber in Climbing

Alexander Huber climbs Il Capitano at Capo Monte Santo in Sardinia

German climber Alexander Huber has established two new rock climbs on the sea cliffs at Capo Monte Santo in Sardinia, Il Capitano and Solemar. The peculiarities: a boat start, difficulties up to 8b+, trad protection.

13.10.2014 by Alexander Huber in Climbing

Alexander Huber climbs difficult Wetterbock multipitch

The report by German alpinist Alexander Huber who, on 18 September 2014 together Michi Althammer made the first free ascent of Wetterbock (8c, 10 pitches) up the Wetterbockwand, Göll East Face, Berchtesgaden Alps, Austria.

04.04.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Alexander Huber, Sonnwand Nirwana above the Loferer Alm in Austria

In September 2012 Alexander Huber made the first ascent of the multi-pitch Nirwana 8c+ on Sonnwand, Loferer Alm, Austria.

16.12.2011 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alexander Huber about Adam Ondra

Video of Alexander Huber sharing his thoughts about about Adam Ondra

09.11.2011 by Planetmountain in Climbing

David Lama repeats Alexander Huber routes on Sonnwand

David Lama has made quick repeats of Stoamanndl 8b and Donnervogel 8b, first ascended by Alexander Huber, a few months after making the first repeat of Paciencia 8a on the North Face of the Eiger.

13.09.2011 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Bellavista in the Dolomites for Luka Krajnc

Slovenian climber Luka Krajnc has carried out the fourth complete free ascent of Bellavista on Cima Ovest di Lavaredo, Dolomites, first ascended by Alexander Huber solo during winter 1999 with difficulties up to A4 and then freed by German at 8c in July 2001. Urban Golob provides the report.

09.03.2011 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Golden Eagle, first free ascent in Patagonia

Raoul Martinez, Sean Villanueva, Cintia Percivati and have carried out the first free ascent of Golden Eagle (7a/7a+, 700m), established by Alexander Huber and Stephan Siegrist in 2006 on Aguja Desmochada, Patagonia.

13.10.2009 by Nicholas Hobley in Alpinism

Eternal Flame, Nameless Tower - climbing history and Alexander Huber interview

The history of Eternal Flame and an interview with Alexander Huber after the first free ascent of the route which climbs the Nameless Tower, Trango, Karakorum.

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