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05.07.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolets d'Or 2019: jury and big list of world’s most significant, innovative mountain climbs

58 ascents carried out in 2018 have been included in the Big list, from which winners will be selected for the Piolets d’Or , the prestigious mountaineering award that will be celebrated from 19 - 22 September 2019 during the Ladek Mountain Festival in Poland. The jury is comprised of: Sandy Allan, Kazu Amano, Valeri Babanov, Jordi Corominas, Fred Degoulet, Ines Papert, Andrej Štremfelj.

14.06.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Krzysztof Wielicki awarded Piolet d'Or Lifetime Achievement Award

In September 2019 the Polish mountaineer Krzysztof Wielicki will receive the Piolets d'Or Carrière 2019. In the past this prize has been awarded to Walter Bonatti, Reinhold Messner, Doug Scott, Robert Paragot, Kurt Diemberger, John Roskelley, Chris Bonington, Wojciech Kurtyka, Jeff Lowe and Andrej Štremfelj.

02.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolets d'Or 2018: Gasherbrum I, Shispare, Nilkanth win, Nilkanth and Alex Honnold receive special mention

Three ascents have been selected for the Piolets d'Or 2018: Gasherbrum I climbed by Zdeněk Hák and Marek Holeček, Shispare climbed by Kazuya Hiraide and Kenro Nakajima and Nuptse NW climbed by Frédéric Degoulet, Benjamin Guigonnet and Hélias Millerioux. Special mentions have been awarded for the ascent of Nilkanth by Chantel Astorga, Anne Gilbert Chase and Jason Thompson and also to Alex Honnold for his outstanding contribution to climbing in the year 2017. Andrej Štremfelj to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award.

01.02.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Torres del Paine, new Slovenian North Tower climb

On 01/01/2013 the Slovenian alpinists Andrej Grmovšek and Luka Krajnc made the first ascent of Zuko traverse (V 5.10+, 650m).

24.07.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Rajceva, new route by Luka Lindic and Andrej Grmovšek on Križevnik in Slovenia

On 17/06/2012 Luka Lindic and Andrej Grmovšek completed the first ascent of Rajceva (8a, 250m) up the North Face of Križevnik in Slovenia.

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.

16.02.2011 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Triglav, hard winter ascent in Slovenia by Grmovsek and Krajnc

Interview with Andrej Grmovsek who over a three day period in January and February 2011 carried out an extremely important winter ascent up the North Face of Triglav (2864m) together with fellow Slovenian alpinist Luka Krajnc: Sanjski Joža (VI/V,M7+, 1050m).

05.08.2010 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Via Sandro Pertini, Cima Grande di Lavaredo by Krajnc and Grmovsek

In July Slovenian climbers Luka Krajnc and Andrej Grmovsek carried out the first free ascent of the route Via Sandro Pertini, Cima Grande di Lavaredo, Dolomites.

11.02.2010 by Andrej Grmovšek in Alpinism

Perfect winter climbing conditions in Slovenian Alps

Almost unreal winter conditions in the Slovenian Alps have resulted in a flurry of interesting ascents. Slovenian alpinist Andrej Grmovšek provides the report.

24.06.2009 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Donnafugata on Dolomites Torre Trieste by Andrej Grmovsek

Andrej Grmovsek from Slovenia has carried out the first repeat in a single day of Donnafugata on Torre Trieste, Civetta, Dolomites.

18.11.2008 by Planetmountain.com in Alpinism

Slovenian climbs in Central Tien Shan

Last summer Ales Holc, Matej Smrkolj e Tadej Kriselj carried out the first ascent of Slovenian birthday party (TD+, 1000m) on the North Face of Pik Parashutny 5360m. Tine Marence and Andrej Magajne carried out the probabile first repeat of thee Slovenian Route on Pik Troglav and a quick ascent of Khan Tengry (7010m).

11.09.2007 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Never give up– new route on Tofana di Rozes, Dolomites

In July 2007 the Slovenians Marko Lukic and Andrej Grmovsek made the first ascent of 'Never give up' (VIII+/IX-, VIII+ obl., 500m) on the Pilastro on the Tofana di Rozes (Dolomites).

11.12.2006 by PlanetMountain in Alpinism

Slovenian Kyrgyzstan expedition nets new routes

Andrej Magajne from Slovenia reports of his August 2006 and 2005 expeditions to Kyrgyzstan, which resulted in four new routes in the Karakol valley in the Terskey Ala Too range.

07.03.2005 by PlanetMoutain.com in Alpinism

Slovenian Patagonia expedition 2004

In mid January a small Slovenian expedition comprised of Silvo Karo, Andrej Grmovsek, Tanja Grmovsek and Monika Kambic Mali made a series of fast ascents in Patagonia, including the first all-female ascent of Cerro Torre and the "Slovenian start for Cerro Torre"

New IWC routesetters and judges

The Frenchman Sebastien Foissac and the Italian Attilio Munari have recently qualified to become international Ice World Cup routesetters. Together with the three new judges Irina Ryzhenkova (RUS), Andrej and Jasna Pacjak (SLO) they completed a four-day course in Italy's Valle di Daone.

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