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11.04.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Marco Pedrini, Cumbre and the first solo ascent of Cerro Torre in 1985

The 1985 film Cerro Torre Cumbre by Fulvio Mariani that documents the first solo ascent of Cerro Torre in Patagonia, carried out by Swiss alpinist Marco Pedrini on 26/11/1985 via the Cesare Maestri Compressor Route.

28.03.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Risk reduction in mountaineering, the Chamonix High Mountain Military Group video

How to manage risk in the mountains, analysed in this fun video by French alpinists Léo Billon, Max Bonniot and Pierre Labbre belonging to the Chamonix High Mountain Military Group (GMHM) after their climbing expedition to Patagonia where they ascended Cerro Torre and Fitz Roy.

13.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Paragliding in Patagonia, Aaron Durogati makes Fitz Roy flyby

In January 2019 Aaron Durogati, Italian paragliding champion and exceptional mountaineer, flew with his paraglider off some of the most beautiful peaks in the Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre massifs in Patagonia.

19.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre - David Lama, Peter Ortner in A Snowball's Chance in Hell

The entire film A Snowball's Chance in Hell, featuring Austrian alpinists David Lama and Peter Ortner making the first free ascent of the Compressor route on Cerro Torre, Patagonia, carried out in January 2012.

11.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre Ragni route: Daniel Joll & Kim Ladiges make first 2017 ascent

The video the documents the first ascent in the 2016/2017 season on the Ragni route on Cerro Torre in Patagonia, carried out by New Zealand’s Daniel Joll and Kim Ladiges.

08.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre solo winter attempt, Markus Pucher stops 40 meters below summit

Climbing along the Ragni route, on 3 September 2016 Austrian alpinist Markus Pucher climbed to within 40m of the summit of Cerro Torre during his attempt to carry out the first winter solo ascent of this iconic mountain in Patagonia.

02.08.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Markus Pucher and his dream of the first solo winter ascent of Cerro Torre

The video documenting the summer 2015 attempt of Austrian alpinist Markus Pucher to make the first solo winter ascent of Cerro Torre in Patagonia.

15.04.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Fitz Roy, Cerro Torre and Patagonia: the glaciers 100 years on

The expedition in Patagonia led by Italian photographer Fabiano Ventura to document the effects of over 100 years of climate change as part of multi-year project "On the trails of the glaciers" has taken photos of Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre and compared them to those taken by Alberto Maria De Agostini.

16.02.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre SE Ridge Compressor Route: second free ascent. Interview with Mikey Schaefer

Interview with American alpinist Mikey Schaefer who, together with Andrew Rothner and Josh Wharton, carried out the second free ascent of the Southeast Ridge Compressor Route on Cerro Torre in Patagonia from 4 to 6 February 2016. The first free ascent was carried out in 2012 by David Lama and Peter Ortner.

04.02.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre SE Ridge, or Compressor route: the ascent by Matteo Della Bordella and Silvan Schüpbach

From 30 - 31 January 2016 Italy’s Matteo Della Bordella and Switzerland’s Silvan Schüpbach climbed the SE Ridge (Compressor Route) of Cerro Torre (Patagonia). After the bolts were chopped by Hayden Kennedy and Jason Kruk in January 2012, this is the third ascent of this route. The first carried out by David Lama (20-21/01/2012 together with Peter Ortner, with a variation on the headwall) is also the first and so far only totally free ascent. The second ascent was carried out by the Slovenians Luka Krajnc and Tadej Krišelj. The report by Matteo Della Bordella.

03.02.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Interview with Colin Haley and Alex Honnold after the Cerro Torre Traverse in day (Patagonia)

Interview with Colin Haley and Alex Honnold who on Sunday 31 January 2016 made the first repeat of the Torre Traverse in Patagonia by enchaining Cerro Standhardt, Punta Herron, Torre Egger and Cerro Torre. The American alpinists needed just 20 hours and 40 minutes from Col Standhardt to the summit of Cerro Torre, and 32 hours in total to return to their starting point. The first Torre Traverse was carried out over 4 days in 2008 by Haley together with Rolando Garibotti.

29.01.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Fuiste Alpiste, the video by Ermanno Salvaterra about how Patagonia once used to be

Ermanno Salvaterra documents the climbing and Patagonia in1993-94 in this video, Fuiste Alpiste, recently updated with names of the climbers of those unforgettable six months spent, more than twenty years ago, at the base camp of Cerro Torre.

23.07.2015 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Cerro Torre and the 1985 first winter ascent

It's currently winter in Patagonia. Exactly 30 years ago, in July 1985, the Italians Paolo Caruso, Maurizio Giarolli, Andrea Sarchi and Ermanno Salvaterra carried out the historic first winter ascent of Cerro Torre via the 'Compressor route' established by Cesare Maestri up the East Ridge. Here is a short film about those days on the mountain that added, like so many others, an important chapter to Patagonia's mountaineering history.

03.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

International Olympic Games of Campo Bridwell 2006

The video of Belgian alpinist Sean Villanueva documenting the so-called ‘International Olympic Games of Campo Bridwell’, held below Cerro Torre in Patagonia in 2006.

11.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre, the Traverse and Thomas Huber's infinite dream

The video of the attempt carried out by Thomas Huber, Andi Schnarf and Tommy Aguilo to complete the Torre Traverse in Patagonia via the mountains Cerro Standhardt, Punta Herron, Torre Egger and Cerro Torre.

28.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Colin Haley and Alex Honnold attempt one-day Torre Traverse in Patagonia

In Patagonia American alpinists Colin Haley and Alex Honnold have attempted a one day ascent of the Cerro Torre Traverse, enchaining Cerro Torre, Torre Egger, Punta Herron and Cerro Standhardt. The two were forced to turn back just two pitches below the last summit due to the Patagonian winds.

25.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Colin Haley and Marc-Andre Leclerc climb Travesia del Oso Buda in Patagonia

From 18 - 21 January 2015 Colin Haley and Marc-André Leclerc climbed Cerro Torre, Torre Egger, Punta Herron and Cerro Standhardt, This new traverse from south to north has been called Travesia del Oso Buda, in memory of Bjørn-Eivind Årtun and Chad Kellogg.

01.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Markus Pucher solos Cerro Torre in raging storm

A year after his fast solo ascent of the Ragni route on Cerro Torre, the Austrian alpinist Markus Pucher has now soloed the classic west face route again, this time through a raging storm.

19.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre, Italian climbing action in Patagonia

Currently there are numerous Italian teams climbing in Patagonia, in particular in the Chalten massif, where Cerro Torre was climbed via the Ragni route by Marcello Cominetti, Massimo Lucco, Francesco Salvaterra, Majori Marco, Marco Farina and François Cazzanelli. The route's first ascent this season was made in September by Ermanno Salvaterra, Thomas Franchini and Nicola Binelli.

19.05.2014 by Planetmountain in Interviews

David Lama, Cerro Torre and the Compressor route

Interview with Austrian alpinist David Lama two years after the first free ascent of the Compressor route on Cerro Torre, Patagonia, carried out with Peter Ortner in January 2012.

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