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27.03.2020 by Nicolas Favresse in Alpinism

Aguja Poincenot, Nico Favresse and Sean Villanueva climb another two routes in Patagonia

Belgian alpinist Nicolas Favresse reports about another two routes climbed with Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll on Aguja Poincenot in Patagonia: Beggars Banket (7a, 400m) first ascended on the East Face directly above the Whillans ramp and, on the South Face, the first repeat and first free ascent of Historia interminable (6c, 800m).

19.02.2020 by Nicolas Favresse in Alpinism

Nicolas Favresse, Sean Villanueva climb new route on Cerro Standhardt in Patagonia

On Aguja Standhardt in Patagonia Belgian climbers Nico Favresse and Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll have made the first ascent the mixed climb El Flechazo (850m, 7b, M3, WI5+).

11.08.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Free South Africa on Paine Towers in Patagonia, the Nico Favresse, Sean Villanueva, Ben Ditto ascent video

The video of the first free ascent of the South African route on the east face of the Central Tower of Paine, Patagonia, carried out in 2009 by Nicolas Favresse, Sean Villanueva and Ben Ditto.

30.11.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Adam Ondra onsight attempt on the Salathé Wall in Yosemite / VBlog #6

Adam Ondra attempting to onsight the crux pitches of the Salathé Wall up El Capitan in Yosemite, USA. Belayed by Nicolas Favresse in autumn 2018, the Czech climber deals with the Enduro corner and tries his luck on the Headwall.

25.11.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Adam Ondra climbing the Salathé Wall in Yosemite / VBlog #5

Adam Ondra attempting to onsight the Salathé Wall up El Capitan in Yosemite, USA, belayed by Nicolas Favresse in autumn 2018.

11.09.2018 by Nicolas Favresse in Alpinism

Thagas Valley / Nicolas Favresse reports of Karakorum climbing expedition

Belgian climber Nicolas Favresse provides details about the climbing expedition to the little-known Thagas Valley, Karakorum, Pakistan together with Mathieu Maynadier, Carlitos Molina and Jean-Louis Wertz. Two virgin 6000ers were climbed, while Maynadier was struck by rockfall and airlifted to safety.

10.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Daniel Jung reaps first repeat of Recovery drink, Favresse's difficult crack climb in Norway

German climber Daniel Jung has made the first repeat of Recovery drink, the difficult trad climb on the Profilveggen wall at Jøssingfjord in Norway. First ascended in 2013 by Nicolas Favresse, the route had foiled some of the best crack climbers in the world.

09.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Mathieu Maynadier, lucky escape after rockfall in Tagas Valley, Karakorum

On 6 August 2018 French mountaineer Mathieu Maynadier was hit by rockfall while on an climbing expedition in the Tagas Valley in Pakistan’s Karakorum with Nicolas Favresse, Carlos Molina and Jean-Louis Wertz. Maynadier was taken to Skardu military hospital by helicopter where his condition is far better than initially feared. He will be repatriated to France this week.

11.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Events

Arco Rock Star and Adventure Awards Days 2018, in April the Garda Trentino outdoor festival

From 20 - 22 April 2018 Arco, Italy will host the Adventure Awards Days, the International Festival of adventure and exploration. Star guests include Simone Moro, Jeremy Collins, Jane Goodall, Nicolas Favresse, Emilio Previtali, Dino Lanzaretti, Jakub Rybicki, Valeria Mosca, Igor D’India. The festival will also host the thrid edition of Arco Rock Star, the international climbing photography contest in the heart of Garda Trentino region.

27.11.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Nicolas Favresse adds spectacular new trad climb to Yosemite

In Yosemite, USA, Belgian climber Nicolas Favresse together with Alix Morris and Drew Smith makes the first free ascent of Eye of Sauron, a spectacular and difficult new 400 m trad climb in the Ribbon Falls area.

10.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Torres del Paine, interview with Nicolas Favresse after the first free ascent of El Regalo de Mwono in Patagonia

Interview with Nicolas Favresse after the first free ascent, carried out with fellow-Belgians Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll and Siebe Vanhee, of the big wall rock climb El Regalo de Mwono (1200m, 8a) located on the East Face of the Central Tower of Paine, Patagonia.

23.02.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Paine Towers, Nicolas Favresse, Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll and Siebe Vanhee free another big climb in Patagonia

After spending 19 days climbing the East Face of Central Tower of Paine in Patagonia, Nicolas Favresse, Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll and Siebe Vanhee completed the first free ascent of 'El Regalo de Mwono'. This 1200m big wall rock climb was established between 1991/1992 by Paul Pritchard, Simon Yates, Sean Smith and Noel Craine with difficulties up to 5b, VI, 5.10, A4.

06.09.2016 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Asgard Jamming, the climbing style by Favresse & Villanueva

PlayAlpinismo films free of charge: Asgard Jamming. The adventure of Nicolas Favresse, Sean Villanueva, Olivier Favresse, Stephane Hanssens and Silvia Vidal on Mount Asgard (Baffin Island) is an ode to happiness, climbing and discovery. The film review by Vinicio Stefanello.

19.08.2016 by Nicolas Favresse in Alpinism

Baffin big wall climbing: the final concert

The final report by Nicolas Favresse about the recent two-month climbing trip to Baffin Island, together with Sean Villanueva, Matteo Della Bordella, Matteo De Zaiacomo and Luca Schiera that resulted in a series of new, long and difficult trad routes.

26.07.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Baffin Island, Ragni return after new routes

More news from the Italian-Belgian team comprised of Matteo Della Bordella, Matteo De Zaiacomo, Luca Schiera, Nicolas Favresse and Sean Villanueva currently climbing on Baffin Island. The climbers have forged a further two new routes in Stewart valley and the Ragni di Lecco alpinists are now returning.

12.07.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Baffin Island, new climbs and fresh information from the Italian-Belgian expedition

Updates directly from the Italian-Belgian team comprised of Matteo Della Bordella, Matteo De Zaiacomo, Luca Schiera, Nicolas Favresse and Sean Villanueva currently climbing on Baffin Island. After having established a new big wall up Great Sail Peak (1,615m), the expedition has added a further two new routes to the Stewart valley.

05.07.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Baffin Island, new big wall by Belgian-Italian team in Stewart Valley

An international expedition of alpinists comprised of Nicolas Favresse, Sean Villanueva, Matteo Della Bordella, Matteo De Zaiacomo and Luca Schiera currently operating on Baffin Island have established a new, near 1000m route up Great Sail Peak, Stewart Valley.

11.05.2016 by Planetmountain in Events

King of Kanzi - 80's Climbing Festival at Kanzianiberg in Austria

From 13 to 15 May 2016 Austria’s Kanzianiberg will host King of Kanzi, the 1980’s climbing festival with special guests Hans Kammerlander, Klemen Premrl, Sean Villanueva, Nicolas Favresse, Olivier Favresse and Bob Shepton.

03.12.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Yosemite Secret Passage repeated by Pete Whittaker and Dan McManus

British rock climbers Pete Whittaker and Dan McManus have made the first repeat of The Secret Passage, the 5.13c (8a+) climb on El Capitan established ground-up in 2008 by Nicolas Favresse and Sean Villanueva.

25.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker tackle the Profilveggen Recovery Drink

The video of British climbers Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker attempting to repeat The recovery drink on the Profilveggen / Profile wall at Jøssingfjord in Norway, freed in 2013 by Nicolas Favresse

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