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20.01.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Simone Moro and Tamara Lunger crevasse fall on Gasherbrum

After a terrifying fall into a crevasse, fortunately without serious consequences, Simone Moro and Tamara Lunger have ended their winter expedition to Gasherbrum I and II in Pakistan.

02.08.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Denis Urubko establishes new route solo on Gasherbrum II

Climbing alpine style, the 46-year-old Russian-Polish mountaineer Denis Urubko has forged a new route up Gasherbrum II (8032m) in Pakistan.

22.07.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Francesco Cassardo rescued on Gasherbrum VII

Dr. Francesco Cassardo, the Italian mountaineer injured last Saturday at over 6300 meters on Gasherbrum VII, has been airlifted to safety. The rescue efforts by Carlalberto Cala Cimenti, Denis Urubko, Don Bowie, Jaroslaw Zdanowich and Janusz Adamski and also Marco Confortola proved to be of fundamental importance.

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.

11.07.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Maurizio Giordano perishes climbing Gasherbrum IV

32-year-old mountaineer Italian Maurizio Giordano from the Aosta Military Expedition perished while climbing Gasherbrum IV in Karakorum, Pakistan.

16.02.2018 by Marek Holeček in Alpinism

Antarctica first ascent / Marek Holeček and Míra Dub battle Bloody Nose up Monte Pizduch

On Winkle Island, Antarctica, Marek Holeček and Míra Dub made the alpine style first ascent of Bloody Nose up the hitherto unclimbed Monte Pizduch located in the Mount Wheat massif. Carried out from 6 - 7 January 2018, the Czech mountaineers climbed alpine style for 33 hours, breached difficulties up to M4/WI5+, 95° and crossed four individual summits. Holeček, who climbed a new route up the Southwest Face of Gasherbrum I (8080 m) in 2017, provides the report.

11.08.2017 by Márek Holeček in Alpinism

Gasherbrum I SW Face, big new route by Marek Holeček and Zdeněk Hák

The report by Czech mountaineer Marek Holeček who with Zdeněk Hák established over 8 days a great new route up the Southwest Face of Gasherbrum I (8080 meters), Karakorum.

21.10.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Aleš Česen and Luka Lindič: the Broad Peak and Gasherbrum IV North Summit interview

Interview with Slovenian alpinists Aleš Česen and Luka Lindič after their ascents of Broad Peak (8047m) and Gasherbrum IV North Summit (7900m).

30.07.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Aleš Česen and Luka Lindič climb Broad Peak and Gasherbrum IV North Summit

On 12 July 2016 Slovenian alpinists Aleš Česen and Luka Lindič reached the summit of Broad Peak. Two weeks later they climbed the Northwest Ridge of Gasherbrum IV, reaching the North Summit (7900m) on 26 July 2016.

29.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Gasherbrum V, first ascent by the Koreans Chi-young Ahn and Nak-jong Seong

On 25/07/2014 the Koreans Chi-young Ahn and Nak-jong Seong completed the first ascent of Gasherbrum V (7147m) in Pakistan, climbing alpine style via a new route up the South Face. The report by expedition leader Chi-young Ahn.

11.07.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Artur Hajzer perishes on Gasherbrum I

7 July the 51-year-old great Polish alpinists Artur Hajzer died while falling down the Japanese couloir on Gasherbrum I (8068m).

06.12.2012 by Planetmountain in Events

Conrad Anker and Simone Moro at London for the TNF Speaker Series 2012

The final stage of the The North Face Speaker Series 2012 took place in London on 20/11/2012 with two great alpinists: America's Conrad Anker and Italy's Simone Moro. The themes couldn't have been any others than alpinism and the Himalaya, from Meru to Gasherbrum II.

08.06.2012 by Planetmountain in Events

Karl Unterkircher Award 2012, the nominations

The second edition of the Karl Unterkircher Award will take place on 6 July 2012 at Selva di Val Gardena in the Italian Dolomites. The alpinists nominated for this award are Simone Moro, Denis Urubko and Cory Richards for the first winter ascent of Gasherbrum II, Sean Villanueva, Ben Ditto, Nicolas Favresse and Olivier Favressee for their Greenland Big Walls and Marina Kopteva, Galina Chibitok and Anna Yasinskaya for their new route up Great Trango Tower in Pakistan.

20.03.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Gasherbrum I, search abandoned for Göschl, Hählen and Hussain

The search operation has been called off for the alpinists Gerfried Göschl, Cedric Hählen and Nisar Hussain who went missing on Gasherbrum I on 09/03/2012.

12.03.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Gasherbrum I, historic Polish first winter ascent and drama for Göschl, Hussain and Hahlen

At 08:30 local time on 09/03/2012 the summit of Gasherbrum 1 (Karakorum, Pakistan) was reached for the first time in winter by the Polish mountaineers Adam Bielecki and Janusz Golab. On the same day the alpinists Gerfried Göschl, Nisar Hussain and Cedric Hahlen were seen for the last time on the same mountain.

16.11.2011 by Planetmountain in Events

Simone Moro, Cory Richards and Denis Urubko LIVE

On 17/11/2011 at 20:30 CET Planetmountain will live stream the London stage of The North Face Speaker Series with Simone Moro, Cory Richards and Denis Urubko about the first winter ascent of Gasherbrum 8035m.

22.09.2011 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Gasherbrum II in winter, the video

The video of the first winter ascent of Gasherbrum II, carried out by Simone Moro, Denis Urubko and Cory Richards on 02/02/2011.

04.02.2011 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Gasherbrum II in winter: after the summit, descent to Base Camp with avalanche for Moro, Urubko and Richards!

Simone Moro, Denis Urubko and Cory Richards have now reached Base Camp after an arduous descent during which they were hit by an avalanche. This historic first winter ascent of Gasherbrum II (8035m, Karakorum, Pakistan) now draws to a close.

03.02.2011 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Gasherbrum II in winter: after the summit, Moro, Urubko and Richards reach Camp 1

After yesterday's historic first winter ascent of Gasherbrum II (8035m, Karakorum, Pakistan), Simone Moro, Denis Urubko and Cory Richards have now descended from Camp 3 to Camp 1.

02.02.2011 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Gasherbrum II, historic first winter ascent: summit for Moro, Urubko and Richards!

At 11:28 local time Simone Moro, Denis Urubko and Cory Richards reached the summit of Gasherbrum II. This is the first winter ascent of the 13th highest mountain in the world, a historic climb which is also the first winter ascent of one of the five 8000ers located in Pakistan.

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