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10.04.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Everest Virtual Reality climb with Sherpa Tenji, Jon Griffith

The trailer of Everest VR, the film by British mountaineer Jon Griffith that documents an attempt by Sherpa Tenji to climb Mt Everest without supplementary oxygen.

30.04.2018 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Everest - Lhotse traverse, Sherpa Tenji attempts mountaineering enchainment in memory of Ueli Steck

Interview with British mountaineer Jon Griffith on expedition in Nepal where Sherpa Tenji will attempt the famous Everest - Lhotse traverse without supplementary oxygen. Griffith is coordinating the live streaming of the ascent in memory of his close friend Ueli Steck who planned this enchainment last year.

18.08.2016 by Planetmountain in Events

Jon Griffith and Andy Houseman win the Karl Unterkircher Award 2016

On 27 July 2016 British mountaineers Jon Griffith and Andy Houseman received the 4th Karl Unterkircher Award for their first ascent of Link Sar West (6.938m - Karakoram). The other two ascents that had been nominated were Marek Raganowicz and Marcin Tomaszewski winter first ascent of Katharsis on Norway’s Troll wall and the first ascent of via Degli studenti up the NW Face of Civetta (Dolomites) by the Italians Giorgio Travaglia, Alex Walpoth, Martin Dejori and Titus Prinoth.

24.02.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Karakoram Link Sar West climbed by Jon Griffith and Andy Houseman

In July 2015 British alpinists Jon Griffith and Andy Houseman made the first ascent Link Sar West, a 6,938m summit in Pakistan’s Karakoram. The two climbed the Northwest Face via their route Fever Pitch.

23.01.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Mont Blanc on Google Street View

Google has published a Street View exploration of the Mont Blanc, produced together with Kilian Jornet Burgada, Catherine Destivelle, Patrick Gabarrou, Corrado Korra Pesce, Laetitia Roux, Ueli Steck, Candide Thovex and photographers Jonathan Griffith, Renan Ozturk, Sender Films.

17.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Video: Bad to the Bone - Jon Griffith and Will Sim climb Mt Deborah, Alaska

A short video of British alpinists Jon Griffith and Will Sim making the the first ascent of Bad to the Bone up the NW Face of Mt Deborah in Alaska.

04.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Jon Griffith and Will Sim make alpine-style first ascent of NW Face of Mt Deborah in Alaska

British alpinists Jon Griffith and Will Sim have made the first ascent of Bad to the Bone, the first route to climb the NW Face of Mt Deborah in Alaska.

29.04.2013 by Vinicio Stefanello in Interviews

Everest, interview with Simone Moro after the attack at 7200m

We briefly talked with Simone Moro, currently at Everest Base Camp after he, Ueli Steck and Jon Griffith were attacked at 7200m on their way to Camp 3 on Everest. Here is his account of this incredible, terrifying incident which will require time to understand and comprehend.

29.04.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Everest: Moro, Steck and Griffith attacked at 7200m

On 27/4/2013 Simone Moro, Ueli Steck and Jon Griffith were attacked by a group of Sherpa while climbing to acclimatise at Camp 3 on Everest. The aggression continued at Camp 2.

13.03.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Aiguille Verte, Les Droites and Les Courtes solo in a day by Jon Griffith

On 3 March 2013 British alpinist Jon Griffith soloed the three North Faces in the Argentière basin in the Mont Blanc massif: Aiguille Verte, Les Droites and Les Courtes.

22.10.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Full Love... for dry and ice, Aiguille du Peigne alpine testpiece by Desecures, Griffith, Pesce, Mercier

On 17-18/10/2012 Julien Desecures, Jon Griffith, Corrado Pesce, Jeff Mercier made the first ascent of Full love... for dry and ice (V, 5+,M6 R, 500m) up Aiguille du Peigne, Mont Blanc range.

21.03.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Ueli Steck, my alpinism

A short video filmed by Jon Griffith about Ueli Steck explaining, and showing, his love for climbing.

27.01.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Voie Lesueur, the video of Steck and Griffith

The video of Ueli Steck and Jonathan Griffith on the Voie Lesueur, Petit Dru

19.01.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Voie Lesueur, free ascent by Steck and Griffith on Petit Dru

On the North Face of Petit Dru (3754m) Ueli Steck and Jonathan Griffith have carried out what is likely to be the first free ascent of the Voie Lesueur (ED3, M8+, 900m) with some drytooling sections and a new variation finish.

25.10.2011 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Patagonia, Cerro Standhart and Cerro Piergiorgio

The video filmed by Jonathan Griffith of his ascent of Cerro Standhart and Cerro Piergiorgio in Patagonia.

18.08.2011 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Alaska, Denali - Cassin Ridge video

Video by Jonathan Griffith of his fast Cassin Ridge ascent up Denali in Alaska together with Will Sim.

08.06.2011 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Denali, South Face first ski descent and fast Cassin Ridge ascent

Swedish skier Andreas Fransson has carried out the first ski descent of the South Face of Denali (6197m), while British alpinists Jonathan Griffith and Will Sim have sped up the Cassin ridge in 14 hours 40 minutes.

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