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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.

30.04.2018 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Ueli Steck first anniversary of his accident in the Himalayas

Remembering Ueli Steck, the great Swiss alpinist who perished a year ago on Nuptse (Himalayas, Nepal).

21.10.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nuptse South Face, extraordinary new French route climbed by Degoulet, Guigonne, Millerioux

French alpinists Hélias Millerioux, Frédéric Degoulet and Niçois Benjamin Guigonnet have made an alpine style ascent of a new route up the South Face of Nuptse, Nepal Himalaya

08.05.2017 by Steve House in Alpinism

A tribute to our friend, Ueli Steck. By Steve House

In memory of Swiss alpinist Ueli Steck who died while climbing on Nuptse in Nepal on April 30, 2017, written by his friend and ace American alpinist Steve House.

01.05.2017 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Ueli Steck, the man and mountaineer

In memory of Ueli Steck, the great Swiss mountaineer who died yesterday on Nuptse close to Everest.

30.04.2017 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Ueli Steck dies in Everest accident

Swiss alpinist Ueli Steck has died near Mount Everest. The body of the 40-year-old ace mountaineer was found close to Camp 1 on the nearby Nuptse Face, where he was acclimatising for one of the most incredible mountaineering projects in the Himalaya: the Everest - Lhotse traverse.

12.06.2013 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Kenton Cool, interview after enchaining Nuptse, Everest and Lhotse

Interview with Englishman Kenton Cool after his ascent of Nuptse, Everest and Lhotse carried out between 18 and 20 May. The detailed account of this Himalayan triple and his point of view, as a mountain guide, about commerical expeditions and the crowds on Everest.

21.05.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nuptse, Everest and Lhotse by Kenton Cool and Dorje Gylgen Sherpa

Astounding triple in the Himalaya for Kenton Cool and Dorje Gylgen Sherpa: between 18 - 20 May they climbed Nuptse, Everest and Lhotse in rapid succession.

22.05.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner and David Göttler summit Nuptse

On 17 May Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner and David Göttler reached the summit of Nuptse (7861m) via the long and difficult North Ridge Scott route. A beautiful and testing climb, far removed from the nearby crowds at Everest.

12.03.2009 by Vincio Stefanello in Events

Piolet d'or 2009: the six candidates

The 6 nominees for the 17th Piolet d'Or, scheduled for 25 April 2009: Dave Turner (USA) for his solo ascent on the East Face of Cerro Escudo (Torres del Paine, Chile), Simon Anthamatten and Ueli Steck (Switzerland) for their new route up the N Face of Tengkampoche (Nepal), Stéphane Benoist and Patrice Glairon Rappaz (France) for their new route up the South Face of Nuptse (Nepal). These are in the running with three Japanese teams: Kazuya Hiraide and Kei Taniguchi for their first ascent up the SE Face of Kamet (India), Fumitaka Ichimura, Yusuke Sato and Kazuki Amano for their ascent up the North Face of Kalanka (India) and, last but not least, Fumitaka Ichimura, Yusuke Sato and Katsutaka Yokoyama for the enchainment of two difficult routes on McKinley, Alaska.

06.11.2008 by Elio Bonfanti in Alpinism

New route on Nuptse by Benoist and Glairon-Rappaz

On 28 October the French mountaineers Stephane Benoist and Patrice Glairon-Rappaz reached the summit of Nuptse (7861m, Khumbu, Himalaya) via a new route up the grandiose South Face.

10.02.2004 by Planetmountain.com in Events

Babanov and Koshelenko win Piolet d'or 2003

Valeri Babanov and Yuri Koshelenko won the prestigous Piolet d'Or for their ascent of Nuptse East South Pillar in November 2003.

05.11.2003 by Planetmountain.com in Alpinism

Babanov and Koshelenko summit Nuptse East 7804m

On 2 November Valery Babanov and Yura Koshelenko successfully summited Nuptse East 7804m

28.10.2003 by Damian Benegas in Alpinism

The Crystal Snake of Nuptse

In spring 2003 Damian Benegas and Willie Benegas made the first ascent of The Crystal Snake 5.9 M4 WI5 up the North Face of Nuptse, 7855m, close to Everest.

21.10.2003 by Planetmountain.com in Alpinism

Jannu and Nuptse, the Russian expeditions

Latest news from the Himalaya. the Russian Jannu expedition has abandoned its attempt, while Valery Babanov and Yury Koshelenko are currently going for their summit push

19.02.1999 by Erik Svab in Interviews

Tomaz Humar climbs A5 on El Capitan, Yosemite

On the 26th of October 1998, after fifteen days on El Capitan, the 29 year-old Slovenian Tomaz Humar completed Reticent Wall (VI, 5.9, A5 850m). Humar is well-known for his successes in the Himalayas, where in 1997 he ascended Nuptse in alpine style together with Janiz Jeglic, and Ama Dablam in the same style in 1996 with Vanja Furlan (winner of the trophy Piolet d'Or). Interview by Erik Svab photographs by Matej Mejovsek




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