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24.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Márek Holeček and Zdeněk Hák climb new route up Kyajo Ri in Nepal

Climbing in alpine style from 25 to 28 May 2018, the Czech mountaineers Marek Holeček and Zdeněk Hák made the first ascent of Lapse of Reason, a new route up Kyajo Ri (6186 m) in Nepal.

23.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Perfect Storm, big new climb on Mont Blanc by Simon Richardson and Michael Rinn

Simon Richardson reports about the first ascent of Perfect Storm, a new 700m climb established together with Michael Rinn over 8 days up Pointe Louis Amédé on the Miage Face on the Italian side of Mont Blanc (4807 m).

21.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

In memory of Philipp Angelo

36-year-old South Tyrolean mountain guide Philipp Angelo perished while making a solo ascent of the North Face of the Grandes Jorasses, Mont Blanc massif.

20.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

New climbs on two Karakorum 6000ers

American alpinists Jess Roskelley and Kurt Ross and Belgium's Nelson Neirinck have made the first ascents of two previously unclimbed mountains in Pakistan’s Karakorum massif: Chhota Bhai 6321 m and Changi Tower 2 6250 m above the Kondus valley.

19.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Almirante Nieto, new route in Torres del Paine park, Patagonia

Felipe Bishara and Christian Barra Muñoz have established a new route up the hitherto unclimbed SE Face of Cerro Almirante Nieto, Torries del Paine, Patagonia.

16.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Time is immense. The Grivel Day at Courmayeur

The video documenting the Grivel Day at Courmayeur. On 5 August 2018 Grivel Courmayeur celebrated its 200th anniversary and its timeless, boundless love for mountaineering.

15.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Rungofarka, Himalaya: Tino Villanueva and Alan Rousseau first ascent video

The video of the first ascent of Rungofarka, a 6495 m peak in the Zanskar mountain range in the Indian Himalaya carried out in September 2017 by American alpinists Tino Villanueva and Alan Rousseau.

14.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Latok I climbed after 40 years by Aleš Česen, Luka Stražar, Tom Livingstone

Slovenians Aleš Česen and Luka Stražar and Briton Tom Livingstone have climbed Latok I (7145 m) in the Karakorum (Pakistan), This is only the second ascent of the mountain, after the first ascent carried out by a Japanese expedition in 1979.

13.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Dani Arnold climbs the Cassin route up Grandes Jorasses in 2 hours and 4 minutes

On 27 July 2018 Swiss alpinist Dani Arnold climbed the Cassin route up Grandes Jorasses in the Mont Blanc massif in just 2 hours and 4 minutes.

08.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Hansjörg Auer: Lupghar Sar West solo interview

Interview with Austrian alpinist Hansjörg Auer after his July 2018 solo ascent of Lupghar Sar West, a 7181 meter peak in the Karakorum, Pakistan.

07.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Baffin, with Marc-André Leclerc

The film Baffin, in memory of the Canadian alpinist Marc-André Leclerc who lost his life in March 2018 along with Ryan Johnson.

05.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Larkya Main Himalayan first ascent video

The video of the first ascent of Larkya Main, the 6425m high mountain in the Himalaya ascended in 2017 by Georgian mountaineers Giorgi Tepnadze, Bakar Gelashvili and Archil Badriashvili.

04.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

David Lama, Conrad Anker walk the line on Lunag Ri

The documentary Walk the Line featuring David Lama and Conrad Anker, their attempts to climb Lunag Ri (6888m) and Anker's drammatic heart attack in November 2016.

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.

02.08.2018 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Grivel 200: alpinism, climbing gear, techniques and evolutioN

Second episode dedicated to Espace Grivel, or to the first 200 years of the history of Grivel and alpinism.

31.07.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Alexander Gukov rescued on Latok I

Russian mountaineer Alexander Gukov, trapped for over 6 days on Latok I, has been rescued by the Pakistani military helicopters.

29.07.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Latok I updates concerning Alexander Gukov rescue mission

Updates from Pakistan concerning the attempt to rescue Russian mountaineer Alexander Gukov, trapped at 6200m altitude on Latok I (7145 m) in Karakorum.

27.07.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Latok I: updates about Alexander Gukov rescue attempt

The latest updates concerning the attempt to rescue Russian mountaineer Alexander Gukov, trapped at 6200m altitude on Latok I (7145 m) in Karakorum.

26.07.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Latok I: Sergey Glazunov perishes, Alexander Gukov trapped at 6200 meters

Dramatic hours on Latok 1 (7,145 m): Russian mountaineer Alexander Gukov is currently trapped at 6200 meters after witnessing the death of his climbing partner Sergey Glazunov. A rescue operation is currently underway in a race against time.

Andrzej Bargiel completes historic first ski descent of K2

On 22 July 2018 30-year-old Polish alpinist Andrzej Bargiel made the coveted historic first ski descent of K2, skiing directly off the 8611m high summit of the second highest mountain in the world.

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