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21.06.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Marc-Andrés Vision on Torre Egger in Patagonia

The video by Brette Harrington documenting the first ascent of Marc-Andrés Vision, a climb on Torre Egger in Patagonia imagined by Marc-André Leclerc and completed in 2020 by Harrington, Quentin Roberts and Horacio Gratton.

07.06.2022 by Priti Wright in Alpinism

Torre Egger Traverse in Patagonia by Priti Wright, Jeff Wright

In January 2022 Priti and Jeff Wright traversed three of the four peaks in the Patagonian Cerro Torre range: Aguja Standhardt, Punta Herron and Torre Egger, linking three different routes: Festerville, Spigolo dei Bimbi and Espejo del Viento. The video and Priti's smash and grab trip report, that follows their successful summit of Cerro Torre in February 2020.

Baffin Island Polar Moon, big first ski descent by Brette Harrington, Christina Lustenberger

On 4 May 2022 Brette Harrington and Christina Lustenberger made the first ski descent of Polar Moon (1200m, 45°) on Walker Arm, Baffin Island

12.04.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Riders on the Storm at Torres del Paine in Patagonia: the 2017 attempt of Brette Harrington, Mayan Smith-Gobat, Drew Smith

The video of Brette Harrington, Mayan Smith-Gobat and Drew Smith in 2017 attempting to make the first free ascent of Riders on the Storm, the world famous big wall on Torre Central in the Torres del Paine massif in Patagonia.

Christina Lustenberger, Mark Herbison, Sam Smoothy ski East Face of Mount Ethelbert in Canada

Alpinists Christina Lustenberger, Mark Herbison and Sam Smoothy have completed the first ski descent of the East Face of Mount Ethelbert (3180m) in the Purcell Mountains in Canada.

Watch Brette Harrington, Christina Lustenberger, Andrew McNab climb and ski Gold Card Couloir in Canada

The video of the first ascent, and first ski descent, of the Gold Card Couloir located between Mount Burnham and Mount Grady in the Monashee Mountains, Canada, carried out earlier this year by Brette Harrington, Christina Lustenberger and Andrew McNab.

08.10.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolets d'Or 2021 announces awarded ascents, Silvia Vidal receives Special Mention

The 2021 Piolets d'Or awards for alpinism will be awarded in November at Briançon, France, to Pierrick Fine and Symon Welfringer for their ascent of Sani Pakkush and Ethan Berman and Uisdean Hawthorn for their ascent of Mount Robson. Catalan climber Silvia Vidal has received a special mention.

22.04.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Brette Harrington, Dylan Cunningham devour Just a Nibble on Mount Niblock in Canada

On 17 April 2021 Dylan Cunningham and Brette Harrington established Just a Nibble (M6R, 5.10-, WI5, 500m), a tenuous mixed climb up the virgin NE Face of Mount Niblock in Canada.

Mount Nelson first ski descent in Canada by Christina Lustenberger, Ian McIntosh

On 4/03/2021 alpinists and extreme skiers Ian McIntosh and Christina Lusti Lustenberger completed their childhood dream by scoring the first ski descent of Mount Nelson in Canada, skiing the mountain's striking East Face.

Gold Card Couloir first ski descent in Canada by Brette Harrington, Christina Lustenberger, Andrew McNab

Brette Harrington, Christina Lustenberger and Andrew McNab have made the first ski descent of Gold Card Couloir located between Mount Burnham and Mount Grady in the Monashee Mountains, Canada.

08.07.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolets d'Or 2020: the big list
 of significant ascents

The organisers of the Piolet d’Or mountaineering award have published the complete list of most significant and innovative climbs carried out in 2019. From this they will select the recipients of the Piolets d'Or award that will be celebrated during the Ladek Mountain Festival in Poland, from 11 to 22 September 2020.

14.02.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Marc-Andre's Visión completed on Torre Egger in Patagonia

Brette Harrington, Quentin Roberts and Horacio Gratton have completed Marc-Andre’s Visión, a new route up the East Face of Torre Egger in Patagonia envisaged in 2016 by the late Marc-André Leclerc.

05.07.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolets d'Or 2019: jury and big list of world’s most significant, innovative mountain climbs

58 ascents carried out in 2018 have been included in the Big list, from which winners will be selected for the Piolets d’Or , the prestigious mountaineering award that will be celebrated from 19 - 22 September 2019 during the Ladek Mountain Festival in Poland. The jury is comprised of: Sandy Allan, Kazu Amano, Valeri Babanov, Jordi Corominas, Fred Degoulet, Ines Papert, Andrej Štremfelj.

08.04.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Canada’s Mount Fay East Face finally climbed by Brette Harrington, Luka Lindič, Ines Papert

From 2 - 3 April 2019 Brette Harrington, Luka Lindič and Ines Papert made the first ascent of The Sound of Silence (1100m, M8 WI5) up Mount Fay in the Alberta Rockies, Canada. This is the first route to climb the entire East Face.

18.09.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Devil's Paw in Alaska: Brette Harrington and Gabe Hayden climb West Face

Mountain climbing in Alaska: Brette Harrington and Gabe Hayden have made the first ascent of Shaa Téix’i (1300m, 5.11a) up the West Face of the Devils Paw, Juneau Ice Cap.

29.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Brette Harrington and Caro North tame their Crouching Tiger on Chinese Puzzle Wall, Canada

The alpinists Brette Harrington and Caro North, together with Chris Kalman, have made the first ascent of Crouching Tiger, a 500 m big wall with difficulties up to 5.12b+ on the Chinese Puzzle Wall in Canada.

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.

22.06.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

New climbs above Juneau Ice Cap in Alaska by Brette Harrington and Caro North

Caro North and Brette Harrington have made the first ascent of new mixed line up the NE Face of Southern Duke and added a new rock climb to the Taku towers on the Juneau Ice Cap in Alaska.

02.05.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Brette Harrington and Rose Pearson climb Life Compass, big new route in Canada

Alpinists Brette Harrington and Rose Pearson have made the first ascent of Life Compass (IV 5.10a M4+ 80°, TD+, 980m of climbing), a big new alpine outing up the West Face of Mount Blane in Canada.

15.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Marc-André Leclerc and Ryan Johnson officially presumed dead in Alaska

The two highly talented alpinists Marc-André Leclerc and Ryan Johnson are officially missing and presumed deceased in Alaska. They have not been heard from since their 5 March ascent of the Mendenhall Towers.

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