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24.04.2017 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Hervé Barmasse, Shisha Pangma and the lure of unpredictable mountaineering

Interview with Hervé Barmasse, the Italian alpinist and Matterhorn mountain guide who together with Germany’s David Göttler will attempt a new route up the South Face of Shisha Pangma (8027m) in Tibet. Should things go according to plan this would be Barmasse’s first 8000er.

06.04.2017 by Nicholas Hobley in Alpinism

Peter Habeler, 74, climbs Eiger North Face again with David Lama

Timeless mountaineering: aged 74 Peter Habeler, one of the world’s greatest mountaineers who in 1978 made the first ascent of Everest without supplementary oxygen together with Reinhold Messner, has now climbed the North Face of the Eiger once again. In 1974 Habeler had climbed the mountain in record time with Messner, while now he repeated the route with another world famous alpinist, young David Lama.

23.08.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Ötztal, new rock climb up Kristallwand by Hansjörg Auer and Alexander Blümel

Austrian alpinists Hansjörg Auer and Alex Blümel have established 'The loss of the Demantoid', a new multi-pitch rock climb up the Kristallwand face on Kirchkogel (3280m) in Austria. The route was established in memory of their friend Gerhard Fiegl.

26.02.2016 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Nanga Parbat: summit and first winter ascent by Simone Moro, Ali Sadpara and Alex Txikon

On Friday 26 February 2016 Italy's Simone Moro, Spain's Alex Txikon and Pakistan's Ali Sadpara successfully carried out the historic first winter ascent of Nanga Parbat (8126m, Karakorum, Pakistan). Italy's Tamara Lunger stopped her bid on the ridge below the summit. Towards 20:00 circa (Pakistan time) all four alpinists returned to Camp 4 at 7100m.

26.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Hansjörg Auer and The Music of Chance on Kristallwand

The video of the first ascent of The Music of Chance, established in winter 2012 on the Kristallwand face, Kirchkogel in Austria.

19.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nanga Parbat in winter, Tomasz Mackiewicz and Elisabeth Revol return to Base Camp after reaching 7800m

News just in: France’s Elisabeth Revol and Poland’s Tomasz Mackiewicz have returned to base camp of Nanga Parbat after reaching 7800m during their attempt to make the first winter ascent of this 8126m giant in the Karakorum. This historic feat on the 9th highest mountain in the world is also being attempted by several other expeditions: on the Diamir side the Italians Daniele Nardi and Roberto Delle Monache, on the Rupal Face the Russians Serguey Kondrashkin, Victor Koval, Valery Shamalo and Nickolay Totmjanin. In addition, they will shortly be joined by Spaniard Alex Txikon, the Pakistanis Muhammad Ali Sadpara and Muhammad Khan and an Iranian expedition.

29.12.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nanga Parbat, four expeditions aim for first winter ascent

Simone Moro, Emilio Previtali and David Göttler landed in Islamabad yesterday and in a few days time will reach Rupal Base Camp beneath Nanga Parbat (8125m), while a few days ago Ralf Dujmovits and Dariusz "Darek" Zaluski reached Base Camp on the Diamir Face. Tomasz Mackiewicz, Marek Klonowski, Jacek Teler and Pawel Dunaj have already established Camp 1 on the Rupal Face. They will all be joined by Daniele Nardi who announced he will depart for Islamabad on 20 January.

07.02.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolets d'Or 2013: Kurt Diemberger receives Lifetime Achievement Award

From 3 - 6 April 2013 Courmayeur and Chamonix will be the world's capital of alpinism thanks to the 21st Piolets d’Or, the international award dedicated to alpinism.

21.08.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Hansjörg Auer discovers direct finish to Goldrausch

Austrian climber Hansjörg Auer has added a direct finish to Goldrausch, Roßkopf, Rofangebirge, Austria

19.07.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Mazeno Ridge: Sandy Allan and Rick Allen safe at Base Camp. Summit of Nanga Parbat confirmed!

Today 19 July at circa 12:00 local time British alpinists Sandy Allan and Rick Allen returned to Base Camp safe and sound after having reached the summit of Nanga Parbat on 15 July and after having completed the historic first traverse of the long Mazeno Ridge.

29.03.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Hansjörg Auer, new route The Music of Chance on Kirchkogel in Austria

From 28 February to 20 March Hansjörg Auer established The Music of Chance on the Kristallwand face up Kirchkogel in Austria

30.10.2008 by Nicholas Hobley in Interviews

Alexander Huber interview

Interview with German climber Alexander Huber, one of the world's most important sport climbers and mountaineers.

24.07.2008 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Nanga Parbat: Walter Nones and Simon Kehrer safe in Base Camp

24/07/2007. After 10 days on Nanga Parbat, Walter Nones and Simon Kehrer managed to descend to 5700m from where they were picked up by a helicopter and safely flown to Base Camp. The odyssey which began on 15 July with the death of their climbing partner and leader Karl Unterkircher has finally come to an end.

13.07.2007 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

The day after: Silvio Mondinelli, Broad Peak and all 14 8000m summits

13/07 interview with Silvio Mondinelli after the summit of his 14th 8000m peak without supplementary oxygen.

24.01.2007 by PlanetMountain in Alpinism

Polish Nanga Parbat Winter Expedition abandons attempt

The Polish attempt to climb Nanga Parbat in winter led by Krzysztof Wielicki has been called off and the the entire team is safely back in base camp.

09.01.2007 by PlanetMountain in Alpinism

Polish Nanga Parbat expedition

An extremely strong and experienced Polish team led by none other than Krzysztof Wielicki is currently engaged in a taxing and dangerous winter attemtp of Nanga Parbat, at 8125m the 9th highest mountain in the world.

13.02.2006 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

XV Piolet d'or to Steve House and Vincent Anderson

On 10/02 in Grenoble the golden ice axe, the mountaineering oscar 2005, was awarded to Steve House and Vincent Anderson for their new route up the Rupal Face on Nanga Parbat.

14.09.2005 by PlanetMountain.com in Alpinism

House and Anderson forge new line up Rupal Face

Steve House and Vince Anderson have ascended a new route up the famous and immense Rupal Face on Nanga Parbat (8125m).

18.08.2005 by in Alpinism

Nanga Parbat: the body of Günther Messner found

The body of Günther Messner has been found on Nanga Parbat. He died 35 years ago.

25.01.2004 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Nanga Parbat 1970. Reinhold Messner told the truth

Günther Messner really did perish during the descent of the Nanga Parbat Diamir Face, as his brother Reinhold has always sustained.

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