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11.02.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Leo Billon, Sébastien Ratel, Benjamin Védrines climb Matterhorn to complete Winter Direttissima Alpine Trilogy

With their repeat of the Gogna-Cerruti climb on the Matterhorn the French mountaineers Leo Billon, Sébastien Ratel and Benjamin Védrines have completed their project of climbing the three great north faces of the Alps in winter via three Direttissima.

07.02.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Grandes Jorasses Directe de l'Amitié repeated by Leo Billon, Sébastien Ratel, Benjamin Védrines

From 24 to 26 January 2022 French mountaineers Leo Billon, Sébastien Ratel and Benjamin Védrines repeated Directe de l'Amitié on the north face of the Grandes Jorasses in the Mont Blanc massif.

27.01.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Eiger Harlin Direttissima climbed in winter by Leo Billon, Sébastien Ratel, Benjamin Védrines

From 12 to 16 January 2022 the French mountaineers Leo Billon, Sébastien Ratel and Benjamin Védrines climbed the John Harlin Direttissima on the north face of the Eiger in alpine style and in winter.

19.08.2021 by Leo Billon in Alpinism

Dolomites Civetta coup: Léo Billon, Enzo Oddo climb Colonne d’Ercole in a day

Léo Billon and Enzo Oddo have climbed Colonne d’Ercole (1200m, IX) on Mount Civetta in the Dolomites onsight and in a single day. A few days earlier the French mountaineers had teamed up with Silvia Loreggian, climbing Specchio di Sara with the starting variant Coitus Interruptus and the Larcher-Vigiani (8a max, 600m) on Marmolada.

20.02.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Drus West Face: new route climbed live by Gmhm

French mountaineers Thomas Auvaro, Léo Billon, Jordi Noguere and Sébastien Ratel belonging to the Chamonix High Mountain Military Group are currently establishing a new route up the West Face of the Drus in the Mont Blanc massif. The climb is being broadcast in live streaming.

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.

28.03.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Risk reduction in mountaineering, the Chamonix High Mountain Military Group video

How to manage risk in the mountains, analysed in this fun video by French alpinists Léo Billon, Max Bonniot and Pierre Labbre belonging to the Chamonix High Mountain Military Group (GMHM) after their climbing expedition to Patagonia where they ascended Cerro Torre and Fitz Roy.

23.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Grandes Jorasses Walker Spur Cassin route: double one-day winter ascent!

On Tuesday 19 February the French alpinists Léo Billon, Sébastien Ratel and Benjamin Védrines carried out a one-day winter ascent of the Cassin route up the Walker Spur on the North Face of the Grandes Jorasses. A few hours later, Switzerland’s Caro North and Argentinia’s Carlos Molina also completed the same route in winter having climbed it in a single day.

21.05.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Changabang North Face ascent video by Léo Billon, Sébastien Moatti, Sébastien Ratel

A first video of the repeat of the North Face of Changabang (6864 m), climbed alpine style from 11 - 13 May 2018 by French alpinists Léo Billon, Sébastien Moatti and Sébastien Ratel.

18.05.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Changabang North Face alpine style by France's Léo Billon, Sébastien Moatti, Sébastien Ratel

Climbing alpine style from 11 - 13 May, French alpinists Léo Billon, Sébastien Moatti and Sébastien Ratel belonging to Groupe Militaire de haute montagne (GMHM) have repeated the impressive North Face of Changabang (6864 m) in the Garhwal Himalaya in India.

01.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Huge Fosslimonster icefall repeated in Norway by French alpinists

Fosslimonster at Gudvangen, reputed to be one of the longest and most beautiful ice climbs not just in Norway, has been repeated by a flurry of French alpinists including Pierre Labbre, Max Bonniot and Léo Billon. The video of what are quite possibly the first repeats since the route was established in 2009 by Robert Jasper and Roger Schäli.

23.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Civetta Solleder - Lettenbauer, the French winter ascent video

Winter mountaineering video: the winter ascent carried out by French alpinists Max Bonniot, Léo Billon and Benjamin Védrines of the historic Solleder - Lettenbauer up the NW Face of Civetta (Dolomites).

03.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Dolomites: French winter ascent of Civetta Solleder climb

Winter mountaineering: an interview with French alpinist Max Bonniot after his repeat of the historic Solleder - Lettenbauer climb up the North-West Face of Mt. Civetta in the Dolomites, carried out together with Léo Billon and Benjamin Védrines from 22 - 25 December 2017.

04.04.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Petit Dru, Les Droites & Grandes Jorasses, class mountaineering in the Mont Blanc massif

Good conditions in the Mont Blanc massif have enabled the French Groupe Militaire de haute montagne climbers to make three interesting repeats on Rhem-Vimal up Les Droites, Rolling Stones on Grandes Jorasses and Voie des guides on Petit Dru.

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