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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.

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.

11.11.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Kishtwar, new route in Himalaya climbed by Thomas Huber, Stephan Siegrist, Julian Zanker

On 14 October 2017 German alpinist Thomas Huber and the Swissmen Stephan Siegrist and Julian Zanker made the first ascent of ‘Har Har Mahadev’, a new climb up the NW Face of Cerro Kishtwar. This is only the 4th ascent of the 6155 m peak located in the Indian Himalaya.

30.10.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Mick Fowler and Victor Saunders / Sersank Himalaya details and photos

The details and photos of the first ascent of Sersank Peak (6100m) in the Indian Himalaya, carried out by British alpinists Mick Fowler and Victor Saunders in alpine style over eight days.

11.10.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Mick Fowler and Victor Saunders climb virgin North Face of Sersank Peak in Indian Himalaya

British mountaineers Mick Fowler and Victor Saunders have successfully ascended the hitherto unclimbed North Face of Sersank Peak (Shib Shankar), a 6100m high mountain in the Indian Himalayas during an 8 day round trip.

05.10.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Dún Briste sea stack, second ascent by Iain Miller and Paulina Kaniszewska

At the end of August 2016 Iain Miller and Paulina Kaniszewska made what is believed to be only the second ascent of the iconic Dún Briste sea stack at Downpatrick Head, Ireland.

07.04.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolets d'Or 2016: four ascents honoured

From 14 - 17 April four climbs will be celebrated during the Piolets d’Or 2016, the international mountaineering award scheduled to take place at la Grave-La Meije in France. The selected ascents are: Talung (Nepal) by Ukrainian alpinists Nikita Balabanov and Mikhail Fomin; Gave Ding (Nepal) by British mountaineers Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden; Cerro Riso Patron (Chile) by France's Jerome Sullivan, Lise Billon and Antoine Moineville and Argentina's Diego Simari; Cerro Kishtwar (India) by the Slovenes Marko Prezlj and Urban Novak, America's Hayden Kennedy and France's Manu Pellissier. The 24th edition will also award Polish alpinist Wojciech Kurtyka with the Piolet d'Or Carrière - Lifetime Achievement Award.

25.02.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolets d'Or 2016: Wojciech Kurtyka to receive Piolet d'Or Carrière and the 'big list' of elite alpinism

52 climbs carried out in 2015 have been included in the "Big list" of the Piolets d'Or, the prestigious mountaineering award that will be celebrated between 14 - 17 April 2016 at La Grave - La Meije in France. During the 24th edition, Polish mountaineer Wojciech Kurtyka will receive the Piolet d'Or Carrière - Lifetime Achievement Award.

24.11.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Kishtwar and Chomochior, new climbs in the Himalaya by Kennedy, Novak, Pellissier and Prezelj

In October 2015 alpinists Hayden Kennedy (USA), Urban Novak (SLO), Manu Pellissier (FRA) and Marko Prezelj (SLO) made the first ascent of the East Face of Cerro Kishtwar (6173m), as well as climbing a new route up the South Ridge of Chomochior (6278m) in Indian Kashmir Himalayas.

12.11.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Gave Ding, the photos of Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden climbing in Nepal

The photos and short climbing report about Gave Ding, the 6571m peak in the Nepalese Himalaya first climbed in October by British mountaineers Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden.

28.10.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden complete first ascent of Gave Ding in Nepal

British mountaineers Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden have made the first ascent of Gave Ding (6,400m) in Nepal's Himalaya.

20.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolet d'Or 2015 and the big list of 58 climbs

58 ascents carried out in 2014 have been included in the "Big list" of the Piolets d'Or, the most prestigious mountaineering award that will be celebrated between 9 - 12 April, 2015 at Courmayeur and Chamonix, at the foot of Mont Blanc.

03.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Hagshu North Face first ascent by Ales Cesen, Luka Lindic and Marko Prezelj

Between 29 and 30 September 2014, Slovenian alpinists Ales Cesen, Luka Lindic and Marko Prezelj made the first ascent of the North Face of Hagshu (ED, 70°-90°) in the Indian Himalayas.

24.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Hagshu NE Face: new Kishtwar climb by Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden

British mountaineers Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden have made the first ascent of a new route up the unclimbed NE Face of Hagshu, Kishtwar, Himalaya.

10.10.2014 by Manuel Lugli in Alpinism

Has exploratory alpinism failed?

Starting from a recent statement by Reinhold Messner, Manuel Lugli discusses the presumed end of “traditional” and exploratory alpinism.

29.05.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Siula Chico: Looking for the Void, new French route in Peru

From 16 to 20 May 2014 the French alpinists Frédéric Degoulet, Benjamin Guigonnet, Hélias Millerioux and Robin Revest made the first ascent of Looking for the Void, a difficult new ice and mixed route up the West face of Siula Chico in the Cordillera Huayhuash in Peru.

14.03.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

The scariest road in India

Video of the journey along the incredible road that leads Kishtwar Kailash, the mountain first climbed by Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden in October 2013.

10.02.2014 by Planetmountain in Events

Piolets d'Or 2014, the big list

The complete list of all 2013 ascents taken into consideration by the Piolets d'Or, from which the choice of nominees for the Piolets d'Or 2014 will be made.

23.10.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Kishtwar Kailash: first ascent by Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden

In October 2013 British alpinists Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden made the first ascent of Kishtwar Kailash (6,451m), Indian Himalaya.

11.04.2013 by Planetmountain in Events

Piolets d'Or 2013, the videos of the ascents

The videos of the six ascents which all won the 21st edition of the Piolet d'Or 2013: Kamet, Shiva, Muztagh Tower, Baitha Brakk (Ogre), Nanga Parbat and Kyashar. The videos were created for the award's celebration of the Piolets d'Or 2013 at Courmayeur by Vinicio Stefanello (Planetmountain.com) and Francesco Mansutti.

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