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15.01.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Barba Bianca, Christoph Hainz and Manuel Baumgartner add new mixed climb to Val Travenanzes, Dolomites

On 10/01/2019 Christoph Hainz and Manuel Baumgartner made the first ascent of Barba Bianca, a new mixed climb in Val Travenanzes, Dolomites.

19.04.2019 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

David Lama, Hansjörg Auer, Jess Roskelley: farewell to three great mountaineers

Hansjörg Auer, David Lama, Jess Roskelley have perished while climbing Howse Peak, a difficult and remote mountain in the Canadian Rockies. Initially reported as missing, their deaths have been confirmed by the parents of David Lama and Jess Roskelley. The loss of this world class trio of alpinists is unfathomable.

23.01.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

David Lama: the Valsertal Sagzahn - Verschneidung video

The video of the first ascent of Sagzahn-Verschneidung, a mixed climb established by David Lama and Peter Mühlburger in 2018 up Mt. Sagwand in Austria’s Valsertal.

27.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

David Lama solo first ascent of Hohe Kirche Nord Pfeiler in Valsertal

On 24/03/2018 Austrian alpinist David Lama made the solo first ascent of Nord Pfeiler, a new mixed climb up the North Face of Hohe Kirche in Valsertal, Austria.

01.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

David Lama climbs Sagzahn - Verschneidung in Valsertal, Austria

Alpinism in Austria: David Lama has completed the Sagzahn-Verschneidung in the Valsertal with Peter Mühlburger. The mixed route up the Sagwand is circa 800 meters high and graded M6/A2.

19.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre - David Lama, Peter Ortner in A Snowball's Chance in Hell

The entire film A Snowball's Chance in Hell, featuring Austrian alpinists David Lama and Peter Ortner making the first free ascent of the Compressor route on Cerro Torre, Patagonia, carried out in January 2012.

30.12.2016 by Vittorio Messini in Alpinism

Felbertal, another big new icefall up Hochbirghöhe in the High Tauern

On 23/12/2016 the mountain guides Vittorio Messini and Isidor Poppeller made the first ascent of 'Pinzga Stier' (WI5, 1200m), a new ice climb up Hochbirghöhe in Austria.

16.02.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre SE Ridge Compressor Route: second free ascent. Interview with Mikey Schaefer

Interview with American alpinist Mikey Schaefer who, together with Andrew Rothner and Josh Wharton, carried out the second free ascent of the Southeast Ridge Compressor Route on Cerro Torre in Patagonia from 4 to 6 February 2016. The first free ascent was carried out in 2012 by David Lama and Peter Ortner.

04.02.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre SE Ridge, or Compressor route: the ascent by Matteo Della Bordella and Silvan Schüpbach

From 30 - 31 January 2016 Italy’s Matteo Della Bordella and Switzerland’s Silvan Schüpbach climbed the SE Ridge (Compressor Route) of Cerro Torre (Patagonia). After the bolts were chopped by Hayden Kennedy and Jason Kruk in January 2012, this is the third ascent of this route. The first carried out by David Lama (20-21/01/2012 together with Peter Ortner, with a variation on the headwall) is also the first and so far only totally free ascent. The second ascent was carried out by the Slovenians Luka Krajnc and Tadej Krišelj. The report by Matteo Della Bordella.

07.07.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Masherbrum attempt by David Lama, Peter Ortner and Hansjörg Auer

Austrian alpinists Hansjörg Auer, David Lama and Peter Ortner are currently in the Karakorum in Pakistan attempting to scale the unclimbed NE Face of Masherbrum (7821m).

19.05.2014 by Planetmountain in Interviews

David Lama, Cerro Torre and the Compressor route

Interview with Austrian alpinist David Lama two years after the first free ascent of the Compressor route on Cerro Torre, Patagonia, carried out with Peter Ortner in January 2012.

12.02.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Eisarena Umbaltal, new ice climbing in Austria

A series of new ice climbs and mixed routes have been established at a new ice climbing area called Eisarena Umbaltal, in East Tirol, Austria.

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.

12.12.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

David Lama solos new climb on Hohe Kirche in Valsertal

On 8/12/2013 Austrian alpinist David Lama made the first ascent, solo, of Nordverschneidung (400m, 90°, WI4, M4/5, VI/VII) up the North Face of Hohe Kirche in the Valsertal, Zillertal Alps, Austria.

21.08.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Eiger North Face Paciencia climbed by MacLeod and Muskett

The two British climbers Dave MacLeod and Calum Muskett have repeated Paciencia (8a, 900m) up the North Face of the Eiger.

14.06.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

David Lama solos Sagwand Mittelpfeiler

On 14 May David Lama soloed the Mittelpfeiler route (800m, M5) up Sagwand in the Valsertal, Zillertal Alps, Austria.

06.04.2013 by Planetmountain in Events

Piolets d'Or 2013: everyone wins

The prize for the best climb of 2012 was awarded at the end of an exciting ceremony in Courmayeur last night to all six nominated ascents. The Piolet d'Or Walter Bonatti Lifetime Achievement Award was given to Austria's Kurt Diemberger.

22.03.2013 by Planetmountain in Events

Piolets d'Or, special mention to Kennedy, Kruk, Lama and Ornter

The Jury motivation for the special mention assigned to Hayden Kennedy and Jason Kruk, David Lama and Peter Ortner which will be awarded during the 21st Piolet d'Or, scheduled to take place from 3 - 6 April 2013 at Courmayeur and Chamonix at the foot of Mont Blanc.

20.03.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Sagwand first winter ascent by Auer, Lama and Ortner

On 16 and 17 March 2013 the highly experienced Austrian alpinists Hansjörg Auer, David Lama and Peter Ortner made the first winter ascent of the Sagwand via the route Schiefer Riss first climbed by Mathias Rebitsch and Roland Berger in 1947.

26.02.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Video: Iceland ice climbing aerial view

An aerial view of ice climbing in Iceland with climbers Tim Emmett and Dawn Glanc.

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