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31.03.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Jim Reynolds races up Fitz Roy in Patagonia solo

American alpinist Jim Reynolds has made an extremely fast solitary ascent of Fitz Roy, climbing up and down climbing the long Afanassieff route.

13.09.2017 by Markus Pucher in Alpinism

Markus Pucher on Aguja Guillaumet in Patagonia: I gave it everything

Austrian alpinist Markus Pucher talks about the first winter solo ascent of Aguja Guillaumet (2579 m), carried out in Patagonia on 8 September 2017.

08.05.2017 by Steve House in Alpinism

A tribute to our friend, Ueli Steck. By Steve House

In memory of Swiss alpinist Ueli Steck who died while climbing on Nuptse in Nepal on April 30, 2017, written by his friend and ace American alpinist Steve House.

07.02.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Patagonia Cerro Murallón, new East Face climb by Ragni di Lecco

Mountaineering: Italian alpinists Matteo Bernasconi, Matteo Della Bordella and David Bacci have made the first ascent of the East Face of Cerro Murallon (Patagonia). This is the second Ragni di Lecco success after the historic first ascent, carried out by Casimiro Ferrari, Carlo Aldè and Paolo Vitali.

08.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre solo winter attempt, Markus Pucher stops 40 meters below summit

Climbing along the Ragni route, on 3 September 2016 Austrian alpinist Markus Pucher climbed to within 40m of the summit of Cerro Torre during his attempt to carry out the first winter solo ascent of this iconic mountain in Patagonia.

07.06.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Colin Haley makes first solo ascent of the Infinite Spur on Sultana - Mt. Foraker in Alaska

American alpinist Colin Haley has made the first solo ascent the Infinite Spur on Sultana - Mt. Foraker in Alaska. While the ascent required just 12 hours 29 minutes from the Bergschrund to the summit, the descent proved a harrowing ordeal that turned out to be one of the most intense experiences in his life.

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.

03.02.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Interview with Colin Haley and Alex Honnold after the Cerro Torre Traverse in day (Patagonia)

Interview with Colin Haley and Alex Honnold who on Sunday 31 January 2016 made the first repeat of the Torre Traverse in Patagonia by enchaining Cerro Standhardt, Punta Herron, Torre Egger and Cerro Torre. The American alpinists needed just 20 hours and 40 minutes from Col Standhardt to the summit of Cerro Torre, and 32 hours in total to return to their starting point. The first Torre Traverse was carried out over 4 days in 2008 by Haley together with Rolando Garibotti.

13.01.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Psycho Vertical, Torre Egger, Patagonia first repeat in 29 years. Interview with Korra Pesce

From 7 to 9 January 2016 Tomy Aguilo, Corrado Korra Pesce, Roland Striemitzer, Iñaki Coussirat and Carlitos Molina made the coveted second ascent of Psycho Vertical, the route first ascended in December 1986 up the southeast face of Torre Egger in Patagonia by the Slovenians Janez Jeglič, Silvo Karo and Franček Knez.

08.01.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Fitz Roy climbed in a day by Colin Haley and Andy Wyatt

American alpinists Colin Haley and Andy Wyatt have made an astoundingly fast ascent of Fitz Roy in Patagonia, requiring just 21 hours and 8 minutes to climb the mountain via the Supercanaleta route and descend via the French route and return to the starting point.

29.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Markus Pucher makes first ascent of Marconi Sur West Face in Patagonia

On 16/04/2015 Austrian alpinist Markus Pucher made the first ascent of the West Face of Marconi Sur in Patagonia via his new route Into the Wild. Pucher's climb is only the second ascent of this mountain, after the first solo via the East Face carried out in 1995 by Antonio Taglialegne.

11.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre, the Traverse and Thomas Huber's infinite dream

The video of the attempt carried out by Thomas Huber, Andi Schnarf and Tommy Aguilo to complete the Torre Traverse in Patagonia via the mountains Cerro Standhardt, Punta Herron, Torre Egger and Cerro Torre.

13.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolet d'Or 2015: the grande finale at Courmayeur

On Saturday 11 April the awards ceremony of the 23rd Piolets d'Or, the Oscars of alpinism, were held at Courmayeur, Italy. Americans Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold, Russians Aleksander Gukov and Aleksey Lonchinsky and Slovenians Marko Prezelj, Ales Cesen and Luka Lindic were awarded the Piolet d'Or 2015. Britain’s Chris Bonington received the Piolet d'Or Carrière.

28.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Colin Haley and Alex Honnold attempt one-day Torre Traverse in Patagonia

In Patagonia American alpinists Colin Haley and Alex Honnold have attempted a one day ascent of the Cerro Torre Traverse, enchaining Cerro Torre, Torre Egger, Punta Herron and Cerro Standhardt. The two were forced to turn back just two pitches below the last summit due to the Patagonian winds.

25.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Colin Haley and Marc-Andre Leclerc climb Travesia del Oso Buda in Patagonia

From 18 - 21 January 2015 Colin Haley and Marc-André Leclerc climbed Cerro Torre, Torre Egger, Punta Herron and Cerro Standhardt, This new traverse from south to north has been called Travesia del Oso Buda, in memory of Bjørn-Eivind Årtun and Chad Kellogg.

01.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Markus Pucher solos Cerro Torre in raging storm

A year after his fast solo ascent of the Ragni route on Cerro Torre, the Austrian alpinist Markus Pucher has now soloed the classic west face route again, this time through a raging storm.

21.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Patagonia: Aguja Poincenot & Fitz Roy climbed by Corrado Pesce, Pierre Labbre and Damien Tomasi

Quick update from Patagonia with two ascents carried out by Corrado Korra Pesce, Pierre Labbre and Damien Tomasi on Aguja Poincenot and Fitz Roy.

24.02.2014 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold: the great Fitz Roy traverse interview

Interview with Americans Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold who from 12 - 16 February 2014 carried out the coveted first traverse of the major ridge line of Fitz Roy in Patagonia.

18.02.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Fitz Roy Traverse: Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold complete first ascent in Patagonia

From 12 - 16 February 2014 the Americans Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold completed the coveted first traverse of the major ridge line of Fitz Roy in Patagonia.

18.02.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Chad Kellogg dies on Fitz Roy in Patagonia

On 14/02/2014 the 42-year-old American alpinist Chad Kellogg lost his life while descending from Fitz Roy in Patagonia.

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