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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.

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.

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.

09.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Mathieu Maynadier, lucky escape after rockfall in Tagas Valley, Karakorum

On 6 August 2018 French mountaineer Mathieu Maynadier was hit by rockfall while on an climbing expedition in the Thagas Valley in Pakistan’s Karakorum with Nicolas Favresse, Carlos Molina and Jean-Louis Wertz. Maynadier was taken to Skardu military hospital by helicopter where his condition is far better than initially feared. He will be repatriated to France this week.

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.

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.

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.

02.01.2013 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Alpinism and climbing in 2012 - part 1

Part one of what happend, in alpinism and in climbing, in 2012. A summary, for obvious reason incomplete, of the climbs, the most beautiful achievements and also the most painful moments in 2012. In the hope that this résumé serves as a reminder and as a source on inspiration for the coming future.

30.07.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Latok II, the video of the French route Théorême de la Peine

Video of Théorême de la Peine established on Latok 2 last June in alpine style by Antoine Bletton, Pierre Labbre, Mathieu Maynadier and Sebastien Ratel.

13.06.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Latok II, new French route in the Karakorum

From 3 to 6 June 2012 the French alpinists Antoine Bletton, Pierre Labbre, Mathieu Maynadier and Sebastien Ratel made the first ascent of Théorême de la Peine (2000m, M5, ED-) up Latok II (7020m), Karakorum, Pakistan.

19.04.2011 by Vinicio Stefanello in Events

Piolet d'Or 2011, winners, diversity and the challenges of alpinism

Two Piolets d'Or were awarded on 15 April in Chamonix, France, during the IXX Piolet d'Or 2011: to the Greenland Big Walls by Sean Villanueva, Nicolas and Olivier Favresse, Ben Ditto and Bob Shepton and to the ascent up Mount Logan in Canada by Yasushi Okada and Katsutaka Yokoyama from Japan. On 16 April in Courmayeur the British mountaineer Doug Scott received the Lifetime Achievement Award from Walter Bonatti who, like Reinhold Messner, had preceded him in the Hall of Fame. The complete report.

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