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14.12.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Silvia Vidal, the Piolets d'Or 2021 Special Mention video

The video portrait of Catalan mountaineer Silvia Vidal who was awarded a Special Mention at the Piolets d'Or 2021 for her outstanding contribution to solo big wall climbing over the last two decades.

08.10.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolets d'Or 2021 announces awarded ascents, Silvia Vidal receives Special Mention

The 2021 Piolets d'Or awards for alpinism will be awarded in November at Briançon, France, to Pierrick Fine and Symon Welfringer for their ascent of Sani Pakkush and Ethan Berman and Uisdean Hawthorn for their ascent of Mount Robson. Catalan climber Silvia Vidal has received a special mention.

15.02.2021 by Nicholas Hobley in Interviews

Sean Villanueva and the magical Moonwalk Traverse of Fitz Roy skyline solo in Patagonia

Interview with Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll after the Fitz Roy Traverse in Patagonia, carried out solo from 5 to 10 February and christened the Moonwalk Traverse by the Belgian mountaineer. This is only the second time that the iconic skyline of Patagonia has been climbed in its entirety in a single push, and the first solo.

12.10.2020 by Peter Mühlburger in Alpinism

Baspa Valley, India: Raldang Spire climbed by Austrian expedition

In October 2019 an Austrian expedition comprised of Alexander Blümel, Much Mayr, Peter Mühlburger and Matthias Wurzer made the first ascent of Baba Ji on Raldang Spire in the Baspa Valley, Kinnaur, India. Mühlburger reports.

10.04.2020 by Sílvia Vidal in Alpinism

Sílvia Vidal completes 33-day solo ascent of Sincronia Magica on Cerro Chileno Grande, Patagonia

After spending 33 days alone on the wall from 07/02 - 10/03/2020, Silvia Vidal completed a new big wall climb up the West Face of Cerro Chileno Grande in Patagonia, Chile. Sincronia Magica (A3+/6a+, 1200m circa) is the first route up the mountain’s west face.

05.03.2020 by Siebe Vanhee in Alpinism

Big wall explored in Valle de la Plata, Patagonia, by Siebe Vanhee, Max Didier, Austin & Ian Siadak

During a committing rock climbing expedition in February 2020 to Valle de la Plata in Chile’s Northern Patagonia, Max Didier, Austin Siadak, Ian Siadak and Siebe Vanhee established Bailando con la Lluvia, a 700m big wall up the west face of the hitherto virgin peak Pared de La Plata. After reaching the summit with the use of A2 aid, the team returned and established a 7a free version. The wall had been attempted by Tola Señoret, Juan Señoret, Mike Sanchez and Sebastian Schmidt in 2014 but had remained unclimbed. Vanhee reports

09.09.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Sílvia Vidal climbs new route up Xanadu West face in Alaska

From 5 to 21 July 2017 Catalan alpinist Sílvia Vidal made the solo first ascent of 'Un pas més' (A4 / A4+, 6a, 530 m) up the West Face of Xanadu (Arrigetch Peaks, Alaska).

06.09.2016 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Asgard Jamming, the climbing style by Favresse & Villanueva

PlayAlpinismo films free of charge: Asgard Jamming. The adventure of Nicolas Favresse, Sean Villanueva, Olivier Favresse, Stephane Hanssens and Silvia Vidal on Mount Asgard (Baffin Island) is an ode to happiness, climbing and discovery. The film review by Vinicio Stefanello.

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.

03.12.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Silvia Vidal, video profile

Video profile of Catalan alpinist Silvia Vidal, one of the world's foremost big wall climbers.

05.07.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Superbalance, Polar Sun Spire, Baffin, interview with Marek Raganowicz

Interview with Polish climber Marek Raganowicz who in April and May 2012 established a new big wall climb, Superbalance (VII, A4, M7+) up Polar Sun Spire on Baffin Island together with Marcin Tomaszewski.

16.04.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Silvia Vidal establishes Espiadimonis up Serrania Avalancha in Patagonia

In February and March 2012 Spanish alpinist Silvia Vidal established the Espiadimonis (A4/6b, 1500m) up Serrania Avalancha in Chilean Patagonia.

23.10.2010 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Sílvia Vidal, Naufragi big wall in Kinnaur Valley, India

From 15/08/2010 to 08/09/2010 big wall specialist Sílvia Vidal from Spain established Naufragi (1050m, A4+/6a+) in the Kinnaur Valley, India

08.09.2009 by Nicolas Favresse in Climbing

Baffin Island climbing, The Belgarian and more for Favresse, Villanueva and Hanssens

Nicolas Favresse, Sean Villanueva, Stéphane Hanssens and Olivier Favresse have recently returned from an expedition to Baffin Island where they carried out the first ascents of 3 different routes and attempted to free climb the Bavarian Direct on the South Face of Mt. Asgard.

19.09.2008 by PlanetMountain in Alpinism

Silvia Vidal big wall climbing on Huascaran North, Peru

From 23 July to 9 August Silvia Vidal and Youri Cappis carried out the first ascent of "Entre boires" A3/6a+/80º on the East Face of Huascaran North (Cordillera Blanca, Peru).

21.04.2008 by Planetmountain in Events

56th Trento Filmfestival, the mountain Film Festival and its WebTv

From 22 April to 04 May 2008 the 56th International Film Festival di Trento of Mountains, Exploration and Adventure will take place in Northern Italy. The programme is richer than ever before, with films, events and conferences which will be followed step by step on the new WebTv

23.11.2007 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Silvia Vidal on Shipton Spire, Trango, Pakistan

In July Sílvia Vidal from Spain made the solo first ascent of "Life is Lilac" (A4+, 6a, 870m) on the NE Pillar of Shipton Spire, Trango, Pakistan

09.01.2000 by Mnet in Events

Piolet d'or 1999 awarded to Lionel Daudet and Sebastien Foissac

The 1999 Piolet d'or was awarded to the Frenchmen Lionel Daudet and Sebastien Foissac for their new route on Burkett Needle, Alaska.




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