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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.

01.01.2014 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Amidst the stories of alpinism and climbing in 2013

A brief and by no means complete journey through the stories and the climbs of 2013, while waiting for new year.

03.12.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Kyzyl Asker South Pillar - interview with Nicolas Favresse

Interview with Nicolas Favresse after the ascent, carried out together with Sean Villaneuva, Stéphane Hanssens and Evrard Wendenbaum, of the South Pillar of Kyzyl Asker (China) last September.

07.10.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Kyzyl Asker South Pillar climbed by Nicolas Favresse, Sean Villaneuva, Stéphane Hanssens and Evrard Wendenbaum

Nicolas Favresse, Sean Villanueva, Stephane Hanssens and Evrard Wendenbaum have established a new route up the South Pillar of Kyzyl Asker, China.

01.10.2013 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

Valle dell'Orco short climbs news: Sitting Bull and Dado

The second news report from Italy's Orco Valley by Maurizio Oviglia: the crags Sitting Bull and Dado that offer a interesting mix of sport climbing, trad and aid.

06.06.2013 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Sean Villanueva and Nicolas Favresse free climbs in Valle dell'Orco

In Valle dell'Orco, Italy, Sean Villanueva has carried out the first free ascent of Legittima visione, while Nicolas Favresse has freed Schittingbull.

01.06.2013 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Sean Villanueva video: Turkey Crack first ascent at Cadarese

Video of the 2010 first ascent of the trad route Turkey Crack at Cadarese in Val d'Ossola, Italy, carried out by Sean Villanueva.

15.03.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Villanueva, Didier and Hanssens free climbs in Patagonia's Torres del Paine

In Patagonia the Belgian alpinists Stephane Hanssens, Merlin Didier and Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll made the first free ascents of the East Face of Cerro Catedral (1000 m, 7c+) and the East Face of Cerro Cota 2000 (500m, 7c+) while on Fitz Roy they climbed 900m of virgin ground up the NW Face. An "absolutely amazing adventure" as Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll recounts.

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.

20.12.2012 by Nicholas Hobley in Interviews

Mayan Smith-Gobat interview

Interview with New Zealand rock climber Mayan Smith-Gobat. Her ascent of Punks in the Gym at Arapiles, the Salathé Wall on El Capitan, the Nose Speed and more...

24.10.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Venezuela Jungle Jam up Amuri Tepui

The video trailer of the Belgian expedition comprised of Favresse, Villanueva, Hanssens and Wertz which established two new routes up Amuri Tepuy in Venezuela

06.10.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Arctic Dreams video

The trailer of the South African Arctic Dreams sailing and climbing expedition which crossed the Atlantic Ocean to establish new rock climbs in Greenland and Baffin Island.

02.10.2012 by Nicholas Hobley in Climbing

The North Face Kalymnos Climbing Festival 2012: a huge success

Sun, sea, great climbing and partying. These are the ingredients of the first The North Face Kalymnos Climbing Festival which took place on the Greek island from 26 - 30 September 2012.

30.07.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Greenland, new climb on the Impossible Wall

A small team comprised of Steve Bradshaw, Dave Glass, Clinton Marteningo and Andrew Porter have established a series of new rock climbs in Greenland.

11.07.2012 by Planetmountain in Events

Karl Unterkircher Award won by Ukranian Great Trango Tower expedition

On Friday 6 July at Selva di Val Gardena (Italy) Marina Kopteva and Anna Yasinskaya from the Ukraine and Galina Chibitok from Russia received the Karl Unterkircher Award 2012 for their new route established in 38 days up the NW Face of Great Trango Tower (Pakistan).

08.06.2012 by Planetmountain in Events

Karl Unterkircher Award 2012, the nominations

The second edition of the Karl Unterkircher Award will take place on 6 July 2012 at Selva di Val Gardena in the Italian Dolomites. The alpinists nominated for this award are Simone Moro, Denis Urubko and Cory Richards for the first winter ascent of Gasherbrum II, Sean Villanueva, Ben Ditto, Nicolas Favresse and Olivier Favressee for their Greenland Big Walls and Marina Kopteva, Galina Chibitok and Anna Yasinskaya for their new route up Great Trango Tower in Pakistan.

08.04.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Amuri Tepui, the Venezuela climbing details by Nico Favresse

In March 2012 Nicolas Favresse, Sean Villanueva, Stephane Hanssens and Jean-Louis Wertz established Maria Rosa (7b, 500m) and Apichavai (8a+, 500m) on Amuri Tepui in Venezuela. The trip report by Nico Favresse.

19.03.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Amuri Tepui, new climbs in Venezuela

Nicolas Favresse, Sean Villanueva, Stephane Hanssens and Jean-Louis Wertz have established two new routes up Amuri Tepui in Venezuela.

08.03.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Kids With Guns, new big wall on Amuri Tepui in Venezuela

In February 2012 George Ullrich (UK), Sam Farnsworth (UK) Siebe Vanhee (Belgium) and Mason Earle (USA) established Kids With Guns (5.13a, A3, E6 6c) a new climb up the Amuri Tepui mountain in Venezuela.

20.02.2012 by Rolando Garibotti in Alpinism

Cerro Torre an impossible mountain, the petition in favour of the bolt chopping

The petition, promoted by Rolando Garibotti, concerning the recent bolt chopping of the Compressor Route on Cerro Torre, Patagonia by the Americans Hayden Kennedy and Jason Kruk.

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