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19.05.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

L'appel de la Sirène / Matteo Della Bordella, Silvan Schüpbach, Symon Welfringer climbing on Greenland's Siren Tower

The trailer of L'appel de la Sirène, the film that documents the first ascent of Forum (840m, 7c) on Siren Tower in Greenland, established by Matteo Della Bordella, Silvan Schüpbach and Symon Welfringer in summer 2021.

01.04.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Pizzo Badile British route climbed in winter by Silvan Schüpbach, Peter von Känel

On Pizzo Badile in Italy Swiss alpinists Peter von Känel and Silvan Schüpbach have made a winter ascent of the British route, first ascended in 1968 by Mike Kosterlitz and Dick Isherwood.

17.03.2022 by Silvan Schüpbach in Alpinism

Putins Paranoia Trip on Ärmighorn & Peace for Ukraine on Nüschleten climbed in Bernese Oberland, Switzerland

The report by Swiss mountaineer Silvan Schüpbach who recently established two new mixed climbs in the Bernese Oberland, Switzerland: Putins Paranoia Trip on Ärmighorn with Janluca Kostner and Peace for Ukraine on Nüschleten with Michel Kipf and Tizian Tobler.



16.11.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Silvan Schüpbach frees Tradündition on Dündenhorn in Switzerland

Swiss mountaineer Silvan Schüpbach has made the first ascent of Tradündition on the west face of Dündenhorn. Established with Peter Von Känel and Simon Wahli, this is probably the hardest trad multi-pitch in the country.

23.08.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

New big wall climb on Siren Tower in Greenland by Matteo Della Bordella, Silvan Schüpbach, Symon Welfringer

A strong Italian-Swiss-French trio comprised of Matteo Della Bordella, Silvan Schüpbach and Symon Welfringer has succeeded in establishing and freeing Forum (840m, 7c) on the remote Siren Tower in Greenland. This major big wall was reached by fair means after kayaking a distance of 170km for 5 days.


01.12.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Matteo Della Bordella, Silvan Schüpbach follow their instincts on Pizzo Badile

Alpinists Matteo Della Bordella and Silvan Schüpbach have climbed Crossway of Friendship on the northeast face of Pizzo Badile. This variation is dedicated to the late Matteo Bernasconi.

21.11.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Climbing on Greenland's Sharks Tooth: the film featuring Matteo Della Bordella, Silvan Schüpbach, Christian Ledergerber

Tonight at 8.00 pm the film 'The Great Shark Hunt: Climb and kayak in Greenland', documenting the by fair means climbing expedition to Greenland carried out in 2014 by Matteo Della Bordella, Silvan Schüpbach and Christian Ledergerber.


29.09.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Silvan Schüpbach, Matteo Della Bordella, Yannick Glatthard discover their Ying Yang on Gross Wellhorn


On Gross Wellhorn in Switzerland’s Bernese Oberland the alpinists Silvan Schüpbach, Matteo Della Bordella and Yannick Glatthard have completed Ying Yang, a 450m multipitch climb graded 8b.

08.07.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolets d'Or 2020: the big list
 of significant ascents

The organisers of the Piolet d’Or mountaineering award have published the complete list of most significant and innovative climbs carried out in 2019. From this they will select the recipients of the Piolets d'Or award that will be celebrated during the Ladek Mountain Festival in Poland, from 11 to 22 September 2020.

06.11.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Tengi Ragi Tau West Face new route in Nepal by Silvan Schüpbach, Symon Welfringer

A French / Swiss team comprised of Silvan Schüpbach, Symon Welfringer and Charles Noirot has climbed a difficult new route up the West Face of Tengi Ragi Tau in the Rowaling Himalaya in Nepal. Climbing alpine style from 26 - 29 October 2019, Schüpbach and Welfringer ascended their Trinité (1400m, M6, AI 5) to the mountain’s north summit.

05.07.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolets d'Or 2019: jury and big list of world’s most significant, innovative mountain climbs

58 ascents carried out in 2018 have been included in the Big list, from which winners will be selected for the Piolets d’Or , the prestigious mountaineering award that will be celebrated from 19 - 22 September 2019 during the Ladek Mountain Festival in Poland. The jury is comprised of: Sandy Allan, Kazu Amano, Valeri Babanov, Jordi Corominas, Fred Degoulet, Ines Papert, Andrej Štremfelj.

02.06.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Orco Valley: Silvan Schüpbach climbs new trad variation up Torre di Aimonin

On Torre di Aimonin in Italy’s Valle dell’Orco Swiss alpinist Silvan Schüpbach has made the first ascent of 'Know your cat', a new trad variant to the rock climbs Know yourself and Cani & Gatti

02.04.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Aiguille de l'Amône, new East Face climb by Simon Chatelan and Silvan Schüpbach

On Aiguille de l'Amône (3586m), Swiss mountaineers Simon Chatelan and Silvan Schüpbach have made the first ascent of L'accidentelle et l'accidenté, described as being a 'challenging mixed climb’ up the mountain’s relatively unknown East Face.

03.10.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Wenden: Matteo Della Bordella completes Kaspar Ochsner and Ueli Steck climb

On Reissend Nollen in Switzerland’s Wendenstöcke Matteo Della Bordella, accompanied by Silvan Schüpbach, has made the first free ascent of 'Polenta con farina degli altri', a multi-pitch alpine climb that was started by Kaspar Ochsner and Ueli Steck. Della Bordella completed the route with Dimitri Anghileri and Paolo Spreafico.

Matteo Della Bordella talks King Kong up Cerro Riso Patrón Sur in Patagonia, climbed with Silvan Schüpbach

Italy’s Matteo Della Bordella reports about the first ascent of King Kong, the new mixed climb up Cerro Riso Patrón Sur established last February during a 22-day 'by fair means' climbing expedition with Switzerland’s Silvan Schüpbach. The two mountaineers travelled to one of the most isolated areas of Patagonia by kayak.

25.02.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Riso Patron in Patagonia, Matteo Della Bordella & Silvan Schüpbach climb new route

Italy’s Matteo Della Bordella and Switzerland’s Silvan Schüpbach have forged a new route up Cerro Riso Patron in Patagonia.

06.07.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Gross Wellhorn, new alpine climbs by Silvan Schüpbach in Bernese Oberland

On the North Pillar of Gross Wellhorn (Bernese Oberland, Switzerland) Silvan Schüpbach with the help of various climbing partners established two difficult multi-pitch alpine climbs, Adrenlinchiubi (7c max 7b obligatory, 250m) and Röck u Zöpf (7c max 7b obligatory, 230m).

05.05.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Silvan Schüpbach and Dimitri Vogt repeat El Capitan Muir Wall

From 25 - 30 April 2017, Silvan Schüpbach and Dimitri Vogt repeated the Muir Wall up El Capitan in Yosemite. During 6 days on the 1000m southwest face the two Swissmen climbed all 33 pitches free at 5.13c (8a+).

02.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Greenland big wall climbing: Apostel Tommelfinger West Face climbed by international team

Silvan Schüpbach, Christian Ledergerber, Fabio Lupo, Jérôme Sullivan and Antoine Moineville have made the first ascent of Metrophobia (ice 120°, A2+, 7a), a 1700m new big wall climb on Apostel Tommelfinger in Southern Greenland. The new route is believed to be the first up the West Face of the 2315m high mountain.

13.04.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Silvan Schüpbach frees Ultimo Sogno on Parete d'Osogna, Switzerland

Swiss climber Silvan Schüpbach has made the first free ascent of Ultimo Sogno, a tough climb up the rugged Parete d'Osogna face high up in Switzerland’s Ticino region.

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