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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.

25.02.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolets d'Or 2016: Wojciech Kurtyka to receive Piolet d'Or Carrière and the 'big list' of elite alpinism

52 climbs carried out in 2015 have been included in the "Big list" of the Piolets d'Or, the prestigious mountaineering award that will be celebrated between 14 - 17 April 2016 at La Grave - La Meije in France. During the 24th edition, Polish mountaineer Wojciech Kurtyka will receive the Piolet d'Or Carrière - Lifetime Achievement Award.

04.02.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre SE Ridge, or Compressor route: the ascent by Matteo Della Bordella and Silvan Schüpbach

From 30 - 31 January 2016 Italy’s Matteo Della Bordella and Switzerland’s Silvan Schüpbach climbed the SE Ridge (Compressor Route) of Cerro Torre (Patagonia). After the bolts were chopped by Hayden Kennedy and Jason Kruk in January 2012, this is the third ascent of this route. The first carried out by David Lama (20-21/01/2012 together with Peter Ortner, with a variation on the headwall) is also the first and so far only totally free ascent. The second ascent was carried out by the Slovenians Luka Krajnc and Tadej Krišelj. The report by Matteo Della Bordella.

Shark's Tooth in Greenland by fair means, the report by Matteo Della Bordella

The report by Matteo Della Bordella about the first ascent of The Great Shark Hunt (900m, 7b+), the new route up Shark's Tooth in Greenland established onsight and in a single push in August 2014 together with Silvan Schüpbach and Christian Ledergerber. A great adventure that involved kayaks (to paddle to and from the mountain), total isolation, superb climbing and a close encounter with a polar bear.

22.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Shark's Tooth, new climb in Greenland by Della Bordella, Schüpbach and Ledergerber

Matteo Della Bordella, Silvan Schüpbach and Christian Ledergerber have made the first ascent of The Great Shark Hunt, a new route up the Shark's Tooth in Greenland.

26.06.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Wenden: new climb by Luca Schiera and Silvan Schüpbach

On 6 and 7 June 2014 Silvan Schüpbach and Luca Schiera made the first ascent of El Gordo (6c/7a, 450m) on Wendenstöcke, Switzerland

16.06.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Hielo y Fuego in Patagonia

The video of the Ragni di Lecco alpinists Luca Schiera and Matteo della Bordella and Swissman Silvan Schüpbach climbed the Californiana Sit Start on Fitz Roy, an enchainment of Aguja de la Silla with Cerro Fitz Roy in Patagonia.

09.06.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Trango Towers, the BASE jump by Andrey Lebedev and Vladimir Murzaev

Following the Australian pioneers Glenn Singleman and Nic Feteris: the story of the Great Trango Tower BASE jump carried out by Andrey Lebedev and Vladimir Murzaev on 10 August 2013.

24.02.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Patagonia: Californiana Sit Start by the Ragni di Lecco

The two Italian Ragni di Lecco alpinists Luca Schiera and Matteo della Bordella, and Swissman Silvan Schüpbach have climbed what they have called the Californiana Sit Start, an enchainement of Aguja de la Silla with Cerro Fitz Roy in Patagonia.

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.

22.07.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Uli Biaho new Trango climb by the Ragni di Lecco

Matteo Della Bordella, Luca Schiera and Silvan Schüpbach have safely reached Base Camp after having forged a new route up the West Face of Uli Biaho (6109m), Trango, Pakistan.

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