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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.

28.06.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cima Grande di Lavaredo: Jacek Matuszek & Łukasz Dudek make their Premiere

Polish climbers Jacek Matuszek & Łukasz Dudek have made the first ascent of Premiere, a big new rock climb up the North Face of Cima Grande in the Tre Cime di Lavaredo group of the Dolomites, Italy.

25.06.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Simon Gietl, Vittorio Messini add new climb to Mittlere Kasten in Austria

Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini have made the first ascent of Alles im Kasten, a five-pitch climb up Mittlere Kasten close to Klas in the Hoher Tauern massif in Austria.

02.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Peitlerkofel Dolomites / Simon Gietl, Mark Oberlechner add new winter climb

On 26 January 2019 Italian mountaineers Simon Gietl and Mark Oberlechner made the first ascent of Kalipe, a difficult new ice and mixed climb up the North Face of Peitlerkofel / Sass de Putia in the Dolomites.

12.01.2019 by Simon Gietl in Alpinism

Simon Gietl and Patrick Seiwald establish Räuber Hotzenplotz, new mixed climb in South Tyrol

South Tyrolean alpinists Simon Gietl and Patrick Seiwald have made the first ascent of Räuber Hotzenplotz (M9 Wi5). This mixed climb is located to the left of the famous Koflerbach icefall close to Sand in Taufers in the South Tyrol, Italy.

28.12.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Utopia, Simon Gietl and Mark Oberlechner climb new mixed at Rein in Taufers

On 16 December 2018 Simon Gietl and Mark Oberlechner made the first ascent of Utopia, a new mixed climb close to Rein in Taufers in Italy.

03.12.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Russisches Roulette / New Kristallwand mixed climb by Matthias Wurzer, Peter Wurzer

Austrian mountain guides Matthias Wurzer and Peter Wurzer have established Russisches Roulette, Russian roulette, a difficult and dangerous mixed climb up the northeast face of Kristallwand (Venediger Group, Hohe Tauern, Austria).

01.12.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Eiger Odyssee video featuring Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher

The short film by Paolo Sartori documenting the repeat of Odyssee on the North Face of the Eiger by Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher in August 2018

28.11.2018 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Simon Gietl makes free solo of Lacedelli Cima Scotoni, Dolomites

Interview with Simon Gietl after his ascent free solo ascent of Via Lacedelli up Cima Scotoni in the Dolomites on 18 October 2018.

12.11.2018 by Vittorio Messini in Alpinism

Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini forge new mixed climb up Mt Prijakt in Austria

Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini have made the first ascent of Sintflut, Deluge, a new ice and mixed climb up the north face of Mount Prijakt in Austria. Messini reports.

08.11.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Eiger: Roger Schaeli adds Airplane Mode to famous North Face

Swiss alpinist Roger Schaeli has made the first ascent of Airplane Mode up the North Face of the Eiger.

24.10.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cima Scotoni: Simon Gietl completes big new Dolomites climb

The South Tyrolean mountaineer Simon Gietl has made the first ascent, rope solo, of Can you hear me? up Cima Scotoni in the Italian Dolomites). The new climb has been dedicated to Gerhard Fiegl.

24.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Eiger Odyssee repeated by Barbara Zangerl, Jacopo Larcher

Climbing ground-up and in a single push, Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher have repeated Odyssee, the difficult alpine outing up the Eiger completed in 2015 by Roger Schaeli, Robert Jasper and Simon Gietl.

06.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Stigmata added to Heiligkreuzkofel in the Dolomites by Simon Gietl and Andrea Oberbacher

Over a four-day period in August 2016 Simon Gietl and Andrea Oberbacher made the first ascent, ground-up, of Stigmata, a multi-pitch rock climb up Heiligkreuzkofel / Sass de la Crusc in the Dolomites freed by the duo on 17/07/2017 with difficulties up to X-.

20.07.2018 by Planetmountain in Events

Karl Unterkircher Award 2018 / Nanga Parbat by Simone Moro, Ali Sadpara, Alex Txikon

The 5th Karl Unterkircher Award was awarded on 14 July 2018 in Selva di Val Gardena, Italy to Simone Moro who, together with Ali Sadpara and Alex Txikon, carried out the first winter ascent of Nanga Parbat in February 2016. The other climbers that had been nominated Ines Papert and Luka Lindič for their new route on Kyzyl Asker in Kyrgyzstan (China), and Simon Gietl and Marcel Schenk for the new mixed climb up Pizzo Badile in Switzerland.

17.06.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

North3 trailer of sub-48 hour enchainment by Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini

The trailer of Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini and their enchainment of Mt. Ortler, Cima Piccola di Lavaredo and Grossglockner in Austria in just 47 hours and 16 minutes.

30.05.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini enchain Ortler, Lavaredo and Großglockner in less than 48 hours

In a mere 47 hours and 16 minutes the alpinists Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini climbed the north face of Ortler, Cima Piccola di Lavaredo and the North Face of Grossglockner in Austria. The alpinists traveled from one mountain to the other on foot and by bicycle.

25.05.2018 by Planetmountain in Events

Karl Unterkircher Award 2018 nominees for 5th edition

On July 14, 2018 Selva di Val Gardena will host the fifth edition of the Karl Unterkircher Award in memory of the South Tyrolean alpinist who died ten years ago on Nanga Parbat. The alpinists nominated for the 2018 award are Simone Moro, Ali Sadpara and Alex Txikon for the first winter ascent of Nanga Parbat, Ines Papert and Luka Lindič for their new route up Kyzyl Asker in Kyrgyzstan (China), and Simon Gietl and Marcel Schenk for the new mixed climb up Pizzo Badile in Switzerland. Special guest: Kurt Diemberger

22.05.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Climbing video: Stigmata up Heiligkreuzkofel in the Dolomites by Simon Gietl, Andrea Oberbacher

The trailer of the new multi-pitch rock climb Stigmata on Heiligkreuzkofel / Sass de la Crusc in the Italian Dolomites, freed in summer of 2017 by Simon Gietl and Andrea Oberbacher.

06.05.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Dolomites La Strada on Cima Grande di Lavaredo repeated by Simon Gietl, Thomas Huber, Rainer Treppte

Simon Gietl, Thomas Huber and Rainer Treppte have made what is likely to be the first repeat of La Strada, the route up Cima Grande di Lavaredo, Dolomites first ascended by Polish climbers Piotr Edelman and Jan Fijalkowski on 6 and 7 August 1980.

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