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18.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Ice climbing Dolomites: the unknown ice climb up Torre Vitty

Ice climbing in the Dolomites: an unknown ice climb, highly recommended by Simon Gietl and Andrea Oberbacher, up Torre Vitty in the Sella massif.

04.11.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Shivling, the video of Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini climbing Shiva's Ice

The video clip of Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini making the first ascent of Shiva’s Ice, their new route up Shivling (6543 m) in the Indian Himalaya.

26.10.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Shivling, big new route in Indian Himalaya climbed by Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini

Mountaineering news: in October Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini made the first ascent of Shiva's Ice, a beautiful new route up Shivling (6543 m) in the Indian Himalayas.

28.07.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Climbing in the Dolomites: Simon Gietl and Andrea Oberbacher find and free Oblivion

On Piz Ander in the Gadertal, Dolomites, Simon Gietl and Andrea Oberbacher have first ascended and freed Oblivion (IX, 275m).

20.07.2017 by Nicola Tondini in Alpinism

Cima Scotoni Dolomites Direttissima climbed by Nicola Tondini

The report by XMountain mountain guide Nicola Tondini about his first ascent of ‘Non abbiate paura di sognare’ up the SW Face of Cima Scotoni in the Italian dolomites. Established with different partners the route tackles difficulties up to X (8b) (obligatory IX-, 7b+) and checks in as one of the most difficult multi-pitch climbs in the Dolomites.

20.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Tre Cime di Lavaredo winter enchainment by Simon Gietl and Michi Wohlleben

Winter mountaineering: on 17/03/2017 the alpinists Simon Gietl and Michi Wohlleben completed the traverse of the Tre Cime di Lavaredo - Drei Zinnen - in the Dolomites, climbing Cima Ovest, Cima Grande, Cima Piccola, Punta di Frida and Cima Piccolissima in 9 hours 15 minutes. This is certainly the first time the enchainment is carried out in winter.

19.01.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Tre Cime di Lavaredo winter trilogy by Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini

Winter mountaineering: on 31/12/2016 at the Tre Cime di Lavaredo in the Dolomites the alpinists Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini climbed in a singole day Via Comici-Dimai on Cima Grande (in 1:45), the Cassin route up Cima Ovest (2:45) and the Innerkofler route up Cima Piccola (1:15).

23.12.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Pizzo Badile Nordest supercombo, new mixed combination by David Hefti and Marcel Schenk

On 16/12/2016 the two Swiss mountain guides David Hefti and Marcel Schenk climbed the ice and mixed combination 'Nordest supercombo' (800m, M7, R) a demanding line that joins Via Cassin with via Memento Mori up the NE Face of Pizzo Badile.

23.11.2016 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Alpinism on Pizzo Badile: interview with Marcel Schenk and Simon Gietl after Amore di Vetro

Interview with Marcel Schenk and Simon Gietl after the first ascent of 'Amore di Vetro' (800m, M5, R) a new ice and mixed climb up the NE Face of Pizzo Badile (3303m) Alps.

19.11.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Amore di Vetro, new mixed climb on Pizzo Badile by Marcel Schenk and Simon Gietl

On 16/11/2016 Marcel Schenk and Simon Gietl made the first ascent of 'Amore di Vetro' (800m, M5, R) a new ice and mixed climb up the NE Face of Pizzo Badile.

08.11.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Tre Cime di Lavaredo, on Cima Grande Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini establish Das Erbe der Väter

Interview with South Tyrol’s Simon Gietl who, together with, Vittorio Messini made the first ascent of ‘Das Erbe der Väter’ up the North Face of Cima Grande di Lavaredo in the Dolomites. After sharing a start with Via Comici, the new route runs to the right, breaches difficulties up to IX-, and was established ground-up without bolts.

16.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Roger Schaeli repeats Eiger North Face La vida es silbar

Climbing together with Mayan Smith-Gobat, Robert Schaeli has carried out what is believed to be only the second free ascent of the 'La vida es silbar' up the legendary north face of the Eiger, Switzerland. Established in 1998-99 by Daniel Anker and Stephan Siegrist, the 900m line was freed in 2003 by Siegrist and Ueli Steck with difficulties up to 7c.

13.06.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Hart aber Fair, new multi-pitch rock climb in the Dolomites

Simon Gietl and Simon Oberbacher have made the first ascent of 'Hart aber Fair', a new rock climb up Piz dla Dorada, above Colfosco in Alta Badia, Dolomites

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.

08.01.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Fitz Roy climbed in a day by Colin Haley and Andy Wyatt

American alpinists Colin Haley and Andy Wyatt have made an astoundingly fast ascent of Fitz Roy in Patagonia, requiring just 21 hours and 8 minutes to climb the mountain via the Supercanaleta route and descend via the French route and return to the starting point.

26.10.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Voodoo-Zauber, new rock climb up Dolomites Heiligkreuzkofel by Simon Gietl and Andrea Oberbacher

Simon Gietl and Andrea Oberbacher have made the first free ascent of Voodoo-Zauber (IX-, 180m) on Heiligkreuzkofel / Sass de la Crusc (2718m) in the Dolomites.

25.09.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Odyssee, the hardest route on the Eiger North Face by Roger Schaeli, Robert Jasper and Simon Gietl

An international trio comprised of Roger Schäli (Switzerland), Robert Jasper (Germany) and Simon Gietl (Italy) have established Odyssee (8a+, 1400m), a difficult and serious new rock climb up the North Face of the Eiger in Switzerland.

23.09.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Simon Gietl and Roger Schäli climb new route on La Esfinge in Peru

Last July Simon Gietl and Roger Schäli made the first ascent of Chappie (7b+, 600m), a new multi-pitch rock climb up the granite giant La Esfinge in Peru.

10.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Simon Gietl and Roger Schäli climb NE Ridge of Devil's Paw North Tower in Alaska

In mid-April 2015 Roger Schäli and Simon Gietl made an alpine style first ascent of the NE ridge of the North tower of Devils Paw, Alaska via their new route Black Roses.

26.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Neolit and Spaßbremse, two new rock climbs in the Dolomites by Simon Gietl

On Piz dla Dorada, above Colfosco in Alta Badia, Dolomites, Simon Gietl has established two new multi-pitch rock climbs: Neolit together with Vittorio Messini and Spaßbremse together with Andrea Oberbacher.

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