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21.07.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nicolas Hojac, Adrian Zurbrügg race across Eiger, Mönch & Jungfrau skyline in 13 hours

On 12 July Swiss mountaineers Nicolas Hojac and Adrian Zurbrügg made a swift enchainment of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, climbing the classic skyline in 13 hours, 8 minutes and 49 seconds.

09.09.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Dani Arnold climbs Petit Dru North Face speed solo

On 15 August 2021 Dani Arnold made a solo ascent of the North Face of the Petit Dru (3733m) in the Mont Blanc massif, climbing the historic Allain-Leininger route (900m TD+) in just 1 hour, 43 minutes.

17.06.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Altavia 4000: Nicola Castagna, Gabriel Perenzoni and the 82 x 4000m peaks of the Alps

Italian mountaineers Nicola Castagna and Gabriel Perenzoni are currently climbing all 82 peaks over 4,000m in the Alps. Having set off on 4 May 2021, the two aspirant mountain guides have already climbed 30 mountains as part of their project called Altavia 4000.

09.01.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Video Patagonia 2019: Lukas Hinterberger, Nicolas Hojac, Stephan Siegrist searching for unclimbed peaks

The video of the Swiss expedition comprised of Lukas Hinterberger, Nicolas Hojac, Stephan Siegrist to Patagonia in November 2019. The alpinists made the first ascent of the NE Face of Cerro Cachet via Homenaje a los amigos perdidos, named in memory of David Lama, Ueli Steck and Julian Zanker.

14.09.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Eiger Paciencia repeated by Nils Favre and Symon Welfringer

Switzerland’s Nils Favre and France’s Symon Welfringer have repeated Paciencia, the 900m 8a first ascended by Stephan Siegrist and Ueli Steck in 2003 up the North Face of the Eiger.

14.07.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Monte Rosa speed enchainment by Nicolas Hojac, Adrian Zurbrügg

On 8 July 2020 the two Swiss mountaineers Adrian Zurbrügg and Nicolas Hojac completed the spectacular traverse of the 18 mountains in the Monte Rosa massif above 4000 meters in just 13 hours and 39 minutes.

07.02.2020 by Lukas Hinterberger in Alpinism

Cerro Cachet NE Face first ascent in Patagonia by Lukas Hinterberger, Nicolas Hojac, Stephan Siegrist

While climbing in Northern Patagonia, Swiss mountaineers Lukas Hinterberger, Nicolas Hojac and Stephan Siegrist made the first ascent of the NE Face of Cerro Cachet . The route has been called Homenaje a los amigos perdidos in memory of David Lama, Ueli Steck and Julian Zanker. Hinterberger reports.

15.11.2019 by Juho Knuuttila in Alpinism

Tengkangpoche North Pillar unclimbed. Attempt by Juho Knuuttila, Quentin Roberts

From 11 - 16 October 2019 alpinists Quentin Roberts from Canada and Juho Knuuttila from Finland made an impressive attempt of the unclimbed North Pillar of Tengkangpoche (Teng Kang Poche) in Nepal. Knuuttila reports about their first proper experience climbing in the Himalaya.

15.08.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Roger Schaeli, Sean Villanueva on Eiger first one day ascent of La Vida es Silbar

Details of the first one-day ascent of La Vida es Silbar up the North Face of the Eiger in Switzerland, carried out on 23 July by Roger Schaeli and Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll.

07.08.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nina Caprez, Aymeric Clouet climb Eiger's La Vida es Silbar

Swiss climbers Nina Caprez and Aymeric Clouet have repeated 'La Vida es Silbar' up the North Face of the Eiger.

22.07.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

François Cazzanelli and Andreas Steindl speed up the Peutérey Integral, Mont Blanc

The two mountain guides François Cazzanelli and Andreas Steindl have carried out an extremely fast ascent of the Peutérey Integral Ridge in the Mont Blanc massif in just 12 hours and 12 minutes. The round-trip back to the starting point at the La Sorgente campsite in Val Veny, Italy, required just 15 hours and 55 minutes.

16.06.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Michi Wohlleben climbs E9 trad and 9a sport

Germany’s Michi Wohlleben has repeated the E9 trad climb Prinzip Hoffnung at Bürs in Austria, as well as the 9a sport climb Speed Integrale at Voralpsee in Switzerland.

27.05.2019 by Planetmountain in Interviews

David Göttler and his Everest attempt without supplementary oxygen

Interview with German mountaineer David Göttler after his attempt to climb Everest without supplemental oxygen. The 40-year-old climbed the Normal Route on the Nepalese side of the mountain and aborted his attempt at an altitude of 8650 meters, a mere 200 vertical meters below the summit.

10.04.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Everest Virtual Reality climb with Sherpa Tenji, Jon Griffith

The trailer of Everest VR, the film by British mountaineer Jon Griffith that documents an attempt by Sherpa Tenji to climb Mt Everest without supplementary oxygen.

31.10.2018 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Liv Sansoz / Beyond climbing the 82 4000m peaks in the Alps

Interview with French climber and alpinist Liv Sansoz after having completed all 82 alpine four-thousanders.

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.

16.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Dani Arnold interview after 2-hour 4-minute Grandes Jorasses Cassin Route ascent

Interview with Swiss alpinist Daniel Arnold who on 27/07/2018 climbed the Cassin route up Grandes Jorasses in the Mont Blanc massif in a record-breaking 2 hours and 4 minutes.

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.

30.06.2018 by Denis Trento in Alpinism

Innominata Ridge Speed: Denis Trento and Robert Antonioli race up Mont Blanc

Denis Trento reports about his fast ascent of the Innominata Ridge, carried out with Robert Antonioli in just 6 hours and 10 minutes. Although undoubtedly a fast ascent, the climb is interesting above all because, climbing as a roped team, they ascended with an increased safety margin

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

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