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09.11.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Ueli Steck and Kilian Jornet Burgada climb Eiger North Face

The brief video of Ueli Steck and Kilian Jornet Burgada climbing the North Face of the Eigher via the Heckmair route.

14.10.2015 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Ueli Steck #82Summits interview after the 82 4,000 meter peaks in the Alps

Interview with Swiss alpinist Ueli Steck after climbing the 82 alpine four-thousanders, carried out in 62 days last summer from 11/06/2015 to 11/08/2015. The enchainment had previously been carried out in the same self-propelled style by Franco Nicolini and Diego Giovannini in 60 giorni in 2008. In 2007, Miha Valic had completed the journey, using motorised transport but mainly in winter, in 102 days.

05.10.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Sasha DiGiulian and Carlo Traversi climbing Magic Mushroom on the Eiger

The video of Sasha DiGiulian and Carlo Traversi repeating the rock climb Magic Mushroom up the North Face of the Eiger, Switzerland.

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.

01.09.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

Spotkania Mountain Film Festival at Zakopane in Poland

From 2 - 6 September Zakopane (Tatra mountains, Poland) will host the 11th Spotkania Mountain Film Festival.

24.07.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Martjin Seuren perishes on Rochefort ridge

On Wedndesday 22 July 2015 Dutch alpinist Martjin Seuren lost his life in a fall while climbing the Rochefort ridge in the Mont Blanc massif. He had been climbing with another alpinist and Ueli Steck, currently attempting the 82 peaks over 4,000 meters in the Alps in 80 days. With this ascent Seuren would have become the first Dutchman to climb all 4,000 meter peaks in the Alps.

24.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

#82SUMMITS, Ueli Steck continues, Michael Wohlleben stops

German mountaineer Michael Wohlleben has been forced to pull out of #82SUMMITS, the project to climb all 82 4000m summits in the Alps in 80 days. Swiss climber Ueli Steck will continue climbing alone.

14.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Ueli Steck, Michael Wohlleben and the Piz Bernina video

The video of the ascent of Piz Bernina, the first of 82 summits above 4000m in the Alps that Ueli Steck and Michael Wohlleben hope to climb in 80 days.

12.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Alpinism: Ueli Steck and Michael Wohlleben start #82SUMMITS

With their ascent of Piz Bernina, Swiss alpinist Ueli Steck and his German counterpart Michael Wohlleben have started their project to climb all 82 4000m summits in the Alps in 80 days.

01.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Dani Arnold climbs Matterhorn Schmid route in 1:46

On 22/04/2015 Swiss alpinist Dani Arnold climbed the Schmid route on the North Face of the Matterhorn in 1 hour and 46 minutes, 10 minutes faster than previous record holder Ueli Steck in 2009.

13.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Tom Ballard: Matterhorn North Face in winter via the Schmidt route

On 10 February 2015 British alpinist Tom Ballard climbed the Schmidt route up the North Face of the Matterhorn in 2 hours and 59 minutes. After Cima Grande di Lavaredo in the Dolomites and Pizzo Badile, this is another climb in his project Starlight and Storm that aims to climb the six great North Faces of the Alps in winter, alone and in just one season.

26.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

K6 West, the Karakorum first ascent video by Raphael Slawinski and Ian Welsted

The video of the first ascent of K6 West (7040m) in the Karakorum, Pakistan, climbed in July 2013 by the Canadians Raphael Slawinski and Ian Welsted.

12.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Books-press

National Geographic People's Choice Adventurer of the Year

From 07/11/2014 to 31/01/2015 you can cast your vote online for the National Geographic Adventurer of the Year 2014. Nominees include Tommy Caldwell, Kit DesLauriers, Will Gadd, Wasfia Nazreen and Ueli Steck.

24.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Yosemite: El Capitan climbing action

Jorg Verhoeven, Alex Honnold, Tommy Caldwell, Kevin Jorgeson, Mayan Smith-Gobat, Libby Sauter, Chantel Astorga, Quinn Brett, Pete Whittaker, Tom Randall are all in Yosemite currently attempting their projects on El Capitan...

10.10.2014 by Manuel Lugli in Alpinism

Has exploratory alpinism failed?

Starting from a recent statement by Reinhold Messner, Manuel Lugli discusses the presumed end of “traditional” and exploratory alpinism.

26.09.2014 by Benedikt Böhm in Alpinism

Avalanche on Shisha Pangma claims lives of Andrea Zambaldi and Sebastian Haag

On 24/09/2014 an avalanche on Shisha Pangma (8027m), Tibet, claimed the lives of Italian alpinist Andrea Zambaldi and German alpinist Sebastian Haag. Martin Maier, the third alpinist caught by the avalanche that triggered shortly below the summit, managed to survive.

04.04.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Dani Arnold solos Crack Baby on Breitwangflue in 27 minutes and 13 seconds

On Sunday 9 March Swiss alpinist Dani Arnold solo climbed Crack Baby up the Breitwangflue in Switzerland in a mere 27 minutes and 13 seconds.

02.04.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolets d'Or photos 2014

More than 50 photos documenting the Piolets d'Or 2014 that took place at Courmayeur, Italy, on 29/03/2014.

31.03.2014 by Erri De Luca in Alpinism

Ueli Steck and his Annapurna solo recounted by Erri De Luca

The presentation by Erri De Luca of Ueli Steck's ascent of the South Face of Annapurna, 8091m, in October 2013.

29.03.2014 by Planetmountain in Events

Ueli Steck and Raphael Slawinski & Ian Welsted win the Piolets d'Or 2014

The Piolets d'Or 2014 was assigned this evening in Courmayeur to two ascents: the NW Face of K6 climbed by Raphael Slawinski and Ian Welsted and the South Face of Annapurna climbed solo by Ueli Steck. The South Face of Annapurna ascent carried out by da Stephane Benoist and Yannick Graziani received a Special Mention from the Jury, while the "Walter Bonatti" Lifetime Achievement award was given to John Roskelley.




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