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09.09.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Hansjörg Auer, David Lama, Aleš Česen, Tom Livingstone, Luka Stražar ascents honoured by Piolets d’Or 2019

The solo ascent of Lupghar Sar West carried out by Hansjörg Auer, the solo ascent of Lunag Ri carried out by David Lama and the ascent of Latok 1 completed by Aleš Česen, Tom Livingstone and Luka Stražar are the ascents honoured by the Piolet d’Or 2019.The press release of the 27th edition of the prestigious international mountaineering award that will be celebrated from 19 - 22 September 2019 during the Ladek Mountain Festival in Poland. 

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.

02.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolets d'Or 2018: Gasherbrum I, Shispare, Nilkanth win, Nilkanth and Alex Honnold receive special mention

Three ascents have been selected for the Piolets d'Or 2018: Gasherbrum I climbed by Zdeněk Hák and Marek Holeček, Shispare climbed by Kazuya Hiraide and Kenro Nakajima and Nuptse NW climbed by Frédéric Degoulet, Benjamin Guigonnet and Hélias Millerioux. Special mentions have been awarded for the ascent of Nilkanth by Chantel Astorga, Anne Gilbert Chase and Jason Thompson and also to Alex Honnold for his outstanding contribution to climbing in the year 2017. Andrej Štremfelj to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award.

30.11.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Phungi Peak, big Himalayan first ascent by Koshelenko and Lonchinskii

On 28 October 2017 Russian mountaineers Yury Koshelenko and Aleksei Lonchinskii completed the first ascent of Phungi Peak (6538 m) in the Nepalese Himalaya. Climbing in alpine style, the two required five days to forge their route up the mountain’s SW Face.

07.04.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolets d'Or 2016: four ascents honoured

From 14 - 17 April four climbs will be celebrated during the Piolets d’Or 2016, the international mountaineering award scheduled to take place at la Grave-La Meije in France. The selected ascents are: Talung (Nepal) by Ukrainian alpinists Nikita Balabanov and Mikhail Fomin; Gave Ding (Nepal) by British mountaineers Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden; Cerro Riso Patron (Chile) by France's Jerome Sullivan, Lise Billon and Antoine Moineville and Argentina's Diego Simari; Cerro Kishtwar (India) by the Slovenes Marko Prezlj and Urban Novak, America's Hayden Kennedy and France's Manu Pellissier. The 24th edition will also award Polish alpinist Wojciech Kurtyka with the Piolet d'Or Carrière - Lifetime Achievement Award.

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.

10.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolet d'Or 2015: the world's mountaineering élite at Courmayeur and Chamonix

Courmayeur and Chamonix are the world’s mountaineering capital once again thanks to the Piolet d'Or 2015. The recipients of the 23rd edition of this prestigious award are Tommy Caldwell, Alex Honnold, Alexander Gukov, Alexei Lonchinskiy, Aleš Česen, Luka Lindič and Marko Prezelj. The 7th Piolet d'Or Carrière will be awarded to the great British mountaineer Chris Bonington.

20.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolet d'Or 2015 and the big list of 58 climbs

58 ascents carried out in 2014 have been included in the "Big list" of the Piolets d'Or, the most prestigious mountaineering award that will be celebrated between 9 - 12 April, 2015 at Courmayeur and Chamonix, at the foot of Mont Blanc.

25.03.2012 by Planetmountain in Events

Piolets d'Or 2012: K7 West and Saser Kangri II

The Piolet d'Or 2012 was awarded to two ascents, K7 West in Pakistan climbed by the Slovenians Nejc Marcic and Luka Strazar, and Saser Kangri II in India climbed by the Americans Mark Richey, Steve Swenson and Freddie Wilkinson. The ascent of Torre Egger in Argentina by Bjorn-Eivind Aartun and Ole Lied received a special mention, while Robert Paragot from France received the "Walter Bonatti" Lifetime Achievement Award.

21.03.2012 by Planetmountain in Events

Piolets d'Or 2012, the international alpinism festival starts today

The Piolet d'Or gets underway in Courmayeur and Chamonix today and 2012 celebrates the 20th anniversary of the world's most famous alpinism award. Four days of international alpinism at the foot of Mont Blanc to discuss, watch and celebrate alpinism in all its forms, to pay homage to Walter Bonatti and to present the Lifetime's Achievement award to Robert Paragot.

14.02.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolet d'Or 2012, the 6 nominations

The XX Piolet d'Or will take place in Courmayeur (Italy) and Chamonix (France) from 21 - 24 March 2012. Here are the 6 nominations for the coveted golden ice axe, while Frenchman Robert Paragot will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award.

06.10.2011 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Meru Shark's Fin, success for Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk

American alpinists Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk have successfully climbed a direct new route via the Shark's Fin on the NW face of Meru (6310m) in India's Garhwal Himalaya.

14.11.2007 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Jannu West Pillar: Valeri Babanov interview

Interview with Valeri Babanov after the alpine style ascent of the West Pillar of Jannu (7710m) together with Sergey Kofanov on 21/10/2007.

22.10.2007 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Jannu West Ridge climbed by Babanov and Kofanov

On 21/10/2007 Valeri Babanov and Sergey Kofanov carried out an outstanding ascent of the unclimbed west ridge of Jannu (7710m) in pure alpine style.

28.02.2005 by Vinicio Stefanello in Events

Russian success for Piolet d'Or 2004, House wins spectators award.

The prestigious Piolet d'Or 2004 promoted by Montagne Magazine was won by the Russian team for its ascent of Jannu. Steve House won the spectators award for his solitary ascent of K7.

10.02.2005 by PlanetMountain.com in Alpinism

Piolet d'or 2004, the six candidates

The jury, headed by Krzysztof Wielicki, and the six candidates for the Piolet d'Or 2004 promoted by Montagnes Magazine

10.02.2004 by Planetmountain.com in Events

Babanov and Koshelenko win Piolet d'or 2003

Valeri Babanov and Yuri Koshelenko won the prestigous Piolet d'Or for their ascent of Nuptse East South Pillar in November 2003.

07.12.2001 by PlanetMountain.com in Events

Fournel Ice Meet and Piolet d'Or 2002

The 12th "Rassemblement International des Glacieristes du Fournel" and 11th Piolet d'Or will take place in Argentière - La Bessée from 9-13 January 2002

09.01.2000 by Mnet in Events

Piolet d'or 1999 awarded to Lionel Daudet and Sebastien Foissac

The 1999 Piolet d'or was awarded to the Frenchmen Lionel Daudet and Sebastien Foissac for their new route on Burkett Needle, Alaska.

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