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14.04.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Aiguille de Pélerins, John McCune and Will Sim go Above and Beyond

British mountaineers John McCune and Will Sim have climbed what is likely to be a new route to the left of Beyond Good and Evil on the North Face of Aiguille de Pélerins in the Mont Blanc massif. Above and Beyond has been graded ED M6 6b+.

01.03.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Corrado Pesce, Will Sim repeat Petit Dru SW Pillar in Mont Blanc massif

Alpinists Corrado Korra Pesce and Will Sim have repeated Voie des Papas / Via Bonatti on the SW Pillar of Petit Dru in the Mont Blanc massif.

18.08.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Symon Welfringer completes spicy month in Mont Blanc massif

French mountaineer Symon Welfringer has had a productive July and August in the Mont Blanc massif which includes a single day, all-free ascent of Manitua on the North Face of the Grandes Jorasses.

09.10.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Koyo Zom West Face first ascent by Tom Livingstone and Ally Swinton

British mountaineers Tom Livingstone and Ally Swinton have climbed the virgin west face of Koyo Zom (6877m), the highest mountain in the Hindu Raj range in Pakistan. The two were part of a greater expedition including John Crook, Uisdean Hawthorn and Will Sim.

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.

15.06.2018 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Colin Haley dashes up Denali Cassin Ridge in record-breaking 8 hours 7 minutes

Interview with American alpinist Colin Haley after his record-breaking ascent of the Cassin Ridge on Denali (McKinley) in Alaska in 8 hours 7 minutes on 5 June 2018

28.02.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Torres Del Avellano / Big new climbs in Chilean Patagonia

Will Sim and John Crook report about their climbing trip to the Torres Del Avellano in Patagonia, Chile, together with Paul Swail, John McCune and Ruth Bevan. The highlight of the expedition was a 1000 m new route up the East Face of the South Avellano Tower.

04.05.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Alaska: Greg Boswell and Will Sim climb two big new climbs routes above Buckskin Glacier

In April 2017 Greg Boswell and Will Sim made the first ascent of two big new alpine climbs in the Central Alaskan Range: Beastiality up Bear's Tooth and Shark Fishing on a mountain on the opposite side of the Buckskin Glacier.

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.

24.02.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Karakoram Link Sar West climbed by Jon Griffith and Andy Houseman

In July 2015 British alpinists Jon Griffith and Andy Houseman made the first ascent Link Sar West, a 6,938m summit in Pakistan’s Karakoram. The two climbed the Northwest Face via their route Fever Pitch.

17.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Video: Bad to the Bone - Jon Griffith and Will Sim climb Mt Deborah, Alaska

A short video of British alpinists Jon Griffith and Will Sim making the the first ascent of Bad to the Bone up the NW Face of Mt Deborah in Alaska.

04.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Jon Griffith and Will Sim make alpine-style first ascent of NW Face of Mt Deborah in Alaska

British alpinists Jon Griffith and Will Sim have made the first ascent of Bad to the Bone, the first route to climb the NW Face of Mt Deborah in Alaska.

23.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Scottish winter climbing begins

The winter climbing season in Scotland has begun with three noteworthy ascent: the first winter ascent of Boggle of Beinn Eighe by Martin Moran and Robin Thomas and the first repeats of Tomahawk Crack on Ben Nevis (Will Sim and Andy Inglis) and Culloden on Creag an Dubh Loch (Guy Robertson and Greg Boswell).

13.02.2014 by Tito Arosio in Alpinism

BMC International Winter Meet 2014, the report by Tito Arosio

Tito Arosio from Italy reports about the BMC International Winter Climbing Meet that took place in Scotland from 26 January to 2 February 2014.

22.01.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

New winter climbs in Scotland

On 11 January four new routes were added to Creag an Dubh Loch in Scotland by Nick Bullock, Greg Boswell, Callum Johnson, Uisdean Hawthorn, Simon Richardson, Guy Robertson, Will Sim and Iain Small.

31.01.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Don't die of Ignorance, first repeat on Ben Nevis by Boswell and Dunn

On 29/01/2012 Greg Boswell and James Dunn made the coveted second ascent of Don't die of Ignorance, XI,11, Ben Nevis, Scotland.

25.10.2011 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Patagonia, Cerro Standhart and Cerro Piergiorgio

The video filmed by Jonathan Griffith of his ascent of Cerro Standhart and Cerro Piergiorgio in Patagonia.

Denali South Face ski descent video

Video of Andreas Fransson and his historic first ski descent of the South Face of Denali, Alaska.

18.08.2011 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Alaska, Denali - Cassin Ridge video

Video by Jonathan Griffith of his fast Cassin Ridge ascent up Denali in Alaska together with Will Sim.

08.06.2011 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Denali, South Face first ski descent and fast Cassin Ridge ascent

Swedish skier Andreas Fransson has carried out the first ski descent of the South Face of Denali (6197m), while British alpinists Jonathan Griffith and Will Sim have sped up the Cassin ridge in 14 hours 40 minutes.

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