At the end of January, Line van den Berg from the Netherlands and Fay Manners from the UK climbed Phantom Direct in a single push in 31 hours. With this undertaking, they not only secure the first women-only ascent of the route, also known as the 'Via in memoria di Gianni Comino'. They are probably only the fourth rope team to have successfully repeated this route from 1985.
The French alpinist has managed a spectacular ascent on the north face of the Grandes Jorasses. He is the first to succeed in winter ascent of the demanding mixed route Rolling Stones through the north face of the Grandes Jorasses - single-handedly.
In an exclusive conversation with Roger Schäli, we talk about the North6 project and his future plans.
With 1 hour and 43 minutes, Dani Arnold sets a new best time on the Petit Dru north face.
Last Friday, the Italian alpinist Matteo Pasquetto was killed in a fall in the Grandes Jorasses area.
At the end of July, the Swiss professional mountaineer Dani Arnold climbed the Walker pillar (4208 meters) in the Mont Blanc massif via the Cassin route in 2:04 hours (LACRUX reported). With his most recent ascent ...
The Swiss professional mountaineer Dani Arnold sets a new record time on the north face of the Grandes Jorasses. The 34-year-old climbs the Walkerpfeiler (4208 meters) in the Mont-Blanc massif ...