Pangaea : selection of young people for the expedition to PakistanThe YEP (Young Explorers Program) participants have just been chosen for the “Pakistan Pangaea” expedition, the 5th of a series of 12 expeditions over 5 continents, from 2008 to 2012.
With his PANGAEA program, Mike Horn’s objective is to encourage the respect of the environment and to actively help clean the planet in order to protect it : a challenge for the future generations!
Winners of the Piolets d'OrThe greatest climbers met together last month for the 18th edition of the Piolets d’Or in Chamonix. This key event in terms of alpinism focused on the encounter between the new and the older generation. The chosen projects complied with the ethics of the Piolets d'Or described in the Piolets d’Or charter.
Melloblocco 2010: up to the challengeAs expected, boulderers from all over Europe converged on Melloblocco in Italy the weekend of May 6-9. This was a bet not to be taken lightly, considering the atrocious weather forecast... But boulderers are the persevering type and Melloblocco's favorable microclimate saved the weekend. Perseverance rewarded
RiglosThere is list of thing climbers should do (in my opinion), and it's a
long list. Climb in Yosemite, sport climb in Spain
and Ceuse, stuff in Verdon and Pembroke, go to Stanage. Treck in Nepal,
do some stuff in the Alps; it goes on. But multi
pitching in Riglos is something I have been meaning to do for a long