New selection camp for Pangaea Expeditions
June 12 marked the beginning of a new selection camp in Chateau d'Oex, Switzerland. Sixteen young people from around the world gathered for a 10-day camp where they competed for places on an expedition to Nunavut, Canada scheduled for August 2011.
Philippe Ribiere rewarded with bronze at the first IFSC PARACLIMBING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP in Arco (IT)
July 2011, the first Paraclimbing World Championship is included in the program of the Climbing World Championship actually in progress at Arco (It). This new event gathers for the first time ever disabled climbers form 15 countries for the world champion title. The climbers are split up in different categories depending on their level of disability.
- blind and reduced vision (three categories depending on level of vision)
- amputee – leg
- amputee – arm
I am right now in Slovenia, in Kamnik. It is midnight, in the room, my favorite song from Lhasa who sing a song called "My Name".I am here now during 3 months and I am a bit high. In fact, I am quiet satisfy to be here for many reasons, I feel like in the laboratory where I found solutions who help me to grew up. I am like a ghost who is here like a spectator of his life. I walk step by step that i could call : Evolution/Revolution.
Pangaea North Pole Expedition: News From Mike Horn and the Young Explorers
On May 4, 2011, the Young Explorers along with the rest of Mike Horn's team landed at their point of departure for their journey to the North Pole. For the first few days the weather was mild, which allowed everyone to gradually get used to this new environment they would be immersed in for more than 15 days.
Vibram Natural Games June 23 to 26 2011 in Millau (Aveyron), FranceFor the fourth edition the Vibram Natural Games (NG) move to a new spot.
Close to the wild water stadium, the "Maladrerie" plaza will host the best of climbing, kayaking, MTB freestyle and enduro, slacklining and paragliding. Faithfull to the original concept of the Petzl RocTrip the Natural Games will gather all the outdoor sport fanatics for great shows, contests and concerts.
The Traverse of the Gods
Or the God Of all Traverses? I’m not the fittest of
climbers, but it’s not often that I turn up at a cliff and only manage one
route before crawling off exhausted! But the mega traverse at Craig-y-Longridge
is way longer than the average route!
The Quarry Man
The Quarry Man
This route is the stuff of legends! And climbed by the
legend Johnny Dawes. Blasted into fame in the film Stone Monkey with a Zappa
sound track that elevated the route above every other in the quarries. Even the
simple name blatantly indicates that this isn’t just another slab or wall. This
is THE masterpiece, climbing out from the biggest hole via the biggest