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November 26th, 2014   |   Mountaineering

The french movie « On a marché sur l’Everest » is in the newspapers!

As a reminder, “On a marché sur l’Everest” is a movie realized by François Damilano, a French director and mountaineer. The movie is focused on Sophie Lavaud’s ascension of the Everest (a Swiss amateur alpinist). The expedition raised interest among journalists and the famous French nation-wide paper “Libération” decided to cover it.

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November 19th, 2014   |   Mountaineering

Seb Ratel enjoys the last routes before winter comes

Seb Ratel and Julien Ravanello recently climbed two of the nicest routes in the Mont-Blanc range. “Polonaise” in the Grandes Jorasses and “Gogna – Cerruti” in the Cervin. These routes are quite challenging; they demand technical skills and a lot of commitment. All that with a total of 1800m of elevation gain… Brace yourselves!

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November 14th, 2014   |   Events - Mountaineering

Beyond The Good and Evil, the inauguration with Andy Parkin!

The Outside shop and Millet have organized a celebration in Hathersage, UK, for the launching of Bertrand Delapierre’s movie: "Andy Parkin Lecture" (that refers to the Chamonix route “Beyond The Good & Evil”). Some special guests were here to celebrate with us. Mitch Paccalet, our special envoy, shares his journey in Peak District, the UK climber’s paradise.

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November 10th, 2014   |   Events - Expeditions

The Gore-Tex Experience Tour

The Gore-Tex Experience Tour is a challenge offering to follow in the footsteps of Lucy Walker, the first women to climb Balmhorn, a 3698m Swiss summit. If you feel you are up to the challenge, the race starts the 15th of June 2015 and applications are open already…

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November 4th, 2014   |   Climbing

Alexia Zuberer - Go with the granite's flow

Alexia Zuberer just came back from a road trip in California for some climbing. The talented Swiss alpinist brought home some nice pictures and she shares with us her journey... With a touch of poetry!

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October 21st, 2014   |   Expeditions

82 4000, Share the dream

The 82 4000 Association started from a simple observation. It is not possible for all of us to access mountain activities. Two friends who loved mountaineering, Hugues and Raphael, have reached the same conclusion: Not everybody can “afford” this. The two friends felt concerned about this disparity and decided to do something about it.

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