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September 21st, 2014   |   Mountaineering

The movie "On a marché sur l'Everest" is out !

The two French mountaineers François Damilano and Sophie Lavaud recently came back from the roof of the world. They climbed 8850 meters to get to the Everest through the north spine last spring. This great adventure was the opportunity to collect about 30 hours of live footage and now is the time to share it with you.

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September 10th, 2014   |   Mountaineering

Beyond Good and Evil, the teaser is out !

Beyond The Good and Evil is a major reference among alpinists. The northern face of the Aiguille des Pèlerins totalizes 600 meters of pure vertical climbing which makes 14 pitches. More than 20 years after the two American alpinists Mark Twight and Andy Parkin, opened this route, two French alpinists decided to follow the same path. Marion Poitevin and Sébastien Ratel will tackle this mythical rock and try to understand their philosophy. This very philosophy is rooted within one of Nietzsche’s quotes “In the house of pain we were chained together searching for our truth, beyond good and evil…”

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August 25th, 2014   |   Climbing - Mountaineering

Andres Marin: climbing trip to Peru

Hanging at 16,200 feet camp on a rest day, enjoying the view and taking in all the beauty the mountain has to offer, I realize once again what an amazing place I'm in.

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June 16th, 2014   |   Climbing - Mountaineering

Andres Marin, Millet technical advisor: “I had a fantastic season this spring in the central Alaska range.”

“After guiding two trips on the Ruth Glacier and Root Canal. I flew back with my good friend Clint Helander to go and explore the East Fork of the Kahiltna Glacier where we were in search of 1,500 meter alpine walls.”

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June 14th, 2014   |   Mountaineering

Opening of the refuge of Leschaux… and first helicopter flight for Marion Poitevin!

“Phone call from Chloé Laget, the new guard of Leschaux refuge, at the foot of the “Grandes Jorasses”: -What are going to do on Monday? Do you want to flight in helicopter? -Of course! What is the price? -We have to tidy 800 kg of food and gas, clear the snow to find the source and go back to Montenvers. And it is cool if you come because I am the only woman for the moment!” It is the last argument that motivated me. And the helicopter flight of course…”

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May 29th, 2014   |   Mountaineering

Andrew Councell tells us his season as guide in Canada !

Millet technical advisor, Andrew Councell is a mountaineer lover of the mountain, well, lover of Mountains! After climbing, skiing and guiding in many places in the world, Andrew, settled down in Canada during this winter. He tells us.

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