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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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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 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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