February 24th, 2015   |   Mountaineering

Girls don’t want to be « guided » anymore!

Marion Poitevin, our climber and High Mountain guide shares with us a nice experience within the Female Mountaineering Group:

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January 12th, 2015   |   Mountaineering

Michel Piola's "Passion d'Ouverture"

Michel Piola is among the most respected and influential first-ascender and route equipper of his era. Even more since he has entered the climbing and mountaineering history with over 1500 first-ascents and counting. Today Michel Piola releases the movie “Passion d’Ouverture”, which will show highlights of his life as a first-ascender and equipper evolving in magnificent sceneries… But I’ll leave you to Michel Piola for some details.

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December 9th, 2014   |   Mountaineering

Jordi Corominas first ascent of the Chekigo!

Jordi Corominas (Millet Spain), opened a new route in the south face of Chekigo, Nepal, accompanied by Manu Córdova and Jonatan Larrañaga. They managed to complete their 1 200 meters first ascent in 22 hours nonstop. The Spanish trio tells the story.

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December 5th, 2014   |   Mountaineering

Made in Spain mountaineering!

Mikel Zabalza is part of the Millet Spain team and he recently made history in mountaineering. The Spanish Mountain & Climbing Federation has awarded Mikel with the prize of the best mountaineer for the opening of “2t”, located in the south face of the Paiju, Karakoram, Pakistan. It is fair to say that this achievement echoed in all the climbers and mountaineers’ communities.

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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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