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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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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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