FRI NIGHT VID: Kilian Jornet Speed Ascent Matterhornby Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor Aug/2013
This news story has been read 10,931 times
As discussed in the UKC Forums, Spanish mountain runner, climber and extreme skier Kilian Jornet has set a new speed record for climbing the matterhorn in Switzerland.
Kilian went up and down the mountain in just 2 hours and 52 mins, beating the previous record of 3 hours 14 mins.
Here is some footage of him on the way down...
As a special bonus, we are totally psyched to see this film about Babsi Zangerl, it looks amazing, here's the trailer:
Same Same But Different:
This week's Friday Night Video by Vertebrate Publishing features former British alpinist Simon McCartney talking about his... Read more
Alex Megos has made the fourth ascent of Chris Sharma's Dreamcatcher, 9a, at Squamish, Canada. Quite unexpectedly, he made the... Read more
In early May this year, Babsi Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher visited Dumbarton rock to experience hard Scottish trad climbing. It was... Read more
Babsi Zangerl has repeated Scotland's first E9, Dave MacLeod's Achemine, E9 6c, at Dumbarton Rock. Dave made the first... Read more