"The jury members this year unanimously identified with the spirit of exploring remote and rugged locations, of pioneering new routes in lightweight style, and in embracing a sense of commitment and teamwork. These are the essential attributes at the heart of the Piolets d'Or, and this is what alpinism is all about. The six climbs that have been nominated by the jury for the award this year are climbs that the jury themselves would be proud to have been a part of." said Greg Child.
Marginal conditions in the mountains this winter have led to uncertainty and difficult decision-making when planning journeys... Read more
13 year-old Leo Skinner from South Wales has ticked Butch Cassidy 8A at Dinas Rock, the day after his 13th birthday. Leo has been... Read more
The 23rd edition of the Piolets d'Or took place between Courmayeur and Chamonix on the 11th April, honouring the major feats... Read more
The 2015 Piolets d'Or prizes for alpinism have been announced prior to the main event which will be held in... Read more