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F-Rally, alpinrunning back to Rally’s source in Catalonia

THE CATALAN MOUNTAIN FEDERATION RECOVERS MOUNTAIN RALLIES WITH THE PILOT EDITION OF THE F-RALLY, IN VALLS D’ÀNEU The Catalan Mountain Federation (FEEC) has decided to recover mountain rallies a decade after the last one was celebrated and introducing important innovations. Valls d’Àneu will be the location for the F-Rally, the name given to the pilot

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Julien Irilli Speed solo paragliding

Julien Irilli, born in Annecy (France) realized a proliferated summer in tha alps. In two months time he leave his marks on the North wall of the Jorasses and Matterhorn and the Supercouloir in Mont Blanc de Tacul, climbing (really fast) in solo and paragliding the descents. Julien is a polyvalent athlete, climbing and paragliding guide, He

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Arnau Julia run all 3000 summits of Catalonia

Arnau Julia, Catalan ultra runner join all the 3000m summits of Catalonian Pyrenees on 29h: Mulleres, Comaliforno, Bessiberri Sud,  Bessiberri Nord, Punta Alta, Sotllo, Montcalm, Verdaguer, Pica d’Estats, Gabarro and Pic Rodo. 120km, 12.000m elevation, Here the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9EPcZ3AGVc&feature=youtu.be And more info about the project: http://www.reto3000.es

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California 14er speed record (62h3m)

Font: http://drdirtbag.wordpress.com/2012/08/04/california-14er-speed-record-62h3m/ ROUTE The route has four legs: South Lake to Red Lake, Cottonwood Lakes to Shepherd Pass, White Mountain, and Mount Shasta. The first Sierra leg covers the northern peaks, from Thunderbolt to Split, while the second covers the southern ones, from Langley to Tyndall. I believe my route is close to optimal for

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Traversée du Belldonne

Traversée du Belldonne par Pierre Gignoux: font: http://s296355242.onlinehome.fr/News/tu-vas-jusquou-ou-le-recit-dune-traversee-de-belledonne-improvisee/ 5h30 Chamrousse : pas d’idée précise du circuit du jour juste l’envie d’aller faire une bambée dans Belledonne. J’oriente mes spatules vers la croix de Chamrousse. La piste est dure, m’obligeant à sortir les crampons, qui peut m’expliquer pourquoi les dameuses font ces vaguelettes au lieu d’une surface lisse ?

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How to Climb and Belay Alone a Multipitch Route

FONT: http://fcorpet.free.fr/Denis/Solo-En.html Mountain is hazardous. Rock climbing is dangerous. Climbing alone is even more dangerous (e.g., Serious Accident. I use to climb integral solo without belaying, with two gold rules : being able to climb-down every step, and no objective hazard (no stones falling, solid rock). 2008 I decided to test auto-belaying. To climb harder

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DODO TRAVERSES TATRAS MOUNTAINS IN 72-HOUR PUSH

Wednesday, January 23, 2014 Black Diamond athlete Dodo Kopolod traverses 72 km Tatras ridgeline and summits 130 peaks in a non-stop 72-hour solo effort. “Tatra mountains. Western, High and Belianske. They are connected by 72 km long ridge. 134 peaks and spires create bold and logical line. Traversing the ridge is a serious undertaking. If

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Nil Cardona y Gerard Vila encadenan los corredores de Cambres d’Aze en 1h51

Los esquiadores del Team Millet de esquí de montaña, residentes en la localidad francesa de Font-Romeu, tienen el circo de Cambre d’Aze como lugar frecuente de entrenamiento. La mayoría de sus sesiones se desarrollan en esta zona, por lo que su conocimiento del terreno ha facilitado la rápida progresión de la actividad. “Llevamos meses estudiando

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Kilian Jornet Burgada in Innominata

On 18 September Spanish ski mountaineer and sky runner Kilian Jornet Burgada ascended from Courmayeur to the summit of Mont Blanc via the famous Innominata Ridge (1000m, D+, V+, 60º) in 6 hours and 17 minutes. The Spaniard then raced down to Chamonix in a total time of 8 hours 42 minutes. VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=4021515290675 Setting

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