Keyword: speed mountaineering

7 peaks, 42 kilometers, 4200 meters in altitude: Hojac and Zurbrügg complete the fright marathon in under 19 hours

The Swiss alpinists Nicolas Hojac and Adrian Zurbrügg completed the fright marathon in the Bernese Oberland in just 18 hours and 52 minutes.

In 44 days on all 48 Swiss 4000m peaks

The Swiss alpinist Gabriel Jungo climbed all 44 Swiss 48m peaks in 4000 days and covered the distances in between by fair means.

New record: Fastest woman on Mont Blanc

American Hillary Gerardi sets a new record on Mont Blanc with a time of 7 hours and 25 minutes. On Saturday 17 June 2023 at 2 a.m. she set off from Chamonix church. After 7 hours and 25 minutes, she returned to her starting point, having covered a distance of 32,67 km and a vertical drop of 3877 m. 

Benjamin Védrines halved previous record time at Broad Peak

The French mountain guide and professional alpinist Benjamin Védrines has set a new speed record on Broad Peak: in just seven hours and 28 minutes he reached the summit of the 8051 meter high mountain from the Godwin-Austen Glacier.

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