Lhotse (8516m) Expedition

At the end of the week, Philippe will leave for his Lhotse (8516m) Expedition. We will post news and photos on hisfacebook page.

Lhotse (© J. Griffith)
Lhotse (© J. Griffith)

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Trail running in Patagonia Video

We have posted a video of our Trail running trip around Torres del Paine and Fitz Roy in Patagonia.

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Allain-Leininger route on North face of Petit Dru

Last Wednesday, Alex Chabot and I left Les Grands-Montets at 9:30am to climb the Allain-Leininger route in the North face of Petit Dru (3,733m).

Allain-Leininger route in the North face of Petit Dru (© P. Gatta)
Allain-Leininger route in the North face of Petit Dru (© P. Gatta)

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Triangle du Tacul : Goulotte Chéré

After a stormy night, Anna and Philippe went to the Triangle du Tacul to climb the super classic Goulotte Chéré in Mont Blanc Massif.

Philippe in the Goulotte Chéré (© A. Gatta)
Philippe in the Goulotte Chéré (© A. Gatta)

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Les Houches – Mont Blanc winter attempt

On March 13, Philippe left Les Houches (1,000m) at 4:30am, hoping to climb Mont Blanc non-stop and get back down to Les Houches in the evening. The weather was clear, the temperatures not too low but there was a lot a snow and 60km/h wind above 4,000m.

Mont Blanc route from Les Houches (© P. Gatta)
Mont Blanc route from Les Houches (© P. Gatta)

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4 Deserts: Sahara Race Jordan, story and photos

Two weeks ago Philippe was in Jordan to participate to the Sahara Race 2014. This 250 km, 7 days, self-supported race crosses 4 deserts from the Wadi Rum to Petra. Here is the story and 29 photos of the Sahara Race 2014.

Sahara Race 2014 in Jordan (© P. Gatta)
Sahara Race 2014 in Jordan (© P. Gatta)

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Great Himalaya Trail: story, photos and video

In September 2013, Philippe and Anna Gatta embarked on an ambitious adventure – to run the high route of the Great Himalaya Trail in Nepal. They ran 1,200km across Nepal in 34 days. The Great Himalaya Trail. web page has been updated with 40 photos, the GHT video and a summary of this adventure.

Philippe on top of Island Peak (© P. Gatta)
Philippe on top of Island Peak (© P. Gatta)

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GHT on Wider magazine

Wider magazine has published a 10-pages story about the Great Himalaya Trail (GHT) in issue #15.

GHT In Wider #15 (© P. Gatta)
GHT In Wider #15 (© P. Gatta)

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Trail running around Fitz Roy

After our trail running around Torres del Paine we left for El Chalten, our “base camp” until the end of our Patagonia trip. El Chalten is a small town at walking distance from the Cerro Torre and Fitzroy. #adventurelist

Aguja Poincennot and Cerro Fitz Roy, Patagonia (© P. Gatta)
Aguja Poincennot and Cerro Fitz Roy, Patagonia (© P. Gatta)

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Trail running around Torres del Paine

Anna, Guillaume, Yannick, Jeremie and I started our Patagonian adventure at El Calafate (Argentina). From there we took a bus down to Torres Del Paine National Park in Chile. We ran on the full Circuit and the W trail of Torres Del Paine. Here is a summary of these amazing 4 days. #adventurelist

Torres del Paine, Patagonia (© P. Gatta)
Torres del Paine, Patagonia (© P. Gatta)

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