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Monarch Mountain, 3572 m – Game of Thrones (Coast Mountain range)

Description: First ascent of the South-West Pillar and first route on the South-West Face of Monarch Mountain.
Rating: ED2, 5.10a, 1540 m climbing distance, 1250 m vertical elevation, 32 pitches + 400 m moving together
Style: Trad/Clean, Alpine style


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Monarch Mountain, 3572 m – West Face (Coast Mountain range)

Description: 5th repeat of the West Face route on Monarch Mountain.
Rating: D+, 5.10a, up to 42°, 1500 m climbing distance, 1100 m vertical elevation
Style: Trad/Clean, Alpine style


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Sugar Loaf, 2600 m – South Ridge (Coast Mountain range)

Description: First ascent of Sugar Loaf, also first route on the South Ridge.
Rating: PD+, 5.3, 1400 m climbing distance
Style: Alpine style

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Page Mountain Extender, 2625 m – North Ridge (Coast Mountain range)

Description: First traverse from North Col on the North Ridge.
Rating: PD, 5.4, 1000 m climbing distance
Style: Alpine style


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Iceland


Kaldakinn – Halli Gully (Skjálfandi)

Description: First ascent of the icefall in the sector Girnd.
Rating: E III/WI 5, 120 m, 2 pitches



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Haukadalur – Brasilian Gully (Haukadalsvatn)

Description: Repeat of the icefall in the sector Skálagil.
Rating: E IV/WI 5+, 60 m, 2 pitches



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Brynjudalsvegur – Without a guide (Hvalfjörður)

Description: First repeat of the icefall at Brynjudalur.
Rating: E II/WI 3, 100 m, 2 pitches



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Breiðabólsstaður – Knattrfjall (Snæfellsnes)

Description: First ascent of the icefall at Breiðabólsstaður.
Rating: E I/WI 3, 45 m, 2 pitches



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Norway


Hemsedal – Vøllokula

Description: Repeat of the icefall at Grøndalen.
Rating: E III/WI 5, 90 m, 2 pitches



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Lærdal – Seltunfossen

Description: Repeat of the icefall South of Seltungård.
Rating: E III/WI 4+/5, 250 m, 8 pitches



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Lærdal – Ljøsnefossen

Description: Repeat of the icefall South of Ljøsne.
Rating: E III/WI 4, 150 m 4 pitches



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Namibia


Knusperhaus – Pumpspur (Tiras Mountains)

Description: First ascent of the route on the Knusperhaus South Face.
Rating: 7a, 28 m, 2 pitches
Style: Trad/Clean, Sport Climbing


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Italy


Pointe Louise Amédée, 4460 m – Perfect Storm (Mont Blanc range)

Description: First ascent of the most direct lines to the summit of Pointe Louise Amédée with extension over the Brouillard Ridge up to Mont Blanc.
Rating: ED1, 6a+, 860 m climbing distance, 700 m vertical elevation
Style: Trad/Clean, Alpine style

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Grandes Jorasses, 4208 m – Diamond Ridge (Mont Blanc range)

Description: First ascent of one of the longest routes in the Alps on the Tronchey Wall of Grandes Jorasses.
Rating: TD, 5c/A0, 2500 m climbing distance, 1600 m vertical elevation
Style: Trad/Clean, Alpine style



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France


Tour Noir, 3837 m – South-West Ridge (Mont Blanc range)

Description: Probably the first ascent of the South-West Ridge.
Rating: AD, 400 m climbing distance, 300 m vertical elevation
Style: Trad/Clean, Alpine style


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Pain de Sucre – A bigger Bang (Les Perrons)

Description: Repeat of the route on Pain de Sucre.
Rating: 7a (6c obl.), 420 m, 10 pitches
Style: Plaisir, Alpine Sport Climbing


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Pointe Vouilloz – Bada Bing (Les Perrons)

Description: Repeat of the route on Pointe Vouilloz.
Rating: 6c+ (6c obl.), 340 m, 8 pitches
Style: Plaisir, Alpine Sport Climbing


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Pointe Vouilloz – Squatteurs de Lune (Les Perrons)

Description: Repeat of the route on Pointe Vouilloz.
Rating: 6b (6b obl.), 370 m, 9 pitches
Style: Plaisir, Alpine Sport Climbing


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Austria


Kleiner Widderstein – Erleuchtung (Kleinwalsertal)

Description: Ground up installation and first ascent of the route on the secondary of Kleiner Widderstein.
Rating: UIAA 7–, 250 m, 6 pitches
Style: Plaisir, Alpine Sport Climbing

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Switzerland


Uf Beesten, 2623 m – Via Bärbel (Gruebenkessel)

Description: First ascent of the route on P2623.
Rating: 5b, 45 m, 2 pitches
Style: Trad/Clean, Alpine Sport Climbing


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Uf Beesten, 2623 m – An die Freunde (Gruebenkessel)

Description: First repeat of the route on P2623.
Rating: 5c+, 60 m, 3 pitches
Style: Trad/Clean, Alpine Sport Climbing


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