Monthly Archives: September 2014

4 Deserts: Madagascar race, story and photos

We have just posted report with 27 photos of the the Madagascar Race 2014. The Madagascar Race is a 250 km (155 miles) running race which is part of 4 Deserts Roving Race series. The 2014 edition started in the north of Madagascar, close to the city of Antsiranana and went South – Soutwest to […]
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Climbing: Maladiere – Indiana Jaune

I had a fun yesterday climbing with Dakota Jones in La Maladiere. We did Indiana Jaune (TD+, 6b+, 270m), a pretty amazing limestone route. La Maladiere, Indiana Jaune (blue) and Noli Me Tangere in red (right), Tropiques rappels (left) (© P. Gatta)
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Alpinism: Aiguille du Peigne – Le Maillon Manquant

After have climbed Cache Cache yesterday, Pascal and I went to the SW Face of gendarme rouge of Aiguille du Peigne (3078m) to climb Le Maillon Manquant a 400m route graded ED-, 6b+/A0. I must say that after the amazing pitches of Cache Cache, I was a bit disapointed by Le Maillon Manquant. There are […]
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Alpinism: Pointe Adolphe Rey – Cache Cache

Just a week ago I was in Madagascar finishing the last stage of a 250 km race and today I spent an great day climbing in Mont Blanc Massif, so different and so fun! Pascal and I climbed Cache Cache in Pointe Adolphe Rey (3,535m), another fantastic route. The route is 250m high and graded […]
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Great Himalaya Trail video

In September 2013, Anna and Philippe left the small village of Simikot in the Western Nepal, aiming to run the high route of the Great Himalaya Trail in less than 40 days. It is the equivalent of 40 marathons in 40 days with 15 passes over 5,000 meters and two over 6,000m. This home-made film […]
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