Category Archives: Expedition

Photos on Instagram and facebook

If you would like to see more photos, follow Philippe on Instagram and Facebook. Mont Blanc Massif, France (© P. Gatta)
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K2 expedition report and photos

As often, the conditions on K2 this year have been challenging and none of the 70+ climbers reached the top. Philippe came back Pakistan after 50 days of expedition and posted a full trip report with 37 photos, map and route description. Godwin Austin glacier and K2 (© A. Gatta)
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K2 Expedition (8,611m)

We should get our climbing permit in a day or so… and then leave for K2! Expedition news and photos will be posted on Philippe’s facebook page, just like the page if you would like to get them in your news feed. K2 8,611m (© P. Gatta) #‎crosscallmobile ‪#‎Grivel #Rab #adidaseyewear #mx3 ‪#‎sterlingrope #‎LedLenser ‪#‎evolv‬
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Great Himalaya Trail lecture

In September 2013, Philippe and Anna Gatta embarked on a hugely ambitious adventure – run the high route of the Great Himalaya Trail in Nepal. Philippe aimed to cover the high route in just 40 days, while Anna planned to join him for half of the distance. Great Himalaya Trail Motivational Speech
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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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New full screen photo gallery

I just made a new full screen photo gallery of Everest, Kangchenjunga, Makalu, Gasherbrum, Marathon des Sables, Gobi, Sahara, Jordan, Tour Mont Blanc, Atacama, Trail, rock climbing… Everest expedition (© P. Gatta)
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Makalu summit on Wider

Wider magazine posted a short story about Philippe and Mike Horn ascent of Makalu (8463m). Going down from the top of Makalu, 8463m (© P. Gatta)
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Makalu (8463m) summit

On May 19th, after 51 days of expedition, Philippe and Pasang Gombu reached the summit of Makalu (8463m, 27,766ft), in Nepal. Makalu is located in the Himalayas, 19km southeast of Mount Everest, on the border between Nepal and China and Makalu is the 5th highest mountain on Earth. Sunset on Lhotse and Everest seen from […]
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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)
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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 […]
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