MAREK HOLEČEK ACHIEVES SUCCESS WITH "SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL," THE FIRST ASCENT OF NEPAL'S SURA PEAK NORTHWEST FACE
Story | On May 23, Marek Holeček and his partner Matěj Bernát became the first to conquer Sura Peak's northwest wall, a six-thousander in Nepal. The Czech duo accomplished this feat in four days, adopting an alpine style without bottled oxygen, Sherpa assistance, fixed ropes, or established high camps. Their route spanned an impressive 1500 meters, featuring sections with a 90-degree incline, earning it the name "Simply Beautiful." They estimated the difficulty of the route to be M6.
July 10, 2023
Media Note | In October 2022, the Swiss professional alpinists and Mammut athletes Stephan Siegrist and Jonas Schild succeeded, together with their rope partner Andy Schnarf, in making the first ascent of the "Kirti-Nose" (4950 m. above sea level). The pillar “Kirti-Nose”, named by the alpinists, is located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. The 350-meter route of difficulty 7b / A3 leading to the peak is called "Between two Parties".
November 11, 2022
Press release | Two Swiss alpinists Nicolas Hojac and Adrian Zurbrügg set a new record on July 12th, 2022. It took them 13 hours and 8 minutes to climb the Swiss Skyline route Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau in the Bernese Oberland. The two Bernese beat the previous record set by Ueli Steck by 3 hours and 2 minutes.
July 14, 2022
Press release | Adam Ondra is the newest member of the climbing team led by Swiss mountain sports brand Mammut Sports Group AG (“Mammut”). With Ondra, Mammut is adding another top athlete to its climbing team – strengthening its position in the climbing industry.
February 1, 2022
Press release | Record-breaking project successfully completed after 10 years
September 9, 2021