Tuesday, 24 September 2019

les Piolets d'Or 2019

The purpose of the Piolets d'O awards is to raise awareness about the years greatest mountaineering ascents across the world. They are a celebration of a sense of partnership and solidarity, of shared experiences, and reward individual or collective achievement. the celebration was held  at the XXIV Festival Gorski, Ladek-Zdroj, Poland  Saturday 21 September 2019. Thanks to Maciek Solowski, Reneta Wcislo and Piotr Trybalski and team for a well organised and wonderful festival.

After the recognition ceremony, presenters and award winners 

One of the many after dinner parties. Tatjana Raich, Sandy Allan, ?,Christion Trommsdorf, VitusAUer, ?

Conrad Anker, David lamas parents and presenter Sandy Allan

The Auer family and  presenter Christain Trommsdorf

Krzysztof Wieliki with his PIolet d'Or Carrier 2019
Ales Sesen, Luka Strazar with presenter Andrez Stremfelj for their first ascent of a variation route on the north ridge of Latok 1. Tom Livingston the third member of their climbing team was absent as he is currently on another expedition in Pakistan. 

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