Category Archives: himalayas

May 24

HARDROCK 100 2020: CANCELLED DUE COVID-19, TWO YEARS IN A ROW AFTER 2019 SNOWFALLS

  The Hardrock 100 miles 2020 edition has been cancelled due the COVID-19 outbreak. After cancelling last year in 2019 due the snowfall, the ultra-distance race held in the San Juan mountains in Colorado which is one of the most famous ultras on the calendar has been obligated to cancel the event again. Due to […]

June 10

HARDROCK 100 2019 CANCELLED DUE TO HISTORIC SNOWFALL. Official communication.

  The Hardrock 100 miles 2019 edition has been cancelled due to historic snowfall. The ultra-distance race held in the San Juan mountains in Colorado is one of the most famous on the calendar . According to the organizers, the decision to cancel the 2019 run was based on a thorough and complete evaluation of […]

February 06

Kilian Jornet returns to competition: Skimo World Cup, then on to Grande Course´s Altitoy, Pierra Menta and Tour du Rutor.

  . Kilian Jornet returns to  competition three months after his shoulder surgery. He will participate in the Skimo World Cup  on February 8 and 9 in Sant Vincent, France, then go on to his main objective at the Grande Course where he will compete in three iconic events such as Pierra Menta, Tour de […]

November 22

Kilian Jornet and Emelie Forsberg document their Cho Oyu expedition on the short mountain film “Testing Ourselves”

. . Kilian Jornet and Emelie Forsberg launched yesterday the short film “Testing Ourselves”. The film narrates the express acclimatization process as followed by them during their last expedition to the Himalayas, where both tried to climb the Cho Oyu together, before Kilian went on to face his Everest ascent. In addition to the scientific […]

August 14

Kilian Jornet wins at Sierre Zinal for the fith time. Lucy Wambiu leads the women. Race report and results.

.   Spaniard Kilian Jornet and Kenyan Lucy Wambui won the 44th edition of the classic Sierre-Zinal, with 4,350 runners enrolled in the race. This mountain race is held in Switzerland over a a 31k/D+2,000m course that stands out for its history, atmosphere and big cash prizes. . Kilian achieved his fifth victory, after 2009, […]

July 16

Kilian Jornet wins HardRock 100 Miles for the fourth time. He overcame a dislocated arm and ran to victory for 60 miles with arm on a sling.

    . Kilian Jornet has won his fourth consecutive Hardrock 100 Miles (162k/D+10.375m). It’s the fourth time Jornet has won the ultra-distance event held in Colorado, USA, and he did so despite running with a dislocated shoulder from kilometre 21. Jornet completed the race in a time of 24h 32’. After an early fall […]

June 20

Kilian Jornet back to trail running: Race kick-off at Marathon Mont Blanc, then HardRock, Sierre-Zinal, UTMB, Glencoe and Ultrapirineu.

. Kilian Jornet will come back to trail running this weekend at Mont Blanc Marathon. From then on, he will be racing also at Hardrock, Sierre Zinal, Ultra Trail Mont Blanc, Glen Coe Skyline and Ultra Pirineu. His running calendar also includes some personal pet projects as the Bob Graham Round in the UK. Now, let us […]

May 22

Kilian Jornet climbs Mt Everest alone and unsupported: From Rongbuk Monastery (5.100m) to 8.848m summit and down to 6.500m camp. #oureverest

. . KILIAN JORNET HAS CLIMBED MOUNT EVEREST: He did so alone, in a single push from base camp at 5.100m and without oxygen or fixed ropes. Jornet reached the summit of the world’s highest mountain (8,484 m) as the final chapter  of his Summits of My Life project, and it sets a new “Fastest […]

May 21

Kilian Jornet takes on Everest: From Rongbuk Monastery (5.100m) to 8.848m summit and down non-stop. #oureverest

. Today May 21, Kilian Jornet is set to finish his personal project of climbing the north face of Everest. The mountaineer aims to set a new benchmark for the ascent and descent of the world’s highest mountain (8,848m) without oxygen. . The challenge is part of his Summits of My Life project which since […]

March 22

Kilian Jornet to take on Everest and UTMB again in 2017. Six trail races and personal projects fill his calendar.

. Kilian Jornet returns this summer to the Ultra Trail Mont Blanc and Everest. The spaniard has just made public his calendar for the coming months, whereas he will be combining mountain races, personal projects and the remaining challenge for his Summits of My Life project. As for trail running, he will racing at UTMB, […]