Nicolas Favresse informs us that he, Sean Villanueva, Olivier Favresse, Stephane Hanssens and Silvia Vidal have won the 2009 Golden Piton Award for Best Big Wall AScent.
"I am super happy to inform you that the famous American Magazine "Climbing"
is giving us the "Golden Piton Award" for the best big wall ascent of the year. They chose our ascent of Mont Asgard in Baffin Island as the most outstanding of the year 2009! Check out their explanation.
The whole team is extremely flattered by this great recognition on the international scale.
Beside that I would like to inform you that there is a full article of our expedition in Baffin Island in the last edition of the Spanish magazine "Desnivel" and an interview with me in the Spanish magazine Campo Base. Plus Sean and Steph made it to the Cover!
Earlier the Film of our expedition "Asgard Jamming" was voted best by the public at the Mendi film festival in the Basque country.
Please note that, a series of presentations of our film "Asgard Jamming will start this week. Click here for all the dates and info."