The North Face Global Team athletes Hilaree O’Neill, Emilio Previtali, Guilia Monego and Johnny Collinson set out on March 8 to climb and ski the 6000m White Sail peak in Northern India’s Manikaran Valley. The following is a first hand account of their travels and adventures during their expedition. The idea looked simple on paper; [...] ...more
Himachal Pradesh. India. Helicopters. Himalayan powder. Soaring Peaks. It all sounds very romantic. That’s what India is, or at least, my notion of India; a combination of adventure, mayhem, mountains, colors, temples, incense. It had been over a decade since I’d last been to India, and like everything in life, things change- people change, places [...] ...more
The North Face® Athlete Hervè Barmasse returned from the expedition to Baintha Brakk (7,285m), also known as Ogre – in the Karakorum (Pakistan), after 48 days.
Although the tough weather conditions prevent The Expedition Team from summiting ‘Ogre’, on 28th July 2012 The North Face® Athlete Hervè Barmasse togheter with his team of Italian mountaineers, successfully completed three first ascents and a first ski descent, on peaks above 5500m , adding to their list of already impressive achievements. ...more
The North Face Speaker Series 2012 presents stories of men who found exploration just one step beyond their limit.
This year you will have the chance to meet Simone Moro, Conrad Anker and Herve Barmasse at 5 exclusive Premieres in one European tour. ...more
Considered as one of the most difficult peaks to climb in the world, with a climate similar to the North and South Poles, The North Face® Athlete and expedition leader Hervè Barmasse (ITA) will lead a team of Italian mountaineers, Daniele Bernasconi and Martin Peterlongo, to attempt Ogre from the challenging north. ...more
This film shows live the three climbing adventures: the left pillard of Brouillard, the South-East face of the Gnifetti Top and, finally, the Muzio Peak of the Cervino, where Hervé faces high risks and difficulties on his own. The three adventures are all exceptional for their locations, their long distances and for the spirit which characterizes them ...more