Two major opening routes in Peru by the GMHM
The members of the GMHM (Groupe Militaire de Haute Montagne) return from Peruvian Andes where they took the challenge to open the Est face, yet unknown, of Siula Grande (6344m) and also the North face of Puscanturpa Este (5442m) both located in Huayhuash Moutain Range. The expedition seemed to be a perilous task, with the main objective of opening technical walls in high-altitude.
F.Damilano and S.Lavaud, THEY DID IT!
The date of May 25th 2014 will be definitely set in their memory. Perched at 8850 meters, Sophie and François won’t forget this unique adventure. Tiredness, cold and jet-streams won’t get the better of their determination. They are happy, happy to be gone as far… far until the roof of the world…
A.Bletton and the GMHM at their base camp
Antoine Bletton, Millet technical advisor and member of the High Mountain Military Group (GMHM) is currently in Nepal with four members of GHMH to do the ascent of the Shishapangma. High point at 8027 meters, the Shishapangma is the fourth highest summit of the world.
2014 MXP laureates are known!
The last 18th April, jury composed of professionals of mountains, named and selected, 2014 Millet Expedition Project’s laureates. An important passport to realize your expedition dream… This year, six expeditions had the famous door opener. Emotion and shivers, this year the 2014 MXP will fantasize us!
The public elected expedition
During three weeks the operation « expedition of the public » has been started up. The aim ? To vote for your favorite expedition, the one that you want to become true. Among fourteen expeditions, you were a lot to vote pour the expedition « First ascent of the Nanga Parbat in winter ». With more than 600 votes, Mahmoud, Iraj and Reza have chances to go to Pakistan, to face the wind and the cold to reach the summit of Nanga Parbat.
Inlandsis 2014, Groenland: week -3
There is now almost two years that Frederic Blond and Sandro D’Aloia prepared their expedition to Greenland. At three weeks from the departure to Kangerlussuaq, village located at the west side of the island, the check-list is completed and our two explorers are good and ready. “Our determination, our wish, our engagement always stayed strong to complete successfully this preparation” said Frédéric. Have a look on the “Inlandsis 2014” expedition, 2013 laureate of the Millet Expedition Project’s grant.