Asolo is pleased to support “Les Piolets d’Or 2014”, the event that has been awarding for more than twenty years the best ascents by the toughest climbers in the world. The happening, now in its 22nd edition, will be held in the worldwide capitals of mountaineering: Courmayeur and Chamonix-Mont Blanc from March 26th to March 29th 2014.
During the three-day event, exciting meetings and mountain-focused debates will crown in the awards ceremony.
Five are the “nominees” that have been selected by the jury chaired by George Lowe and composed by the Italian mountaineer and writer Erri De Luca and by Denis Urubko, Catherine Destivelle, Sungmuk Lim and Karin Steinbach; they will be given the difficult task of establishing the winners of the craved praise.
This year, the traditional “Piolet D’or Carrière”, lifetime achievement award named after Walter Bonatti, will be attributed to the American mountaineer John Roskelley, author of beautiful and impressive ascents characterized by a fast lightweight in total respect of the mountain.
Asolo , leading company in the production and marketing of special footwear for mountaineering and outdoor activities is proud to support the industry’s most prestigious event. The appointment is planned from 26th to 29th March in Chamonix, at the foot of Mont Blanc to lead off a new and exciting edition of “Les Piolets d’Or”.