Climbing Talks

Climbing lectures and motivational talks. info@vidalsilvia.com Projeccions d’escalada i xerrades motivacionals. Conferencias de escalada y charlas motivacionales. 

The experience of living on a wall for weeks, being alone, and with no means of communication.

Trailers and information; Espiadimonis (Serranía Avalancha, Chile), Naufragi (Kailash Parbat, India), Life is lilac (Shipton Spire, Pakistan) and Entre Boires (Huascaran North, Peru).

ESPIADIMONIS

Presentation which combines photographic images, videos and background music, with live comments.
Duration: 50 minutes.

A solo ascent in the Chilean Patagonia.
Espiadimonis” (1,500 meters, A4/6b) in the Serranía Avalancha (Chile).

An approach and return through the Valdivian forest.
The wall emerges from a lake and it was necessary to use an inflatable boat to cross it.

Two months being alone in the area, with no means of communication or weather forecast. 32 days living on the wall, often in spectacular waterfalls.

NAUFRAGI

DVD presentation which combines photographic images, videos and background music, with live comments.
Duration: 50 minutes.

A solo ascent in the Himalayas.
A new route “Naufragi“, Shipwreck in Catalan, (1,050 meters, A4+) in the Kinnaur valley (Himachal Pradesh, India).
Accomplished during the monsoon season.

A journey through India with 5 haulbags in search of a virgin wall.
No information, just a photo found on the internet.
Not just a climbing adventure but a journey of discovery.

25 days living on the wall, with no means of communication, alone.

An interesting experience!

LIFE IS LILAC

DVD presentation which combines photographic images with videos, background music and live comments.
Duration: 45 minutes.

A solo ascent of the N.E. face of Shipton Spire (Karakorum, Pakistan).
To the top of the N.E. pillar at 5,300 meters altitude.
Life is Lilac” A4+ / 6a, 870 meters climbed with the first 200 meters fixed.
Lilac? Why not? Everything has a color.

The experience of spending 21 days hanging on the wall, alone, with no radio or telephone.
Carrying all the gear to the base of the climb, life on the glacier, twenty nights in a portaledge and the nature of the climbing. Some extreme aid pitches, some free climbing, and mixed climbing at the top of the wall.

Experiencing the silence, the solitude and the climbing, with all its technical “ingredients”, on a remote big wall

ENTRE BOIRES

DVD presentation which combines photographic images with videos, background music and live comments.
Duration: 45 minutes.

New route on the triangular east face of Huascaran North (6150m), Cordillera Blanca, Peru. With Youri Cappis.
The first route on this imposing virgin wall.
Entre Boires” (A3 / 6a+ / 80 º, 970 meters climbed).

The ascent was “solitary-accompanied” with the collaboration of Youri Cappis on various aspects of the climb.
The climb was affected by the altitude and the weather. Eighteen continuous days were spent on the wall after having fixed the first 200 meters.

An Andean Adventure!

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