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Kilian Jornet to attempt speed record on Everest

28th July 2016 | 0 comments

After breaking records on mountains around the world, Kilian Jornet, in the final part of his ‘Summits of my Life’ project will be attempting to establish the record for ascending Everest, by a little-used route on the north face of the peak.   The expedition is to take place in August and September and will be undertaken in alpine-style, the purest and most …

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New Matterhorn speed record

27th August 2013 | 0 comments

Spanish mountain runner Kilian Jornet has recently set a new speed record for the ascent and descent of the Matterhorn. The 25-year-old completed a round trip of the 4476m peak in just 2hrs, 52mins, 2secs –  knocking 22 minutes off the previous record.  Setting off from the village of Cervinia in the Valle d’Aosta region of northwest Italy, Jornet climbed …