The Piolet d'Or Lifetime Achievement Award - after Walter Bonatti, Reinhold Messner, Doug Scott, Robert Paragot and Kurt Diemberger - went to American alpinist John Roskelley. Born in 1948, he undertook a series of great climbs in the 1970's and '80's such as Nanda Devi, Great Trango Tower, K2 and Makalu.

A ricevere il Piolet d'Or alla carriera - dopo Walter Bonatti, Reinhold Messner, Doug Scott, Robert Paragot e Kurt Diemberger - è stato assegnato all'alpinista statunitense John Roskelley, classe 1948, autore di grandi imprese negli anni '70 e '80 sul Nanda Devi, sulla Grande Torre di Trango, sul K2, sul Makalu, solo per citare le più conosciute.

Video by Vinicio Stefanello ( & Francesco Mansutti for the Piolets d'Or 2014. Courmayeur, Chamonix - Mont Blanc.

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