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    Klemen Premrl and Aljaz Anderle climbing iceberg in Greenland
    20.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Klemen Premrl and Aljaz Anderle climbing iceberg in Greenland

    The video of the Slovenian alpinists Klemen Premrl and Aljaz Anderle climbing iceberg in Greenland.

    Chugimago West Face first ascent by Domen Kastelic and Sam Hennessey
    19.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Chugimago West Face first ascent by Domen Kastelic and Sam Hennessey

    On 11 - 12 October 2014 Domen Kastelic and Sam Hennessey made the first ascent of the West Face of Chugimago (Chukyima Go), 6259m, Nepal.

    Alpine climbs in China by Simon Gietl, Daniel Tavernini and Vittorio Messini
    19.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Alpine climbs in China by Simon Gietl, Daniel Tavernini and Vittorio Messini

    In October 2014 Simon Gietl, Daniel Tavernini and Vittorio Messini carried out a series of alpine ascents in the Minya Konka massif, Sichuan, China.

    Your Land by The North Face
    18.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Your Land by The North Face

    The video Your Land by The North Face that celebrates the most isolated, and least isolated places on this planet.

    Combe Maudite, two new ice and mixed climbs by Enrico Bonino & Co
    17.11.2014 by Enrico Bonino in Alpinism

    Combe Maudite, two new ice and mixed climbs by Enrico Bonino & Co

    On Combe Maudite, in the Mont Blanc massif, two new ice and mixed routes have been climbed, Saumons et Glacons (M5+ WI5 R, 500m, Enrico Bonino, Luca Breveglieri, Olivier Colaye) and An... ice surprise (M7, W15, A1+, III, 350m Enrico Bonino, Giulia Venturelli). Report by Enrico Bonino.

    Conrad Anker & Kris Erickson: Always above us
    14.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Conrad Anker & Kris Erickson: Always above us

    The short film of American alpinists Conrad Anker and Kris Erickson, the first ascent of Nutcracker in Hyalite Canyon, Montana, USA, and above all the memory of Alex Lowe and David Bridges who died on Shishapangma in 1999.

    The Plum, difficult new trad mixed route in Canada by Jon Walsh and Marc-Andre Leclerc
    12.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    The Plum, difficult new trad mixed route in Canada by Jon Walsh and Marc-Andre Leclerc

    On 08/11/2014 the Canadian climbers Marc-Andre Leclerc and Jon Walsh made the first ascent of The Plum (WI6 M7, 120m) at the Storm Creek Headwall, Kootenay National Park B.C.

    National Geographic People's Choice Adventurer of the Year
    12.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Books-press

    National Geographic People's Choice Adventurer of the Year

    From 07/11/2014 to 31/01/2015 you can cast your vote online for the National Geographic Adventurer of the Year 2014. Nominees include Tommy Caldwell, Kit DesLauriers, Will Gadd, Wasfia Nazreen and Ueli Steck.

    First Speedfly descent of Canalone Neri, Brenta Dolomites
    07.11.2014 by Luca Tamburini in Alpinism

    First Speedfly descent of Canalone Neri, Brenta Dolomites

    The report by Luca Tamburini who, together with Jacopo Pellizzari, made the first speedflying descent of Canalone Neri, Brenta Dolomites.

    Clean Climb, new route on Monte Nero by Giovanni Ghezzi and Demis Lorenzi
    05.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Clean Climb, new route on Monte Nero by Giovanni Ghezzi and Demis Lorenzi

    On 2 November 2014 Giovanni Ghezzi and Demis Lorenzi made the first ascent of Clean Climb (IV/M4+, 480m), a new mixed route up Monte Nero, Adamello – Presanella group, Italian Alps.

    Hagshu North Face first ascent by Ales Cesen, Luka Lindic and Marko Prezelj
    03.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Hagshu North Face first ascent by Ales Cesen, Luka Lindic and Marko Prezelj

    Between 29 and 30 September 2014, Slovenian alpinists Ales Cesen, Luka Lindic and Marko Prezelj made the first ascent of the North Face of Hagshu (ED, 70°-90°) in the Indian Himalayas.

    Desert Ice, Zion ice climbing film online
    31.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Desert Ice, Zion ice climbing film online

    The entire short film Desert Ice is now online. Directed by Keith Ladzinski of 3 Strings Productions, this documents Scott Adamson and Jesse Huey ice climbing in Zion National Park, USA.

    Nanga Parbat in winter, the Simone Moro and David Göttler attempt video
    30.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Nanga Parbat in winter, the Simone Moro and David Göttler attempt video

    The video of the attempt, carried out by Simone Moro and David Göttler, to climb Nanga Parbat (8125m) in winter.

    Cordillera Huayhuash, new routes in Peru for Carlo Cosi and Davide Cassol
    28.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Cordillera Huayhuash, new routes in Peru for Carlo Cosi and Davide Cassol

    Report by Carlo Cosi on three first ascents in the Cordillera Huayhuash in Peru: Laurpaq and La zuppa di Pio on the untouched NW face of Jurauraju 5330m and La Siesta del Bodacious on the SW face of Jurau.

    Hagshu NE Face: new Kishtwar climb by Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden
    24.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Hagshu NE Face: new Kishtwar climb by Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden

    British mountaineers Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden have made the first ascent of a new route up the unclimbed NE Face of Hagshu, Kishtwar, Himalaya.

    Emptiness
    22.10.2014 by Ivo Ferrari in Alpinism

    Emptiness

    La Grigna and the recollection of a friend, Marco Anghileri, impossible to forget. By Ivo Ferrari

    Miyar valley, first ascent of Lotus Tower SE Face
    22.10.2014 by Gediminas Simutis in Alpinism

    Miyar valley, first ascent of Lotus Tower SE Face

    In August 2014 an expedition comprised of the alpinists Cyrill Bösch, Elias Gmünder, Arunas Kamandulis and Gediminas Simutismade the first ascent of Splitter and Storm (500m, TD 6a), a new route up the unclimbed SE Face of Lotus Tower, Miyar Valley, India. The report by Gediminas Simutis.

     K2014-150 CAI - Zemu Exploratory Expedition
    21.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    K2014-150 CAI - Zemu Exploratory Expedition

    In spring 2014 the Italian K2014-150 CAI - Zemu Exploratory Expedition led by Alberto Peruffo explored the region to the south of Kanchenjunga.

    Kishtwar: three Himalayan first ascents by Siegrist, Senf and Abegglen
    17.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Kishtwar: three Himalayan first ascents by Siegrist, Senf and Abegglen

    In September 2014 Dres Abegglen, Thomas Senf and Stephan Siegrist made the first ascents of the peaks Shiepra 5885m and Kharagosa 5840m in the Kishtwar region of India's Himalaya. Furthermore, at the start of October the trio climbed a new route up Kishtwar Shivling, making what is believed to be only the mountains second ascent.

    Clean and Honest Mountaineering: Reality or Illusion? The conference at the Brixen IMS
    17.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Clean and Honest Mountaineering: Reality or Illusion? The conference at the Brixen IMS

    On Saturday 18 October 18 the International Mountain Summit at Brixen will hold the conference "Clean and Honest Mountaineering: Reality or Illusion?" Organised by the Master in Mountain Medicine and its director Dr. Luigi Festi, this conference will attempt to provide a definition to doping in the mountains and set guidelines that aims to raise awareness and increase safety in high altitude mountaineering.

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