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    Video: Stefano Ghisolfi climbing La Capella (9b), Siurana
    18.02.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Video: Stefano Ghisolfi climbing La Capella (9b), Siurana

    The video of Stefano Ghisolfi redpointing La Capella, the 9b sports climb located at Siurana in Spain.

    Jim Bridwell, goodbye to legendary rock climber The Bird
    17.02.2018 di Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

    Jim Bridwell, goodbye to legendary rock climber The Bird

    Jim Bridwell has left us. Yesterday, February 16th 2018, one of the absolute legends of rock climbing and mountaineering, died aged 73.

    Adam Ondra and the world premiere of the film Silence at Riva del Garda
    14.02.2018 di Vinicio Stefanello in Events

    Adam Ondra and the world premiere of the film Silence at Riva del Garda

    On Friday 23 February at 21.00 at Riva del Garda, Italy, Adam Ondra and the Garda Trentino will present a unique event: the world premiers of Silence, the film directed by Bernardo Giménez that documents the road that led to the world’s first 9c. Ondra will be joined on stage by another climbing legend, Britain’s Jerry Moffatt.

    Adam Ondra / Interview after world's first 9a+ flash at St. Léger in France
    12.02.2018 di Planetmountain in Interviews

    Adam Ondra / Interview after world's first 9a+ flash at St. Léger in France

    Interview with Czech climber Adam Ondra after the historic world’s first 9a+ flash, on Super Crackinette at Saint-Léger du Ventoux climbed on 10 February 2018.

    Adam Ondra claims world’s first 9a+ flash at St. Léger
    11.02.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Adam Ondra claims world’s first 9a+ flash at St. Léger

    At Saint Léger in France Adam Ondra has made a flash ascent of Super Crackinette. This is the first time a 9a+ has successfully been flashed.

    12-year-old Oriane Bertone boulders 8B+
    10.02.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    12-year-old Oriane Bertone boulders 8B+

    Oriane Bertone, the 12-year-old climber from France’s Réunion Island, has climbed Golden Shadow in Rocklands, South Africa. In doing so she has become the youngest person to climb an 8B+ boulder problem.

    Giuliano Cameroni climbs IUR, one of Cresciano's best boulder problems
    07.02.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Giuliano Cameroni climbs IUR, one of Cresciano's best boulder problems

    Swiss boulderer Giuliano Cameroni has made the first ascent of a series of quality boulder problems in the Ticino region of Switzerland. One of the highlights is IUR, a 8B+ described as one of the best in Cresciano.

    Adam Ondra climbs two 9a+ at Charmey and St Léger
    06.02.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Adam Ondra climbs two 9a+ at Charmey and St Léger

    At Charmey in Switzerland Adam Ondra has repeated Meiose, indicating 9a+ instead of the 9b grade suggested by first ascentionist Pirmin Bertle, while at Saint Léger du Ventoux in France the 25-year-old Czech climber has free yet another 9a+.

    The Nanga Parbat rescue
    31.01.2018 di Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

    The Nanga Parbat rescue

    The rescue of Elisabeth Revol on Nanga Parbat by Denis Urubko, Adam Bielecki, Jarek Botor and Piotr Tomala, and the greatness of all rescuers and those who do not hesitate to help those in need.

    Patagonia, Matteo Della Bordella and Luca Schiera establish Maracaibo up Cerro Pollone

    Patagonia, Matteo Della Bordella and Luca Schiera establish Maracaibo up Cerro Pollone

    On the NW Face of Cerro Pollone in Patagonia, Matteo Della Bordella and Luca Schiera established Maracaibo, a new rock climb 300 meters high graded 7a/C1.

    Goodbye Miss Elizabeth Hawley, legendary chronicler of Himalayan expeditions
    26.01.2018 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Goodbye Miss Elizabeth Hawley, legendary chronicler of Himalayan expeditions

    Miss Elizabeth Hawley has passed away at the age of 95. The American journalist was recognised as a legendary chronicler of mountaineering expeditions to the Himalaya.

    Civetta Solleder - Lettenbauer, the French winter ascent video
    23.01.2018 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Civetta Solleder - Lettenbauer, the French winter ascent video

    Winter mountaineering video: the winter ascent carried out by French alpinists Max Bonniot, Léo Billon and Benjamin Védrines of the historic Solleder - Lettenbauer up the NW Face of Civetta (Dolomites).

    Cerro Adela Sur, new Romanian variation by Capusan, Zolt in Patagonia
    23.01.2018 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Cerro Adela Sur, new Romanian variation by Capusan, Zolt in Patagonia

    Romanian mountaineers Vlad Capusan and Török Zolt have added a new variation to Filo Este on Cerro Adela Sur in Patagonia. The logical new line was climbed in 34 hours.

    Final '68, crowdfunding campaign ends in just one week
    22.01.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Final '68, crowdfunding campaign ends in just one week

    The crowdfunding campaign for Final ’68, the project that aims to document the exploratory phase of the Pietra del Finale between the years 1968 and 1975, will come to an end in seven days time.

    Hyaena, the Andrea Gallo testpiece at Finale, Italy
    19.01.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Hyaena, the Andrea Gallo testpiece at Finale, Italy

    The video of Jakob Schubert climbing Hyaena at the crag Monte Sordo at Finale Ligure, Italy

    Climbing in Sardinia / New sector at Cala Usai, Villasimius
    18.01.2018 di Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

    Climbing in Sardinia / New sector at Cala Usai, Villasimius

    A climbing video by Sara Oviglia and the information about Piazzetta Sottovento, a new sector at the splendid crag Cala Usai at Villasimìus in Southern Sardinia.

    Giorgia Tesio completes first female ascent of Hyaena at Finale
    17.01.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Giorgia Tesio completes first female ascent of Hyaena at Finale

    At the crag Monte Sordo in Finale Ligure, Italy, Giorgia Tesio made the first female ascent of Hyaena. First climbed in 1986 by Andrea Gallo, this sport climb has remained a reference point for top end sport climbing.

    Jakob Schubert flashes 8B+ boulder Catalan Witness the Fitness
    14.01.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Jakob Schubert flashes 8B+ boulder Catalan Witness the Fitness

    27-year-old Austrian climber Jakob Schubert has flashed the 8B+ boulder problem Catalan Witness the Fitness at Cova de Ocell in Spain.

    Stefano Ghisolfi repeats La Capella at Siurana, his fourth 9b
    12.01.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Stefano Ghisolfi repeats La Capella at Siurana, his fourth 9b

    At the Spanish crag Siurana Stefano Ghisolfi has pulled off the second ascent of the 9b sports climb La Capella, freed by Adam Ondra in 2011. This is the 24-year-old Italian’s fourth climb of this difficulty.

    Climbing video: Charlotte Durif & Josh Larson discover Greece and Serbia
    11.01.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Climbing video: Charlotte Durif & Josh Larson discover Greece and Serbia

    Two climbing videos documenting the 'A World Less Traveled’ trip of climbers Charlotte Durif and Josh Larson as they discover the lesser-known climbing areas of 18 countries sprinkled across 6 continents.

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