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  • 22.07.2017 Stolby trad climbing festival in Siberia

    Stolby trad climbing festival in Siberia

    The video of the trad climbing festival in the Stolby National Park in Siberia.

  • 20.07.2017 Cima Scotoni Dolomites Direttissima climbed by Nicola Tondini

    Cima Scotoni Dolomites Direttissima climbed by Nicola Tondini

    The report by XMountain mountain guide Nicola Tondini about his first ascent of ‘Non abbiate paura di sognare’ up the SW Face of Cima Scotoni in the Italian dolomites. Established with different partners the route tackles difficulties up to X (8b) (obligatory IX-, 7b+) and checks in as one of the most difficult multi-pitch climbs in the Dolomites.

  • 19.07.2017 Steve House, looking back on the Denali Slovak Direct

    Steve House, looking back on the Denali Slovak Direct

    17 years after his ground-breaking ascent, American alpinist Steve House looks back on the extremely fast repeat of the Slovak Direct up the South Face of Denali (Alaska), climbed with Mark Twight and Scott Backes in 60 hours non-stop.

  • 18.07.2017 Chris Sharma Pont d'Arc Deep Water Solo trailer

    Chris Sharma Pont d'Arc Deep Water Solo trailer

    The trailer of American climber Chris Sharma on the extremely high Deep Water Solo climb on the Pont d’Arc arch in Ardèche, France.

    Stolby trad climbing festival in Siberia
    22.07.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Stolby trad climbing festival in Siberia

    The video of the trad climbing festival in the Stolby National Park in Siberia.

    Cima Scotoni Dolomites Direttissima climbed by Nicola Tondini
    20.07.2017 di Nicola Tondini in Alpinism

    Cima Scotoni Dolomites Direttissima climbed by Nicola Tondini

    The report by XMountain mountain guide Nicola Tondini about his first ascent of ‘Non abbiate paura di sognare’ up the SW Face of Cima Scotoni in the Italian dolomites. Established with different partners the route tackles difficulties up to X (8b) (obligatory IX-, 7b+) and checks in as one of the most difficult multi-pitch climbs in the Dolomites.

    Steve House, looking back on the Denali Slovak Direct
    19.07.2017 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Steve House, looking back on the Denali Slovak Direct

    17 years after his ground-breaking ascent, American alpinist Steve House looks back on the extremely fast repeat of the Slovak Direct up the South Face of Denali (Alaska), climbed with Mark Twight and Scott Backes in 60 hours non-stop.

    Chris Sharma Pont d'Arc Deep Water Solo trailer
    18.07.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Chris Sharma Pont d'Arc Deep Water Solo trailer

    The trailer of American climber Chris Sharma on the extremely high Deep Water Solo climb on the Pont d’Arc arch in Ardèche, France.

    The Most Beautiful Photos of the Campitello European Climbing Championship by Ralf Brunel
    18.07.2017 di Ralf Brunel in Competitions

    The Most Beautiful Photos of the Campitello European Climbing Championship by Ralf Brunel

    The 70 best photos of the European Lead Climbing Championships 2017 at Campitello di Fassa taken by talented climber and photographer Ralf Brunel, the only Ladin athlete to have taken part in a Rock Master competition at Arco, back in 1997, won by François Legrand ahead of Cristian Brenna.

    Niccolò Ceria, 5 star boulder problems at Fontainebleau
    18.07.2017 di Niccolò Ceria in Climbing

    Niccolò Ceria, 5 star boulder problems at Fontainebleau

    Some of the best, but also most secluded boulder problems at Fontainebleau in France introduced by Italy’s Niccolò Ceria in this report and video after a month bouldering and climbing on his own last spring in the forest on the outskirts of Paris.

    Punta Argennas, new climb in Sardinia
    17.07.2017 di Richard Felderer in Climbing

    Punta Argennas, new climb in Sardinia

    Climbing in Sardinia: Richard Felderer introduces Falco, a new multi-pitch sport climb up foPunta Argennas recently established by Czech climbers Jan Kares and Jaro Ovcacek.

    Charles Albert climbs Monkey Wedding 8C barefoot at Rocklands
    16.07.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Charles Albert climbs Monkey Wedding 8C barefoot at Rocklands

    The video of French climber Charles Albert repeating the 8C boulder problem Monkey Wedding at Rocklands barefoot. Alexander Megos repeated this 2002 Fred Nicole test piece in just 30 minutes.

     Hansjörg Auer climbs June Afternoon, difficult new Ötztal multi-pitch
    15.07.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Hansjörg Auer climbs June Afternoon, difficult new Ötztal multi-pitch

    On Nösslachwand in the Ötztal, Tyrol, Austria, Hansjörg Auer climbing together with Thomas Scheiber has made the first free ascent of 'June Afternoon', a new multi-pitch sports climb with difficulties up to 8b/+.

    Lead World Cup 2017: Marcello Bombardi and Janja Garnbret win in Chamonix
    14.07.2017 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Lead World Cup 2017: Marcello Bombardi and Janja Garnbret win in Chamonix

    The second stage of the Lead World Cup 2017 was won last night at Chamonix by Marcello Bombardi from Italy and Janja Garnbret from Slovenia.

    Chamonix Lead World Cup live streaming
    13.07.2017 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Chamonix Lead World Cup live streaming

    Live streaming from Chamonix of the second stage of the Lead Climbing World Cup 2017. The finals begin at 20:50.

    Ines Papert, Luca Lindič, Joseph Pfnür, Paul McSorley climb new trad in South Africa
    13.07.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Ines Papert, Luca Lindič, Joseph Pfnür, Paul McSorley climb new trad in South Africa

    In June Ines Papert, Joseph Pfnür, Luka Lindič and Paul McSorley made the fist ascent of Ruby Supernova, a new 520m high trad climb with difficulties up to ED1 7b+ (VI 5.12c) on Slanghoek Peak, Du Toits Kloof Mountains, South Africa

    Michael Wohlleben frees Parzival 8b on Westliche Dreifaltigkeit
    12.07.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Michael Wohlleben frees Parzival 8b on Westliche Dreifaltigkeit

    In Switzerland’s Alpsteingebirge Germany’s Michael Wohlleben, climbing with Markus Hutter, has made the first free ascent of Parzival (8b, 150m) up the splendid limestone formation Westliche Dreifaltigkeit.

    Janja Garnbret and Romain Desgranges win at Villars in Switzerland
    11.07.2017 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Janja Garnbret and Romain Desgranges win at Villars in Switzerland

    The first stage of the Lead World Cup 2017 was won on Saturday 8 July by Janja Garnbret and Romain Desgranges. The third stage of the Speed World Cup was won the previous evening by Anouck Jaubert and Reza Alipourshenazandifar.

    Difficult Pembroke trad climbing by Zangerl, Larcher & Co
    10.07.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Difficult Pembroke trad climbing by Zangerl, Larcher & Co

    Barbara Zangerl, Lara Neumeier, Roland Hemetzberger and Jacopo Larcher have repeated numerous difficult trad climbs during their climbing trip to Pembroke in Wales, including The Big Issue E9 6c and Muy Caliente E9/E10.

    Lead World Cup 2017 gets underway in Villars, Switzerland
    08.07.2017 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Lead World Cup 2017 gets underway in Villars, Switzerland

    The Lead Climbing World Cup 2017 got underway in Villars, Switzerland, yesterday. Live streaming today at 10.00 am today of the Semifinal, at 20.00 the finals.

    Jorg Verhoeven, Katharina Saurwein and the Dihedral Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite
    07.07.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Jorg Verhoeven, Katharina Saurwein and the Dihedral Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite

    Big wall climbing video: Jorg Verhoeven and Katharina Saurwein and their November 2016 repeat of the Dihedral Wall (5.14a / 8b+) and Final Frontier 5.13b (8a) up El Capitan in Yosemite, USA.

    Dreamtime at Cresciano, the boulder problem by Fred Nicole between dream and reality
    06.07.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Dreamtime at Cresciano, the boulder problem by Fred Nicole between dream and reality

    The Classics | Boulder continues with the third episode dedicated to Dreamtime at Cresciano in Switzerland. Germany's Jan Hojer and Juliane Wurm take a step back in time and explore this problem established in 2000 by Fred Nicole and hailed as the world's first 8C.

    Gross Wellhorn, new alpine climbs by Silvan Schüpbach in Bernese Oberland
    06.07.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Gross Wellhorn, new alpine climbs by Silvan Schüpbach in Bernese Oberland

    On the North Pillar of Gross Wellhorn (Bernese Oberland, Switzerland) Silvan Schüpbach with the help of various climbing partners established two difficult multi-pitch alpine climbs, Adrenlinchiubi (7c max 7b obligatory, 250m) and Röck u Zöpf (7c max 7b obligatory, 230m).

    Climbing video: Oliana Good Times 2017 by Chris Sharma
    05.07.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Climbing video: Oliana Good Times 2017 by Chris Sharma

    Chris Sharma's homage to Oliana (Contrafort de Rumbau, Spain) one of the most popular and important high end sports climbing crags in the world.

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