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  • 27.08.2014  Rock Master Festival 2014: a great climbing show at Arco

    Rock Master Festival 2014: a great climbing show at Arco

    The Rock Master Festival 2014 kicks off on Thursday 28 August with an intense four day line-up: Lead, Boulder, Paraclimbing Cup, Speed World Cup and the Arco Rock Legends Award. The Festival then continues from 4 - 7 September with the Rock Junior competition and the IFSC European Youth Bouldering Championships.

  • 27.08.2014 Africa Fusion, Alex Honnold and Hazel Findlay in South Africa

    Africa Fusion, Alex Honnold and Hazel Findlay in South Africa

    The video of Alex Honnold and Hazel Findlay and their climbing trip to South Africa.

  • 26.08.2014 Angela Eiter boulders 8B at Rocklands in South Africa

    Angela Eiter boulders 8B at Rocklands in South Africa

    Austrian climber Angela Eiter has repeated Fragile steps FB8B at Rocklands, South Africa

  • 25.08.2014 Brenta Base Camp #2 - two new routes up Punta Jolanda

    Brenta Base Camp #2 - two new routes up Punta Jolanda

    The report by Alessandro Beber and Alessandro Baù about two new rock climbs on Punta Jolanda: Prua degli Onironauti (250m, VII) and Badanti al seguito (220m, VIII), established on 04/08/2014 together with Matteo Baù, Fabrizio Dellai, Matteo Faletti and Claudia Mario. The second report of the Brenta Base Camp, the small 'expedition' into the the heart of the Brenta Dolomites during the Discover Brenta Dolomites event to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first traverse of this massif.

     Rock Master Festival 2014: a great climbing show at Arco
    27.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Rock Master Festival 2014: a great climbing show at Arco

    The Rock Master Festival 2014 kicks off on Thursday 28 August with an intense four day line-up: Lead, Boulder, Paraclimbing Cup, Speed World Cup and the Arco Rock Legends Award. The Festival then continues from 4 - 7 September with the Rock Junior competition and the IFSC European Youth Bouldering Championships.

    Africa Fusion, Alex Honnold and Hazel Findlay in South Africa
    27.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Africa Fusion, Alex Honnold and Hazel Findlay in South Africa

    The video of Alex Honnold and Hazel Findlay and their climbing trip to South Africa.

    Angela Eiter boulders 8B at Rocklands in South Africa
    26.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Angela Eiter boulders 8B at Rocklands in South Africa

    Austrian climber Angela Eiter has repeated Fragile steps FB8B at Rocklands, South Africa

    Brenta Base Camp #2 - two new routes up Punta Jolanda
    25.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Brenta Base Camp #2 - two new routes up Punta Jolanda

    The report by Alessandro Beber and Alessandro Baù about two new rock climbs on Punta Jolanda: Prua degli Onironauti (250m, VII) and Badanti al seguito (220m, VIII), established on 04/08/2014 together with Matteo Baù, Fabrizio Dellai, Matteo Faletti and Claudia Mario. The second report of the Brenta Base Camp, the small 'expedition' into the the heart of the Brenta Dolomites during the Discover Brenta Dolomites event to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first traverse of this massif.

    Gran Sasso Paretone. By Ivo Ferrari
    25.08.2014 by Ivo Ferrari in Alpinism

    Gran Sasso Paretone. By Ivo Ferrari

    The journey with Ivo Ferrari up the route Diretta Alessandri on Terzo Pilastro, Paretone del Gran Sasso, first ascended by Domenico Alessandri, Roberto Furi and Carlo Leone on 21 July 1968.

    Stefano Ghisolfi, first 9a+ with Le moustache qui fâche
    25.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Stefano Ghisolfi, first 9a+ with Le moustache qui fâche

    At Entraygues in France Stefano Ghisolfi has climbed Le moustache qui fâche, his first 9a+.

    Adam Ondra and Juliane Wurm Bouldering World Champions!
    23.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Adam Ondra and Juliane Wurm Bouldering World Champions!

    This evening in Munich, Germany, Adam Ondra and Juliane Wurm won the Bouldering World Championship 2014. Silver was won by Jernej Kruder and Alex Puccio, while bronze went to Jan Hojer and Akiyo Noguchi.

    Bouldering World Championship 2014: the decisive day
    23.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Bouldering World Championship 2014: the decisive day

    The Bouldering World Championship 2014 enters the decisive rounds in Munich today. At 11.00am the Semifinals, at 18:30 the finals, all in live streaming.

    Shark's Tooth, new climb in Greenland by Della Bordella, Schüpbach and Ledergerber
    22.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Shark's Tooth, new climb in Greenland by Della Bordella, Schüpbach and Ledergerber

    Matteo Della Bordella, Silvan Schüpbach and Christian Ledergerber have made the first ascent of The Great Shark Hunt, a new route up the Shark's Tooth in Greenland.

    Johanna Ernst climbs Wallstreet in the Frankenjura
    22.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Johanna Ernst climbs Wallstreet in the Frankenjura

    On 11/08/2014 Austrian climber Johanna Ernst repeated Wallstreet 8c in the Frankenjura, Germany.

    Alex Honnold and the Relativity Of Risk
    21.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Alex Honnold and the Relativity Of Risk

    The video of Alex Honnold talking about his climbing without a rope and the relativity of risk

    Destination Flatanger and the Hanshelleren cave for Silvio Reffo
    21.08.2014 by Silvio Reffo in Climbing

    Destination Flatanger and the Hanshelleren cave for Silvio Reffo

    Italian climber Silvio Reffo talks about his climbing trip to Flatanger and the Hanshelleren cave in Norway, where he managed to repeat Odin's eye, 8c+.

    Difficult new trad climb in South Wales by Tom Randall
    21.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Difficult new trad climb in South Wales by Tom Randall

    British climber Tom Randall has made the first ascent of Dina Crac, E9 7a at Dinas Rock in South Wales.

    Bouldering World Championships 2014 kicks off in Munich
    20.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Bouldering World Championships 2014 kicks off in Munich

    The 2014 Bouldering World Championship starts in Munich, Germany tomorrow. The men's Qualification takes place on Thursday, the Women's Qualification on Friday while the Semifinals and Finals take place on Saturday.

    Electric Funeral, new route in Canada's Bugaboos by Jon Walsh and Michelle Kadatz
    20.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Electric Funeral, new route in Canada's Bugaboos by Jon Walsh and Michelle Kadatz

    Jon Walsh and Michelle Kadatz have made the first ascent of Electric Funeral (300m, 5.11+) on the Wide Awake Tower, Bugaboos, Canada.

    Diretta Consiglio: sun, sky, rock and the Gran Sasso d'Italia. By Ivo Ferrari
    20.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Diretta Consiglio: sun, sky, rock and the Gran Sasso d'Italia. By Ivo Ferrari

    Ivo Ferrari climbs 'La Diretta Consiglio' up the Gran Sasso. A day spent between the rocks and the sky, reliving the beauty of the climb.

    Niccolò Ceria and the Red Rocks video
    19.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Niccolò Ceria and the Red Rocks video

    The video of Niccolò Ceria climbing at Red Rocks, USA.

    Climbers rise to the Ice Bucket Challenge
    19.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Climbers rise to the Ice Bucket Challenge

    Climbers such as Sean McColl, Sasha DiGiulian and Edu Marin have accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge, the campaign aimed at raising awareness and funds for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

    Climbing at Würzjoch - Passo delle Erbe in the Dolomites
    19.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Climbing at Würzjoch - Passo delle Erbe in the Dolomites

    The sports crag Würzjoch - Passo delle Erbe, at the base of the gigantic Peitlerkofel (Sass de Putia) in the Dolomites. Part 5 of the series 'Crags for each season' published together with Vertical-Life.info.

    Roger Schäli and the film Loslassen, let go
    18.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Books-press

    Roger Schäli and the film Loslassen, let go

    The entire version of Loslassen, let go is now online. This film recounts the ascent of Arwa Spire (6193m) in India together with Simon Gietl, but also talks about the human relationships.

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