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  • 29.04.2017  Totem Pole Tasmania highline

    Totem Pole Tasmania highline

    The video of Lukas Irmler walking across a highline above the Totem Pole in Tasmania.

  • 28.04.2017 Anna Stöhr: a Dream Day Climbing at Magic Wood

    Anna Stöhr: a Dream Day Climbing at Magic Wood

    Austrian climber Anna Stöhr has sent two extremely difficult boulder problems on the same day, New Base Line 8B+ and Steppenwolf 8B at Magic Wood, Switzerland.

  • 27.04.2017 Ronnie Dickson’s inspirational climbing

    Ronnie Dickson’s inspirational climbing

    In April 2015 the American paraclimber Ronnie Dickson managed to send the 7C+ boulder problem Resident Evil at Joe's Valley, USA, nine years after having his lower leg amputated. This is his inspirational story, in a film by Alton Richardson and Jordan Shipman.

  • 27.04.2017 Arco Rock Star: Giovanni Danieli wins the 2017 photo contest

    Arco Rock Star: Giovanni Danieli wins the 2017 photo contest

    The second edition of Arco Rock Star, the photography competition that takes place annually during the Adventure Awards Days Festival, was won on Sunday 23 April by pro photographer Giovanni Danieli. Alex Buisse took second place while Federico Ravassard took third. The Open category was won by Graziano Galvagni.

     Totem Pole Tasmania highline
    29.04.2017 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Totem Pole Tasmania highline

    The video of Lukas Irmler walking across a highline above the Totem Pole in Tasmania.

    Anna Stöhr: a Dream Day Climbing at Magic Wood
    28.04.2017 di Nicholas Hobley in Climbing

    Anna Stöhr: a Dream Day Climbing at Magic Wood

    Austrian climber Anna Stöhr has sent two extremely difficult boulder problems on the same day, New Base Line 8B+ and Steppenwolf 8B at Magic Wood, Switzerland.

    Ronnie Dickson’s inspirational climbing
    27.04.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Ronnie Dickson’s inspirational climbing

    In April 2015 the American paraclimber Ronnie Dickson managed to send the 7C+ boulder problem Resident Evil at Joe's Valley, USA, nine years after having his lower leg amputated. This is his inspirational story, in a film by Alton Richardson and Jordan Shipman.

    Arco Rock Star: Giovanni Danieli wins the 2017 photo contest
    27.04.2017 di Planetmountain in Events

    Arco Rock Star: Giovanni Danieli wins the 2017 photo contest

    The second edition of Arco Rock Star, the photography competition that takes place annually during the Adventure Awards Days Festival, was won on Sunday 23 April by pro photographer Giovanni Danieli. Alex Buisse took second place while Federico Ravassard took third. The Open category was won by Graziano Galvagni.

    Video: Nina Williams climbing Ambrosia at Buttermilks
    26.04.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Video: Nina Williams climbing Ambrosia at Buttermilks

    The video of Nina Williams making the first female ascent of the famous highball boulder problem Ambrosia at Buttermilks, Bishop, USA.

    Sport climbing... not only Adam Ondra!
    25.04.2017 di Nicholas Hobley in Climbing

    Sport climbing... not only Adam Ondra!

    The latest sport climbing news concerning not only Adam Ondra, who at San Rocchino close to Camaiore in Italy made the first ascent of Naturalmente 9a+, but also Klemen Bečan, Felipe Camargo, Sasha Di Giulian, Matty Hong, Anna Liina Laitinen, Alexander Megos, Silvio Reffo, Angelina Scarth-Johnson, Laura Rogora, Jonathan Siegrist, Domen Škofic, Stephan Vogt and Barbara Zangerl.

    Climbing World Cup 2017: Boulder & Speed live in China
    23.04.2017 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Climbing World Cup 2017: Boulder & Speed live in China

    The second stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2017 is currently taking place at Chongqing in China. This Asian stage also hosts the first leg of the Speed World Cup 2017.

    Adam Ondra repeats Lapsus at Andonno, second 9b in two days
    21.04.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Adam Ondra repeats Lapsus at Andonno, second 9b in two days

    Czech climber Adam Ondra has made the first repeat of Lapsus, the 9b sport climb freed by Stefano Ghisolfi at Andonno, Italy. This is Ondra’s second 9b in just two days, after his first ascent of Queen Line at Laghel (Arco). Ondra ended the day in style by making a second-go redpoint of a 9a at the crag Castelbianco.

    Cengia Giradili, the panoramic new crag in Sardinia
    20.04.2017 di Richard Felderer in Climbing

    Cengia Giradili, the panoramic new crag in Sardinia

    Richard Felderer introduces the new crag Cengia Giradili at the foot of famous Punta Giradili close to Baunei in Sardinia. 22 new routes from 5b to 8b in a spectacularly beautiful setting.

    Voluntarily recall Trango Vergo belay devices batch numbers 16159 and 16195
    19.04.2017 di Trango in Climbing

    Voluntarily recall Trango Vergo belay devices batch numbers 16159 and 16195

    As of 14/04/2017 Trango has elected to voluntarily recall all Vergo belay devices in batch numbers 16159 and 16195 that were sold after 1 October 2016.

    Adam Ondra frees Queen line, first 9b sport climb at Arco
    19.04.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Adam Ondra frees Queen line, first 9b sport climb at Arco

    Yesterday at Laghel close to Arco (Italy) the Czech climber Adam Ondra made the first ascent of Queen Line, the first sport climb in the area to be graded 9b.

    Sport climbing at Lula, the new crag in Sardinia
    18.04.2017 di Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

    Sport climbing at Lula, the new crag in Sardinia

    Maurizio Oviglia introduces the new crag Coa ‘e Littu at Lula in Barbagia, the mountainous region of central Sardinia.

    Cerro Mariposa and the Patagonian adventure of Luca Schiera and Paolo Marazzi
    17.04.2017 di Luca Schiera in Alpinism

    Cerro Mariposa and the Patagonian adventure of Luca Schiera and Paolo Marazzi

    On 15 and 16 March 2017 Luca Schiera and Paolo Marazzi made the first ascent of Produci consuma crepa, a new 900m rock climb with difficulties up to 6c A2, on the NE Face of Cerro Mariposa, Rio Turbio valley, Patagonia. Luca Schiera reports

    Franco Cookson discovers Nothing Lasts at Sandy Crag
    16.04.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Franco Cookson discovers Nothing Lasts at Sandy Crag

    British climber Franco Cookson has made what is likely to be one of the most difficult and dangerous trad climbs in the UK with his first ascent of Nothing Lasts at Sandy Crag in Northumberland.

     Pizzeria / Beautiful Sport Climbing At Arco
    14.04.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Pizzeria / Beautiful Sport Climbing At Arco

    Pizzeria at Dro close to Arco is a beautiful but difficult sport climbing crag in the Sarca Valley, with 14 routes from 6c+ to 8a.

    Gondo Crack climbed trad by Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl
    14.04.2017 di Planetmountain in Interviews

    Gondo Crack climbed trad by Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl

    Interview with Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl after the first free ascent of Gondo Crack at the crag Cippo in Switzerland. The duo freed the route as an 8c sport climb and then did without the bolts and climbed the route with nuts and friends to produce one of the toughest trad cracks in the world.

    Alizée Dufraisse sends Estado critico 9a at Siurana in Spain
    13.04.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Alizée Dufraisse sends Estado critico 9a at Siurana in Spain

    At Siurana in Spain French climber Alizée Dufraisse has redpointed Estado critico, the famous sport climb graded 9a.

    Matterhorn North Face / Alexander Huber, Dani Arnold, Thomas Senf forge new climb
    13.04.2017 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Matterhorn North Face / Alexander Huber, Dani Arnold, Thomas Senf forge new climb

    Mountaineering on the Matterhorn: from 15 - 16 March Alexander Huber from Germany and Switzerland’s Dani Arnold and Thomas Senf climbed a new route up the legendary North Face of one of the symbols of the Alps. The new climb is called Schweizernase and shares the start of the Gogna-Cerruti route before continuing directly up through the enormous overhangs on the upper section of the face.

    Climbing World Cup live streaming remains free of charge
    12.04.2017 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Climbing World Cup live streaming remains free of charge

    The IFSC, the International Federation of Sport Climbing, has just announced that the Climbing World Cup will be streamed free of charge.

    Open Letter from the IFSC Athletes Commission against end to free livestream
    12.04.2017 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Open Letter from the IFSC Athletes Commission against end to free livestream

    We have received and publish an Open Letter from the IFSC Athletes Commission, the body that provides a channel for communication between athletes and the IFSC Board, following the shock decision of the International Federation of Sport Climbing to put an end to free livestreaming of its climbing competitions.

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