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  • 17.04.2015 Heart and muscles: Mont Blanc on foot and by bike

    Heart and muscles: Mont Blanc on foot and by bike

    From Padua, close to Venice, all the way to the summit of Mont Blanc: a bicycle ride that culminated on the summit of the symbol of mountaineering. A great adventure experienced at just the right speed which, three summers down the line, still lives on in the memories of the young cyclists and alpinists: Giovanni Zaccaria, Claudio Gavagnin, Giuseppe Frizziero, Francesco Facco. The report by Giovanni Zaccaria.

  • 17.04.2015 Alexander Feichter repeats Underground at Massone, Arco

    Alexander Feichter repeats Underground at Massone, Arco

    On 21/03/2015 Alexander Feichter redpointed the classic 9a sport climbing test Underground 9a at Massone, Arco, Italy.

  • 16.04.2015 Kalymnos rebolting program approved

    Kalymnos rebolting program approved

    An EU funded rebolting program has been approved to rebolt circa 250 sport climbs on the Greek island of Kalymnos.

  • 16.04.2015 Varazze BluBloc 2015, the bouldering meeting in Liguria

    Varazze BluBloc 2015, the bouldering meeting in Liguria

    The second Varazze BluBloc boulder meeting takes place at Varazze (Savona, Liguria, Italy) on 25 April 2015.

    Heart and muscles: Mont Blanc on foot and by bike
    17.04.2015 by Giovanni Zaccaria in Alpinism

    Heart and muscles: Mont Blanc on foot and by bike

    From Padua, close to Venice, all the way to the summit of Mont Blanc: a bicycle ride that culminated on the summit of the symbol of mountaineering. A great adventure experienced at just the right speed which, three summers down the line, still lives on in the memories of the young cyclists and alpinists: Giovanni Zaccaria, Claudio Gavagnin, Giuseppe Frizziero, Francesco Facco. The report by Giovanni Zaccaria.

    Alexander Feichter repeats Underground at Massone, Arco
    17.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Alexander Feichter repeats Underground at Massone, Arco

    On 21/03/2015 Alexander Feichter redpointed the classic 9a sport climbing test Underground 9a at Massone, Arco, Italy.

    Kalymnos rebolting program approved
    16.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Kalymnos rebolting program approved

    An EU funded rebolting program has been approved to rebolt circa 250 sport climbs on the Greek island of Kalymnos.

    Varazze BluBloc 2015, the bouldering meeting in Liguria
    16.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

    Varazze BluBloc 2015, the bouldering meeting in Liguria

    The second Varazze BluBloc boulder meeting takes place at Varazze (Savona, Liguria, Italy) on 25 April 2015.

    Johnny Dawes no handed climbing
    15.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Johnny Dawes no handed climbing

    The video of Johnny Dawes rock climbing without hands

    Jacopo Larcher repeats Helmutant at Saustall
    15.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Jacopo Larcher repeats Helmutant at Saustall

    Italian climber Jacopo Larcher has repeated Helmutant 9a at the crag Saustall close to Meran, South Tyrol, Italy.

    Silvio Reffo climbs 9a at Rovereto
    14.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Silvio Reffo climbs 9a at Rovereto

    Italian sport climber Silvio Reffo has made the third ascent of Back Road 9a above Rovereto (Arco), Italy.

    Elba Discovery #3, Madonna del Monte and the third Rock Slave XP 2014 video
    14.04.2015 by Marzio Nardi in Climbing

    Elba Discovery #3, Madonna del Monte and the third Rock Slave XP 2014 video

    The third episode of Rock Slave XP 2014 Elba Discovery: Madonna del Monte and the climbing and bouldering Italy's Isola d'Elba. With Luca Andreozzi, Martina Blanchet, Federica Mingolla, Alberto Gotta, Alessandro Palma, Marzio Nardi and Adriano Trombetta.

    Johnny Dawes slate masterpiece repeated after 28 years
    10.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Johnny Dawes slate masterpiece repeated after 28 years

    James McHaffie and Pete Robins have repeated Coeur de Lion E8 7a in Twll Mawr, Llanberis, Wales. This is only second ascent of the route that was put up by Johnny Dawes in 1987.

    Alexander Megos climbs Australia's second 9a
    09.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Alexander Megos climbs Australia's second 9a

    Alexander Megos from Germany has made the first ascent of Schweinebaumeln 9a at the Elphinstone, Blue Mountains, Australia

    Sivridağ, new trad climb in Anatolia, Turkey
    09.04.2015 by Tunç Fındık in Alpinism

    Sivridağ, new trad climb in Anatolia, Turkey

    Tunç Fındık reports about Sivridağ in the Beydağları massif, one of the most important trad climbing areas in Turkey where together with Rauf Osman Pınarbaşı he has now made the first ascent of Punisher (450m, VI).

    Jakob Schubert boulders 8C
    08.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Jakob Schubert boulders 8C

    Sport climbing: Jakob Schubert has repeated Bügeleisen sit, an 8C boulder problem located in the Maltatal, Austria.

    Ramon Julian Puigblanque: 9a poker in 2 days
    07.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Ramon Julian Puigblanque: 9a poker in 2 days

    In just two days of climbing at Cuenca and Oliana Ramon Julian Puigblanque from Spain has redpointed two 9a+ and two 9a’s.

    Melloblocco, more than 1300 climbers pre-register for Val di Mello
    07.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Melloblocco, more than 1300 climbers pre-register for Val di Mello

    Pre-registration continues for Melloblocco, the world’s biggest bouldering and climbing meeting scheduled to take place in Val di Mello - Val Masino, Italy, from 30 April to 3 May 2015. More than 1,300 climbers have already pre-registered. Those who register in advance will take part in the four online prize draws.

    Elba Discovery #2, Torre San Giovanni and the second Rock Slave XP 2014 video
    06.04.2015 by Marzio Nardi in Climbing

    Elba Discovery #2, Torre San Giovanni and the second Rock Slave XP 2014 video

    The second episode of Rock Slave XP 2014 Elba Discovery: Torre San Giovanni and the climbing and bouldering Italy's Isola d'Elba. With Luca Andreozzi, Martina Blanchet, Federica Mingolla, Alberto Gotta, Alessandro Palma, Marzio Nardi and Adriano Trombetta.

    Michael Piccolruaz adds 8C boulder problem to Magic Wood
    04.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Michael Piccolruaz adds 8C boulder problem to Magic Wood

    South Tyrolean climber Michael Piccolruaz has made the first ascent of La grosse Tarlouze, an important new linkup on one of the most famous boulders at Magic Wood in Switzerland.

    Geyikbayiri saved
    03.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Geyikbayiri saved

    The climbing area Geyik Bayiri in Turkey has been saved following the cancellation of the mining exploration license.

    El Chorro: El Camino del Rey reopens in Spain
    02.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    El Chorro: El Camino del Rey reopens in Spain

    El Caminito del Rey has officially reopened after refurbishment at El Chorro in Spain.

    Elba Discovery #1, the first Rock Slave XP 2014 video
    01.04.2015 by Marzio Nardi in Climbing

    Elba Discovery #1, the first Rock Slave XP 2014 video

    The first episode of Rock Slave XP 2014 Elba Discovery, the climbing trip carried out last year to discover the bouldering potential on Italy's Isola d'Elba. Starring Luca Andreozzi, Martina Blanchet, Federica Mingolla, Alberto Gotta, Alessandro Palma, Marzio Nardi and Adriano Trombetta.

    Dave MacLeod climbing Project Fear on Cima Ovest di Lavaredo, Dolomites
    31.03.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Dave MacLeod climbing Project Fear on Cima Ovest di Lavaredo, Dolomites

    The video of Scottish rock climber Dave MacLeod making the first ascent of Project Fear up Cima Ovest di Lavaredo, Dolomites in September 2014.

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