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    Spirito Baldense, new multi-pitch rock climb Val d'Adige, Italy
    23.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Spirito Baldense, new multi-pitch rock climb Val d'Adige, Italy

    Beppe Vidali, Sergio Coltri, Diego Perotti, Sebastiano Munari and Giuliana Steccanella have made the first ascent of Spirito Baldense (6b, 150m) on Spalti di Pratovecchio in Val d'Adige, Italy.

    Speed Climbing World Cup, Qixin Zhong and Iuliia Kaplina win in Saanich
    22.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Speed Climbing World Cup, Qixin Zhong and Iuliia Kaplina win in Saanich

    The first stage of the Speed Climbing World Cup was held in Central Saanich, Canada, on 17 May 2015 and was won by Qixin Zhong and Iuliia Kaplina who stopped the clock after 7.74 seconds to set a new world record.

    Logan Barber breaches The Firewall at Liming, the hardest trad route in China
    22.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Logan Barber breaches The Firewall at Liming, the hardest trad route in China

    At Liming in China Logan Barber has made the first ascent of The Firewall, a strong contender for the hardest trad climb in the country.

    Felix Neumärker repeats Action Direct in Frankenjura and To tu jeste nebylo at Labak
    21.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Felix Neumärker repeats Action Direct in Frankenjura and To tu jeste nebylo at Labak

    On 14/05/2015 Felix Neumärker repeated To tu jeste nebydlo 9a at Labak in the Czech Republic. Two days later he repeated Action Direct, the 9a first climbed by Wolfgang Güllich in Germany’s Frankenjura.

    IFSC World Youth Climbing Championships: official presentation in Rome
    21.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    IFSC World Youth Climbing Championships: official presentation in Rome

    The World Youth Climbing Championships, scheduled to take place from 28 August to 6 September 2015 at Arco during the annual Rock Master Festival, will be officially presented to the Italian Olympic Committee on 5 June 2015 in Rome

    L'Ora del Garda, Larcher and Giupponi climb new route at Mandrea (Arco)
    20.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    L'Ora del Garda, Larcher and Giupponi climb new route at Mandrea (Arco)

    Rolando Larcher and Luca Giupponi, during five days from November 2013 to March 2015, made the first ascent of L'Ora del Garda (355m, 8a max, 7b+ obligatory), a challenging and beautiful new route up Mandrea Laghel (Arco, Sarca Valley, Italy). On 24/03/2015 the two made the route's first free ascent. The report by the first ascentionists.

    Ethan Pringle repeats Jumbo Love 9b at Clark Mountain
    20.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Ethan Pringle repeats Jumbo Love 9b at Clark Mountain

    On Sunday 17 May Ethan Pringle made the first repeat of Jumbo Love, the 9b sports climb freed by Chris Sharma at Clark Mountain, USA.

    European Boulder Championships: complete report
    19.05.2015 by Franz Schiassi in Competitions

    European Boulder Championships: complete report

    The full report of the European Boulder Championships that took place in Innsbruck, Austria on 14 - 16 May and was won by the Germans Jan Hojer and Juliane Wurm. While Adam Ondra and Anna Stöhr won silver, Stefan Scarperi and Katharina Saurwein won a splendid bronze medal. By Franz Schiassi.

     I Love Climbing Ulassai, the climbing meeting in Sardinia
    19.05.2015 by Maurizio Oviglia in Events

    I Love Climbing Ulassai, the climbing meeting in Sardinia

    The second edition of "I Love Climbing Ulassai" will take place from 30 May to 2 June 2015 in Sardinia.

    Grignetta d'Oro: the 7 Italian finalists
    18.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Grignetta d'Oro: the 7 Italian finalists

    The names have been revealed of the seven mountaineers in the running for the Grignetta d’Oro, the Italian mountaineering award that will be celebrated on Friday 22 May at Lecco. The jury has selected the following alpinists: Hervé Barmasse, Matteo Della Bordella, Simon Gietl, Tamara Lunger, Corrado Pesce, Francesco Salvaterra and Luca Schiera.

    Dean Potter and Graham Hunt die in Yosemite accident
    18.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Dean Potter and Graham Hunt die in Yosemite accident

    On Saturday, 16/05/2015, the famous American climber Dean Potter and Graham Hunt lost their lives in a wingsuit accident in Yosemite Valley, USA.

    Jan Hojer and Juliane Wurm new European Bouldering Champions
    16.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Jan Hojer and Juliane Wurm new European Bouldering Champions

    This evening in Innsbruck, Austria, the Germans Jan Hojer and Juliane Wurm won the European Bouldering Championship 2015. Silver was won by Adam Ondra from the Czech Republic and Anna Stöhr from Austria, bronze by Stefan Scarperi from Italy and Katharina Saurwein from Austria.

    European Bouldering Championship Innsbruck live streaming
    16.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    European Bouldering Championship Innsbruck live streaming

    This evening at Innsbruck, Austria, the finals of the European Bouldering Championship 2015. Live streaming starts at 19:30.

    European Bouldering Championship 2015 in Innsbruck
    15.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    European Bouldering Championship 2015 in Innsbruck

    The European Bouldering Championship started yesterday in Innsbruck, Austria. At 18:00 today live streaming of the semifinals.

    Nepal I love you #1
    15.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Nepal I love you #1

    The video Nepal I love you #1 by Camp 4 Collective and the appeal to admire the extraordinary beauty of this country, to help tourism return and to help this territory after the massive earthquake that has put this country in serious difficulty.

    Jonathan Siegrist climbs Le Cadre Nouvelle at Ceuse
    14.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Jonathan Siegrist climbs Le Cadre Nouvelle at Ceuse

    American climber Jonathan Siegrist has redpointed Le Cadre Nouvelle 9a at Céüse, one of the best sports climbing cliffs in France.

    Namasté Oskar Piazza
    14.05.2015 by Manuel Lugli in Alpinism

    Namasté Oskar Piazza

    In remembrance of Oskar Piazza, mountain guide and member of the Mountain Rescue team who died in Nepal's devastating earthquake on 25 April 2015. By Manuel Lugli.

    Grignetta d'Oro: the big list of 41 Italian alpinists
    14.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Grignetta d'Oro: the big list of 41 Italian alpinists

    41 alpinists have been selected for the "Big List” of the Grignetta d'Oro, the Italian mountaineering award that goes to the Italian mountaineer whose climbs in 2013 and 2014 have most left their mark. The award will be celebrated on Friday 22 May at Lecco.

    Adam Ondra: thinking back to Melloblocco 2015
    13.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Adam Ondra: thinking back to Melloblocco 2015

    Czech climber Adam Ondra thinks back to the recent Melloblocco climbing meeting that took place in Val di Mello, Italy from 30 April to 3 May 2015.

    Luogosanto, Rock & Walls and the bouldering in Sardinia
    13.05.2015 by Filippo Manca in Climbing

    Luogosanto, Rock & Walls and the bouldering in Sardinia

    The report by Filippo Manca about the first Rock & Walls 2015, the Boulder Contest and climbing meeting that took place on 9-10 May 2015 at Luogosanto, Gallura, Sardinia that launched this great new bouldering area.

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