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    Jorg Verhoeven and Katharina Saurwein bouldering at Chaos Canyon
    26.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Jorg Verhoeven and Katharina Saurwein bouldering at Chaos Canyon

    The bouldering video of Jorg Verhoeven and Katharina Saurwein at Chaos Canyon, Rocky Mountains National Park, Colorado, USA.

    Colin Haley and Marc-Andre Leclerc climb Travesia del Oso Buda in Patagonia
    25.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Colin Haley and Marc-Andre Leclerc climb Travesia del Oso Buda in Patagonia

    From 18 - 21 January 2015 Colin Haley and Marc-André Leclerc climbed Cerro Torre, Torre Egger, Punta Herron and Cerro Standhardt, This new traverse from south to north has been called Travesia del Oso Buda, in memory of Bjørn-Eivind Årtun and Chad Kellogg.

    Klemen Bečan is Dedicated at Chulilla in Spain
    24.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Klemen Bečan is Dedicated at Chulilla in Spain

    The video of Slovenian climber Klemen Becan who made the first ascent, onsight, of Siempre se Puede Hacer Menos, a possible 8c+ at Chulilla in Spain a few weeks ago.

    Meru at the Sundance Film Festival
    23.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Meru at the Sundance Film Festival

    This evening Meru will première at the Sundance Film Festival. The film documents the first ascent of Shark's Fin up the NW face of Meru (6310), Himalaya, carried out in 2011 by American alpinists Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk.

    Jacopo Larcher - Evolve
    21.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Jacopo Larcher - Evolve

    The trailer for the short film Evolve that documents the evolution of Jacopo Larcher, as a climber and also as a person.

    Tom Ballard, Cima Grande di Lavaredo and Pizzo Badile in winter for his Starlight and Storm project
    21.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Tom Ballard, Cima Grande di Lavaredo and Pizzo Badile in winter for his Starlight and Storm project

    British mountaineer Tom Ballard, as part of his project Starlight and Storm to climb the six great North Faces of the Alps in winter, has recently climbed the Comici - Dimai route on Cima Grande di Lavaredo in the Dolomites and the Cassin route up the NE Face of Pizzo Badile.

    Adam Ondra, climbing and video interview from King Rock Verona
    20.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Adam Ondra, climbing and video interview from King Rock Verona

    Video interview starring Adam Ondra, filmed on Sunday, 18 January 2015, at the King Rock Verona climbing gym where the Czech climber was a guest and climbed with his fans.

    Warren Harding and Dean Caldwell and The Wall of Early Morning Light on El Capitan
    19.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Warren Harding and Dean Caldwell and The Wall of Early Morning Light on El Capitan

    Archive footage of Warren Harding and Dean Caldwell topping out on El Capitan, Yosemite, after the first ascent in 1970 of Dawn Wall, aka The Wall of Early Morning Light.

    Climbing and training: Campus Board and the 5 mistakes to be avoided
    17.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Climbing and training: Campus Board and the 5 mistakes to be avoided

    The video tutorial by Christian Core of Dr. Kelios Bonetti explaining the five most common mistakes while training with a Campus Board that force climbers to stop training.

    La Divina Commedia at Buco del Piombo climbed by Simone Pedeferri and Luca Schiera
    16.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    La Divina Commedia at Buco del Piombo climbed by Simone Pedeferri and Luca Schiera

    The video of La Divina Commedia, the route first ascended by Simone Pedeferri and Luca Schiera at Buco del Piombo in Valle Bova, Italy, freed in July 2014 with difficulties up to 8b+ (7a obligatory).

    Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson free climb the Dawn Wall on El Capitan
    15.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson free climb the Dawn Wall on El Capitan

    On 15 January 2015, after 19 days on the wall and years of efforts, American climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson completed the historic first free ascent of Dawn Wall on El Capitan, Yosemite, USA. Almost 1000m high and with two pitches graded 5.14d (9a), this is probably the hardest big wall in the world.

    Wadi Rum, Jordan: Kristoffy and Krasnansky climb their Fatal Attraction
    14.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Wadi Rum, Jordan: Kristoffy and Krasnansky climb their Fatal Attraction

    In December 2014 the Slovakian rock climbers Jozo Kristoffy and Martin Krasnansky made the first ascent of Fatal Attraction (8a+, 450m) at Jebel Rum, a contender for the hardest multi-pitch climb in Jordan.

    The Nose Speed, the video of Mayan Smith-Gobat and Libby Sauter racing up El Capitan
    12.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    The Nose Speed, the video of Mayan Smith-Gobat and Libby Sauter racing up El Capitan

    The video of Mayan Smith-Gobat and Libby Sauter and the record speed ascent of The Nose, El Capitan, Yosemite, USA, in 4:43 set in October 2014.

    Dawn Wall frenzy reaches fever pitch as Caldwell and Jorgeson climb to new heights on El Capitan
    10.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Dawn Wall frenzy reaches fever pitch as Caldwell and Jorgeson climb to new heights on El Capitan

    Both Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson have reached new personal high points during their endeavor to free climb in a single, ground-up push the Dawn Wall project on El Capitan, Yosemite.

    Niccolò Ceria climbs two 8B+ boulder problems in Ticino
    10.01.2015 by Niccolò Ceria in Climbing

    Niccolò Ceria climbs two 8B+ boulder problems in Ticino

    Having recovered from a 2014 injury, the boulderer Niccolò Ceria has now repeated Ninja Skills 8B+ at Sobrio and Big Kat 8B+ at Chironico, both in Switzerland’s Ticino and the latter is perhaps his hardest problem so far.

    Fitz Roy traverse. The video of Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold in Patagonia
    09.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Fitz Roy traverse. The video of Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold in Patagonia

    The video of Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold and the historic first traverse of the major ridge line of Fitz Roy in Patagonia.

    Monique Forestier tames Tiger Cat 8c in Australia's Blue Mountains
    08.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Monique Forestier tames Tiger Cat 8c in Australia's Blue Mountains

    Australian rock climber Monique Forestier has climbed Tiger Cat (33, 8c, 14b) at Elphinstone, Blue Mountains, Australia.

    Giuliano Cameroni repeats Dreamtime at Cresciano
    08.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Giuliano Cameroni repeats Dreamtime at Cresciano

    On 6 January 2015 at Cresciano, Tessin (Switzerland), Giuliano Cameroni repeated Dreamtime 8C.

    Tommy Caldwell climbs last crux pitch at half-height on Dawn Wall
    07.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Tommy Caldwell climbs last crux pitch at half-height on Dawn Wall

    Breaking news from Yosemite: America’s Tommy Caldwell has just managed to redpoint the final 5.14 pitch, half-way up Dawn Wall, El Capitan, USA.

    Petzl RocTrip 2014: climbing at Olympos, Geyikbayiri and Citdibi in Turkey
    07.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Petzl RocTrip 2014: climbing at Olympos, Geyikbayiri and Citdibi in Turkey

    The sixth and final video of the Petzl RocTrip 2014 and the climbing at Olympos, Geyikbayiri and Citdibi in Turkey.

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