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    Civetta Solleder - Lettenbauer, the French winter ascent video
    23.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Civetta Solleder - Lettenbauer, the French winter ascent video

    Winter mountaineering video: the winter ascent carried out by French alpinists Max Bonniot, Léo Billon and Benjamin Védrines of the historic Solleder - Lettenbauer up the NW Face of Civetta (Dolomites).

    Cerro Adela Sur, new Romanian variation by Capusan, Zolt in Patagonia
    23.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Cerro Adela Sur, new Romanian variation by Capusan, Zolt in Patagonia

    Romanian mountaineers Vlad Capusan and Török Zolt have added a new variation to Filo Este on Cerro Adela Sur in Patagonia. The logical new line was climbed in 34 hours.

    Pumori winter ascent by Alex Txikon & Co in preparation for Everest
    22.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Pumori winter ascent by Alex Txikon & Co in preparation for Everest

    In preparation for the winter ascent without supplementary oxygen of Everest, Basque alpinist Alex Txikon and Pakistani mountaineer Ali Sadpara climbed Pumori, the beautiful 7161m summit in front of Everest. Nuri and Temba Sherpa also reached the summit. The report by Domenico Perri.

    Ice Climbing World Cup 2018 starts in Saas Fee, Switzerland
    19.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Ice Climbing World Cup 2018 starts in Saas Fee, Switzerland

    The first stage of the Ice Climbing World Cup 2018 got underway in Saas Fee, Switzerland today. The Speed finals take place the evening, tomorrow hosts the Lead semifinals and Finals. All stages transmitted in live streaming.

    Boswell and Robertson discover their Holy Grail in Scottish Highlands
    15.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Boswell and Robertson discover their Holy Grail in Scottish Highlands

    Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson have climbed a significant new route on Buachaille in Scotland called The Holy Grail IX/10.

    Kandersteg new mixed climbs by Chatelan, Mercier, Koller
    12.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Kandersteg new mixed climbs by Chatelan, Mercier, Koller

    Simon Chatelan, Jeff Mercier and Ron Koller have made the first ascent of two new ice and mixed climbs at the Oeschinenwald sector above Kandersteg in Switzerland.

    Alpinism in Valtournenche: new mixed climb by Cazzanelli & Buongiorno
    09.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Alpinism in Valtournenche: new mixed climb by Cazzanelli & Buongiorno

    On the Singlin rock face in Valtournenche (Valle d’Aosta, Italy) François Cazzanelli and Nicolò Buongiorno have established a new mixed climb called Il Sole di Mezzogiorno (150m, M5, 6a)

    Valentin Delluc Mont Blanc Moonline
    04.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Valentin Delluc Mont Blanc Moonline

    The video of speedrider Valentin Delluc making a night flight above the Bossons glacier in the Mont Blanc massif.

    Ice Valle di Daone, remembering the ice climbing Masters competition
    04.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Ice Valle di Daone, remembering the ice climbing Masters competition

    Ice Valle di Daone, ice climbing, competitions at the start of 2000 and the main players in this video created at the start of the new millennium.

    Dolomites: French winter ascent of Civetta Solleder climb
    03.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Dolomites: French winter ascent of Civetta Solleder climb

    Winter mountaineering: an interview with French alpinist Max Bonniot after his repeat of the historic Solleder - Lettenbauer climb up the North-West Face of Mt. Civetta in the Dolomites, carried out together with Léo Billon and Benjamin Védrines from 22 - 25 December 2017.

    Dani Arnold free solo climbs Beta Block Super icefall up Breitwangfluh in Switzerland
    03.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Dani Arnold free solo climbs Beta Block Super icefall up Breitwangfluh in Switzerland

    On 24 December 2017 the 33-year-old Swiss alpinist Dani Arnold made a free solo ascent of the icefall Beta Block Super up the Breitwangfluh above Kandersteg in Switzerland.

    Dolomites Val Mesdì and the ice climb up Pizza Longata
    01.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Dolomites Val Mesdì and the ice climb up Pizza Longata

    The topo of the icefall climbed in December 2016 by Mountain Guides Simon Gietl and Andrea Oberbacher in Val de Mesdi, Sella group, Dolomites. Not necessarily a new route, but certainly a great winter climb.

    New Austrian Climbs in Indian Himalaya
    01.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    New Austrian Climbs in Indian Himalaya

    The Austrian Alpine Club cadet team 'Naturfreunde' celebrated the end of the 2015-2017 triennial with a successful mountaineering expedition to the Zanskar region in India that results in new climbs in the Indian Himalaya.

    Spectacular solar corona in Antarctica seen by Houlding Spectre expedition
    30.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Spectacular solar corona in Antarctica seen by Houlding Spectre expedition

    During their return from the Mt. Spectre in Antarctica, Leo Houlding, Jean Burgun and Mark Sedon witnessed a spectacular solar corona display.

    Hansjörg Auer: No Turning Back
    29.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Hansjörg Auer: No Turning Back

    The film No Turning Back, portraying the life and climbs of Austrian alpinist Hansjörg Auer.

    Markus Pucher and the solo winter ascent of Cerro Pollone in Patagonia
    28.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Markus Pucher and the solo winter ascent of Cerro Pollone in Patagonia

    Winter mountaineering video: the first solo winter ascent of Cerro Pollone in Patagonia, carried out by Austrian alpinist Markus Pucher on 17 September 2016.

    Winter climbing in the Orobie Alps / New mixed route in Valle di Trona
    26.12.2017 by Cristian Candiotto in Alpinism

    Winter climbing in the Orobie Alps / New mixed route in Valle di Trona

    In Valle Trona (Val Gerola, Orobie Alps) Cristian Candiotto and Benigno Balatti made the first ascent of Holly, a new climb up Mt. Stanislao. Candiotto provides the report.

    Monte Vigna Vaga: new North Face climb
    24.12.2017 by Valentino Cividini in Alpinism

    Monte Vigna Vaga: new North Face climb

    Valentino Cividini reports about the first ascent of a new route up the north face of Monte Vigna Vaga (2332m), Bergamasque Alps, established on 16 December 2017 with Pietro Pellegrini and Giambattista Cattaneo.

    Rabenstein Ice Tower seasons start
    23.12.2017 by Hannes Kröss in Alpinism

    Rabenstein Ice Tower seasons start

    On Tuesday 26 December the Ice Tower at Rabenstein / Corvara in the Dolomites will open to the public. The structure will host a stage of the 2018 Ice Climbing World Cup on 26 and 27 January 2018.

    Annapurna III Unclimbed: the David Lama, Hansjörg Auer and Alex Blümel climbing documentary
    22.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Annapurna III Unclimbed: the David Lama, Hansjörg Auer and Alex Blümel climbing documentary

    The short film Annapurna III Unclimbed that documents the 2016 attempt by Austrian alpinists David Lama, Hansjörg Auer and Alex Blümel to ascend the virgin SE Ridge of Annapurna III (7555m) in the Himalaya.

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