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    Colin Haley and Alex Honnold attempt one-day Torre Traverse in Patagonia
    28.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Colin Haley and Alex Honnold attempt one-day Torre Traverse in Patagonia

    In Patagonia American alpinists Colin Haley and Alex Honnold have attempted a one day ascent of the Cerro Torre Traverse, enchaining Cerro Torre, Torre Egger, Punta Herron and Cerro Standhardt. The two were forced to turn back just two pitches below the last summit due to the Patagonian winds.

    Cima Scotoni Waffenlos winter ascent by Simon Gietl and Gerhard Fiegl
    27.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Cima Scotoni Waffenlos winter ascent by Simon Gietl and Gerhard Fiegl

    In mid-february 2015 Simon Gietl and Gerry Fiegl made the probable first winter ascent of Waffenlos on Cima Scotoni, Fanis, Dolomites.

    Stéphanie Bodet climbing Octogénèse in Corsica
    27.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Stéphanie Bodet climbing Octogénèse in Corsica

    The short film Of the rock I asked for the moon, starring French climber Stéphanie Bodet on Octogénèse in Corsica

    Hansjörg Auer and The Music of Chance on Kristallwand
    26.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Hansjörg Auer and The Music of Chance on Kristallwand

    The video of the first ascent of The Music of Chance, established in winter 2012 on the Kristallwand face, Kirchkogel in Austria.

    Magnus Midtbø climbing Jungle Speed at Siurana
    24.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Magnus Midtbø climbing Jungle Speed at Siurana

    The video of Norwegian climber Magnus Midtboe on Jungle Speed at Siurana in Spain.

    Niccolò Ceria flashes 8B at Fontainebleau
    23.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Niccolò Ceria flashes 8B at Fontainebleau

    At Fontainebleau in France Niccolò Ceria has flashed the boulder problem Ubik assis 8B.

    Valery Rozov Kilimanjaro BASE jump
    23.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Valery Rozov Kilimanjaro BASE jump

    On 10 February 2015 Russian BASE Valery Rozov leapt off Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa.

    Nicolas Favresse climbs Ganesh trad at Badami in India
    21.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Nicolas Favresse climbs Ganesh trad at Badami in India

    At Badami in India Nicolas Favresse has made a trad ascent of Ganesh 8b+.

    Stefano Carnati climbing Hyaena at Finale
    20.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Stefano Carnati climbing Hyaena at Finale

    The video of Stefano Carnati climbing Hyaena 8b/b+ at Finale, Italy.

    Piolet d'Or 2015 and the big list of 58 climbs
    20.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Piolet d'Or 2015 and the big list of 58 climbs

    58 ascents carried out in 2014 have been included in the "Big list" of the Piolet d'Or, the most prestigious mountaineering award that will be celebrated between 9 - 12 April, 2015 at Courmayeur and Chamonix, at the foot of Mont Blanc.

    Hervé Barmasse and the video of his Patagonia climbs
    19.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Hervé Barmasse and the video of his Patagonia climbs

    The 2013 winter trip video to Patagonia of Hervé Barmasse during which he climbed, together with Martin Castrillo and Pedrito, two virgin summits and made the first winter ascent of Cerro Pollone.

    Trollveggen Troll Wall, Polish alpinists Marek Raganowicz and Marcin Tomaszewski add Katharsis
    18.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Trollveggen Troll Wall, Polish alpinists Marek Raganowicz and Marcin Tomaszewski add Katharsis

    On 9/02/2015 Marek Raganowicz and Marcin Tomaszewski reached the summit of Trollveggen (Troll Wall) in Norway after having made the first ascent of Katharsis (1100m, A4/M7) up the inhospitable North Face.

    IFSC World Youth Championships 2015 and Rock Master Festival at Arco
    18.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    IFSC World Youth Championships 2015 and Rock Master Festival at Arco

    From 28 August to 6 September 2015 the Arco Rock Master Festival continues its long tradition to celebrate the 29th Rock Master and the Xth Arco Rock Legends Awards. In addition, the small Italian town will also host the IFSC World Youth Championships, with the disciplines Lead, Speed and Boulder.

    San Vito Lo Capo. Full stop and start over again.
    17.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    San Vito Lo Capo. Full stop and start over again.

    We have received and gladly publish the press release of the representatives of the two associations (Rocce di Sicilia, the organisers of the of San Vito Climbing Festival and YMCA Climbing House, the shop and meeting place for climbers, bikers and trekkers) that operate together to promote the development of the San Vito Lo Capo area in the province of Trapani. The press release was first published in the Italian version of Planetmountain.com on 14/01/2015.

    Sachi Amma seeks new challenges in Spain
    17.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Sachi Amma seeks new challenges in Spain

    In less than a month Japanese climber Sachi Amma has climbed six routes graded 9a - 9b at Oliana and Santa Linya in Spain.

    Pietra del Sud: Laterza and the climbing in Apulia
    16.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Pietra del Sud: Laterza and the climbing in Apulia

    The first episoe of the Ragni di Lecco project La Pietra del Sud and the crag Laterza in Apulia, Southern Italy.

    Camp 4 Collective - The Reel Story
    15.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Camp 4 Collective - The Reel Story

    The demo reel ‘The Reel Story’ by Camp 4 Collective: Anson Fogel, Tim Kemple and Renan Ozturk.

    Petition to save climbing at Geyikbayiri in Turkey
    14.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Petition to save climbing at Geyikbayiri in Turkey

    An appeal has been launched to safeguard the sport climbing at Geyikbayiri, the most important climbing area in Turkey, following the release of a mining exploration permit.

    Alexander Megos & Co bouldering at Rocklands
    13.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Alexander Megos & Co bouldering at Rocklands

    A short video by Santiago Casar about Alexander Megos and friends bouldering at Rocklands, South Africa.

    Renato Casarotto and the Peutérey Super Integral, an unrepeatable alpinism and adventure
    12.02.2015 by Ivo Ferrari in Alpinism

    Renato Casarotto and the Peutérey Super Integral, an unrepeatable alpinism and adventure

    32 years after Renato Casarotto's ascent of Frêney trilogy, also known as the Super Integral di Peutèrey (Mont Blanc), Ivo Ferrari remembers the great Italian alpinist.

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