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    Stolby winter bouldering Festival in Siberia
    31.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

    Stolby winter bouldering Festival in Siberia

    The video of the 2015 edition of the winter bouldering festival held in the Krasnoyarsk Stolby Nature Reserve, Siberia, Russia.

    Climbing in Sardinia news: modern and trad multi-pitches
    30.01.2015 by Maurizio Oviglia in Alpinism

    Climbing in Sardinia news: modern and trad multi-pitches

    Winter update by Maurizio Oviglia about the latest climbing news from the island that just keeps on giving: three new climbs in Sardina.

     Argyro Papathanasiou climbs 8b+/8c at Athens
    29.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Argyro Papathanasiou climbs 8b+/8c at Athens

    At Spilia Daveli close to Athens, Greece, Argyro Papathanasiou has climbed Au revoir 8b+/8c.

    The Old Man of Hoy and Sir Chris Bonington
    29.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    The Old Man of Hoy and Sir Chris Bonington

    The video of The Old Man of Hoy, Scotland, climbed in August 2014 by Leo Houlding and one of the first ascentionists, the 80-year-old British mountaineer Chris Bonington.

    Alexander Megos climbs Lucid Dreaming 8C at Bishop
    28.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Alexander Megos climbs Lucid Dreaming 8C at Bishop

    German climber Alexander Megos has made the third ascent of Lucid Dreaming V15 / 8C at Bishop, USA.

    Nicolas Favresse climbing The recovery drink in Norway
    28.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Nicolas Favresse climbing The recovery drink in Norway

    The complete video of Nicolas Favresse and The recovery drink, the route he freed at the crag Profilveggen / Profile wall at Jøssingfjord in Norway in 2013.

    Piolets d'Or 2015: Chris Bonington to receive Lifetime Achievement Award
    27.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Piolets d'Or 2015: Chris Bonington to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

    From 9 - 12 April 2015 Courmayeur and Chamonix become the world’s mountaineering capital with the 23 edition of the Piolets d’Or, the most prestigious mountaineering award. Britain’s Sir Chris Bonington will receive the Piolet d'Or Carrière - the Lifetime Achievement Award.

    Melloblocco 2015 - register online now!
    27.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Melloblocco 2015 - register online now!

    Pre-registration is now online for Melloblocco 2015, the biggest bouldering and climbing meeting in the world that will be held in Val di Mello - Val Masino, Italy, from 30 April to 3 May 2015.

    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.

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