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25.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Janja Garnbret and Tomoa Narasaki are the adidas Rockstars 2016

On Saturday 24 September 2016 Janja Garnbret from Slovenia and Tomoa Narasaki from Japan won the adidas Rockstars 2016 invitational Masters bouldering competition.

24.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Chris Sharma climbs hard new DWS at Mallorca

American climber Chris Sharma has made the first ascent of Alasha, a difficult new deep water solo climb on the island of Mallorca.

24.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Competitions

adidas Rockstars 2016 live

This evening, Saturday 24 September 2016, as of 20:15 live streaming of the adidas Rockstars finals, an invitational Masters with some of the world's best boulderers.

23.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Competitions

World Climbing Championships Paris 2016 final report

The report about the IFSC World Championships that took place in Paris, France, last week.

23.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cima Grande di Lavaredo Spanish Route, second free ascent by Jacek Matuszek e Łukasz Dudek

On 31 August 2016 Jacek Matuszek and Łukasz Dudek made the second free ascent of the difficult Spanish Route on Cima Grande di Lavaredo, Dolomites.

22.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Lago di Landro, sport climbing in the Dolomites

The sports crag Lago di Landro in the Pustertal in the Italian Dolomites, presented by Vertical-Life.info as part of our series 'Crags for each season'. Download the Vertical-Life APP with the routes and topos free of charge until Saturday.

21.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Markus Pucher, Cerro Pollone alone and in winter in Patagonia

Interview with Austrian alpinist Markus Pucher after his solo winter ascent of Cerro Pollone in Patagonia.

21.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nordwestwand, first free ascent up Wetterstein’s Schwarze Wand

In August 2016 Xaver Mayr and Thomas Holler made the first free ascent of Nordwestwand (300m, VIII) on Schwarze Wand, Wetterstein.

20.09.2016 by Marco Milanese in Alpinism

Campanile di Val Montanaia first BASE Jump by Marco Milanese

The video of the B.A.S.E. jump off Campanile di Val Montanaia in the Friuli Dolomites, carried out on 20 July 2016 by Marco Milanese.

20.09.2016 by Alessandro Fiori in Alpinism

Magic Fox, new rock climb up Torre dei Sabbioni in the Dolomites

On Torre dei Sabbioni (Marmarole, Dolomites) Alessandro Fiori, Pier Francesco Smaltini and Simone Corte Pause have made the first ascent of Magic Fox, a new multi-pitch rock climb in memory of Alberto Bonafede and Aldo Giustina who on 31/08/2011 tragically lost their lives during a mountain rescue operation on Mt. Pelmo. The report by Alessandro Fiori.

19.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Marc-André Leclerc claims first solo winter ascent of Torre Egger in Patagonia

In Patagonia Canadian alpinist Marc-André Leclerc has made the first solo winter ascent of Torre Egger (2685m).

18.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Competitions

World Climbing Championships Paris 2016, the fifth and final day

Live streaming from the Paris IFSC World Championships: starting from 12:00 the Bouldering Final Women, Speed Final Women and Lead Final Men.

17.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

São Tomé, Africa - Claim Freedom film

The film Claim Freedom, online for 24 hours only, featuring the first ascent of Nubivagant by Sergio Almada Berreta and Gareth Leah up Pico Cão Grande in São Tomé and Príncipe, Vadim Timonov bouldering on the frozen Lake Baikal, Liu Jia exploring the Wang Zhang Keng cave and Adrian Mattern kayaking in the Pacific Northwest.

17.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Competitions

World Climbing Championships Paris 2016, the first Finals

Live streaming from the Paris IFSC World Championships, from 9:00 to 22:00 Lead Semi-Final Men, Bouldering Semi-Final Women, Bouldering Final Men, Speed Final Men, Lead Final Women and Paraclimbing Final Men B1.

16.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Competitions

IFSC World Championships Paris 2016, Semi-Finals Men Bouldering & Women Lead

Live streaming this evening from the IFSC World Climbing Championships in Paris: at 19:00 the Semi-Final stages of the Men Bouldering & Women Lead.

16.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Roger Schaeli repeats Eiger North Face La vida es silbar

Climbing together with Mayan Smith-Gobat, Robert Schaeli has carried out what is believed to be only the second free ascent of the 'La vida es silbar' up the legendary north face of the Eiger, Switzerland. Established in 1998-99 by Daniel Anker and Stephan Siegrist, the 900m line was freed in 2003 by Siegrist and Ueli Steck with difficulties up to 7c.

15.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Val Masino, new Mongolfiera rock climb in memory of Pietro Biasini

On the Mongolfiera face (Val Masino, Italy) Daniele Bianchi and Simone Pedeferri have made the first ascent of 'Pana' (8b, 265m). The route is named in honour of Pietro Biasini.

15.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Lisa Borzani first across the finishing line at the Tor des Géants 2016

This morning at 05:10 the Italian trail runner Lisa Borzani crossed the finishing line of Tor des Géants 2016, winning the women's event after 91 hours and 9 minutes and placing seventh overall.

14.09.2016 by Nicholas Hobley in Climbing

Action Directe, Wolfgang Güllich's 25-year-old Frankenjura masterpiece

Action Directe was established by Wolfgang Güllich on 14 September 1991 at Waldkopf in Germany's Frankenjura. The route set new new standards in sport climbing and now, precisely twenty-five years after the first ascent, Planetmountain.com takes a step back in time to discover more about one of the most famous sport climbs in the world and the man who made it happen.

14.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Oliviero Bosatelli wins the Tor des Géants 2016!

The Tor des Géants 2016 was won this afternoon by Oliviero Bosatelli after 75 hours and 10 minutes. All the remaining athletes competing in the grueling endurance trail across the 4000m peaks in Italy's Valle d'Aosta, via the 330km and 24,000m elevation gain course, have until Saturday 17 September to complete the race.

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