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30.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Much Mayr and Guido Unterwurzacher repeat The Shaft on El Capitan, Yosemite

In spring 2016 Austrian climbers Much Mayr and Guido Unterwurzacher made a rare free ascent of The Shaft (Muir Wall free variation) on El Capitan, Yosemite, accompanied by Ben Lepesant who provides the report.

30.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Kilian Fischhuber claims first repeat of Headless Children in Rätikon

The video of Austrian climber Kilian Fischhuber making the first repeat of Headless Children (8b, 250m) in the Rätikon massif.

29.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Maja Vidmar climbs 8c+ at Bohinjska Bela in Slovenia

At Bohinjska Bela in Slovenia Maja Vidmar has repointed the 8c+ sports climb 'Privid'.

29.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Trekking

Walking in the Dolomites: the Peitlerkofel circular walk

The route description of the Peitlerkofel / Sass de Putia circular walk. An easy hike around one of the most spectacular mountains in the Dolomites.

28.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Martina Cufar climbs her second 8c at Bionnassay

Slovenian climber Martina Cufar has redpointed her second 8c sports climb, 'Max power' at Bionnassay, France.

27.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

A Brief, Biased History of Big Wall Climbing

The short film 'A Brief, Biased History of Big Wall Climbing' animated by Jeremy Collins and narrated by Timmy O’Neill.

27.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Ines Papert climbs Scaramouche on Hoher Göll, Berchtesgaden Alps

On Hoher Göll in the Berchtesgadener Alps, German rock climber and alpinist Ines Papert has repeated Scaramouche (300m, 8a), a rarely repeated climb put up by the Huber brothers in 1989.

26.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Tor des Géants 2016, the Valle d’Aosta race recap

The video of the 7th Tor des Géants, the trail running competition won by Oliviero Bosatelli and Lisa Borzani across the Valle d'Aostra mountains from 11 - 18 September 2016.

26.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Puscanturpa Este, French forge new route in Peru

In August 2016 French alpinists Arnaud Bayol, Antoine Bletton, Cyril Duchene and Dimitry Munoz established 'El Juego Sumando' ( 400m, ED 7b max, 6b/A2 obligatory) on the North Face of Puscanturpa Este in the Cordillera Huayhuash, Peru.

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).

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