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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).

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.

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.

22.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Final '68, crowdfunding campaign ends in just one week

The crowdfunding campaign for Final ’68, the project that aims to document the exploratory phase of the Pietra del Finale between the years 1968 and 1975, will come to an end in seven days time.

19.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Hyaena, the Andrea Gallo testpiece at Finale, Italy

The video of Jakob Schubert climbing Hyaena at the crag Monte Sordo at Finale Ligure, Italy

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.

18.01.2018 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

Climbing in Sardinia / New sector at Cala Usai, Villasimius

A climbing video by Sara Oviglia and the information about Piazzetta Sottovento, a new sector at the splendid crag Cala Usai at Villasimìus in Southern Sardinia.

17.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Giorgia Tesio completes first female ascent of Hyaena at Finale

At the crag Monte Sordo in Finale Ligure, Italy, Giorgia Tesio made the first female ascent of Hyaena. First climbed in 1986 by Andrea Gallo, this sport climb has remained a reference point for top end sport climbing.

Perrons de Vallorcine new ski descent by Bruchez, Felisaz, Guerin

On 7 January 2018 Vivian Bruchez, Jonathan Felisaz, Thomas Guerin skied a new line on Perrons de Vallorcine in the Aiguilles Rouges massif in France.

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.

14.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Jakob Schubert flashes 8B+ boulder Catalan Witness the Fitness

27-year-old Austrian climber Jakob Schubert has flashed the 8B+ boulder problem Catalan Witness the Fitness at Cova de Ocell in Spain.

12.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Stefano Ghisolfi repeats La Capella at Siurana, his fourth 9b

At the Spanish crag Siurana Stefano Ghisolfi has pulled off the second ascent of the 9b sports climb La Capella, freed by Adam Ondra in 2011. This is the 24-year-old Italian’s fourth climb of this difficulty.

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.

11.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Climbing video: Charlotte Durif & Josh Larson discover Greece and Serbia

Two climbing videos documenting the 'A World Less Traveled’ trip of climbers Charlotte Durif and Josh Larson as they discover the lesser-known climbing areas of 18 countries sprinkled across 6 continents.

11.01.2018 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

Astroman, the legendary climb in Yosemite Valley

Maurizio Oviglia introduces Astroman on the East Face of Washington Column, one of the most famous rock climbs in Yosemite Valley and the world.

10.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Santa Linya sends by Janja Garnbret and Jakob Schubert

At Santa Linya in Spain Janja Garnbret has climbed her second 9a sports climb, while Jakob Schubert has redpointed another 9a+.

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)

08.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Logan Barber frees hardest crack climb in Australia

At Mt Buffalo in Australia Logan Barber has made the first ascent of Japanese Deep Freeze, a route hat might well be the hardest crack climb in the country.

Steep skiing in Peru / The Curvas Peligrosas of Yannick Boissenot, Frederic Gentet and Stéphane Roguet

The short film Curvas Peligrosas directed by Yannick Boissenot is now online. 12 minutes documenting a month in steep skiing Peru with Frederic Gentet and Stéphane Roguet, down iconic lines such as steep Artesonraju, Huascaran and Tocllaraju.

06.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Jakob Schubert climbs third 9b / Stoking the Fire at Santa Linya

At Santa Linya in Spain Austria’s Jakob Schubert has redpointed Stoking the Fire, his third sports climb graded 9b.

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