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08.08.2017 by Planetmountain in Events

Arco Rock Legends 2017: the 6 nominations for the sport climbing Oscar

The sport climbing Oscars return to Arco on Friday 25 August 2017 with the 12th edition of Arco Rock Legends, celebrated during the 31st Rock Master. The candidates for the Wild Country Rock Award are Stefano Ghisolfi (Ita), Margo Hayes (USA) and Adam Ondra (Cze), while the La Sportiva Competition Award nominees are Shauna Coxsey (GB), Janja Garnbret (Slo) and Domen Škofič (Slo). The prestigious Dryarn Climbing Ambassador will be awarded to Scottish climber and Nobel Prize in Physics laureate Mike Kosterlitz.

07.08.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Bernd Zangerl climbs Into the Sun in Murgtal, Switzerland

The video of Austrian climber Bernd Zangerl who, 489 days after a serious injury, has managed to make the first free ascent of Into the Sun in Murgtal, Switzerland. Graded 8c+, this route is one of the hardest trad climbs in the world.

06.08.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Valery Rozov base jump off Huascarán in Peru

The video of Russian BASE jumper Valery Rozov who on 12 July 2017 leapt from 6725m off Huascaran (6768m, Cordillera Blanca, Peru).

04.08.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Federica Mingolla climbs Vertical Chimera on Civetta, Dolomites

Federica Mingolla and Francesco Rigon have repeated Chimera Verticale (IX, 600m + initial pedestal), the difficult alpine climb up the NW Face of Civetta (Dolomites) first ascended by Alessandro Baù, Daniele Geremia, Alessandro Beber and Luca Matteraglia.

03.08.2017 by Planetmountain in Events

Steve House mountain training workshop at Chamonix on 19 August

Five questions to American alpinist Steve House who, together with Scott Johnston, will run a Mountain Performance Workshop at St. Gervais close to Chamonix on 19 August 2017.

02.08.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Laura Rogora and Margo Hayes set sights on Biographie at Céüse in France

Italian climber Laura Rogora has climbed the first 8c+ section of Biographie at Céüse in France. The extension, freed in 2001 by Chris Sharma, is considered a benchmark 9a+ and was attempted in June by America’s Margo Hayes.

01.08.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Hansjörg Auer: Marmolada, Piz Ciavazes and Sass dla Crusc free solo climb in a single day

The video of Hansjörg Auer who on 8 August 2016 in the Dolomites climbed free solo the routes Vinatzer - Messner up Marmolada, Abramkante up Piz Ciavazes and Große Mauer up Sass dla Crusc / Heiligkreuzkofel. The Austrian flew by paraglider from one mountain to the next and required 12 hours in total.

30.07.2017 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Janja Garnbret and Romain Desgranges brilliant at Briançon

On Saturday 29 July 2017 Slovenia’s Janja Garnbret and France’s Romain Desgranges won the third stage of the Lead World Cup 2017 at Briançon in France.

29.07.2017 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Lead World Cup 2017 - Briançon Live

Briancon, France is currently hosting the third stage of the Lead World Cup 2017. The finals take place this evening at 19:30 and will be transmitted in live streaming.

28.07.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Climbing in the Dolomites: Simon Gietl and Andrea Oberbacher find and free Oblivion

On Piz Ander in the Gadertal, Dolomites, Simon Gietl and Andrea Oberbacher have first ascended and freed Oblivion (IX, 275m).

27.07.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

New climbs in the Kishtwar Himalaya by Aleš Česen, Marko Prezelj, Urban Novak

In the Indian Kishtwar Himalaya the Slovenian alpinists Aleš Česen, Marko Prezelj and Urban Novak have climbed two new routes: All or nothing (6250 m) up the West Face of Arjuna (6250 m) and the North Ridge of P6013 (6038 m). Both climbs were carried out alpine style.

26.07.2017 by Planetmountain in Competitions

The best climbing photos of the Wroclaw World Games 2017

From 20 - 30 July 2017 Wrocław (Breslavia) in Poland hosted the 10th World Games. More than 35,800 athletes competed in the 2017 edition dedicated to 36 different sports, including sport climbing with its three disciples Lead, Speed and Boulder.

24.07.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Ned Feehally flashes 8B+ boulder in Rocklands

British climber Ned Feehally has flashed Trust Issues, an 8B+ boulder problem at Rocklands in South Africa. This is one of the hardest flash ascents to date.

24.07.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Bird's-eye view of the Dolomites

The Dolomites seen through the eyes of bird: a RedBull video of an eagle flying close to the rock faces in the Italian Dolomites.

22.07.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Stolby trad climbing festival in Siberia

The video of the trad climbing festival in the Stolby National Park in Siberia.

19.07.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Steve House, looking back on the Denali Slovak Direct

17 years after his ground-breaking ascent, American alpinist Steve House looks back on the extremely fast repeat of the Slovak Direct up the South Face of Denali (Alaska), climbed with Mark Twight and Scott Backes in 60 hours non-stop.

18.07.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Chris Sharma Pont d'Arc Deep Water Solo trailer

The trailer of American climber Chris Sharma on the extremely high Deep Water Solo climb on the Pont d’Arc arch in Ardèche, France.

16.07.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Charles Albert climbs Monkey Wedding 8C barefoot at Rocklands

The video of French climber Charles Albert repeating the 8C boulder problem Monkey Wedding at Rocklands barefoot. Alexander Megos repeated this 2002 Fred Nicole test piece in just 30 minutes.

15.07.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Hansjörg Auer climbs June Afternoon, difficult new Ötztal multi-pitch

On Nösslachwand in the Ötztal, Tyrol, Austria, Hansjörg Auer climbing together with Thomas Scheiber has made the first free ascent of 'June Afternoon', a new multi-pitch sports climb with difficulties up to 8b/+.

14.07.2017 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Lead World Cup 2017: Marcello Bombardi and Janja Garnbret win in Chamonix

The second stage of the Lead World Cup 2017 was won last night at Chamonix by Marcello Bombardi from Italy and Janja Garnbret from Slovenia.

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