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02.04.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Sean Villanueva & Siebe Vanhee climbing free in Madagascar

The video MAD in Madagascar, documenting Sean Villanueva & Siebe Vanhee making the first ascent of Fire in the Bell up Tsaranoro Atsimo in Madagascar.

01.04.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Patxi Usobiaga returns to 9a+ climbing form

Basque climber Patxi Usobiaga has repeated Papichulo, a 9a+ sport climb at Oliana in Spain. This heralds a great return to form after injury.

31.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Michele Caminati and the shocking ground fall video

The video of Italian climber Michele Caminati falling to the ground when his rope broke at the gritstone crag Curbar in England. Caminati miraculously walked away with only a broken wrist and heel.

31.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Red Bull X-Alps 2017 route announced

The route for 8th edition of the Red Bull X-Alps 2017 has now been announced. Considered the world’s toughest adventure race, the +1000km traverse across the Alps by paraglider or on foot will begin on 2 July 2017 at Salzburg in Austria.

30.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Michele Caminati survives gritstone ground-fall in England

Michele Caminati, an expert of England’s gritstone, fell to the ground while climbing The Elder Statesman at Curbar in the Peak District. Miraculously, the Italian walked away with nothing more than a fractured wrist and heel.

29.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Patagonia: Franchini brothers climb new route on Cerro Penitentes

Climbing in Patagonia: on 26/01/2017 Tomas Franchini and his brother Silvestro Franchini made a quick, alpine style first ascent up Cerro Penitentes. The new route is called ‘El Mariano’ (750m, 85° M4).

28.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Julia Chanourdie climbs Ground Zero at Tetto di Sarre

French rock climber Julia Chanourdie has repeated Ground Zero at Tetto di Sarre in Valle d’Aosta, Italy, freed in 2002 by Alberto Gnerro and graded 9a.

27.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Margo Hayes / the La Rambla Siurana climbing interview

Interview with American climber Margo Hayes who on 26 February 2017 became the first woman to climb 9a+ with her ascent of La Rambla at the crag Siurana in Catalonia, Spain.

24.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Hansjörg Auer, Matthias Auer traverse Ötztal Alps Kaunergrat in winter

From 14 - 17 March 2017 Hansjörg Auer and his brother Matthias traversed the main part of the Kaunergrat in Austria’s Ötztal Alps.

24.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Angelika Rainer powers through French Connection in the Dolomites

In February 2017 Angelika Rainer from the South Tyrol repeated French Connection at the crag Tomorrow's World in the Italian Dolomites. Graded D15-, it is considered one of the hardest total dry routes in the world.

24.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk in This is Why

The video portrait of British rock climber Mina Leslie-Wujastyk.

23.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Jacopo Larcher climbs La Rambla at Siurana / Interview

Interview with Italian climber Jacopo Larcher after his repeat of the legendary sport climb La Rambla 9a+ at Siurana in Spain.

23.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Mélissa Le Nevé becomes first woman to boulder 8B+ at Fontainebleau

With her recent ascent of Mécanique élémentaire, French climber Mélissa Le Nevé has become the first woman to climb an 8B+ boulder problem at Fontainebleau in France.

22.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Heinz Zak & Separate Reality - the film of his Yosemite free solo

12 years ago Austrian climber and photographer Heinz Zak made the second free solo of Separate Reality, one of the most famous rock climbs in Yosemite Valley, USA. The film of this audacious ascent, which followed that of Wolfgang Güllich in 1986, is called 'Träume sterben nie', Dreams never die.

22.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Via MammaSandra, new rock climb in Val Zemola, Dolomites

On Monte Porgeit in Val Zemola (Dolomites) Daniele Geremia, Nicolò Cadorin and Maurizio Fontana have made the first ascent of Via MammaSandra (7b+, 7a+ obligatory, 250m), a new multi-pitch sport climb.

21.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Patagonia: Paolo Marazzi & Luca Schiera climb new route up Cerro Mariposa

On 15 and 16 March 2017 the two Italian Ragni di Lecco alpinists Luca Schiera and Paolo Marazzi established a new route up Cerro Mariposa in Patagonia.

21.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Stefano Ghisolfi sends Siurana’s La Rambla 4th go

Italian climber Stefano Ghisolfi has repeated La Rambla, the famous 9a+ sport climb at Siurana in Spain, on his fourth attempt.

20.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Tre Cime di Lavaredo winter enchainment by Simon Gietl and Michi Wohlleben

Winter mountaineering: on 17/03/2017 the alpinists Simon Gietl and Michi Wohlleben completed the traverse of the Tre Cime di Lavaredo - Drei Zinnen - in the Dolomites, climbing Cima Ovest, Cima Grande, Cima Piccola, Punta di Frida and Cima Piccolissima in 9 hours 15 minutes. This is certainly the first time the enchainment is carried out in winter.

19.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre - David Lama, Peter Ortner in A Snowball's Chance in Hell

The entire film A Snowball's Chance in Hell, featuring Austrian alpinists David Lama and Peter Ortner making the first free ascent of the Compressor route on Cerro Torre, Patagonia, carried out in January 2012.

18.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Extreme buildering at Montreal in Canada

The short clip of some crazy bouldering at Montreal in Canada.

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