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16.06.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Trad climbing video: James Pearson climbs Le Voyage at Annot

The video of British climber James Pearson and his first ascent of Le Voyage, a trad climb at Annot that checks is as one of the hardest single pitch pure trad routes in France.

15.06.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Yosemite Misty Wall first free ascent by Sasha DiGiulian and Jon Cardwell

On 27 May 2017 Sasha DiGiulian and Jon Cardwell made the first free ascent of Misty Wall up the west Face of Sentinel in Yosemite, USA.

15.06.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

First Ascent, the Kunyang Chhish East film featuring Simon Anthamatten, Matthias and Hansjörg Auer

The film First Ascent is now available on demand, documenting Austria’s Hansjörg Auer and Matthias Auer and Switzerland’s Simon Anthamatten climbing the hitherto virgin Kunyang Chhish East in Karakoram (Pakistan) in July 2013.

12.06.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Ticket crack - the crack climbing masterpiece

Urban climbing in Belgium: Sébastien Berthe, Florian Delcoigne, Pierre Mertens, Pablo Recourt and Loic Debry attempt 'The Ticket Crack' at Groenendael railway station close to Brussels.

11.06.2017 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Vail victories for Jongwon Chon and Shauna Coxsey

The fifth stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2017 was won on Saturday 10 June in Vail, Colorado, USA by South Korea’s Jongwon Chon and by Britain’s Shauna Coxsey.

10.06.2017 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Bouldering World Cup 2017: Vail live

The Bouldering World Cup 2017 continues with the fifth stage in Vail, USA. The Semifinals begin at 18:00 CET, while the finals take place at 00:30.

09.06.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Midnight Lightning, the legendary boulder problem in Yosemite

The video of David Sjöquist climbing Midnight Lightning in Yosemite, USA, one of the most famous boulder problems in the world first climbed in 1978 by Ron Kauk. The first episode of the series The Classics | Boulder.

09.06.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

El Capitan: Peter Zabrok and Sean Warren make long-awaited first repeat of Adrift in Yosemite

American rock climber Peter Zabrok and Britain's Sean Warren have made the long-awaited first repeat of Adrift, the difficult big wall aid climb up the SE Face of El Capitan first ascended in early 1994 by Steve Quinlan and Paul Pritchard.

07.06.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Jorg Verhoeven and the life saving climbing helmet

The video of Dutch rock climber Jorg Verhoeven as he falls headfirst off a trad climb in Colorado, USA and is saved by his climbing helmet.

06.06.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alex Honnold: first video of Freerider free solo up El Capitan

The first video of Alex Honnold’s free solo ascent of Freerider on El Capitan, Yosemite, carried out by the American climbs on 3 June 2017.

06.06.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Steve McClure frees Rainman at Malham Cove, Britain's first 9b

At Malham Cove in England Steve McClure has freed Rainman, the first sports climb in Great Britain graded 9b.

05.06.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Ralf Dujmovits, dream vanishes of climbing Everest without supplementary oxygen

At the end of May the German mountaineer Ralf Dujmovits was forced to abandon his attempt of climbing Everest without supplementary oxygen due to the strong winds and snowfall at 8,580 meters. In 2009, Dujmovits completed all fourteen 8000ers without O2, except for the highest mountain in the world.

04.06.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alex Honnold free solo climbs El Capitan, Yosemite

American rock climber Alex Honnold has made a free solo ascent of Freerider on El Capitan, Yosemite. In doing so he has become the first person to climb El Capitan without ropes.

03.06.2017 by Planetmountain in Environment

On the trails of the glaciers: how Patagonia has changed in the last 100 years

The video trailer by Fabiano Ventura documenting the effects of climate change on the glaciers in Patagonia.

02.06.2017 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Italian climbing team: European Championship dreams at Campitello di Fassa

While the Val di Fassa Climbing club continues preparing for the IFSC European Climbing Championship (Lead and Speed) at the end of June, the Italian Climbing Team coached by Luca Giupponi has just spent four days training on the ADEL climbing wall.

01.06.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Ricordi nebbiosi, big new rock climb up Cima della Busazza, Civetta, Dolomites

From 2 to 3 August 2016 Giorgio Travaglia, Martin Dejori, Titus Prinoth and Alex Walpoth made the first ascent of Ricordi nebbiosi (IX-A1), an almost 1200m high route up the NW Face of Cima della Busazza (Civetta, Dolomites).

30.05.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Aiguille du Midi new mixed climb by Jeff Mercier & Co

French alpinists Jeff Mercier, David Autheman, Lucien Boucansaud and Gérémy Rakowski have completed Red Devils, a new route up the NW Face of Aiguille du Midi, Mont Blanc massif, France.

29.05.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Kilian Jornet summits Everest twice in a week

After having summited Everest on 22 May 2017, on 27 May Spain’s Kilian Jornet Burgada reached the summit of the world’s highest mountain for the second time in one week. Jornet Burgada climbed without supplementary oxygen and in 17 hours from Advanced Base Camp.

28.05.2017 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Campitello di Fassa, Austrian Climbing team trains in Val di Fassa

The video of the Austrian Climbing team that trained at Campitello in Val di Fassa, Italy, prior to European Climbing Championship scheduled to take place from 29 June to 1 July 2017.

Grand Combin de Valsorey South Face

The video by Yannick Boissenot and Davide Capozzi of their recent ski and snowboard descent of the South Face of Grand Combin de Valsorey in Switzerland.

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