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12.04.2017 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Open Letter from the IFSC Athletes Commission against end to free livestream

We have received and publish an Open Letter from the IFSC Athletes Commission, the body that provides a channel for communication between athletes and the IFSC Board, following the shock decision of the International Federation of Sport Climbing to put an end to free livestreaming of its climbing competitions.

11.04.2017 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Anton Krupicka / Running, Mountains, Life

Purpose, the short movie dedicated to the American ultra-runner and adventurer Anton Krupicka.

11.04.2017 by Planetmountain in Events

Arco Rock Star and Adventure Awards Days, the Italian adventure and exploration festival

From 21- 23 April Arco, Italy will host the Adventure Awards Days, the International Festival of adventure and exploration. Guests include Manolo, Emilio Previtali, Francesco Sauro, Stefano Gregoretti, Michele Evangelisti and Robbie Shone. The two-day festival will also host the second edition of Arco Rock Star, the international contest of climbing photography in the heart of Garda Trentino region.

10.04.2017 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Shauna Coxsey and Kokoro Fuji win Bouldering World Cup 2017 debut at Meiringen

The first stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2017 was won on Saturday, April 8 at Meiringen in Switzerland by Britain’s Shauna Coxsey and Japan’s Kokoro Fujii.

10.04.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Return to silence. Rock climbing in '90's according to Heinz Mariacher and Luisa Iovane

When climbing resembles poetry: scenes from "Ritorno al silenzio”, the 1992 film about climbing in the Dolomites starring Heinz Mariacher and Luisa Iovane.

09.04.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Deeplining - slacklining 500 meters underground

Lukas Irmler descends into the French cave Gouffre Berger and slacklines 500 meters underground.

08.04.2017 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Boulder World Cup 2017, free live streaming from Meiringen today!

As a result of the furor of thousands of climbers, the final stages of the first Bouldering World Cup 2017 will be streamed free of charge today on youtube. At 11 the Semifinals, at 18:30 the finals.

06.04.2017 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Climbing World Cup live streaming no longer free sparks outrage on social media

The IFSC, the International Federation of Sport Climbing, has announced a deal with Flosports. As of tomorrow and for the next three years, the sport climbing World Cups will no longer be streamed online free of charge, but on the American subscription based platform. Social media channels have been inundated with criticism.

05.04.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

The incredible climbing of Matthew Phillips

Watch and learn from British paraclimber Matthew Phillips in these three climbing and training videos.

04.04.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Petit Dru, Les Droites & Grandes Jorasses, class mountaineering in the Mont Blanc massif

Good conditions in the Mont Blanc massif have enabled the French Groupe Militaire de haute montagne climbers to make three interesting repeats on Rhem-Vimal up Les Droites, Rolling Stones on Grandes Jorasses and Voie des guides on Petit Dru.

03.04.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Great mountaineering on Thalay Sagar: the Russian direttissima video

The video of the first ascent of 'Moveable Feast', the huge new route up the North Face of Thalay Sagar (6904m) in the Indian Himalaya first climbed from 9 - 17 September 2016 by the Russian alpinists Dmitry Golovchenko, Dmitry Grigoriev and Sergey Nilov.

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.

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