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12.01.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

All-in, difficult new ice and mixed climb on Sas del Pegorer in the Dolomites

Philipp Angelo, Fabrizio della Rossa and Thomas Gianola report about their first ascent of All-in (AI 6-, M7, R), a difficult new ice and mixed climb up the North Face of Sas Pegorer, Gran Vernel (Marmolada, Dolomites).

11.01.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Kyzyl Asker, the short film of Ines Papert and Luka Lindič in Kyrgyzstan

The short film of Luka Lindič e Ines Papert and their first ascent of 'Lost in China' (ED, WI 5+, M6, 1200m) up the SE Face of Kyzyl Asker (5842m), Kyrgyzstan.

11.01.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Škrlatica in Slovenia sees first winter ascents by Matej Arh and Klemen Gerbec

In December 2016 Matej Arh and Klemen Gerbec made the first winter ascents of two summer routes up the North Face of Mt Škrlatica in Slovenia. In their winter version these routes offer outstanding and challenging winter climbing in one of the most beautiful and remote corners of the Julian Alps.

10.01.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Jeff Mercier climbs new variation to Beyond Good and Evil on Aiguille des Pélerins, Mont Blanc

Mountaineering in the Mont Blanc massif: on the North face of Aiguille des Pélerins (3318m) Jeff Mercier, together with Lucien Boucansaud, Xavier Cailhol and Bastien Lardat, has climbed 'Les Flammes de l’enfer’, a new variation to the famous ice and mixed climb Beyond Good and Evil.

10.01.2017 by Luca Vallata in Alpinism

La Bruixa, new ice climb in Val Zemola, Dolomites

Luca Vallata reports about the first ascent of La Bruixa, a new icefall in Val Zemola, Dolomites, climbed on 05/01/2017 together with Santiago Padrós.

09.01.2017 by Thomas Huber in Alpinism

Jeff Lowe's Eiger Metanoia finally repeated by Thomas Huber, Stephan Siegrist and Roger Schaeli

From 29 to 30 December 2016 Thomas Huber, Stephan Siegrist and Roger Schaeli scored the long-awaited second ascent of Metanoia, Jeff Lowe’s masterpiece on the North Face of the Eiger. The route was established solo over a period of nine days in winter 1991 by the leading American alpinist and, despite attempts, had been unrepeated. Thomas Huber provides the report.

06.01.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

The Journey, with Guido Unterwurzacher

The Journey, a short film by Johannes Mair about Guido Unterwurzacher, Simon Berger, Max Berger and Christian Hechenberger ice climbing in Canada.

05.01.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

El Chico, Dry tooling enchainment by Bonino and Colay up Pyramide Du Tacul, Mont Blanc

Alpinism: on 7/12/2016 Enrico Bonino and Olivier Colay made a dry-tooling reinterpretation of the routes Pinelli-Sabbadini, Lenoir and Ottoz, to forge El Chico (M6+ 4° 250m) on Pyramide Du Tacul, Mont Blanc massif.

04.01.2017 by Ines Papert in Alpinism

Ines Papert and Luka Lindič pull off first repeat of Pizzo Badile Nordest Supercombo

Winter mountaineering: Ines Papert reports about the first repeat of the ice and mixed climb ‘Nordest Supercombo' (800m, M7, R) up the NE Face of Pizzo Badile, carried out on 30/12/2016 together with Luka Lindič

03.01.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Julian Alps, new winter climb on Cima Verde del Montasio

Winter mountaineering in the Julian Alps: on 18 December 2016 Enrico Mosetti, Alberto Giassi and Davide Limongi made the first ascent of ‘Amici per sempre’ (IV /4+, 350m), a new mixed climb up the North Face of Cima Verde del Monte Montasio.

30.12.2016 by Vittorio Messini in Alpinism

Felbertal, another big new icefall up Hochbirghöhe in the High Tauern

On 23/12/2016 the mountain guides Vittorio Messini and Isidor Poppeller made the first ascent of 'Pinzga Stier' (WI5, 1200m), a new ice climb up Hochbirghöhe in Austria.

24.12.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Eiger North Face / Tom Ballard and Marcin Tomaszewski Titanic video

The video of Tom Ballard and Marcin Tomaszewski making the first ascent of ‘Titanic' (A3/M5/6b, 2000m), a new climb up the North Face of the Eiger (Switzerland).

23.12.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Pizzo Badile Nordest supercombo, new mixed combination by David Hefti and Marcel Schenk

On 16/12/2016 the two Swiss mountain guides David Hefti and Marcel Schenk climbed the ice and mixed combination 'Nordest supercombo' (800m, M7, R) a demanding line that joins Via Cassin with via Memento Mori up the NE Face of Pizzo Badile.

22.12.2016 by Davide Ortolani in Alpinism

New ice and mixed climb up Cima Paganella, Brenta Dolomites

On 20/12/2016 Simone Elmi, Davide Carton and Davide Ortolani made the first ascent of 'Lato B' (M4, WI4, II, R3, 100m), a new mixed climb up Cima della Paganella, Brenta Dolomites.

20.12.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Directissima / The splendour of winter climbing in Quebec

The film Directissima directed by Louis Rousseau the shows the areas Saguenay (Cap Trinité) and Charlevoix (Mont du Gros Bras) and the beauty of winter mountaineering in Quebec, Canada.

19.12.2016 by Marco Servalli in Competitions

Ice Climbing World Cup 2017: Alexey Dengin and Shin Woonseon win in USA

The first stage of the Ice Climbing World Cup 2017 took place in Durango, Colorado, USA, last weekend and was won by Russia’s Alexey Dengin and Korea’s Shin Woonseon. The Speed event was won by the Russians Maria Tolokonina and Nikolai Kuzovlev.

16.12.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Albert Leichtfried and Benedikt Purner discover new ice climbs in Iceland

Ice climbing: in February 2016 the Austrian alpinists Albert Leichtfried and Benedikt Purner established a flurry of new ice climbs in Iceland, including Tröll leikhus at Austurárdalur, currently the hardest on the island.

15.12.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Mountaineering: Hansjörg Auer and Alex Blümel breach unclimbed North Face of Gimmigela East in Nepal

Climbing from 8 - 10 November 2016, the Austrian alpinists Hansjörg Auer and Alex Blümel completed the first ascent of the North Face of Gimmigela East (7005m), Nepal.

15.12.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Pleishornwasserfall, new ice climb on Ortler North Face

On 13 December 2016 Daniel Ladurner and Johannes Lemayer made the first ascent of Pleishornwasserfall (260m, WI6, M7+, A1), the obvious drip that plunges down the Northeast Face of Ortler, at 3905m the highest mountain in Italy’s South Tyrol.

14.12.2016 by Vittorio Messini in Alpinism

Hochbirghöhe: new ice and mixed climb in Austria’s High Tauern

The report by Vittorio Messini who together with Isidor Poppeller and Matthias Wurzer made the first ascent of 'Mehr denn je Hintersee' (800m, M7+ WI6+ 08/12/2016), a new ice and mixed climb up the NE Face of Hochbirghöhe (2767m), High Tauern, Austria.

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