Interview with American climber Hans Florine after his 17/06/2012 speed record on The Nose, El Capitan, Yosemite set with Alex Honnold.
On 17/06/2012 Hans Florine and Alex Honnold set a new speed record up The Nose on El Capitan, Yosemite in 2:23:46.
On 11/06/2012 the American climbers Jes Meiris and Quinn Brett set a new female speed record up The Nose in Yosemite, climbing El Capitan's most famous rock climb in 10 hours 19 minutes.
The video of Enzo Oddo climbing La Rambla 9a+ at Siurana, Spain.
French climber Enzo Oddo has redpointed La Rambla original 9a+ at Siurana, Spain.
The video of the first one day free ascent of Tough Enough in Tsaranoro (Madagascar) in October 2010 and the total climbing progression of Adam Ondra, the Czech climber who amazed the world.
Video of Alexander Huber sharing his thoughts about about Adam Ondra
David Lama has made quick repeats of Stoamanndl 8b and Donnervogel 8b, first ascended by Alexander Huber, a few months after making the first repeat of Paciencia 8a on the North Face of the Eiger.
American climbers Hans Florine and Alex Honnold missed breaking The Nose Speed record in Yosemite, USA by 45 seconds today.
The thoughts for Walter Bonatti which PlanetMountain received from the alpinists...
Slovenian climber Luka Krajnc has carried out the fourth complete free ascent of Bellavista on Cima Ovest di Lavaredo, Dolomites, first ascended by Alexander Huber solo during winter 1999 with difficulties up to A4 and then freed by German at 8c in July 2001. Urban Golob provides the report.
The 59th Trento Film Festival takes place from 28 April to 8 May to celebrate mountains, society, cinema and literature. Numerous mountaineering personalities gather in Italy's Trento including Messner, Herzog, Bonatti, Mazeaud, Erri De Luca, Mauro Corona, Neri Marcoré, Enrico Brizzi and Mario Brunello.
Raoul Martinez, Sean Villanueva, Cintia Percivati and have carried out the first free ascent of Golden Eagle (7a/7a+, 700m), established by Alexander Huber and Stephan Siegrist in 2006 on Aguja Desmochada, Patagonia.
Interview with Adam Ondra after his first ascent of La Capella at Siurana, Spain, which the 18-year-old from the Czech Republic has tentatively graded 9b
On 9-10 February 2011 Neil Kauffman and Josh Wharton established Coda (V 5.11+ AO) on Aguja Desmochada, Fitz Roy massif, Patagonia.
Rosso 70, the film directed by Francesco Mansutti and Vinicio Stefanello and which retraces the 70 yera mountaineering history f the Scoiattoli mountaineering club in Cortina, has won the Jury's Special Prize during the Bulgaria's X° International Mountain Film Festival in Bansko
Iker and Eneko Pou from Spain have repeated Zahir 8b+ on the Wendenstöcke, Bernese Oberland, Switzerland
On 14/08/2010 Iker Pou repeated "Pan Aroma" 8c on the North Face of Cima Ovest di Lavaredo, Dolomites
Double takings for David Lama, who in just a couple of weeks repeated two important routes in the Alps, Bellavista 8c on the Cima Ovest of the Tre Cime di Lavaredo and Voie Petit 8b on Gran Capucin.
On 30/06/2010 the Austrian climber Hansjörg Auer carried out the first repeat of Pan Aroma 8c, Cima Ovest di Lavaredo, Dolomites