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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.

28.11.2016 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

The routes climbing photographers dream of

Separate Reality climbed free solo by Wolfgang Güllich and Heinz Zak, Greenspit in Valle dell’Orco by Didier Berthod and Fred Moix. Maurizio Oviglia takes a closer look at the link between photographers and the climbs they have photographed.

14.09.2016 by Nicholas Hobley in Climbing

Action Directe, Wolfgang Güllich's 25-year-old Frankenjura masterpiece

Action Directe was established by Wolfgang Güllich on 14 September 1991 at Waldkopf in Germany's Frankenjura. The route set new new standards in sport climbing and now, precisely twenty-five years after the first ascent, Planetmountain.com takes a step back in time to discover more about one of the most famous sport climbs in the world and the man who made it happen.

14.08.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Laura Rogora waltzes up Wallstreet in Frankenjura

Laura Rogora has climbed Wallstreet, the historic world’s first 8c freed in 1987 by Wolfgang Güllich in Germany’s Frankenjura.

15.06.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Stefano Carnati climbs Action Directe in the Frankenjura

18 year-old Italian climber Stefano Carnati has repeated Action Directe, the legendary 9a sport climb established by Wolfgang Güllich in Germany’s Frankenjura in 1991.

21.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Felix Neumärker repeats Action Directe in Frankenjura and To tu jeste nebylo at Labak

On 14/05/2015 Felix Neumärker repeated To tu jeste nebydlo 9a at Labak in the Czech Republic. Two days later he repeated Action Direct, the 9a first climbed by Wolfgang Güllich in Germany’s Frankenjura.

15.05.2014 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Mélissa Le Nevé, the Wallstreet interview

Interview with French climber Melissa Le Nevé after the first female ascent of Wallstreet, the 8c first climbed in 1987 by Wolfgang Güllich in Frankenjura, Germany.

14.05.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Mélissa Le Nevé, first female ascent of Wallstreet in the Frankenjura

On 8/05/2014 French climber Melissa Le Nevé repeated Wallstreet, reputed to be the world's first 8c and first climbed by Wolfgang Güllich in 1987 in the Frankenjura, Germany.

06.05.2014 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Alexander Megos, the Action Directe Frankenjura interview

Interview with German sports climber Alexander Megos after his two-hour repoint of Action Directe, Wolfgang Güllich's 9a in the Frankenjura, Germany.

04.05.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alexander Megos repeats legendary Action Directe in 2 hours

On 3 May 2014 Alexander Megos repeated Action Direct, Wolfgang Güllich's 9a in the Frankenjura, Germany, in a mere 2 hours.

13.12.2013 by Simon Carter in Climbing

Arapiles, climbing at Australia's finest crag

Simon Carter introduces the climbing at Arapiles, the most famous crag in Australia that, this year, celebrates it's 50th anniversary.

23.03.2011 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Action Directe, the video of Gabriele Moroni

The video of Gabriele Moroni, the only Italian to have redpointed Action Directe, first climbed by Wolfgang Güllich in the Frankenjura, Germany.

18.04.2010 by Planetmountain in Environment

Action Directe 9a climbed by Gabriele Moroni, too

Gabriele Moroni and the first Italian ascent of Action Directe 9a, the route freed by Wolfgang Güllich in 1991 and which still today represents an important test for sport climbing.

26.11.2009 by Nicholas Hobley in Climbing

Alan Watts climbing interview

Interview with Alan Watts, the climber who played a leading role during the 1980's in developing Smith Rock into one of the most famous crags in the USA and the world.

01.10.2009 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Eternal Flame, Nameless Tower, first free ascent by Huber brothers

Between 11 and 14 August 2009 the German brothers Thomas and Alexander Huber carried out the first redpoint ascent of Eternal Flame, the legendary route up the S Buttress of Nameless Tower, Trango, Karakorum, Pakistan. The route had been established in 1989 by the Germans Kurt Albert, Wolfgang Güllich, Christof Stiegler, Milan Sykora and originally graded VI, 7b+, A2.

16.02.2009 by Nicholas Hobley in Climbing

Jerry Moffatt interview

Interview with Jerry Moffatt, one of the most successful climbers in the world during the 1980's and 1990's, with important first ascents such as Stone Love 8b+ in Germany's Frankenjura and Liquid Ambar 8c+ at Lower Pen Trwyn, Wales and The Ace FB8B at Stanage, England.

23.05.2008 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Adam Ondra repeats Action Directe, Frankenjura

On 19/05/2008 Adam Ondra repeated Action Direct 9a in the Frankenjura, Germany first ascended by Wolfgang Güllich in 1991.

02.10.2006 by PlanetMountain in Climbing

Kilian Fischhuber repeats Action Directe

On 25 September Kilian Fischhuber made the 9th ascent of Action Directe 9a at the Waldkopf, Frankenjura, Germany.

26.10.2005 by PlanetMountain.com in Climbing

Zero gravity days

Patxi Usobiaga becomes the third person in the world to on-sight an 8c, 'Gaua' at Lezain (N. Spain). Wolfgang Güllich's Action Directe 9a has been repeated by Dai Koyamada and Markus Bock. Martina Cufar on-sights Paieda' 8a+ at Rodellar, Spain and Fred Rouhling makes the first ascent of "La voie du charpentier" 8c at Allonzier la caille, France

13.10.2005 by PlanetMountain.com in Climbing

Rich Simpson makes 6th ascent of Action Directe

News just in report Richard Simpson from England having successfully made the sixth ascent of Wolfgang Güllich's Action Direct, Frankenjura, Germany

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