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17.06.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

A Bird's Eye View of Yosemite Valley

The video clip filmed by Luis Manzaneda with his drone of El Capitan, Half Dome and the Yosemite Valley, USA.

16.06.2017 by Tommy Caldwell in Climbing

Why Alex Honnold's Free Solo of El Cap Scared Me. By Tommy Caldwell

We have kindly received permission by both Outside Magazine and Tommy Caldwell to republish Caldwell's article about Alex Honnold and his incredible first free solo of El Capitan (Yosemite Valley, USA) via the climb Freerider.

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.

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.

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 Vinicio Stefanello in Climbing

Alex Honnold, the free solo beyond the norm

Rock climbing beyond the limits: thoughts about the scope of Alex Honnold's recent free solo ascent of Freerider on El Capitan (Yosemite).

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.

05.05.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Silvan Schüpbach and Dimitri Vogt repeat El Capitan Muir Wall

From 25 - 30 April 2017, Silvan Schüpbach and Dimitri Vogt repeated the Muir Wall up El Capitan in Yosemite. During 6 days on the 1000m southwest face the two Swissmen climbed all 33 pitches free at 5.13c (8a+).

14.04.2017 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Gondo Crack climbed trad by Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl

Interview with Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl after the first free ascent of Gondo Crack at the crag Cippo in Switzerland. The duo freed the route as an 8c sport climb and then did without the bolts and climbed the route with nuts and friends to produce one of the toughest trad cracks in the world.

06.04.2017 by Nicholas Hobley in Alpinism

Peter Habeler, 74, climbs Eiger North Face again with David Lama

Timeless mountaineering: aged 74 Peter Habeler, one of the world’s greatest mountaineers who in 1978 made the first ascent of Everest without supplementary oxygen together with Reinhold Messner, has now climbed the North Face of the Eiger once again. In 1974 Habeler had climbed the mountain in record time with Messner, while now he repeated the route with another world famous alpinist, young David Lama.

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.

15.03.2017 by Nicholas Hobley in Climbing

Royal Robbins, goodbye to America's legendary climber

On 14 March 2017 American rock climbing pioneer Royal Robbins passed away. Aged 82, Robbins was one of the best American climbers during the ’60’s and ’70’s, the period known in "Golden Age"" of Yosemite Valley climbing. Robbins was a pioneer and advocate of clean climbing, i.e. without pegs and expansion bolts, and one of the most vocal proponents of the need to protect the rock and environment.

14.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Vanessa François and her climb up Grand Capucin

The video ‘Ensemble au Grand Cap' of disabled alpinist Vanessa François and her ascent of Grand Capucin (Mont Blanc) up the route 'L’écho des alpages'.

08.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Barbara Zangerl climbs 8c+ at Siurana in Spain

Austrian climber Barbara Zangerl has redpointed Chikane, her first 8c+ sports climb, at the Spanish crag Siurana.

27.02.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Video: Josune Bereziartu and the first female 9a climb

The video including Josune Bereziartu discussing the world's first female 9a sports climb. Featuring Daniel Andrada, Yuji Hirayama, Maurizio Manolo Zanolla, Flavio Crespi, Angela Eiter and Tomas Mrazek.

25.01.2017 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

Chulilla in Spain, thoughts about this world-class climbing destination. By Maurizio Oviglia

Politically incorrect thoughts after a climbing trip to Chulilla, Spain, one of the best rock climbing destinations in the world and currently extremely popular among the climbing community. By Maurizio Oviglia.

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.

03.01.2017 by Jolly Lamberti in Climbing

Jolly Lamberti 8c send at Spiaggia Della Molpa, Palinuro

Alessandro Lamberti (52) reports about his recent repeat of the 8c sports climb Egger at Spiaggia Della Molpa at Palinuro, Italy.

01.01.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alex Honnold interview after Dan Osman speed solo tribute on Bear's Reach

American rock climber Alex Honnold teams up with planetmountain.com to talk about his recent reenactment of Dan Osman’s famous speed solo up the climb 'Bear's Reach' at Lover's Leap, California, USA

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