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Sachi Amma and Magdalena Röck win the Rock Master Lead 2014. Francesco Vettorata a fantastic second
30.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Sachi Amma and Magdalena Röck win the Rock Master Lead 2014. Francesco Vettorata a fantastic second

Sachi Amma and Magdalena Röck win the Rock Master Lead 2014. Francesco Vettorata a fantastic second.

Rock Master Lead, Semifinal results
30.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Rock Master Lead, Semifinal results

Jakob Schubert and Hélène Janicot place first in the onsight round. Schubert is joined in the Final by McColl, Amma, Skofic, Chernikov, Vettorata, Kryukov, Primozic and Timmermans. In the women's Janicot is joined by Röck, Markovic, Durif, Lavarda, Malamid, Becerra, Fakhritdinova and Claudia Ghisolfi. The final begins this evening at 20.00.

Muriel Sarkany and Urko Carmona Barandiaran win the Arco Rock Legends 2014
30.08.2014 by Vinicio Stefanello in Events

Muriel Sarkany and Urko Carmona Barandiaran win the Arco Rock Legends 2014

On Friday 29/08/2014 during the 9th edition of Arco Rock Legends the Salewa Rock Award was won by Muriel Sarkany while Urko Carmona Barandiaran won the La Sportiva Competition Award. The Climbing Ambassador by Aquafil award was assigned to the Italian writer, sculptor, alpinist and rock climber Mauro Corona.

Paraclimbing Cup, a great competition for everyone!
29.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Paraclimbing Cup, a great competition for everyone!

The Italian leg of the Paraclimbing World Cup has just come to an end on the enormous Climbing Stadium overhangs.

Rock Master Boulder: all the results from the Open
29.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Rock Master Boulder: all the results from the Open

The Men's Open Boulder finished this morning. Those who have qualified for the Final on Sunday 31 August are Kokoro Fuji (JPN), James Kassay (AUS), Gregor Vezonik (SLO), Makoto Yamauchi (JPN). The four women who qualify are Katja Kadic (SLO), Ekaterina Andreeva (RUS), Julija Kruder (SLO), Sol Sa (KOR).

Domen Skofic repeats Underground at Arco
29.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Domen Skofic repeats Underground at Arco

Yesterday 20-year-old Domen Skofic repeated Underground 9a at Arco.

Rock Master Lead: all the results from the Open
28.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Rock Master Lead: all the results from the Open

Charlotte Durif, Mathilde Becerra, Claudia Ghisolfi, Christine Schranz, Maja Vidmar, Alina Ring all qualify for the Semifinal. The male qualifiers for Saturday’s onsight are Mikhail Chernikov, Valeriy Kryukov, Urban Primozic, Francesco Vettorata, Thomas Joannes and Loïc Timmermans.

Climbing at Malga Ciapela
28.08.2014 by Mauro Dell'Antonia in Climbing

Climbing at Malga Ciapela

The crag Malga Ciapéla, sport climbing beneath the Marmolada in the Italian Dolomites by Mauro Dell'Antonia.

 Rock Master Festival 2014: a great climbing show at Arco
27.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Rock Master Festival 2014: a great climbing show at Arco

The Rock Master Festival 2014 kicks off on Thursday 28 August with an intense four day line-up: Lead, Boulder, Paraclimbing Cup, Speed World Cup and the Arco Rock Legends Award. The Festival then continues from 4 - 7 September with the Rock Junior competition and the IFSC European Youth Bouldering Championships.

Africa Fusion, Alex Honnold and Hazel Findlay in South Africa
27.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Africa Fusion, Alex Honnold and Hazel Findlay in South Africa

The video of Alex Honnold and Hazel Findlay and their climbing trip to South Africa.

Angela Eiter boulders 8B at Rocklands in South Africa
26.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Angela Eiter boulders 8B at Rocklands in South Africa

Austrian climber Angela Eiter has repeated Fragile steps FB8B at Rocklands, South Africa

Brenta Base Camp #2 - two new routes up Punta Jolanda
25.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Brenta Base Camp #2 - two new routes up Punta Jolanda

The report by Alessandro Beber and Alessandro Baù about two new rock climbs on Punta Jolanda: Prua degli Onironauti (250m, VII) and Badanti al seguito (220m, VIII), established on 04/08/2014 together with Matteo Baù, Fabrizio Dellai, Matteo Faletti and Claudia Mario. The second report of the Brenta Base Camp, the small 'expedition' into the the heart of the Brenta Dolomites during the Discover Brenta Dolomites event to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first traverse of this massif.

Gran Sasso Paretone. By Ivo Ferrari
25.08.2014 by Ivo Ferrari in Alpinism

Gran Sasso Paretone. By Ivo Ferrari

The journey with Ivo Ferrari up the route Diretta Alessandri on Terzo Pilastro, Paretone del Gran Sasso, first ascended by Domenico Alessandri, Roberto Furi and Carlo Leone on 21 July 1968.

Stefano Ghisolfi, first 9a+ with Le moustache qui fâche
25.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Stefano Ghisolfi, first 9a+ with Le moustache qui fâche

At Entraygues in France Stefano Ghisolfi has climbed Le moustache qui fâche, his first 9a+.

Adam Ondra and Juliane Wurm Bouldering World Champions!
23.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Adam Ondra and Juliane Wurm Bouldering World Champions!

This evening in Munich, Germany, Adam Ondra and Juliane Wurm won the Bouldering World Championship 2014. Silver was won by Jernej Kruder and Alex Puccio, while bronze went to Jan Hojer and Akiyo Noguchi.

Bouldering World Championship 2014: the decisive day
23.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Bouldering World Championship 2014: the decisive day

The Bouldering World Championship 2014 enters the decisive rounds in Munich today. At 11.00am the Semifinals, at 18:30 the finals, all in live streaming.

Shark's Tooth, new climb in Greenland by Della Bordella, Schüpbach and Ledergerber
22.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Shark's Tooth, new climb in Greenland by Della Bordella, Schüpbach and Ledergerber

Matteo Della Bordella, Silvan Schüpbach and Christian Ledergerber have made the first ascent of The Great Shark Hunt, a new route up the Shark's Tooth in Greenland.

Johanna Ernst climbs Wallstreet in the Frankenjura
22.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Johanna Ernst climbs Wallstreet in the Frankenjura

On 11/08/2014 Austrian climber Johanna Ernst repeated Wallstreet 8c in the Frankenjura, Germany.

Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Dolomites
22.08.2014 by Enrico Maioni in Trekking

Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Dolomites

Enrico Maioni, Cortina Mountain Guide, introduces the walk around the Tre Cime di Lavaredo - Drei Zinnen - in the Dolomites, one of the most beautiful and famous hikes in the world.

Alex Honnold and the Relativity Of Risk
21.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alex Honnold and the Relativity Of Risk

The video of Alex Honnold talking about his climbing without a rope and the relativity of risk

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