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 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

Destination Flatanger and the Hanshelleren cave for Silvio Reffo
21.08.2014 by Silvio Reffo in Climbing

Destination Flatanger and the Hanshelleren cave for Silvio Reffo

Italian climber Silvio Reffo talks about his climbing trip to Flatanger and the Hanshelleren cave in Norway, where he managed to repeat Odin's eye, 8c+.

Difficult new trad climb in South Wales by Tom Randall
21.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Difficult new trad climb in South Wales by Tom Randall

British climber Tom Randall has made the first ascent of Dina Crac, E9 7a at Dinas Rock in South Wales.

Bouldering World Championships 2014 kicks off in Munich
20.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Bouldering World Championships 2014 kicks off in Munich

The 2014 Bouldering World Championship starts in Munich, Germany tomorrow. The men's Qualification takes place on Thursday, the Women's Qualification on Friday while the Semifinals and Finals take place on Saturday.

Electric Funeral, new route in Canada's Bugaboos by Jon Walsh and Michelle Kadatz
20.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Electric Funeral, new route in Canada's Bugaboos by Jon Walsh and Michelle Kadatz

Jon Walsh and Michelle Kadatz have made the first ascent of Electric Funeral (300m, 5.11+) on the Wide Awake Tower, Bugaboos, Canada.

Diretta Consiglio: sun, sky, rock and the Gran Sasso d'Italia. By Ivo Ferrari
20.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Diretta Consiglio: sun, sky, rock and the Gran Sasso d'Italia. By Ivo Ferrari

Ivo Ferrari climbs 'La Diretta Consiglio' up the Gran Sasso. A day spent between the rocks and the sky, reliving the beauty of the climb.

Niccolò Ceria and the Red Rocks video
19.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Niccolò Ceria and the Red Rocks video

The video of Niccolò Ceria climbing at Red Rocks, USA.

Climbers rise to the Ice Bucket Challenge
19.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Climbers rise to the Ice Bucket Challenge

Climbers such as Sean McColl, Sasha DiGiulian and Edu Marin have accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge, the campaign aimed at raising awareness and funds for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Climbing at Würzjoch - Passo delle Erbe in the Dolomites
19.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Climbing at Würzjoch - Passo delle Erbe in the Dolomites

The sports crag Würzjoch - Passo delle Erbe, at the base of the gigantic Peitlerkofel (Sass de Putia) in the Dolomites. Part 5 of the series 'Crags for each season' published together with Vertical-Life.info.

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