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Janja Garnbret climbs 8b onsight in Croatia
04.03.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Janja Garnbret climbs 8b onsight in Croatia

15-year-old Slovenian sport climber Janja Garnbret has onsighted Avatar 8b at Pandora in Croatia. On her second attempt she redpointed the climb Scrat, 8c.

Nicolas Favresse and the magic world of night climbing
03.03.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Nicolas Favresse and the magic world of night climbing

Belgian climber Nicolas Favresse exalts the beauty of climbing at night.

 Naranjo de Bulnes with the Pou family
02.03.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Naranjo de Bulnes with the Pou family

The video of Iker Pou, Eneko Pou and their father climbing Directa de los Martinez, Naranjo de Bulnes, Picos de Europa, Spain.

Alaska Range Project by Carl Battreall
02.03.2015 by Carl Battreall in Alpinism

Alaska Range Project by Carl Battreall

Alaskan photographer Carl Battreall introduces his Alaska Range Project, a major photographic project to explore and photograph the entire Alaska Range in North America from the Nutzotin Mountains to the Neacolas via Denali - Mount McKinley.

King of Dolomites video
01.03.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

King of Dolomites video

The video of King of Dolomites 2015, the photographic contest to take the best freeride shot of the Dolomites, won at San Martino di Castrozza by Guy Fattal from Israel.

Colin Haley and Alex Honnold attempt one-day Torre Traverse in Patagonia
28.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Colin Haley and Alex Honnold attempt one-day Torre Traverse in Patagonia

In Patagonia American alpinists Colin Haley and Alex Honnold have attempted a one day ascent of the Cerro Torre Traverse, enchaining Cerro Torre, Torre Egger, Punta Herron and Cerro Standhardt. The two were forced to turn back just two pitches below the last summit due to the Patagonian winds.

Cima Scotoni Waffenlos winter ascent by Simon Gietl and Gerhard Fiegl
27.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cima Scotoni Waffenlos winter ascent by Simon Gietl and Gerhard Fiegl

In mid-february 2015 Simon Gietl and Gerry Fiegl made the probable first winter ascent of Waffenlos on Cima Scotoni, Fanis, Dolomites.

Stéphanie Bodet climbing Octogénèse in Corsica
27.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Stéphanie Bodet climbing Octogénèse in Corsica

The short film Of the rock I asked for the moon, starring French climber Stéphanie Bodet on Octogénèse in Corsica

Guy Fattal wins King of Dolomites 2015
26.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

Guy Fattal wins King of Dolomites 2015

Guy Fattal from Israel, ahead of Lucas Swieykowski and Alex Buisse has won the third edition of King of Dolomites, the photo contest to shoot the most beautiful freeride photo of the Dolomites.

Hansjörg Auer and The Music of Chance on Kristallwand
26.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Hansjörg Auer and The Music of Chance on Kristallwand

The video of the first ascent of The Music of Chance, established in winter 2012 on the Kristallwand face, Kirchkogel in Austria.

Optimist, new Schneefernerkopf climb by Michael Wohlleben and Joachim Feger
25.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Optimist, new Schneefernerkopf climb by Michael Wohlleben and Joachim Feger

German alpinists Michael Wohlleben and Joachim Feger have made an alpine style first ascent of Optimist, a 1300m line up the West Face of Schneefernerkopf in the Wetterstein massif, Austria.

Ines Papert repeats The Hurting in Scotland
24.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Ines Papert repeats The Hurting in Scotland

German alpinist Ines Papert has made the first female ascent of The Hurting XI 11 at Coire an t-Sneachda in Scotland.

Amore e ombra, Adam Holzknecht and Alex Walpoth climb new mixed route in Vallunga
24.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Amore e ombra, Adam Holzknecht and Alex Walpoth climb new mixed route in Vallunga

On Col Turont, Vallunga / Langental, Dolomites, Adam Holzknecht and Alex Walpoth have made the first ascent of the mixed climb Amore e Ombra (160m, M9, VIII, WI5).

Magnus Midtbø climbing Jungle Speed at Siurana
24.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Magnus Midtbø climbing Jungle Speed at Siurana

The video of Norwegian climber Magnus Midtboe on Jungle Speed at Siurana in Spain.

Niccolò Ceria flashes 8B at Fontainebleau
23.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Niccolò Ceria flashes 8B at Fontainebleau

At Fontainebleau in France Niccolò Ceria has flashed the boulder problem Ubik assis 8B.

Valery Rozov Kilimanjaro BASE jump
23.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Valery Rozov Kilimanjaro BASE jump

On 10 February 2015 Russian BASE Valery Rozov leapt off Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa.

 Lucie Hrozová repeats Low G Man at Bus del Quai di Iseo
22.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Lucie Hrozová repeats Low G Man at Bus del Quai di Iseo

At the drytooling crag Bus del Quai di Iseo Lucie Hrozova has made the second repeat of Low G Man, the hardest total dry climb in Italy.

Nicolas Favresse climbs Ganesh trad at Badami in India
21.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Nicolas Favresse climbs Ganesh trad at Badami in India

At Badami in India Nicolas Favresse has made a trad ascent of Ganesh 8b+.

Stefano Carnati climbing Hyaena at Finale
20.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Stefano Carnati climbing Hyaena at Finale

The video of Stefano Carnati climbing Hyaena 8b/b+ at Finale, Italy.

Piolet d'Or 2015 and the big list of 58 climbs
20.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolet d'Or 2015 and the big list of 58 climbs

58 ascents carried out in 2014 have been included in the "Big list" of the Piolet d'Or, the most prestigious mountaineering award that will be celebrated between 9 - 12 April, 2015 at Courmayeur and Chamonix, at the foot of Mont Blanc.

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