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    Anna Stöhr & Juliane Wurm bouldering in Japan
    22.10.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Anna Stöhr & Juliane Wurm bouldering in Japan

    Austria’s Anna Stöhr and Germany’s Juliane Wurm discover some of the bouldering potential in Japan, featuring Yuji Hirayama, Akiyo Noguchi, Yuka Kobayashi, Sachi Amma and many others.

    Sasha DiGiulian / The state of the art of women's climbing
    20.10.2017 di Planetmountain in Interviews

    Sasha DiGiulian / The state of the art of women's climbing

    Top American climber Sasha DiGiulian talks to planetmountain.com about the current state of female sport climbing, starting from the latest great ascents carried out Margo Hayes and Anak Verhoeven.

    Via Mirko, new rock climb above Val Gardena in the Dolomites
    19.10.2017 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Via Mirko, new rock climb above Val Gardena in the Dolomites

    The Italian Mountain Guides Armin Senoner and Manuel Nocker have made the first ascent of Via Mirko, a new rock climb up Monte Steviola above Vallunga (Puez-Odle group), Dolomites.

    Quinn Brett, Recovery Fund for climber injured in fall on El Capitan
    18.10.2017 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Quinn Brett, Recovery Fund for climber injured in fall on El Capitan

    On 11 October 2017 strong American climber Quinn Brett fell and seriously injured herself while climbing The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite Valley (USA). Friends have launched a fundraising campaign.

    Bugaboos climbing: Leo Houlding and Will Stanhope enchain Howser Towers in a day
    18.10.2017 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Bugaboos climbing: Leo Houlding and Will Stanhope enchain Howser Towers in a day

    Leo Houlding and Will Stanhope climb the three Howser Towers at the Bugaboos in Canada in 23 hours and 30 minutes. The link-up consisted of 2,000m of climbing up to 5.12+ (7b/7b+). This is the first time the three towers have been enchained in a day.

    Alfredo Webber climbs 9a aged 48, Thunder Ribes at Massone
    17.10.2017 di Matteo Pavana in Climbing

    Alfredo Webber climbs 9a aged 48, Thunder Ribes at Massone

    A few days ago 48-year-old Alfredo Webber climbed his first 9a, Thunder Ribes at Massone, Arco, Italy. Matteo Pavana provides the report.

    Janja Garnbret wins Lead World Cup 2017, Anak Verhoeven and Keiichiro Korenaga win in Xiamen
    16.10.2017 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Janja Garnbret wins Lead World Cup 2017, Anak Verhoeven and Keiichiro Korenaga win in Xiamen

    The penultimate stage of the Lead World Cup 2017 was won yesterday at Xiamen in China by Anak Verhoeven from Belgium and Keiichiro Korenaga from Japan. Slovenia's Janja Garnbret placed third and secured overall victory in the Lead World Cup. The Speed World Cup 2017 was won by Anouck Jaubert from France and and Vladislav Deulin from Russia.

    The Crucifix at Canyonlands, progress and photos of Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker
    16.10.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    The Crucifix at Canyonlands, progress and photos of Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker

    In September 2017 British rock climbers Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker returned to the Moab, USA where they made progress on their The Crucifix, hailed as one of the hardest trad climbing projects in the world.

    Lead World Cup 2017 - Xiamen Live
    15.10.2017 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Lead World Cup 2017 - Xiamen Live

    Xiamen in China is currently hosting the penultimate stage of the Speed and Lead World Cup 2017. The finals take place at 12:50 and are transmitted in live streaming.

    Come on John!
    14.10.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Come on John!

    Backed up by his hilarious crew, John Thornton sends Caroline 7C+ at Rocklands, South Africa.

    Adam Ondra vs Stefano Ghisolfi climbing challenge
    13.10.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Adam Ondra vs Stefano Ghisolfi climbing challenge

    The videos of Adam Ondra and Stefano Ghisolfi attempting to free a new sports climb at Massone, Arco, Italy.

    Farewell Hayden Kennedy and Inge Perkins, an indescribable tragedy for alpinism
    11.10.2017 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Farewell Hayden Kennedy and Inge Perkins, an indescribable tragedy for alpinism

    27-year-old Hayden Kennedy and his girlfriend Inge Perkins have lost their lives. Kennedy was considered one of the leading climbers of his generation.

    Stefano Ghisolfi and Janja Garnbret win in China
    10.10.2017 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Stefano Ghisolfi and Janja Garnbret win in China

    Italy’s Stefano Ghisolfi and Slovenia’s Janja Garnbret won the sixth stage of the Lead World Cup 2017 that took place at Wujiang in China last weekend. The sixth stage of the Speed ​​World Cup was won by the Russians Aleksandr Shikov and Iuliia Kaplina.

    Goodbye to Franček Knez, Slovenia's silent climber
    09.10.2017 di Urban Golob in Alpinism

    Goodbye to Franček Knez, Slovenia's silent climber

    62-year-old Slovenian mountaineer Franček Knez died on 6 October 2017. Reserved and modest, Knez was considered by many as one of the strongest alpinists of his generation. Published below is a profile written by Slovenian journalist Urban Golob in 2010 when, together with Silvo Karo, Knez was conferred the Order of Merit for his contributions to mountaineering.

    Bird's-eye view of Vajont dam, 54 years after the disaster
    08.10.2017 di Planetmountain in Environment

    Bird's-eye view of Vajont dam, 54 years after the disaster

    The drone footage of Alessandro Menafra to remember the Vajont disaster that ocurred in Italy on 9 October, 1963.

    In Chile Pirmin Bertle makes first ascent of South America's hardest sport climb
    07.10.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    In Chile Pirmin Bertle makes first ascent of South America's hardest sport climb

    In August at the crag Socaire in Chile German climber Pirmin Bertle made the first ascent of 'Le vent nous portera'. Graded 9a+, this is the hardest sport climb in the country and South America.

    Top female climbing: Ievgeniia Kazbekova sends 8c+, Muriel Sarkany redpoints 9a
    04.10.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Top female climbing: Ievgeniia Kazbekova sends 8c+, Muriel Sarkany redpoints 9a

    While Belgium’s Muriel Sarkany has climbed Era Vella 9a at Margalef, Ukraine’s Jenya Kazbekova has redpointed her first 8c+, Güllich at the crag Red Stone in the Crimea.

    New King Line in Madagascar's Tsaranoro massif by Tobias Wolf and Chris-Jan Stiller
    04.10.2017 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    New King Line in Madagascar's Tsaranoro massif by Tobias Wolf and Chris-Jan Stiller

    In September 2017 Tobias Wolf and Chris-Jan Stiller made the first ascent of Lalan’i Mpanjaka (8a+, 600m) up Tsaranoro Be, Tsaranoro massif, Madagascar.

    Gabriele Moroni repeats Ziqqurat 8C at Gaby in Valle d'Aosta
    04.10.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Gabriele Moroni repeats Ziqqurat 8C at Gaby in Valle d'Aosta

    The video di Gabriele Moroni making the first repeat of Ziqqurat, an 8C boulder problem located at Gaby in Valle d’Aosta and freed in 2015 by Niccolò Ceria.

    Cut off my leg!
    03.10.2017 di Marco Marrosu in Climbing

    Cut off my leg!

    The must-read report about the first ascent of the South East Ridge of Monte Muru Mannu (Domusnovas) Sardinia, carried out last June by Marco Marrosu and Lino Cianciotto. By Marco Marrosu.

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