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    IFSC World Youth Championships, day one bouldering report
    28.08.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    IFSC World Youth Championships, day one bouldering report

    The report of the first day of the World Youth Championships: female boulder qualifications.

    Giorgio Bendazzoli climbs 8c+ at Covolo
    28.08.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Giorgio Bendazzoli climbs 8c+ at Covolo

    The climber from Italy Giorgio Bendazzoli has climbed his first o 8c+, Super Ale at Covolo.

    Huge rockfall on Tour Ronde, Mont Blanc
    27.08.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Huge rockfall on Tour Ronde, Mont Blanc

    Today, Thursday 27/08/2015, rockfall activity took place on the SE Face of Tour Ronde, Mont Blanc. The video and photos taken by Mountain Guide Gianluca Marra.

    The program of the IFSC Climbing World Youth Championships at Arco
    27.08.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    The program of the IFSC Climbing World Youth Championships at Arco

    The official program of the IFSC Climbing World Youth Championships that take place from 28 August to 6 September at Arco - Garda Trentino, Italy.

    Ulamertorsuaq, Swiss attempt to free climb Piteraq in Greenland
    26.08.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Ulamertorsuaq, Swiss attempt to free climb Piteraq in Greenland

    Over a ten-day period in July 2015 Silvan Schüpbach and Bernadette Zak attempted to make the first free ascent of the 1200m high Piteraq up Ulamertorsuaq in Greenland. Except for a 3m pendulum on pitch 22, the swiss alpinists climbed everything free with difficulties up 7c, R, X.

    Mount Waddington SW Buttress first ascent by Papert, McSorley and Mayan Smith-Gobat
    26.08.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Mount Waddington SW Buttress first ascent by Papert, McSorley and Mayan Smith-Gobat

    On 18 and 19 August 2015 Paul McSorley, Mayan Smith-Gobat and Ines Papert made the first ascent of South West Buttress of Mt. Waddington's NW Summit.

    Sachi Amma flirts with Jungle Boogie at Céüse
    25.08.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Sachi Amma flirts with Jungle Boogie at Céüse

    The trailer by Luka Fonda and Nik Cebulec documenting Japanese climber Sachi Amma and his attempts to repeat Jungle Boogie (9a+) at Ceuse.

    IFSC World Youth Climbing Championships begin in Arco
    24.08.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    IFSC World Youth Climbing Championships begin in Arco

    The XXIII edition of the IFSC World Youth Championships begins this week. From 28 August to 6 September 6more than 1,000 young athletes from 51 nations are expected to compete at Arco - Garda Trentino.

    Mina Markovic and Gautier Supper climb to victory in Norway
    24.08.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Mina Markovic and Gautier Supper climb to victory in Norway

    The fourth stage of the Lead World Cup 2015 was won last weekend at Stavanger in Norway by Mina Markovic and Gautier Supper.

    Aiguille d'Argentière, new Mont Blanc rock climb by Vincent Fournier and Jeff Mercier
    24.08.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Aiguille d'Argentière, new Mont Blanc rock climb by Vincent Fournier and Jeff Mercier

    On 15/07/2015 Vincent Fournier and Jeff Mercier made the first ascent of "Efareb", 1200m / 6b+ max. up South Face of Aiguille d’Argentière (3901m), Mont Blanc massif.

    Rock Master: the 2015 athletes
    21.08.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Rock Master: the 2015 athletes

    The list of athletes that will take part in Rock Master 2015 on Saturday, 5 September. The men’s lineup: Stefano Ghisolfi, Sean McColl, Adam Ondra, Ramon Julien Puigblanque, Jakob Schubert, Domen Skofic, Gautier Supper, Francesco Vettorata. The women’s lineup: Mathilde Becerra, Dinara Fakhritdinova, Hélène Janicot, Jain Kim, Jenny Lavarda, Mina Markovic, Jessica Pilz, Anak Verhoeven.

    Alps feels with Jorg Verhoeven and Jon Glassberg
    20.08.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Alps feels with Jorg Verhoeven and Jon Glassberg

    20 days climbing in the Austrian, Swiss, Italian, and French Alps with Jorg Verhoeven and Jon Glassberg in search of adventure, choss, and mountain feels among some of the most famous and climbed mountains in the world.

    Il bianco calimero, new rock climb in Brenta Dolomites

    Il bianco calimero, new rock climb in Brenta Dolomites

    On 6/08/2015 Andrea Galizzi, Francesco and Gabriele Carrara made the first ascent of Il bianco calimero (150m, max 6c, 6b obl.) a new rock climb up the East Face of Croz del rifugio, Brenta Dolomites, Rifugio Tosa Pedrotti.

    Croux, rock climbing in Valgrisenche, Italy
    19.08.2015 by Luca Bastia in Climbing

    Croux, rock climbing in Valgrisenche, Italy

    Luca Bastia introduces Croux, in Valgrisenche, the beautiful crag Valle d’Aosta, ideal for rock climbing on hot summer days.

    Sasso di Fontana Mora: new multi-pitch rock climb in Val Seriana
    19.08.2015 by Davide Rottigni in Climbing

    Sasso di Fontana Mora: new multi-pitch rock climb in Val Seriana

    On Sasso Fontana Mora in Val Seriana (Bergamo Alps, Italy) Davide Rottigni and Dario Nani made the first ascent of Via 10 (7b+, 200m). A multi-pitch rock climb that joins their nearby Via 60 (7b, 200m).

    Akiyo Noguchi and Jongwon Chon win Bouldering World Cup 2015
    18.08.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Akiyo Noguchi and Jongwon Chon win Bouldering World Cup 2015

    The Bouldering World Cup 2015 was won in Munich last weekend by Japan’s Akiyo Noguchi and Korea’s Jongwon Chon. Jan Hojer and Shauna Coxsey secured silver, Adam Ondra and Miho Nonaka took bronze. The last stage was won by Shauna Coxsey (GBR) and Alexey Rubtsov (RUS).

    Civetta Dolomites: new rock climb Via degli studenti up the NW Face
    17.08.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Civetta Dolomites: new rock climb Via degli studenti up the NW Face

    In August 2015 Martin Dejori, Marta Mozzati, Titus Prinoth, Giorgio Travaglia and Alex Walpoth completed Via degli studenti, an important new rock climb up the legendary NW Face of Civetta in the Dolomites.

    Bouldering World Cup 2015: Munich showdown today
    15.08.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Bouldering World Cup 2015: Munich showdown today

    The fifth and final stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2015 takes place in Munich, Germany, today.

    Climbing at Monte Terlago, Arco

    Climbing at Monte Terlago, Arco

    Sport climbing at Monte Terlago, a beautiful gem in Valle dei Laghi (Arco - Trento, Italy). By Matteo Pavana and Valerio Ballardini.

    Niccolò Ceria bouldering in Australia's Grampians
    09.08.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Niccolò Ceria bouldering in Australia's Grampians

    The first video of Niccolò Ceria bouldering in the Grampians, Australia.

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