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    Stefano Ghisolfi climbs Le Cadre Nouvelle 9a at Céüse
    30.05.2016 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Stefano Ghisolfi climbs Le Cadre Nouvelle 9a at Céüse

    Italian sports climber Stefano Ghisolfi has repeated Le Cadre Nouvelle, the route freed at Ceuse in France in 2010 by Adam Ondra graded 9a.

    Jon Cardwell climbs Biographie at Céüse in France
    30.05.2016 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Jon Cardwell climbs Biographie at Céüse in France

    At Ceuse in France Jon Cardwell has redpointed Biographie, the famous 9a+ sports climb freed by Chris Sharma in 2001.

    Monte Argentario - via dello Spigolo (Canne d'organo)
    27.05.2016 di Emiliano Cupellaro in Alpinism

    Monte Argentario - via dello Spigolo (Canne d'organo)

    The report of the recent ascent of via dello Spigolo (Canne d’organo) at Costa della Scogliera, Monte Argentario, by Emiliano Cupellaro, hailed as possibly the most beautiful grade III and IV climbing in the Mediterranean.

    Rock Junior 2016, registration online
    26.05.2016 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Rock Junior 2016, registration online

    Registration is now online for Rock Junior 2016, the youth climbing festival that will take place from 2 - 4 September 2016 at Arco (Lago di Garda – Trentino) and which will end the week of great climbing at the Rock Master Festival.

    Julia Chanourdie climbs 8c+ at Tetto di Sarre, Italy
    26.05.2016 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Julia Chanourdie climbs 8c+ at Tetto di Sarre, Italy

    At Tetto di Sarre in Valle d'Aosta, Italy, French sports climber Julia Chanourdie has climbed 'L'avaro', her first 8c+ sports climb.

    Traverso al Cielo, Simon Kehrer and Christoph Hainz add new rock climb up Peitlerkofel in the Dolomites
    25.05.2016 di Simon Kehrer in Climbing

    Traverso al Cielo, Simon Kehrer and Christoph Hainz add new rock climb up Peitlerkofel in the Dolomites

    In autumn 2015 the two mountain guides Simon Kehrer and Christoph Hainz made the first ascent of Traverso al Cielo, a new multi-pitch climb up the South face of Peitlerkofel, Dolomites. Simon Kehrer reports.

    Shauna Coxsey and Jongwon Chon win Innsbruck stage of Bouldering World Cup 2016
    22.05.2016 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Shauna Coxsey and Jongwon Chon win Innsbruck stage of Bouldering World Cup 2016

    The fifth stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2016 was won last night in Innsbruck, Austria, by Shauna Coxsey and Jongwon Chon. Janja Garnbret and Tomoa Narasaki won silver, Miho Nonaka and Sean McColl bronze.

    Bouldering World Cup 2016 - Innsbruck live
    21.05.2016 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Bouldering World Cup 2016 - Innsbruck live

    The fifth stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2016 takes place at Innsbruck in Austria today. The Semifinals start at 13:00 while the finals take place at 20:00.

    Malaysia / new multi-pitch climb on Tioman island by Jonas Wallin and David Kaszlikowski
    20.05.2016 di Nicola Wallin in Climbing

    Malaysia / new multi-pitch climb on Tioman island by Jonas Wallin and David Kaszlikowski

    In April 2016 Jonas Wallin from Sweden and David Kaszlikowski from Poland established Fever Dreams (7c max, 9 pitches) on the previously unclimbed Mumbar cliff in the Dragon Horns massif on Tioman island, Malaysia. To access the mountain team had to find and cut new trail in the jungle.

    Riders on the Storm video of Ines Papert and Mayan Smith-Gobat in Patagonia
    20.05.2016 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Riders on the Storm video of Ines Papert and Mayan Smith-Gobat in Patagonia

    The video of Riders on the Storm on the Central Tower of the Torres del Paine in Patagonia, repeated at the start of 2016 by Mayan Smith-Gobat, Ines Papert and accompanied by Thomas Senf.

    Silvio Reffo climbs Cornalba 9a+ with Goldrake
    17.05.2016 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Silvio Reffo climbs Cornalba 9a+ with Goldrake

    On 15/05/2016 Italian sports climber Silvio Reffo repeated Goldrake, the 9a+ sports climb at Cornalba, Italy.

    Jacopo Larcher repeats Rhapsody in Scotland
    16.05.2016 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Jacopo Larcher repeats Rhapsody in Scotland

    Interview with South Tyrolean climber Jacopo Larcher who repeated Rhapsody, one of the hardest trad climbs in the world, on 7 May 2016 at Dumbarton Rock in Scotland.

    King of Kanzi - 80's Climbing Festival at Kanzianiberg in Austria
    11.05.2016 di Planetmountain in Events

    King of Kanzi - 80's Climbing Festival at Kanzianiberg in Austria

    From 13 to 15 May 2016 Austria’s Kanzianiberg will host King of Kanzi, the 1980’s climbing festival with special guests Hans Kammerlander, Klemen Premrl, Sean Villanueva, Nicolas Favresse, Olivier Favresse and Bob Shepton.

    Luca Giupponi new Italian Climbing Team Manager
    10.05.2016 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Luca Giupponi new Italian Climbing Team Manager

    The Italian sport climbing Federation has announced that Luca Giupponi is the new Team Manager. Yesterday Giupponi announced the athletes that will take place in the next stage of the Bouldering World Cup, scheduled to take place in Innsbruck, Austria, on 20 and 21 May 2016.

    Video: Alexander Megos climbing First Round, First Minute at Margalef in Spain
    09.05.2016 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Video: Alexander Megos climbing First Round, First Minute at Margalef in Spain

    The video of Alexander Megos redpointing First Round, First Minute, the 9b climb he repeated at Margalef in Spain on 31/12/2015.

    Melloblocco 2016: the photos by Claudio Piscina
    09.05.2016 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Melloblocco 2016: the photos by Claudio Piscina

    The photos taken by Claudio Piscina at the last Melloblocco,the world’s biggest bouldering and climbing meeting, which took place from 5 - 8 May 2016 in Val Masino – Val di Mello, Italy.

    Mummy heads into the mountains
    09.05.2016 di Federica Maslowsky in Alpinism

    Mummy heads into the mountains

    Although Mother’s Day was yesterday, today we’re publishing this short and beautiful write-up by Federica Maslowsky who reminds us what it’s like to be a mother (and alpinist). Long live mothers, every day!

    Melloblocco 2016 final day - the need to climb
    08.05.2016 di Vinicio Stefanello in Climbing

    Melloblocco 2016 final day - the need to climb

    The 13th edition of Melloblocco, the world's biggest bouldering and climbing meeting, came to a close today in Val Masino - Val di Mello, Italy. 2800 registered climbers underline the success of the event which has no other equals in the climbing world.

    Barbara Zangerl repeats Achemine at Dumbarton Rock, Scotland's first E9
    08.05.2016 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Barbara Zangerl repeats Achemine at Dumbarton Rock, Scotland's first E9

    Austrian rock climber Barbara Zangerl has repeated Achemine, the E9 trad climb at Dumbarton Rock established by Dave MacLeod in 2001 and famous for being Scotland’s first E9.

    Melloblocco 2016 - day 3. Climbing Karma
    07.05.2016 di Vinicio Stefanello in Climbing

    Melloblocco 2016 - day 3. Climbing Karma

    Third day of Melloblocco 2016: the game of climbing continues in Val Masino, marked by beauty and the Mello Karma. A staggering 2500 climbers have already registered for the biggest international bouldering competition in the world!

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