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    Greenland 2014 and Baffin island: climbing at Gibbs Fjord by Favresse, Ditto and Villanueva
    01.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Greenland 2014 and Baffin island: climbing at Gibbs Fjord by Favresse, Ditto and Villanueva

    The final report by Nicolas Favresse about the Greenland 2014 expedition, carried out together with Olivier Favresse, Ben Ditto and Sean Villanueva. This final update includes the exploration at Gibbs Fjord, Baffin Island

    Giorgia Tesio seen through the eyes of Cristian Core
    30.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Giorgia Tesio seen through the eyes of Cristian Core

    The video, by Cristian Core, about young Italian climber Giorgia Tesio.

    New route by Simon Kehrer and Christoph Hainz up Sas Ciampac in the Dolomites
    30.09.2014 by Franco Mucchietto in Alpinism

    New route by Simon Kehrer and Christoph Hainz up Sas Ciampac in the Dolomites

    In October 2013 the two mountain guides Simon Kehrer and Christoph Hainz made the first ascent of Rien ne va plus (435m, 7b+ max, 7a obligatory), a new climb up the South Face of Sas Ciampac, Puez group, Dolomites.

    Jorg Verhoeven and Katharina Saurwein: the Rocky Mountain National Park video
    29.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Jorg Verhoeven and Katharina Saurwein: the Rocky Mountain National Park video

    The video of Jorg Verhoeven and Katharina Saurwein bouldering at Chaos Canyon, Rocky Mountains National Park, Colorado, USA.

    Alex Luger and his route Psychogramm at Bürser Platte
    27.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Alex Luger and his route Psychogramm at Bürser Platte

    The video of Alex Luger climbing Psychogramm, the trad route he freed on 13/02/2014 at Bürser Platte in Austria.

    Pinne gialle, new climb by Manolo at Tognazza
    26.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Pinne gialle, new climb by Manolo at Tognazza

    On 23/09/2014 Maurizio 'Manolo' Zanolla made the first free ascent of Pinne gialle, a difficult new 4-pitch climb up the side of the large central corner at Tognazza (Passo Rolle, Dolomites, Italy).

     Cresciano Night Session 2014
    25.09.2014 by Luca di Biase in Events

    Cresciano Night Session 2014

    On Saturday 4 October 2014 the night bouldering meeting will take place at Cresciano, Canton Ticino, Switzerland. A brief introduction by event organiser Luca di Biase.

    The Music of Hope, new Kristallwand climb by Hansjörg Auer and Gerri Fiegl
    25.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    The Music of Hope, new Kristallwand climb by Hansjörg Auer and Gerri Fiegl

    On 9/09/2014 Hansjörg Auer and Gerri Fiegl made the first ascent of The Music of Hope (7a, A1, 500m), a new route up the Kristallwand, Kirchkogel, Ötztal Alps, Austria.

    Zanzara e Labbradoro, the Roberto Bassi film première at Arco
    25.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Events

    Zanzara e Labbradoro, the Roberto Bassi film première at Arco

    On Saturday 27 September 2014, at 20:30 the Casino in Arco (Tn) will host the film première Zanzara e Labbradoro - Storie, mani e silenzi di Roberto Bassi (Stories, hands and silence by Roberto Bassi), written and directed by Lia G. Beltrami and produced by Aurora Vision.

    Neil Mawson makes first ascent of Choronzon E10 7a in Wales
    24.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Neil Mawson makes first ascent of Choronzon E10 7a in Wales

    On 21 September 2014 Neil Mawson made the first ascent of Choronzon at Pembroke in Wales. Graded E10 7a, this checks in as one of the hardest trad routes in the UK.

    Petzl RocTrip 2014 - Romania
    24.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Petzl RocTrip 2014 - Romania

    The first video of the Petzl RocTrip 2014 and stage #1 in Romania.

    Alexander Megos and the art of dynoing
    22.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Alexander Megos and the art of dynoing

    The video of Alexander Megos dynoing up two large boulder problems at Rocklands, South Africa

    Project Fear, important new variation on Cima Ovest di Lavaredo by Dave MacLeod
    22.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Project Fear, important new variation on Cima Ovest di Lavaredo by Dave MacLeod

    On the North Face of Cima Ovest, Tre Cime di Lavaredo (Dolomites) Dave MacLeod from Scotland has climbed Project Fear, a difficult new 130m variation that leads to the crux pitch of Pan Aroma and breaches difficulties up to 8c.

    Akiyo Noguchi and Sean McColl win the adidas Rockstars 2014
    21.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Akiyo Noguchi and Sean McColl win the adidas Rockstars 2014

    The adidas Rockstars 2014 was won in Stuttgart, Germany, by Akiyo Noguchi and Sean McColl. Mina Marcovic and Jongwon Chon placed second, Petra Klingler and Jernej Kruder third.

    adidas Rockstars Live
    20.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    adidas Rockstars Live

    Live streaming of the adidas Rockstars finals (Saturday, from 20:00 CET), an invitational Masters with some of the world's best boulderers.

     Zippettes: the art of slipping off a hold
    20.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Zippettes: the art of slipping off a hold

    The video of Giuliano Cameroni demonstrating the art of 'Zippettes', how to slip off holds when climbing and bouldering.

    Magic of Limestone, the Gran Sasso bouldering film
    19.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Magic of Limestone, the Gran Sasso bouldering film

    The trailer of the film Magia di Calcare (Magic of Limestone) by Roberto Parisse that documents the history of bouldering at the Gran Sasso in central Italy and the making of the guidebook, due out in spring 2015.

    International Mountain Summit: a meeting and a discussion about alpinism, doping, culture and the environment
    19.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    International Mountain Summit: a meeting and a discussion about alpinism, doping, culture and the environment

    At the International Mountain Summit 2014, that will take place in Brixen, Italy, from 16 - 21 October there are two important days organised by the Master in Mountain Medicine and his director Dott. Luigi Festi. The first, on 17 October, is entitled 'A mountain of words, images, emotions, colors' while the second on 18 October is entitled 'Clean and Honest Mountaineering: Reality or Illusion?' and will host an international meeting discussing the use of doping in alpinism and mountain sports.

    Orcoblocco, a successful first bouldering meeting in Valle dell'Orco, Italy
    18.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Events

    Orcoblocco, a successful first bouldering meeting in Valle dell'Orco, Italy

    The short report of the first Orcoblocco, the bouldering meeting that took place at Ceresole Reale, in Valle dell' Orco (NE Italy) from 12 to 14 September 2014.

    Rocky Mountain National Park, Chaos Canyon - a bouldering Mecca by Verhoeven and Saurwein
    18.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Rocky Mountain National Park, Chaos Canyon - a bouldering Mecca by Verhoeven and Saurwein

    Jorg Verhoeven and Katharina Saurwein, currently touring the Rocky Mountains National Park where the Dutchman recently sent The Wheel Of Chaos V14 (8B+) and the Austrian repeated Riddles in the Park V12 (8A+), provide insight into one of the most famous bouldering areas in the USA.

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