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    Climbing in Sardinia / New sector at Cala Usai, Villasimius
    18.01.2018 di Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

    Climbing in Sardinia / New sector at Cala Usai, Villasimius

    A climbing video by Sara Oviglia and the information about Piazzetta Sottovento, a new sector at the splendid crag Cala Usai at Villasimìus in Southern Sardinia.

    Giorgia Tesio completes first female ascent of Hyaena at Finale
    17.01.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Giorgia Tesio completes first female ascent of Hyaena at Finale

    At the crag Monte Sordo in Finale Ligure, Italy, Giorgia Tesio made the first female ascent of Hyaena. First climbed in 1986 by Andrea Gallo, this sport climb has remained a reference point for top end sport climbing.

    Jakob Schubert flashes 8B+ boulder Catalan Witness the Fitness
    14.01.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Jakob Schubert flashes 8B+ boulder Catalan Witness the Fitness

    27-year-old Austrian climber Jakob Schubert has flashed the 8B+ boulder problem Catalan Witness the Fitness at Cova de Ocell in Spain.

    Stefano Ghisolfi repeats La Capella at Siurana, his fourth 9b
    12.01.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Stefano Ghisolfi repeats La Capella at Siurana, his fourth 9b

    At the Spanish crag Siurana Stefano Ghisolfi has pulled off the second ascent of the 9b sports climb La Capella, freed by Adam Ondra in 2011. This is the 24-year-old Italian’s fourth climb of this difficulty.

    Climbing video: Charlotte Durif & Josh Larson discover Greece and Serbia
    11.01.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Climbing video: Charlotte Durif & Josh Larson discover Greece and Serbia

    Two climbing videos documenting the 'A World Less Traveled’ trip of climbers Charlotte Durif and Josh Larson as they discover the lesser-known climbing areas of 18 countries sprinkled across 6 continents.

    Astroman, the legendary climb in Yosemite Valley
    11.01.2018 di Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

    Astroman, the legendary climb in Yosemite Valley

    Maurizio Oviglia introduces Astroman on the East Face of Washington Column, one of the most famous rock climbs in Yosemite Valley and the world.

    Santa Linya sends by Janja Garnbret and Jakob Schubert
    10.01.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Santa Linya sends by Janja Garnbret and Jakob Schubert

    At Santa Linya in Spain Janja Garnbret has climbed her second 9a sports climb, while Jakob Schubert has redpointed another 9a+.

    Logan Barber frees hardest crack climb in Australia
    08.01.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Logan Barber frees hardest crack climb in Australia

    At Mt Buffalo in Australia Logan Barber has made the first ascent of Japanese Deep Freeze, a route hat might well be the hardest crack climb in the country.

    Jakob Schubert climbs third 9b / Stoking the Fire at Santa Linya
    06.01.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Jakob Schubert climbs third 9b / Stoking the Fire at Santa Linya

    At Santa Linya in Spain Austria’s Jakob Schubert has redpointed Stoking the Fire, his third sports climb graded 9b.

    Adam Ondra resolves La Teoria del Gesto at Sperlonga
    05.01.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Adam Ondra resolves La Teoria del Gesto at Sperlonga

    During a brief visit to the Grotta dell’Areonauta crag at Gaeta in Italy Adam Ondra made the first ascent of the 9a sports climb La Teoria del Gesto.

    Dolomites: French winter ascent of Civetta Solleder climb
    03.01.2018 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Dolomites: French winter ascent of Civetta Solleder climb

    Winter mountaineering: an interview with French alpinist Max Bonniot after his repeat of the historic Solleder - Lettenbauer climb up the North-West Face of Mt. Civetta in the Dolomites, carried out together with Léo Billon and Benjamin Védrines from 22 - 25 December 2017.

    Armorican One Armed Bandit - Andrew Walker trad climbing in Pembroke
    02.01.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Armorican One Armed Bandit - Andrew Walker trad climbing in Pembroke

    The video of paraclimber Andrew Walker repeating the trad climb Armorican at Craig Caerfai in Pembroke, England.

    New Austrian Climbs in Indian Himalaya
    01.01.2018 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    New Austrian Climbs in Indian Himalaya

    The Austrian Alpine Club cadet team 'Naturfreunde' celebrated the end of the 2015-2017 triennial with a successful mountaineering expedition to the Zanskar region in India that results in new climbs in the Indian Himalaya.

    Janja Garnbret climbs her first 9a at Santa Linya in Spain
    30.12.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Janja Garnbret climbs her first 9a at Santa Linya in Spain

    Slovenian climber Janja Garnbret has redpointed her first 9a sports climb, Seleccio Natural at Santa Linya, Spain.

    Hansjörg Auer: No Turning Back
    29.12.2017 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Hansjörg Auer: No Turning Back

    The film No Turning Back, portraying the life and climbs of Austrian alpinist Hansjörg Auer.

    La Sportiva Strange Heroes: Barbara Zangerl
    27.12.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    La Sportiva Strange Heroes: Barbara Zangerl

    Barbara Zangerl and the climb Speed at the Swiss crag Voralpsee are the focus of the third episode of the La Sportiva series Strange Heroes.

    Riccardo Moretti climbs Grandi Gesti at Sperlonga
    26.12.2017 di Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

    Riccardo Moretti climbs Grandi Gesti at Sperlonga

    On 6/12/2017 young Italian climber Riccardo Moretti redpointed Grandi Gesti at Sperlonga, one of the reference 9a sport climbs in Central Italy. The report by Maurizio Oviglia.

    Adam Ondra vs Rainman, Britain's hardest sport climb
    24.12.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Adam Ondra vs Rainman, Britain's hardest sport climb

    The video of Adam Ondra attempting Rainman, the most difficult sport climb in great Britain freed at Malham Cove by Steve McClure and graded 9b.

    Fabian Buhl highball hattrick at Bishop, USA
    22.12.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Fabian Buhl highball hattrick at Bishop, USA

    At the bouldering area ​​Buttermilks in Bishop, USA, Germany’sFabian Buhl has climbed three difficult highball boulder problems: Ambrosia, Too big to flail and Old Greg.

    Finale '68, in search of the climbing history and pioneering exploration of Finale Ligure
    20.12.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Finale '68, in search of the climbing history and pioneering exploration of Finale Ligure

    In order to celebrate 50 years of rock climbing at Finale Ligure in NW Italy, Michele Fanni and Gabriele Canu have started a project to retrace Finale's explorative phase that took place between 1968 and 1975. After following in the footsteps of the early pioneers up 13 major cliffs, a film and a book will be made to capture this alpine heritage and, in order to do so, a crowdfunding campaign has been launched.

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