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    Ice Climbing World Cup 2015, Maxim Tomilov and Liudmila Badalyan win in Bozeman
    16.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Ice Climbing World Cup 2015, Maxim Tomilov and Liudmila Badalyan win in Bozeman

    The first stage of the Ice Climbing World Cup, held on 12 and 13 December at Bozeman, USA, was won by Maxim Tomilov and Liudmila Badalyan. The Speed competition was won by Nikolai Kuzovlev and Kendra Stritch.

    Patagonia first ascent by Colin Haley and Rob Smith
    11.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Patagonia first ascent by Colin Haley and Rob Smith

    American alpinists Colin Haley and Rob Smith have made the first ascent of Romance Explosion (500m, 5.10R, M5R) and in doing so have made the first ascent of Aguja Antipasto, the beautiful tower located next to Cerro San Lorenzo, Patagonia.

    Stortoland, new drytooling crag at Monte Dolada
    10.12.2014 by Luca Facco in Climbing

    Stortoland, new drytooling crag at Monte Dolada

    Luca Facco introduces Stortoland, the new drytooling / total dry crag at Monte Dolada, Alpago, Belluno Prealps.

    Ice Climbing World Cup 2015
    09.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Ice Climbing World Cup 2015

    The dates and video introducing the Ice Climbing World Cup 2015 with stages scheduled in the USA, South Korea, Switzerland, Italy, France and Russia.

    The myths and legends of alpinism: dreaming about Hermann and his bicycle
    09.12.2014 by Ivo Ferrari in Alpinism

    The myths and legends of alpinism: dreaming about Hermann and his bicycle

    Ivo Ferrari and Hermann the "cyclist-alpinist", fiction and facts and the story, completely dreamt up, about the legend of alpinism.

    Wasserkopf, new Rieserferner mixed and ice climb by Gietl and Messini
    05.12.2014 by Simon Gietl in Alpinism

    Wasserkopf, new Rieserferner mixed and ice climb by Gietl and Messini

    On 25/11/2014 Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini made the first ascent of Hakuna Matata (V, M6 650m), a new mixed and ice climbup the North Face of Wasserkopf (3135m), Rieserferner group, Tauern Alps. The new route crosses, at 2/3 height, the line first climbed in 1977 by Werner Beikircher and Hans Kammerlander.

    Rolwaling valley in Nepal, a family expedition. By Maurizio Oviglia
    02.12.2014 by Maurizio Oviglia in Alpinism

    Rolwaling valley in Nepal, a family expedition. By Maurizio Oviglia

    The Rolwaling valley in Nepal, Yalung Ri (5630m) and an expedition with family and friends to enjoy an adventure, a journey, nature and friendship. By Maurizio Oviglia

    Angelika Rainer drytooling Kamasutra above Iseo
    02.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Angelika Rainer drytooling Kamasutra above Iseo

    The video of Angelika Rainer on the "total dry" climb Kamasutra D13+ at Bus del Quai, Iseo, Italy.

    Jirishanca in Peru, the attempt video
    30.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Jirishanca in Peru, the attempt video

    The video of the attempt, carried out by Michi Wohlleben, Arne Bergau and Hannes Jähn in 2012, to climb Jirishanca (6094m) in Peru.

    Shampoo Dry, drytooling at Champorcher, Valle d'Aosta, Italy
    28.11.2014 by Enrico Bonino in Alpinism

    Shampoo Dry, drytooling at Champorcher, Valle d'Aosta, Italy

    Enrico Bonino introduces Shampoo Dry, the new drytooling crag above Champorcher, Valle d'Aosta, Italy

    Canalone Neri, the Speedfly short film in the Brenta Dolomites
    27.11.2014 by Luca Tamburini in Alpinism

    Canalone Neri, the Speedfly short film in the Brenta Dolomites

    The short film of the first speedflying descent of Canalone Neri, Brenta Dolomites, carried out on 2 November 2014 by Luca Tamburini and Jacopo Pellizzari.

    Anitaice, new ice and mixed route in Val Gerola
    27.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Anitaice, new ice and mixed route in Val Gerola

    On 23/11/2014 Cristian Candiotto made the first ascent of Anitaice (M5, 140m), a new ice and mixed route up Cima Denti della Vecchia in Val Gerola (Lombardy, Italy).

    GORE-TEX Experience Tour: follow Edurne Pasaban in the footsteps of Lucy Walker to the summit of Balmhorn
    26.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    GORE-TEX Experience Tour: follow Edurne Pasaban in the footsteps of Lucy Walker to the summit of Balmhorn

    Register online until 31 December 2014 to relive an adventure that left its mark on the history of alpinism: ascend Balmhorn (3698m), Bernese Alps, together with Edurne Pasaban, following in the footsteps of Lucy Walker, the legendary mountaineer who made the first ascent of this Swiss peak in 1864.

    K6 West, the Karakorum first ascent video by Raphael Slawinski and Ian Welsted
    26.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    K6 West, the Karakorum first ascent video by Raphael Slawinski and Ian Welsted

    The video of the first ascent of K6 West (7040m) in the Karakorum, Pakistan, climbed in July 2013 by the Canadians Raphael Slawinski and Ian Welsted.

    Klemen Premrl and Aljaz Anderle climbing iceberg in Greenland
    20.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Klemen Premrl and Aljaz Anderle climbing iceberg in Greenland

    The video of the Slovenian alpinists Klemen Premrl and Aljaz Anderle climbing iceberg in Greenland.

    Chugimago West Face first ascent by Domen Kastelic and Sam Hennessey
    19.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Chugimago West Face first ascent by Domen Kastelic and Sam Hennessey

    On 11 - 12 October 2014 Domen Kastelic and Sam Hennessey made the first ascent of the West Face of Chugimago (Chukyima Go), 6259m, Nepal.

    Alpine climbs in China by Simon Gietl, Daniel Tavernini and Vittorio Messini
    19.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Alpine climbs in China by Simon Gietl, Daniel Tavernini and Vittorio Messini

    In October 2014 Simon Gietl, Daniel Tavernini and Vittorio Messini carried out a series of alpine ascents in the Minya Konka massif, Sichuan, China.

    Your Land by The North Face
    18.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Your Land by The North Face

    The video Your Land by The North Face that celebrates the most isolated, and least isolated places on this planet.

    Combe Maudite, two new ice and mixed climbs by Enrico Bonino & Co
    17.11.2014 by Enrico Bonino in Alpinism

    Combe Maudite, two new ice and mixed climbs by Enrico Bonino & Co

    On Combe Maudite, in the Mont Blanc massif, two new ice and mixed routes have been climbed, Saumons et Glacons (M5+ WI5 R, 500m, Enrico Bonino, Luca Breveglieri, Olivier Colaye) and An... ice surprise (M7, W15, A1+, III, 350m Enrico Bonino, Giulia Venturelli). Report by Enrico Bonino.

    Conrad Anker & Kris Erickson: Always above us
    14.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Conrad Anker & Kris Erickson: Always above us

    The short film of American alpinists Conrad Anker and Kris Erickson, the first ascent of Nutcracker in Hyalite Canyon, Montana, USA, and above all the memory of Alex Lowe and David Bridges who died on Shishapangma in 1999.

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