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Gabriele Moroni: from competitions to Goldrake, sport climbing in his DNA
20.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Gabriele Moroni: from competitions to Goldrake, sport climbing in his DNA

Interview with Italian climber Gabriele Moroni, from his first competitions to when he won bronze in the 2004 European Bouldering Championship in 2004, via his bouldering and sport climbing which recently netted him the redpoint of Goldrake 9a+ at Cornalba, Italy.

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.

Tommy Caldwell climbs crux pitch on Dawn Wall in Yosemite
19.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Tommy Caldwell climbs crux pitch on Dawn Wall in Yosemite

After 6 years of efforts and intense climbing yesterday Tommy Caldwell, together with Kevin Jorgeson, made an important breakthrough in their attempt to free Dawn Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite, freeing what it is considered to be the crux pitch of the route.

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.

Aquasolo: Mauro Calibani deep water solo at Finale. By Andrea Gallo
18.11.2014 by Andrea Gallo in Climbing

Aquasolo: Mauro Calibani deep water solo at Finale. By Andrea Gallo

Andrea Gallo recounts, with words, photos and a video, Mauro Calibani's deep water solo ascent at Dancing Dalle (Finale Ligure) of "Di buono c’è che con l’innalzamento...". This is the first episode of Aspettando il Sole The Movie, a project by Gallo about the climbing history of Finale, Italy.

Adam Ondra and Mina Markovic win in Kranj
18.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Adam Ondra and Mina Markovic win in Kranj

The last stage of the Lead World Cup 2014, held on 16 November at Kranj in Slovenia, was won by Adam Ondra and Mina Markovic. Austria's Jakob Schubert and South Korea's Kim Jain had already won the Lead World Cup 2014, while Sean McColl and Markovic won silver and Ondra and Magdalena Röck won bronze.

Jean-Pierre Ouellet: new rock climbs at Moab
17.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Jean-Pierre Ouellet: new rock climbs at Moab

At Moab (USA) Jean-Pierre Ouellet has made the first ascents of two difficult new climbs: Zebras and Moonbeam (5.13-) and Green Belly 5.13-

Climbing at The Diamond, Wales
17.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Climbing at The Diamond, Wales

The video of Steve McClure and Leah Crane climbing at The Diamond, Wales.

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.

Lead World Cup 2014 Kranj - Live
16.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Lead World Cup 2014 Kranj - Live

On 16 November 2014 from 17.00 - 19.00 at Kranj in Slovenia the last stage of the Lead World Cup 2014.

Petzl RocTrip 2014: climbing  at Meteora in Greece
16.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Petzl RocTrip 2014: climbing at Meteora in Greece

The fourth video of the Petzl RocTrip 2014 and the climbing stage at Meteora in Greece.

Angela Eiter and the Zauberfee climb at Arco
15.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Angela Eiter and the Zauberfee climb at Arco

The video of Angela Eiter climbing the route Zauberfee 8c+ at Arco, Italy.

Tarzan wall and Marco Savio's new vertical playgrounds
14.11.2014 by Marco Savio in Climbing

Tarzan wall and Marco Savio's new vertical playgrounds

The indefatigable climber Marco Savio introduces Tarzan Wall close to Quero, province of Belluno, northern Italy.

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.

Ivan Peri reaches Monte Carlo after walking for 80 days Across the Alps
13.11.2014 by Teddy Soppelsa in Interviews

Ivan Peri reaches Monte Carlo after walking for 80 days Across the Alps

The interview with Ivan Peri on reaching Monte Carlo, Principality of Monaco, and his traverse across the Alps in 80 days. By Teddy Soppelsa for Good For Alps, magazine AKU trekking & outdoor footwear

Via della Giraffa on Sass Ciampac in the Dolomites
13.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Via della Giraffa on Sass Ciampac in the Dolomites

The video of Alex Walpoth and Titus Prinoth climbing Via della Giraffa, Sass Ciampac, Puez, Dolomites.

The Plum, difficult new trad mixed route in Canada by Jon Walsh and Marc-Andre Leclerc
12.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

The Plum, difficult new trad mixed route in Canada by Jon Walsh and Marc-Andre Leclerc

On 08/11/2014 the Canadian climbers Marc-Andre Leclerc and Jon Walsh made the first ascent of The Plum (WI6 M7, 120m) at the Storm Creek Headwall, Kootenay National Park B.C.

Via del Trenino above Passo San Giovanni, Arco
12.11.2014 by Paolo Calzà in Alpinism

Via del Trenino above Passo San Giovanni, Arco

Via del Trenino and the climbing above Passo San Giovanni (Arco), put up in 1986 by Giampaolo Calzà Trota, Rino Zanotti and Andrea Zucchelli and recently re-equipped by Calzà and Danny Zampiccoli.

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