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Cima Scotoni Waffenlos winter ascent by Simon Gietl and Gerhard Fiegl
27.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cima Scotoni Waffenlos winter ascent by Simon Gietl and Gerhard Fiegl

In mid-february 2015 Simon Gietl and Gerry Fiegl made the probable first winter ascent of Waffenlos on Cima Scotoni, Fanis, Dolomites.

Stéphanie Bodet climbing Octogénèse in Corsica
27.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Stéphanie Bodet climbing Octogénèse in Corsica

The short film Of the rock I asked for the moon, starring French climber Stéphanie Bodet on Octogénèse in Corsica

Guy Fattal wins King of Dolomites 2015
26.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

Guy Fattal wins King of Dolomites 2015

Guy Fattal from Israel, ahead of Lucas Swieykowski and Alex Buisse has won the third edition of King of Dolomites, the photo contest to shoot the most beautiful freeride photo of the Dolomites.

Hansjörg Auer and The Music of Chance on Kristallwand
26.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Hansjörg Auer and The Music of Chance on Kristallwand

The video of the first ascent of The Music of Chance, established in winter 2012 on the Kristallwand face, Kirchkogel in Austria.

Optimist, new Schneefernerkopf climb by Michael Wohlleben and Joachim Feger
25.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Optimist, new Schneefernerkopf climb by Michael Wohlleben and Joachim Feger

German alpinists Michael Wohlleben and Joachim Feger have made an alpine style first ascent of Optimist, a 1300m line up the West Face of Schneefernerkopf in the Wetterstein massif, Austria.

Ines Papert repeats The Hurting in Scotland
24.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Ines Papert repeats The Hurting in Scotland

German alpinist Ines Papert has made the first female ascent of The Hurting XI 11 at Coire an t-Sneachda in Scotland.

Amore e ombra, Adam Holzknecht and Alex Walpoth climb new mixed route in Vallunga
24.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Amore e ombra, Adam Holzknecht and Alex Walpoth climb new mixed route in Vallunga

On Col Turont, Vallunga / Langental, Dolomites, Adam Holzknecht and Alex Walpoth have made the first ascent of the mixed climb Amore e Ombra (160m, M9, VIII, WI5).

Magnus Midtbø climbing Jungle Speed at Siurana
24.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Magnus Midtbø climbing Jungle Speed at Siurana

The video of Norwegian climber Magnus Midtboe on Jungle Speed at Siurana in Spain.

Niccolò Ceria flashes 8B at Fontainebleau
23.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Niccolò Ceria flashes 8B at Fontainebleau

At Fontainebleau in France Niccolò Ceria has flashed the boulder problem Ubik assis 8B.

Valery Rozov Kilimanjaro BASE jump
23.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Valery Rozov Kilimanjaro BASE jump

On 10 February 2015 Russian BASE Valery Rozov leapt off Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa.

 Lucie Hrozová repeats Low G Man at Bus del Quai di Iseo
22.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Lucie Hrozová repeats Low G Man at Bus del Quai di Iseo

At the drytooling crag Bus del Quai di Iseo Lucie Hrozova has made the second repeat of Low G Man, the hardest total dry climb in Italy.

Nicolas Favresse climbs Ganesh trad at Badami in India
21.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Nicolas Favresse climbs Ganesh trad at Badami in India

At Badami in India Nicolas Favresse has made a trad ascent of Ganesh 8b+.

Stefano Carnati climbing Hyaena at Finale
20.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Stefano Carnati climbing Hyaena at Finale

The video of Stefano Carnati climbing Hyaena 8b/b+ at Finale, Italy.

Piolet d'Or 2015 and the big list of 58 climbs
20.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolet d'Or 2015 and the big list of 58 climbs

58 ascents carried out in 2014 have been included in the "Big list" of the Piolet d'Or, the most prestigious mountaineering award that will be celebrated between 9 - 12 April, 2015 at Courmayeur and Chamonix, at the foot of Mont Blanc.

Simone Moro and Tamara Lunger, Manaslu Base Camp interview
19.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Simone Moro and Tamara Lunger, Manaslu Base Camp interview

Interview with Italian alpinists Simone Moro and Tamara Lunger, currently at Manaslu base camp where they are hoping to make the first winter enchainment of the Main summit (8163m) with the East Pinnacle (7992m).

Hervé Barmasse and the video of his Patagonia climbs
19.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Hervé Barmasse and the video of his Patagonia climbs

The 2013 winter trip video to Patagonia of Hervé Barmasse during which he climbed, together with Martin Castrillo and Pedrito, two virgin summits and made the first winter ascent of Cerro Pollone.

Trollveggen Troll Wall, Polish alpinists Marek Raganowicz and Marcin Tomaszewski add Katharsis
18.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Trollveggen Troll Wall, Polish alpinists Marek Raganowicz and Marcin Tomaszewski add Katharsis

On 9/02/2015 Marek Raganowicz and Marcin Tomaszewski reached the summit of Trollveggen (Troll Wall) in Norway after having made the first ascent of Katharsis (1100m, A4/M7) up the inhospitable North Face.

IFSC World Youth Championships 2015 and Rock Master Festival at Arco
18.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

IFSC World Youth Championships 2015 and Rock Master Festival at Arco

From 28 August to 6 September 2015 the Arco Rock Master Festival continues its long tradition to celebrate the 29th Rock Master and the Xth Arco Rock Legends Awards. In addition, the small Italian town will also host the IFSC World Youth Championships, with the disciplines Lead, Speed and Boulder.

San Vito Lo Capo. Full stop and start over again.
17.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

San Vito Lo Capo. Full stop and start over again.

We have received and gladly publish the press release of the representatives of the two associations (Rocce di Sicilia, the organisers of the of San Vito Climbing Festival and YMCA Climbing House, the shop and meeting place for climbers, bikers and trekkers) that operate together to promote the development of the San Vito Lo Capo area in the province of Trapani. The press release was first published in the Italian version of Planetmountain.com on 14/01/2015.

Sachi Amma seeks new challenges in Spain
17.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Sachi Amma seeks new challenges in Spain

In less than a month Japanese climber Sachi Amma has climbed six routes graded 9a - 9b at Oliana and Santa Linya in Spain.

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