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Gabriele Moroni climbs Underground 9a at Massone
02.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Gabriele Moroni climbs Underground 9a at Massone

Italian climber Gabriele Moroni has repeated Underground 9a at Massone, Arco.

François D'Haene and Rory Bosio win the The North Face Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc 2014
02.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

François D'Haene and Rory Bosio win the The North Face Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc 2014

On Saturday 30 August 2014 Frenchman François D'Haene and Rory Bosio from America won the The North Face Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc 2014. For both athletes this is the second victory of this long and difficult trail running competition around Mont Blanc.

Sir Chris Bonington climbs the Old Man of Hoy for 80th birthday
01.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Sir Chris Bonington climbs the Old Man of Hoy for 80th birthday

On 20 August British mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington, together with Leo Houlding, climbed The Old Man of Hoy, Orkney Islands, UK. The ascent celebrates Bonington's 80th birthday and is aimed at raising awareness and funds for motor neurone disease (MND) charities.

Arco Rock Legends 2014, the Awards Ceremony videos
01.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Events

Arco Rock Legends 2014, the Awards Ceremony videos

The videos of the ninth edition of Arco Rock Legends that took place on Friday 29/08/2014. The climbers for the La Sportiva Competition Award Urko Carmona Barandiaran (winner), Sachi Amma and Dmitrii Sharafutdinov, while the climbers in the Salewa Rock Award are Muriel Sarkany (winner), Alexander Megos and Adam Ondra. The third clip is dedicated to Mauro Corona who received the Climbing Ambassador by Aquafil prize.

Alex Puccio and Jernej Kruder win the Rock Master KO Boulder Contest
31.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Alex Puccio and Jernej Kruder win the Rock Master KO Boulder Contest

America's Alex Puccio, for the third year running, wins the Boulder Contest at the Arco Rock Master together with Slovenia's Jernej Kruder. Jeremy Bonder from France and Akiyo Noguchi from Japan place second, while Makoto Yamauchi from Japan and Julija Kruder from Slovenia place third.

Rock Master Festival: Dinara Fakhritdinova and Sean McColl win the Orbit Duel
31.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Rock Master Festival: Dinara Fakhritdinova and Sean McColl win the Orbit Duel

Dinara Fakhritdinova and Sean McColl have won the Rock Master Orbit Duel at the Arco Climbing Stadium today, beating Jakob Schubert and Evgeniya Malamid.

Anouck Jaubert and Libor Hroza win the Speed World Cup. Santoni is third while Hroza sets a new world record!
31.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Anouck Jaubert and Libor Hroza win the Speed World Cup. Santoni is third while Hroza sets a new world record!

The IFSC Speed World Cup was won by France’s Anouck Jaubert and Czech climber Libor Hroza who, in his race to win gold, set a new world record stopping the clock after 5.73 seconds. Alessandro Santoni from nearby Riva del Garda finishes third.

Sachi Amma and Magdalena Röck win the Rock Master Lead 2014. Francesco Vettorata a fantastic second
30.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Sachi Amma and Magdalena Röck win the Rock Master Lead 2014. Francesco Vettorata a fantastic second

Sachi Amma and Magdalena Röck win the Rock Master Lead 2014. Francesco Vettorata a fantastic second.

Rock Master Lead, Semifinal results
30.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Rock Master Lead, Semifinal results

Jakob Schubert and Hélène Janicot place first in the onsight round. Schubert is joined in the Final by McColl, Amma, Skofic, Chernikov, Vettorata, Kryukov, Primozic and Timmermans. In the women's Janicot is joined by Röck, Markovic, Durif, Lavarda, Malamid, Becerra, Fakhritdinova and Claudia Ghisolfi. The final begins this evening at 20.00.

Muriel Sarkany and Urko Carmona Barandiaran win the Arco Rock Legends 2014
30.08.2014 by Vinicio Stefanello in Events

Muriel Sarkany and Urko Carmona Barandiaran win the Arco Rock Legends 2014

On Friday 29/08/2014 during the 9th edition of Arco Rock Legends the Salewa Rock Award was won by Muriel Sarkany while Urko Carmona Barandiaran won the La Sportiva Competition Award. The Climbing Ambassador by Aquafil award was assigned to the Italian writer, sculptor, alpinist and rock climber Mauro Corona.

Paraclimbing Cup, a great competition for everyone!
29.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Paraclimbing Cup, a great competition for everyone!

The Italian leg of the Paraclimbing World Cup has just come to an end on the enormous Climbing Stadium overhangs.

Rock Master Boulder: all the results from the Open
29.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Rock Master Boulder: all the results from the Open

The Men's Open Boulder finished this morning. Those who have qualified for the Final on Sunday 31 August are Kokoro Fuji (JPN), James Kassay (AUS), Gregor Vezonik (SLO), Makoto Yamauchi (JPN). The four women who qualify are Katja Kadic (SLO), Ekaterina Andreeva (RUS), Julija Kruder (SLO), Sol Sa (KOR).

Domen Skofic repeats Underground at Arco
29.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Domen Skofic repeats Underground at Arco

Yesterday 20-year-old Domen Skofic repeated Underground 9a at Arco.

Rock Master Lead: all the results from the Open
28.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Rock Master Lead: all the results from the Open

Charlotte Durif, Mathilde Becerra, Claudia Ghisolfi, Christine Schranz, Maja Vidmar, Alina Ring all qualify for the Semifinal. The male qualifiers for Saturday’s onsight are Mikhail Chernikov, Valeriy Kryukov, Urban Primozic, Francesco Vettorata, Thomas Joannes and Loïc Timmermans.

Climbing at Malga Ciapela
28.08.2014 by Mauro Dell'Antonia in Climbing

Climbing at Malga Ciapela

The crag Malga Ciapéla, sport climbing beneath the Marmolada in the Italian Dolomites by Mauro Dell'Antonia.

 Rock Master Festival 2014: a great climbing show at Arco
27.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Rock Master Festival 2014: a great climbing show at Arco

The Rock Master Festival 2014 kicks off on Thursday 28 August with an intense four day line-up: Lead, Boulder, Paraclimbing Cup, Speed World Cup and the Arco Rock Legends Award. The Festival then continues from 4 - 7 September with the Rock Junior competition and the IFSC European Youth Bouldering Championships.

Africa Fusion, Alex Honnold and Hazel Findlay in South Africa
27.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Africa Fusion, Alex Honnold and Hazel Findlay in South Africa

The video of Alex Honnold and Hazel Findlay and their climbing trip to South Africa.

Angela Eiter boulders 8B at Rocklands in South Africa
26.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Angela Eiter boulders 8B at Rocklands in South Africa

Austrian climber Angela Eiter has repeated Fragile steps FB8B at Rocklands, South Africa

Brenta Base Camp #2 - two new routes up Punta Jolanda
25.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Brenta Base Camp #2 - two new routes up Punta Jolanda

The report by Alessandro Beber and Alessandro Baù about two new rock climbs on Punta Jolanda: Prua degli Onironauti (250m, VII) and Badanti al seguito (220m, VIII), established on 04/08/2014 together with Matteo Baù, Fabrizio Dellai, Matteo Faletti and Claudia Mario. The second report of the Brenta Base Camp, the small 'expedition' into the the heart of the Brenta Dolomites during the Discover Brenta Dolomites event to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first traverse of this massif.

Gran Sasso Paretone. By Ivo Ferrari
25.08.2014 by Ivo Ferrari in Alpinism

Gran Sasso Paretone. By Ivo Ferrari

The journey with Ivo Ferrari up the route Diretta Alessandri on Terzo Pilastro, Paretone del Gran Sasso, first ascended by Domenico Alessandri, Roberto Furi and Carlo Leone on 21 July 1968.

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