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    Mike Kosterlitz, Nobel Prize in Physics 2016, awarded Climbing Ambassador at the Arco climbing Oscars
    27.06.2017 di Vinicio Stefanello in Events

    Mike Kosterlitz, Nobel Prize in Physics 2016, awarded Climbing Ambassador at the Arco climbing Oscars

    On 25 August 2017 in Arco (Garda Trentino, Italy) the Climbing Ambassador by Dryarn® di Aquafil 2017 prize will be awarded to Mike Kosterlitz, Nobel Prize in Physics 2016 and legends name in the climbing world.

    Europe's top climbers converge in Italy's Val di Fassa
    27.06.2017 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Europe's top climbers converge in Italy's Val di Fassa

    The IFSC European Climbing Championship (Lead and Speed) wil take place from 29 June - 1 July 2017 at Campitello di Fassa in Italy's Val di Fassa. Over 150 athletes will compete, with favourites for the lead title including Romain Desgranges, Stefano Ghisolfi , Adam Ondra and Domen Škofic.

    Adam Ondra climbing towards the world’s first 9c
    26.06.2017 di Nicholas Hobley in Climbing

    Adam Ondra climbing towards the world’s first 9c

    Interview with Czech climber Adam Ondra who at Flatanger in Norway is currently attempting a route he believes might merit a 9c grade, meaning it would be the hardest sport climb in the world.

    Bouldering World Cup 2017: India live
    25.06.2017 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Bouldering World Cup 2017: India live

    Live streaming of the finals of the sixth stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2017, currently taking place in Navi Mumbai, India

    Alexander Megos 9a+ sends from Austria to Ceüse
    24.06.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Alexander Megos 9a+ sends from Austria to Ceüse

    German climber Alexander Megos has made fast ascents of three 9a+ sports climbs: Jungle Boogie at Ceuse in France, Companion of Change in Austria’s Zillertal and Clash of the Titans at Götterwandl.

    Monte Limbara and the new trad climbing in Sardinia
    23.06.2017 di Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

    Monte Limbara and the new trad climbing in Sardinia

    The latest trad climbs at Monte Limbara on the North of Sardinia, first ascended by Maurizio Oviglia and Filippo Manca. Oviglia provides the report.

    C'était demain, the first 8A boulder problem in Fontainebleau
    22.06.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    C'était demain, the first 8A boulder problem in Fontainebleau

    The series The Classics | Boulder introduces C'était demain, the famous first 8A boulder problem at Fontainebleau in France. Jakob Schubert and Anna Stöhr attempt to repeat the bloc first climbed in the cradle of bouldering by French climbing champion Jacky Godoffe back in 1984.

    Chris Sharma climbs huge Pont d’Arc Deep Water Solo
    20.06.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Chris Sharma climbs huge Pont d’Arc Deep Water Solo

    American rock climber Chris Sharma has made the first ascent of a circa 30m high deep water solo climb on Pont d’Arc, Ardèche, France.

    Ghisolfi, Puccio, Leslie-Wujastyk and Chanourdie: women’s climbing galore
    19.06.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Ghisolfi, Puccio, Leslie-Wujastyk and Chanourdie: women’s climbing galore

    A brief roundup of the latest sport climbing and bouldering sends carried out by Claudia Ghisolfi, Alex Puccio, Mina Leslie-Wujastyk, Katrin Gründler and Julia Chanourdie.

    A Bird's Eye View of Yosemite Valley
    17.06.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    A Bird's Eye View of Yosemite Valley

    The video clip filmed by Luis Manzaneda with his drone of El Capitan, Half Dome and the Yosemite Valley, USA.

    Why Alex Honnold's Free Solo of El Cap Scared Me. By Tommy Caldwell
    16.06.2017 di Tommy Caldwell in Climbing

    Why Alex Honnold's Free Solo of El Cap Scared Me. By Tommy Caldwell

    We have kindly received permission by both Outside Magazine and Tommy Caldwell to republish Caldwell's article about Alex Honnold and his incredible first free solo of El Capitan (Yosemite Valley, USA) via the climb Freerider.

    Trad climbing video: James Pearson climbs Le Voyage at Annot
    16.06.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Trad climbing video: James Pearson climbs Le Voyage at Annot

    The video of British climber James Pearson and his first ascent of Le Voyage, a trad climb at Annot that checks is as one of the hardest single pitch pure trad routes in France.

    Yosemite Misty Wall first free ascent by Sasha DiGiulian and Jon Cardwell
    15.06.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Yosemite Misty Wall first free ascent by Sasha DiGiulian and Jon Cardwell

    On 27 May 2017 Sasha DiGiulian and Jon Cardwell made the first free ascent of Misty Wall up the west Face of Sentinel in Yosemite, USA.

    Rivoluzione, Mauro Dell’Antonia claims Lumignano's first 9a
    14.06.2017 di Mauro Dell'Antonia in Climbing

    Rivoluzione, Mauro Dell’Antonia claims Lumignano's first 9a

    Sport climbing: the report by Mauro Dell'Antonia who last May at Lumignano (Italy) made the first ascent of ‘Rivoluzione’ . The 51-year-old Venetian climber has suggested 9a and, should this be confirmed, then this would make the climb the hardest at this historical crag.

    Tempi Moderni on Marmolada, a young adventure in the Dolomites
    13.06.2017 di Marco Cordin in Alpinism

    Tempi Moderni on Marmolada, a young adventure in the Dolomites

    18-year-old Marco Cordin's retraces his recent repeat, together with the 16-year-old Pietro Garzon, of Tempi Moderni up the South Face of Marmolada. First climbed in 1982 by Heinz Mariacher and Luisa Iovane, this is one of the most famous rock climbs in the Dolomites.

    Ticket crack - the crack climbing masterpiece
    12.06.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Ticket crack - the crack climbing masterpiece

    Urban climbing in Belgium: Sébastien Berthe, Florian Delcoigne, Pierre Mertens, Pablo Recourt and Loic Debry attempt 'The Ticket Crack' at Groenendael railway station close to Brussels.

    Vail victories for Jongwon Chon and Shauna Coxsey
    11.06.2017 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Vail victories for Jongwon Chon and Shauna Coxsey

    The fifth stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2017 was won on Saturday 10 June in Vail, Colorado, USA by South Korea’s Jongwon Chon and by Britain’s Shauna Coxsey.

    Bouldering World Cup 2017: Vail live
    10.06.2017 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Bouldering World Cup 2017: Vail live

    The Bouldering World Cup 2017 continues with the fifth stage in Vail, USA. The Semifinals begin at 18:00 CET, while the finals take place at 00:30.

    Midnight Lightning, the legendary boulder problem in Yosemite
    09.06.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Midnight Lightning, the legendary boulder problem in Yosemite

    The video of David Sjöquist climbing Midnight Lightning in Yosemite, USA, one of the most famous boulder problems in the world first climbed in 1978 by Ron Kauk. The first episode of the series The Classics | Boulder.

    El Capitan: Peter Zabrok and Sean Warren make long-awaited first repeat of Adrift in Yosemite
    09.06.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    El Capitan: Peter Zabrok and Sean Warren make long-awaited first repeat of Adrift in Yosemite

    American rock climber Peter Zabrok and Britain's Sean Warren have made the long-awaited first repeat of Adrift, the difficult big wall aid climb up the SE Face of El Capitan first ascended in early 1994 by Steve Quinlan and Paul Pritchard.

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