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  • 27.11.2014 San Vito Lo Capo: the Stefan Rass climbing accident and the appeal for donations. By Elio Bonfanti

    San Vito Lo Capo: the Stefan Rass climbing accident and the appeal for donations. By Elio Bonfanti

    On 16/11/2014 at San Vito Lo Capo, Italy, Stefan Rass from Austria had a terrible climbing accident and he is currently in induced coma at Salzburg. Published below is an appeal for donations for his young family as well as a short text by Elio Bonfanti who helped Rass immediately after the accident.

  • 27.11.2014 Jimmy Webb repeats Defying Gravity 8C at Thunder Ridge

    Jimmy Webb repeats Defying Gravity 8C at Thunder Ridge

    American climber Jimmy Webb has repeated the boulder problem Defying Gravity V15 (8C) at Thunder Ridge, Colorado, USA.

  • 26.11.2014 Marietta Uhden goodbye

    Marietta Uhden goodbye

    Marietta Uhden, the highly talented German climber and important world reference point for sport climbing, passed away in the night between Sunday and Monday 24 November after a long battle against cancer.

  • 25.11.2014 Desert Sandstone Climbing Trip #2 - Arches National Park

    Desert Sandstone Climbing Trip #2 - Arches National Park

    The rock climbing tour in Utah - Colorado - Nevada - Arizona with Gian Luca Cavalli (CAAI - Gruppo Occidentale), Manrico Dell'Agnola (CAAI - Gruppo Orientale) and Marcello Sanguineti (CAAI - Gruppo Occidentale). Part two: Arches National Park.

    San Vito Lo Capo: the Stefan Rass climbing accident and the appeal for donations. By Elio Bonfanti
    27.11.2014 by Elio Bonfanti in Climbing

    San Vito Lo Capo: the Stefan Rass climbing accident and the appeal for donations. By Elio Bonfanti

    On 16/11/2014 at San Vito Lo Capo, Italy, Stefan Rass from Austria had a terrible climbing accident and he is currently in induced coma at Salzburg. Published below is an appeal for donations for his young family as well as a short text by Elio Bonfanti who helped Rass immediately after the accident.

    Jimmy Webb repeats Defying Gravity 8C at Thunder Ridge
    27.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Jimmy Webb repeats Defying Gravity 8C at Thunder Ridge

    American climber Jimmy Webb has repeated the boulder problem Defying Gravity V15 (8C) at Thunder Ridge, Colorado, USA.

    Marietta Uhden goodbye
    26.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Marietta Uhden goodbye

    Marietta Uhden, the highly talented German climber and important world reference point for sport climbing, passed away in the night between Sunday and Monday 24 November after a long battle against cancer.

    Desert Sandstone Climbing Trip #2 - Arches National Park
    25.11.2014 by Marcello Sanguineti in Climbing

    Desert Sandstone Climbing Trip #2 - Arches National Park

    The rock climbing tour in Utah - Colorado - Nevada - Arizona with Gian Luca Cavalli (CAAI - Gruppo Occidentale), Manrico Dell'Agnola (CAAI - Gruppo Orientale) and Marcello Sanguineti (CAAI - Gruppo Occidentale). Part two: Arches National Park.

    Climbing in Sardinia news: developments at Oliena and Domusnovas and the multi-pitch Malala Day
    25.11.2014 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

    Climbing in Sardinia news: developments at Oliena and Domusnovas and the multi-pitch Malala Day

    In his regular rock climbing in Sardinia update, Maurizio Oviglia talks about recent developments at the crags Oliena and Domusnovas and the new multi-pitch granite climb Malala Day at Locherie (Onifai).

    Generazioni a Confronto, new aid climb by Fantini and Pezzol on Sasso di Fontana Mora
    24.11.2014 by Diego Pezzoli in Climbing

    Generazioni a Confronto, new aid climb by Fantini and Pezzol on Sasso di Fontana Mora

    Angelo Fantini and Diego Pezzoli have made the first ascent of the aid climb Generazioni a Confronto (IV, 5c, A1/A2), Sasso di Fontana Mora, N Italy.

     Steve McClure and Leah Crane on Meltdown at Dinorwig, Wales
    23.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Steve McClure and Leah Crane on Meltdown at Dinorwig, Wales

    Steve McClure and Leah Crane on the route Meltdown at Twll Mawr, Dinorwig slate mines, Wales.

    Pamela Shanti Pack - Off-width Outlaw
    22.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Pamela Shanti Pack - Off-width Outlaw

    The short film Off-width Outlaw by Celin Serbo documenting America's Pamela Shanti Pack, one of the world's premier offwidth climber, at Indian Creek.

    Desert Sandstone Climbing Trip # 1 - Colorado National Monument
    21.11.2014 by Marcello Sanguineti in Climbing

    Desert Sandstone Climbing Trip # 1 - Colorado National Monument

    The rock climbing tour through Utah - Colorado - Nevada - Arizona by Gian Luca Cavalli (CAAI - Gruppo Occidentale), Manrico Dell'Agnola (CAAI - Gruppo Orientale) and Marcello Sanguineti (CAAI - Gruppo Occidentale).

    Lynn Hill and the video of The Nose, El Capitan, Yosemite
    21.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Lynn Hill and the video of The Nose, El Capitan, Yosemite

    The video of Lynn Hill climbing The Nose, El Capitan, Yosemite with footage of her historic one-day ascent in 1994.

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

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

    Interview with Italian climber Gabriele Moronim 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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

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