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    New Antarctic climbs by strong American expedition
    13.12.2017 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    New Antarctic climbs by strong American expedition

    An all-star expedition comprised of American alpinists Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin, Savannah Cumins, Alex Honnold, Anna Pfaff, Cedar Wright and the cameraman Pablo Durana is currently in Queen Maud Land in Antarctica where various members have managed to establish a flurry of new rock climbs.

    Adventure and alpinism in the Antarctic: Spectre climbed by Leo Houlding, Jean Burgun and Mark Sedon
    12.12.2017 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Adventure and alpinism in the Antarctic: Spectre climbed by Leo Houlding, Jean Burgun and Mark Sedon

    Alpinism and exploration in Antarctica: Leo Houlding, Jean Burgun and Mark Sedon have climbed the 1263 m high Spectre peak on the continent’s Gothic Mountains.

    El Capitan Magic Mushroom first repeat by Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl
    11.12.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    El Capitan Magic Mushroom first repeat by Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl

    Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl have made the first free repeat of Magic Mushroom, the difficult big wall climb freed by Tommy Caldwell on El Capitan in Yosemite.

    Anak Verhoeven, Stefano Carnati and Sébastian Bouin climbing strong in Spain
    10.12.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Anak Verhoeven, Stefano Carnati and Sébastian Bouin climbing strong in Spain

    Sport climbing in Spain: Belgium’s Anak Verhoeven has repeated Ciudad de Dios 9a/+ at Santa Linya, France’s Sébastian Bouin has redpointed La Rambla 9a+ at Siurana while at Margalef Stefano Carnati has climbed his 50th 8c or harder, Llamps i trons.

    Chris Sharma climbing at Yosemite and Bishop
    08.12.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Chris Sharma climbing at Yosemite and Bishop

    The video of Chris Sharma attempting an old project in Yosemite with Tommy Caldwell before moving on to Bishop to claim the first repeat of Everything is Karate, a difficult new sports climb established by Ethan Pringle.

    Mediterraneo up Punta Giradili, climbing between Sardinia's sky and sea
    08.12.2017 di Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

    Mediterraneo up Punta Giradili, climbing between Sardinia's sky and sea

    In this video by Sky Survey System and Alberto Masala discover the magical climbing as it dances between the cobalt sea and Sardinia’s deep blue skies. The set is Mediterraneo, the multi-pitch rock climb first ascended in 1996 up the fantastic Punta Giradili by Maurizio Oviglia, Mario Ogliengo and Patrick Raspo.

    American Safe Climbing Association replaces 20,000 bolts
    08.12.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    American Safe Climbing Association replaces 20,000 bolts

    The ASCA, the American Safe Climbing Association, has replaced its 20,000th bolt in a bid to make climbing safer.

    New rock climb at Padaro, Arco, in memory of Fabio Comini
    07.12.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    New rock climb at Padaro, Arco, in memory of Fabio Comini

    In June 2017 Alex Bertolini and Leonardo Martinelli established a new multi-pitch rock climb at Padaro in the Valle del Sarca above Arco (Italy) in memory of their friend Fabio Comini.

    Climbing USA: Donald Trump reduces Bears Ears National Monument by 85%
    05.12.2017 di Planetmountain in Environment

    Climbing USA: Donald Trump reduces Bears Ears National Monument by 85%

    The President of the United States Donald Trump has reduced protected lands in the Bears Ears National Monument by 85%, and by 45% those protected in the National Monument.

    Hazel Findlay fantastically free on the Salathé Wall on El Capitan
    05.12.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Hazel Findlay fantastically free on the Salathé Wall on El Capitan

    British rock climber Hazel Findlay has made a rare free ascent of the legendary Salathé Wall on El Capitan, Yosemite, USA.

    James Pearson climbs Power Ranger, bold and beautiful trad at Chattanooga
    04.12.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    James Pearson climbs Power Ranger, bold and beautiful trad at Chattanooga

    British climber James Pearson has made the first ascent of the bold and difficult route Power Ranger (5.14R / 8c) at Sunset Rocks, Chattanooga, USA.

    Miracle boulder fall
    04.12.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Miracle boulder fall

    The video of climber Brian Koralewski who, while climbing at Little Rock Canyon, USA, breaks off a chunk of rock weighing 130 kilos…

    Bombé bleu at Buoux attempted by Nicolas Januel
    03.12.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Bombé bleu at Buoux attempted by Nicolas Januel

    Interest in the Buoux Bombé bleu project, also referred to as Chantier by French climbing legend Marc Le Menestrel who bolted the line in 1991, has been rekindled thanks to French climber Nicolas Januel who recently attempted the historic project.

    El Capitan The Nose speed record video of Gobright & Reynolds
    02.12.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    El Capitan The Nose speed record video of Gobright & Reynolds

    A video documenting a part of the amazing ascent carried out by Jim Reynolds and Brad Gobright as they set a new speed record on The Nose, El Capitan,Yosemite on 21 October 2017 when they climbed the route in 2:19:44.

    Climbing video: Nina Caprez on To Bolt Or Not To Be at Smith Rock
    01.12.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Climbing video: Nina Caprez on To Bolt Or Not To Be at Smith Rock

    The video of Swiss climber Nina Caprez repeating the historic To Bolt Or Not To Be at Smith Rock, the first 5.14a/8b+ in the USA freed by French climber Jean-Baptiste Tribout in 1986.

    Stefano Carnati is the perfect climber at Castelbianco
    01.12.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Stefano Carnati is the perfect climber at Castelbianco

    Italian climber Stefano Carnati has repeated Perfect Man 2.0, the difficult sport climb at Castelbianco, Albenga, freed in 2016 by Matteo Gambaro. A few days earlier at Andonno he repeated Noia, Italy’s first 8c+.

    Johnny Dawes walks up The Devil's Slide on Lundy
    30.11.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Johnny Dawes walks up The Devil's Slide on Lundy

    The short film 'A walk on the wild slide' by David Linnett featuring Johnny Dawes, one of the UK's most brilliant and influential rock climbers, walking up the ultra-classic The Devil's Slide on Lundy Island, UK.

    Iker Pou frees difficult climbs at Margalef, Spain
    29.11.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Iker Pou frees difficult climbs at Margalef, Spain

    At the Spanish crag Margalef the Basque climber Iker Pou has freed two difficult sport climbs: La Orden del Puño 8c and Pueblo Pequeño Infierno Grande 8c+.

    A Door in the Sky, Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet fly into plane from Jungfrau
    29.11.2017 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    A Door in the Sky, Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet fly into plane from Jungfrau

    Amazing BASE Jump video: Frédéric Fugen and Vincent Reffet leap off Jungfrau in the Swiss Alps and make a wingsuit flight into an open plane.

    Adam Ondra: the trailer of Silence 9c at Flatanger in Norway
    28.11.2017 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Adam Ondra: the trailer of Silence 9c at Flatanger in Norway

    The trailer of Adam Ondra at Flatanger in Norway climbing Silence, the world’s first 9c.

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