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    Stefan Scarperi climbs Bio-logiko 9a at Arco
    31.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Stefan Scarperi climbs Bio-logiko 9a at Arco

    On 28/10/2014 at Arco, Italy, Stefan Scarperi repeated Bio-logiko, his first 9a sports climb.

    Happy Ledge in Val Trementina, new climb by Rolando Larcher and Nicola Sartori in Paganella
    30.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Happy Ledge in Val Trementina, new climb by Rolando Larcher and Nicola Sartori in Paganella

    The report by Rolando Larcher and Nicola Sartori about the first ascent of Happy Ledge (335m, 7c+ max, 7b obligatory), a new rock climb in the beautiful Val Trementina, a little jewel in the Paganella crown: Verdon-like, wild and little-known.

    Gabriele Moroni climbs Goldrake 9a+ at Cornalba
    29.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Gabriele Moroni climbs Goldrake 9a+ at Cornalba

    Today Gabriele Moroni repeated Goldrake 9a+ at the Italian crag Cornalba.

    Klemen Becan: Bala Bala at Osp in Slovenia
    29.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Klemen Becan: Bala Bala at Osp in Slovenia

    The short film by Luka Fonda featuring Slovenian rock climber Klemen Becan and his difficult and beautiful sport climbs in the Osp cave.

    The Nose, Libby Sauter and Mayan Smith-Gobat set new El Capitan record
    29.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    The Nose, Libby Sauter and Mayan Smith-Gobat set new El Capitan record

    On 28 October Libby Sauter from America and Mayan Smith-Gobat from New Zealand set a new female speed record on The Nose, El Capitan, Yosemite, USA, climbing the route in 5 hours and 2 minutes.

    What we are: the alpinism and climbing of the Ragni di Lecco
    29.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    What we are: the alpinism and climbing of the Ragni di Lecco

    The video of the Ragni di Lecco club and a year of alpinism and climbing in Pakistan, South Africa, Italy, Switzerland, Patagonia, Turkey.

    Jain Kim and Jakob Schubert win the Lead World Cup 2014
    28.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Jain Kim and Jakob Schubert win the Lead World Cup 2014

    The Lead World Cup 2014 was won on 25 October 2014 at Inzai in Japan, one stage ahead of schedule, by Austria's Jakob Schubert and South Korea's Jain Kim. The stage was won by Adam Ondra and Jain Kim.

    Alexander Megos climbs Sonic Kaboom 9a in Frankenjura
    28.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Alexander Megos climbs Sonic Kaboom 9a in Frankenjura

    On 22 Ocotober 2014 Alexander Megos made the first ascent of Sonic Kaboom 9a in the Frankenjura, Germany.

    Günther Karbon climbs 8c+ at Pian Schiavaneis, Dolomites
    27.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Günther Karbon climbs 8c+ at Pian Schiavaneis, Dolomites

    Italian climber Günther Karbon has repeated Lo spreco 8c+ at Pian Schiavaneis in the Dolomites.

    Silvio Reffo climbs Underground at Arco
    27.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Silvio Reffo climbs Underground at Arco

    At Massone, Arco, Italy, Silvio Reffo has repeated the sports climb Underground 9a.

    Sonnie Trotter adds Family Man to Skaha Bluffs in Canada
    27.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Sonnie Trotter adds Family Man to Skaha Bluffs in Canada

    Canada's Sonnie Trotter has made the first ascent of Family Man to Skaha Bluffs in Canada. Graded 5.14b, this is Trotter's hardest trad climb to date.

    Yosemite: El Capitan climbing action
    24.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Yosemite: El Capitan climbing action

    Jorg Verhoeven, Alex Honnold, Tommy Caldwell, Kevin Jorgeson, Mayan Smith-Gobat, Libby Sauter, Chantel Astorga, Quinn Brett, Pete Whittaker, Tom Randall are all in Yosemite currently attempting their projects on El Capitan...

    Monte Brione, Arco: Via Giopia. By Paolo Calzà
    23.10.2014 by Paolo Calzà in Climbing

    Monte Brione, Arco: Via Giopia. By Paolo Calzà

    Via Giopia, the beautiful aid climb up the NW Face of Monte Brione close to Arco, first climbed in 1990 by Paolo Calzà, Lino Celva and Mauro Giovanazzi and recently reequipped by Danny Zampiccoli and Calzà who shares the story of the route, dedicated to his friends Mauro Giovanazzi and Davide Pinamonti.

    Augmentium, the hardest trad climb in Tasmania
    23.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Augmentium, the hardest trad climb in Tasmania

    This austral summer Andrew Cubbon freed Augmentium 30/8a+, the hardest trad climb in Tasmania, Australia.

    Emptiness
    22.10.2014 by Ivo Ferrari in Alpinism

    Emptiness

    La Grigna and the recollection of a friend, Marco Anghileri, impossible to forget. By Ivo Ferrari

    Miyar valley, first ascent of Lotus Tower SE Face
    22.10.2014 by Gediminas Simutis in Alpinism

    Miyar valley, first ascent of Lotus Tower SE Face

    In August 2014 an expedition comprised of the alpinists Cyrill Bösch, Elias Gmünder, Arunas Kamandulis and Gediminas Simutismade the first ascent of Splitter and Storm (500m, TD 6a), a new route up the unclimbed SE Face of Lotus Tower, Miyar Valley, India. The report by Gediminas Simutis.

    L'ultimo dei selvaggi, new rock climb in Italy's Valsugana
    22.10.2014 by Peter Moser in Climbing

    L'ultimo dei selvaggi, new rock climb in Italy's Valsugana

    Peter Moser reports about the first ascent of L'ultimo dei selvaggi (200m, 7b max) a new rock climb above Palu in Valsugana, Italy.

    Alex Honnold solo climbs Heaven in Yosemite
    21.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Alex Honnold solo climbs Heaven in Yosemite

    The climbing video of Alex Honnold soloing Heaven in Yosemite, USA.

    Mina Leslie-Wujastyk climbs Mecca Extension 8c at Raven Tor, England
    21.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Mina Leslie-Wujastyk climbs Mecca Extension 8c at Raven Tor, England

    Sport climbing: Mina Leslie-Wujastyk has made the first female ascent of Mecca Extension 8c at Raven Tor, England.

    Petzl RocTrip 2014: bouldering at Prilep in Macedonia
    20.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Petzl RocTrip 2014: bouldering at Prilep in Macedonia

    The third video of the Petzl RocTrip 2014 and the bouldering stage at Prilep in Macedonia.

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