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    Caroline Ciavaldini climbing The Quarryman in Wales
    26.04.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Caroline Ciavaldini climbing The Quarryman in Wales

    A short clip of France’s Caroline Ciavaldini climbing The Quarryman in the Llanberris slate quarries in North Wales.

    Simone Pedeferri: bouldering, climbing and the Melloblocco in Tour boulder problems

    Simone Pedeferri: bouldering, climbing and the Melloblocco in Tour boulder problems

    Interview with Simone Pedeferri, climber and historic Melloblocco route setter, one week before Melloblocco in Tour 2018 which will take place from 3 - 6 May 2018 in Cresciano and Lugano (Switzerland).

    All the beauty and climbing at Melloblocco on Tour 2018
    25.04.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    All the beauty and climbing at Melloblocco on Tour 2018

    The program, boulders, evenings, games, music, parties and protagonists of Melloblocco in Tour and the MBB Street Boulder, the great climbing festival that will take place from 3 to 6 May at Lugano and Cresciano (Switzerland).

    John Thornton wins climbing photography contest Arco Rock Star 2018
    25.04.2018 di Planetmountain in Events

    John Thornton wins climbing photography contest Arco Rock Star 2018

    The third edition of Arco Rock Star, the annual climbing photography competition during the Adventure Awards Days Festival, was won on Sunday 23 April by British pro photographer John Thornton. Giovanni Danieli. Giovanni Danieli took second place while Matteo Mocellin took third. The Open category was won by Graziano Galvagni for the second year running, while the La Sportiva Anniversary Prize was won by Matteo Pavana.

    Spettacolare new rock climb on Petit Capucin Roi de Siam
    24.04.2018 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Spettacolare new rock climb on Petit Capucin Roi de Siam

    In September 2017 Czech climbers Vaclav Satava and Lumír Fajkos made the first ascent of Spettacolare, an 8-pitch rock climb up Roi de Siam on Petit Capucin (3693 m), Mont Blanc.

    Bouldering World Cup 2018: Janja Garnbret and Tomoa Nagasaki march in Moscow
    23.04.2018 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Bouldering World Cup 2018: Janja Garnbret and Tomoa Nagasaki march in Moscow

    The second stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2018 was won in Moscow yesterday by Slovenia’s Janja Garnbret and Japan’s Tomoa Nagasaki. The first stage of the Speed ​​World Cup was won by Reza Alipourshenazandifar and Anouck Jaubert.

    Climbing World Cup 2018: Boulder & Speed live from Moscow
    22.04.2018 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Climbing World Cup 2018: Boulder & Speed live from Moscow

    The second stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2018 is currently taking place at Moscow in Russia, as is the first stage of the Speed World Cup 2018.

    New rock climbs at Meteora in Greece
    21.04.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    New rock climbs at Meteora in Greece

    At Meteora in Greece the German climbers Frank Wehner, Tino Tanneberger, Manuel Hasterok, Felix Friedrich, Tom Ehrig and Felix Bähr have established two big multi-pitch climbs, Heureka (160m, 8+) and Marvelous Marbles (165m, 9+).

    Giuliano Cameroni and Nalle Hukkataival Deal With the Devil in Switzerland
    20.04.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Giuliano Cameroni and Nalle Hukkataival Deal With the Devil in Switzerland

    At Göschenen in Switzerland Giuliano Cameroni and Nalle Hukkataival have made the first ascent of the highball boulder problem Deal With The Devil (8B).

    Melloblocco in Tour 2018: Cresciano, one of most famous bouldering areas in the world
    20.04.2018 di Planetmountain in Interviews

    Melloblocco in Tour 2018: Cresciano, one of most famous bouldering areas in the world

    In the run-up to Melloblocco 2018 that will take place from 3 to 6 May 2018 at Cresciano and Lugano we interviewed Claudio Cameroni, one of the first climbers who helped develop the Swiss bouldering area in the ‘90s in order to find out how Cresciano became one of most famous bouldering areas in the world.

    Video: Steve McClure climbing Britain's hardest sport route, Rainman 9b at Malham Cove
    18.04.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Video: Steve McClure climbing Britain's hardest sport route, Rainman 9b at Malham Cove

    The video of Steve McClure climbing Rainman at Malham Cove in England. Freed on 04/06/2017, this is the first sports climb in Great Britain to graded 9b.

    The Nose Speed time lapse featuring Brad Gobright, Jim Reynolds
    17.04.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    The Nose Speed time lapse featuring Brad Gobright, Jim Reynolds

    The time-lapse documentary of the record-breaking speed ascent of The Nose up El Capitan in Yosemite, climbed in 2:19:44 on 21 October 2017 by Jim Reynolds and Brad Gobright.

    Melloblocco 2018 on tour at Cresciano and Lugano
    16.04.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Melloblocco 2018 on tour at Cresciano and Lugano

    From Thursday 3 to Sunday 6 May 2018 Melloblocco, the world’s biggest bouldering and climbing meeting, goes on tour: for the first time it will travel to Switzerland's Cresciano, a world bouldering mecca, and Lugano for the MBB Street Boulder.

    Jernej Kruder & Miho Nonaka win first stage of the Bouldering World Cup
    16.04.2018 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Jernej Kruder & Miho Nonaka win first stage of the Bouldering World Cup

    The first stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2018 was won on Saturday at Meiringen in Switzerland by Japan’s Miho Nonaka and Slovenia’s Jernej Kruder.

    Caroline Ciavaldini makes first female ascent of The Quarryman in Wales
    15.04.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Caroline Ciavaldini makes first female ascent of The Quarryman in Wales

    France's Caroline Ciavaldini has made the long-awaited first female ascent of The Quarryman in the slate quarries above Llanberris in North Wales. First ascended by Johnny Dawes back in 1987, this climb is one of the most famous multi-pitch rock climbs in Great Britain.

    Bouldering World Cup 2018: Meiringen marks new season start
    14.04.2018 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Bouldering World Cup 2018: Meiringen marks new season start

    Yesterday the international climbing competition season got underway with the first stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2016 in Meiringen Switzerland. The Semifinals and Finals take place today at 11:00 and 18:30 respectively and can be followed in in live streaming.

    The mountain cairns of Pontus Jansson
    13.04.2018 di Planetmountain in Environment

    The mountain cairns of Pontus Jansson

    The video of rock balancing master Pontus Jansson and his cairns.

    Video: Pete Whittaker rope-solo climb up El Capitan
    12.04.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Video: Pete Whittaker rope-solo climb up El Capitan

    The video of Pete Whittaker and his rope-solo free ascent of Freerider up El Capitan in Yosemite. Carried out in November 2016, with this ascent the British climber became the first person to rope solo, all free, El Cap in under 24 hours.

    Sébastien Bouin adds one of France’s hardest sport climbs to Russan
    11.04.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Sébastien Bouin adds one of France’s hardest sport climbs to Russan

    At the French crag Russan (Pont St Nicholas-Seynes) Seb Bouin has made the first ascent of 'Les yeux plus gros que l’antre'. 70 meters long and graded 9a+/9b, this is now one of the most difficult sport climbs in France.

    Edu Marin and his Valhalla climb through Getu Grand Arch in China
    10.04.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Edu Marin and his Valhalla climb through Getu Grand Arch in China

    The second episode documenting the efforts of Spanish climber Edu Marin attempting his new route Valhalla through the immense Grand Arch roof at Getu in China.

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