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    Petzl RocTrip 2014: climbing at Bafa Lake in Turkey
    19.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Petzl RocTrip 2014: climbing at Bafa Lake in Turkey

    The fifth and penultimate video of the Petzl RocTrip 2014 documenting the climbing around Bafa Lake in Turkey.

    Crag certification and classification, bolter responsibilities and training: the French example and Philipp Brass interview
    19.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Crag certification and classification, bolter responsibilities and training: the French example and Philipp Brass interview

    Interview with Philippe Brass, mountain guide and expert new routes, about crag certification and classification, the responsibilities new bolters have the the training they receive. By Maurizio Oviglia

    Toni Lamprecht makes first ascent of Black Flag 8c+/9a at Rockywand in Germany
    19.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Toni Lamprecht makes first ascent of Black Flag 8c+/9a at Rockywand in Germany

    43-year-old German climber Toni Lamprecht has made the first ascent of Black Flag 8c+/9a at Rockywand, Kochel, Germany.

     San Liberale, the crag in Italy's Monte Grappa massif. By Marco Savio.
    18.12.2014 by Marco Savio in Climbing

    San Liberale, the crag in Italy's Monte Grappa massif. By Marco Savio.

    A short history about San Liberale and its Frankenjura-style climbing in Italy's Monte Grappa massif. By Marco Savio.

    Michel Piola and his passion for new routing
    17.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Michel Piola and his passion for new routing

    The film by Yannick Boissenot called Passion d'ouverture that documents the life and climbing activity of Swiss alpinist and rock climber Michel Piola.

    Stefano Ghisofli rocks Red River Gorge
    17.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Stefano Ghisofli rocks Red River Gorge

    Italian climber Stefano Ghisofli sends five 8c/c+ and Southern Smoke Direct 9a at Red River Gorge, USA.

    Desert Sandstone Climbing Trip #3 - Indian Creek, Monument Valley and Castle Valley
    15.12.2014 by Marcello Sanguineti in Climbing

    Desert Sandstone Climbing Trip #3 - Indian Creek, Monument Valley and Castle Valley

    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 three: Indian Creek, Monument Valley and Castle Valley

    Sea cliff crags at risk: climbing ban or rebolting?
    15.12.2014 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

    Sea cliff crags at risk: climbing ban or rebolting?

    Maurizio Oviglia analyses the recent case of the sea cliff sports crag “Casarotto” at Capo Caccia, Alghero, Sardinia.

     Domen Skofic climbs 9a+, Mina Markovic and Klemen Becan clinch 8c+ at Oliana
    13.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Domen Skofic climbs 9a+, Mina Markovic and Klemen Becan clinch 8c+ at Oliana

    At Oliana in Spain, Slovenian climber Domen Skofic has repeated Papichulo 9a+. Mind Control has been repeated by both Mina Markovic and Klemen Becan, while Skofic has even managed to flash this 8c+.

    Mina Markovic onsights 8b+ at Oliana
    12.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Mina Markovic onsights 8b+ at Oliana

    Yesterday at Oliana in Spain the Slovenian climber Mina Markovic managed to onsight Humildes pa casa 8b+.

    Jacopo Larcher and his rock climbing rediscovery
    11.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Jacopo Larcher and his rock climbing rediscovery

    The short film directed by Riky Felderer about Jacopo Larcher and his recent discovery of crack climbing and and trad climbing.

    Patagonia first ascent by Colin Haley and Rob Smith
    11.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Patagonia first ascent by Colin Haley and Rob Smith

    American alpinists Colin Haley and Rob Smith have made the first ascent of Romance Explosion (500m, 5.10R, M5R) and in doing so have made the first ascent of Aguja Antipasto, the beautiful tower located next to Cerro San Lorenzo, Patagonia.

    Ethan Pringle, highball boulder at Prilep in Macedonia
    10.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Ethan Pringle, highball boulder at Prilep in Macedonia

    The video of American climber Ethan Pringle bouldering at Prilep in Macedonia.

     La Sportiva Legends Only: behind the scenes
    09.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    La Sportiva Legends Only: behind the scenes

    The reportage behind the scenes of the La Sportiva Legends Only, the bouldering competition that was held at the end of November in Stockholm, Sweden.

    The myths and legends of alpinism: dreaming about Hermann and his bicycle
    09.12.2014 by Ivo Ferrari in Alpinism

    The myths and legends of alpinism: dreaming about Hermann and his bicycle

    Ivo Ferrari and Hermann the "cyclist-alpinist", fiction and facts and the story, completely dreamt up, about the legend of alpinism.

    Adam Ondra, the 100 x 9a or harder interview
    05.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Interviews

    Adam Ondra, the 100 x 9a or harder interview

    Interview with Czech climber Adam Ondra after his 100th sport climb graded 9a or harder.

    Adam Ondra climbs 100 9a or harder!
    04.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Adam Ondra climbs 100 9a or harder!

    At Wielka Cima in Poland today the Czech climber Adam Ondra sent his 100th sport route graded 9a or harder.

    Rolling south... climbing at Gola di Frasassi and Monte Pertuso, Amalfi coast
    04.12.2014 by Rolando Larcher in Climbing

    Rolling south... climbing at Gola di Frasassi and Monte Pertuso, Amalfi coast

    Rolando Larcher talks about the first ascents, carried out together with Luca Giupponi and Nicola Sartori, of three new multi-pitch rock climbs: Free Frasassi (85m, 7b+) and Decrescita Obbligata (130m, 7c+) at Gola di Frasassi (An), and Benvenuti al Sud (215m, 7a+), Monte Pertuso (Amalfi coast), Italy.

    Quicklyquickly up Spigolo Nord, Monte Agner. By Ivo Ferrari
    03.12.2014 by Ivo Ferrari in Alpinism

    Quicklyquickly up Spigolo Nord, Monte Agner. By Ivo Ferrari

    Ivo Ferrari remembers the solo ascent up the infinite Spigolo Nord on Monte Agnèr, Valle di San Lucano, Dolomites. A majestic 1600m high route, first climbed in 1932 by Celso Gilberti and Oscar Soravito, considered to be the longest rock climb in the Dolomites.

    Vanessa François and her Mont Blanc Cosmic Bivouac
    03.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Vanessa François and her Mont Blanc Cosmic Bivouac

    The video of disabled French alpinist Vanessa François and her bivouac on the Grande Gendarme of Arête des Cosmiques (Mont Blanc) together with Liv Sansoz.

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