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    Rock Master Festival Day 1: qualification IFSC World Cup Lead
    26.08.2016 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Rock Master Festival Day 1: qualification IFSC World Cup Lead

    The report of the first day of the fifth stage of the Lead World Cp 2016, currently taking place at Arco during the 30th Rock Master competition.

     Bramosa Scura, new rock climb in Sella group, Dolomites

    Bramosa Scura, new rock climb in Sella group, Dolomites

    Peter Manhartsberger reports about the first ascent, carried out together with Klaus Gössinger, of Bramosa Scura (6c+, 145m), a new multi-pitch rock climb up the North Face of Cima Vallon, Sella, Dolomites.

    Chris Sharma in Le Blond Project at Oliana
    26.08.2016 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Chris Sharma in Le Blond Project at Oliana

    The video of America climber Chris Sharma attempting his Le Blond Project at Oliana, named after Patrick Edlinger.

    Angela Eiter boulders hard in Silvretta
    25.08.2016 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Angela Eiter boulders hard in Silvretta

    While recovering from a finger injury, former Lead World Champion Angela Eiter has sent some hard boulder problems at the Silvretta bouldering area in Austria.

    Rock Master Festival 2016: Lead World Cup and Arco Rock Legends on Friday
    24.08.2016 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Rock Master Festival 2016: Lead World Cup and Arco Rock Legends on Friday

    Within the context of the Rock Master Festival 2016, the Lead World Cup and the Speed World Cup now return to Italy. 199 athletes from 28 different nations will compete on Friday 26 and on Saturday 27 August at the Arco Climbing Stadium (Garda Trentino). Sunday’s competitions continue with the KO Boulder Contest and the 30th Rock Master Trophy. To cap it all, the Arco Rock Legends sport climbing Oscars are scheduled for Friday night.

    Ötztal, new rock climb up Kristallwand by Hansjörg Auer and Alexander Blümel
    23.08.2016 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Ötztal, new rock climb up Kristallwand by Hansjörg Auer and Alexander Blümel

    Austrian alpinists Hansjörg Auer and Alex Blümel have established 'The loss of the Demantoid', a new multi-pitch rock climb up the Kristallwand face on Kirchkogel (3280m) in Austria. The route was established in memory of their friend Gerhard Fiegl.

    Edu Marin repeats Wogü in Switzerland’s Rätikon massif
    23.08.2016 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Edu Marin repeats Wogü in Switzerland’s Rätikon massif

    Spanish sports climber Edu Marin has carried out the first repeat of Wogü, the 8c multi-pitch sports climb established by Beat Kammerlander and freed by Adam Ondra in the Rätikon massif, Switzerland.

    Dolomites: gigantic rockfall off Kleine Gaisl
    22.08.2016 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Dolomites: gigantic rockfall off Kleine Gaisl

    The video of mountain guide Roman Valentini documenting the enormous rockfall that took place last week on Kleine Gaisl (Piccola Croda Rossa), in the Braies group of the Italian Dolomites

    Arco Rock Legends: Climbing Ambassador 2016 awarded to the IFSC
    22.08.2016 di Planetmountain in Events

    Arco Rock Legends: Climbing Ambassador 2016 awarded to the IFSC

    On 26 August 2016 in Arco (Garda Trentino, Italy) the Climbing Ambassador by Dryarn® di Aquafil 2016 prize will be awarded to the International Federation of Sport Climbing for the inclusion of sport climbing in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Marco Maria Scolaris, president of the IFSC since 2001, will receive the award on behalf of the federation.

    Lead World Cup 2016 - Imst live
    20.08.2016 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Lead World Cup 2016 - Imst live

    On Saturday 20 August 2016 at 19:30 in Imst, Austria, the finals of the fourth stage of the Lead World Cup 2016.

    Baffin big wall climbing: the final concert
    19.08.2016 di Nicolas Favresse in Alpinism

    Baffin big wall climbing: the final concert

    The final report by Nicolas Favresse about the recent two-month climbing trip to Baffin Island, together with Sean Villanueva, Matteo Della Bordella, Matteo De Zaiacomo and Luca Schiera that resulted in a series of new, long and difficult trad routes.

    Alexander Megos flashes The Path at Lake Louise in Canada
    19.08.2016 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Alexander Megos flashes The Path at Lake Louise in Canada

    The German climber Alexander Megos has made an impressive flash ascent of The Path at Lake Louise in Canada. This extremely difficult trad climb was freed by Sonnie Trotter in 2007 and is graded 5.14 (8b+).

    Jon Griffith and Andy Houseman win the Karl Unterkircher Award 2016
    18.08.2016 di Planetmountain in Events

    Jon Griffith and Andy Houseman win the Karl Unterkircher Award 2016

    On 27 July 2016 British mountaineers Jon Griffith and Andy Houseman received the 4th Karl Unterkircher Award for their first ascent of Link Sar West (6.938m - Karakoram). The other two ascents that had been nominated were Marek Raganowicz and Marcin Tomaszewski winter first ascent of Katharsis on Norway’s Troll wall and the first ascent of via Degli studenti up the NW Face of Civetta (Dolomites) by the Italians Giorgio Travaglia, Alex Walpoth, Martin Dejori and Titus Prinoth.

    Sport climbing at the Olympics: interview with IFSC President Marco Scolaris
    18.08.2016 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Sport climbing at the Olympics: interview with IFSC President Marco Scolaris

    Interview with Marco Scolaris (President of the International Federation of Sport Climbing - IFSC) after the historic inclusion of sport climbing competitions in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

    Stefano Carnati climbs 9a at Céüse and Entraygues in France
    17.08.2016 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Stefano Carnati climbs 9a at Céüse and Entraygues in France

    During a few short trips to France, Italy’s Stefano Carnati repeated Condè de Choc 9a at Entraygues in the Briançon region and Le Cadre Nouvelle 9a at Ceuse.

    Ueli Steck at Courmayeur's Passione Verticale 2016
    17.08.2016 di Planetmountain in Events

    Ueli Steck at Courmayeur's Passione Verticale 2016

    On Wednesday 17 August Switzerland’s Ueli Steck, one of the most talented mountaineers in the world, will take to the stage at Passione Verticale, the classic summer festival the town of Courmayeur dedicates every year to alpinism and the mountains. The evening begins at 21:15 and will be hosted by Vinicio Stefanello of planetmountain.com.

    Alexander Megos frees Fightclub, Canada's hardest sport climb
    16.08.2016 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Alexander Megos frees Fightclub, Canada's hardest sport climb

    At Ravens Crag cliff in Canada German climber Alexander Megos has made the first ascent of Fightclub. Graded 9b, this is the hardest sport climb in the country.

     Alex Honnold, the video
    15.08.2016 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Alex Honnold, the video

    The video profile of American alpinist and climber Alex Honnold, filmed by the American actor and film director Jared Leto.

    Laura Rogora waltzes up Wallstreet in Frankenjura
    14.08.2016 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Laura Rogora waltzes up Wallstreet in Frankenjura

    Laura Rogora has climbed Wallstreet, the historic world’s first 8c freed in 1987 by Wolfgang Güllich in Germany’s Frankenjura.

    Bouldering World Cup 2016: showdown in Munich
    13.08.2016 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Bouldering World Cup 2016: showdown in Munich

    The last stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2016 started yesterday with the qualifiers. Live streaming today of the semi-finals (11:30) and finals (18:30).

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