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    Sébastien Berthe makes second free ascent of Heart Route on El Capitan, Yosemite
    03.12.2016 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Sébastien Berthe makes second free ascent of Heart Route on El Capitan, Yosemite

    Over a 6-day period in October 2016 23-year-old Belgian Sebastien Berthe, climbing together with Simon Castagne, made the second free ascent of Free Heart Route (5.13b V10) on El Capitan.

    Mountaineering: new Austrian climbs in Kyrgyzstan
    02.12.2016 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Mountaineering: new Austrian climbs in Kyrgyzstan

    Last summer an Austrian expedition comprised of Alex Blümel, Max Reiss, Manuel Steiger, Lisi Steurer, Roman Weilguny and Michael Zwölfer made the first ascent of three new climbs in Kyrgyzstan.

    Ashima Shiraishi / climbing great
    01.12.2016 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Ashima Shiraishi / climbing great

    Video portrait of American rock climber Ashima Shiraishi, one of the best sport climbers in the world.

    Highline on Heligkreuzkofel, Dolomites
    29.11.2016 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Highline on Heligkreuzkofel, Dolomites

    Friedrich Kühne walks a new 132m highline on Heligkreuzkofel / Sass dla Crusc in the Dolomites.

    The routes climbing photographers dream of
    28.11.2016 di Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

    The routes climbing photographers dream of

    Separate Reality climbed free solo by Wolfgang Güllich and Heinz Zak, Greenspit in Valle dell’Orco by Didier Berthod and Fred Moix. Maurizio Oviglia takes a closer look at the link between photographers and the climbs they have photographed.

    Edu Marin climbing Tarragó Plus at Montserrat
    28.11.2016 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Edu Marin climbing Tarragó Plus at Montserrat

    The video of Spanish climber Edu Marin who, after having repeated Tarragó (8b+/240m) at Montserrat, linked the two crux pitches to create Tarragó Plus 8c.

    Janja Garnbret and Domen Škofič win Lead World Cup 2016 in Kranj
    27.11.2016 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Janja Garnbret and Domen Škofič win Lead World Cup 2016 in Kranj

    The last stage of the Climbing Lead World Cup 2016, held on 26 and 27 November at Kranj in Slovenia, was won by Anak Verhoeven and Sebastian Halenke. Akiyo Noguchi and Domen Skofic placed second, ahead of Janja Garnbret and Jacob Schubert. Slovenians Janja Garnbret and Domen Škofič secured the overall World Cup 2016 title.

    Kranj Lead World Cup 2016 - the grand sport climbing finale
    27.11.2016 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Kranj Lead World Cup 2016 - the grand sport climbing finale

    At 16.30 today live streaming from Kranj, Slovenia, of the last stage of Climbing Lead World Cup 2016.

    Mirror Wall, Leo Houlding and Co climbing in Greenland
    26.11.2016 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Mirror Wall, Leo Houlding and Co climbing in Greenland

    The film documenting the expedition led by Leo Houlding and the ensuing first ascent of Reflections, (E6 6b, A3+, 1250m) up the North West face of Mirror Wall in Greenland.

    Kranj Lead World Cup 2016 Live
    26.11.2016 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Kranj Lead World Cup 2016 Live

    On 26 and 27 November 2016 Kranj in Slovenia will host the final stage of the Climbing Lead World Cup 2016. While Janja Garnbret has already won the women's World Cup, Domen Skofic, Romain Desgranges, Jakob Schubert, Stefano Ghisolfi and Gautier Supper are all in with a chance of standing on the podium.

    Adam Ondra: the Dawn Wall El Capitan interview
    25.11.2016 di Planetmountain in Interviews

    Adam Ondra: the Dawn Wall El Capitan interview

    Interview with Czech rock climber Adam Ondra who, leading all pitches from 14 to 21 November 2016, completed the second free ascent of Dawn Wall on El Capitan, Yosemite. Considered the hardest big wall in the world, this climb was freed by Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson between 2014 and 2015.

    Bouldering video: Jakob Schubert climbing Bügeleisen Sit
    24.11.2016 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Bouldering video: Jakob Schubert climbing Bügeleisen Sit

    The climbing video documenting Jakob Schubert’s first repeat of Bügeleisen Sit, the 8C boulder problem in Maltatal, Austria, established by Nalle Hukkataival in 2014.

     Motion Vol.4, the mountain timelapse by Yuri Palma
    23.11.2016 di Planetmountain in Environment

    Motion Vol.4, the mountain timelapse by Yuri Palma

    The new time-lapse by Yuri Palma featuring Baffin Island, Val di Mello, Grigne, the Dolomites with its Tre Cime di Lavaredo and Marmolada, as well as Monte Ginnircu in Sardinia.

    Magnificat, new rock climb at Capo d'Uomo in Tuscany
    23.11.2016 di Eraldo Meraldi in Climbing

    Magnificat, new rock climb at Capo d'Uomo in Tuscany

    A new multi-pitch rock climb at Capo d’Uomo, Argentario, Italy: Magnificat (6b+, 80m), first ascended by the Mountain Guide Eraldo Meraldi and dedicated to Roberto Iannilli.

    Mission accomplished: Adam Ondra completes second free ascent of Dawn Wall
    22.11.2016 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Mission accomplished: Adam Ondra completes second free ascent of Dawn Wall

    Adam Ondra from the Czech Republic, climbing together with Pavel Blažek, has completed the second free ascent of Dawn Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite. Considered the hardest big wall in the world, this climb was freed by Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson between 2014 and 2015.

    Jorg Verhoeven and the El Capitan Dihedral Wall interview
    21.11.2016 di Planetmountain in Interviews

    Jorg Verhoeven and the El Capitan Dihedral Wall interview

    Interview with Dutch climber Jorg Verhoeven after the second free ascent of Dihedral Wall, the difficult big wall climb freed in 2004 by Tommy Caldwell on El Capitan in Yosemite, USA.

    Shifting Dreams: Caroline Ciavaldini climbing Voie Petit, Grand Capucin
    21.11.2016 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Shifting Dreams: Caroline Ciavaldini climbing Voie Petit, Grand Capucin

    The documentary tracing the efforts of French climber Caroline Ciavaldini to make the first female free ascent of Voie Petit (8b, 450m), the difficult multi-pitch climb up Grand Capucin in the Mont Blanc massif.

    Adam Ondra continues his victory march on Dawn Wall
    20.11.2016 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Adam Ondra continues his victory march on Dawn Wall

    Further progress on Dawn Wall for Adam Ondra who free climbed the entire crux section yesterday and continued on to the Wino Tower. 11 relatively easy pitches still need to be climbed to complete the first repeat of this route on El Capitan in Yosemite, considered the hardest big wall in the world.

    Dawn Wall: Adam Ondra on cloud nine on El Capitan
    19.11.2016 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Dawn Wall: Adam Ondra on cloud nine on El Capitan

    After yesterday’s difficulties, Adam Ondra has now managed to free climb the 14th and 15th pitch on Dawn Wall, both graded 9a.

    Adam Ondra encounters first real difficulties on Dawn Wall, El Capitan, Yosemite
    18.11.2016 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Adam Ondra encounters first real difficulties on Dawn Wall, El Capitan, Yosemite

    On his fourth day of climbing Adam Ondra has hit the first hurdle on Dawn Wall: after 7 attempts he failed to free climb the 14th pitch. Graded 9a, this is considered the most difficult up this big wall freed by Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson on El Capitan, Yosemite between 2014/2015.

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