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    Stefano Ghisolfi makes excellent Erto debut
    21.06.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Stefano Ghisolfi makes excellent Erto debut

    At his first visti to the Italian crag Erto, Stefano Ghisolfi onsighted Tucson 8a, Bricolage 8a+, Super Pole Position 8a+ and Jurassic Climb 8b+.

    Alex Honnold and Jonathan Siegrist climb out of their Comfort Zone
    20.06.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Alex Honnold and Jonathan Siegrist climb out of their Comfort Zone

    The video of US climbers Alex Honnold and Jonathan Siegrist training for two sports routes that are the exact opposite of their preferred style of climbing.

    North3 trailer of sub-48 hour enchainment by Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini
    17.06.2018 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    North3 trailer of sub-48 hour enchainment by Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini

    The trailer of Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini and their enchainment of Mt. Ortler, Cima Piccola di Lavaredo and Grossglockner in Austria in just 47 hours and 16 minutes.

    Katrin Lehmann boulders Kryptos, only second woman to send 8C
    16.06.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Katrin Lehmann boulders Kryptos, only second woman to send 8C

    On 14 May Katrin Kaddi Lehmann repeated Kryptos, an 8C boulder problem at Morchelstock in Switzerland. In doing so she has become only the second woman to climb this grade after Ashima Shiraishi.

    Rock climbing in Jordan: new rock climbs at Wadi Sulam
    12.06.2018 di Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

    Rock climbing in Jordan: new rock climbs at Wadi Sulam

    Maurizio Oviglia reports about an expedition of the Italian Alpine Club and the JTB (Jordan Tourism Board) which resulted in series of new climbs in the unexplored area of ​​Wadi Sulam in Jordan. Expedition members included Maurizio Giordani, Manrico Dell'Agnola, Andrea Cattarossi, Marco Scagnetto, Luca Schiera, Umberto Del Vecchio, Erik Lazarus, Gianluca Cavalli, Marcello Sanguineti, Angelo Taddei, Alberto Rampini and Lorella Franceschini.

    Sean Villanueva climbs freaky Frankenjura trad
    11.06.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Sean Villanueva climbs freaky Frankenjura trad

    The video of Belgian rock climber Sean Villanueva repeating 'Der Ungeheuer sei Mutter', a difficult and somewhat particular trad climb at the Vogelherdgrotte crag in the Frankenjura, Germany.

    Adam Ondra and Stefano Ghisolfi free Magic Line at Gramitico 2018
    11.06.2018 di Planetmountain in Events

    Adam Ondra and Stefano Ghisolfi free Magic Line at Gramitico 2018

    The videos of Adam Ondra and Stefano Ghisolfi freeing Magic Line 2018, the highball project at the Gramitico 2018 bouldering meeting just took place in Valle di Daone, Italy, last weekend.

    Hotel Supramonte climbed in Sardinia by Lara Neumeier, Christoph Hanke, Jozef Kristoffy
    09.06.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Hotel Supramonte climbed in Sardinia by Lara Neumeier, Christoph Hanke, Jozef Kristoffy

    Lara Neumeier, Christoph Hanke and Jozef Kristoffy have all repeated Hotel Supramonte, the famous multi-pitch climb first ascended in the Gole di Gorropu in Sardinia by Rolando Larcher and Roberto Vigiani.

    Gabriele Moroni: interview after historic gold in Japan Boulder World Cup
    08.06.2018 di Planetmountain in Interviews

    Gabriele Moroni: interview after historic gold in Japan Boulder World Cup

    Interview with Italian climber Gabriele Moroni after last week’s victory in Japan at the Hachioji stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2018.

    Lynn Hill / 25 years ago the first free ascent of The Nose on El Capitan
    08.06.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Lynn Hill / 25 years ago the first free ascent of The Nose on El Capitan

    After the new The Nose speed record set on El Capitan by Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold on 06/06/2018, here’s a throwback to our 2002 interview with Lynn Hill that explores her historic first free ascent in 1993 and her groundbreaking one-day free ascent in 1994 of this legendary big wall in Yosemite Valley, USA.

    GraMitico 2018, Adam Ondra & Stefano Ghisolfi in Valle di Daone, Italy
    07.06.2018 di Giulia Mondello in Events

    GraMitico 2018, Adam Ondra & Stefano Ghisolfi in Valle di Daone, Italy

    GraMitico, the bouldering meeting that will take place on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th June in Valle di Daone, one of the most beautiful and unspoilt corners of Italy’s Trentino, is just a few days away. The time has come for some information about the unique evening with Adam Ondra and Stefano Ghisolfi, conducted by Simone Raina.

    New multi-pitch rock climb up Punta Cusidore in Sardinia
    07.06.2018 di Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

    New multi-pitch rock climb up Punta Cusidore in Sardinia

    Between autumn 2017 and spring 2018 Giovanni Manconi and Maurizio Oviglia established Passavamo sulla terra leggeri, a new rock climb on Punta Cusidore, a mountain considered by many as one of the most important 'alpine' peaks in Sardinia.

    Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell climb The Nose in under 2 hours to set new El Capitan speed record
    06.06.2018 di Nicholas Hobley in Climbing

    Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell climb The Nose in under 2 hours to set new El Capitan speed record

    This morning American climbers Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell set another speed record on The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite. This time the duo broke the legendary 2-hour barrier, climbing the big wall route in 1:58:07.

    Michael Kemeter frees hard climb on Mont-Rebei in Spanish Pyrenees
    06.06.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Michael Kemeter frees hard climb on Mont-Rebei in Spanish Pyrenees

    Austria’s Michael Kemeter has made the first free ascent of a big multi-pitch climb at Mont-Rebei in Spain, established in 2018 by Ignasi Miralpeix Llobet e Gil Furriols.

    Mont Blanc Aiguille du Midi cable car closed for maintenance
    05.06.2018 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Mont Blanc Aiguille du Midi cable car closed for maintenance

    The Aiguille du Midi cable car in the Mont Blanc massif is temporarily closed due to unforeseen maintenance. Full operations will resume on Saturday 7 July.

    Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell break The Nose Speed record again
    05.06.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell break The Nose Speed record again

    Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell have broken the speed record on The Nose once again, climbing the iconic big wall on El Capitan Yosemite in 2:01:50. In other news, on 2 June the two well-known rock climbers Jason Wells and Tim Klein lost their lives on El Capitan.

    Gabriele Moroni miraculous in Japan!
    04.06.2018 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Gabriele Moroni miraculous in Japan!

    Gabriele Moroni has clinched a historic victory by winning his first-ever gold medal at the Hachioji stage of Bouldering World Cup in Japan. The 31-year-old Italian shared the podium with local climber Akiyo Noguchi.

    Angela Eiter makes short work of Frankenjura 8c
    03.06.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Angela Eiter makes short work of Frankenjura 8c

    Austrian climber Angela Eiter has climbed a series of difficult sport climbs in Frankenjura, Germany, including Battle Cat.

    La Sportiva 90th anniversary, failure leads to success
    02.06.2018 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    La Sportiva 90th anniversary, failure leads to success

    The story of La Sportiva, which recently celebrated its 90th anniversary, via one of its iconic products, the Trango boot. Featuring With Reinhold Messner, Simone Moro, Lorenzo Delladio, Giulia Delladio, Giuliano Jellici, Matteo Jellici, Enzo Jellici

    Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold smash The Nose Speed record
    30.05.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold smash The Nose Speed record

    American climbers Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold have set a new speed record on The Nose, climbing El Capitan in Yosemite in 2:10:15.

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