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  • 06.05.2015 Video: Dawn Wall seen through the eyes of Kevin Jorgeson

    Video: Dawn Wall seen through the eyes of Kevin Jorgeson

    The video of the first free ascent of Dawn Wall on El Capitan, seen through the eyes of Kevin Jorgeson who, on 14 January and after 19 days of climbing, completed the ascent together with Tommy Caldwell.

  • 06.05.2015  Niccolò Ceria bouldering 60 days at Fontainebleau

    Niccolò Ceria bouldering 60 days at Fontainebleau

    The short report by Italian climber Niccolò Ceria who has just spent 60 days bouldering in the magical forest of Fontainebleau in France where he climbed, among others, The Big Island 8C and flashed Ubik assis 8B.

  • 05.05.2015 Melloblocco videos 2015

    Melloblocco videos 2015

    The videos of some of the Melloblocco 2015 climbers: Stefano Ghisolfi, Anthony Gullsten, Nalle Hukkataival, Gabriele Moroni, Adam Ondra, Caroline Sinno, Barbara Zangerl

  • 05.05.2015 Colodri: Geremia and Mabboni climb new route above Arco

    Colodri: Geremia and Mabboni climb new route above Arco

    On Monte Colodri, Arco, Daniele Geremia and Diego Mabboni have made the first ascent of opened the new climbing route Piccolo Diavolo (8a, 7a obligatory, 300m).

    Video: Dawn Wall seen through the eyes of Kevin Jorgeson
    06.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Video: Dawn Wall seen through the eyes of Kevin Jorgeson

    The video of the first free ascent of Dawn Wall on El Capitan, seen through the eyes of Kevin Jorgeson who, on 14 January and after 19 days of climbing, completed the ascent together with Tommy Caldwell.

     Niccolò Ceria bouldering 60 days at Fontainebleau
    06.05.2015 by Niccolò Ceria in Climbing

    Niccolò Ceria bouldering 60 days at Fontainebleau

    The short report by Italian climber Niccolò Ceria who has just spent 60 days bouldering in the magical forest of Fontainebleau in France where he climbed, among others, The Big Island 8C and flashed Ubik assis 8B.

    Melloblocco videos 2015
    05.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Melloblocco videos 2015

    The videos of some of the Melloblocco 2015 climbers: Stefano Ghisolfi, Anthony Gullsten, Nalle Hukkataival, Gabriele Moroni, Adam Ondra, Caroline Sinno, Barbara Zangerl

    Colodri: Geremia and Mabboni climb new route above Arco
    05.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Colodri: Geremia and Mabboni climb new route above Arco

    On Monte Colodri, Arco, Daniele Geremia and Diego Mabboni have made the first ascent of opened the new climbing route Piccolo Diavolo (8a, 7a obligatory, 300m).

    Borna Čujić repeats Il Maratoneta at Paklenica
    05.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Borna Čujić repeats Il Maratoneta at Paklenica

    On 26/03/2015 the 17-year-old Croatian climber Borna Čujić made a rare repeat of Il Maratoneta, the legendary 8b+ sports climb put up by Maurizio "Manolo" Zanolla at Paklenica, Croatia, in 1987.

    Yuji Hirayama climbing in Yosemite Valley
    04.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Yuji Hirayama climbing in Yosemite Valley

    The video of Yuji Hirayama and his recent trip to Yosemite National Park, USA to climb and go bouldering.

    Melloblocco 2015 - day 4, the grand finale and free bouldering spirit
    03.05.2015 by Vinicio Stefanello in Climbing

    Melloblocco 2015 - day 4, the grand finale and free bouldering spirit

    The 12th edition of Melloblocco drew to a close today in Val Masino and Val di Mello, Italy. This is the biggest climbing and bouldering meeting in the world and confirmation came from the 2,500 registered participants representing 25 nations, the 5,000+ climbers and also the unique nature of the event that unites their irrepressible love for climbing with the beauty of these valleys.

    Melloblocco - day 3, solar energy climbing
    02.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Melloblocco - day 3, solar energy climbing

    The sun’s energy has heated up the third and penultimate day of Melloblocco that was marked by total climbing. 2400 climbers have registered, a number that confirms that this event in Val Masino is the biggest climbing and bouldering meeting in the world.

    Melloblocco 2015 - day two, a somewhat particular feeling
    01.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Melloblocco 2015 - day two, a somewhat particular feeling

    After a great first day at Melloblocco, the 1st of May promises to be marked by passion and the waiting game.

    Melloblocco 2015: the start of the universal bouldering edition
    30.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

    Melloblocco 2015: the start of the universal bouldering edition

    Melloblocco 2015 kicks off this morning with plenty of climbing. From today until Sunday 3 May Italy’s Val Masino and Val di Mello will host the 12th edition of Melloblocco, the biggest climbing and bouldering meeting in the world.

    Iker Pou frees Big Men 9a+ at Mallorca
    29.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Iker Pou frees Big Men 9a+ at Mallorca

    Iker Pou, the 38-year-old Basque sports climber, has made the first ascent of Big Men 9a+ at Fraguel on the island of Mallorca, Spain

    Ashima Shiraishi climbing Open your Mind at Santa Linya
    29.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Ashima Shiraishi climbing Open your Mind at Santa Linya

    The video of 13-year-old American Ashima Shiraishi climbing Open your Mind at Sinta Linya, Spain.

    Get Vertical, the Salewa contest to win adventures in Australia and the Alps
    29.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

    Get Vertical, the Salewa contest to win adventures in Australia and the Alps

    Trekking, via ferrata, rock climbing in the Alps and in Australia: win an unforgettable experience with Get Vertical, the contest promoted by Salewa that runs through until 15 May 2015.

    Gran Sasso d'Italia and the Paretone Fourth Pillar. By Ivo Ferrari
    29.04.2015 by Ivo Ferrari in Alpinism

    Gran Sasso d'Italia and the Paretone Fourth Pillar. By Ivo Ferrari

    Ivo Ferrari retraces the history of the Quarto Pilastro del Paretone on Gran Sasso, first climbed in 1959 by Luigi Mario and Emilio Caruso, with an account by Stefano Ardito of the historic first ascent and an account by Fabrizio Antonioli about the first repeat, carried out in 1977 together with Massimo Frezzotti and Paolo Cutolo.

    Define Femmine, the Arc'teryx Canadian West Coast Adventure
    28.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Define Femmine, the Arc'teryx Canadian West Coast Adventure

    The Define Femmine contest promoted by Arc'teryx runs until 8 May 2015: four woman will be invited for a week long West Coast adventure to go climbing, kayaking and bouldering in Canada.

    Melloblocco 2015 - the eve of the twelfth edition
    28.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

    Melloblocco 2015 - the eve of the twelfth edition

    It’s time for Melloblocco, time for the most important bouldering meeting in the world. Four days - from 30 April to 3 May 2015 - that for the past 12 years have united thousands of climbers and nature lovers in Italy’s Val di Mello and Val Masino.

    Chris Sharma climbing El bon combat at Cova de Ocell
    24.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Chris Sharma climbing El bon combat at Cova de Ocell

    The video of Chris Sharma climbing El bon combat 9b/+ at Cova de Ocell in Spain, one of the most difficult sport climbs in the world.

    Kompanj sport climbing in Istria, Croatia
    24.04.2015 by Boris Čujić in Climbing

    Kompanj sport climbing in Istria, Croatia

    Boris Čujić introduces the beautiful Kompanj in Istria, Croatia. More than 100 routes from 5c – 8c, ideal for climbing in spring, winter and autumn.

    Call for volunteers for the IFSC World Youth Championships 2015 at Arco
    24.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Call for volunteers for the IFSC World Youth Championships 2015 at Arco

    A call for volunteers has been launched for the IFSC World Youth Climbing Championships 2015 that take place during Rock Master Festival from 28 August to 6 September 2015.

    Dodo's Delight, the climbing and music in Greenland and Baffin Island
    23.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Dodo's Delight, the climbing and music in Greenland and Baffin Island

    The video dedicated to Dodo's Delight, the sailing boat skippered by Bob Shepton that in summer 2014 took Nicolas Favresse, Olivier Favresse, Ben Ditto and Sean Villanueva on their climbing exploration to Greenland and Baffin Island.

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