Planetmountain.com - Latest news http://www.planetmountain.com/English/News/index.html PlanetMountain.com, Climbing, mountaineering, skiing, trekking, off-piste, bouldering in Italy, Alps, Himalaya, Dolomites. en-EN Copyright 1996-2012, PlanetMountain.com info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42766 Speed Climbing World Cup, Qixin Zhong and Iuliia Kaplina win in Saanich The first stage of the Speed Climbing World Cup was held in Central Saanich, Canada, on 17 May 2015 and was won by Qixin Zhong and Iuliia Kaplina who stopped the clock after 7.74 seconds to set a new world record. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42766 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 22 May 2015 17:01:07 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42765 Logan Barber breaches The Firewall at Liming, the hardest trad route in China At Liming in China Logan Barber has made the first ascent of The Firewall, a strong contender for the hardest trad climb in the country. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42765 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 22 May 2015 15:53:09 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42764 Cima Tuckett, classic ski mountaineering in the Ortles Cevedale massif Mountain Guide Eraldo Meraldi introduces Cima Tuckett (3462m), the classic ski touring itinerary in the Stelvio National Park, Ortles - Cevedale massif, Italy. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42764 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 22 May 2015 17:01:31 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42763 Felix Neumärker repeats Action Direct in Frankenjura and To tu jeste nebylo at Labak On 14/05/2015 Felix Neumärker repeated To tu jeste nebydlo 9a at Labak in the Czech Republic. Two days later he repeated Action Direct, the 9a first climbed by Wolfgang Güllich in Germany’s Frankenjura. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42763 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 21 May 2015 17:21:54 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42762 IFSC World Youth Climbing Championships: official presentation in Rome The World Youth Climbing Championships, scheduled to take place from 28 August to 6 September 2015 at Arco during the annual Rock Master Festival, will be officially presented to the Italian Olympic Committee on 5 June 2015 in Rome http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42762 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 21 May 2015 15:48:24 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42760 The King: the first time up the Monviso Coolidge Couloir, by Ivo Ferrari The North Face of Monviso (3841m) and its Coolidge Gully, one of those climbs "I'd always like to do." By Ivo Ferrari http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42760 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 21 May 2015 10:00:45 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42757 L'Ora del Garda, Larcher and Giupponi climb new route at Mandrea (Arco) Rolando Larcher and Luca Giupponi, during five days from November 2013 to March 2015, made the first ascent of L'Ora del Garda (355m, 8a max, 7b+ obligatory), a challenging and beautiful new route up Mandrea Laghel (Arco, Sarca Valley, Italy). On 24/03/2015 the two made the route's first free ascent. The report by the first ascentionists. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42757 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 22 May 2015 15:37:30 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42754 Ethan Pringle repeats Jumbo Love 9b at Clark Mountain On Sunday 17 May Ethan Pringle made the first repeat of Jumbo Love, the 9b sports climb freed by Chris Sharma at Clark Mountain, USA. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42754 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 20 May 2015 09:26:47 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42752 European Boulder Championships: complete report The full report of the European Boulder Championships that took place in Innsbruck, Austria on 14 - 16 May and was won by the Germans Jan Hojer and Juliane Wurm. While Adam Ondra and Anna Stöhr won silver, Stefan Scarperi and Katharina Saurwein won a splendid bronze medal. By Franz Schiassi. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42752 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 19 May 2015 12:35:49 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42751 I Love Climbing Ulassai, the climbing meeting in Sardinia The second edition of "I Love Climbing Ulassai" will take place from 30 May to 2 June 2015 in Sardinia. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42751 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 19 May 2015 09:45:27 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42750 Grignetta d'Oro: the 7 Italian finalists The names have been revealed of the seven mountaineers in the running for the Grignetta d’Oro, the Italian mountaineering award that will be celebrated on Friday 22 May at Lecco. The jury has selected the following alpinists: Hervé Barmasse, Matteo Della Bordella, Simon Gietl, Tamara Lunger, Corrado Pesce, Francesco Salvaterra and Luca Schiera. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42750 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 18 May 2015 18:20:56 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42749 Dean Potter and Graham Hunt die in Yosemite accident On Saturday, 16/05/2015, the famous American climber Dean Potter and Graham Hunt lost their lives in a wingsuit accident in Yosemite Valley, USA. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42749 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 18 May 2015 17:59:22 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42748 Jan Hojer and Juliane Wurm new European Bouldering Champions This evening in Innsbruck, Austria, the Germans Jan Hojer and Juliane Wurm won the European Bouldering Championship 2015. Silver was won by Adam Ondra from the Czech Republic and Anna Stöhr from Austria, bronze by Stefan Scarperi from Italy and Katharina Saurwein from Austria. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42748 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 16 May 2015 23:46:04 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42747 European Bouldering Championship Innsbruck live streaming This evening at Innsbruck, Austria, the finals of the European Bouldering Championship 2015. Live streaming starts at 19:30. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42747 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 16 May 2015 14:50:12 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42745 European Bouldering Championship 2015 in Innsbruck The European Bouldering Championship started yesterday in Innsbruck, Austria. At 18:00 today live streaming of the semifinals. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42745 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 16 May 2015 09:38:25 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42744 Nepal I love you #1 The video Nepal I love you #1 by Camp 4 Collective and the appeal to admire the extraordinary beauty of this country, to help tourism return and to help this territory after the massive earthquake that has put this country in serious difficulty. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42744 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 15 May 2015 15:16:08 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42743 Pain de Sucre and the Voie Originale descent by Capozzi, Herry and Civra Dano David Capozzi reports about the 10 May first snowboard and ski descent, carried out together with Julien Herry and Francesco Civra Dano, of the entire Voie Originale down the North Face of Pain de Sucre, Mont Blanc. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42743 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 15 May 2015 13:57:16 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42742 Jonathan Siegrist climbs Le Cadre Nouvelle at Ceuse American climber Jonathan Siegrist has redpointed Le Cadre Nouvelle 9a at Céüse, one of the best sports climbing cliffs in France. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42742 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 14 May 2015 17:36:51 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42740 Namasté Oskar Piazza In remembrance of Oskar Piazza, mountain guide and member of the Mountain Rescue team who died in Nepal's devastating earthquake on 25 April 2015. By Manuel Lugli. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42740 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 14 May 2015 14:22:01 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42739 Grignetta d'Oro: the big list of 41 Italian alpinists 41 alpinists have been selected for the "Big List” of the Grignetta d'Oro, the Italian mountaineering award that goes to the Italian mountaineer whose climbs in 2013 and 2014 have most left their mark. The award will be celebrated on Friday 22 May at Lecco. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42739 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 14 May 2015 10:24:40 +0200