Planetmountain.com - Latest news http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/ PlanetMountain.com, Climbing, mountaineering, skiing, trekking, off-piste, bouldering in Italy, Alps, Himalaya, Dolomites. en-EN Copyright, PlanetMountain.com info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/the-tallest-campus-board-in-the-world.html The tallest Campus Board in the world The video of Jeremy Bonder training on the extremely high Campus Board located in the Karma climbing wall at Fontainebleau in France. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/the-tallest-campus-board-in-the-world.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 19 Nov 2017 12:09:12 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/gabriele-moroni-repeats-perfect-valle-bavona-highball.html Gabriele Moroni repeats perfect Valle Bavona highball The video of Italian climber Gabriele Moroni repeating the 8A highball boulder problem ‘Grande gigante gentile’ at Sonlerto in Valle Bavona, Switzerland. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/gabriele-moroni-repeats-perfect-valle-bavona-highball.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:13:15 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/climbing-video-sardinia-spectacular-aguglia-di-goloritze.html Climbing video: Sardinia's spectacular Aguglia di Goloritzé Two climbers, unknown and beautiful, reach the top of Aguglia di Goloritzè, the splendid limestone needle in Sardinia. A moment of pure joy high above the turquoise sea of the Gulf of Orosei. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/climbing-video-sardinia-spectacular-aguglia-di-goloritze.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 19 Nov 2017 11:51:44 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/larkya-main-georgians-claim-first-ascent-in-himalaya.html Larkya Main, Georgians claim first ascent in Himalaya Georgian mountaineers Giorgi Tepnadze, Bakar Gelashvili and Archil Badriashvili have established a new route up the SE Face of Larkya Main. It is also the first ascent of this 6425m high mountain in the Himalaya. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/larkya-main-georgians-claim-first-ascent-in-himalaya.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:55:21 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/keita-kurakami-free-climbs-the-nose-on-el-capitan.html Keita Kurakami free climbs The Nose on El Capitan Japanese rock climber Keita Kurakami has made a free ascent of The Nose on El Capitan (Yosemite, USA). This is only the 5th free ascent of the monumental big wall. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/keita-kurakami-free-climbs-the-nose-on-el-capitan.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 16 Nov 2017 23:21:23 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/patrick-edlinger-and-what-remains-of-climbing.html Patrick Edlinger and what remains of climbing Precisely five years after the death of French climber Patrick Edlinger, some thoughts and a video of one of the absolute climbing legends. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/patrick-edlinger-and-what-remains-of-climbing.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 16 Nov 2017 20:06:57 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/marcel-remy-climbing-strong-aged-94.html Marcel Remy climbing strong aged 94 The video of Marcel Remy who, aged 94, climbs Miroir de l'Argentine in Switzerland. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/marcel-remy-climbing-strong-aged-94.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:03:47 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/unstoppable-adam-ondra-adds-new-9b-at-arco-italy.html Unstoppable Adam Ondra adds new 9b to Arco, Italy Adam Ondra has made the first ascent of One Slap, a new 9b sports climb at the crag Laghel close to Arco. This is the second 9b in Arco and the third in Italy. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/unstoppable-adam-ondra-adds-new-9b-at-arco-italy.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:37:28 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/french-climb-new-route-up-pangbuk-north-in-nepal.html French climb new route up Pangbuk North in Nepal Mountaineering in the Himalayas: in the Lunag Massif (Khumbu region) the French mountaineers Max Bonniot and Pierre Sancier have climbed Tolérance Zero, a new 1100m route described as elegant, logical and technical up the North Face of Pangbuk North (6589 m). http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/french-climb-new-route-up-pangbuk-north-in-nepal.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 14 Nov 2017 17:08:22 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/patxi-usobiaga-surpasses-himself-on-pachamama-at-oliana.html Patxi Usobiaga surpasses himself on Pachamama at Oliana Basque climber Patxi Usobiaga has climbed his hardest route to date, Pachamama 9a+/b at Oliana in Spain. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/patxi-usobiaga-surpasses-himself-on-pachamama-at-oliana.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 14 Nov 2017 15:01:45 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/romain-desgranges-and-janja-garnbret-win-climbing-world-cup-2017.html Romain Desgranges and Janja Garnbret win Climbing World Cup 2017 The last leg of the Climbing Lead World Cup 2017, held on 11 and 12 November in Kranj, Slovenia, was won by Austria’s Jakob Schubert and Slovenia’s Janja Garnbret. France’s Romain Desgranges and Garnbret won the overall ranking, ahead of Stefano Ghisolfi and Jain Kim. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/romain-desgranges-and-janja-garnbret-win-climbing-world-cup-2017.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 13 Nov 2017 20:24:39 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/valery-rozov-dies-in-base-jump-accident-on-ama-dablam.html Valery Rozov dies in BASE Jump accident on Ama Dablam 52-year-old Valery Rozov, one for the most expert and famous BASE jumpers in the world, has died in a BASE Jump accident on Ama Dablam. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/valery-rozov-dies-in-base-jump-accident-on-ama-dablam.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 12 Nov 2017 14:27:12 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/match-point-at-kranj-in-slovenia-decisive-round-of-lead-world-cup-2017.html Match point at Kranj: in Slovenia decisive round of Lead World Cup 2017 The final, decisive round of the Lead World Cup 2017 is currently taking place at Kranj in Slovenia. France’s Romain Desgranges is close to victory, but Italy’s Stefano Ghisolfi could still cause an upset. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/match-point-at-kranj-in-slovenia-decisive-round-of-lead-world-cup-2017.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 13 Nov 2017 10:16:18 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/cerro-kishtwar-new-route-in-himalaya-climbed-by-thomas-huber-stephan-siegrist-julian-zanker.html Cerro Kishtwar, new route in Himalaya climbed by Thomas Huber, Stephan Siegrist, Julian Zanker On 14 October 2017 German alpinist Thomas Huber and the Swissmen Stephan Siegrist and Julian Zanker made the first ascent of ‘Har Har Mahadev’, a new climb up the NW Face of Cerro Kishtwar. This is only the 4th ascent of the 6155 m peak located in the Indian Himalaya. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/cerro-kishtwar-new-route-in-himalaya-climbed-by-thomas-huber-stephan-siegrist-julian-zanker.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 11 Nov 2017 11:59:48 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/charles-albert-frees-fontainebleau-first-8c-plus.html Charles Albert frees Fontainebleau's first 8C+ French climber Charles Albert has freed the extension to La Révolutionnaire, suggesting 8C+. If confirmed, this becomes the first problem in Fontainebleau (France) to be graded 8C+ and also one of the hardest boulder problems in the world. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/charles-albert-frees-fontainebleau-first-8c-plus.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 10 Nov 2017 15:40:11 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/cuba-the-new-sports-crag-in-sardinia.html Cuba, the new sports crag in Sardinia Maurizio Oviglia introduces Cuba, a new sports climbing crag in SE Sardinia. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/cuba-the-new-sports-crag-in-sardinia.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 09 Nov 2017 18:06:55 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/burden-of-dreams-backstage-video-of-nalle-hukkataival-and-worlds-first-9a-boulder-problem.html Nalle Hukkataival Burden of Dreams, backstage video of world's first 9A boulder The backstage video di Burden of Dreams, the first boulder problem in the world graded 9A and freed by Nalle Hukkataival at Lappnor in Finland in October 2016. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/burden-of-dreams-backstage-video-of-nalle-hukkataival-and-worlds-first-9a-boulder-problem.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 09 Nov 2017 08:58:51 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/luca-rinaldi-8b-boulder-flash-at-brione-in-switzerland.html Luca Rinaldi 8B boulder flash at Brione in Switzerland At Brione (Canton Ticino, Switzerland) Luca Rinaldi has flashed the 8B boulder problem Blinded by the light. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/luca-rinaldi-8b-boulder-flash-at-brione-in-switzerland.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 09 Nov 2017 15:48:11 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/snow-ski-skimountaineering/mt-ushba-slovakians-score-first-ski-descent-in-caucasus.html Mt. Ushba: Slovakians score first ski descent in Georgian Caucasus Last May and June Slovakian alpinists Miroslav Peťo and Maroš Červienka carried out a series of difficult ski descents in the Caucasus massif in Georgia: the SW Ridge of Tetnuldi (4858 m), the SE couloir of Chatyn Tau (4412 m) and, above all, the East couloir of Ushba North summit (4698 m). http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/snow-ski-skimountaineering/mt-ushba-slovakians-score-first-ski-descent-in-caucasus.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:51:29 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/for-hayden-kennedy-inge-perkins.html For Hayden Kennedy & Inge Perkins The video tribute to American alpinists Hayden Kennedy and Inge Perkins. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/for-hayden-kennedy-inge-perkins.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 07 Nov 2017 15:19:14 +0100