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=42368 Petzl RocTrip 2014: climbing at Bafa Lake in Turkey The fifth and penultimate video of the Petzl RocTrip 2014 documenting the climbing around Bafa Lake in Turkey. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42368 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:52:10 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42367 Cerro Torre, Italian climbing action in Patagonia Currently there are numerous Italian teams climbing in Patagonia, in particular in the Chalten massif, where Cerro Torre was climbed via the Ragni route by Marcello Cominetti, Massimo Lucco, Francesco Salvaterra, Majori Marco, Marco Farina and François Cazzanelli. The route's first ascent this season was made in September by Ermanno Salvaterra, Thomas Franchini and Nicola Binelli. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42367 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:51:28 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42366 Crag certification and classification, bolter responsibilities and training: the French example and Philipp Brass interview Interview with Philippe Brass, mountain guide and expert new routes, about crag certification and classification, the responsibilities new bolters have the the training they receive. By Maurizio Oviglia http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42366 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:02:42 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42365 Toni Lamprecht makes first ascent of Black Flag 8c+/9a at Rockywand in Germany 43-year-old German climber Toni Lamprecht has made the first ascent of Black Flag 8c+/9a at Rockywand, Kochel, Germany. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42365 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:42:27 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42363 San Liberale, the crag in Italy's Monte Grappa massif. By Marco Savio. A short history about San Liberale and its Frankenjura-style climbing in Italy's Monte Grappa massif. By Marco Savio. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42363 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:18:27 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42362 Michel Piola and his passion for new routing The film by Yannick Boissenot called Passion d'ouverture that documents the life and climbing activity of Swiss alpinist and rock climber Michel Piola. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42362 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:25:48 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42361 Stefano Ghisofli rocks Red River Gorge Italian climber Stefano Ghisofli sends five 8c/c+ and Southern Smoke Direct 9a at Red River Gorge, USA. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42361 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:19:38 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42359 Ice Climbing World Cup 2015, Maxim Tomilov and Liudmila Badalyan win in Bozeman The first stage of the Ice Climbing World Cup, held on 12 and 13 December at Bozeman, USA, was won by Maxim Tomilov and Liudmila Badalyan. The Speed competition was won by Nikolai Kuzovlev and Kendra Stritch. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42359 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:22:44 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42358 Desert Sandstone Climbing Trip #3 - Indian Creek, Monument Valley and Castle Valley The rock climbing tour in Utah - Colorado - Nevada - Arizona with Gian Luca Cavalli (CAAI - Gruppo Occidentale), Manrico Dell'Agnola (CAAI - Gruppo Orientale) and Marcello Sanguineti (CAAI - Gruppo Occidentale). Part three: Indian Creek, Monument Valley and Castle Valley http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42358 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:20:21 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42357 Sea cliff crags at risk: climbing ban or rebolting? Maurizio Oviglia analyses the recent case of the sea cliff sports crag “Casarotto” at Capo Caccia, Alghero, Sardinia. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42357 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:20:11 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42354 Domen Skofic climbs 9a+, Mina Markovic and Klemen Becan clinch 8c+ at Oliana At Oliana in Spain, Slovenian climber Domen Skofic has repeated Papichulo 9a+. Mind Control has been repeated by both Mina Markovic and Klemen Becan, while Skofic has even managed to flash this 8c+. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42354 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 14 Dec 2014 15:07:01 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42351 Mina Markovic onsights 8b+ at Oliana Yesterday at Oliana in Spain the Slovenian climber Mina Markovic managed to onsight Humildes pa casa 8b+. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42351 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:34:06 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42350 Jacopo Larcher and his rock climbing rediscovery The short film directed by Riky Felderer about Jacopo Larcher and his recent discovery of crack climbing and and trad climbing. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42350 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 13 Dec 2014 18:29:24 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42349 Patagonia first ascent by Colin Haley and Rob Smith American alpinists Colin Haley and Rob Smith have made the first ascent of Romance Explosion (500m, 5.10R, M5R) and in doing so have made the first ascent of Aguja Antipasto, the beautiful tower located next to Cerro San Lorenzo, Patagonia. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42349 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:08:38 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42348 Ethan Pringle, highball boulder at Prilep in Macedonia The video of American climber Ethan Pringle bouldering at Prilep in Macedonia. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42348 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 11 Dec 2014 08:44:12 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42347 The first ski mountaineering trip of the season Any old mountain, any old valley above Cuneo and the first ski mountaineering trip of the season. By Mattia Salvi. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42347 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:57:52 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42346 Stortoland, new drytooling crag at Monte Dolada Luca Facco introduces Stortoland, the new drytooling / total dry crag at Monte Dolada, Alpago, Belluno Prealps. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42346 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:12:48 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42345 Ice Climbing World Cup 2015 The dates and video introducing the Ice Climbing World Cup 2015 with stages scheduled in the USA, South Korea, Switzerland, Italy, France and Russia. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42345 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 09 Dec 2014 21:28:23 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42344 La Sportiva Legends Only: behind the scenes The reportage behind the scenes of the La Sportiva Legends Only, the bouldering competition that was held at the end of November in Stockholm, Sweden. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42344 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 09 Dec 2014 15:16:14 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42343 The myths and legends of alpinism: dreaming about Hermann and his bicycle Ivo Ferrari and Hermann the "cyclist-alpinist", fiction and facts and the story, completely dreamt up, about the legend of alpinism. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42343 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 13 Dec 2014 18:29:11 +0100