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=42617 La Piera ice climb in the Dolomites The route topo of the ice climb La Piera in Vallunga, Dolomites, by Beppe Ballico. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42617 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:15:35 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42616 Riccardo Piazza climbs Ultimo dei Moicani 8B+ at Amiata 19-year-old climber Riccardo Piazza has made the second ascent of the boulder problem Ultimo dei Moicani 8B+ at Amiata in Tuscany, Italy. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42616 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:06:40 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42615 Matteo Menardi, 16-year-old climbs 9a at Gemona The interview with 16-year-old Italian climber Matteo Menardi who recently climbed his first 9a, Nove G at Gemona del Friuli. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42615 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:08:33 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42614 Sachi Amma boulders 8B+ at Bishop At the Buttermilks bouldering area close to Bishop, USA, Sachi Amma has climbed Mandala sit down start V14/8B+ http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42614 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:39:58 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42611 Iker Pou onsights 8c on Mallorca 38-year-old Basque sports climber Iker Pou has onsighted his first 8c, Guiris Go Home 8c at Maiorca in Spain. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42611 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:36:40 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42610 Tom Ballard and the Eiger - a hard day's winter British mountaineer Tom Ballard reports about his recent ascent of the Eiger that crowned his Starlight and Storm project to climb the six great North Faces of the Alps in winter, alone and in just one season: Cima Grande di Lavaredo, Pizzo Badile, Matterhorn, Grandes Jorasses, Petit Dru and the Eiger. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42610 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 28 Mar 2015 11:36:52 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42608 Stefano Carnati sets Guinness World Record Italian climber Stefano Carnati has set a new Guinness World Record by climbing a 15m roof, graded 7c, in just 62 seconds. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42608 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:04:15 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42607 I believe. By Ivo Ferrari Ivo Ferrari and the story of a peg, about truth and memories. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42607 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:31:17 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42605 Mt. Maudit new mixed climb by Matt Helliker and Jon Bracey British alpinists Matt Helliker and Jon Bracey have climbed Zephyr, a possible new mixed climb up the East Face of Mt. Maudit in the Mont Blanc Massif. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42605 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:47:27 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42604 Ashima Shiraishi sends second 9a/+ at Santa Linya 13-year-old American climber Ashima Shiraishi has climbed Ciudad de Dios at Santa Linya in Spain. This is her second 9a/+ in less than a week. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42604 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:49:54 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42602 Hansjörg Auer and Much Mayr climb new Corsica granite Austrian climbers Hansjörg Auer and Much Mayr have made the first ascent of Le Petit Prince (8a, 400m) up the West Face of Capu Cascioni in Corsica http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42602 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:50:59 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42601 Villasimius, Cala Usai restyled in Sardinia Maurizio Oviglia introduces the stunning sea crag Cala Usai to Villasimìus in southern Sardinia. New routes have been added while old routes have been rebolted, and the sea cliff now hosts nearly 40 routes from 4c to 8a. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42601 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:40:02 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42600 Alexander Megos boulders 8C in Japan At Kanoto in Japan Alexander Megos has climbed the boulder problem Kanoto, originally graded 8C, in under two hours. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42600 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:28:37 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42599 Aaron Durogati and Red Bull X-Alps 2015, interview with the only Italian competitor Interview with Aaron Durogati, the winner of the World Cup 2012, one of 33 athletes (and only Italian) who will take part in the Red Bull X-Alps 2015, the world's most spectacular adventure race that begins on 5 July and crosses 6 different countries and 1000km course on foot or by paraglider. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42599 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:33:33 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42598 Magnus Midtbø climbs Papichulo at Oliana Norwegian climber Magnus Midtboe has redpointed Papichulo 9a+ at Oliana, Spain. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42598 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:07:01 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42596 Get Vertical: win a Base Camp Experience with Salewa The 19th March marks the start of the online competition “get vertical”, where Salewa, the brand leader in mountaineering clothing and equipment, will offer 100 lucky winners the chance to enjoy a vertical adventure amidst the mountains of the Alps or in Australia. Those who wish to climb high, readjust their outlook, challenge themselves and feel at one with the grandeur of the mountains, must visit the microsite, getvertical.salewa.com. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42596 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:27:27 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42594 Jonathan Siegrist climbs La Rambla at Siurana American sports climber Jonathan Siegrist has repeated La Rambla 9a+ at Siurana in Spain. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42594 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 22 Mar 2015 16:39:45 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42593 Hansjörg Auer and Gerhard Fiegl climb new Ötztal mixed route In early March 2015 Austrian alpinists Hansjörg Auer and Gerhard Fiegl made the first ascent of Elfenbein, a new mixed climb in the Ötztal. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42593 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 21 Mar 2015 19:16:38 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42592 Red Bull X-Alps 2015 route revealed On 5 July the Red Bull X-Alps 2015 gets underway, the world's most spectacular adventure race across 6 different countries and via a 1000km course on foot or by paraglider. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42592 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 20 Mar 2015 18:04:47 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42591 Tom Ballard climbs the six North Faces of the Alps in winter! With his ascent of the Eiger yesterday, Tom Ballard has now completed his Starlight and Storm project to climb the six great North Faces of the Alps in winter, alone and in just one season: Cima Grande di Lavaredo, Pizzo Badile, Matterhorn, Grandes Jorasses, Petit Dru and the Eiger. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42591 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 20 Mar 2015 15:45:58 +0100