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=42168 Greenland 2014 and Baffin island: climbing at Gibbs Fjord by Favresse, Ditto and Villanueva The final report by Nicolas Favresse about the Greenland 2014 expedition, carried out together with Olivier Favresse, Ben Ditto and Sean Villanueva. This final update includes the exploration at Gibbs Fjord, Baffin Island http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42168 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:44:18 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42166 Philipp Angelo solos the Grandes Jorasses Polish route The short report by South Tyrolean alpinist Philipp Angelo who on 15 September2014 carried out what is likely to be the second solo ascent of the Polish route up the North Face of the Grandes Jorasses (Mont Blanc). http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42166 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:20:48 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42165 Giorgia Tesio seen through the eyes of Cristian Core The video, by Cristian Core, about young Italian climber Giorgia Tesio. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42165 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:43:47 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42164 New route by Simon Kehrer and Christoph Hainz up Sas Ciampac in the Dolomites In October 2013 the two mountain guides Simon Kehrer and Christoph Hainz made the first ascent of Rien ne va plus (435m, 7b+ max, 7a obligatory), a new climb up the South Face of Sas Ciampac, Puez group, Dolomites. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42164 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:01:57 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42162 Jorg Verhoeven and Katharina Saurwein: the Rocky Mountain National Park video The video of Jorg Verhoeven and Katharina Saurwein bouldering at Chaos Canyon, Rocky Mountains National Park, Colorado, USA. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42162 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:42:20 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42161 Gasherbrum V, first ascent by the Koreans Chi-young Ahn and Nak-jong Seong On 25/07/2014 the Koreans Chi-young Ahn and Nak-jong Seong completed the first ascent of Gasherbrum V (7147m) in Pakistan, climbing alpine style via a new route up the South Face. The report by expedition leader Chi-young Ahn. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42161 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:37:12 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42159 Curiosity, with Rory Bosio, Timothy Olson and Hal Koerner The video Curiosity by The North Face featuring the athletes Rory Bosio, Timothy Olson and Hal Koerner and their quest to run the Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc 2014. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42159 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:20:16 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42158 Alex Luger and his route Psychogramm at Bürser Platte The video of Alex Luger climbing Psychogramm, the trad route he freed on 13/02/2014 at Bürser Platte in Austria. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42158 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:21:32 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42156 Pinne gialle, new climb by Manolo at Tognazza On 23/09/2014 Maurizio 'Manolo' Zanolla made the first free ascent of Pinne gialle, a difficult new 4-pitch climb up the side of the large central corner at Tognazza (Passo Rolle, Dolomites, Italy). http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42156 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:21:26 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42154 Avalanche on Shisha Pangma claims lives of Andrea Zambaldi and Sebastian Haag On 24/09/2014 an avalanche on Shisha Pangma (8027m), Tibet, claimed the lives of Italian alpinist Andrea Zambaldi and German alpinist Sebastian Haag. Martin Maier, the third alpinist caught by the avalanche that triggered shortly below the summit, managed to survive. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42154 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:28:06 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42153 Cresciano Night Session 2014 On Saturday 4 October 2014 the night bouldering meeting will take place at Cresciano, Canton Ticino, Switzerland. A brief introduction by event organiser Luca di Biase. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42153 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18:08:32 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42152 The Music of Hope, new Kristallwand climb by Hansjörg Auer and Gerri Fiegl On 9/09/2014 Hansjörg Auer and Gerri Fiegl made the first ascent of The Music of Hope (7a, A1, 500m), a new route up the Kristallwand, Kirchkogel, Ötztal Alps, Austria. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42152 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:57:59 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42150 Zanzara e Labbradoro, the Roberto Bassi film première at Arco On Saturday 27 September 2014, at 20:30 the Casino in Arco (Tn) will host the film première Zanzara e Labbradoro - Storie, mani e silenzi di Roberto Bassi (Stories, hands and silence by Roberto Bassi), written and directed by Lia G. Beltrami and produced by Aurora Vision. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42150 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:48:36 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42146 Neil Mawson makes first ascent of Choronzon E10 7a in Wales On 21 September 2014 Neil Mawson made the first ascent of Choronzon at Pembroke in Wales. Graded E10 7a, this checks in as one of the hardest trad routes in the UK. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42146 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:53:23 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42145 Petzl RocTrip 2014 - Romania The first video of the Petzl RocTrip 2014 and stage #1 in Romania. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42145 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:44:44 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42143 Volcan Aguilera, first ascent in Patagonia by the Uncharted expedition The Uncharted expedition comprised of Camilo Rada, Natalia Martinez, Ines Dusaillant, Viviana Callahan and Evan Miles has made the first ascent of Volcan Aguilera (2480m) on the South Patagonian Icefield. Furthermore, during the return across the Hielos Continentales the team ascended four other previously unclimbed peaks. The report by Camilo Rada. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42143 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:28:34 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42139 Alexander Megos and the art of dynoing The video of Alexander Megos dynoing up two large boulder problems at Rocklands, South Africa http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42139 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:48:40 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42137 Project Fear, important new variation on Cima Ovest di Lavaredo by Dave MacLeod On the North Face of Cima Ovest, Tre Cime di Lavaredo (Dolomites) Dave MacLeod from Scotland has climbed Project Fear, a difficult new 130m variation that leads to the crux pitch of Pan Aroma and breaches difficulties up to 8c. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42137 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:07:55 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42136 Akiyo Noguchi and Sean McColl win the adidas Rockstars 2014 The adidas Rockstars 2014 was won in Stuttgart, Germany, by Akiyo Noguchi and Sean McColl. Mina Marcovic and Jongwon Chon placed second, Petra Klingler and Jernej Kruder third. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42136 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:38:46 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42135 adidas Rockstars Live Live streaming of the adidas Rockstars finals (Saturday, from 20:00 CET), an invitational Masters with some of the world's best boulderers. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42135 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 20 Sep 2014 20:04:44 +0200