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=41996 Leopoldo Faria climbing at Corgas - Sagres, Portugal The video of Leopoldo Faria climbing at Corgas - Sagres, Portugal. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41996 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:47:23 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41995 Sentiero Olivieri on Tofana, a nice equipped path above Cortina Enrico Maioni, Cortina mountain guide, introduces Sentiero Olivieri on Tofana di Mezzo, a nice equipped path, little known but well worth exploring. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41995 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:01:42 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41992 Arco Rock Legends: the 2014 nominations Friday, August 29, 2014 Arco Rock Legends celebrates its ninth edition by assigning, during the Rock Master Festival, the two prestigious sport climbing Oscars entitled Salewa Rock Award and La Sportiva Competition Award. Those nominated for the Salewa Rock Award are Alexander Megos, Adam Ondra and Muriel Sarkany, while Sachi Amma, Urko Carmona Barandiaran and Dimitri Sharafudtinov have been nominated for the La Sportiva Competition Award. The Climbing Ambassador by Aquafil award will be assigned to the Italian writer, sculptor, alpinist and rock climber Mauro Corona. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41992 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:38:34 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41991 K2 summits 60 years after the first ascent Numerous successful K2 summits were registered on the 26th of July, sixty years after the first ascent of the second highest mountain in the world carried out by the historic Italian expedition. Successful ascents include those of K2 expedition 60 Years Later, supported by EvK2Cnr, which managed to place six Pakistani mountaineers on the summit: Hassan Jan, Ali Durani, Rahmat Ullah Baig, Ghulam Mehdi, Ali and Muhammad Sadiq, and the Italians Michele Cucchi and Giuseppe Pompili. Further Italian summits were made by the South Tyroleans Tamara Lunger and Klaus Gruber, while Radek Jaros from the Czech Republic has now completed the tour of all fourteen 8000ers. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41991 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:55:16 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41990 Ventaglio, rock climbing at Gemona Mountain guide Pierpaolo Pedrini introduces the crag Ventaglio above Sella St. Agnes, one of the most beautiful places in the Gemonese region of NE Italy. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41990 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:07:10 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41989 Happy 150th Birthday Bocca di Brenta The video in which the Nicolini family, along with the staff of Rifugio Pedrotti alla Tosa, recall the 150th anniversary of the first traverse of the Bocca di Brenta made by John Ball, with some mountain guides Molveno, in the summer of 1864. A simple and sincere way of remembering and showing gratitude to these great mountain explorers. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41989 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:26:15 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41985 Shauna Coxsey video: New Base Line at Magic Wood The video of English climber Shauna Coxsey sending New Base Line 8B+ at Magic Wood in Switzerland. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41985 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 26 Jul 2014 20:00:19 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41984 Karl Unterkircher Award won by Simon Anthamatten, Matthias Auer and Hansjörg Auer On Wednesday, July 23 at Selva di Val Gardena, Dolomites, the 3rd Karl Unterkircher Award 2014 was given to Simon Anthamatten, Matthias Auer and Hansjörg Auer for their first ascent of the East Face of Kunyang Chhish, Karakorum / Pakistan. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41984 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:50:49 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41982 DoloMitiche 2.0: Brenta Base Camp time The Brenta Base Camp kicks off from 29 July to 7 August in the Italian Brenta Dolomites, an event that aims to climb three new multi-pitch routes close to the Pedrotti alla Tosa mountain hut. A short interview with the alpinist and man behind the initiative, Alessandro Beber. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41982 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:36:38 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41981 Giorgio Bendazzoli sends first 8c at Covolo On 15 July 2014 Italian climber Giorgio Bendazzoli has climbed his first 8c, Nagay at the Italian crag Covolo. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41981 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:29:04 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41980 Ivan Peri Across the Alps: an 80 day dream Ivan Peri isn't a fictional character, nor did he start his walk for a bet. He simply wants to fulfill his dream of walking across the Alps in 80 days. By Teddy Soppelsa for Good For Alps, magazine AKU trekking & outdoor footwear. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41980 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:25:16 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41979 Greenland 2014: updates from Nicolas Favresse & Co Nicolas and Olivier Favresse, Ben Ditto and Sean Villanueva report about their first climbs and the start to their Greenland & Baffin Island expedition. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41979 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:43:52 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41978 ISO 20121 certification for Rock Master The Arco Rock Master is working to achieve the ISO 20121 certification regarding sustainable events management. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41978 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:22:11 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41977 Sonnie Trotter discovers 1975, a new free climb in the Canadian Rockies Canadian climber Sonnie Trotter has made the first free ascent of the rock climb '1975' on Little Goat Mountain, Bow Valley, Canadian Rockies http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41977 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:45:04 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41974 Michel Piola interview: climbing on Mont Blanc, the search and the story that continues The fabulous world of Babette, or rather Mont Blanc's marvelous granite climbing, starting from Envers des Aiguilles. Interview with Michel Piola, one of the most prolific alpinists in the world who, in more than 30 years of activity, has left an indelible mark on climbing. His routes are considered priceless, thanks to their intrinsic beauty and the style of their first ascent, above all in the Mont Blanc massif where even today the climbs are considered an important test for all generations of alpinists. In this rare interview with Maurizio Oviglia, Piola talks about his climbing and his continuous search for unclimbed lines. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41974 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:34:43 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41973 Leopoldo Faria climbing at Cabo da Roca, Portugal The video of Leopoldo Faria climbing at Cabo da Roca, the westernmost tip of Portugal http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41973 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:48:11 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41971 Lead World Cup 2014: Jain Kim and Sachi Amma claim gold in Briançon Jain Kim from South Korea and Sachi Amma from Japan won the 25th edition of the ex Serre Chevalier Masters (now the Briançon World Cup), that came to a close with the beautiful semi-finals on Saturday evening, pushed forward to by a day in order to avoid Sunday's bad weather. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41971 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:10:19 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41970 Massi della Luna, bouldering in Alta Valle Gesso Claudia Colonia and Alessandro Penna introduce the bouldering area I Massi della Luna, Alta Valle Gesso (Cuneese Alps) within Italy's beautiful Maritime Alps Nature Park. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41970 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:36:54 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41969 Lead World Cup 2014 - Sachi Amma and Jain Kim win in Chamonix The second stage of the Lead World Cup 2014 was won at Chamonix on 12 July by Sachi Amma and Jain Kim. The third stage begins in Briançon today. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41969 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 19 Jul 2014 10:35:06 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41968 Rocklands trad climbing for James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini From 19 June to 9 July James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini travelled to South Africa to check out the trad climbing at Rocklands. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41968 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 19 Jul 2014 11:05:03 +0200