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/alpinism/eiger-tom-ballard-and-marcin-tomaszewski-climb-new-route-up-north-face.html Eiger: Tom Ballard and Marcin Tomaszewski climb new route up North Face Mountaineering: from 29 November to 6 December 2016 Tom Ballard and Marcin Tomaszewski made the first ascent of 'Titanic' (A3/M5/6b, 1800m), a new climb up the North Face of the Eiger (Switzerland). http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/eiger-tom-ballard-and-marcin-tomaszewski-climb-new-route-up-north-face.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:36:46 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/interviews/silvio-reffo-shoots-up-hotel-supramonte-and-mezzogiorno-di-fuoco-in-sardinia.html Silvio Reffo shoots up Hotel Supramonte and Mezzogiorno di Fuoco in Sardinia Interview with Italian climber Silvio Reffo who recently repeated two of Sardinia’s most difficult multi-pitch sport climbs: Hotel Supramonte at Gola di Gorropu and Mezzogiorno di Fuoco at Punta Giradili. Climbing onsight, on both routes Reffo fell just once and freed the pitches on his second attempt. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/interviews/silvio-reffo-shoots-up-hotel-supramonte-and-mezzogiorno-di-fuoco-in-sardinia.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:59:16 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/adam-ondra-first-video-on-dawn-wall-el-capitan.html Adam Ondra / First video on Dawn Wall, El Capitan The first footage of Adam Ondra making the second free ascent of Dawn Wall, the hardest big wall rock climb in the world repeated by the Czech climber from 14 to 21 November 2016. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/adam-ondra-first-video-on-dawn-wall-el-capitan.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 06 Dec 2016 09:27:13 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/jozef-kristoffy-climbs-corona-at-jastrabia-veza-the-hardest-multi-pitch-in-slovakia.html Jozef Kristoffy climbs Corona at Jastrabia veza, the hardest multi-pitch in Slovakia's Tatras At the start of September 2016 Slovakian climber Jozef Kristoffy made the first free ascent of Corona 11- on Jastrabia veza, the hardest multi-pitch rock climb in the High Tatras. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/jozef-kristoffy-climbs-corona-at-jastrabia-veza-the-hardest-multi-pitch-in-slovakia.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:33:29 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/blocheads-british-bouldering-at-its-best.html Blocheads - British bouldering at its best The trailer for Blocheads, the award-winning documentary produced by Alastair Lee tracing the history and development of bouldering in Great Britain. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/blocheads-british-bouldering-at-its-best.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:54:43 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/snow-ski-skimountaineering/nadir-maguet-ski-mountaineering-magic.html Nadir Maguet: ski mountaineering magic The video portrait of 24-year-old Italian ski mountaineer Nadir 'Mago' Maguet. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/snow-ski-skimountaineering/nadir-maguet-ski-mountaineering-magic.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 04 Dec 2016 11:49:02 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/sebastien-berthe-makes-second-free-ascent-of-heart-route-on-el-capitan-yosemite.html Sébastien Berthe makes second free ascent of Heart Route on El Capitan, Yosemite Over a 6-day period in October 2016 23-year-old Belgian Sebastien Berthe, climbing together with Simon Castagne, made the second free ascent of Free Heart Route (5.13b V10) on El Capitan. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/sebastien-berthe-makes-second-free-ascent-of-heart-route-on-el-capitan-yosemite.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 03 Dec 2016 23:38:34 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/kilian-jornet-burgada-above-refuge-du-couvercle-mont-blanc.html Kilian Jornet Burgada above Refuge du Couvercle, Mont Blanc The short clip of Kilian Jornet Burgada enjoying the magnificent view from Refuge du Couvercle, Mont Blanc massif. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/kilian-jornet-burgada-above-refuge-du-couvercle-mont-blanc.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:11:49 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/mountaineering-new-austrian-climbs-in-kyrgyzstan.html Mountaineering: new Austrian climbs in Kyrgyzstan Last summer an Austrian expedition comprised of Alex Blümel, Max Reiss, Manuel Steiger, Lisi Steurer, Roman Weilguny and Michael Zwölfer made the first ascent of three new climbs in Kyrgyzstan. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/mountaineering-new-austrian-climbs-in-kyrgyzstan.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:39:50 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/ashima-shiraishi-climbing-great.html Ashima Shiraishi / climbing great Video portrait of American rock climber Ashima Shiraishi, one of the best sport climbers in the world. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/ashima-shiraishi-climbing-great.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:10:52 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/xxi-mezzalama-trophy-and-vi-adamello-ski-raid-registration-now-open-for-the-classic-ski-mountaineering-competitions.html XXI Mezzalama Trophy and VI Adamello Ski Raid, registration now open for the classic ski mountaineering competitions As of Thursday 1 December 2016 registration is open for two ski mountaineering competitions included in the prestigious La Grande Course circuit: the XXI Trofeo Mezzalama and VI Adamello Ski Raid. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/xxi-mezzalama-trophy-and-vi-adamello-ski-raid-registration-now-open-for-the-classic-ski-mountaineering-competitions.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 01 Dec 2016 11:04:12 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/snow-ski-skimountaineering/s-s-couloir-at-jackson-hole-wild-bill-s-birthday-tradition.html S&S Couloir at Jackson Hole - Wild Bill’s birthday tradition The video portrait of legendary 63-year-old skier Wild Bill who for the last 30 years has celebrated his birthday by skiing the famously difficult S&S Couloir at Jackson Hole, USA. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/snow-ski-skimountaineering/s-s-couloir-at-jackson-hole-wild-bill-s-birthday-tradition.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:28:58 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/thomas-huber-a-ground-fall-latok-1-and-the-gratitude-for-being-alive.html Thomas Huber: a ground fall, Latok I and the gratitude for being alive German alpinist Thomas Huber recounts the last three months that, in his words, 'have left a profound mark on my life.' Starting with a 16m ground fall, followed by the dream of climbing Latok I in the Karakorum and the nightmare rescue operation for American mountaineers Scott Adamson and Kyle Dempster on nearby Ogre II. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/thomas-huber-a-ground-fall-latok-1-and-the-gratitude-for-being-alive.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 01 Dec 2016 11:12:03 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/highline-on-heligkreuzkofel-dolomites.html Highline on Heligkreuzkofel, Dolomites Friedrich Kühne walks a new 132m highline on Heligkreuzkofel / Sass dla Crusc in the Dolomites. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/highline-on-heligkreuzkofel-dolomites.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 29 Nov 2016 09:25:45 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/climbing-and-the-routes-photographers-dream-of.html The routes climbing photographers dream of Separate Reality climbed free solo by Wolfgang Güllich and Heinz Zak, Greenspit in Valle dell’Orco by Didier Berthod and Fred Moix. Maurizio Oviglia takes a closer look at the link between photographers and the climbs they have photographed. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/climbing-and-the-routes-photographers-dream-of.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 28 Nov 2016 18:22:03 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/edu-marin-climbing-tarrago-plus-at-montserrat.html Edu Marin climbing Tarragó Plus at Montserrat The video of Spanish climber Edu Marin who, after having repeated Tarragó (8b+/240m) at Montserrat, linked the two crux pitches to create Tarragó Plus 8c. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/edu-marin-climbing-tarrago-plus-at-montserrat.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:27:20 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/janja-garnbret-and-domen-skofic-win-lead-world-cup-2016-in-kranj.html Janja Garnbret and Domen Škofič win Lead World Cup 2016 in Kranj The last stage of the Climbing Lead World Cup 2016, held on 26 and 27 November at Kranj in Slovenia, was won by Anak Verhoeven and Sebastian Halenke. Akiyo Noguchi and Domen Skofic placed second, ahead of Janja Garnbret and Jacob Schubert. Slovenians Janja Garnbret and Domen Škofič secured the overall World Cup 2016 title. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/janja-garnbret-and-domen-skofic-win-lead-world-cup-2016-in-kranj.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 27 Nov 2016 21:28:06 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/kranj-lead-world-cup-2016-the-grand-finale.html Kranj Lead World Cup 2016 - the grand sport climbing finale At 16.30 today live streaming from Kranj, Slovenia, of the last stage of Climbing Lead World Cup 2016. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/kranj-lead-world-cup-2016-the-grand-finale.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 27 Nov 2016 17:33:41 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/mirror-wall-leo-houlding-co-climbing-in-greenland.html Mirror Wall, Leo Houlding and Co climbing in Greenland The film documenting the expedition led by Leo Houlding and the ensuing first ascent of Reflections, (E6 6b, A3+, 1250m) up the North West face of Mirror Wall in Greenland. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/mirror-wall-leo-houlding-co-climbing-in-greenland.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 28 Nov 2016 09:40:48 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/kranj-lead-world-cup-2016-live.html Kranj Lead World Cup 2016 Live On 26 and 27 November 2016 Kranj in Slovenia will host the final stage of the Climbing Lead World Cup 2016. While Janja Garnbret has already won the women's World Cup, Domen Skofic, Romain Desgranges, Jakob Schubert, Stefano Ghisolfi and Gautier Supper are all in with a chance of standing on the podium. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/kranj-lead-world-cup-2016-live.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 26 Nov 2016 10:27:01 +0100