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/civetta-new-dolomites-climb-by-tom-ballard-and-marcin-tomaszewski.html Civetta / New Dolomites climb by Tom Ballard and Marcin Tomaszewski From 24 - 25 August 2016 the alpinists Tom Ballard and Marcin Tomaszewski made the first ascent of ‘Dirty Harry’ (VII, 1375m), a huge new rock climb up the NW Face of Civetta, Dolomites. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/civetta-new-dolomites-climb-by-tom-ballard-and-marcin-tomaszewski.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 30 Aug 2016 16:25:43 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/alexander-megos-dashes-up-dreamcatcher-at-squamish-in-canada.html Alexander Megos dashes up Dreamcatcher at Squamish in Canada Interview with Alexander Megos who recently made the fourth ascent of Dreamcatcher at Squamish in Canada, the famous 9a sport climb freed by Chris Sharma in 2005. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/alexander-megos-dashes-up-dreamcatcher-at-squamish-in-canada.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 30 Aug 2016 11:36:09 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/events/arco-rock-legends-2016-awards-ceremony-videos.html Arco Rock Legends 2016 Awards Ceremony videos The videos of the eleventh edition of Arco Rock Legends that took place on Friday 26/08/2016. The climbers for the Wild Country Rock Award are Daniel Andrada (winner), Jakob Schubert and Laura Rogora while the climbers in the La Sportiva Competition Award are Mina Markovič (winner), Janja Garnbret and Adam Ondra. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/events/arco-rock-legends-2016-awards-ceremony-videos.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 30 Aug 2016 10:32:53 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/sasha-di-giulian-felipe-camargo-free-big-wall-at-pedra-riscada-brazil.html Sasha Di Giulian, Felipe Camargo free big wall at Pedra Riscada, Brazil American rock climber Sasha Di Giulian and Felipe Camargo from Brazil have made the first free ascent of 'Planeta dos Macacos' (8a+, 650m) up one of the main peaks in the Pedra Riscada massif in Brazil. The big wall climb is believed to currently be the only route up the peak. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/sasha-di-giulian-felipe-camargo-free-big-wall-at-pedra-riscada-brazil.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:20:23 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/stube-the-new-sport-climbing-crag-in-hohlensteintal-dolomites.html Stube, the new sport climbing crag in Höhlensteintal, Dolomites The 'Crags for each season' project in collaboration with Vertical-Life.info continues with Stube, the new crag in Itay's Höhlensteintal / Val di Landro (Dolomites) http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/stube-the-new-sport-climbing-crag-in-hohlensteintal-dolomites.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:49:41 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/adam-ondra-and-janja-garnbret-win-30th-rock-master-trophy.html Adam Ondra and Janja Garnbret win 30th Rock Master Trophy Adam Ondra (Cze) and Janja Garnbret (Slo) win the 30th Rock Master Trophy at Arco via the Duel competition formula. Austria's Jakob Schubert and Max Rudigier place second and third respectively, while in the women's event Katharina Posch (Aut) placed second, ahead of Anak Verhoeven (Bel), third. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/adam-ondra-and-janja-garnbret-win-30th-rock-master-trophy.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 28 Aug 2016 18:53:14 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/rock-master-festival-2016-adam-ondra-and-katharina-saurwein-win-the-ko-boulder-contest.html Rock Master Festival 2016: Adam Ondra and Katharina Saurwein win the KO Boulder Contest On Sunday 28 August 2016 Adam Ondra won the KO Boulder Contest of the 30th Rock Master, beating in a thrilling final Germany's Jan Hojer (silver) and France's Jeremy Bonder. Victory in the women's event went to Katharina Saurwein from Austria who beat Italy's Giorgia Tesio and Serbia's Stasa Gejo, second and third respectively. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/rock-master-festival-2016-adam-ondra-and-katharina-saurwein-win-the-ko-boulder-contest.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 28 Aug 2016 18:38:18 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/30th-rock-master-live-on-rai-sport-1-tv.html 30th Rock Master live on RAI Sport 1 TV On Sunday 28 August 2016 the Italian TV channel RAI Sport 1 will broadcast live from 13,30 to 15,55 the Duel competition to assign the 30th Rock Master and provide recaps about the Lead World Cup and Speed World Cup that took place in Arco yesterday. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/30th-rock-master-live-on-rai-sport-1-tv.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 28 Aug 2016 14:10:28 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/romain-desgranges-and-anak-verhoeven-win-the-ifsc-climbing-world-cup-lead-at-arco.html Romain Desgranges and Anak Verhoeven win the IFSC Climbing World Cup Lead at Arco Rock Master Festival 2016. At Arco Romain Desgranges (Fra) and Anak Verhoeven (Bel) win the 5th stage of Lead World Cup 2016. Jakob Schubert (Aut) and Jain Kim (Kor) place second, Dmitrii Fakiryanov (Rus) and Janja Garnbret (Slo) place third. Francesco Vettorata, the only Italian in the Final, finishes seventh. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/romain-desgranges-and-anak-verhoeven-win-the-ifsc-climbing-world-cup-lead-at-arco.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 28 Aug 2016 10:33:38 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/rock-master-festival-2016-the-finalists-of-the-lead-world-cup-at-arco.html Rock Master Festival 2016: the finalists of the Lead World Cup at Arco Rock Master Festival, 27/08/2016. A beautiful and difficult Semifinal of the 5th stage of the Lead World Cup has just come to an end. Anak Verhoeven (Bel) and Romain Desgranges (Fra) produce the only two tops, and are followed by Ramón Julian Puigblanque (Esp), Jakob Schubert (Aut), Domen Skofic (Slo), Dmitrii Fakiryanov (Rus), Francesco Vettorata (Ita), Adam Ondra (Cze), Sebastian Halenke (Ger) and Anne-Sophie Koller (Sui), Mina Markovic (Slo), Janja Garnbret (Slo), Julia Chanourdie (Fra), Yuka Kobayashi (Jpn), Mathilde Becerra (Fra) e Jain Kim (Kor). Live streaming of the finals from the Climbing Stadium at 20:00. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/rock-master-festival-2016-the-finalists-of-the-lead-world-cup-at-arco.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:22:40 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/events/arco-rock-legends-2016-awarded-to-daniel-andrada-mina-markovic-and-the-ifsc.html Arco Rock Legends 2016 awarded to Daniel Andrada, Mina Markovič and the IFSC On Friday 26/08/2016 the 11th Arco Rock Legends celebration took place in Arco, Italy during the 30th Rock Master. Daniel Andrada won the Wild Country Rock Award, while the La Sportiva Competition Award went to Mina Markovič. The other nominees were Jakob Schubert, Laura Rogora, Janja Garnbret and Adam Ondra. IFSC president Marco Maria Scolaris received the The Climbing Ambassador by Dryarn® di Aquafil 2016 on behalf of the International Federation of Sport Climbing. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/events/arco-rock-legends-2016-awarded-to-daniel-andrada-mina-markovic-and-the-ifsc.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 27 Aug 2016 13:39:22 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/rock-master-festival-day-1-qualification-ifsc-world-cup-lead.html Rock Master Festival Day 1: qualification IFSC World Cup Lead The report of the first day of the fifth stage of the Lead World Cp 2016, currently taking place at Arco during the 30th Rock Master competition. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/rock-master-festival-day-1-qualification-ifsc-world-cup-lead.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 27 Aug 2016 10:56:55 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/-bramosa-scura-new-rock-climb-in-sella-group-dolomites.html Bramosa Scura, new rock climb in Sella group, Dolomites Peter Manhartsberger reports about the first ascent, carried out together with Klaus Gössinger, of Bramosa Scura (6c+, 145m), a new multi-pitch rock climb up the North Face of Cima Vallon, Sella, Dolomites. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/-bramosa-scura-new-rock-climb-in-sella-group-dolomites.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 26 Aug 2016 09:08:26 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/chris-sharma-in-le-blond-project-at-oliana.html Chris Sharma in Le Blond Project at Oliana The video of America climber Chris Sharma attempting his Le Blond Project at Oliana, named after Patrick Edlinger. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/chris-sharma-in-le-blond-project-at-oliana.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:31:23 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/angela-eiter-boulders-hard-in-silvretta.html Angela Eiter boulders hard in Silvretta While recovering from a finger injury, former Lead World Champion Angela Eiter has sent some hard boulder problems at the Silvretta bouldering area in Austria. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/angela-eiter-boulders-hard-in-silvretta.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:34:12 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/rock-master-festival-2016-lead-world-cup-and-arco-rock-legends-on-friday.html Rock Master Festival 2016: Lead World Cup and Arco Rock Legends on Friday Within the context of the Rock Master Festival 2016, the Lead World Cup and the Speed World Cup now return to Italy. 199 athletes from 28 different nations will compete on Friday 26 and on Saturday 27 August at the Arco Climbing Stadium (Garda Trentino). Sunday’s competitions continue with the KO Boulder Contest and the 30th Rock Master Trophy. To cap it all, the Arco Rock Legends sport climbing Oscars are scheduled for Friday night. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/rock-master-festival-2016-lead-world-cup-and-arco-rock-legends-on-friday.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 28 Aug 2016 18:53:56 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/oetztal-new-rock-climb-up-kristallwand-by-hansjoerg-auer-and-alexander-blumel.html Ötztal, new rock climb up Kristallwand by Hansjörg Auer and Alexander Blümel Austrian alpinists Hansjörg Auer and Alex Blümel have established 'The loss of the Demantoid', a new multi-pitch rock climb up the Kristallwand face on Kirchkogel (3280m) in Austria. The route was established in memory of their friend Gerhard Fiegl. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/oetztal-new-rock-climb-up-kristallwand-by-hansjoerg-auer-and-alexander-blumel.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:44:38 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/edu-marin-repeats-wogu-in-switzerland-ratikon-massif.html Edu Marin repeats Wogü in Switzerland’s Rätikon massif Spanish sports climber Edu Marin has carried out the first repeat of Wogü, the 8c multi-pitch sports climb established by Beat Kammerlander and freed by Adam Ondra in the Rätikon massif, Switzerland. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/edu-marin-repeats-wogu-in-switzerland-ratikon-massif.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 27 Aug 2016 13:00:11 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/mont-blanc-ueli-steck-raids-the-innominata-ridge.html Mont Blanc, Ueli Steck raids the Innominata Ridge On 16/08/2016 Swiss alpinist Ueli Steck raced up the Innominata Ridge (1000m, D+, V+, 60º) to the summit of Mont Blanc. Not to set a speed record, but to enjoy 'a great day out in the mountains.' http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/mont-blanc-ueli-steck-raids-the-innominata-ridge.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 22 Aug 2016 16:41:49 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/dolomites-impressive-rockfall-off-kleine-gaisl.html Dolomites: gigantic rockfall off Kleine Gaisl The video of mountain guide Roman Valentini documenting the enormous rockfall that took place last week on Kleine Gaisl (Piccola Croda Rossa), in the Braies group of the Italian Dolomites http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/dolomites-impressive-rockfall-off-kleine-gaisl.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:59:18 +0200