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=42940 Arco Rock Legends 2015: 10 years of Simply the Best On Friday, September 4, 2015 the Arco Rock Legends will celebrate its 10th edition and assign the prestigious Salewa Rock Award and La Sportiva Competition Award during the Rock Master Festival and the World Youth Climbing Championships 2015. Those nominated for the sport climbing Oscars are Angela Eiter, Alexander Megos and Ashima Shiraishi, while those in the running for the La Sportiva Competition Award are Adam Ondra, Jain Kim and Jakob Schubert. The prestigious Climbing Ambassador by Aquafil will be awarded to John Ellison, founder of the initiative Climbers against Cancer. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42940 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:58:57 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42939 Coffee Break - Chogolisa's roof Delving into shapes, the history and the perceived mountains. Daniela Zangrando in her Coffee Break interviews Maxime Guitton, in charge of "Soutien à la création" at the Centre national des arts plastiques (CNAP) in Paris. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42939 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:43:30 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42938 Adam Ondra climbs Three Degrees of Separation at Céüse At Ceuse in France Adam Ondra has climbed Three Degrees of Separation, the route freed by Chris Sharma in 2007 and, until now, unrepeated. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42938 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:49:38 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42936 Messner Mountain Museum at Corones, the photos The photos of the sixth Messner Mountain Museum, inaugurated at Plan de Corones, South Tyrol, Italy, on 24 July 2015. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42936 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:06:13 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42935 Greenland Mirror Wall success for Leo Houlding & Co A team of alpinists comprised of Leo Houlding, Joe Möhle, Matt Pickles, Matt Pycroft and Waldo Etherington have made the first ascent of a new route up the hitherto unclimbed NW Face of the Mirror Wall in the Renland region of Greenland. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42935 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:53:16 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42934 Bernd Zangerl joins 29dots in Val Noasca Austrian boulderer Bernd Zangerl​ has made the first ascent of 29 dots, describing the highball in Val Noasca - Valle dell'Oro, Italy, as "the proudest, the hardest piece of rock I climbed in this style." http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42934 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:24:01 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42929 Martjin Seuren perishes on Rochefort ridge On Wedndesday 22 July 2015 Dutch alpinist Martjin Seuren lost his life in a fall while climbing the Rochefort ridge in the Mont Blanc massif. He had been climbing with another alpinist and Ueli Steck, currently attempting the 82 peaks over 4,000 meters in the Alps in 80 days. With this ascent Seuren would have become the first Dutchman to climb all 4,000 meter peaks in the Alps. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42929 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:30:34 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42927 The visible gem, on Sass d'Ortiga in the Dolomites Ivo Ferrari repeats "9 agosto", the climb on Sass d'Ortiga in the Pale di San Martino Dolomites put up by Maurizio Giordani and Nancy Paoletto in 2003. A route to get off the beaten track. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42927 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 24 Jul 2015 12:23:23 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42926 Cerro Torre and the 1985 first winter ascent It's currently winter in Patagonia. Exactly 30 years ago, in July 1985, the Italians Paolo Caruso, Maurizio Giarolli, Andrea Sarchi and Ermanno Salvaterra carried out the historic first winter ascent of Cerro Torre via the 'Compressor route' established by Cesare Maestri up the East Ridge. Here is a short film about those days on the mountain that added, like so many others, an important chapter to Patagonia's mountaineering history. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42926 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 24 Jul 2015 09:45:22 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42923 Simone Tentori & co bouldering at Magic Wood The magic of the forest seemingly designed for bouldering: 5 climbers and a young filmmaker show the beauty of Magic Wood, its bouldering and climbing in this episode #1. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42923 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 21 Jul 2015 15:41:59 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42921 Cervino 150 - the Tales of the Matterhorn videos On Saturday at Breuil-Cervinia and Valtournenche the festival dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the historic first two ascents of the Matterhorn ended with a sold-out event. Here are the videos of Reinhold Messner, Hervé Barmasse, Catherine Destivelle and Simon Anthamatten, star guests of the great evening on Friday 17 July 2015. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42921 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 21 Jul 2015 15:15:03 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42919 Lead Climbing World Cup 2015 - Briançon Live The Finals of the second stage of the Lead Climbing World Cup 2015 will take place this evening at 19:30. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42919 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 18 Jul 2015 08:24:04 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42918 Conrad Anker & David Lama climb Latent Core in Zion, USA Conrad Anker and David Lama have completed the first ascent of Latent Core (450m, 5.11 A1) in Zion National Park, USA. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42918 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 17 Jul 2015 16:48:09 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42916 I wanted silence. Ivo Ferrari climbs via Gregis, Presolana Orientale Ivo Ferrari climbs Via Gregis (300m, VII-, A1), also known as Via Fassi, on the Fupù face on Presolana Orientale, established on 15/06/1973 by F. Nembrini, A. Fassi and A. Camozzi. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42916 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 17 Jul 2015 11:16:04 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42915 Record numbers look set to complete Red Bull X-Alps adventure race Monaco is currently welcoming a record number of exhausted athletes after hiking and flying from Salzburg  in the Red Bull X-Alps 2015. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42915 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 16 Jul 2015 20:47:07 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42914 Juliane Wurm announces partial retirement from climbing competitions Reigning Bouldering World Champion and European Champion Juliane Wurm has announced her partial retirement from climbing competitions. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42914 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 16 Jul 2015 18:37:25 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42913 Nina Caprez and Marc le Menestrel repeat Hannibals Alptraum in Rätikon Interview with Nina Caprez who, together with Marc le Menestrel, repeated Hannibals Alptraum, the smooth limestone testpiece first climbed in 1986 by Martin Scheel and Robert Bösch in Switzerland’s Rätikon massif. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42913 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 17 Jul 2015 09:25:49 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42912 Matterhorn Cervino 150 - the grand finale For the grand finale of the Matterhorn Cervino 150, i.e. the 10 day celebration of the 150th anniversary of the first two ascents of Gran Becca, Valtournenche and Valle d'Aosta have prepared three days of mountain climbing and culture. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42912 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 16 Jul 2015 10:16:16 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42909 Steve McClure repeats Choronzon in Pembroke, Wales At Stack Rocks in Pembroke, Wales, UK Steve McClure has made the first repeat of Choronzon E10 7a. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42909 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 15 Jul 2015 16:20:12 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42907 Christian Mauer wins Red Bull X-Alps 2015 Yesterday, Tuesday 14 July 2015, Christian 'Chrigel' Maurerwon the Red Bull X-Alps adventure race for a fourth time in a row, after 8 days, 4 hours and 37 minutes, ahead of Sebastian Huber and Paul Guschlbauer. Italy's Aaron Durogati is one of the top athletes in this race by paraglider or on foot from Salzburg to the Principality of Monaco. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42907 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 16 Jul 2015 15:57:38 +0200