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=42688 Earthquake devastates Nepal Two earthquakes measuring up to 7.9 hit Nepal this morning causing, according to some sources, over 1,000 deaths. Even the highest mountains in the world trembled and an avalanche that swept through Everest Base Camp has caused an unknown number of deaths. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42688 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:37:56 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42686 Chris Sharma climbing El bon combat at Cova de Ocell The video of Chris Sharma climbing El bon combat 9b/+ at Cova de Ocell in Spain, one of the most difficult sport climbs in the world. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42686 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:25:01 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42685 Kompanj sport climbing in Istria, Croatia Boris Čujić introduces the beautiful Kompanj in Istria, Croatia. More than 100 routes from 5c – 8c, ideal for climbing in spring, winter and autumn. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42685 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:40:27 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42684 Call for volunteers for the IFSC World Youth Championships 2015 at Arco A call for volunteers has been launched for the IFSC World Youth Climbing Championships 2015 that take place during Rock Master Festival from 28 August to 6 September 2015. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42684 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:27:41 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42683 Königsspitze West Face for Ivo Ferrari Ivo Ferrari’s quest for for his climbing and mountaineering up the West Face of Königsspitze via the route Zebrusius. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42683 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:02:24 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42682 Dodo's Delight, the climbing and music in Greenland and Baffin Island The video dedicated to Dodo's Delight, the sailing boat skippered by Bob Shepton that in summer 2014 took Nicolas Favresse, Olivier Favresse, Ben Ditto and Sean Villanueva on their climbing exploration to Greenland and Baffin Island. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42682 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:31:16 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42681 Angela Eiter and Anak Verhoeven climb 9a at Margalef in Spain Era Vella, the 9a sports climb at Margalef, Spain, has been repeated by Angela Eiter and Anak Verhoeven. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42681 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 23 Apr 2015 08:28:43 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42680 XX Mezzalama postponed by a week The Mezzalama Trophy 2015 has been postponed due to adverse weather conditions. The classic ski mountaineering competition on Monte Rosa is now scheduled for 1 - 3 May. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42680 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:57:18 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42679 Caroline Ciavaldini Requiem video at Dumbarton Rock The video of Caroline Ciavaldini and the first female ascent of Requiem E8 6b at Dumbarton Rock, Scotland. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42679 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:16:52 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42678 Melloblocco 2015: masterpiece climbing circuits in the valley of bouldering Michele Comi, one of the historic organisers of Melloblocco, introduces this year’s big news concerning the international bouldering meeting that will take place from 30 April to 3 May 2015 in Val di Mello - Val Masino: three bouldering circuits to discover the beauty of the Italian valley. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42678 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:12:58 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42677 Ulassai and the crack climbing at Su Sussiu in Sardinia Maurizio Oviglia talks about the latest climbing development in Sardinia: four beautiful cracks and two multi-pitch routes at Su Accara and Su Sussiu. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42677 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 21 Apr 2015 20:10:48 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42672 Bouldering: Ronnie Dickson climbs Resident Evil 7C+ American climber Ronnie Dickson has sent Resident Evil V10/7C+ in Joe's Valley, Utah, USA, becoming the first above knee amputee to climb a boulder problem of this difficulty. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42672 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:39:04 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42669 XX Mezzalama legendary ski mountaineering Saturday 25 April The XX Mezzalama, the legendary ski mountaineering competition in the Monte Rosa massif, takes place on 25 April 2015. Marco Spataro reports. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42669 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:23:17 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42668 Rock & Walls 2015 Boulder Contest at Luogosanto in Sardinia On 9 and 10 May Luogosanto in Gallura, Sardinia, will host the Rock & Walls 2015 Boulder Contest. The program includes a street boulder competition on Saturday followed by a climbing meeting the next day at a new bouldering area. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42668 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 20 Apr 2015 09:36:24 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42667 In Vino Veritas, new ice cimb in the Fanes Dolomites On 21/03/2015 Manuel Baumgartner and Martin Baumgartner made the first ascent of In Vino Veritas, a new of ice and mixed climb up Banc dal Se’, Fanes, Dolomites. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42667 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:58:04 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42666 Heart and muscles: Mont Blanc on foot and by bike From Padua, close to Venice, all the way to the summit of Mont Blanc: a bicycle ride that culminated on the summit of the symbol of mountaineering. A great adventure experienced at just the right speed which, three summers down the line, still lives on in the memories of the young cyclists and alpinists: Giovanni Zaccaria, Claudio Gavagnin, Giuseppe Frizziero, Francesco Facco. The report by Giovanni Zaccaria. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42666 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:06:20 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42663 Alexander Feichter repeats Underground at Massone, Arco On 21/03/2015 Alexander Feichter redpointed the classic 9a sport climbing test Underground 9a at Massone, Arco, Italy. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42663 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:12:23 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42662 Kalymnos rebolting program approved An EU funded rebolting program has been approved to rebolt circa 250 sport climbs on the Greek island of Kalymnos. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42662 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:12:27 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42660 Varazze BluBloc 2015, the bouldering meeting in Liguria The second Varazze BluBloc boulder meeting takes place at Varazze (Savona, Liguria, Italy) on 25 April 2015. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42660 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:48:03 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42659 Monte Emilius NW Couloir snowboard descent by Capozzi and Herry Davide Capozzi reports about the first snowboard descent (and possible first overall descent) of the NW Couloir on the North Face of Mount Emilius, Valle d’Aosta, carried out with Julien Herry on 13/04/2015. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42659 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:32:48 +0200