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/cima-scotoni-dolomites-direttissima-climbed-by-nicola-tondini.html Cima Scotoni Dolomites Direttissima climbed by Nicola Tondini The report by XMountain mountain guide Nicola Tondini about his first ascent of ‘Non abbiate paura di sognare’ up the SW Face of Cima Scotoni in the Italian dolomites. Established with different partners the route tackles difficulties up to X (8b) (obligatory IX-, 7b+) and checks in as one of the most difficult multi-pitch climbs in the Dolomites. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/cima-scotoni-dolomites-direttissima-climbed-by-nicola-tondini.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:33:57 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/steve-house-looking-back-on-the-denali-slovak-direct.html Steve House, looking back on the Denali Slovak Direct 17 years after his ground-breaking ascent, American alpinist Steve House looks back on the extremely fast repeat of the Slovak Direct up the South Face of Denali (Alaska), climbed with Mark Twight and Scott Backes in 60 hours non-stop. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/steve-house-looking-back-on-the-denali-slovak-direct.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:35:51 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/chris-sharma-pont-d-arc-deep-water-solo-trailer.html Chris Sharma Pont d'Arc Deep Water Solo trailer The trailer of American climber Chris Sharma on the extremely high Deep Water Solo climb on the Pont d’Arc arch in Ardèche, France. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/chris-sharma-pont-d-arc-deep-water-solo-trailer.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 18 Jul 2017 23:37:00 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/the-most-beautiful-photos-of-the-campitello-european-climbing-championship-by-ralf-brunel.html The Most Beautiful Photos of the Campitello European Climbing Championship by Ralf Brunel The 70 best photos of the European Lead Climbing Championships 2017 at Campitello di Fassa taken by talented climber and photographer Ralf Brunel, the only Ladin athlete to have taken part in a Rock Master competition at Arco, back in 1997, won by François Legrand ahead of Cristian Brenna. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/the-most-beautiful-photos-of-the-campitello-european-climbing-championship-by-ralf-brunel.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:48:28 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/niccolo-ceria-5-star-boulder-problems-at-fontainebleau.html Niccolò Ceria, 5 star boulder problems at Fontainebleau Some of the best, but also most secluded boulder problems at Fontainebleau in France introduced by Italy’s Niccolò Ceria in this report and video after a month bouldering and climbing on his own last spring in the forest on the outskirts of Paris. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/niccolo-ceria-5-star-boulder-problems-at-fontainebleau.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:08:11 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/punta-argennas-new-climb-in-sardinia.html Punta Argennas, new climb in Sardinia Climbing in Sardinia: Richard Felderer introduces Falco, a new multi-pitch sport climb up foPunta Argennas recently established by Czech climbers Jan Kares and Jaro Ovcacek. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/punta-argennas-new-climb-in-sardinia.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 18 Jul 2017 17:20:01 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/charles-albert-climbs-monkey-wedding-8c-barefoot-at-rocklands.html Charles Albert climbs Monkey Wedding 8C barefoot at Rocklands The video of French climber Charles Albert repeating the 8C boulder problem Monkey Wedding at Rocklands barefoot. Alexander Megos repeated this 2002 Fred Nicole test piece in just 30 minutes. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/charles-albert-climbs-monkey-wedding-8c-barefoot-at-rocklands.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 16 Jul 2017 22:26:46 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/-hansjorg-auer-climbs-june-afternoon-difficult-new-otztal-multi-pitch.html Hansjörg Auer climbs June Afternoon, difficult new Ötztal multi-pitch On Nösslachwand in the Ötztal, Tyrol, Austria, Hansjörg Auer climbing together with Thomas Scheiber has made the first free ascent of 'June Afternoon', a new multi-pitch sports climb with difficulties up to 8b/+. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/-hansjorg-auer-climbs-june-afternoon-difficult-new-otztal-multi-pitch.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 18 Jul 2017 17:24:11 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/lead-world-cup-2017-marcello-bombardi-and-janja-garnbret-win-in-chamonix.html Lead World Cup 2017: Marcello Bombardi and Janja Garnbret win in Chamonix The second stage of the Lead World Cup 2017 was won last night at Chamonix by Marcello Bombardi from Italy and Janja Garnbret from Slovenia. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/lead-world-cup-2017-marcello-bombardi-and-janja-garnbret-win-in-chamonix.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:41:51 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/chamonix-lead-world-cup-live-streaming.html Chamonix Lead World Cup live streaming Live streaming from Chamonix of the second stage of the Lead Climbing World Cup 2017. The finals begin at 20:50. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/chamonix-lead-world-cup-live-streaming.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 13 Jul 2017 21:21:57 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/christian-maurer-wins-red-bull-x-alps-2017-for-fifth-consecutive-victory.html Christian Maurer wins Red Bull X-Alps 2017 for fifth consecutive victory At 10:53 am today the 34-year-old Swissman Christian Maurer won the Red Bull X-Alps 2017 for the fifth time running, while France’s Benoit Outters placed second. Maurer needed 11 days, 23 hours and 23 minutes to paraglide and walk across the Alps from Salzburg to Austria all the way to the Principality of Monaco http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/christian-maurer-wins-red-bull-x-alps-2017-for-fifth-consecutive-victory.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 17 Jul 2017 16:46:05 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/ines-papert-luca-lindic-co-climb-new-trad-in-south-africa.html Ines Papert, Luca Lindič, Joseph Pfnür, Paul McSorley climb new trad in South Africa In June Ines Papert, Joseph Pfnür, Luka Lindič and Paul McSorley made the fist ascent of Ruby Supernova, a new 520m high trad climb with difficulties up to ED1 7b+ (VI 5.12c) on Slanghoek Peak, Du Toits Kloof Mountains, South Africa http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/ines-papert-luca-lindic-co-climb-new-trad-in-south-africa.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 16 Jul 2017 11:21:36 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/red-bull-x-alps-2017-christian-maurer-on-course-for-his-fifth-victory.html Red Bull X-Alps 2017: Christian Maurer on course for his fifth victory Swiss Christian Maurer is getting close to the finish line of his fifth consecutive Red Bull X-Alps 2017 victory. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/red-bull-x-alps-2017-christian-maurer-on-course-for-his-fifth-victory.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:34:55 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/michael-wohlleben-frees-parzival-8b-on-westliche-dreifaltigkeit.html Michael Wohlleben frees Parzival 8b on Westliche Dreifaltigkeit In Switzerland’s Alpsteingebirge Germany’s Michael Wohlleben, climbing with Markus Hutter, has made the first free ascent of Parzival (8b, 150m) up the splendid limestone formation Westliche Dreifaltigkeit. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/michael-wohlleben-frees-parzival-8b-on-westliche-dreifaltigkeit.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 12 Jul 2017 12:27:59 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/janja-garnbret-and-romain-desgranges-win-at-villars-in-switzerland.html Janja Garnbret and Romain Desgranges win at Villars in Switzerland The first stage of the Lead World Cup 2017 was won on Saturday 8 July by Janja Garnbret and Romain Desgranges. The third stage of the Speed World Cup was won the previous evening by Anouck Jaubert and Reza Alipourshenazandifar. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/janja-garnbret-and-romain-desgranges-win-at-villars-in-switzerland.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 12 Jul 2017 11:01:36 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/red-bull-x-alps-the-tough-finale-gets-even-tougher.html Red Bull X-Alps: the tough finale gets even tougher Day 10 held no great surprises in store but proved difficult for all athletes. While many reached the Matterhorn, Christian Maurer is now 120km from the finish line, ahead of Benoit Outters and Paul Guschlbauer. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/red-bull-x-alps-the-tough-finale-gets-even-tougher.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 11 Jul 2017 19:40:40 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/denali-alaska-slovak-direct-repeated-by-david-bacci-and-luca-moroni.html Denali, Alaska: Slovak Direct repeated by David Bacci and Luca Moroni On their first climbing trip to Alaska, alpinists David Bacci and Luca Moroni pulled off the first Italian repeat of the Slovak Direct route up Denali (6194m) in Alaska. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/denali-alaska-slovak-direct-repeated-by-david-bacci-and-luca-moroni.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 11 Jul 2017 16:12:25 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/red-bull-x-alps-the-going-gets-tough-even-for-christian-maurer.html Red Bull X-Alps, the going gets tough even for Christian Maurer The ninth day of the Red Bull X-Alps 2017 proved to be more difficult than expected with many athletes making little headway, including competition leader Christian Maurer who is currently 150 km from the finish line. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/red-bull-x-alps-the-going-gets-tough-even-for-christian-maurer.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 11 Jul 2017 09:28:32 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/difficult-pembroke-trad-climbing-by-zangerl-larcher-co.html Difficult Pembroke trad climbing by Zangerl, Larcher & Co Barbara Zangerl, Lara Neumeier, Roland Hemetzberger and Jacopo Larcher have repeated numerous difficult trad climbs during their climbing trip to Pembroke in Wales, including The Big Issue E9 6c and Muy Caliente E9/E10. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/difficult-pembroke-trad-climbing-by-zangerl-larcher-co.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 11 Jul 2017 09:19:55 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/environment/ice-scream-street-art-by-philippe-echaroux-on-the-mer-de-glace-mont-blanc.html Ice Scream street art by Philippe Echaroux on the Mer de Glace, Mont Blanc The video directed by Arnaud Moro dedicated to French photographer and street artist Philippe Echaroux and his latest work on the Mer de Glace, Mont Blanc, aimed at raising awareness about global warming. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/environment/ice-scream-street-art-by-philippe-echaroux-on-the-mer-de-glace-mont-blanc.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:20:03 +0200