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/vertical-jungfrau-marathon-by-roger-schali-david-hefti.html Vertical Jungfrau Marathon by Roger Schäli & David Hefti Mountaineering video: the vertical marathon of Roger Schäli and David Hefti who on 22 August 2013 climbed more than 3300m elevation gain and 23 pitches up to 7a+ to reach the summit of Jungfrau in Switzerland’s Overland Bernese in 16 hours. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/vertical-jungfrau-marathon-by-roger-schali-david-hefti.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 23 Jun 2018 08:40:02 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/new-climbs-juneau-ice-cap-alaska-by-brette-harrington-caro-north.html New climbs above Juneau Ice Cap in Alaska by Brette Harrington and Caro North Caro North and Brette Harrington have made the first ascent of new mixed line up the NE Face of Southern Duke and added a new rock climb to the Taku towers on the Juneau Ice Cap in Alaska. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/new-climbs-juneau-ice-cap-alaska-by-brette-harrington-caro-north.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:15:13 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/stefano-ghisolfi-makes-excellent-erto-debut.html Stefano Ghisolfi makes excellent Erto debut At his first visti to the Italian crag Erto, Stefano Ghisolfi onsighted Tucson 8a, Bricolage 8a+, Super Pole Position 8a+ and Jurassic Climb 8b+. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/stefano-ghisolfi-makes-excellent-erto-debut.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 21 Jun 2018 18:46:54 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/alex-honnold-and-jonathan-siegrist-climb-out-of-their-comfort-zone.html Alex Honnold and Jonathan Siegrist climb out of their Comfort Zone The video of US climbers Alex Honnold and Jonathan Siegrist training for two sports routes that are the exact opposite of their preferred style of climbing. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/alex-honnold-and-jonathan-siegrist-climb-out-of-their-comfort-zone.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 20 Jun 2018 17:28:58 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/interviews/slovak-direct-denali-chantel-astorga-and-anne-gilbert-chase-seal-first-female-ascent.html Slovak Direct, Denali: Chantel Astorga and Anne Gilbert Chase seal first female ascent Interview with Anne Gilbert Chase after the ninth ascent and first female ascent of the Slovak Direct on Denali, climbed from 2 - 5 June 2018 with Chantel Astorga. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/interviews/slovak-direct-denali-chantel-astorga-and-anne-gilbert-chase-seal-first-female-ascent.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:35:54 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/janhukot-first-ascent-in-indian-himalaya-by-british-expedition.html Janhukot first ascent in Indian Himalaya by British expedition British mountaineers Malcolm Bass, Paul Figg and Guy Buckingham have made the first ascent of Janhukot (6805m) in the Garhwal Himalaya in India. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/janhukot-first-ascent-in-indian-himalaya-by-british-expedition.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:47:25 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/north3-trailer-of-sub-48-hour-enchainment-by-simon-gietl-and-vittorio-messini.html North3 trailer of sub-48 hour enchainment by Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini The trailer of Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini and their enchainment of Mt. Ortler, Cima Piccola di Lavaredo and Grossglockner in Austria in just 47 hours and 16 minutes. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/north3-trailer-of-sub-48-hour-enchainment-by-simon-gietl-and-vittorio-messini.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 17 Jun 2018 14:26:12 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/katrin-lehmann-boulders-kryptos-only-second-woman-to-send-8c.html Katrin Lehmann boulders Kryptos, only second woman to send 8C On 14 May Katrin Kaddi Lehmann repeated Kryptos, an 8C boulder problem at Morchelstock in Switzerland. In doing so she has become only the second woman to climb this grade after Ashima Shiraishi. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/katrin-lehmann-boulders-kryptos-only-second-woman-to-send-8c.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 16 Jun 2018 10:02:31 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/interviews/colin-haley-dashes-up-denali-cassin-ridge-in-record-breaking-8-hours-7-minutes.html Colin Haley dashes up Denali Cassin Ridge in record-breaking 8 hours 7 minutes Interview with American alpinist Colin Haley after his record-breaking ascent of the Cassin Ridge on Denali (McKinley) in Alaska in 8 hours 7 minutes on 5 June 2018 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/interviews/colin-haley-dashes-up-denali-cassin-ridge-in-record-breaking-8-hours-7-minutes.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 16 Jun 2018 10:02:46 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/trekking/val-bondasca-paths-officially-closed-after-pizzo-cengalo-rockslide.html Val Bondasca paths officially closed after Pizzo Cengalo rockslide For safety reasons all paths in Val Bondasca are officially closed until further notice following the Piz Cengalo rockfall on 23 August 2017. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/trekking/val-bondasca-paths-officially-closed-after-pizzo-cengalo-rockslide.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 14 Jun 2018 17:44:54 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/interviews/hansjorg-auer-to-attempt-lupghar-sar-west-solo.html Hansjörg Auer to attempt Lupghar Sar West solo Interview with Austrian mountaineer Hansjörg Auer on the eve of his departure for Lupghar Sar West, a 7181m high mountain in the Karakorum, Pakistan which he plans to climb solo. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/interviews/hansjorg-auer-to-attempt-lupghar-sar-west-solo.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 14 Jun 2018 14:10:09 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/rock-climbing-in-jordan-new-rock-climbs-at-wadi-sulam.html Rock climbing in Jordan: new rock climbs at Wadi Sulam Maurizio Oviglia reports about an expedition of the Italian Alpine Club and the JTB (Jordan Tourism Board) which resulted in series of new climbs in the unexplored area of ​​Wadi Sulam in Jordan. Expedition members included Maurizio Giordani, Manrico Dell'Agnola, Andrea Cattarossi, Marco Scagnetto, Luca Schiera, Umberto Del Vecchio, Erik Lazarus, Gianluca Cavalli, Marcello Sanguineti, Angelo Taddei, Alberto Rampini and Lorella Franceschini. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/rock-climbing-in-jordan-new-rock-climbs-at-wadi-sulam.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 12 Jun 2018 19:33:31 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/sean-villanueva-climbs-freaky-frankenjura-trad.html Sean Villanueva climbs freaky Frankenjura trad The video of Belgian rock climber Sean Villanueva repeating 'Der Ungeheuer sei Mutter', a difficult and somewhat particular trad climb at the Vogelherdgrotte crag in the Frankenjura, Germany. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/sean-villanueva-climbs-freaky-frankenjura-trad.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 12 Jun 2018 12:21:32 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/events/adam-ondra-and-stefano-ghisolfi-free-magic-line-at-gramitico-2018.html Adam Ondra and Stefano Ghisolfi free Magic Line at Gramitico 2018 The videos of Adam Ondra and Stefano Ghisolfi freeing Magic Line 2018, the highball project at the Gramitico 2018 bouldering meeting just took place in Valle di Daone, Italy, last weekend. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/events/adam-ondra-and-stefano-ghisolfi-free-magic-line-at-gramitico-2018.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 11 Jun 2018 20:13:25 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/loved-by-all-the-story-of-apa-sherpa.html Loved By All: The Story of Apa Sherpa The film Loved by All: the story of Apa Sherpa directed by Eric Crosland that tells the moving story of Apa Sherpa, who entered the Guinness Book of Records for having climbed Mount Everest 21 times. Through his work he aims to provide education for children in the Khumbu valley in Nepal. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/loved-by-all-the-story-of-apa-sherpa.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 10 Jun 2018 22:25:03 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/hotel-supramonte-climbed-in-sardinia-by-lara-neumeier-christoph-hanke-jozef-kristoffy.html Hotel Supramonte climbed in Sardinia by Lara Neumeier, Christoph Hanke, Jozef Kristoffy Lara Neumeier, Christoph Hanke and Jozef Kristoffy have all repeated Hotel Supramonte, the famous multi-pitch climb first ascended in the Gole di Gorropu in Sardinia by Rolando Larcher and Roberto Vigiani. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/hotel-supramonte-climbed-in-sardinia-by-lara-neumeier-christoph-hanke-jozef-kristoffy.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 09 Jun 2018 19:15:41 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/interviews/gabriele-moroni-interview-after-historic-gold-in-japan-boulder-world-cup.html Gabriele Moroni: interview after historic gold in Japan Boulder World Cup Interview with Italian climber Gabriele Moroni after last week’s victory in Japan at the Hachioji stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2018. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/interviews/gabriele-moroni-interview-after-historic-gold-in-japan-boulder-world-cup.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 08 Jun 2018 23:49:43 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/lynn-hill-25-years-ago-the-first-free-ascent-of-the-nose-on-el-capitan.html Lynn Hill / 25 years ago the first free ascent of The Nose on El Capitan After the new The Nose speed record set on El Capitan by Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold on 06/06/2018, here’s a throwback to our 2002 interview with Lynn Hill that explores her historic first free ascent in 1993 and her groundbreaking one-day free ascent in 1994 of this legendary big wall in Yosemite Valley, USA. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/lynn-hill-25-years-ago-the-first-free-ascent-of-the-nose-on-el-capitan.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 14 Jun 2018 11:05:53 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/events/gramitico-2018-adam-ondra-stefano-ghisolfi-in-valle-di-daone-italy.html GraMitico 2018, Adam Ondra & Stefano Ghisolfi in Valle di Daone, Italy GraMitico, the bouldering meeting that will take place on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th June in Valle di Daone, one of the most beautiful and unspoilt corners of Italy’s Trentino, is just a few days away. The time has come for some information about the unique evening with Adam Ondra and Stefano Ghisolfi, conducted by Simone Raina. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/events/gramitico-2018-adam-ondra-stefano-ghisolfi-in-valle-di-daone-italy.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 07 Jun 2018 18:22:42 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/new-multi-pitch-rock-climb-up-punta-cusidore-in-sardinia.html New multi-pitch rock climb up Punta Cusidore in Sardinia Between autumn 2017 and spring 2018 Giovanni Manconi and Maurizio Oviglia established Passavamo sulla terra leggeri, a new rock climb on Punta Cusidore, a mountain considered by many as one of the most important 'alpine' peaks in Sardinia. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/new-multi-pitch-rock-climb-up-punta-cusidore-in-sardinia.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 07 Jun 2018 17:51:10 +0200