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=42887 Andorra Ultra Trail Vallnord, the 2015 edition breaks all records The seventh edition of the Andorra Ultra Trail Vallnord finished on Sunday 28 June with a record 2600 participants from 39 different countries. Four days of events, from 25 - 28 June 2015, for 4 mountain running competitions and 1 walk were helped by excellent weather and more than 400 volunteers who gave their best to look after all runners. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42887 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 06 Jul 2015 17:36:33 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42885 Giovanni Spitale and the 'discovery' of the Buso dea Torta cave The video filmed by Matteo Mocellin that documents the 'discovery' of the mysterious Buso dea Torta da parte cave in Northern Italy on behalf of Giovanni Spitale and Angela Bonato. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42885 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 06 Jul 2015 12:17:11 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42883 Red Bull X-Alps 2015: the start! Yesterday in Salzburg, Austria, the Red Bull X-Alps 2015 got underway. 32 athletes from 18 different nations will head towards the Principality of Monaco. Over 1000 km by paraglider on foot, across some of the most spectacular scenery in Europe. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42883 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 06 Jul 2015 09:55:46 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42879 Val di Mello, Simone Pedeferri climbs new route on Scoglio della Metamorfosi In April 2015 Simone Pedeferri made the first ascent of "Io non ho paura" (225m, max 8b+, 7b obligatory) a new rock climb established together with Alberto Marazzi on Scoglio della Metamorfosi in Val di Mello. The route is dedicated to Luciano Barbieri. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42879 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 03 Jul 2015 15:06:44 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42875 Matterhorn Cervino 150: 10 days of celebrations to mark the anniversary of the first two ascents In order to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first two ascents of the Matterhorn, from 10 to 19 July 2015 at Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche, the Italian Region of Valle d'Aosta and the Municipality of Valtournenche invite everyone to take part in 10 days of climbing events, culture, sports, music and entertainment to celebrate the Cervino. The activities are open to all, free or at discount rates, registration obligatory by 3 July. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42875 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 02 Jul 2015 20:22:56 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42874 Federica Mingolla climbs Digital Crack on Mont Blanc 21-year-old Italian climber Federica Mingolla has repeated Digital Crack 8a, Mont Blanc. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42874 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:57:36 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42873 Red Bull X-Alps 2015: prolgue today, the race begins Sunday With today's prologue of the Red Bull X-Alps, the countdown has begun for the world's toughest adventure race. On Sunday 5 July 32 athletes from 18 nations will race for over 1000km, on foot or by paraglider, across Europe’s most spectacular scenery. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42873 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:52:51 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42871 Lukasz Dudek and Jacek Matuszek make first repeat of Brento Centro On 28 and 29 June 2015 Polish climbers Lukasz Dudek and Jacek Matuszek repeated Brento Centro (8b, 600m), the route first climbed by David Lama and Jorg Verhoeven up Monte Brento, Valle del Sarca, Italy http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42871 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:12:01 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42870 Aaron Durogati set for Red Bull X-Alps 2015 Italian paraglider Aaron Durogati training for Red Bull X-Alps 2015. After his serious injury he resumed training after only a month and recovered fully for the world’s toughest adventure race. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42870 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10:55:03 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42869 Jonathan Siegrist climbing Le Cadre Nouvelle at Céüse The video of American climber Jonathan Siegrist redpointing Le Cadre Nouvelle 9a at Ceuse, France. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42869 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:55:38 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42867 Sachi Amma climbing hard at Oliana and Santa Linya, Spain The video of Sachi Amma’s successful climbing trip to Oliana and Santa Linya in Spain at the start of the year during which he climbed six routes graded 9a - 9b. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42867 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:42:28 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42865 Action Directe in Frankenjura climbed by Julius Westphal On 25/06/2015 Julius Westphal repeated Action Directe in Frankenjura, Germany. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42865 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:47:37 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42863 Alaska Mount Lucifer: John Frieh and Doug Shepherd climb Agua Sin Gas In May 2015 John Frieh and Doug Shepherd made the first ascent of "Agua Sin Gas" (III WI4/steep snow) up the North Face of Mount Lucifer in Alaska. The trip report by John Frieh. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42863 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:50:42 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42862 Ra Bujela and Via ferrata Maria e Andrea Ferrari, the new Dolomites via ferrata Enrico Maioni, Cortina Mountain Guide, introduces the new via ferrata Maria e Andrea Ferrari up Ra Bujela, Tofane, Dolomites. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42862 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:52:30 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42860 Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker tackle the Profilveggen Recovery Drink The video of British climbers Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker attempting to repeat The recovery drink on the Profilveggen / Profile wall at Jøssingfjord in Norway, freed in 2013 by Nicolas Favresse http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42860 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:36:24 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42858 Matterhorn Cervino 150, the great history of alpinism and the 150th anniversary celebration From 10 to 19 July 2015, the Matterhorn, Valtournenche and Valle d'Aosta invite everyone to take part in the ten-day celebration of the 150th anniversary of the legendary first two ascents of the mountain. Mountaineering events and outdoor activities, mountain walks, theater, music, dance, cinema, theater and literature events have been organised to celebrate the great mountain , the epic achievements of its cavaliers Jean-Antoine Carrel and Edward Whymper, and all those who followed in their footsteps to make the Matterhorn and alpinism legendary. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42858 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:01:30 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42857 The Nose on El Capitan via Google Street View Today Google released a Street View version of The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite along with climbers Tommy Caldwell, Alex Honnold and Lynn Hill. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42857 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 24 Jun 2015 22:01:31 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42856 Aaron Durogati full flight ahead to Red Bull X-Alps 2015 Watch Aaron Durogati, the paragliding world champion, in training for the world's most spectacular adventure race: Red Bull X-Alps 2015. Over 1000km on foot or by paraglider, taking off on 5 July at Salzburg in Austriand landing in the Principality of Monaco. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42856 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:04:13 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42855 #82SUMMITS, Ueli Steck continues, Michael Wohlleben stops German mountaineer Michael Wohlleben has been forced to pull out of #82SUMMITS, the project to climb all 82 4000m summits in the Alps in 80 days. Swiss climber Ueli Steck will continue climbing alone. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42855 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 24 Jun 2015 12:00:12 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42853 The Cordillera Huayhuash in Maravilloso Perú The Cordillera Huayhuash mountain range and Peru seen through the eyes of Lukasz Warzecha. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42853 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 24 Jun 2015 09:53:52 +0200