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=42139 Alexander Megos and the art of dynoing The video of Alexander Megos dynoing up two large boulder problems at Rocklands, South Africa http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42139 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:48:40 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42137 Project Fear, important new variation on Cima Ovest di Lavaredo by Dave MacLeod On the North Face of Cima Ovest, Tre Cime di Lavaredo (Dolomites) Dave MacLeod from Scotland has climbed Project Fear, a difficult new 130m variation that leads to the crux pitch of Pan Aroma and breaches difficulties up to 8c. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42137 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:07:55 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42136 Akiyo Noguchi and Sean McColl win the adidas Rockstars 2014 The adidas Rockstars 2014 was won in Stuttgart, Germany, by Akiyo Noguchi and Sean McColl. Mina Marcovic and Jongwon Chon placed second, Petra Klingler and Jernej Kruder third. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42136 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:38:46 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42135 adidas Rockstars Live Live streaming of the adidas Rockstars finals (Saturday, from 20:00 CET), an invitational Masters with some of the world's best boulderers. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42135 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 20 Sep 2014 20:04:44 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42134 Zippettes: the art of slipping off a hold The video of Giuliano Cameroni demonstrating the art of 'Zippettes', how to slip off holds when climbing and bouldering. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42134 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:38:02 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42133 Magic of Limestone, the Gran Sasso bouldering film The trailer of the film Magia di Calcare (Magic of Limestone) by Roberto Parisse that documents the history of bouldering at the Gran Sasso in central Italy and the making of the guidebook, due out in spring 2015. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42133 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:17:28 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42132 International Mountain Summit: a meeting and a discussion about alpinism, doping, culture and the environment At the International Mountain Summit 2014, that will take place in Brixen, Italy, from 16 - 21 October there are two important days organised by the Master in Mountain Medicine and his director Dott. Luigi Festi. The first, on 17 October, is entitled 'A mountain of words, images, emotions, colors' while the second on 18 October is entitled 'Clean and Honest Mountaineering: Reality or Illusion?' and will host an international meeting discussing the use of doping in alpinism and mountain sports. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42132 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:12:57 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42130 Orcoblocco, a successful first bouldering meeting in Valle dell'Orco, Italy The short report of the first Orcoblocco, the bouldering meeting that took place at Ceresole Reale, in Valle dell' Orco (NE Italy) from 12 to 14 September 2014. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42130 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:50:58 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42129 Rocky Mountain National Park, Chaos Canyon - a bouldering Mecca by Verhoeven and Saurwein Jorg Verhoeven and Katharina Saurwein, currently touring the Rocky Mountains National Park where the Dutchman recently sent The Wheel Of Chaos V14 (8B+) and the Austrian repeated Riddles in the Park V12 (8A+), provide insight into one of the most famous bouldering areas in the USA. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42129 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:41:07 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42128 Monte Pelmo in watercolour by Riccarda de Eccher Riccarda de Eccher in this video, filmed by her son Nick Goldston, creates her vision of Mount Pelmo and the Dolomites in the impalpable languages of watercolours and art. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42128 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:06:10 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42126 Bilibino big walls climbed by Australians in Russia This summer Australian climbers Chris Fitzgerald and Chris Warner, acting on a photo taken by a Russian friend, travelled to the remote Bilibino area in eastern Russia where they made the first ascent of 6 new routes on what they believe are 4 previously virgin peaks. The report by Chris Warner. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42126 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:29:59 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42124 Kalymnos, climbing on the island of Neverland Nicoletta Costi and Nicola Noè recount how Kalymnos appears towards the end of summer 2014. An island seemingly made for all the climbers in the world http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42124 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:43:00 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42121 Ohne Rauch stirbst du auch, Cima Grande di Lavaredo: Ines Papert and Lisi Steurer climb free in the Dolomites On 17/08/2014 German alpinist Ines Papert made the first one day ascent of Ohne Rauch stirbst du auch 8a, a route established in 2010 by Hannes Pfeifhofer and Daniel Roger. The second free ascent was carried out by Austria's Lisi Steurer on 28/08/2014. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42121 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:47:50 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42119 Greenland new rock climbs by Ralph Villiger and Harald Fichtinger This summer Ralph Villiger and Harald Fichtinger made the first ascent of the Austrian-Swiss-Route up the SW Face of Mount Kirken, NE Greenland. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42119 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:24:59 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42118 Forza 5, new climb up Quarto Torrione di Mondeval in the Dolomites Giovanni Bergamin, Francesco Leardi, Giuliano Pettenuzzo and Valerio Ranzato have made the first ascent of Forza 5 (280m, 6b/A1), a new climb up Quarto Torrione di Mondeval, Lastoni of Formin group, Dolomites. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42118 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:38:43 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42117 Adam Ondra and Jain Kim Lead World Champions! This evening at Gijón in Spain Adam Ondra and Jain Kim won the Lead World Championship 2014. Silver was won by Ramon Julien Puigblanque and Mina Markovic, bronze by Sachi Amma e Magdalena Röck. Speed was won by Danyl Boldyrev and Alina Gaidamakina, while Urko Carmona Barandiaran and Christa Brelsford, Mathieu Besnard and Elodie Orbaen, Koichiro Kobayashi and Alessia Refolo, and András Szijártó won their respective categories of the Paraclimbing World Championships. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42117 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:37:55 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42116 Anak Verhoven climbs 8c+ at the Gorges du Loup Belgian climber Anak Verhoven has redpointed Ultimate Sacrifice 8c+ at the Gorges du Loup, France. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42116 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:58:32 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42115 GraMitico Valdaone 2014 bouldering meeting in Valle di Daone The 'GraMitico' bouldering meeting will take place in Valle di Daone (Italy) from 13 - 14 September 2014 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42115 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:05:56 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42113 Discover Brenta Dolomites - From the past to the future of alpinism in the Dolomites The final dispatch of the Discover Brenta Dolomites project that organised a series of events by Molveno Holiday, APT Dolomiti Paganella and the municipality of Molveno to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of alpinism in the Brenta Dolomites. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42113 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:39:01 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42112 Alexander Megos locates Geocache in the Frankenjura On 10/09/2014 Germany's Frankenjura Alexander Megos made the first ascent of Geocache, repeated Action Directe 9a and climbed Sundance Kid 9a. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42112 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:10:06 +0200