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/climbing-in-patagonia-pou-brothers-add-aguja-guillaumet-ascent.html Climbing in Patagonia: Pou brothers add Aguja Guillaumet ascent Spanish mountaineers Iker Pou and Eneko Pou have established a new mixed climb up the East Face of Aguja Guillaumet in Patagonia. Called 'Aupa 40', the 525m outing breaches difficulties up to 5+, M7 85˚. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/climbing-in-patagonia-pou-brothers-add-aguja-guillaumet-ascent.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 01 Mar 2017 11:25:37 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/stuck-alice-hafer-and-zofia-reych-climb-classic-peak-district-crack.html Stuck - Alice Hafer and Zofia Reych climb classic Peak District crack The short film Stuck featuring Alice Hafer and Zofia Reych climbing a classic crack in the Peak District, England. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/stuck-alice-hafer-and-zofia-reych-climb-classic-peak-district-crack.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 28 Feb 2017 18:20:44 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/laura-rogora-climbs-9a-again-this-time-at-oliana-in-spain.html Laura Rogora climbs 9a again, this time at Oliana in Spain 15-year-old climber Laura Rogora from Italy has repeated Joe-cita, a 9a sports climb at Oliana in Spain. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/laura-rogora-climbs-9a-again-this-time-at-oliana-in-spain.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:49:30 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/old-boy-difficult-new-mixed-climb-at-cogne-by-mauro-mabboni-and-patrick-gasperini.html Old Boy, difficult new mixed climb at Cogne by Mauro Mabboni and Patrick Gasperini On 16 and 17 February 2017 Mauro Mabboni and Patrick Gasperini made the first ascent of Old Boy, a difficult new mixed climb above Lillaz close to Cogne in Valle d’Aosta, Italy. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/old-boy-difficult-new-mixed-climb-at-cogne-by-mauro-mabboni-and-patrick-gasperini.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:51:04 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/video-josune-bereziartu-and-the-first-female-9a-climb.html Video: Josune Bereziartu and the first female 9a climb The video including Josune Bereziartu discussing the world's first female 9a sports climb. Featuring Daniel Andrada, Yuji Hirayama, Maurizio Manolo Zanolla, Flavio Crespi, Angela Eiter and Tomas Mrazek. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/video-josune-bereziartu-and-the-first-female-9a-climb.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:04:24 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/margo-hayes-repeats-la-rambla-first-woman-to-climb-9a-plus.html Margo Hayes repeats La Rambla, first woman to climb 9a+ America’s Margo Hayes has repeated La Rambla at Siurana in Spain and, in doing so, has become the first woman to climb 9a+. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/margo-hayes-repeats-la-rambla-first-woman-to-climb-9a-plus.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:10:21 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/campitello-di-fassa-to-host-the-ifsc-european-climbing-championships-2017.html Campitello di Fassa to host the IFSC European Climbing Championships 2017 The small town Campitello in Val di Fassa, Italy, will host the sport climbing European Championships Lead and Speed from 29 June to 1 July 2017. This is only the second time this prestigious climbing competition is disputed in Italy. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/campitello-di-fassa-to-host-the-ifsc-european-climbing-championships-2017.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:41:54 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/red-bull-x-alps-2017-how-to-prepare-for-the-world-s-toughest-adventure-race.html Red Bull X-Alps 2017, how to prepare for the world's toughest adventure race On 2 July the Red Bull X-Alps 2017 gets underway, the world's most spectacular adventure race across the Alps and via via a 1000km course on foot or by paraglider, from Salzburg in Austria to the Principality of Monaco http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/red-bull-x-alps-2017-how-to-prepare-for-the-world-s-toughest-adventure-race.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 26 Feb 2017 10:07:05 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/damiano-lenzi-and-laetitia-roux-individual-ski-mountaineering-world-champions.html Damiano Lenzi and Laetitia Roux Individual Ski Mountaineering World Champions On the first day of the Ski Mountaineering World Championships 2017 at Alpago - Piancavallo, Italy’s Damiano Lenzi and France’s Laetitia Roux were crowned Individual world champions. Silver went to Kilian Jornet Burgada from Spain and Maude Mathys from Switzerland, while bronze went to Anton Palzer from Germany and Axelle Mollaret from France. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/damiano-lenzi-and-laetitia-roux-individual-ski-mountaineering-world-champions.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:50:18 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/monte-miletto-new-mixed-climb-infinite-dreams-in-italys-matese-mountains.html Monte Miletto, new mixed climb Infinite Dreams in Italy’s Matese mountains Winter mountaineering in Molise, Italy: Riccardo Quaranta reports about Infinite Dreams (120m, AI4-, TD), the new mixed climb he established Monte Miletto in the Matese massif, established on 15/02/2017 with Agnese Flavi. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/monte-miletto-new-mixed-climb-infinite-dreams-in-italys-matese-mountains.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:41:45 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/paine-towers-nicolas-favresse-sean-villanueva-o-driscoll-and-siebe-vanhee-free-another-big-climb-in-patagonia.html Paine Towers, Nicolas Favresse, Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll and Siebe Vanhee free another big climb in Patagonia After spending 19 days climbing the East Face of Central Tower of Paine in Patagonia, Nicolas Favresse, Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll and Siebe Vanhee completed the first free ascent of 'El Regalo de Mwono'. This 1200m big wall rock climb was established between 1991/1992 by Paul Pritchard, Simon Yates, Sean Smith and Noel Craine with difficulties up to 5b, VI, 5.10, A4. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/paine-towers-nicolas-favresse-sean-villanueva-o-driscoll-and-siebe-vanhee-free-another-big-climb-in-patagonia.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 25 Feb 2017 10:50:46 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/marmolada-fish-route-hansjorg-auer-remembers.html Hansjörg Auer remembers the Marmolada Fish route free solo The video profile of Austrian alpinist Hansjörg Auer after his free solo climb of the Fish route - Via Attraverso il Pesce (Weg durch den Fisch) - carried out on 29/04/2007 up the South Face of Marmolada, Dolomites http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/marmolada-fish-route-hansjorg-auer-remembers.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 25 Feb 2017 10:51:08 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/dolomites-val-d-ansiei-the-new-icefall-night-love.html Dolomites Val d’Ansiei: the new icefall Night Love Francesco Rigon reports about his ascent of 'Night Love' (WI5, 35m), a probable new ice climb in Val d'Ansiei (Cadore, Italy). http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/dolomites-val-d-ansiei-the-new-icefall-night-love.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:31:28 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/federica-mingolla-climbing-fisch-attraverso-il-pesce-up-marmolada-dolomites.html Federica Mingolla climbing Fisch - Attraverso il Pesce - up Marmolada, Dolomites Climbing video: the documentary Fish that follows Italian climber Federica Mingolla up the famous rock climb via Attraverso il Pesce (Weg durch den Fisch), first ascended in 1981 by Igor Koller and Jindric Šustr on the South Face of Marmolada, Dolomites. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/federica-mingolla-climbing-fisch-attraverso-il-pesce-up-marmolada-dolomites.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:14:42 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/torres-del-paine-in-patagonia-riders-on-the-storm-too-stormy-for-mayan-smith-gobat-and-brette-harrington.html Torres del Paine in Patagonia: Riders on the Storm too stormy for Mayan Smith-Gobat and Brette Harrington Mayan Smith-Gobat and Brette Harrington have abandoned their attempt at make the first free ascent of Riders on the Storm, the famous big wall up the Central Paine Tower in Patagonia, due to terrible weather. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/torres-del-paine-in-patagonia-riders-on-the-storm-too-stormy-for-mayan-smith-gobat-and-brette-harrington.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:12:17 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/for-adriano-trombetta.html For Adriano Trombetta In memory of Adriano Trombetta, who died Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 along with Margherita Beria D’Argentina and Antonio Lovato in an avalanche on Monte Chaberton (Val di Susa, Cottian Alps). By Elio Bonfanti. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/for-adriano-trombetta.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:38:22 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/greg-boswell-winter-climbing-video-profile.html Greg Boswell winter climbing video profile The video profile of Greg Boswell, one of the UK’s strongest Scottish winter climbers. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/greg-boswell-winter-climbing-video-profile.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:51:43 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/passion-alpinism-and-risks.html Passion, alpinism and risks A thought for Mauro Franceschini, Antonella Gallo, Antonella Gerini and Fabrizio Recchia who yesterday, Thursday 16/02/17, lost their lives when the icefall Bonne année collapsed in Valle di Gressoney, Valle d’Aosta, Italy. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/passion-alpinism-and-risks.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:54:30 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/video-mountains-featured-in-bbc-documentary-planet-earth-ii.html Video: Mountains featured in BBC documentary Planet Earth II The Matterhorn, Mont Blanc and the splendour of the Alps celebrated in this video filmed for the 'Mountains' episode of the BBC documentary Planet Earth II. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/video-mountains-featured-in-bbc-documentary-planet-earth-ii.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:21:41 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/cerro-murallon-patagonia-alpinism-and-a-story-of-former-times-the-east-face-first-ascent-by-bacci-bernasconi-and-della-bordella.html Cerro Murallón, Patagonia, alpinism and a story of former times: the East Face first ascent by Bacci, Bernasconi and Della Bordella The alpinism and adventure up 'El Valor del Miedo’ (1000m, 90°, M6+, A2), the new mixed route established by the Ragni di Lecco climbers David Bacci, Matteo Bernasconi and Matteo Della Bordella who finally resolved the long-standing problem of the East Face of Cerro Murallon in Patagonia. The first ascent was carried out in a day and a half in pure alpine style on a remote Patagonian mountain that was first ascended in1984 by the Ragni Casimiro Ferrari, Carlo Aldè and Paolo Vitali. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/cerro-murallon-patagonia-alpinism-and-a-story-of-former-times-the-east-face-first-ascent-by-bacci-bernasconi-and-della-bordella.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:34:28 +0100