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=42774 Langkofel Esposito - Butta, first winter ascent in the Dolomites by Giorgio Travaglia and Alex Walpoth From 18 to 20 February 2015 Giorgio Travaglia and Alex Walpoth made the first winter ascent of Via Esposito - Butta up the North Face of Langkofel, Dolomites. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42774 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 26 May 2015 18:34:05 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42773 Hard Gritstone Bouldering with Benjamin Linné Ryn Thirteen classic gritstone boulder problems and trad climbs in the Peak District National Park climbed by Benjamin Linné Ryn at Stanage Edge, Millstone Edge, Froggatt Edge, Burbage and Black Rocks. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42773 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 26 May 2015 15:13:09 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42772 2nd Memorial Tito Traversa at Ivrea The 2nd Memorial Tito Traversa will take place at Ivrea from 13 – 14 June 2015 in remembrance of the young Italian climber Tito Traversa. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42772 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 26 May 2015 11:33:00 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42771 Neolit and Spaßbremse, two new rock climbs in the Dolomites by Simon Gietl On Piz dla Dorada, above Colfosco in Alta Badia, Dolomites, Simon Gietl has established two new multi-pitch rock climbs: Neolit together with Vittorio Messini and Spaßbremse together with Andrea Oberbacher. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42771 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 26 May 2015 10:01:52 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42769 Stefan Scarperi and his European Bouldering bronze in Innsbruck Interview with Italian climber Stefan Scarperi who on 16 May 2015 in Innsbruck, Austria won the bronze medal in the European Bouldering Championships. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42769 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 25 May 2015 15:08:14 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42768 Matteo Della Bordella wins Grignetta d'Oro 2015 On Friday, May 22 at Lecco the Grignetta d'Oro 2015 was awarded to Matteo Della Bordella while Ivo Ferrari and Romano Benet received special mentions. The other alpinists in the running for the Italian mountaineering award were Hervé Barmasse, Simon Gietl, Tamara Lunger, Corrado Pesce, Francesco Salvaterra and Luca Schiera. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42768 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 25 May 2015 11:40:14 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42767 Spirito Baldense, new multi-pitch rock climb Val d'Adige, Italy Beppe Vidali, Sergio Coltri, Diego Perotti, Sebastiano Munari and Giuliana Steccanella have made the first ascent of Spirito Baldense (6b, 150m) on Spalti di Pratovecchio in Val d'Adige, Italy. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42767 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 23 May 2015 15:53:46 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42766 Speed Climbing World Cup, Qixin Zhong and Iuliia Kaplina win in Saanich The first stage of the Speed Climbing World Cup was held in Central Saanich, Canada, on 17 May 2015 and was won by Qixin Zhong and Iuliia Kaplina who stopped the clock after 7.74 seconds to set a new world record. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42766 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 22 May 2015 17:01:07 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42765 Logan Barber breaches The Firewall at Liming, the hardest trad route in China At Liming in China Logan Barber has made the first ascent of The Firewall, a strong contender for the hardest trad climb in the country. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42765 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 22 May 2015 15:53:09 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42764 Cima Tuckett, classic ski mountaineering in the Ortles Cevedale massif Mountain Guide Eraldo Meraldi introduces Cima Tuckett (3462m), the classic ski touring itinerary in the Stelvio National Park, Ortles - Cevedale massif, Italy. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42764 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 22 May 2015 17:01:31 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42763 Felix Neumärker repeats Action Direct in Frankenjura and To tu jeste nebylo at Labak On 14/05/2015 Felix Neumärker repeated To tu jeste nebydlo 9a at Labak in the Czech Republic. Two days later he repeated Action Direct, the 9a first climbed by Wolfgang Güllich in Germany’s Frankenjura. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42763 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 21 May 2015 17:21:54 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42762 IFSC World Youth Climbing Championships: official presentation in Rome The World Youth Climbing Championships, scheduled to take place from 28 August to 6 September 2015 at Arco during the annual Rock Master Festival, will be officially presented to the Italian Olympic Committee on 5 June 2015 in Rome http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42762 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 21 May 2015 15:48:24 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42760 The King: the first time up the Monviso Coolidge Couloir, by Ivo Ferrari The North Face of Monviso (3841m) and its Coolidge Gully, one of those climbs "I'd always like to do." By Ivo Ferrari http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42760 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 21 May 2015 10:00:45 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42757 L'Ora del Garda, Larcher and Giupponi climb new route at Mandrea (Arco) Rolando Larcher and Luca Giupponi, during five days from November 2013 to March 2015, made the first ascent of L'Ora del Garda (355m, 8a max, 7b+ obligatory), a challenging and beautiful new route up Mandrea Laghel (Arco, Sarca Valley, Italy). On 24/03/2015 the two made the route's first free ascent. The report by the first ascentionists. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42757 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 22 May 2015 15:37:30 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42754 Ethan Pringle repeats Jumbo Love 9b at Clark Mountain On Sunday 17 May Ethan Pringle made the first repeat of Jumbo Love, the 9b sports climb freed by Chris Sharma at Clark Mountain, USA. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42754 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 20 May 2015 09:26:47 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42752 European Boulder Championships: complete report The full report of the European Boulder Championships that took place in Innsbruck, Austria on 14 - 16 May and was won by the Germans Jan Hojer and Juliane Wurm. While Adam Ondra and Anna Stöhr won silver, Stefan Scarperi and Katharina Saurwein won a splendid bronze medal. By Franz Schiassi. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42752 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 19 May 2015 12:35:49 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42751 I Love Climbing Ulassai, the climbing meeting in Sardinia The second edition of "I Love Climbing Ulassai" will take place from 30 May to 2 June 2015 in Sardinia. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42751 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 19 May 2015 09:45:27 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42750 Grignetta d'Oro: the 7 Italian finalists The names have been revealed of the seven mountaineers in the running for the Grignetta d’Oro, the Italian mountaineering award that will be celebrated on Friday 22 May at Lecco. The jury has selected the following alpinists: Hervé Barmasse, Matteo Della Bordella, Simon Gietl, Tamara Lunger, Corrado Pesce, Francesco Salvaterra and Luca Schiera. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42750 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 18 May 2015 18:20:56 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42749 Dean Potter and Graham Hunt die in Yosemite accident On Saturday, 16/05/2015, the famous American climber Dean Potter and Graham Hunt lost their lives in a wingsuit accident in Yosemite Valley, USA. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42749 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 18 May 2015 17:59:22 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42748 Jan Hojer and Juliane Wurm new European Bouldering Champions This evening in Innsbruck, Austria, the Germans Jan Hojer and Juliane Wurm won the European Bouldering Championship 2015. Silver was won by Adam Ondra from the Czech Republic and Anna Stöhr from Austria, bronze by Stefan Scarperi from Italy and Katharina Saurwein from Austria. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42748 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 16 May 2015 23:46:04 +0200