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/climbing/chris-sharma-climbs-hard-new-dws-at-mallorca.html Chris Sharma climbs hard new DWS at Mallorca American climber Chris Sharma has made the first ascent of Alasha, a difficult new deep water solo climb on the island of Mallorca. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/chris-sharma-climbs-hard-new-dws-at-mallorca.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 24 Sep 2016 18:53:23 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/adidas-rockstars-2016-live.html adidas Rockstars 2016 live This evening, Saturday 24 September 2016, as of 20:15 live streaming of the adidas Rockstars finals, an invitational Masters with some of the world's best boulderers. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/adidas-rockstars-2016-live.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 24 Sep 2016 09:30:04 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/world-climbing-championships-paris-2016-final-report.html World Climbing Championships Paris 2016 final report The report about the IFSC World Championships that took place in Paris, France, last week. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/world-climbing-championships-paris-2016-final-report.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:14:59 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/cima-grande-di-lavaredo-spanish-route-second-free-ascent-by-jacek-matuszek-e-lukasz-dudek.html Cima Grande di Lavaredo Spanish Route, second free ascent by Jacek Matuszek e Łukasz Dudek On 31 August 2016 Jacek Matuszek and Łukasz Dudek made the second free ascent of the difficult Spanish Route on Cima Grande di Lavaredo, Dolomites. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/cima-grande-di-lavaredo-spanish-route-second-free-ascent-by-jacek-matuszek-e-lukasz-dudek.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:16:47 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/lago-di-landro-sport-climbing-in-the-dolomites.html Lago di Landro, sport climbing in the Dolomites The sports crag Lago di Landro in the Pustertal in the Italian Dolomites, presented by Vertical-Life.info as part of our series 'Crags for each season'. Download the Vertical-Life APP with the routes and topos free of charge until Saturday. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/lago-di-landro-sport-climbing-in-the-dolomites.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:14:43 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/markus-pucher-cerro-pollone-alone-and-in-winter-in-patagonia.html Markus Pucher, Cerro Pollone alone and in winter in Patagonia Interview with Austrian alpinist Markus Pucher after his solo winter ascent of Cerro Pollone in Patagonia. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/markus-pucher-cerro-pollone-alone-and-in-winter-in-patagonia.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:11:13 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/nordwestwand-first-free-ascent-up-wetterstein-schwarze-wand.html Nordwestwand, first free ascent up Wetterstein’s Schwarze Wand In August 2016 Xaver Mayr and Thomas Holler made the first free ascent of Nordwestwand (300m, VIII) on Schwarze Wand, Wetterstein. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/nordwestwand-first-free-ascent-up-wetterstein-schwarze-wand.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 21 Sep 2016 10:47:41 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/campanile-di-val-montanaia-first-base-jump-by-marco-milanese.html Campanile di Val Montanaia first BASE Jump by Marco Milanese The video of the B.A.S.E. jump off Campanile di Val Montanaia in the Friuli Dolomites, carried out on 20 July 2016 by Marco Milanese. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/campanile-di-val-montanaia-first-base-jump-by-marco-milanese.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:11:03 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/magic-fox-new-rock-climb-up-torre-dei-sabbioni-in-the-dolomites.html Magic Fox, new rock climb up Torre dei Sabbioni in the Dolomites On Torre dei Sabbioni (Marmarole, Dolomites) Alessandro Fiori, Pier Francesco Smaltini and Simone Corte Pause have made the first ascent of Magic Fox, a new multi-pitch rock climb in memory of Alberto Bonafede and Aldo Giustina who on 31/08/2011 tragically lost their lives during a mountain rescue operation on Mt. Pelmo. The report by Alessandro Fiori. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/magic-fox-new-rock-climb-up-torre-dei-sabbioni-in-the-dolomites.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 21 Sep 2016 10:04:47 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/marc-andre-leclerc-claims-first-solo-winter-ascent-of-torre-egger-in-patagonia.html Marc-André Leclerc claims first solo winter ascent of Torre Egger in Patagonia In Patagonia Canadian alpinist Marc-André Leclerc has made the first solo winter ascent of Torre Egger (2685m). http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/marc-andre-leclerc-claims-first-solo-winter-ascent-of-torre-egger-in-patagonia.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 19 Sep 2016 17:41:26 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/world-climbing-championships-paris-2016-the-fifth-and-final-day.html World Climbing Championships Paris 2016, the fifth and final day Live streaming from the Paris IFSC World Championships: starting from 12:00 the Bouldering Final Women, Speed Final Women and Lead Final Men. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/world-climbing-championships-paris-2016-the-fifth-and-final-day.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 18 Sep 2016 16:57:11 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/sao-tome-africa-claim-freedom-film.html São Tomé, Africa - Claim Freedom film The film Claim Freedom, online for 24 hours only, featuring the first ascent of Nubivagant by Sergio Almada Berreta and Gareth Leah up Pico Cão Grande in São Tomé and Príncipe, Vadim Timonov bouldering on the frozen Lake Baikal, Liu Jia exploring the Wang Zhang Keng cave and Adrian Mattern kayaking in the Pacific Northwest. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/sao-tome-africa-claim-freedom-film.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:40:50 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/world-climbing-championships-paris-2016-the-first-finals.html World Climbing Championships Paris 2016, the first Finals Live streaming from the Paris IFSC World Championships, from 9:00 to 22:00 Lead Semi-Final Men, Bouldering Semi-Final Women, Bouldering Final Men, Speed Final Men, Lead Final Women and Paraclimbing Final Men B1. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/world-climbing-championships-paris-2016-the-first-finals.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 17 Sep 2016 17:39:26 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/ifsc-world-championships-paris-2016-semi-finals-men-bouldering-women-lead.html IFSC World Championships Paris 2016, Semi-Finals Men Bouldering & Women Lead Live streaming this evening from the IFSC World Climbing Championships in Paris: at 19:00 the Semi-Final stages of the Men Bouldering & Women Lead. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/ifsc-world-championships-paris-2016-semi-finals-men-bouldering-women-lead.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:37:46 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/roger-schaeli-repeats-eiger-north-face-la-vida-es-silbar.html Roger Schaeli repeats Eiger North Face La vida es silbar Climbing together with Mayan Smith-Gobat, Robert Schaeli has carried out what is believed to be only the second free ascent of the 'La vida es silbar' up the legendary north face of the Eiger, Switzerland. Established in 1998-99 by Daniel Anker and Stephan Siegrist, the 900m line was freed in 2003 by Siegrist and Ueli Steck with difficulties up to 7c. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/roger-schaeli-repeats-eiger-north-face-la-vida-es-silbar.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 16 Sep 2016 17:21:56 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/val-masino-new-mongolfiera-rock-climb-in-memory-of-pietro-biasini.html Val Masino, new Mongolfiera rock climb in memory of Pietro Biasini On the Mongolfiera face (Val Masino, Italy) Daniele Bianchi and Simone Pedeferri have made the first ascent of 'Pana' (8b, 265m). The route is named in honour of Pietro Biasini. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/val-masino-new-mongolfiera-rock-climb-in-memory-of-pietro-biasini.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:12:18 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/lisa-borzani-first-across-the-finishing-line-at-the-tor-des-geants-2016.html Lisa Borzani first across the finishing line at the Tor des Géants 2016 This morning at 05:10 the Italian trail runner Lisa Borzani crossed the finishing line of Tor des Géants 2016, winning the women's event after 91 hours and 9 minutes and placing seventh overall. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/lisa-borzani-first-across-the-finishing-line-at-the-tor-des-geants-2016.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 16 Sep 2016 18:13:00 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/oliviero-bosatelli-wins-the-tor-des-geants-2016.html Oliviero Bosatelli wins the Tor des Géants 2016! The Tor des Géants 2016 was won this afternoon by Oliviero Bosatelli after 75 hours and 10 minutes. All the remaining athletes competing in the grueling endurance trail across the 4000m peaks in Italy's Valle d'Aosta, via the 330km and 24,000m elevation gain course, have until Saturday 17 September to complete the race. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/oliviero-bosatelli-wins-the-tor-des-geants-2016.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 15 Sep 2016 17:49:14 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/action-directe-wolfgang-gullich-25-year-old-frankenjura-masterpiece.html Action Directe, Wolfgang Güllich's 25-year-old Frankenjura masterpiece Action Directe was established by Wolfgang Güllich on 14 September 1991 at Waldkopf in Germany's Frankenjura. The route set new new standards in sport climbing and now, precisely twenty-five years after the first ascent, Planetmountain.com takes a step back in time to discover more about one of the most famous sport climbs in the world and the man who made it happen. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/action-directe-wolfgang-gullich-25-year-old-frankenjura-masterpiece.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 16 Sep 2016 18:44:13 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/tor-des-geants-2016-day-3-the-decisive-run.html Tor des Géants 2016, day 3: the decisive run Italy's Oliviero Bosatelli and Lisa Borzani were in the lead last night at the end of the third day of Tor des Géants 2016. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/tor-des-geants-2016-day-3-the-decisive-run.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 14 Sep 2016 09:05:49 +0200