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=42319 Jimmy Webb repeats Defying Gravity 8C at Thunder Ridge American climber Jimmy Webb has repeated the boulder problem Defying Gravity V15 (8C) at Thunder Ridge, Colorado, USA. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42319 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:29:15 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42318 Anitaice, new ice and mixed route in Val Gerola On 23/11/2014 Cristian Candiotto made the first ascent of Anitaice (M5, 140m), a new ice and mixed route up Cima Denti della Vecchia in Val Gerola (Lombardy, Italy). http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42318 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 27 Nov 2014 09:05:44 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42317 GORE-TEX Experience Tour: follow Edurne Pasaban in the footsteps of Lucy Walker to the summit of Balmhorn Register online until 31 December 2014 to relive an adventure that left its mark on the history of alpinism: ascend Balmhorn (3698m), Bernese Alps, together with Edurne Pasaban, following in the footsteps of Lucy Walker, the legendary mountaineer who made the first ascent of this Swiss peak in 1864. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42317 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 27 Nov 2014 09:21:17 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42316 Marietta Uhden goodbye Marietta Uhden, the highly talented German climber and important world reference point for sport climbing, passed away in the night between Sunday and Monday 24 November after a long battle against cancer. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42316 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:42:19 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42315 K6 West, the Karakorum first ascent video by Raphael Slawinski and Ian Welsted The video of the first ascent of K6 West (7040m) in the Karakorum, Pakistan, climbed in July 2013 by the Canadians Raphael Slawinski and Ian Welsted. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42315 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:21:35 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42314 Desert Sandstone Climbing Trip #2 - Arches National Park The rock climbing tour in Utah - Colorado - Nevada - Arizona with Gian Luca Cavalli (CAAI - Gruppo Occidentale), Manrico Dell'Agnola (CAAI - Gruppo Orientale) and Marcello Sanguineti (CAAI - Gruppo Occidentale). Part two: Arches National Park. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42314 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:32:20 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42312 Climbing in Sardinia news: developments at Oliena and Domusnovas and the multi-pitch Malala Day In his regular rock climbing in Sardinia update, Maurizio Oviglia talks about recent developments at the crags Oliena and Domusnovas and the new multi-pitch granite climb Malala Day at Locherie (Onifai). http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42312 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:44:52 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42311 The Journey with Paul Pritchard and Carol Hurst The short film The Journey staring Paul Pritchard and Carol Hurst: the impossible trip pedaling across the Himalaya, from Lhasa to Kathmandu via Everest Base Camp. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42311 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:02:05 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42310 Generazioni a Confronto, new aid climb by Fantini and Pezzol on Sasso di Fontana Mora Angelo Fantini and Diego Pezzoli have made the first ascent of the aid climb Generazioni a Confronto (IV, 5c, A1/A2), Sasso di Fontana Mora, N Italy. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42310 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:27:05 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42309 Steve McClure and Leah Crane on Meltdown at Dinorwig, Wales Steve McClure and Leah Crane on the route Meltdown at Twll Mawr, Dinorwig slate mines, Wales. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42309 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:46:37 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42308 Pamela Shanti Pack - Off-width Outlaw The short film Off-width Outlaw by Celin Serbo documenting America's Pamela Shanti Pack, one of the world's premier offwidth climber, at Indian Creek. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42308 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:38:33 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42307 Desert Sandstone Climbing Trip # 1 - Colorado National Monument The rock climbing tour through Utah - Colorado - Nevada - Arizona by Gian Luca Cavalli (CAAI - Gruppo Occidentale), Manrico Dell'Agnola (CAAI - Gruppo Orientale) and Marcello Sanguineti (CAAI - Gruppo Occidentale). http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42307 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:31:22 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42305 Lynn Hill and the video of The Nose, El Capitan, Yosemite The video of Lynn Hill climbing The Nose, El Capitan, Yosemite with footage of her historic one-day ascent in 1994. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42305 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:59:20 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42304 Gabriele Moroni: from competitions to Goldrake, sport climbing in his DNA Interview with Italian climber Gabriele Moronim from his first competitions to when he won bronze in the 2004 European Bouldering Championship in 2004, via his bouldering and sport climbing which recently netted him the redpoint of Goldrake 9a+ at Cornalba, Italy. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42304 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:32:31 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42303 Klemen Premrl and Aljaz Anderle climbing iceberg in Greenland The video of the Slovenian alpinists Klemen Premrl and Aljaz Anderle climbing iceberg in Greenland. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42303 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:16:17 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42302 Chugimago West Face first ascent by Domen Kastelic and Sam Hennessey On 11 - 12 October 2014 Domen Kastelic and Sam Hennessey made the first ascent of the West Face of Chugimago (Chukyima Go), 6259m, Nepal. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42302 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:38:30 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42301 Tommy Caldwell climbs crux pitch on Dawn Wall in Yosemite After 6 years of efforts and intense climbing yesterday Tommy Caldwell, together with Kevin Jorgeson, made an important breakthrough in their attempt to free Dawn Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite, freeing what it is considered to be the crux pitch of the route. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42301 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:31:21 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42300 Alpine climbs in China by Simon Gietl, Daniel Tavernini and Vittorio Messini In October 2014 Simon Gietl, Daniel Tavernini and Vittorio Messini carried out a series of alpine ascents in the Minya Konka massif, Sichuan, China. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42300 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:21:36 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42299 Your Land by The North Face The video Your Land by The North Face that celebrates the most isolated, and least isolated places on this planet. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42299 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:51:35 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42298 Aquasolo: Mauro Calibani deep water solo at Finale. By Andrea Gallo Andrea Gallo recounts, with words, photos and a video, Mauro Calibani's deep water solo ascent at Dancing Dalle (Finale Ligure) of "Di buono c’è che con l’innalzamento...". This is the first episode of Aspettando il Sole The Movie, a project by Gallo about the climbing history of Finale, Italy. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42298 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:52:27 +0100