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=42234 Hagshu NE Face: new Kishtwar climb by Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden British mountaineers Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden have made the first ascent of a new route up the unclimbed NE Face of Hagshu, Kishtwar, Himalaya. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42234 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:38:49 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42233 Yosemite: El Capitan climbing action Jorg Verhoeven, Alex Honnold, Tommy Caldwell, Kevin Jorgeson, Mayan Smith-Gobat, Libby Sauter, Chantel Astorga, Quinn Brett, Pete Whittaker, Tom Randall are all in Yosemite currently attempting their projects on El Capitan... http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42233 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:16:55 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42231 Monte Brione, Arco: Via Giopia. By Paolo Calzà Via Giopia, the beautiful aid climb up the NW Face of Monte Brione close to Arco, first climbed in 1990 by Paolo Calzà, Lino Celva and Mauro Giovanazzi and recently reequipped by Danny Zampiccoli and Calzà who shares the story of the route, dedicated to his friends Mauro Giovanazzi and Davide Pinamonti. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42231 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:48:20 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42230 Augmentium, the hardest trad climb in Tasmania This austral summer Andrew Cubbon freed Augmentium 30/8a+, the hardest trad climb in Tasmania, Australia. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42230 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:46:37 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42229 Emptiness La Grigna and the recollection of a friend, Marco Anghileri, impossible to forget. By Ivo Ferrari http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42229 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:50:00 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42228 Miyar valley, first ascent of Lotus Tower SE Face In August 2014 an expedition comprised of the alpinists Cyrill Bösch, Elias Gmünder, Arunas Kamandulis and Gediminas Simutismade the first ascent of Splitter and Storm (500m, TD 6a), a new route up the unclimbed SE Face of Lotus Tower, Miyar Valley, India. The report by Gediminas Simutis. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42228 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:47:19 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42227 L'ultimo dei selvaggi, new rock climb in Italy's Valsugana Peter Moser reports about the first ascent of L'ultimo dei selvaggi (200m, 7b max) a new rock climb above Palu in Valsugana, Italy. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42227 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:38:12 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42226 Alex Honnold solo climbs Heaven in Yosemite The climbing video of Alex Honnold soloing Heaven in Yosemite, USA. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42226 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:24:25 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42223 K2014-150 CAI - Zemu Exploratory Expedition In spring 2014 the Italian K2014-150 CAI - Zemu Exploratory Expedition led by Alberto Peruffo explored the region to the south of Kanchenjunga. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42223 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:57:19 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42222 Mina Leslie-Wujastyk climbs Mecca Extension 8c at Raven Tor, England Sport climbing: Mina Leslie-Wujastyk has made the first female ascent of Mecca Extension 8c at Raven Tor, England. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42222 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:20:56 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42220 Petzl RocTrip 2014: bouldering at Prilep in Macedonia The third video of the Petzl RocTrip 2014 and the bouldering stage at Prilep in Macedonia. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42220 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:48:15 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42219 Rock slave XP 2014, Elba Discovery by Marzio Nardi & Co The Rock slave XP 2014 Elba Discovery tour starts this week. Marzio Nardi leads a group of young climbers to discover the bouldering potential on Italy's Isola d'Elba, a climbing journey marked by collective creativity. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42219 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:37:09 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42218 Stefano Ghisolfi wins China stage of Lead World Cup with Mina Markovic On 19 October 2014 the sixth stage of the Lead World Cup 2014 was won at Wujiang in China by Italy's Stefano Ghisolfi and Slovenia's Mina Markovic. The Speed World Cup was won by Qixin Zhong and Mariia Krasavina. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42218 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:22:21 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42217 Nepal blizzard: 39 dead while rescue continues in Annapurna region Hundreds of trekkers have been rescued in northern Nepal after violent snowstorms killed at least 39 people, including 5 at Dhalaugiri Base Camp. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42217 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:12:02 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42216 Kishtwar: three Himalayan first ascents by Siegrist, Senf and Abegglen In September 2014 Dres Abegglen, Thomas Senf and Stephan Siegrist made the first ascents of the peaks Shiepra 5885m and Kharagosa 5840m in the Kishtwar region of India's Himalaya. Furthermore, at the start of October the trio climbed a new route up Kishtwar Shivling, making what is believed to be only the mountains second ascent. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42216 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:11:54 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42215 Clean and Honest Mountaineering: Reality or Illusion? The conference at the Brixen IMS On Saturday 18 October 18 the International Mountain Summit at Brixen will hold the conference "Clean and Honest Mountaineering: Reality or Illusion?" Organised by the Master in Mountain Medicine and its director Dr. Luigi Festi, this conference will attempt to provide a definition to doping in the mountains and set guidelines that aims to raise awareness and increase safety in high altitude mountaineering. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42215 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:52:31 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42211 Shark's Tooth in Greenland by fair means, the report by Matteo Della Bordella The report by Matteo Della Bordella about the first ascent of The Great Shark Hunt (900m, 7b+), the new route up Shark's Tooth in Greenland established onsight and in a single push in August 2014 together with Silvan Schüpbach and Christian Ledergerber. A great adventure that involved kayaks (to paddle to and from the mountain), total isolation, superb climbing and a close encounter with a polar bear. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42211 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:27:09 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42210 Lead World Cup 2014: Jakob Schubert and Mina Markovic win in South Korea The fifth stage of the Lead World Cup 2014 was won on 12 October at Mokpo in South Korea by Jakob Schubert from Austria and Mina Markovic from Slovenia. The stage of the Speed World Cup was won by Marcin Dzienski and Iuliia Kaplina. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42210 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:53:43 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42209 Annapurna: at least 24 die in Nepal avalanches and blizzards A series of violent blizzards and avalanches have killed at least 24 people in Nepal, many of whom were trekking along the Annapurna circuit. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42209 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:19:50 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42206 The North Face Kalymnos Climbing Festival 2014 - the report The report of the The North Face Kalymnos Climbing Festival 2014 that took place on the island of Kalymnos, Greece, from 9 - 12 October 2014. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42206 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:29:19 +0200