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=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) Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:43:20 +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 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42205 Tom Ballard, climbing in his veins Interview with talented British climber and alpinist Tom Ballard. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42205 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:35:47 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42204 Angela Eiter climbs 9a: Hades at Götterwandl in Austria On 6 September 2014 Angela Eiter redpointed Hades 9a at the crag Götterwandl close to Nassereith in Austria, three days after Zauberfee 8c+ at Arco, Italy. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42204 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:21:35 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42203 GORE-TEX® Experience Tour Experience an intense and unique adventure with the GORE-TEX® Experience Tour: together with world-famous Himalayan alpinist Edurne Pasaban climb in the footsteps of Lucy Walker, the great pioneer of alpinism, to rediscover the beauty of the Alps and the meaning of taking to the mountains. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42203 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:30:10 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42202 Florian Riegler frees Albatros in Vallunga, Dolomites On 27/09/2014 Florian Riegler, together with his brother Martin Riegler, has made the first free ascent of the multi-pitch rock climb Albatros (8b, 200m) up the South Face of Col Turont, Vallunga, Dolomites. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42202 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:18:20 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42201 Paris - La Nuit and the bouldering at Fontainebleau The video of Paris, its monuments and the bouldering at Fontainebleau with Mélanie Sandoz, Klemen Becan, Shauna Coxsey, Mélissa Le Nevé, Mayan Smith Gobat, Ben Rueck, Shauna Coxsey, Klemen Becan and Guillaume Glairon Mondet. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42201 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 13 Oct 2014 21:38:06 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42200 Alexander Huber climbs difficult Wetterbock multipitch The report by German alpinist Alexander Huber who, on 18 September 2014 together Michi Althammer made the first free ascent of Wetterbock (8c, 10 pitches) up the Wetterbockwand, Göll East Face, Berchtesgaden Alps, Austria. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42200 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:21:01 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42199 Omis and its sport climbing in southern Croatia Boris Cujic introduces Omis, located close to Split and one of the most interesting sport climbing areas in the south of Croatia. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42199 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:55:52 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42198 Anna Torretta and Cecilia Buil: ice climbing on Marmolejo in Chile The video of Anna Torretta and Cecilia Buil and the first ascent of the ice climb La Gioconda (160m, WI 6) above the glacier Cerro El Marmolejo (6109m, Chile). http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42198 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:52:46 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42196 Has exploratory alpinism failed? Starting from a recent statement by Reinhold Messner, Manuel Lugli discusses the presumed end of “traditional” and exploratory alpinism. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=42196 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:05:05 +0200