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/alpinism/new-mixed-climbs-in-alaska-revelation-mountains.html New mixed climbs in Alaska's Revelation Mountains Mountaineering in Alaska: in spring 2017 Lithuania’s Gediminas Simutis (28) and Germany's Frieder Wittmann (31) pulled off a series of interesting first ascents above the remote Fish Glacier in the Revelation Mountains. The trip report by Simutis. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/new-mixed-climbs-in-alaska-revelation-mountains.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:45:34 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/margo-hayes-first-female-ascent-of-biographie-9a-plus-at-ceuse.html Margo Hayes first female ascent of Biographie 9a+ at Céüse Sport climbing: on 24 September 2017 Margo Hayes repeated Biographie 9a+ at Ceuse in France. In doing so the American has made the first female ascent of this mega climb freed by Chris Sharma in 2001. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/margo-hayes-first-female-ascent-of-biographie-9a-plus-at-ceuse.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:27:50 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/lead-world-cup-2017-edinburgh.html Lead World Cup 2017 - Edinburgh Edinburgh, Scotland is currently hosting the fifth stage of the Speed and Lead World Cup 2017. The semifinals take place at 10:30 while the finals take place at19:30. Both will be transmitted in live streaming. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/lead-world-cup-2017-edinburgh.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 24 Sep 2017 17:33:08 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/magnus-midtbo-and-the-viral-climbing-video.html Magnus Midtbø and the viral climbing video The video of Magnus Midtbø while training for climbing at his gym in Norway that has amasse almost one million views on Instagram. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/magnus-midtbo-and-the-viral-climbing-video.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 23 Sep 2017 15:04:23 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/spes-ultima-dea-big-new-brenta-dolomites-rock-climb.html Spes Ultima Dea, big new Brenta Dolomites rock climb Alessandro Beber reports about the first ascent of 'Spes Ultima Dea', a huge new rock climb up Crozon di Brenta in the Italian Brenta Dolomites, established over three days with Gianni Canale. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/spes-ultima-dea-big-new-brenta-dolomites-rock-climb.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:07:59 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/paige-claassen-and-iva-vejmolova-climb-hard-at-flatanger-in-norway.html Paige Claassen and Iva Vejmolová climb hard at Flatanger in Norway Sport climbing: a American rock climber Paige Claassen has repeated Eye of Odin 8c+ at Flatanger in Norway, while Iva Vejmolová from the Czech Republic has repeated the 8c Nordic Plumber. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/paige-claassen-and-iva-vejmolova-climb-hard-at-flatanger-in-norway.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:30:50 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/pirmin-bertle-climbs-first-9a-in-bolivia.html Pirmin Bertle climbs first 9a in Bolivia At El Eden near Potosì German climber Pirmin Bertle has made the first ascent of 'En este luz te ves como Poseidon', the first 9a sports climb in Bolivia http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/pirmin-bertle-climbs-first-9a-in-bolivia.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:19:07 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/greenspit-fred-moix-climbing-the-warriors-roof-in-valle-dell-orco.html Greenspit, Fred Moix climbing The Warrior's Roof in Valle dell'Orco The short film The Warrior’s Roof by Christophe Margot retracing the first ascent of Greenspit in Valle dell’Orco, Italy at the hands of Didier Berthod and documenting the October 2016 repeat by Fred Moix. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/greenspit-fred-moix-climbing-the-warriors-roof-in-valle-dell-orco.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:00:53 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/adam-ondra-after-silence-new-climbing-projects-at-flatanger.html Adam Ondra, new climbing projects after Silence at Flatanger After having freed the world’s first 9c, Adam Ondra has discovered two new projects at Flatanger in Norway which could be as difficult as 9b+. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/adam-ondra-after-silence-new-climbing-projects-at-flatanger.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:33:27 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/kalymnos-20-years-of-rock-climbing-in-greece.html Kalymnos, 20 years of rock climbing in Greece The small island of Kalymnos in Greece, without a doubt one world's premier sport climbing destinations, celebrates 20 years of rock climbing holidays. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/kalymnos-20-years-of-rock-climbing-in-greece.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:01:54 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/aladaglar-turkey-first-repeat-of-nessuno-by-aktuyun-and-yalcin.html Aladaglar Turkey, first repeat of Nessuno by Aktuyun and Yalcın Zorbey Aktuyun reports about the first repeat of Nessuno (8a+, 470 m) carried out with Muammer Yalcın in the Aladaglar massif in Turkey. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/aladaglar-turkey-first-repeat-of-nessuno-by-aktuyun-and-yalcin.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 17 Sep 2017 18:21:35 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/bugaboos-spire-big-new-rock-climb-up-canadian-north-face.html Bugaboos Spire, big new rock climb up Canadian North Face Vlad Capusan reports about Tutti Frutti Summer Love (5.11+, A3, 17 pitches, 610m), the big new route climbed up the North Face of Bugaboos Spire in British Columbia, Canada together with Tom Schindfessel from 8 - 11 August 2017. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/bugaboos-spire-big-new-rock-climb-up-canadian-north-face.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 16 Sep 2017 17:57:25 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/beat-kammerlander-frees-kampfzone-a-rare-climbing-gem-in-the-ratikon.html Beat Kammerlander frees Kampfzone, a rare climbing gem in the Rätikon Interview with Austrian climber Beat Kammerlander after the first free ascent of his alpine sports climb Kampfzone (8c) in the Rätikon massif. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/beat-kammerlander-frees-kampfzone-a-rare-climbing-gem-in-the-ratikon.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 16 Sep 2017 11:39:13 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/chris-sharma-catches-his-big-fish-spectacular-and-difficult-new-deep-water-solo-at-mallorca.html Chris Sharma catches his Big Fish, spectacular and difficult new Deep Water Solo at Mallorca At Mallorca in Spain American rock climber Chris Sharma has made the first ascent of Big Fish, an extremely high Deep Water Solo (DWS) climb rated 8c+/9a. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/chris-sharma-catches-his-big-fish-spectacular-and-difficult-new-deep-water-solo-at-mallorca.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 16 Sep 2017 10:07:03 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/markus-pucher-on-aguja-guillaumet-in-patagonia-i-gave-it-everything.html Markus Pucher on Aguja Guillaumet in Patagonia: I gave it everything Austrian alpinist Markus Pucher talks about the first winter solo ascent of Aguja Guillaumet (2579 m), carried out in Patagonia on 8 September 2017. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/markus-pucher-on-aguja-guillaumet-in-patagonia-i-gave-it-everything.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 13 Sep 2017 17:43:04 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/anak-verhoeven-claims-9a-plus-first-female-ascent-at-pierrot-beach-in-france.html Anak Verhoeven claims 9a+ first female ascent at Pierrot Beach in France Belgium's Anak Verhoeven has made the first ascent of 'Sweet Neuf' at Pierrot Beach in France, a sports climb she believes is 9a+. Should the grade be confirmed, Verhoeven becomes only the second woman to have climbed 9a+ and the first to have freed a route of this difficulty. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/anak-verhoeven-claims-9a-plus-first-female-ascent-at-pierrot-beach-in-france.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 14 Sep 2017 09:52:41 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/larcher-and-marazzi-free-cosi-parlo-zarathustra-in-vallone-di-sea-italy.html Larcher and Marazzi free Così parlò Zarathustra in Vallone di Sea, Italy On 28 July 2017 Jacopo Larcher and Paolo Marazzi made the first free ascent of Così parlò Zarathustra, a A3 aid climb in Vallone di Sea established in 1983 by Isidoro Meneghin and Daniele Caneparo. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/larcher-and-marazzi-free-cosi-parlo-zarathustra-in-vallone-di-sea-italy.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 12 Sep 2017 14:56:47 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/patagonia-markus-pucher-claims-first-solo-winter-ascent-of-aguja-guillaumet.html Patagonia: Markus Pucher claims first solo winter ascent of Aguja Guillaumet On 8 September 2017 Austrian alpinist Markus Pucher made the first solo winter ascent of Aguja Guillaumet (Patagonia). http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/patagonia-markus-pucher-claims-first-solo-winter-ascent-of-aguja-guillaumet.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 14 Sep 2017 09:51:27 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/peru-spaniards-claim-two-new-climbs-and-one-first-free-ascent.html Spaniards claim two new climbs and one first free ascent in Peru The brothers Iker Pou and Eneko Pou, together with Manu Ponce and Pedro Galán, have made the first ascent of two new rock climbs in Peru: Yaku Mama (7a+ / 185 m) next to the Gocta Falls in Amazonia, and Zerain 8a / 860 m in the valley of Quebrada Rurec in Cordillera Blanca. In the same valley the four also made the first free of Qui Io Vado Ancora, the route put up in 2006 by the Italian Ragni di Lecco climbers. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/peru-spaniards-claim-two-new-climbs-and-one-first-free-ascent.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 10 Sep 2017 19:00:39 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/silvia-vidal-climbs-new-route-up-xanadu-west-face-in-alaska.html Sílvia Vidal climbs new route up Xanadu West face in Alaska From 5 to 21 July 2017 Catalan alpinist Sílvia Vidal made the solo first ascent of 'Un pas més' (A4 / A4+, 6a, 530 m) up the West Face of Xanadu (Arrigetch Peaks, Alaska). http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/silvia-vidal-climbs-new-route-up-xanadu-west-face-in-alaska.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 11 Sep 2017 09:12:22 +0200