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=41977 Sonnie Trotter discovers 1975, a new free climb in the Canadian Rockies Canadian climber Sonnie Trotter has made the first free ascent of the rock climb '1975' on Little Goat Mountain, Bow Valley, Canadian Rockies http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41977 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:45:04 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41974 Michel Piola interview: climbing on Mont Blanc, the search and the story that continues The fabulous world of Babette, or rather Mont Blanc's marvelous granite climbing, starting from Envers des Aiguilles. Interview with Michel Piola, one of the most prolific alpinists in the world who, in more than 30 years of activity, has left an indelible mark on climbing. His routes are considered priceless, thanks to their intrinsic beauty and the style of their first ascent, above all in the Mont Blanc massif where even today the climbs are considered an important test for all generations of alpinists. In this rare interview with Maurizio Oviglia, Piola talks about his climbing and his continuous search for unclimbed lines. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41974 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:34:43 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41973 Leopoldo Faria climbing at Cabo da Roca, Portugal The video of Leopoldo Faria climbing at Cabo da Roca, the westernmost tip of Portugal http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41973 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:48:11 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41971 Lead World Cup 2014: Jain Kim and Sachi Amma claim gold in Briançon Jain Kim from South Korea and Sachi Amma from Japan won the 25th edition of the ex Serre Chevalier Masters (now the Briançon World Cup), that came to a close with the beautiful semi-finals on Saturday evening, pushed forward to by a day in order to avoid Sunday's bad weather. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41971 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:10:19 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41970 Massi della Luna, bouldering in Alta Valle Gesso Claudia Colonia and Alessandro Penna introduce the bouldering area I Massi della Luna, Alta Valle Gesso (Cuneese Alps) within Italy's beautiful Maritime Alps Nature Park. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41970 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:36:54 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41969 Lead World Cup 2014 - Sachi Amma and Jain Kim win in Chamonix The second stage of the Lead World Cup 2014 was won at Chamonix on 12 July by Sachi Amma and Jain Kim. The third stage begins in Briançon today. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41969 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 19 Jul 2014 10:35:06 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41968 Rocklands trad climbing for James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini From 19 June to 9 July James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini travelled to South Africa to check out the trad climbing at Rocklands. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41968 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 19 Jul 2014 11:05:03 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41967 Monte Gallo: new rock climb in Sicily by Lukas Binder and Florian Hagspiel In December 2013 German climbers Lukas Binder and Florian Hagspiel made the first ascent of Freedom of Movement (7c, 200m), a new multi-pitch climb up Monte Gallo, Sicily http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41967 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 18 Jul 2014 10:23:36 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41966 Volx and Ceüse updates: Adam Ondra, Alexander Megos and Gabriele Moroni At Ceuse in France Alexander Megos has made the first ascent of Et dieu créa la Flemme 9a, while Gabriele Moroni has repeated Mr. Hyde 8c+. At Volx Adam Ondra has onsighted the classic Jean-Baptiste Tribout testpiece Superplafond 8c+ http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41966 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 20 Jul 2014 13:05:00 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41965 Campo Solagna, climbing on the slopes of Monte Grappa The beautiful crag Campo Solagna located on the slopes of Monte Grappa in the Venetian Alps, introduced by Mauro Dell'Antonia. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41965 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:10:14 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41963 Alexander Megos, interview after his ascent of Biographie at Ceüse Interview with German climber Alexander Megos after his recent one-day redpoint of Biographie 9a+ at Ceuse in France. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41963 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:19:39 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41962 Cycling and climbing the Dolomites - video The video of Ernesto Benfari & Christian Sega that documents their 2012 cycling and climbing journey through the Dolomites. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41962 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:05:15 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41961 Kalymnos: the new crag Prophitis Andreas and Space Walk, the island's easiest multi-pitch News update from Kalymnos, Greece: Prophitis Andreas, the new sector that promises to be one of the major new crags, and Space Walk, the easiest multi-pitch climb on the island put up by Adrian Berry and Gareth Parry. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41961 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:52:18 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41959 Baba Jaga, new aid climb up Pinnacolo di Maslana The report by Diego Pezzoli about the first ascent of Baba Jaga (V 6a A2+, 180m),a new aid climb up the Maslana pinnacle, above Valbondione, Italy. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41959 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:06:18 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41957 Cédric Lachat repeats Orbayo on the Naranjo de Bulnes On 9 July 2014 Cedric Lachat repeated Orbayu (8c, 510m) Naranjo de Bulnes, Picos de Europa, Spain. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41957 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:38:05 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41956 Discover Brenta Dolomites 2014 For summer 2014 the Dolomites Paganella APT (tourist board), the Molveno Holiday consortium and the Municipality of Molveno have organised a series of events related to the world of mountaineering and hiking, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first crossing of the Brenta Group. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41956 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:04:35 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41954 Welcome to Tijuana, new rock climb in Italy's Gola del Limarò In June 2014 Francesco Salvaterra and Nicola Calza made the first ascent of Welcome to Tijuana (180m 7a, 6b+ oblig), a new multi-pitch climb in the Gola del Limarò canyon close to Arco, Trentino - Alto Adige, Italy http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41954 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:03:57 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41953 Alexander Megos, Adam Ondra, Shauna Coxsey, Ashima Shiraishi: no gravity days During the last few days Alexander Megos has repeated Biographie 9a+ at Ceuse, Adam Ondra has onsighted the 9a TCT at Gravere in Italy, and both Ashima Shiraishi and Shauna Coxsey repeat an 8B+ boulder problem. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41953 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:20:23 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41952 XVI National Week of excursions It ended the XVI National Week of excursions organized by the CAI between the valleys of the Cadore and Cortina, in the province of Belluno from June 28 to July 6, 2014. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41952 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:45:52 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41950 Bouldering in Corsica Olivier Broussouloux and Laurence Guyon introduce the bouldering in Corsica, France. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41950 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:13:05 +0200