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/climbing/c-etait-demain-the-first-8a-boulder-problem-in-fontainebleau.html C'était demain, the first 8A boulder problem in Fontainebleau The series The Classics | Boulder introduces C'était demain, the famous first 8A boulder problem at Fontainebleau in France. Jakob Schubert and Anna Stöhr attempt to repeat the bloc first climbed in the cradle of bouldering by French climbing champion Jacky Godoffe back in 1984. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/c-etait-demain-the-first-8a-boulder-problem-in-fontainebleau.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:06:05 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/dent-blanche-and-wandfluegrat-the-normal-south-ridge-route.html Dent Blanche and Wandfluegrat, the normal South Ridge route Mountaineering in Switzerland: Italian mountain guide Alberto De Giuli introduces the famous Wandfluegrat, also referred to as the Dent Blanche South Ridge (4357m), the classic alpine ridge high above Val d'Herens in Switzerland’s canton Valais. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/dent-blanche-and-wandfluegrat-the-normal-south-ridge-route.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:43:08 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/interviews/aaron-durogati-and-the-unmissable-ever-changing-air-of-red-bull-x-alps-2017.html Aaron Durogati and the unmissable, ever-changing air of Red Bull X-Alps 2017 Interview with paragliding champion Aaron Durogati who on 2 July will lift off from Salzburg in Austria and take part in his third Red Bull X-Alps, the 1100km race by paraglider or on foot across the Alps all the way to Monte Carlo. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/interviews/aaron-durogati-and-the-unmissable-ever-changing-air-of-red-bull-x-alps-2017.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:23:10 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/chris-sharma-climbs-huge-pont-d-arc-deep-water-solo.html Chris Sharma climbs huge Pont d’Arc Deep Water Solo American rock climber Chris Sharma has made the first ascent of a circa 30m high deep water solo climb on Pont d’Arc, Ardèche, France. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/chris-sharma-climbs-huge-pont-d-arc-deep-water-solo.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:26:35 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/ghisolfi-puccio-leslie-wujastyk-and-chanourdie-women-climbing-galore.html Ghisolfi, Puccio, Leslie-Wujastyk and Chanourdie: women’s climbing galore A brief roundup of the latest sport climbing and bouldering sends carried out by Claudia Ghisolfi, Alex Puccio, Mina Leslie-Wujastyk, Katrin Gründler and Julia Chanourdie. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/ghisolfi-puccio-leslie-wujastyk-and-chanourdie-women-climbing-galore.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 19 Jun 2017 20:09:47 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/paul-pritchard-lowest-to-highest-in-australia-crowdfunding-campaign.html Paul Pritchard: Lowest to Highest in Australia crowdfunding campaign A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to finance a film documenting a team of five disabled friends as they make the never previously attempted journey from the lowest to the highest point in Australia. In September 2017 Paul Pritchard, Duncan Meerding, Conrad Wainsboroug, Walter van Praag and Daniel Kojta will travel more than 2000km from Kati Thanda (-15m) to Mount Kosciuszko (2228m). http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/paul-pritchard-lowest-to-highest-in-australia-crowdfunding-campaign.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:26:00 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/a-birds-eye-view-of-yosemite-valley.html A Bird's Eye View of Yosemite Valley The video clip filmed by Luis Manzaneda with his drone of El Capitan, Half Dome and the Yosemite Valley, USA. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/a-birds-eye-view-of-yosemite-valley.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 17 Jun 2017 20:04:38 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/why-alex-honnold-free-solo-of-el-cap-scared-me-by-tommy-caldwell.html Why Alex Honnold's Free Solo of El Cap Scared Me. By Tommy Caldwell We have kindly received permission by both Outside Magazine and Tommy Caldwell to republish Caldwell's article about Alex Honnold and his incredible first free solo of El Capitan (Yosemite Valley, USA) via the climb Freerider. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/why-alex-honnold-free-solo-of-el-cap-scared-me-by-tommy-caldwell.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 16 Jun 2017 19:42:22 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/trad-climbing-video-james-pearson-climbs-le-voyage-at-annot.html Trad climbing video: James Pearson climbs Le Voyage at Annot The video of British climber James Pearson and his first ascent of Le Voyage, a trad climb at Annot that checks is as one of the hardest single pitch pure trad routes in France. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/trad-climbing-video-james-pearson-climbs-le-voyage-at-annot.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 16 Jun 2017 13:58:58 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/yosemite-misty-wall-first-free-ascent-by-sasha-digiulian-and-jon-cardwell.html Yosemite Misty Wall first free ascent by Sasha DiGiulian and Jon Cardwell On 27 May 2017 Sasha DiGiulian and Jon Cardwell made the first free ascent of Misty Wall up the west Face of Sentinel in Yosemite, USA. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/yosemite-misty-wall-first-free-ascent-by-sasha-digiulian-and-jon-cardwell.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 15 Jun 2017 21:01:14 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/first-ascent-the-kunyang-chhish-east-film-featuring-simon-anthamatten-matthias-and-hansjorg-auer.html First Ascent, the Kunyang Chhish East film featuring Simon Anthamatten, Matthias and Hansjörg Auer The film First Ascent is now available on demand, documenting Austria’s Hansjörg Auer and Matthias Auer and Switzerland’s Simon Anthamatten climbing the hitherto virgin Kunyang Chhish East in Karakoram (Pakistan) in July 2013. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/first-ascent-the-kunyang-chhish-east-film-featuring-simon-anthamatten-matthias-and-hansjorg-auer.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 15 Jun 2017 12:16:21 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/rivoluzione-mauro-dell-antonia-claims-lumignano-first-9a.html Rivoluzione, Mauro Dell’Antonia claims Lumignano's first 9a Sport climbing: the report by Mauro Dell'Antonia who last May at Lumignano (Italy) made the first ascent of ‘Rivoluzione’ . The 51-year-old Venetian climber has suggested 9a and, should this be confirmed, then this would make the climb the hardest at this historical crag. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/rivoluzione-mauro-dell-antonia-claims-lumignano-first-9a.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 15 Jun 2017 11:47:50 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/tempi-moderni-on-marmolada-a-young-adventure-in-the-dolomites.html Tempi Moderni on Marmolada, a young adventure in the Dolomites 18-year-old Marco Cordin's retraces his recent repeat, together with the 16-year-old Pietro Garzon, of Tempi Moderni up the South Face of Marmolada. First climbed in 1982 by Heinz Mariacher and Luisa Iovane, this is one of the most famous rock climbs in the Dolomites. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/tempi-moderni-on-marmolada-a-young-adventure-in-the-dolomites.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 14 Jun 2017 09:32:23 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/ticket-crack-the-crack-climbing-masterpiece-in-belgium.html Ticket crack - the crack climbing masterpiece Urban climbing in Belgium: Sébastien Berthe, Florian Delcoigne, Pierre Mertens, Pablo Recourt and Loic Debry attempt 'The Ticket Crack' at Groenendael railway station close to Brussels. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/ticket-crack-the-crack-climbing-masterpiece-in-belgium.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 12 Jun 2017 09:58:20 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/vail-victories-for-jongwon-chon-and-shauna-coxsey.html Vail victories for Jongwon Chon and Shauna Coxsey The fifth stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2017 was won on Saturday 10 June in Vail, Colorado, USA by South Korea’s Jongwon Chon and by Britain’s Shauna Coxsey. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/vail-victories-for-jongwon-chon-and-shauna-coxsey.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 11 Jun 2017 16:33:06 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/bouldering-world-cup-2017-vail-live.html Bouldering World Cup 2017: Vail live The Bouldering World Cup 2017 continues with the fifth stage in Vail, USA. The Semifinals begin at 18:00 CET, while the finals take place at 00:30. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/competitions/bouldering-world-cup-2017-vail-live.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 10 Jun 2017 11:57:29 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/midnight-lightning-the-legendary-boulder-problem-in-yosemite.html Midnight Lightning, the legendary boulder problem in Yosemite The video of David Sjöquist climbing Midnight Lightning in Yosemite, USA, one of the most famous boulder problems in the world first climbed in 1978 by Ron Kauk. The first episode of the series The Classics | Boulder. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/midnight-lightning-the-legendary-boulder-problem-in-yosemite.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:07:24 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/el-capitan-peter-zabrok-and-sean-warren-make-long-awaited-first-repeat-of-adrift-in-yosemite.html El Capitan: Peter Zabrok and Sean Warren make long-awaited first repeat of Adrift in Yosemite American rock climber Peter Zabrok and Britain's Sean Warren have made the long-awaited first repeat of Adrift, the difficult big wall aid climb up the SE Face of El Capitan first ascended in early 1994 by Steve Quinlan and Paul Pritchard. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/el-capitan-peter-zabrok-and-sean-warren-make-long-awaited-first-repeat-of-adrift-in-yosemite.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 14 Jun 2017 10:32:36 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/jorg-verhoeven-and-the-life-saving-climbing-helmet.html Jorg Verhoeven and the life saving climbing helmet The video of Dutch rock climber Jorg Verhoeven as he falls headfirst off a trad climb in Colorado, USA and is saved by his climbing helmet. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/jorg-verhoeven-and-the-life-saving-climbing-helmet.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 08 Jun 2017 09:08:14 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/alex-honnold-first-video-of-freerider-free-solo-up-el-capitan.html Alex Honnold: first video of Freerider free solo up El Capitan The first video of Alex Honnold’s free solo ascent of Freerider on El Capitan, Yosemite, carried out by the American climbs on 3 June 2017. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/alex-honnold-first-video-of-freerider-free-solo-up-el-capitan.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 06 Jun 2017 17:53:37 +0200