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    Simone Pedeferri - behind the scenes of Melloblocco 2014
    10.04.2014 by Planetmountain in Interviews

    Simone Pedeferri - behind the scenes of Melloblocco 2014

    Interview with Simone Pedeferri, the man who leads the group of route setters who unearth and prepare the new problems and areas for the Melloblocco bouldering event in Val di Mello - Val Masino, Italy.

    Bernardo Gimenez photography interview. Observing the mountains #2
    10.04.2014 by Planetmountain in Interviews

    Bernardo Gimenez photography interview. Observing the mountains #2

    Interview with Argentine photographer Bernardo Gimenez who has made the mountains, rock climbing and alpinism are his favourite photo set. By Marco Ferrario.

    Hervé Barmasse, interview after the first winter enchainment of the 4 Matterhorn ridges

    Hervé Barmasse, interview after the first winter enchainment of the 4 Matterhorn ridges

    On Thursday 13 March Hervé Barmasse made the first winter solo enchainment of the four Matterhorn ridges in winter, as well as the first winter solo ascent of the Furggen Ridge via the overhangs. The interview.

    Coffee break #0
    28.03.2014 by Daniela Zangrando in Interviews

    Coffee break #0

    The numerous facets of alpinism, that go beyond mountaineering, encountered when you lease expect it. The first act by Daniela Zangrando with her Coffee break, a space to let thoughts and fantasies fluctuate within these free moments of rest.

    Erri De Luca interview. Observing the mountains #1
    14.03.2014 by Marco Ferrario in Interviews

    Erri De Luca interview. Observing the mountains #1

    Interview with Erri De Luca about his particular way of observing the mountains, from climbing to alpinism. By Marco Ferrario.

    Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold: the great Fitz Roy traverse interview
    24.02.2014 by Planetmountain in Interviews

    Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold: the great Fitz Roy traverse interview

    Interview with Americans Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold who from 12 - 16 February 2014 carried out the coveted first traverse of the major ridge line of Fitz Roy in Patagonia.

    Adam Ondra, interview after First Round First Minute repeat at Margalef
    04.02.2014 by Planetmountain in Interviews

    Adam Ondra, interview after First Round First Minute repeat at Margalef

    Interview with Adam Ondra after his repeat of First Round First Minute, the 9b sport climb freed by Chris Sharma at Margalef, Spain.

    Alex Honnold and the El Sendero Luminoso interview
    21.01.2014 by Planetmountain in Interviews

    Alex Honnold and the El Sendero Luminoso interview

    Interview with American rock climber Alex Honnold who on 14 January soloed El Sendero Luminoso (7b+, 500m) up El Toro, Potrero Chico, Mexico.

    James Pearson, the Is not always Pasqua climbing interview
    10.01.2014 by Planetmountain in Interviews

    James Pearson, the Is not always Pasqua climbing interview

    Interview with James Pearson after the first ground-up repeat of Is not always Pasqua E9 at Collina di Interprete (Monti Sibillini, Marche, Italy) and the first ascent of Pazienza E8 7a.

    Adam Ondra and Vasil Vasil, the third 9b+ interview
    06.12.2013 by Nicholas Hobley in Interviews

    Adam Ondra and Vasil Vasil, the third 9b+ interview

    Interview with Czech climber Adam Ondra after his first ascent of Vasil Vasil 9b+ at Sloup in the Czech Republic. This is Ondra's third 9b+ after Change and La Dura Dura.

    Ueli Steck, Annapurna, alpinism and solo ascents: video interview by Hervè Barmasse
    27.11.2013 by Planetmountain in Interviews

    Ueli Steck, Annapurna, alpinism and solo ascents: video interview by Hervè Barmasse

    Video interview with Ueli Steck, conducted by Hervè Barmasse, after the historic solo ascent of the Annapurna South Face (8091m, Himalaya, Nepal) on 9 October 2013.

    New route up Monte Sarmiento East: the second after this historic 1956 first ascent by Mauri and Maffei
    27.09.2013 by Planetmountain in Interviews

    New route up Monte Sarmiento East: the second after this historic 1956 first ascent by Mauri and Maffei

    Interview with Chilean alpinist Camilo Rada after the first ascent, carried out with Natalia Martinez from Argentina, of a new route up the North Face of Monte Sarmiento in Patagonia. Suerte de Sarmiento is only the second route to the East summit after the first ascent carried out by Clemente Maffei and Carlo Mauri in 1956.

    Great Trango Tower: Raganowicz and Tomaszewski climb Bushido
    20.09.2013 by Planetmountain in Interviews

    Great Trango Tower: Raganowicz and Tomaszewski climb Bushido

    Interview with Polish alpinist Marek Raganowicz who talks about the new big wall Bushido (VII– A4 VII+), established together with Marcin Tomaszewski up Great Trango Tower, Karakorum, Pakistan.

    Mina Markovic, the Arco Rock Master interview
    18.09.2013 by Planetmountain in Interviews

    Mina Markovic, the Arco Rock Master interview

    Interview with Slovenian athlete Mina Markovic who won her first Arco Rock Master title on 8 September 2013

    Angela Eiter, 10 years as the champion of climbing competitions
    16.09.2013 by Planetmountain in Interviews

    Angela Eiter, 10 years as the champion of climbing competitions

    Interview with Angela Eiter, the queen of climbing competitions who recently bid her official farewell to the world of competitions.

    Hansjörg Auer and Simon Anthamatten, the interview after Kunyang Chhish East
    23.08.2013 by Planetmountain in Interviews

    Hansjörg Auer and Simon Anthamatten, the interview after Kunyang Chhish East

    Interview with Hansjörg Auer and Simon Anthamatten after the historic first ascent of Kunyang Chhish East, Karakorum, Pakistan, carried out in July 2013 together with Matthias Auer up the formidable SW Face.

    Patrick Gabarrou, an interview with the great alpinist and Mont Blanc connaisseur
    19.08.2013 by Planetmountain in Interviews

    Patrick Gabarrou, an interview with the great alpinist and Mont Blanc connaisseur

    Patrick Gabarrou was born in 1951 close to Paris in France and the routes first climbed by this alpinist, philosopher and mountain guide are integral parts of the history of Mont Blanc. The following interview was carried out by don Daniele D'Elia and Ronald Gumiel during the recent series of evening talks entitled "Passione Verticale" at the Jardin de l'Ange in Courmayeur, Italy.

    Kenton Cool, interview after enchaining Nuptse, Everest and Lhotse
    12.06.2013 by Planetmountain in Interviews

    Kenton Cool, interview after enchaining Nuptse, Everest and Lhotse

    Interview with Englishman Kenton Cool after his ascent of Nuptse, Everest and Lhotse carried out between 18 and 20 May. The detailed account of this Himalayan triple and his point of view, as a mountain guide, about commerical expeditions and the crowds on Everest.

    Colonne d'Ercole, Civetta Punta Tissi, interview with Alessandro Baù
    20.05.2013 by Planetmountain in Interviews

    Colonne d'Ercole, Civetta Punta Tissi, interview with Alessandro Baù

    Interview with Alessandro Bau about the massive new route first ascended and then freed up Punta Tissi (NW face of Civetta, Dolomites) together with Alessandro Beber and Nicola Tondini.

    Everest, interview with Simone Moro after the attack at 7200m

    Everest, interview with Simone Moro after the attack at 7200m

    We briefly talked with Simone Moro, currently at Everest Base Camp after he, Ueli Steck and Jon Griffith were attacked at 7200m on their way to Camp 3 on Everest. Here is his account of this incredible, terrifying incident which will require time to understand and comprehend.

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