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  • 24.05.2022 More than a route, Lena Müller's new climbing direction

    More than a route, Lena Müller's new climbing direction

    The short film 'More than a route' by Tom Dauer which portrays the ecologist and climber Lena Müller and her decision to embark on a new route: climbing with sustainable means that involves giving up the use of the car.

  • 22.05.2022 David Göttler summits Everest without supplementary oxygen

    David Göttler summits Everest without supplementary oxygen

    On 21 May 2022, 43-year-old German alpinist David Göttler reached the summit of Everest without supplementary oxygen. This is is sixth 8000er, after Gasherbrum II, Broad Peak, Dhaulagiri, Lhotse and Makalu.

  • 18.05.2022 Jugal Spire in Nepal climbed by Tim Miller, Paul Ramsden

    Jugal Spire in Nepal climbed by Tim Miller, Paul Ramsden

    Interview with British mountaineer Paul Ramsden who with Tim Miller completed an alpine style first ascent of The Phantom Line (1200m, ED+) up the north face of a previously unclimbed and unnamed 6563m peak now called Jugal Spire in the Jugal Himal region of Nepal

  • 13.05.2022 Andrea Lanfri, Luca Montanari summit Everest

    Andrea Lanfri, Luca Montanari summit Everest

    At 05:40 local time the paralympic athlete Andrea Lanfri and his mountain guide Luca Montanari reached the summit of Everest. Both are currently resting at Camp 4 at the South Col

    More than a route, Lena Müller's new climbing direction
    24.05.2022 by Planetmountain in Environment

    More than a route, Lena Müller's new climbing direction

    The short film 'More than a route' by Tom Dauer which portrays the ecologist and climber Lena Müller and her decision to embark on a new route: climbing with sustainable means that involves giving up the use of the car.

    David Göttler summits Everest without supplementary oxygen
    22.05.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    David Göttler summits Everest without supplementary oxygen

    On 21 May 2022, 43-year-old German alpinist David Göttler reached the summit of Everest without supplementary oxygen. This is is sixth 8000er, after Gasherbrum II, Broad Peak, Dhaulagiri, Lhotse and Makalu.

    Jugal Spire in Nepal climbed by Tim Miller, Paul Ramsden
    18.05.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Jugal Spire in Nepal climbed by Tim Miller, Paul Ramsden

    Interview with British mountaineer Paul Ramsden who with Tim Miller completed an alpine style first ascent of The Phantom Line (1200m, ED+) up the north face of a previously unclimbed and unnamed 6563m peak now called Jugal Spire in the Jugal Himal region of Nepal

    Andrea Lanfri, Luca Montanari summit Everest
    13.05.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Andrea Lanfri, Luca Montanari summit Everest

    At 05:40 local time the paralympic athlete Andrea Lanfri and his mountain guide Luca Montanari reached the summit of Everest. Both are currently resting at Camp 4 at the South Col

    Baffin Island Polar Moon, big first ski descent by Brette Harrington, Christina Lustenberger

    Baffin Island Polar Moon, big first ski descent by Brette Harrington, Christina Lustenberger

    On 4 May 2022 Brette Harrington and Christina Lustenberger made the first ski descent of Polar Moon (1200m, 45°) on Walker Arm, Baffin Island

    New winter climb on Cima Immink, Pale di San Martino, Dolomites
    10.05.2022 by Marco Longo in Alpinism

    New winter climb on Cima Immink, Pale di San Martino, Dolomites

    Marco Longo reports about the first ascent, with Pietro Simon, of Scivolo del Riky on Cima Immink, Pale di San Martino, Dolomites. The winter route was dedicated to Riccardo Simon, Pietro's father

    Changabang West Wall repeated after 46 years by Daniel Joll, Kim Ladiges, Matthew Scholes
    09.05.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Changabang West Wall repeated after 46 years by Daniel Joll, Kim Ladiges, Matthew Scholes

    Kim Ladiges and Matthew Scholes from Australia and Daniel Joll from New Zealand have made the coveted second ascent of the West Wall of Changabang (6880m) in India, first climbed by British mountaineers Peter Boardman and Joe Tasker in 1976.

    Senja Island Ulvetanna North Ridge in Norway climbed by Simon Richardson, Mark Robson
    04.05.2022 by Simon Richardson in Alpinism

    Senja Island Ulvetanna North Ridge in Norway climbed by Simon Richardson, Mark Robson

    Simon Richardson reports about the first ascent of the North Ridge of Ulvetanna on Senja Island in Norway, climbed on 23 April 2022 with Mark Robson. This is possibly only the second ascent of the mountain.

    Andrea Lanfri and Luca Montanari complete Everest acclimatisation
    02.05.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Andrea Lanfri and Luca Montanari complete Everest acclimatisation

    Italian mountaineers Andrea Lanfri and Luca Montanari have completed their acclimatisation process on Everest. After spending a night at Camp 3 at 7200m, they are currently resting in base camp. Lanfri, a paralympic athlete, is hoping to summit after 7 May.

    Resurrection on Pointe de l’Androsace by Gosia Jurewicz, Józek Soszyńsk

    29.04.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Resurrection on Pointe de l’Androsace by Gosia Jurewicz, Józek Soszyńsk


    Polish alpinists Gosia Jurewicz, Józek Soszyńsk have established Resurrection, a new mixed climb on the NE Face of Pointe de l’Androsace in the Mont Blanc massif.

    Benjamin Lieber solos Moose's Tooth in Alaska
    27.04.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Benjamin Lieber solos Moose's Tooth in Alaska

    On 14/04/2022 American alpinist Benjamin Lieber has made a solo ascent of Moose's Tooth in Alaska, via the classic Ham & Eggs Couloir

    Greg Boswell adds great late winter climbs to Scotland
    16.04.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Greg Boswell adds great late winter climbs to Scotland

    Scottish mountaineer Greg Boswell has made the first ascent of two interesting winter climbs: The Reckoning at An Teallach with Guy Robertson and Fear of the Unknown at Coire an Lochain with Jamie Skelton

    Smooth Criminal uncovered in Floitental, Austria by Johannes Kehrer, Martin Sieberer
    15.04.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Smooth Criminal uncovered in Floitental, Austria by Johannes Kehrer, Martin Sieberer

    Johannes Kehrer and Martin Sieberer have made the first ascent of Smooth Criminal (M9/WI7-/150m), a testing mixed climb established in the Floitental in Austria.

    Riders on the Storm at Torres del Paine in Patagonia: the 2017 attempt of Brette Harrington, Mayan Smith-Gobat, Drew Smith
    12.04.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Riders on the Storm at Torres del Paine in Patagonia: the 2017 attempt of Brette Harrington, Mayan Smith-Gobat, Drew Smith

    The video of Brette Harrington, Mayan Smith-Gobat and Drew Smith in 2017 attempting to make the first free ascent of Riders on the Storm, the world famous big wall on Torre Central in the Torres del Paine massif in Patagonia.

    Watch Márek Holeček, Radoslav Groh establish Heavenly Trap on Baruntse
    08.04.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Watch Márek Holeček, Radoslav Groh establish Heavenly Trap on Baruntse

    The video of Czech mountaineers Márek Holeček and Radoslav Groh making the first ascent of Heavenly Trap on the West Face of Baruntse (7129m) in Nepal in 2021.

    Simon Messner, Martin Sieberer establish Goodbye Innsbrooklyn in Valsertal, Austria
    06.04.2022 by Simon Messner in Alpinism

    Simon Messner, Martin Sieberer establish Goodbye Innsbrooklyn in Valsertal, Austria

    The report by Simon Messner who at the end of March with Martin Sieberer made the first ascent of Goodbye Innsbrooklyn, a difficult mixed climb up the North Face of Schrammacher in the Valsertal, Austria.

    Golgotha East Face climbed in Alaska's Revelation Mountains by Clint Helander, Andres Marin
    05.04.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Golgotha East Face climbed in Alaska's Revelation Mountains by Clint Helander, Andres Marin

    From 23-25 March 2022 Clint Helander and Andres Marin completed the first ascent of 'The Shaft of the Abyss' (VI AI5R M5 90° Snow A0 ca. 4,000’), a huge new mixed climb up the east face of awe-inspiring Mt. Golgotha in the Revelation Mountains of Alaska.

    Goulotte Desperados climbed on Tour Ronde, Mont Blanc, by Niccolò Bruni, Gianluca Marra
    04.04.2022 by Gianluca Marra in Alpinism

    Goulotte Desperados climbed on Tour Ronde, Mont Blanc, by Niccolò Bruni, Gianluca Marra

    The report by Courmayeur mountain guide Gianluca Marra who, with his colleague Niccolò Bruni, has established Goulotte Desperados, a new mixed climb on that climbs the Col Occidental de la Tour Ronde in the Mont Blanc massif.

    Pizzo Badile British route climbed in winter by Silvan Schüpbach, Peter von Känel
    01.04.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Pizzo Badile British route climbed in winter by Silvan Schüpbach, Peter von Känel

    On Pizzo Badile in Italy Swiss alpinists Peter von Känel and Silvan Schüpbach have made a winter ascent of the British route, first ascended in 1968 by Mike Kosterlitz and Dick Isherwood.

    Andrea Lanfri and his Everest objective
    30.03.2022 by Andrea Lanfri in Interviews

    Andrea Lanfri and his Everest objective

    

Interview with Andrea Lanfri, the Paralympic athlete and mountaineer from Lucca recently arrived in Nepal with mountain guide Luca Montanari to attempt to climb Everest

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