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    Miho Nonaka climbs Mr Hyde 8c+ at Céüse
    16.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Miho Nonaka climbs Mr Hyde 8c+ at Céüse

    Japanese competition climber Miho Nonaka has redpointed Mr Hyde at Ceuse in France. In doing so she has upped her game from 7c+ to 8c+ in one single go.

    Simon Gietl, Roger Schäli start North6 project with Cima Grande di Lavaredo and Pizzo Badile
    16.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Simon Gietl, Roger Schäli start North6 project with Cima Grande di Lavaredo and Pizzo Badile

    With the ascents of Cima Grande di Lavaredo in the Dolomites and Pizzo Badile in the Central Alps, Italian mountaineer Simon Gietl and his Swiss counterpart Roger Schäli have successfully started their North6 project which aims to climb the six most famous north faces of the Alps, traveling from one mountain to the other by bicycle.

    New Matterhorn South Face route by François Cazzanelli, Marco Farina, Francesco Ratti
    15.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    New Matterhorn South Face route by François Cazzanelli, Marco Farina, Francesco Ratti

    Italian alpinists François Cazzanelli, Marco Farina and Francesco Ratti have established L’amitié, a new route on the south face of the Matterhorn dedicated to Roberto Ferraris.

    Filip Babicz climbs Pizzo Badile North Ridge in 43 minutes
    14.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Filip Babicz climbs Pizzo Badile North Ridge in 43 minutes

    
On Friday 10 September 2021 Filip Babicz climbed the North Ridge of Pizzo Badile in 42 minutes and 52 seconds.



    Michaela Kiersch magical on Dreamcatcher at Squamish
    13.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Michaela Kiersch magical on Dreamcatcher at Squamish

    American climber Michaela Kiersch has repeated Dreamcatcher at Squamish, Canada.

    Città di Uruk in Val Sapin, climbing at the historic crag above Courmayeur in Italy
    13.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Città di Uruk in Val Sapin, climbing at the historic crag above Courmayeur in Italy

    Città di Uruk is a historic crag located in Val Sapin above Courmayeur in Italy. With over 30 climbs of all grades, this is reputed to be the best cliff in the entire Aosta Valley. This year the crag hosts the Tiro Lead competition, with € 1,000 prize money for the first male and female climbers who free the two routes.

    Solveig Korherr climbs La cabane au Canada, her first 9a at Rawyl in Switzerland
    12.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Solveig Korherr climbs La cabane au Canada, her first 9a at Rawyl in Switzerland

    German rock climber Solveig Korherr has climbed her first 9a, La cabane au Canada at Rawyl in Switzerland.

    Gianluca Vighetti (12) climbs TCT 9a at Gravere, Italy
    10.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Gianluca Vighetti (12) climbs TCT 9a at Gravere, Italy

    12-year old Gianluca Vighetti from Italy has repeated TCT, a 9a at Gravere freed by Stefano Ghisolfi in 2014.

    Dani Arnold climbs Petit Dru North Face speed solo
    09.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Dani Arnold climbs Petit Dru North Face speed solo

    On 15 August 2021 Dani Arnold made a solo ascent of the North Face of the Petit Dru (3733m) in the Mont Blanc massif, climbing the historic Allain-Leininger route (900m TD+) in just 1 hour, 43 minutes.

    The Nose, Lynn Hill and Jorg Verhoeven in Climbing Sparkling Moments
    08.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    The Nose, Lynn Hill and Jorg Verhoeven in Climbing Sparkling Moments

    Podcasts # 8 and # 9 of Climbing Sparkling Moments by La Sportiva explore Lynn Hill's historic first free ascent of The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite in 1993, and a rare repeat carried out by Jorg Verhoeven in 2014.

    Simon Gietl and Nicolas Hojac speed sextuple on Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Dolomites
    07.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Simon Gietl and Nicolas Hojac speed sextuple on Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Dolomites

    On 12 August 2021 on the Tre Cime di Lavaredo in the Dolomites, Italy, mountaineers Simon Gietl and Nicolas Hojac climbed Via Cassin and Spigolo Demuth on Cima Ovest, Via Comici - Dimai and Spigolo Dibona on Cima Grande, and Spigolo Giallo and via Innerkofler on Cima Piccola in a mere 18 hours.

    Paige Claassen seizes Dreamcatcher 9a in Squamish
    06.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Paige Claassen seizes Dreamcatcher 9a in Squamish

    American rock climber Paige Claassen has made the first female ascent of Dreamcatcher, the iconic 9a at Squamish in Canada first ascended by Chris Sharma in 2005.

    Papilio on Sass de Stria, Dolomites, climbed by Anna & Michal Coubal
    06.09.2021 di Michal Coubal in Alpinism

    Papilio on Sass de Stria, Dolomites, climbed by Anna & Michal Coubal

    Czech mountaineer Michal Coubal reports about his 4 August first ascent with his daughter Anna Coubalová of Papilio (VII+, 235m) up the SE Face of Sass de Stria (2477m) above Passo Valparola in the Dolomites.

    Janja Garnbret, Stefano Ghisolfi at Kranj win the Lead World Cup 2021!
    05.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Janja Garnbret, Stefano Ghisolfi at Kranj win the Lead World Cup 2021!

    The Lead Climbing World Cup was won yesterday at Kranj in Slovenia by Stefano Ghisolfi and Janja Garnbret. The last, decisive stage,was won by Masahiro Higuchi from Japan and by Garnbret who, after claiming gold in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, caps a season that has no equal.

    Sébastien Bouin vs the class climbing at Cimaï in France
    05.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Sébastien Bouin vs the class climbing at Cimaï in France

    
The video of French climber Seb Bouin at the historic crag Cimaï in southern France.

    Lead World Cup 2021 live from Kranj in Slovenia
    04.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Lead World Cup 2021 live from Kranj in Slovenia

    Kranj in Slovenia is currently hosting the fifth and final stage of the sport climbing Lead World Cup 2021. Live streaming today from today’s action with the semifinals at 09.00, the finals at 18.00 CET.

    Siebe Vanhee controls Project Fear on Cima Ovest di Lavaredo in Dolomites
    03.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Siebe Vanhee controls Project Fear on Cima Ovest di Lavaredo in Dolomites

    Belgian rock climber Siebe Vanhee reports about his repeat of Project Fear on the North Face of Cima Ovest di Lavaredo in Dolomites.

    Jernej Kruder repeats Piz dal Nas on Titlis in Switzerland
    02.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Jernej Kruder repeats Piz dal Nas on Titlis in Switzerland

    Jernej Kruder from Slovenia, climbing with Marco Jube has repeated Piz dal Nas on the North Face of Titlis in Switzerland. The 480m 8b was freed in 2010 by Matthias Trottmann.

    Jonas Schild, Fred Nicole and Bain de Sang in Switzerland
    01.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Jonas Schild, Fred Nicole and Bain de Sang in Switzerland

    The video of Jonas Schild climbing Bain de Sang, featuring the first ascensionist Fred Nicole who also explains the reason behind the name of the legendary climb at Saint Loup in Switzerland.



    Juho Knuuttila, Misha Mishin climb Storskiva on Lofoten's Moskensøya Island in Norway
    31.08.2021 di Juho Knuuttila in Alpinism

    Juho Knuuttila, Misha Mishin climb Storskiva on Lofoten's Moskensøya Island in Norway

    Juho Knuuttila (26) from Finland and Misha Mishin (27) from Russia have established Ørneeggen, the first climb up the West Face of Mt. Storskiva (848m) on the island of Moskensøya off the Lofoten islands in Norway. Knuuttila reports about the 'true adventure climbing' they experienced in August 2021.

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