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    Arco Rock Star / The international climbing photography contest 2019
    20.01.2019 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Arco Rock Star / The international climbing photography contest 2019

    From 10 to 12 May 2019 Arco, Italy will host the Adventure Awards Days and also the fourth international climbing photography contest Arco Rock Star. Professional and amateur photographers

    Charles Albert at Fontainebleau climbs world's second 9A boulder problem
    19.01.2019 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Charles Albert at Fontainebleau climbs world's second 9A boulder problem

    At Fontainebleau in France Charles Albert, climbing barefoot, has established No Kapote Only, a boulder problem he believes to be 9A. This is only the second boulder in the world graded 9A, after Burden of Dreams freed by Nalle Hukkataival in 2016 in Finland.

    Lo Specchio, rock climbing close to Verona
    15.01.2019 di Andrea Simonini in Climbing

    Lo Specchio, rock climbing close to Verona

    Andrea Simonini introduces the crag Lo Specchio in Val d'Adige, close to Verona, Italy. 13 sports climbs from 6b + to 8a+.

    Federica Mingolla / Video of Aiguille Croux climb in Mont Blanc massif
    10.01.2019 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Federica Mingolla / Video of Aiguille Croux climb in Mont Blanc massif

    The video of Federica Mingolla and Gabriele Carrara making the first ascent of L'isola che non c’è, the rock climb established in summer 2018 up Aiguille Croux in the Mont Blanc massif.

    Alexander Huber rope-solo first ascent of Mauerläufer 8b+ up Waidringer Steinplatte in Austria
    09.01.2019 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Alexander Huber rope-solo first ascent of Mauerläufer 8b+ up Waidringer Steinplatte in Austria

    Climbing alone and ground-up, last spring German alpinist Alexander Huber made the first ascent of Mauerläufer (200m, 8b+) up Waidringer Steinplatte in Austria.

    Laura Rogora, Marcello Bombardi, Stefano Carnati, Marco Zanone… climbing a muerte in Spain
    08.01.2019 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Laura Rogora, Marcello Bombardi, Stefano Carnati, Marco Zanone… climbing a muerte in Spain

    Roundup of recent redpoints at Margalef, Siurana and Perles in Spain by the Italian climbers Laura Rogora, Marcello Bombardi, Stefano Carnati and Marco Zanone. In addition, noteworthy attempts at Saint Loup in Switzerland by Riccardo Scarian and Alessandro Zeni.

    No country for old bolts - Nina Caprez & Cédric Lachat climbing at Rocher Crespin
    06.01.2019 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    No country for old bolts - Nina Caprez & Cédric Lachat climbing at Rocher Crespin

    The film No country for old bolts, featuring Nina Caprez and Cédric Lachat climbing at Rocher Crespin in France.

    Jakub Konečný climbs Catxasa at Santa Linya, his first 9a+
    05.01.2019 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Jakub Konečný climbs Catxasa at Santa Linya, his first 9a+

    On 31/12/2018 at Santa Linya in Spain the 19-year-old Czech climber Jakub Konečný redpointed Catxasa, his first 9a+ sports climb.

    New Zion aid route climbed by Paul Gagner, Ryan Kempf
    03.01.2019 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    New Zion aid route climbed by Paul Gagner, Ryan Kempf

    Climbing in Zion National Park, USA: in November 2018 Paul Gagner and Ryan Kempf made the first ascent of Museum Piece (V 5.8 A4), a new aid climb up the Angelino Wall.

    Jernej Kruder climbs Croatia’s hardest, Dugi rat at Omiš
    02.01.2019 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Jernej Kruder climbs Croatia’s hardest, Dugi rat at Omiš

    On 31/12/2018 Slovenian climber Jernej Kruder made the first ascent of Dugi rat at the crag Vrulja close to Omiš in Croatia. Graded 9a+, this is now the hardest sport climb in the country.

    Sardinia sport climbing: the new guidebook to Domusnovas
    01.01.2019 di Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

    Sardinia sport climbing: the new guidebook to Domusnovas

    Maurizio Oviglia introduces the new climbing guidebook to Domusnovas, in the south-west of Sardinia, one of the 'historic' sport climbing areas on the Italian island.

    Jakob Schubert makes first repeat of Neanderthal, Chris Sharma 9b at Santa Linya
    29.12.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Jakob Schubert makes first repeat of Neanderthal, Chris Sharma 9b at Santa Linya

    Austrian climber Jakob Schubert has made the first repeat of Neanderthal, the 9b sports climb put up by Chris Sharma in 2009 at the Santa Linya in Spain.

    Lorenzo Puri climbs 100 boulder problems 8A and harder
    27.12.2018 di Planetmountain in Interviews

    Lorenzo Puri climbs 100 boulder problems 8A and harder

    Interview with the 23-year-old Italian climber Lorenzo Puri, who recently climbed his 100th boulder problem graded 8A or harder.

    Giorgia Tesio and Simone Raina send Fortunadrago, historic 8B boulder problem at Varazze
    24.12.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Giorgia Tesio and Simone Raina send Fortunadrago, historic 8B boulder problem at Varazze

    At Varazze (Italy) Giorgia Tesio climbed her first 8B boulder problem, Fortunadrago. Repeated on the same day by Simone Raina, this historic bloc was the first 8B in the area, freed by local Christian Core.

    Fabian Buhl, Alexander Huber climb Choktoi Ri in Karakorum, Pakistan
    22.12.2018 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Fabian Buhl, Alexander Huber climb Choktoi Ri in Karakorum, Pakistan

    The video of the ascent of the stunning ridge up Choktoi Ri 6166m in Pakistan’s Karakorum, first climbed in summer 2018 by Fabian Buhl and Alexander Huber. The 2200m route is called The Big Easy.

    Gabriele Moroni is Off The Wagon in Valle Bavona
    20.12.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Gabriele Moroni is Off The Wagon in Valle Bavona

    Italian rock climber Gabriele Moroni has repeated Off the Wagon, the famous boulder problem graded 8B+ in Valle Bavona, Switzerland.

    Iker Pou at Margalef frees Artaburu, his hardest climb ever
    19.12.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Iker Pou at Margalef frees Artaburu, his hardest climb ever

    At Margalef in Spain, Basque climber Iker Pou has made the first ascent of Artaburu, his hardest sport climb to date.

    Dawn Wall El Capitan, behind the scenes of the Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson masterpiece
    19.12.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Dawn Wall El Capitan, behind the scenes of the Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson masterpiece

    Behind The Scenes Of The Dawn Wall Film that documents the first free ascent of the most difficult big wall climb in the world, completed in January 2015 by Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson.

    Daniel Woods sending Box Therapy in Rocky Mountains
    16.12.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Daniel Woods sending Box Therapy in Rocky Mountains

    The video of American climber Daniel Woods has made the first ascent of Box Therapy, an 8C+ boulder problem in the Rocky Mountain National Park, USA.

    Wafaa Amer claims Hyaena, historic Andrea Gallo testpiece at Finale, Italy
    16.12.2018 di Wafaa Amer in Climbing

    Wafaa Amer claims Hyaena, historic Andrea Gallo testpiece at Finale, Italy

    Egyptian rock climber Wafaa Amer report about her repeat of Hyaena, the milestone in Italian sports climbing freed by Andrea Gallo in 1986 at Finale Ligure.

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