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    Anna Stöhr world champion climber retires from bouldering competitions
    16.07.2018 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Anna Stöhr world champion climber retires from bouldering competitions

    Austrian athlete Anna Stöhr has officially announced her retirement for bouldering competitions.

    Antelao, Dolomites: Enrico Paganin makes solo first ascent of Via Mamabi
    15.07.2018 di Enrico Paganin in Alpinism

    Antelao, Dolomites: Enrico Paganin makes solo first ascent of Via Mamabi

    Climbing alone on Saturday 30 June 2018, Enrico Paganin made what is likely to be a first ascent up the SW Face of Antelao in the Dolomites. An 'exploratory' climb that ‘doesn’t concentrate on the grade' and which, via a hidden series of diagonal ledges, enters into the heart of the large amphitheater to the right of the historic route established by J. S. Phillimore & Co in 1898.

    Stefano Ghisolfi and Jessica Pilz climb to perfection in Chamonix
    14.07.2018 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Stefano Ghisolfi and Jessica Pilz climb to perfection in Chamonix

    Last night at Chamonix in France Stefano Ghisolfi won the second stage of the Lead World Cup 2018. The Italian was joined on the podium by Austria’s Jessica Pilz who celebrated her first Lead World stage victory.

    Chamonix Lead World Cup live streaming today
    13.07.2018 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Chamonix Lead World Cup live streaming today

    Live streaming today from Chamonix, France, from the second stage of the Lead World Cup 2018. At 10 am the semi-finals, at 20.30 pm the finals.

    Janja Garnbret and Jakob Schubert victorious in Villars
    12.07.2018 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Janja Garnbret and Jakob Schubert victorious in Villars

    The first stage of the Lead World Cup 2018 was won last Saturday at Villars in Switzerland by Janja Garnbret and Jakob Schubert. The fourth stage of the Speed ​​World Cup was won by Anouck Jaubert and Aleksandr Shikov.

    Aiguille du Midi cable car reopens after unexpected maintenance
    11.07.2018 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Aiguille du Midi cable car reopens after unexpected maintenance

    After unforeseen maintenance works the Aiguille du Midi cable car in the Mont Blanc massif has reopened once again.

    El Ojo Critico in Ordesa repeated by James Pearson
    10.07.2018 di James Pearson in Alpinism

    El Ojo Critico in Ordesa repeated by James Pearson

    British rock climber James Pearson reports about his repeat of El Ojo Critico, the difficult multi-pitch trad climb ascended in Spain’s Ordesa National Park by Josune Bereziartu and Rikar Otegi in 2007 and repeated previously only by Unai Mendia and Iker Madoz. Belayed by Caroline Ciavaldini, Pearson managed to onsight the difficult trad climb and, equally notable, the crossed the Pyrenees by mountain bike.

    Lead World Cup 2018 starts in Switzerland's Villars
    07.07.2018 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Lead World Cup 2018 starts in Switzerland's Villars

    The Lead Climbing World Cup 2018 and the Speed World Cup got underway in Villars, Switzerland, yesterday. Live streaming today at 10.00 am today of the Semifinal, at 20.00 the finals.

    Ikaria Island, the unique climbing destination in Greece

    Ikaria Island, the unique climbing destination in Greece

    Talented Greek climber Argyro Papathanasiou reports about the unique new climbing destination in Greece, the small island of Ikaria in the Aegean Sea.

    Adam Ondra onsights 8c+ at Acephale in Canada
    06.07.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Adam Ondra onsights 8c+ at Acephale in Canada

    At Acephale in Canada Adam Ondra has onsighted the 8c+ sports climb First Fligh

    Rock climbing in Sardinia: two new crags at Baunei
    05.07.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Rock climbing in Sardinia: two new crags at Baunei

    Sport climbing in Sardinia: two new sectors have been developed at Pedra Longa, financed by the Municipality of Baunei and bolted by Maurizio Oviglia and Gianluca Piras.

    Piotr Schab 8c first ascent onsight at Cuenca and Biographie at Céüse
    04.07.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Piotr Schab 8c first ascent onsight at Cuenca and Biographie at Céüse

    One of Poland’s strongest young climbers Piotr Schab has redpointed the 9a+ Biographie at Ceuse in France and made the onsight first ascent of Baby Boy, an 8c sports climb at Cuenca in Spain.

    Cima Ovest di Lavaredo, new rock climb in Dolomites by Hannes Pfeifhofer and Dietmar Niederbrunner
    04.07.2018 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Cima Ovest di Lavaredo, new rock climb in Dolomites by Hannes Pfeifhofer and Dietmar Niederbrunner

    New rock climb up South Face of Cima Ovest, Tre Cime di Lavaredo in the Dolomites, established by Hannes Pfeifhofer and Dietmar Niederbrunner.

    Cjanevate 150 and Arrampicarnia 2018, the great climbing meeting in the Carnic Alps
    03.07.2018 di Giuliana Tonut in Events

    Cjanevate 150 and Arrampicarnia 2018, the great climbing meeting in the Carnic Alps

    From 13 to 15 July 2018 Passo di Monte Croce Carnico in the Carnic Alps, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy, will host the historic climbing meeting Arrampicarnia. The event will also celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first ascent of Crete delle Chianevate. Three days of rock climbing, encounters, courses, walks, activities for children and guided ascents up Via Grohmann and Via Normale.

    Before and after the Mariacher
    02.07.2018 di Vinicio Stefanello in Climbing

    Before and after the Mariacher

    90 years La Sportiva. The Mariacher, the violet climbing shoes by La Sportiva that represent an unconditional point of reference in the history of climbing. Not only sport climbing

    Old Man of Hoy climb by eight-year-old raises 30,000 € for Climbers Against Cancer
    01.07.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Old Man of Hoy climb by eight-year-old raises 30,000 € for Climbers Against Cancer

    The Old Man of Hoy in Scotland was climbed recently by eight-year-old Edward Mills. In becoming the youngest person to climb the iconic sea stack he importantly raised nearly €30,000 for Climbers Against Cancer.

    Reinhold Messner at Arco Rock Legends / All the climbing Oscar nominations
    29.06.2018 di Planetmountain in Events

    Reinhold Messner at Arco Rock Legends / All the climbing Oscar nominations

    On Friday 27 July 2018 the Arco Rock Legends sport climbing Oscars will celebrate its XIII edition awarding the prestigious Climbing Ambassador by Dryarn di Aquafil to Reinhold Messner. Angela Eiter, Alexander Megos, Adam Ondra have been nominated for the Wild Country Rock Award, while Romain Desgranges, Janja Garnbret, Reza Alipour Shenazandifard are in the running for the La Sportiva Competition Award.

    Nordwind, new rock climb up Peitlerkofel, Dolomites
    28.06.2018 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Nordwind, new rock climb up Peitlerkofel, Dolomites

    Harald Mair and Christof Ursch have completed Nordwind, a new rock climb up Peitlerkofel / Sass de Putia (2875 m) in the Dolomites.

    Arnaud Petit and French team add new route to Tsaranoro Atsimo in Madagascar
    27.06.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Arnaud Petit and French team add new route to Tsaranoro Atsimo in Madagascar

    A French FFME expedition to Madagascar led by Arnaud Petit and Jonathan Crison has established Soavadia, a 600m new rock climb up Tsaranoro Atsimo.

    Magic Mushroom: Jacopo Larcher, Barbara Zangerl and the magical big wall on El Capitan
    26.06.2018 di Planetmountain in Interviews

    Magic Mushroom: Jacopo Larcher, Barbara Zangerl and the magical big wall on El Capitan

    Interview with Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl after their first repeat of Magic Mushroom on El Capitan in Yosemite, carried out in December 2017.

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