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    Picos de Europa: Pou brothers and Kico Cerdá add Vibora to Urdón
    27.10.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Picos de Europa: Pou brothers and Kico Cerdá add Vibora to Urdón

    Eneko and Iker Pou, climbing with Kico Cerdá, have made the first ascent of Vibora (180m, 8a) up the overhanging Urdón face close to Barranco de la Hermida in the Picos de Europa massif in Spain.

    Tribe at Cadarese: the James Pearson second ascent interview
    26.10.2020 di Planetmountain in Interviews

    Tribe at Cadarese: the James Pearson second ascent interview

    Interview with British rock climber James Pearson after the second ascent of Tribe, the extremely difficult trad climb at Cadarese in Italy first ascended by Jacopo Larcher in 2019

    Federica Mingolla stars in A New Morning
    26.10.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Federica Mingolla stars in A New Morning

    The video portrait of Federica Mingolla that explores the path the Italian has taken from her early sport climbing days to evolving into one of the world’s most compete climbers.

    Sébastien Bouin adds Beyond Integral 9b/+ Pic Saint Loup France
    26.10.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Sébastien Bouin adds Beyond Integral 9b/+ Pic Saint Loup France

    On 20/10/2020 Seb Bouin made the first ascent of Beyond integral 9b/+ and Terra Nova 8c+ at the crag Pic Saint Loup in France.

    Marine Thevenet repeats New Base Line, classic Bernd Zangerl boulder at Magic Wood
    25.10.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Marine Thevenet repeats New Base Line, classic Bernd Zangerl boulder at Magic Wood

    French rock climber Marine Thevenet has repeated New Base Line, the classic 8B+ boulder problem at Magic Wood in Switzerland established by Bernd Zangerl.

    Cadarese Tribe repeated by James Pearson
    22.10.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Cadarese Tribe repeated by James Pearson

    British rock climber James Pearson has made the second ascent of Tribe, the extremely difficult trad climb at Cadarese in Italy first ascended by Jacopo Larcher.

    Xylophon added to Heiligkreuzkofel, Dolomites, by Martin Dejori, Titus Prinoth, Alex Walpoth
    22.10.2020 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Xylophon added to Heiligkreuzkofel, Dolomites, by Martin Dejori, Titus Prinoth, Alex Walpoth

    The climbers belonging to the GAG Val Gardena mountaineering club Martin Dejori, Titus Prinoth and Alex Walpoth have established Xylophon, a multi-pitch rock climb up Heiligkreuzkofel / Sass de la Crusc in the Dolomites, Italy.

    Luka Lindič, Ines Papert float up Wolke 7 on Hinteres Feuerhörndl at Reiteralm
    21.10.2020 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Luka Lindič, Ines Papert float up Wolke 7 on Hinteres Feuerhörndl at Reiteralm

    Luka Lindič and Ines Papert have made the first ascent of Wolke 7 on Hintere Feuerhörndl at Reiteralm in the Berchtesgaden Alps in Germany.

    Cadarese, the crack climbing paradise in Val d’Ossola, Italy
    21.10.2020 di Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

    Cadarese, the crack climbing paradise in Val d’Ossola, Italy

    The crag Cadarese in Val d’Ossola, Italy, often referred to as Cadda and without doubt one of the most important crack climbing destinations in Italy and Europe.

    Edu Marín frees Arco Iris, extreme multipitch at Montserrat in Spain
    20.10.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Edu Marín frees Arco Iris, extreme multipitch at Montserrat in Spain

    Spanish rock climber Edu Marin has made the first free ascent of Arco Iris, a 200m multi-pitch climb graded 8c+ at Montserrat in Spain, first ascended in 1979 as an aid climb by Armand Ballart and German Folch.

    Jakob Schubert strikes again at Arco
    19.10.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Jakob Schubert strikes again at Arco

    In just five days climbing at Arco, Jakob Schubert sent a series of difficult sport climbs including 
'Beginning' 9a/9a + at Eremo di San Paolo and an onsight of the ‘8c '5 Uve’ at Narango.

    Trogkofel: new route in Italy's Carnic Alps by Anna & Michal Coubal
    19.10.2020 di Michal Coubal in Alpinism

    Trogkofel: new route in Italy's Carnic Alps by Anna & Michal Coubal

    On 20-21/08/2020 Czech alpinist Michel Coubal and his daughter Anna Coubalova made the first ascent of The Hour Between Dog and Wolf, a new multi-pitch climb up the north face of Trogkofel / Creta di Aip, Carnic Alps, Italy.

    Graham Zimmerman, an Imperfect Advocate
    17.10.2020 di Planetmountain in Environment

    Graham Zimmerman, an Imperfect Advocate

    American alpinist Graham Zimmerman, winner of the Piolets d’Or 2020, sees see firsthand the effects of human-driven climate change on the world and decides that he must take action. This forces him to confront his personal carbon footprint to become an Imperfect Advocate. 



    Petition against oil drilling close to Fontainebleau
    16.10.2020 di Planetmountain in Environment

    Petition against oil drilling close to Fontainebleau

    A petition has been launched by Environnement Bocage Gâtinais (EBG) against an Oil Drilling project just 4 km from the Fontainebleau forest, famous for being the world's bouldering mecca. On the 19th of October EBG will present the petition to the commissioner.

    The King of Fanes added to Col Bechei, Dolomites, by Simon Kehrer, Manuel Baumgartner
    16.10.2020 di Simon Kehrer in Alpinism

    The King of Fanes added to Col Bechei, Dolomites, by Simon Kehrer, Manuel Baumgartner

    The two South Tyrolean mountain guides Simon Kehrer and Manuel Baumgartner have made the first ascent of The King of Fanes on the South Face of Col Becchei (Dolomites).


    Barbara Zangerl climbs Greenspit in Valle dell’Orco
    15.10.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Barbara Zangerl climbs Greenspit in Valle dell’Orco

    Austrian climber Barbara Zangerl has become the first woman to climb Greenspit, the difficult trad route first ascended by Didier Berthod in Valle dell’Orco, Italy.

    Video: Adam Ondra climbing Atene Naturale at Massone, Arco
    15.10.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Video: Adam Ondra climbing Atene Naturale at Massone, Arco

    The climbing video of Adam Ondra making the first free ascent of Atene Naturale 9a at Massone in Arco, Italy.

    Glen Denny, the Golden Age of Yosemite photographer
    14.10.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Glen Denny, the Golden Age of Yosemite photographer

    The video tribute to Glen Denny, the American climber and photographer who captured through his images the Golden Age of rock climbing in Yosemite National Park, by the American Alpine Club Legacy Series.

    Hubble climbed by Buster Martin at Raven Tor
    13.10.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Hubble climbed by Buster Martin at Raven Tor

    British climber Buster Martin has made the 10th ascent of Hubble, first ascended by Ben Moon at Raven Tor, England, in 1990.

    New Karwendel plaisir climbs on Unterer Spitzhüttenkopf
    13.10.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    New Karwendel plaisir climbs on Unterer Spitzhüttenkopf

    On Unterer Spitzhüttenkopf in the Karwendel massif, Austria, Peter Manhartsberger and Stephan Weckschmied have made the first ascent of four short plaisir climbs: Zeugungsschmerz (IV, 75m), Schwere Geburt (IV-, 100m), Y Chromosom (VI+, 60m) and X Chromosom (VI, 95m)

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