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16.01.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Gabriele Moroni climbing Demencia Senil, uncut video of Margalef redpoint

Uncut climbing video: Gabriele Moroni sending Demencia Senil 9a+ at Margalef in Spain.

15.01.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Barba Bianca, Christoph Hainz and Manuel Baumgartner add new mixed climb to Val Travenanzes, Dolomites

On 10/01/2019 Christoph Hainz and Manuel Baumgartner made the first ascent of Barba Bianca, a new mixed climb in Val Travenanzes, Dolomites.

15.01.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Scacciadiavoli on Marmolada, Dolomites by Rolando Larcher and Geremia Vergoni

The video documenting the first ascent and first free ascent of Scacciadiavoli, the demanding and beautiful multi-pitch rock climb established up the South Face of Marmolada in the Dolomites by Rolando Larcher and Geremia Vergoni.

14.01.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Martin Zhor completes record-breaking Aconcagua ascent

At the end of December 2019 Czech skyrunner Martin Zhor raced to the summit of Aconcagua (6962m) in just 3 hours, 38 minutes and 17 seconds. In doing so he has set a new record for the journey from Plaza de Mulas Base Camp to the top.

14.01.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Pandora on Pordoi, Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messin add huge mixed climb to the Dolomites

From 16 to 17 December 2019, after a day of reconnaissance, alpinists Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini established Pandora (600m, V, M5, A0, WI6) up the west face of Pordoi (Dolomites) . This ice and mixed climb links via Abram with via Niagara and tackles the huge hanging icefall that formed on the upper section of the face.

13.01.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Miles Adamson tops Too Tall to Fall, huge highball at Bishop

26-year-old Miles Adamson from Canada has made the first ascent of Too Tall to Fall, a huge highball boulder problem at the Buttermilks in Bishop, California, USA.

Trident de Comboé in Aosta Valley skied by Davide Capozzi, Alessandro Letey

On 08/01/2020 Davide Capozzi and Alessandro Letey descended Trident de Comboé in the Aosta Valley, Italy. This may well be the first ski and snowboard descent of the exposed West Face. Capozzi provides the details.

11.01.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Giuliano Cameroni, Bernd Zangerl bouldering in Valle dell'Orco, Italy

The video of Giuliano Cameroni and Bernd Zangerl bouldering in Valle dell’Orco, Italy.

10.01.2020 by Marco Farina in Alpinism

Two new ice climbs in Valnontey by the Cogne Mountain Guides

Two new ice and mixed routes were established in Valnontey, Valle d'Aosta, close to the legendary Repentance: Sputnik and Daddy cool, by Michele Amadio, Marco Farina, Remy Maquignaz, Roberto Meoli and Alberto Silvestri. Cogne Mountain Guides Marco Farina reports

09.01.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Viola Battistella strolls up No Siesta, historic Italian 8b at Muzzerone

15-year-old climber Viola Battistella has made the first female ascent of No Siesta, the historic 8b sport climb established over 30 years ago at Muzzerone, Italy.

09.01.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Chris Sharma climbing Big Fish, his difficult Mallorca Deep Water Solo

The uncut footage of American climber Chris Sharma climbing high above the waves of Mallorca in Spain as he makes the first ascent of his Deep Water Solo Big Fish (8c+/9a, 20m)

08.01.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Adam Ondra climbing the best boulder ever built

The video of Adam Ondra on what the Czech climber describes as the best boulder ever built, an narrow arête located on an underpass near Brno in the Czech Republic.

08.01.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Daniel Ladurner, Hannes Lemayer celebrate Happy New Year ice climb in Dolomites

In Langental (Val Gardena, Dolomites) Daniel Ladurner and Hannes Lemayer have made the first ascent of Happy New Year, a two-pitch mixed route graded M6+.

07.01.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Elias Iagnemma completes historic Grotti project, Ultimo Tango in Zagarolo

At the Italian crag Grotti, Elias Iagnemma has made the first ascent of an old project made famous by local climber Alessandro Lamberti, Ultimo Tango in Zagarolo. Iagnemma suggests the grade 9a/+

06.01.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Laura Rogora 8b+ onsight and 9a redpoint at Montsant and Margalef, Spain

At Montsant in Spain Laura Rogora has managed to onsight her first 8b+ while at Margalef she redpointed the 9a La Bongada.

05.01.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Emily Harrington’s fall on El Capitan in Yosemite

The video detailing the accident that occurred to Emily Harrington while attempting to free climb Golden Gate in a single day up El Capitan in Yosemite on 24 November 2019.

04.01.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Thomas Huber unlocks his Stone Age up Untersberg in Berchtesgaden Alps

At the start of November 2019 German alpinist Thomas Huber frees his multi-pitch climb Stone Age (8b+) on Untersberg in Berchtesgaden Alps, Germany.

03.01.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Simon Messner, Martin Sieberer spring up Seitensprung in Langental, Dolomites

On 27/12/2019 Simon Messner and Martin Sieberer made the first ascent of Seitensprung, a new ice climb in Val Lietres - Langental, Dolomites.

03.01.2020 by Deborah Bionaz in Alpinism

Valnontey - Cogne ice climbing ban to protect Bearded Vulture

A temporary ice climbing ban has been enacted in Valnontey (Cogne, Italy) to protect nesting bearded vulture. The Gran Paradiso National Park commission and the Cogne mountain guides have produced a Decalogue aimed at protecting the local wildlife.

02.01.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Searching for the most famous Christmas Tree in China

The short film Searching for Christmas Tree that documents the search for, and the first ascent of, the mysterious Merry Christmas icefall in China.

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