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16.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Isabelle Faus sends Memory is Parallax, her third 8B+ boulder problem

Isabelle Faus has climbed Memory is Parallax, an 8B+ boulder problem at Elkland, Rocky Mountain National Park, USA.

15.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

New mixed climb up Pizzo Porola in Bergamo Alps

Mountaineering in Italy’s Bergamasque Alps: on Pizzo Porola (2981m) Marco Birolini and Ennio Spiranelli have made the first ascent of '80 Primavere ', a mixed climb dedicated to Mario Bergamelli, Honorary President of the Nembrese Alpinist Group.

14.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Beauty and the Beast in the Pale di San Martino, Dolomites

Winter climbing in the Dolomites: Simone Banal and Matteo Faletti report about their first ascents, on 8 and 9 January 2019 of 'La Bella' (265m AI5+, 90°) and ‘La Bestia' (250m, AI5+, M6) up Cima del Focobon, Pale di San Martino group, with Alessandro Beber, Marco Pellegrini and Marco Zanni.

13.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Paragliding in Patagonia, Aaron Durogati makes Fitz Roy flyby

In January 2019 Aaron Durogati, Italian paragliding champion and exceptional mountaineer, flew with his paraglider off some of the most beautiful peaks in the Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre massifs in Patagonia.

13.02.2019 by Vinicio Stefanello in Climbing

Ciao Albino Marchi, the driving force behind the Arco Rock Master

Albino Marchi passed away yesterday afternoon. He was instrumental in the development of the Arco Rock Master climbing competition and his climbing event experience was second to none.

12.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Adam Ondra climbs 9b again / Neanderthal repeat at Santa Linya

Sport climbing in Spain: at Santa Linya Adam Ondra has repeated Neanderthal, a 9b sports climb first ascended by Chris Sharma in 2009

12.02.2019 by Ezio Marlier in Alpinism

Ezio Marlier adds two mixed climbs to Ollomont in Valle D'Aosta

At Ollomont, a splendid valley that hides some of the most mysterious icefalls in Itay’s Aosta Valley, Ezio Marlier has established two mixed climbs: Albice with Alberto Pierotti and Rikiteppa with Paolo Celesia. Marlier reports

11.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Free Solo featuring Alex Honnold climbing El Capitan wins BAFTA and Eddie Awards

Free Solo, the film that portrays Alex Honnold and his ropeless ascent of Freerider up El Capitan in Yosemite directed by Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, won a BAFTA award last night in the Documentary category. In early February, Free Solo won a Eddie Award at the American Cinema Editors Awards 2019.

Paul Bonhomme and Stephane Roguet discover Injection l'Étale on Mt. Étale in France

On 6 February 2019 French alpinists Paul Bonhomme and Stephane Roguet made the first ski descent of the East Face of Mt. Étale in France.

10.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Adam Ondra and Piotr Schab send 9a+ in Spain

Sport climbing in Spain: Adam Ondra has sent Catxasa at Santa Linya while Piotr Schab has redointed La Rambla in Siurana. Both climbs are graded 9a+.

09.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Ice Climbing World Cup 2019: live streaming from Champagny-en-Vanoise


Today at Champagny-en-Vanoise in France the fifth and penultimate stage of the Ice Climbing World Cup.

Pietra Grande first ski descent in Brenta Dolomites by Claudio Lanzafame, Marco Maganzini

Claudio Lanzafame and Marco Maganzini have made a first ski descent on the northwest face of Pietra Grande in the Brenta Dolomites, Italy. Lanzafame reports about True Love, climbed and skied on on 20/12/2018

07.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Adam Ondra / Final episode of USA and Chile climbing road trip

VBlog #18 of Adam Ondra: the last episode of this climbing trip across the Americas comes from Valle de Los Cóndores in Chile.

07.02.2019 by Simone Banal in Alpinism

Tigersoft, new winter climb in Brenta Dolomites

Winter mountaineering in the Brenta Dolomites: Simone Banal reports about the first ascent of Tigersoft, a new winter climb up the north face of Cima Brenta established with Fabrizio Dellai and Marco Zanni.

06.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Aguja de la S in Patagonia: new climb by Iker Pou, Eneko Pou

Iker Pou and his brother Eneko Pou have made the first ascent of Haizea, a new 550m climb up Aguja de la S in the Fitz Roy massif of Patagonia.

05.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Shawn Raboutou: Off the Wagon sit in Val Bavona, Switzerland

The video of the first ascent of Off the Wagon sit, the boulder problem established by Shawn Raboutou in Val Bavona, Switzerland graded 8C+/V16.

05.02.2019 by Giovanni Zaccaria in Alpinism

Caddymania, new Dolomites winter climb up Langkofel by Alessandro Baù, Giovanni Zaccaria

Winter mountaineering in the Dolomites: on the NW Face of the Innerkofler Tower, Langkofel / Sassolungo, Alessandro Baù and Giovanni Zaccaria have made the first ascent of the mixed climb of Caddymania. Zaccaria reports.

04.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Russians unbeatable at Corvara in the Ice Climbing World Cup 2019

The fourth stage of the Ice Climbing World Cup took place in Corvara - Rabenstein, Italy, last weekend. Russians Maria Tolokonina and Nikolai Kuzovlev won the Lead event,  Anton Nemov and Ekaterina Feoktistova the Speed.

Ski Mountaineering World Cup: Eydallin, Mollart, Arnold, Fatton win in France

The third stage of the Ski Mmountaineering World Cup 2019 was staged this weekend at Le Dévoluy in France. Matteo Eydallin and Axelle Mollaret won the Individual race, while Iwan Arnold and Marianne Fatton won the Sprint.

02.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Peitlerkofel Dolomites / Simon Gietl, Mark Oberlechner add new winter climb

On 26 January 2019 Italian mountaineers Simon Gietl and Mark Oberlechner made the first ascent of Kalipe, a difficult new ice and mixed climb up the North Face of Peitlerkofel / Sass de Putia in the Dolomites.

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