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12.04.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Uncut: Daniel Woods climbing La Capella at Siurana

The integral video of US climber Daniel Woods climbing his first 9b, La Capella at Siurana in Spain.

11.04.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Marco Pedrini, Cumbre and the first solo ascent of Cerro Torre in 1985

The 1985 film Cerro Torre Cumbre by Fulvio Mariani that documents the first solo ascent of Cerro Torre in Patagonia, carried out by Swiss alpinist Marco Pedrini on 26/11/1985 via the Cesare Maestri Compressor Route.

10.04.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Everest Virtual Reality climb with Sherpa Tenji, Jon Griffith

The trailer of Everest VR, the film by British mountaineer Jon Griffith that documents an attempt by Sherpa Tenji to climb Mt Everest without supplementary oxygen.

10.04.2019 by Planetmountain in Events

Arco Rock Star reveals pro photographer line-up for Climbing Photo Contest

The international climbing photography contest Arco Rock Star has revealed the 10 PRO teams that will compete for the perfect photo from 10 to 12 May 2019 at Arco, Italy during the Adventure Awards Days festival. Registration is still open for the OPEN category

09.04.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Giuseppe Nolasco sends Tetto di Sarre's Ground Zero, his first 9a

At Tetto di Sarre in Valle d’Aosta, Italy, Giuseppe Pippo Nolasco has repeated Ground Zero, his first 9a sports climb.

08.04.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Canada’s Mount Fay East Face finally climbed by Brette Harrington, Luka Lindič, Ines Papert

From 2 - 3 April 2019 Brette Harrington, Luka Lindič and Ines Papert made the first ascent of The Sound of Silence (1100m, M8 WI5) up Mount Fay in the Alberta Rockies, Canada. This is the first route to climb the entire East Face.

07.04.2019 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Janja Garnbret and Adam Ondra win first Bouldering World Cup in Meiringen

The first stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2019 was won on Saturday at Meiringen in Switzerland by Janja Garnbret and Adam Ondra.

06.04.2019 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Bouldering World Cup 2019 season starts in Meiringen

The Boulder World Cup 2019 started yesterday in Meiringen, Switzerland. The Semifinals and Finals take place today at 11:00 and 19:00 respectively and can be followed in in live streaming.

05.04.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Lucien Martinez masters Three Degrees of Separation at Céüse

French sports climber Lucien Martinez has made the third ascent of Three Degrees of Separation at Céüse, after Chris Sharma in 2007 and Adam Ondra in 2015.

04.04.2019 by Planetmountain in Events

Dolorock 2019, the great climbing festival in the heart of the Dolomites

From 24 to 26 May 2019 the seventh edition of the Dolorock Climbing Festival will take place all around the Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Dolomites. The event is open to all and is designed welcome diversity, promote tolerance and nurture critical discussions on issues related to climbing and mountaineering.

04.04.2019 by Ezio Marlier in Alpinism

La Vierge du Flambeau in Mont Blanc massif / Miss Go by Ezio Marlier

Ezio Marlier introduces the modern mixed climb Miss No which he first ascended with Elisabetta Ceaglio up the NE Face of La Vierge du Flambeau (3244m), Mont Blanc massif in April 2017.

03.04.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Madeleine Cope deals with difficult trad slab Prinzip Hoffnung

Britain’s Madeleine Cope has repeated Prinzip Hoffnung at Bürs. First ascended by Beat Kammerlander in 2009, this is hailed as one of the hardest trad climbs in Austria.

03.04.2019 by Alessandro Arduini in Alpinism

New Arco multipitch rock climb at Mandrea

On the Mandrea rock face above Arco (Valle del Sarca, Italy) Ivan Maghella and Alessandro Arduini have made the first ascent of Testa tra le nuvole (270m, 7a+ max, 6c S2 obbl.), a new multi-pitch bolted rock climb. Arduini reports.

02.04.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Aiguille de l'Amône, new East Face climb by Simon Chatelan and Silvan Schüpbach

On Aiguille de l'Amône (3586m), Swiss mountaineers Simon Chatelan and Silvan Schüpbach have made the first ascent of L'accidentelle et l'accidenté, described as being a 'challenging mixed climb’ up the mountain’s relatively unknown East Face.

02.04.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Camilla Bendazzoli supreme on Super maratona at Massone, Arco

Italian climber Camilla Bendazzoli has redpointed Super maratona, an 8b+ sports climb located at Massone, Arco, Italy.

01.04.2019 by Planetmountain in Books-press

Aaron Durogati's autumn in the Dolomites in an audio story. By Giovanni Spitale

Autumn in the Dolomites and the invisible air, from the point of view of the paragliding champion Aaron Durogati in this audio-story produced by Giovanni Spitale.

31.03.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Jim Reynolds races up Fitz Roy in Patagonia solo

American alpinist Jim Reynolds has made an extremely fast solitary ascent of Fitz Roy, climbing up and down climbing the long Afanassieff route.

30.03.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Yuji Hirayama and Sachi Amma at the top of their climbing game

While Yuji Hirayama has made the first ascent of his 8c+ project in Japan aged 50, in Spain 30-year-old Sachi Amma has redpointed his third 9b, Stoking the fire at Santa Linya.

Brenta Dolomites steep skiing: descents off Cima Brenta and Cima del Vallon

In the Brenta Dolomites Luca Dallavalle and his brother Roberto skied the west couloir of Cima Brenta (3151m) on 09/03/2019, while on 25/03/2019 they skied the NW Face of Cima del Vallon (2968m).

28.03.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Risk reduction in mountaineering, the Chamonix High Mountain Military Group video

How to manage risk in the mountains, analysed in this fun video by French alpinists Léo Billon, Max Bonniot and Pierre Labbre belonging to the Chamonix High Mountain Military Group (GMHM) after their climbing expedition to Patagonia where they ascended Cerro Torre and Fitz Roy.

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