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22.10.2019 by Umberto Bado in Alpinism

Orco Valley climbing: two classic rock climbs up Sergent

Italian mountain guide Umberto Bado introduces two absolute classic rock climbs in Valle dell'Orco: Fessura della Disperazione and Via Locatelli.

21.10.2019 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Adam Ondra and Chaehyun Seo win Lead World Cup 2019

Climbing competitions: the 2019 Lead World Cup was won yesterday in Xiamen, China, by Adam Ondra demo the Czech Republic and Chaehyun Seo from South Korea. Both won the penultimate stage, while Taisei Homma and Akiyo Noguchi took silver and Tomoa Narasaki and Jain Kim took bronze. The last stage of the Speed World Cup 2019 was won by QiXin Zhong and Aries Susanti Rahayu, who set the new world record at 6.99 seconds. The overall Speed World Cup 2019 was won by YiLing Song and Bassa Mawem.

21.10.2019 by Michal Coubal in Alpinism

Geronimo up Torre Spinotti, new rock climb in Italy's Carnic Alps

Czech alpinist Michal Coubal and his daughter Anna Coubalová have established Geronimo, a new multi-pitch climb up the West Face of Torre Spinotti ( Coglians - Cjanevate) in the Carnic Alps, Italy.

20.10.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Lead World Cup 2019 - Xiamen Live

Xiamen in China is currently hosting the 5th stage of th Lead World Cup 2019. The finals will be in live streaming at 12:45 CET.

19.10.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Charlotte Durif, Josh Larson soar up Vuelo del Condor up Kuntur Sayana in Peru

At an altitude of 4600m Charlotte Durif and Josh Larson have established Vuelo del Condor, a difficult new multipitch up Kuntur Sayana in Peru.

18.10.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Matilda Söderlund sends her first 9a, The Elder Statesman in Frankenjura

Yesterday Swedish climber Matilda Söderlund managed to redpoint her first 9a sports climb, The Elder Statesman in the Frankenjura, Germany

17.10.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Chris Sharma climbing Alasha, his difficult Deep Water Solo at Mallorca

The video Chris Sharma making the first ascent of Alasha, the difficult deep water solo climb freed by the American climber in 2016 on the island of Mallorca.

17.10.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Lhotse Couloir, the 2018 first ski descent by Hilaree Nelson, Jim Morrison

The video of the first integral ski descent of Lhotse (8516m) in the Himalaya, down the famous Lhotse Couloir skied in September 2018 by Hilaree Nelson and Jim Morrison.

16.10.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Wanda Rutkiewicz honoured by Google

Polish mountaineer Wanda Rutkiewicz is honoured today with a Google doodle. Recognised as one of the greatest mountaineers of all times, on 16 October 1978 she became the third woman to climb Everest, while in 1986 with France’s Liliane Barrard she became the first woman to climb K2. She ascended eight 8000ers before perishing on Kangchenjunga in 1992.

15.10.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Aleksandra Taistra sends Sardinia's Hotel Supramonte

Polish climber Aleksandra Taistra has repeated Hotel Supramonte, the famous multi-pitch climb deep within the Gole di Gorropu Gorge in Sardinia, first ascended by Rolando Larcher and Roberto Vigiani in 1998/99.

14.10.2019 by Michele Caminati in Climbing

Michele Caminati's Greenspit comeback in Valle dell'Orco

Italian climber Michele Caminati has repeated Greenspit, the difficult trad climb freed in Italy’s Valle Orco by Didier Berthod. The ascent marks a significant comeback after his fall on England’s gritstone in 2017.

13.10.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Corsica climbing, new Bavella multi-pitch by Arnaud Petit & Co

In the Bavella massif in Corsica, Laurent Auguste, Manoël Couprie, Emmanuel Faber, Arnaud Petit and Jean-Claude Razel have made the first ascent of the multi-pitch rock climb La danse de Ganesh up Punta di U Corbu.

12.10.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

The Nose Speed Record, the Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell film teaser

The teaser of the new movie The Nose Speed Record which documents the speed record up El Capitan in Yosemite set by Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell.

11.10.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Elias Iagnemma establishes Ten at Vado di Sole, hardest sport climb in Abruzzo

Italian boulderer Elias Iagnemma has made the first ascent of Ten at Vado di Sole in Abruzzo, Italy. This is the first route in the region graded 9a/a+.

10.10.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Age of Adam Ondra - the current limit of sport climbing

The film Age of Ondra, directed by Sender Films. A fascinating portrait of Czech climber Adam Ondra as he struggles with Silence, the world’s first 9c, with Crackinette, ie the first-ever 9a+ flash, and his attempt to repeat a 9b in a single day.

10.10.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Marmolada climb & paraglide, the flight video of Aaron Durogati, Mirco Grasso

The video of Aaron Durogati and Mirco Grasso and their tandem paragliding flight from the halfway ledge of Marmolada, Dolomites.

09.10.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Koyo Zom West Face first ascent by Tom Livingstone and Ally Swinton

British mountaineers Tom Livingstone and Ally Swinton have climbed the virgin west face of Koyo Zom (6877m), the highest mountain in the Hindu Raj range in Pakistan. The two were part of a greater expedition including John Crook, Uisdean Hawthorn and Will Sim.

09.10.2019 by Manuel Baumgartner in Alpinism

Tre Cime di Lavaredo, new Cima Piccola rock climb in the Dolomites

On 13/07/2019 the two mountain guides Manuel Baumgartner and Mark Oberlechner made the first ascent of Nostalgie, a new multi-pitch rock climb up the north face of Cima Piccola, Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Dolomites. Baumgartner reports.

08.10.2019 by Federica Mingolla in Alpinism

Federica Mingolla, Edoardo Saccaro climb new big wall up Nalumasortoq, Tasermiut Fjord, Greenland

On the hitherto unclimbed south face of Middle Pillar of Nalumasortoq above the Tasermiut Fjord in Greenland Italian climbers Federica Mingolla and Edoardo Saccaro have established La Cura, a new big wall with difficulties up to 7b+/A2.

07.10.2019 by Rolando Larcher in Alpinism

Dolmen, Rolando Larcher's new Dolomites single pitch climb

Rolando Larcher talks about the first ascent and first free ascent of Dolmen, a new single pitch rock climb up the Menhir Pillar at ​​Meisules dla Biesces (Sella group), Dolomites.




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