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04.11.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Tommy Caldwell, Alex Honnold free new big wall climb up El Capitan, Yosemite

US climbers Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell have added a new free climb to El Capitan in Yosemite. The big wall roughly follows the line of New Dawn.

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.

25.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Oscars: Free Solo featuring Alex Honnold climbing El Capitan wins Best Documentary

The film Free Solo that chronicles the extraordinary solo, ropeless ascent of Alex Honnold up El Capitan in Yosemite has won an Oscar for Best Documentary. Directed by Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, this is the first time a climbing film has won the most prestigious award in filmmaking.

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.

28.01.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Nick Muehlhausen climbs Too Big to Flail, super highball at Bishop

The video of Nick Muehlhausen repeating the super highball Too Big to Flail (V10), first ascended by Alex Honnold in 2012 at Bishop, California, USA.

22.01.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Oscars 2019 nominations: Free Solo featuring Alex Honnold climbing El Capitan

The film Free Solo directed by Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi that documents Alex Honnold and his journey to climb, without a rope, Freerider up El Capitan in Yosemite, has been nominated for an Oscar Award 2019.

15.12.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Parody of Free Solo, the film about Alex Honnold climbing Freerider without a rope

The parody of the trailer to Free Solo that documents Alex Honnold and his climb without a rope of Freerider up El Capitan in Yosemite on 3 June 2017

07.12.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Sonnie Trotter frees North America Wall variation on El Capitan

Climbing with Tommy Caldwell, on 19 November Sonnie Trotter made the first one day free ascent of a new all free variation to North America Wall / El Nino. The Canadian had discovered the 3-pitch variation, now called Pineapple Express, in 2017 with Alex Honnold.

08.11.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alex Honnold Freerider / Breathtaking El Capitan 360° video

The 360° video of Alex Honnold making his amazing free solo ascent of Freerider on El Capitan (Yosemite).

02.11.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alex Honnold, Freerider, El Capitan: what if he falls?

The short film featuring Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin as they analyse the production of Free Solo, the film that documents Alex Honnold and his climb without ropes of Freerider up El Capitan, Yosemite, USA in June 2017.

09.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alex Honnold Free Solo trailer featuring Freerider on El Capitan

The trailer of the film Free Solo that documents Alex Honnold and his historic free solo ascent of Freerider on El Capitan, Yosemite, carried out by American on 3 June 2017.

02.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolets d'Or 2018: Gasherbrum I, Shispare, Nilkanth win, Nilkanth and Alex Honnold receive special mention

Three ascents have been selected for the Piolets d'Or 2018: Gasherbrum I climbed by Zdeněk Hák and Marek Holeček, Shispare climbed by Kazuya Hiraide and Kenro Nakajima and Nuptse NW climbed by Frédéric Degoulet, Benjamin Guigonnet and Hélias Millerioux. Special mentions have been awarded for the ascent of Nilkanth by Chantel Astorga, Anne Gilbert Chase and Jason Thompson and also to Alex Honnold for his outstanding contribution to climbing in the year 2017. Andrej Štremfelj to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award.

20.06.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alex Honnold and Jonathan Siegrist climb out of their Comfort Zone

The video of US climbers Alex Honnold and Jonathan Siegrist training for two sports routes that are the exact opposite of their preferred style of climbing.

08.06.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Lynn Hill / 25 years ago the first free ascent of The Nose on El Capitan

After the new The Nose speed record set on El Capitan by Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold on 06/06/2018, here’s a throwback to our 2002 interview with Lynn Hill that explores her historic first free ascent in 1993 and her groundbreaking one-day free ascent in 1994 of this legendary big wall in Yosemite Valley, USA.

06.06.2018 by Nicholas Hobley in Climbing

Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell climb The Nose in under 2 hours to set new El Capitan speed record

This morning American climbers Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell set another speed record on The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite. This time the duo broke the legendary 2-hour barrier, climbing the big wall route in 1:58:07.

05.06.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell break The Nose Speed record again

Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell have broken the speed record on The Nose once again, climbing the iconic big wall on El Capitan Yosemite in 2:01:50. In other news, on 2 June the two well-known rock climbers Jason Wells and Tim Klein lost their lives on El Capitan.

30.05.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold smash The Nose Speed record

American climbers Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold have set a new speed record on The Nose, climbing El Capitan in Yosemite in 2:10:15.

19.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Antarctica success for American exploratory expedition

Climbers Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin, Savannah Cumins, Alex Honnold, Anna Pfaff, Cedar Wright and Pablo Durana have concluded their expedition to Queen Maud Land in Antarctica. The American alpinists succeed in climbing numerous routes, including the first ascent of a big wall established up Ulvetanna by Chin and Anker.

13.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

New Antarctic climbs by strong American expedition

An all-star expedition comprised of American alpinists Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin, Savannah Cumins, Alex Honnold, Anna Pfaff, Cedar Wright and the cameraman Pablo Durana is currently in Queen Maud Land in Antarctica where various members have managed to establish a flurry of new rock climbs.

27.10.2017 by Planetmountain in Interviews

The Nose Speed, new record set by Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds on El Capitan

Interview with American climber Jim Reynolds who on 21 October 2017 teamed up with Brad Gobright to speed climb The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite in 2:19:44. In doing so they beat the previous speed record set in 2012 by Alex Honnold and Hans Florine by almost four minutes.

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