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01.05.2022 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Seb Berthe breezes up El Niño on El Capitan in Yosemite

Belgian rock climber Sébastien Berthe has made a swift repeat of El Niño on El Capitan, managing to onsight or flash almost all of this classic Huber testpiece in a single day.

26.04.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Soline Kentzel & Seb Berthe repeat Golden Gate on El Capitan, Yosemite

Soline Kentzel from France and Sébastien Berthe have made a free ascent of Golden Gate on El Capitan in Yosemite, USA.

18.04.2022 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Seb Berthe abandons Dawn Wall attempt on El Capitan

Belgian climber Sébastien Berthe has abandoned his attempt to free climb Dawn Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite, USA. First climbed by Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson and repeated by Adam Ondra, this is known as the most difficult big wall climb in the world.

17.02.2022 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Video: How Alex Honnold Climbed El Capitan With No Rope

English climber Pete Whittaker analyses certain aspects that Alex Honnold needed to complete his free solo ascent of El Capitan in Yosemite via the Freerider route in 2017.

20.01.2022 by Planetmountain in Climbing

El Capitan’s Dawn Wall attempted by Sébastien Berthe, Siebe Vanhee


Belgian climbers Sébastien Berthe and Siebe Vanhee are currently attempting to climb The Dawn Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite.

09.12.2021 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Video: The legendary Yosemite Valley drug plane crash

An excerpt from the award-winning film 'Valley Uprising' that documents one of the most legendary moments in Yosemite climbing history: the 1977 drug plane crash.

Jorg Verhoeven: the past, present and future of indoor and outdoor climbing

36-year-old Dutchman Jorg Verhoven has been climbing for over 25 years and his achievements span the climbing spectrum from big walls in Yosemite to 8C boulders, after having won the Lead World Cup 2006. His thoughts about the state of climbing indoors and outdoor feature in the fourth article of our series created with Vibram, to celebrate climbing yesterday, today and tomorrow as part of the 'Learn to Climb with Vibram' project.

08.09.2021 by Planetmountain in Climbing

The Nose, Lynn Hill and Jorg Verhoeven in Climbing Sparkling Moments

Podcasts # 8 and # 9 of Climbing Sparkling Moments by La Sportiva explore Lynn Hill's historic first free ascent of The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite in 1993, and a rare repeat carried out by Jorg Verhoeven in 2014.

20.08.2021 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alex Honnold, Hansjörg Auer and the Oscar winning Free Solo in Climbing Sparkling Moments #8

The eighth episode of La Sportiva's Climbing Sparkling Moments retraces the incredible free solo climbs of Freerider on El Capitan (Yosemite) carried out by Alex Honnold in 2017, and the Fish route (Via del Pesce) on Marmolada (Dolomites) completed by Hansjörg Auer in 2007. Honnold's feat was documented Free Solo directed by Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi which in 2019 won the Oscar for Best Documentary.

11.06.2021 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Bronwyn Hodgins repeats Golden Gate on El Capitan in Yosemite

Interview with 28-year-old Canadian rock climber Bronwyn Hodgins who this spring made a free ascent of the 5.13a big wall Golden Gate on El Capitan in Yosemite.

16.05.2021 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Watch climbing legend Dean Potter Free Solo the Rostrum in Yosemite

Six years ago today Dean Potter, one of the most famous rock climbers in the world, perished in a wingsuit accident in Yosemite Valley together with Graham Hunt. Reel Rock have released remastered footage of Potter making a solo ascent of the Rostrum with the Alien Roof finish.

10.05.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Brittany Goris free climbs Salathé Wall on El Capitan, Yosemite

American rock climber Brittany Goris has made a rare free ascent of the Salathé Wall on El Capitan.

Yosemite Half Dome integral ski descent by Zach Milligan, Jason Torlano

American alpinists Jason Torlano and Zach Milligan have skied down Half Dome. This is reputed to be the first integral descent from the summit all the way back down into Yosemite Valley.

10.02.2021 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Adam Ondra, Tommy Caldwell talk climbing Dawn Wall, El Capitan et al

Watch Tommy Caldwell and Adam Ondra discussing the Dawn Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite, talking about their climbing and more.

02.02.2021 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Video: 2015 Salathé Wall Speed record by Alix Morris, Libby Sauter

Watch Libby Sauter and Alix Morris set the female speed record on Salathé Wall in Yosemite Valley in October 2015.

05.01.2021 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Farewell to George Whitmore, pioneer of The Nose on El Capitan

American rock climber George Whitmore has died at the age of 89. Together with Wayne Merry and Warren Harding he made the first ascent of The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite in 1958.


18.12.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Emily Harrington climbing Golden Gate / Behind the scenes on El Capitan

On November 3rd, 2020, Emily Harrington climbed Golden Gate on El Cazpitan in Yosemite all free in a single day. This is a behind the scenes look at her send.



05.11.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Emily Harrington climbs El Capitan’s Golden Gate in a day


Supported by Alex Honnold, American rock climber Emily Harrington has made a free ascent of Golden Gate on El Capitan in Yosemite in 21 hours 13 minutes.

14.10.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Glen Denny, the Golden Age of Yosemite photographer

The video tribute to Glen Denny, the American climber and photographer who captured through his images the Golden Age of rock climbing in Yosemite National Park, by the American Alpine Club Legacy Series.

07.05.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alex Honnold, Tommy Caldwell and the El Capitan Nose Speed record time-lapse

In June 2018 American rock climbers Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell set a new speed record on El Capitan in Yosemite, climbing The Nose in 1:58:07. Here’s the time-lapse of the entire ascent, condensed into just over two minutes.

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