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02.10.2017 by Planetmountain in Environment

El Capitan, video footage of the enormous second rockfall in Yosemite

The video filmed by Peter Zabrok of the second rockfall that occurred on the SE Face of El Capitan in Yosemite on 28/09/2017.

29.09.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

El Capitan: second larger rockfall. The photos from Yosemite

After the first rockfall on on Wednesday 27/09/2017, yesterday Thursday 28 September a second, larger rockfall occurred on El Capitan in Yosemite Valley (USA).

28.09.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Enormous El Capitan rockfall leaves one dead and one injured in Yosemite

Rockfall on El Capitan in Yosemite, USA, that took place shortly before 14:00 on 27/09/2017 has killed one person and injured another according to park officials.

07.07.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Jorg Verhoeven, Katharina Saurwein and the Dihedral Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite

Big wall climbing video: Jorg Verhoeven and Katharina Saurwein and their November 2016 repeat of the Dihedral Wall (5.14a / 8b+) and Final Frontier 5.13b (8a) up El Capitan in Yosemite, USA.

17.06.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

A Bird's Eye View of Yosemite Valley

The video clip filmed by Luis Manzaneda with his drone of El Capitan, Half Dome and the Yosemite Valley, USA.

16.06.2017 by Tommy Caldwell in Climbing

Why Alex Honnold's Free Solo of El Cap Scared Me. By Tommy Caldwell

We have kindly received permission by both Outside Magazine and Tommy Caldwell to republish Caldwell's article about Alex Honnold and his incredible first free solo of El Capitan (Yosemite Valley, USA) via the climb Freerider.

15.06.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Yosemite Misty Wall first free ascent by Sasha DiGiulian and Jon Cardwell

On 27 May 2017 Sasha DiGiulian and Jon Cardwell made the first free ascent of Misty Wall up the west Face of Sentinel in Yosemite, USA.

09.06.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Midnight Lightning, the legendary boulder problem in Yosemite

The video of David Sjöquist climbing Midnight Lightning in Yosemite, USA, one of the most famous boulder problems in the world first climbed in 1978 by Ron Kauk. The first episode of the series The Classics | Boulder.

09.06.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

El Capitan: Peter Zabrok and Sean Warren make long-awaited first repeat of Adrift in Yosemite

American rock climber Peter Zabrok and Britain's Sean Warren have made the long-awaited first repeat of Adrift, the difficult big wall aid climb up the SE Face of El Capitan first ascended in early 1994 by Steve Quinlan and Paul Pritchard.

06.06.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alex Honnold: first video of Freerider free solo up El Capitan

The first video of Alex Honnold’s free solo ascent of Freerider on El Capitan, Yosemite, carried out by the American climbs on 3 June 2017.

06.06.2017 by Vinicio Stefanello in Climbing

Alex Honnold, the free solo beyond the norm

Rock climbing beyond the limits: thoughts about the scope of Alex Honnold's recent free solo ascent of Freerider on El Capitan (Yosemite).

04.06.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alex Honnold free solo climbs El Capitan, Yosemite

American rock climber Alex Honnold has made a free solo ascent of Freerider on El Capitan, Yosemite. In doing so he has become the first person to climb El Capitan without ropes.

05.05.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Silvan Schüpbach and Dimitri Vogt repeat El Capitan Muir Wall

From 25 - 30 April 2017, Silvan Schüpbach and Dimitri Vogt repeated the Muir Wall up El Capitan in Yosemite. During 6 days on the 1000m southwest face the two Swissmen climbed all 33 pitches free at 5.13c (8a+).

29.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Solo by Mike Hoover, Yosemite and climbing in the 70's

The film Solo by Mike Hoover, nominated as best documentary short for the 1973 Oscars, providing interesting insight into the meaning of climbing and mountaineering in the 1970s.

22.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Heinz Zak & Separate Reality - the film of his Yosemite free solo

12 years ago Austrian climber and photographer Heinz Zak made the second free solo of Separate Reality, one of the most famous rock climbs in Yosemite Valley, USA. The film of this audacious ascent, which followed that of Wolfgang Güllich in 1986, is called 'Träume sterben nie', Dreams never die.

15.03.2017 by Nicholas Hobley in Climbing

Royal Robbins, goodbye to America's legendary climber

On 14 March 2017 American rock climbing pioneer Royal Robbins passed away. Aged 82, Robbins was one of the best American climbers during the ’60’s and ’70’s, the period known in "Golden Age"" of Yosemite Valley climbing. Robbins was a pioneer and advocate of clean climbing, i.e. without pegs and expansion bolts, and one of the most vocal proponents of the need to protect the rock and environment.

26.12.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Jacopo Larcher: interview after climbing Free Zodiac up El Capitan, Yosemite

Big wall climbing: interview with South Tyrol’s Jacopo Larcher who last autumn, together with Barbara Zangerl made the third free ascent of Free Zodiac up the SE Face of El Capitan, Yosemite.

08.12.2016 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Pete Whittaker / Climbing interview after all-free rope-solo up El Capitan in a day

Interview with British rock climber Pete Whittaker who at the start of November 2016 made a rope solo and all free ascent of Freerider on El Capitan, Yosemite, USA, in just over 20 hours. In doing so he has become the first person to climb Yosemite’s monolith in this style in just a day.

03.12.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Sébastien Berthe makes second free ascent of Heart Route on El Capitan, Yosemite

Over a 6-day period in October 2016 23-year-old Belgian Sebastien Berthe, climbing together with Simon Castagne, made the second free ascent of Free Heart Route (5.13b V10) on El Capitan.

25.11.2016 by Nicholas Hobley in Interviews

Adam Ondra: the Dawn Wall El Capitan interview

Interview with Czech rock climber Adam Ondra who, leading all pitches from 14 to 21 November 2016, completed the second free ascent of Dawn Wall on El Capitan, Yosemite. Considered the hardest big wall in the world, this climb was freed by Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson between 2014 and 2015.

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