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24.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Adam Ondra vs Rainman, Britain's hardest sport climb

The video of Adam Ondra attempting Rainman, the most difficult sport climb in great Britain freed at Malham Cove by Steve McClure and graded 9b.

22.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Fabian Buhl highball hattrick at Bishop, USA

At the bouldering area ​​Buttermilks in Bishop, USA, Germany’sFabian Buhl has climbed three difficult highball boulder problems: Ambrosia, Too big to flail and Old Greg.

20.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Finale '68, in search of the climbing history and pioneering exploration of Finale Ligure

In order to celebrate 50 years of rock climbing at Finale Ligure in NW Italy, Michele Fanni and Gabriele Canu have started a project to retrace Finale's explorative phase that took place between 1968 and 1975. After following in the footsteps of the early pioneers up 13 major cliffs, a film and a book will be made to capture this alpine heritage and, in order to do so, a crowdfunding campaign has been launched.

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.

19.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Laura Rogora and Anak Verhoeven score Sperlonga and Santa Linya first ascents

Female sport climbing: the Laura Rogora and Anak Verhoeven have made the first ascent of two difficult sport climbs: It segid narg 8c+ at Grotta dell'Arenauta at Sperlonga by the young Italian and Ciudad de Dios pa la Enmienda at Santa Linya by the Belgian.

17.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Climbing video: Alessandro Zeni attempts Bimbaluna in heavy snowfall

The video of Alessandro Zeni attempting Bimbaluna at Saint Loup in Switzerland in heavy snowfall.

15.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Keita Kurakami climbs Neutralism, great Japanese highball

The video of Keita Kurakami making the ground-up first ascent of Neutralism, a huge highball boulder problem in Japan.

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.

12.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Adventure and alpinism in the Antarctic: Spectre climbed by Leo Houlding, Jean Burgun and Mark Sedon

Alpinism and exploration in Antarctica: Leo Houlding, Jean Burgun and Mark Sedon have climbed the 1263 m high Spectre peak on the continent’s Gothic Mountains.

11.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

El Capitan Magic Mushroom first repeat by Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl

Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl have made the first free repeat of Magic Mushroom, the difficult big wall climb freed by Tommy Caldwell on El Capitan in Yosemite.

10.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Anak Verhoeven, Stefano Carnati and Sébastien Bouin climbing strong in Spain

Sport climbing in Spain: Belgium’s Anak Verhoeven has repeated Ciudad de Dios 9a/+ at Santa Linya, France’s Sébastien Bouin has redpointed La Rambla 9a+ at Siurana while at Margalef Stefano Carnati has climbed his 50th 8c or harder, Llamps i trons.

08.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Chris Sharma climbing at Yosemite and Bishop

The video of Chris Sharma attempting an old project in Yosemite with Tommy Caldwell before moving on to Bishop to claim the first repeat of Everything is Karate, a difficult new sports climb established by Ethan Pringle.

08.12.2017 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

Mediterraneo up Punta Giradili, climbing between Sardinia's sky and sea

In this video by Sky Survey System and Alberto Masala discover the magical climbing as it dances between the cobalt sea and Sardinia’s deep blue skies. The set is Mediterraneo, the multi-pitch rock climb first ascended in 1996 up the fantastic Punta Giradili by Maurizio Oviglia, Mario Ogliengo and Patrick Raspo.

08.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

American Safe Climbing Association replaces 20,000 bolts

The ASCA, the American Safe Climbing Association, has replaced its 20,000th bolt in a bid to make climbing safer.

07.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

New rock climb at Padaro, Arco, in memory of Fabio Comini

In June 2017 Alex Bertolini and Leonardo Martinelli established a new multi-pitch rock climb at Padaro in the Valle del Sarca above Arco (Italy) in memory of their friend Fabio Comini.

05.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Environment

Climbing USA: Donald Trump reduces Bears Ears National Monument by 85%

The President of the United States Donald Trump has reduced protected lands in the Bears Ears National Monument by 85%, and by 45% those protected in the National Monument.

05.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Hazel Findlay fantastically free on the Salathé Wall on El Capitan

British rock climber Hazel Findlay has made a rare free ascent of the legendary Salathé Wall on El Capitan, Yosemite, USA.

04.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

James Pearson climbs Power Ranger, bold and beautiful trad at Chattanooga

British climber James Pearson has made the first ascent of the bold and difficult route Power Ranger (5.14R / 8c) at Sunset Rocks, Chattanooga, USA.

04.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Miracle boulder fall

The video of climber Brian Koralewski who, while climbing at Little Rock Canyon, USA, breaks off a chunk of rock weighing 130 kilos…

03.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Bombé bleu at Buoux attempted by Nicolas Januel

Interest in the Buoux Bombé bleu project, also referred to as Chantier by French climbing legend Marc Le Menestrel who bolted the line in 1991, has been rekindled thanks to French climber Nicolas Januel who recently attempted the historic project.

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