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20.12.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Jesse Dufton onsights Forked Lightning Crack, classic gritstone trad climb at Heptonstall Quarry

The video of blind rock climber Jesse Dufton climbing the famous E2 trad climb Forked Lightning Crack at Heptonstall Quarry in England.

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.



18.12.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Angela Eiter frees Madame Ching in Austria

Above Imst in Austria Angela Eiter has made the first ascent of Madame Ching, her most difficult first ascent to date.

17.12.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

François Cazzanelli, Francesco Ratti in the film Along Our Skyline and live interview

Watch the film Along Our Skyline which documents the first winter linkup of the Furggen chain, the Matterhorn and the Grandes Murailles and Petites Murailles mountain chains carried out by François Cazzanelli and Francesco Ratti in January 2020. The two mountaineers will be interviewed live this evening at 21:00 on the Salewa Facebook page




16.12.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Niccolò Ceria repeats Gioia, Christian Core's masterpiece at Varazze

Italian boulderer Niccolò Ceria has made the fourth ascent of Gioia at Varazze, the boulder problem established by Christian Core in 2008, graded 8C+ and hitherto repeated by only Adam Ondra and Nalle Hukkataival.

16.12.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Petzl Legend Tour Italy, the trailer about sport climbing at Finale Ligure

The trailer to Petzl Legend Tour Italy, a journey to Finale Ligure exploring the origins of Italian sport climbing.

14.12.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Makatea: climbing on French Polynesia’s paradisiacal island

The film Makatea Vertical Adventure by Guillaume Broust that documents the birth of climbing on the remote island of Makatea in French Polynesia.

12.12.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Savannah Cummins is The New Kid climbing in Antarctica

The film The New Kid from Cedar Wright featuring American climber and photographer Savannah Cummins on her first ever climbing expedition, to Antarctica with Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin, Alex Honnold and Anna Pfaff

10.12.2020 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Sport Climbing added to Paris 2024 Olympic Games

Sport climbing has officially been included in the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. The total number of medal events increases to four and the disciplines are now comprised of the Combined Boulder & Lead, and Speed.

07.12.2020 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Goodbye Doug Scott

British mountaineer Doug Scott passed away today. Aged 79, he was recognised as one of the greatest mountaineers of all times.

05.12.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Nicolai Užnik sends Bügeleisen sit, 8C in Maltatal, Austria

Bügeleisen sit in the Maltatal has been repeated by Nicolai Uznik. This 8C boulder problem was first climbed in 2014 by Nalle Hukkataival and has been repeated by Jakob Schubert and Stefan Scarperi.

02.12.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Bernd Zangerl explores his limits on Grenzenlos in Valle dell’Orco

Austrian boulderer Bernd Zangerl has made the first ascent of a difficult crack called Grenzenlos in Valle Orco, Italy. Protected with a pecker, it is a mix between a trad climb and a highball.

30.11.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Edu Marín on The Clinic, the most difficult sport climb in China

The video of Spanish climber Edu Marín making the first ascent in December 2019 of The Clinic, at 9a+, the hardest sport climb in China
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30.11.2020 by Federica Mingolla in Alpinism

Federica Mingolla frees Angels and Demons in Valle Orco

On Caporal in Valle dell’Orco, Italy, Federica Mingolla has made the first free ascent of 'Angels and Demons', the multi-pitch rock climb started by Ezio Marlier and Massimo Farina 15 years ago Mingolla completed the route with Leonardo Gheza before freeing it with Simone Papalia. Her report, as well as those of photographer Federico Ravassard.

28.11.2020 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Viktoriia Meshkova, Aleksei Rubtsov qualify for Tokyo Olympic Games

Viktoriia Meshkova and Aleksei Rubtsov from Russia have qualified for Tokyo Olympic Games after winning the European Combined Championships in Moscow, Russia. Stasa Gejo and Sascha Lehmann placed second, Eliska Adamovska and Sergei Luzhetskii placed third.

28.11.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Sébastien Bouin makes first repeat of Fred Rouhling’s De l’autre Côté du Ciel

French rock climber Seb Bouin has made the first repeat of another Fred Rouhling 1990’s testpiece, De l’autre Côté du Ciel at Les Eaux Claires.

28.11.2020 by Planetmountain in Competitions

European Combined Championships Moscow 2020: live Finals

Live streaming at 13:35 CET today from the Finals of the European Combined Championships 2020, currently taking place in Moscow, Russia. Up for grabs the final two European spots at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

27.11.2020 by Planetmountain in Competitions

European Combined Championships Moscow 2020: Qualifiers live

Live streaming today of the European Combined Championships 2020 from Moscow, Russia, for the final two European spots at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

27.11.2020 by Marco Bozzetta in Alpinism

Rosengarten Dolomites climb in memory of Andrea Concini

Mountain guide Marco Bozzetta reports about the new multi-pitch rock climb established up Pala di Socorda (Dirupi di Larsec, Rosengarten group, Dolomites) with Giovanni Andriano. The new route is dedicated to Andrea Concini who perished last winter on the north face of Cima Brenta, and with whom Bozzetta had started the route.

26.11.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Stefano Ghisolfi - The Way to Change

The first three episodes produced by Stefano Ghisolfi and Sara Grippo documenting the Italian’s repeat of Change, the world’s first 9b+ located at Flatanger in Norway.

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