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12.04.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Video: Pete Whittaker rope-solo climb up El Capitan

The video of Pete Whittaker and his rope-solo free ascent of Freerider up El Capitan in Yosemite. Carried out in November 2016, with this ascent the British climber became the first person to rope solo, all free, El Cap in under 24 hours.

11.04.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Sébastien Bouin adds one of France’s hardest sport climbs to Russan

At the French crag Russan (Pont St Nicholas-Seynes) Seb Bouin has made the first ascent of 'Les yeux plus gros que l’antre'. 70 meters long and graded 9a+/9b, this is now one of the most difficult sport climbs in France.

10.04.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Edu Marin and his Valhalla climb through Getu Grand Arch in China

The second episode documenting the efforts of Spanish climber Edu Marin attempting his new route Valhalla through the immense Grand Arch roof at Getu in China.

05.04.2018 by Planetmountain in Events

Arco Rock Star international climbing photography contest

From 21 to 22 April 2018 Arco (Garda Trentino) will host the Adventure Awards Days and also the international climbing photography contest Arco Rock Star with some of the best outdoor photographers in Europe. Everyone can compete in the Open category; registration now online.

04.04.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Young Nemuel Feurle masters Prinzip Hoffnung

16-year-old Austrian climber Nemuel Feurle has repeated Prinzip Hoffnung, the difficult trad climb freed by Beat Kammerlander on the Bürser Platte in Vorarlberg, Austria in 2009.

03.04.2018 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

Rocca Miloro, sport climbing in Italy's Val di Susa

The crag Rocca Miloro in Val di Susa, Piedmont, Italy, introduced by Maurizio Oviglia. Little known, this offers about twenty routes up to 7c + and interesting climbing on beautiful gneiss.

02.04.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alan Watts - the Smith Rock sport climbing pioneer

Video portrait of American climber Alan Watts, one of the driving forces behind the development of Smith Rock and sport climbing in the USA.

31.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Sachi Amma climbs Japan's first 9b

At Gozen Rock in Japan Sachi Amma has made the first ascent his Soul Mate. Graded 9b, this is now the country’s most difficult sport climb.

31.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Niccolò Ceria Finland bouldering flick

The video of Niccolò Ceria climbing and bouldering close to Helsinki in Finland.

30.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Aguja Desconocida, new climb in Patagonia by Siebe Vanhee and Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll

Siebe Vanhee reports about El Matédor a new climb first ascended with Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll up the East Face of Aguja Desconocida in Patagonia.

30.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Daniel Woods questing for 9b at Oliana, Siurana, Margalef

The video of American climber Daniel Woods at Oliana, Siurana and Margalef, questing for his first 9b. A legendary grade in sport climbing.

25.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Edu Marin's new mega climb up Grand Arch at Getu in China

Spanish rock climber Edu Marin is currently establishing a huge new multi-pitch climb up the Grand Arch at Getu in China.

24.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Yuji Hirayama, James Pearson, Cedar Wright climbing on the Faroe Islands

The video of James Pearson, Cedar Wright and Yuji Hirayama climbing Cape Enniberg on the Faroe Islands.

21.03.2018 by Tom Ehrig in Alpinism

Germans climb new route up Aguja Val Biois in Patagonia

On January 15th 2018 Tom Ehrig, Felix Getzlaff and Lutz Zybell climbed the new route La Torcida (450m, 12 pitches, 7a M) up Aguja Val Biois in Patagonia. Tom Ehrig reports.

16.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Nina Caprez and Barbara Zangerl climbing Die Unendliche Geschichte in Rätikon

The video of Nina Caprez and Barbara Zangerl and their 2015 repeat of the famous multi-pitch alpine sports climb Die Unendliche Geschichte in Rätikon, Switzerland. First ascended by Beat Kammerlander, the route had only been repeated once previously, by Pietro dal Prà in 2005.

15.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Marc-André Leclerc and Ryan Johnson officially presumed dead in Alaska

The two highly talented alpinists Marc-André Leclerc and Ryan Johnson are officially missing and presumed deceased in Alaska. They have not been heard from since their 5 March ascent of the Mendenhall Towers.

13.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Wild French rock climbs in Pirrit Hills, Antarctica

In early 2018 a French Groupe Militaire de haute montagne expedition comprised of Arnaud Bayol, Antoine Bletton, Jean-Yves Igonenc, Didier Jourdain, Sébastien Moatti, Dimitry Munoz established a series of new rock climbs in the Pirrit Hills range of Antarctica. Highlights include Coming in from the cold up Mount Tidd (2244 m) and Corrasion up the virgin Mount Turcotte (1950 m).

11.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Events

Arco Rock Star and Adventure Awards Days 2018, in April the Garda Trentino outdoor festival

From 20 - 22 April 2018 Arco, Italy will host the Adventure Awards Days, the International Festival of adventure and exploration. Star guests include Simone Moro, Jeremy Collins, Jane Goodall, Nicolas Favresse, Emilio Previtali, Dino Lanzaretti, Jakub Rybicki, Valeria Mosca, Igor D’India. The festival will also host the thrid edition of Arco Rock Star, the international climbing photography contest in the heart of Garda Trentino region.

10.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

The metamorphosis of James Pearson / Power Ranger at Sunset Rocks, USA

The tongue-in-cheek video of British climber James Pearson and the transformation he underwent to make the first ascent of Power Ranger (5.14R / 8c) at Sunset Rocks, Chattanooga, USA.

09.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Dawn Wall tailer, Caldwell and Jorgeson climb world's hardest big wall

The trailer of the film Dawn Wall that documents the first free ascent of Dawn Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite, the world’s most difficult big wall climb completed in January 2015 by Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson.

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