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19.07.2022 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alex Honnold, Cedar Wright and the 2014 free solo of El Sendero Luminoso

Cedar Wright has released support footage of Alex Honnold's 2014 free solo of El Sendero Luminoso (7b+/c, 500m) on El Toro, Potrero Chico, Mexico.

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.

19.03.2022 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Reel Rock 16

From 24 to 27 March the global online premiere of Reel Rock 16 featuring 4 new climbing films: Bridge Boys with Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker, Barefoot Charles with Charles Albert, Big Things To Come with Alex Johnson and Cuddle with Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold.

04.03.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Alex Honnold completes free solo of Dolomites Gelbe Mauer and American Direct on Petit Dru

Last summer American climber Alex Honnold made a free solo ascent of Gelbe Mauer / Muro Giallo on Cima Piccola at the Tre Cime di Lavaredo in the Dolomites, and most of the American Direct on Petit Dru in the Mont Blanc massif. His climbs without a rope were filmed as part of the virtual reality project 'Alex Honnold: The Soloist VR', produced by British mountaineer and director Jon Griffith

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.

07.11.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nirmal Purja and the film 14 Peaks: Nothing Is Impossible

The trailer to 14 Peaks: Nothing Is Impossible, the film that documents the attempts of 
Nepalese mountaineer Nirmal Purja to climb all 14 of the world’s 8,000-meter peaks in seven months.

19.10.2021 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Great Wide Open with Alex Honnold

The episodes of Great Wide Open directed by Jared Leto continue with American rock climber Alex Honnold.

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.

22.03.2021 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Adam Ondra and Alex Honnold discuss sport climbing, big walls and more

Watch Adam Ondra and Alex Honnold discuss their sport climbing, big wall climbing and more.

15.02.2021 by Nicholas Hobley in Interviews

Sean Villanueva and the magical Moonwalk Traverse of Fitz Roy skyline solo in Patagonia

Interview with Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll after the Fitz Roy Traverse in Patagonia, carried out solo from 5 to 10 February and christened the Moonwalk Traverse by the Belgian mountaineer. This is only the second time that the iconic skyline of Patagonia has been climbed in its entirety in a single push, and the first solo.

12.02.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Sean Villanueva completes astounding solo of Fitz Roy Traverse in Patagonia

Belgian climber Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll has made a solo ascent of the Fitz Roy Traverse in Patagonia. This is one of the most important climbs ever carried out in Patagonia.

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

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.

08.10.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Reinhold Messner and Nirmal Purja encounter streamed today at 12

On Thursday 8 October 2020 at 12:00 the encounter between Reinhold Messner and Nirmal Purja, two of the most famous mountaineers in the world, will be streamed on gazzetta.it and ilfestivaldellosport.it

05.10.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Reinhold Messner and Nirmal Purja meeting for Sports Festival in Italy

On Thursday 8 October the video will be aired documenting the encounter between Reinhold Messner and Nirmal Purja, two of the most famous mountaineers in the world, in the run-up to the Gazzetta dello Sport Festival which take place in Milan, Italy, from Friday 9 to Sunday 11 October.

17.09.2020 by Giacomo Meliffi. in Climbing

Giacomo Meliffi makes free solo ascent of Legoland, legendary crack climb in Valle dell’Orco

Italian climber Giacomo Meliffi has made a free solo ascent of Legoland, the famous crack climb in Valle dell’Orco, Italy.

25.06.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Sonnie Trotter climbing Cobra Crack at Squamish in Canada


The video of Sonnie Trotter making the first free ascent of Cobra Crack at Squamish in Canada, freed in 2006 and to this day one of the hardest crack climbs in the world.

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.

13.01.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Miles Adamson tops Too Tall to Fall, huge highball at Bishop

26-year-old Miles Adamson from Canada has made the first ascent of Too Tall to Fall, a huge highball boulder problem at the Buttermilks in Bishop, California, USA.

05.01.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Emily Harrington’s fall on El Capitan in Yosemite

The video detailing the accident that occurred to Emily Harrington while attempting to free climb Golden Gate in a single day up El Capitan in Yosemite on 24 November 2019.

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