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03.02.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Interview with Colin Haley and Alex Honnold after the Cerro Torre Traverse in day (Patagonia)

Interview with Colin Haley and Alex Honnold who on Sunday 31 January 2016 made the first repeat of the Torre Traverse in Patagonia by enchaining Cerro Standhardt, Punta Herron, Torre Egger and Cerro Torre. The American alpinists needed just 20 hours and 40 minutes from Col Standhardt to the summit of Cerro Torre, and 32 hours in total to return to their starting point. The first Torre Traverse was carried out over 4 days in 2008 by Haley together with Rolando Garibotti.

26.01.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolets d'Or 2016 moves to La Grave-La Meije

The press release of the 24th edition of the prestigious international mountaineering award Piolet d’Or that will be celebrated from 14 - 17 April 2016 at La Grave-La Meije, France.

23.01.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Mont Blanc on Google Street View

Google has published a Street View exploration of the Mont Blanc, produced together with Kilian Jornet Burgada, Catherine Destivelle, Patrick Gabarrou, Corrado Korra Pesce, Laetitia Roux, Ueli Steck, Candide Thovex and photographers Jonathan Griffith, Renan Ozturk, Sender Films.

22.01.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Colin Haley makes first solo climb of Torre Egger and Punta Herron in Patagonia

Interview with American alpinist Colin Haley who has just carried out the first solo ascent of Torre Egger (2850m) and Punta Herron (2750m) in Patagonia, requiring 16.5 hours for the ascent and 9 for the descent.

18.12.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alex Honnold and Stacy Bare in Angola

The journey of American rock climber Alex Honnold to Angola, to discover the country’s potential for rock climbing and also to follow up the Honnold Foundation pilot program of home solar systems for the local population. His travel companion Stacy Bare returned to see the progress made by the landmine clearance organisation Halo Foundation.

25.11.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alex Honnold, video portrait and climbing trip to Angola

Two videos about American rock climber Alex Honnold: a video portrait filmed by Fred Moix and the trailer of a trip to Angola where, apart from climbing, he initiated a pilot program of home solar systems for the local population.

26.10.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Russian alpinists claim first ascent of virgin Thulagi Chuli in Nepal

On 25/09/2015 the Russian mountaineers Aleksander Gukov, Ivan Dozhdev, Valeriy Shamalo and Ruslan Kirichenko completed the first ascent of Thulagi Chuli (7059m) a hitherto unclimbed peak in the Nepalese Himalaya. The new route up the West Face is called Happy Birthday, is 1850m high and is graded TD+, VI (5c), AI 4+, M4.

28.09.2015 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Hans Florine climbs The Nose on El Capitan 100 times

Interview with American rock climber Hans Florine who a fortnight ago made his 100th ascent of The Nose, the famous rock climb up El Capitan in Yosemite, USA.

24.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

The Nose on El Capitan via Google Street View

Today Google released a Street View version of The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite along with climbers Tommy Caldwell, Alex Honnold and Lynn Hill.

13.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolet d'Or 2015: the 3 ascent videos

The videos of the three Piolet d'Or 2015 winning ascents: the Fitz Roy Traverse by Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold, Thamserku by the Russians Alexander Gukov and Alexei Lonchinskiy and the ascent of Hagshu by the Slovenians Aleš Česen, Luka Lindič and Marko Prezelj.  The videos were produced for the award's ceremony of the Piolets d'Or 2015. Concept & editing Vinicio Stefanello (Planetmountain.com) and Francesco Mansutti (Studio Due) for Comune di Courmayeur and Centro Servizi Courmayeur srl.

13.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolet d'Or 2015: the grande finale at Courmayeur

On Saturday 11 April the awards ceremony of the 23rd Piolets d'Or, the Oscars of alpinism, were held at Courmayeur, Italy. Americans Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold, Russians Aleksander Gukov and Aleksey Lonchinsky and Slovenians Marko Prezelj, Ales Cesen and Luka Lindic were awarded the Piolet d'Or 2015. Britain’s Chris Bonington received the Piolet d'Or Carrière.

10.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolet d'Or 2015: the world's mountaineering élite at Courmayeur and Chamonix

Courmayeur and Chamonix are the world’s mountaineering capital once again thanks to the Piolet d'Or 2015. The recipients of the 23rd edition of this prestigious award are Tommy Caldwell, Alex Honnold, Alexander Gukov, Alexei Lonchinskiy, Aleš Česen, Luka Lindič and Marko Prezelj. The 7th Piolet d'Or Carrière will be awarded to the great British mountaineer Chris Bonington.

05.03.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

Piolet d'Or 2015: three expeditions selected

Three expeditions have been selected for the Piolets d'Or 2015: the traverse of the Fitz Roy range by Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold,the ascent ofl Thamserku by the Russians Alexander Gukov and Alexei Lonchinskiy and the ascent of Hagshu by the Slovenians Ales Cesen, Luka Lindic and Marko Prezelj. During the 23rd edition of the prestigious mountaineering award, which will be celebrated from 9 - 12 April 2015 at Courmayeur and Chamonix at the foot of Mont Blanc, Britain's Sir Chris Bonington will receive the Piolet d'Or Lifetime Achievement Award at Courmayeur on 11 April 2015.

28.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Colin Haley and Alex Honnold attempt one-day Torre Traverse in Patagonia

In Patagonia American alpinists Colin Haley and Alex Honnold have attempted a one day ascent of the Cerro Torre Traverse, enchaining Cerro Torre, Torre Egger, Punta Herron and Cerro Standhardt. The two were forced to turn back just two pitches below the last summit due to the Patagonian winds.

20.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolet d'Or 2015 and the big list of 58 climbs

58 ascents carried out in 2014 have been included in the "Big list" of the Piolets d'Or, the most prestigious mountaineering award that will be celebrated between 9 - 12 April, 2015 at Courmayeur and Chamonix, at the foot of Mont Blanc.

11.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Dawn Wall frenzy reaches fever pitch as Caldwell and Jorgeson climb to new heights on El Capitan

Both Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson have reached new personal high points during their endeavour to free climb in a single, ground-up push the Dawn Wall project on El Capitan, Yosemite.

09.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Fitz Roy traverse. The video of Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold in Patagonia

The video of Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold and the historic first traverse of the major ridge line of Fitz Roy in Patagonia.

31.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson start Dawn Wall push

American climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson are currently on making their ground-up attempt to free Dawn Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite.

01.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alex Honnold and Josh McCoy repeat the Muir Wall in Yosemite

American climber Alex Honnold, together with Josh McCoy, has free climbed the Muir Wall (5.13b/c) and PreMuir (5.13c/d) El Capitan, Yosemite.

12.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Books-press

National Geographic People's Choice Adventurer of the Year

From 07/11/2014 to 31/01/2015 you can cast your vote online for the National Geographic Adventurer of the Year 2014. Nominees include Tommy Caldwell, Kit DesLauriers, Will Gadd, Wasfia Nazreen and Ueli Steck.

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