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17.08.2021 by Siebe Vanhee in Alpinism

Histoire sans Fin free at last on Petit Clocher du Portalet by Seb Berthe, Siebe Vanhee

Belgian climbers Siebe Vanhee and Sébastien Berthe have made the first free ascent of Histoire sans Fin on Petit Clocher du Portalet in Switzerland, an 8b+ multi-pitch they describe ravingly as 'the best granite multipitch of the grade in Europe.' Vanhee reports.

28.06.2021 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Watch Marco Sappa climb Greenspit in Valle dell'Orco, Italy

The video of Marco Sappa climbing Greenspit, the difficult roof crack freed by Didier Berthod in Valle Orco, Italy, in 2005.

19.05.2021 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Watch Didier Berthod is Back / Interview with Swiss crack climbing legend

Video Interview with Swiss crack climbing legend Didier Berthod

22.01.2021 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Brittany Goris climbs 8b+ trad with East Coast Fist Bump

American climber Brittany Goris has repeated East Coast Fist Bump, an 8b+ trad climb at Flagstaff, Arizona.

15.10.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Barbara Zangerl climbs Greenspit in Valle dell’Orco

Austrian climber Barbara Zangerl has become the first woman to climb Greenspit, the difficult trad route first ascended by Didier Berthod 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.

14.10.2019 by Michele Caminati in Climbing

Michele Caminati's Greenspit comeback in Valle dell'Orco

Italian climber Michele Caminati has repeated Greenspit, the difficult trad climb freed in Italy’s Valle Orco by Didier Berthod. The ascent marks a significant comeback after his fall on England’s gritstone in 2017.

03.05.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Greenspit, the dream of a generation climbed in Valle Orco by Matteo della Bordella, Francesco Deiana

Matteo della Bordella and Francesco Deiana have both repeated Greenspit, one of the most famous crack climbs in the world in Valle Orco freed by Didier Berthod.

01.10.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Cobra Crack at Squamish climbed by Mason Earle

The video of America’s Mason Earle climbing Cobra Crack, one of the hardest crack climbs in the world located at Squamish, Canada, first ascended by Peter Croft in the ’80’s and freed by Sonnie Trotter in 2006.

19.09.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Greenspit, Fred Moix climbing The Warrior's Roof in Valle dell'Orco

The short film The Warrior’s Roof by Christophe Margot retracing the first ascent of Greenspit in Valle dell’Orco, Italy at the hands of Didier Berthod and documenting the October 2016 repeat by Fred Moix.

28.11.2016 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

The routes climbing photographers dream of

Separate Reality climbed free solo by Wolfgang Güllich and Heinz Zak, Greenspit in Valle dell’Orco by Didier Berthod and Fred Moix. Maurizio Oviglia takes a closer look at the link between photographers and the climbs they have photographed.

02.09.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

British climbers free Disco 2000 on Blåmman in Norway

Dave MacLeod, Calum Muskett and Jacob Cook have made the first free ascent of Disco 2000 (8a+) on Blamman, island of Kvaløya in Norway.

31.10.2013 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Blåmann Wall, aid climbing up Atlantis on Kvaløya Island, Norway

Diego Pezzoli recounts his recent of the aid climb Atlantis (400m, A1+/A2, 8-/8) up the Blamann Wall, Kvaløya Island, Norway.

12.10.2011 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Century Crack, the hardest offwidth in the world?

British climbers Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker have carried out the first pinkpoint ascent of Century Crack in the Canyonlands, USA. An analysis including the first-hand account of Steve "Crusher" Bartlett.

03.12.2009 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Stevie Haston repeats Greenspit in Valle del Orco

British climber Stevie Haston has made a flash ascent of Greenspit in Valle del Orco, Italy

31.08.2009 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Valle del Orco, Greenspit repeats and new route flurry

At the start of August a strong British team travelled to Italy's Valle del Orco where they managed to carry out the third ascent of Greenspit and forge five new routes high above the valley floor.

28.07.2008 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Nicolas Favresse repeats Cobra Crack, Squamish, Canada

On 18/07/2008 Nicolas Favresse made the second ascent of Cobra Crack, first climbed by Sonnie Trotter at Squamish, Canada in 2006.

08.05.2008 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Nicolas Favresse repeats Greenspit and Itaca nel sole in Valle dell' Orco, Italy

Nicolas Favresse has made the first repeats of "Greenspit" 8b+ and "Itaca nel sole" 8b in the Orco valley, Italy.

06.08.2007 by Planetmountain in Climbing

One day ascent of Arctandria on Blamannen for Haid and Auer

On 15 July the Austrians Markus Haid and Hansjörg Auer carried out the first one day ascent of "Arctandria" (8b) on Blamann Wall, Norway.

03.10.2005 by PlanetMountain.com in Climbing

Didier Berthod cleans Greenspit, Valle dell Orco

After his 2003 pinkpoint, Didier Berthod has now climbed Greenspit placing the gear on lead, making it a contender for one of the hardest crack climbs in Europe.

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