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03.04.2021 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Daniel Woods establishes Return of the Sleepwalker, 9A boulder problem at Red Rocks

American rock climber Daniel Woods has made the first ascent of Return of the Sleepwalker, a 17-move problem at Red Rocks, USA which he has graded V17/9A making it one of the very hardest boulder problems in the world.

21.03.2021 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Manuel Cornu 
at Fontainebleau repeats Le pilier du désert assis direct, suggests 8C+


At Fontainebleau in France Manuel Cornu has repeated Le pilier du désert assis direct and suggested an upgrade to 8C+.




18.02.2021 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Simon Lorenzi talks Soudain seul, his 9A boulder problem at Fontainebleau in France

Interview with Simon Lorenzi after the first ascent of Soudain seul, ie the sit start to Big Island at Fontainebleau in France, which the Belgian rock climber has graded 9A.

10.02.2021 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Simon Lorenzi establishes Soudain seul at Fontainebleau and proposes 9A boulder

Belgian rock climber Simon Lorenzi has freed the sit start to Big Island at Fontainebleau in France, calling the extension Soudain seul and grading it 9A.

27.01.2021 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Nicolas Januel finds Le sens de la fête 8B+ boulder at Fontainebleau

The video of French rock climber Nico Januel who has made the first ascent of Le sens de la fête 8B+ boulder at Fontainebleau.

20.01.2021 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Solenne Piret inspirational on Onde de Choc at Fontainebleau

On Saturday 9 January 2021 French paraclimber Solenne Piret made a remarkable ascent of Onde de Choc, a 7B boulder problem at Fontainebleau.

16.10.2020 by Planetmountain in Environment

Petition against oil drilling close to Fontainebleau

A petition has been launched by Environnement Bocage Gâtinais (EBG) against an Oil Drilling project just 4 km from the Fontainebleau forest, famous for being the world's bouldering mecca. On the 19th of October EBG will present the petition to the commissioner.

24.09.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Simon Lorenzi sends Quoi de neuf classic roof bloc at Orsay in France

The video of Belgian climber Simon Lorenzi on Quoi de neuf, an 8B + boulder problem at Orsay in France.



23.07.2020 by Claude Gardien in Alpinism

Catherine Destivelle awarded Piolet d'Or Carrière Lifetime Achievement Award


French mountaineer Catherine Destivelle will become the first woman to receive the Piolet d'Or Carrière Lifetime Achievement Award at the Ladek Mountain Festival in Poland in September. In the past the coveted prize has been awarded to greatest mountaineers of all times.

11.06.2020 by Giovanni Spitale in Alpinism

Hike & Fly with Angela Bonato, Giovanni Spitale

Giovanni Spitale and Angela Bonato discuss their Hike & Fly; powered only by their own means they reach point where to liftoff and fly their paragliders. An eco-friendly and sensible way to enjoy the mountains in these particular times. By Giovanni Spitale.

27.05.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Oriane Bertone at Fontainebleau frees her first 8C boulder problem

15-year-old climber Oriane Bertone has climbed what she believes to be her first 8C boulder problem, Satan I Helvete low start at Fontainebleau in France. As the name suggests, this adds a low start to the famous problem put up by Dave Graham in 2003.

27.04.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Matilda Söderlund sends her first 8B boulder, Armstrong assis at Nockeby in Sweden

Swedish climber Matilda Söderlund has climbed her first 8B boulder problem, Armstrong assis at Nockeby. She is one of the few female climbers to climb 8B boulder and a 9a sports climb.



18.04.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Charles Albert climbing No kpote only at Fontainebleau

The video of Charles Albert making the first ascent of No kpote only at Fontainebleau in France. Freed by the French climber in January 2019, the boulder problem was repeated by Ryohei Kameyama who suggested 8C+/9A.

31.03.2020 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Eline & Marc Le Menestrel: Chouca and Buoux, yesterday, today and tomorrow

Chouca at Buoux is one of those routes that has marked the history of sport climbing. First ascended in 1985 by Marc Le Menestrel, it was recently repeated by his daughter Eline Le Menestrel. This was an excellent pretext to find out more about this legendary climb and why the crag Buoux continues to be in step with the times.

02.05.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Caroline Sinno at Fontainebleau climbs her first 8B, L'insoutenable Légèreté de l'Autre

French climber Caroline Sinno has climbed her first 8B boulder problem, L'insoutenable Légèreté de l'Autre, at Fontainebleau

04.03.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Women's Bouldering Festival in Fontainebleau

The video of the first Women's Bouldering Festival in Fontainebleau in September 2018. The next Festival will take place from 28-29/09/2019.

20.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Giuliano Cameroni potent on Poison the Well, 8C+ boulder at Brione in Switzerland

Swiss rock climber Giuliano Cameroni has made the first ascent of Poison the Well, an 8C+ boulder problem at Brione in Switzerland.

19.01.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Charles Albert at Fontainebleau climbs world's second 9A boulder problem

At Fontainebleau in France Charles Albert, climbing barefoot, has established No Kapote Only, a boulder problem he believes to be 9A. This is only the second boulder in the world graded 9A, after Burden of Dreams freed by Nalle Hukkataival in 2016 in Finland.

29.11.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Shawn Raboutou climbs Off the Wagon Low, first 8C+ in Switzerland

American climber Shawn Raboutou has made the long-awaited first ascent of Off the Wagon Low, in Val Bavona. Reportedly graded 8C+, this is now the hardest boulder problem in Switzerland.

28.11.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Mélissa Le Nevé shines on Golden Ticket 8c+ at Red River Gorge

French climber Mélissa Le Nevé has repeated Golden Ticket, an 8c+ sports climb at Red River Gorge, USA.

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