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17.09.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Fred Nicole and Giuliano Cameroni, two climbing legends send Legacy in Rocklands

At Rocklands in South Africa the Swiss climbers Giuliano Cameroni and Fred Nicole have both climbed Legacy, a 9a sports climb.

11.03.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Giuliano Cameroni frees REM, 8C+ boulder next to Dreamtime in Cresciano

Swiss climber Giuliano Cameroni has made the first ascent of REM, a boulder problem located on the Dreamtime boulder at Cresciano he believes warrants 8C+.

08.01.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Laura Rogora, Marcello Bombardi, Stefano Carnati, Marco Zanone… climbing a muerte in Spain

Roundup of recent redpoints at Margalef, Siurana and Perles in Spain by the Italian climbers Laura Rogora, Marcello Bombardi, Stefano Carnati and Marco Zanone. In addition, noteworthy attempts at Saint Loup in Switzerland by Riccardo Scarian and Alessandro Zeni.

27.12.2018 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Lorenzo Puri climbs 100 boulder problems 8A and harder

Interview with the 23-year-old Italian climber Lorenzo Puri, who recently climbed his 100th boulder problem graded 8A or harder.

16.06.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Katrin Lehmann boulders Kryptos, only second woman to send 8C

On 14 May Katrin Kaddi Lehmann repeated Kryptos, an 8C boulder problem at Morchelstock in Switzerland. In doing so she has become only the second woman to climb this grade after Ashima Shiraishi.

06.05.2018 by Vinicio Stefanello in Climbing

Melloblocco in Tour 2018, thoughts and words

The 15th edition of Melloblocco, the great climbing and bouldering festival that took place from 3 to 6 May between Lugano and Cresciano (Switzerland) together with MBB Street Boulder Lugano, was completed.

01.05.2018 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Fred Nicole, bouldering at Cresciano and Melloblocco in Tour 2018

Interview with world-famous Swiss climber Fred Nicole in the run-up to Melloblocco 2018 that will take place from 3 to 6 May at Cresciano and Lugano. In 2000 Nicole made the first free ascent of Dreamtime, the first 8C boulder problem in the world.

26.04.2018 by Vinicio Stefanello in Interviews

Simone Pedeferri: bouldering, climbing and the Melloblocco in Tour boulder problems

Interview with Simone Pedeferri, climber and historic Melloblocco route setter, one week before Melloblocco in Tour 2018 which will take place from 3 - 6 May 2018 in Cresciano and Lugano (Switzerland).

20.04.2018 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Melloblocco in Tour 2018: Cresciano, one of most famous bouldering areas in the world

In the run-up to Melloblocco 2018 that will take place from 3 to 6 May 2018 at Cresciano and Lugano we interviewed Claudio Cameroni, one of the first climbers who helped develop the Swiss bouldering area in the ‘90s in order to find out how Cresciano became one of most famous bouldering areas in the world.

10.02.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

12-year-old Oriane Bertone boulders 8B+

Oriane Bertone, the 12-year-old climber from France’s Réunion Island, has climbed Golden Shadow in Rocklands, South Africa. In doing so she has become the youngest person to climb an 8B+ boulder problem.

16.07.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Charles Albert climbs Monkey Wedding 8C barefoot at Rocklands

The video of French climber Charles Albert repeating the 8C boulder problem Monkey Wedding at Rocklands barefoot. Alexander Megos repeated this 2002 Fred Nicole test piece in just 30 minutes.

06.07.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Dreamtime at Cresciano, the boulder problem by Fred Nicole between dream and reality

The Classics | Boulder continues with the third episode dedicated to Dreamtime at Cresciano in Switzerland. Germany's Jan Hojer and Juliane Wurm take a step back in time and explore this problem established in 2000 by Fred Nicole and hailed as the world's first 8C.

24.06.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Martin Keller is The Highlander at Sustenpass in Switzerland

Bouldering: after a 13-year courtship verging on the obsession, Swiss climber Martin Keller has amde the first ascent of The Highlander, an 8C problem at Sustenpass in Switzerland.

22.03.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Ashima Shiraishi claims first female 8C boulder with Horizon

Bouldering: thanks to her ascent of Horizon at Mount Hiei in Japan, the 14-year-old American climber Ashima Shiraishi has become the first woman in the world to climb an 8C boulder problem.

23.02.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Adam Ondra, Alex Puccio, Gabriele Moroni, James Webb, Daniel Jung, Jakob Schubert... climbing above and beyond the limits

A quick overview of some of the most important climbs carried out recently by the likes of Adam Ondra, Alex Puccio, Gabriele Moroni, James Webb, Daniel Jung and Jakob Schubert

17.12.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Simone Tentori boulders hard at Magic Wood and Val Masino

The video by Achille Mauri featuring the last 5 months of Simone Tentori, during which th e young Italian climber managed to send the 8B boulder problem Riverbed at Magic Wood in Switzerland...

22.09.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Isabelle Faus climbs Amandla 8B+ in Rocklands, South Africa

American rock climber Isabelle Faus has sent Amandla, an 8B+ boulder problem put up by Fred Nicole in Rocklands, South Africa. In doing so she joins a select list of female climbers capable of sending 8B+.

27.07.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Bernd Zangerl joins 29dots in Val Noasca

Austrian boulderer Bernd Zangerl​ has made the first ascent of 29 dots, describing the highball in Val Noasca - Valle dell'Orco, Italy, as "the proudest, the hardest piece of rock I climbed in this style."

08.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Giuliano Cameroni repeats Dreamtime at Cresciano

On 6 January 2015 at Cresciano, Tessin (Switzerland), Giuliano Cameroni repeated Dreamtime 8C.

05.12.2014 by Nicholas Hobley in Interviews

Adam Ondra, the 100 x 9a or harder interview

Interview with Czech climber Adam Ondra after his 100th sport climb graded 9a or harder.

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