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29.04.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Hansjörg Auer Fish route solo on Marmolada 15 years ago today

15 years ago today Hansjörg Auer set a major milestone in mountaineering history with his daring free solo of the Via Through the Fish on the south face of the Marmolada in the Dolomites

Josune Bereziartu, Lynn Hill, Luisa Iovane: three women who have left their mark in the history of rock climbing

Three women, and three climbs, which helped change the course of rock climbing: Luisa Iovane on Comeback in Val San Nicolò in 1986, Lynn Hill on The Nose in 1993 and Josune Bereziartu on Bain de Sang in 2002. Our article written in conjunction with Vibram, to celebrate climbing yesterday, today and tomorrow as part of their 'Learn to Climb with Vibram' project.

05.07.2021 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Climbing Sparkling Moments: Bardonecchia and Stefan Glowacz in the first La Sportiva podcast

In the run-up to the Tokyo Olympics, La Sportiva launches Climbing Sparkling Moments, the first weekly storytelling podcast that talks about the game-changer moments of the history of climbing. Episode #1 features the very first international sport climbing competition in Bardonecchia in 1985, and the famous splits carried out by the rising star Stefan Glowacz.

Five must see crags at Arco, the birthplace of sport climbing as we know it

Massone, Nago, Belvedere, Spiaggia delle Lucertole and Calvario: five crags you must visit to savour the best sport climbing around Arco and Lake Garda. This is the first article in a series made with Vibram, to celebrate climbing yesterday, today and tomorrow as part of its 'Learn to Climb with Vibram' project.

27.02.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Simon Gietl makes winter solo ascent of Mittelpfeiler on Heiligkreuzkofel in the Dolomites

On 25/02/2021 South Tyrolean alpinist Simon Gietl completed a solo ascent of Mittelpfeiler / Pilastro di Mezzo on Heiligkreuzkofel / Sass dla Crusc in the Dolomites, via the Mariacher variation.

02.09.2020 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Heinz Mariacher, mountaineering, freedom and the Paul Preuss Award

The report and words about mountaineering from the Paul Preuss Prize, awarded to the Austrian mountaineer Heinz Mariacher celebrated at Reinhold Messner's Firmian Castle. Mariacher is the eighth alpinist to receive the prestigious award after Messner himself, Hanspeter Eisendle, Albert Precht, Hansjörg Auer, Alexander Huber, Beat Kammerlander and Bernd Arnold.

24.08.2020 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Heinz Mariacher receives Paul Preuss Award 2020

Austrian alpinist Heinz Mariacher is the recipient of the Paul Preuss Award 2020. Mariacher is the eighth mountaineer to receive the prestigious prize after Reinhold Messner, Hanspeter Eisendle, Albert Precht, Hansjörg Auer, Alexander Huber, Beat Kammerlander and Bernd Arnold.

08.04.2020 by Vinicio Stefanello in Climbing

The fascinating game of climbing: Heinz Mariacher on Rude Boys

Watch Heinz Mariacher repeating Rude Boys (8b/5.13c) at Smith Rock, Oregon, USA. A video from 1987 that takes you back to the origins of this 'new climbing’.

14.01.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Pandora on Pordoi, Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messin add huge mixed climb to the Dolomites

From 16 to 17 December 2019, after a day of reconnaissance, alpinists Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini established Pandora (600m, V, M5, A0, WI6) up the west face of Pordoi (Dolomites) . This ice and mixed climb links via Abram with via Niagara and tackles the huge hanging icefall that formed on the upper section of the face.

27.11.2019 by Heinz Mariacher in Climbing

Heinz Mariacher: Back to the future? Magnus Midtbø explores Arco's historic slab climbs

Heinz Mariacher shares his thoughts after Magnus Midtbø paid a visit to Arco, Italy, during which the Norwegian climber attempted to classic slab climbs dating back to the 1980s and first ascended by Mariacher himself: Super Swing at the Swing Area and Tom & Jerry at Spiaggia delle Lucertole.

14.11.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Magnus Midtbø at Arco climbs Heinz Mariacher 80's sketchy slabs

The video of Magnus Midtbø tackling two ‘legendary' slabs at Arco first ascended by Heinz Mariacher: Super Swing (1983) at Swing Area and Tom e Jerry (1984) at Spiaggia delle Lucertole immediately above Lake Garda.

03.07.2018 by Giuliana Tonut in Events

Cjanevate 150 and Arrampicarnia 2018, the great climbing meeting in the Carnic Alps

From 13 to 15 July 2018 Passo di Monte Croce Carnico in the Carnic Alps, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy, will host the historic climbing meeting Arrampicarnia. The event will also celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first ascent of Crete delle Chianevate. Three days of rock climbing, encounters, courses, walks, activities for children and guided ascents up Via Grohmann and Via Normale.

02.07.2018 by Vinicio Stefanello in Climbing

Before and after the Mariacher

90 years La Sportiva. The Mariacher, the violet climbing shoes by La Sportiva that represent an unconditional point of reference in the history of climbing. Not only sport climbing

15.08.2017 by Vinicio Stefanello in Climbing

Free to climb - the discovery of rock climbing at Arco, part 2

The second and final episode about the history of sport climbing at Arco, taken from the book 'Rock Master, Climbing at Arco'.

26.07.2017 by Siebe Vanhee in Alpinism

Don Quixote, three legs and one prothesis up the Marmolada South Face. By Siebe Vanhee

Belgian climber Siebe Vanhee reports about his repeat of Don Quixote up the Marmolada in the Dolomites together with paraclimber Frederik Leys. First climbed by Heinz Mariacher and Reinhard Schiestl in 1979, the route is considered a classic outing up the South Face.

13.06.2017 by Marco Cordin in Alpinism

Tempi Moderni on Marmolada, a young adventure in the Dolomites

18-year-old Marco Cordin's retraces his recent repeat, together with the 16-year-old Pietro Garzon, of Tempi Moderni up the South Face of Marmolada. First climbed in 1982 by Heinz Mariacher and Luisa Iovane, this is one of the most famous rock climbs in the Dolomites.

10.04.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Return to silence. Rock climbing in '90's according to Heinz Mariacher and Luisa Iovane

When climbing resembles poetry: scenes from "Ritorno al silenzio”, the 1992 film about climbing in the Dolomites starring Heinz Mariacher and Luisa Iovane.

21.02.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Federica Mingolla climbing Fisch - Attraverso il Pesce - up Marmolada, Dolomites

Climbing video: the documentary Fish that follows Italian climber Federica Mingolla up the famous rock climb via Attraverso il Pesce (Weg durch den Fisch), first ascended in 1981 by Igor Koller and Jindric Šustr on the South Face of Marmolada, Dolomites.

19.10.2016 by Rolando Larcher in Climbing

Elephant Baby and Gravity Games 30 years later. By Rolando Larcher

Thirty years later. The report by Rolando Larcher who, with his son Alessandro, returned to the climbs Elephant Baby (at San Paolo) and Gravity Games (at Eremo) not only to repeat these historic routes established in 1986 and the first to be graded 8a at Arco, but also to show to someone of the "indoor climbing generation" the origins of sport climbing which in the early 1980’s attempted, through trials and also "errors", to find its way.

07.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Lumignano Climbing Marathon 2016

On 15/10/2016 the crag Lumignano (Italy) will host its international Climbing Marathon meeting.




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