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19.09.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Emma Twyford first British woman to climb 9a, Big Bang at Lower Pen Trwyn

On 17 September 2019 British rock climber Emma Twyford successfully redpointed Big Bang at Lower Pen Trwyn in North Wales. In doing so she has become the first British woman to climb 9a.

29.06.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Barbara Zangerl climbs Pre-Muir Wall, beautiful big wall on El Capitan in Yosemite

Austrian climber Barbara Zangerl accompanied by her partner Jacopo Larcher has completed a free ascent of the Pre-Muir Wall, a beautiful big wall up El Capitan in Yosemite.

29.05.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Steve McClure masters GreatNess Wall, huge E10 trad route at Nesscliffe

Britain’s Steve McClure has made the first ascent of GreatNess Wall, the long-standing trad climbing project at Nesscliffe, England. Graded E10 7a, this checks in as one of the most difficult trad climbs in Great Britain.

18.05.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

James McHaffie takes trad climbing whipper at Nesscliffe

Video of British trad climber James McHaffie taking a long fall off an old trad climbing project at Nesscliffe, England.

30.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Hard trad repeats in Wales by James McHaffie, Angus Kille, Emma Twyford, Gérome Pouvreau, Florence Pinet

Good weather has resulted in a series of hard trad repeats in Wales by the likes of James McHaffie, Angus Kille, Emma Twyford, Gérome Pouvreau and Florence Pinet.

26.05.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Hard trad repeats at Dyer's Lookout in Devon, UK

Walk of Life has been repeated at Dyer's Lookout in Britain by James McHaffie, while he, Madeleine Cope and Emma Twyford have repeated Once Upon a Time in the South West. Graded E9, these are some of the finest and most fearsome trad climbs in Great Britain.

09.07.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Caroline Ciavaldini repeats Voie Petit on Grand Capucin, Mont Blanc

French climber Caroline Ciavaldini has repeated Voie Petit, the 450m 8b multi-pitch climb on Grand Capucin (3838m), Mont Blanc first ascended in 1997 by Arnaud Petit, Stephanie Bodet, Pascal Gaudin and Jean-Paul Petit and freed in 2005 by Alexander Huber.

02.05.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

James McHaffie climbs new Dinas Cromlech desperate

British rock climber James McHaffie has made the first ascent of House of Talons, an E9 6c on Dinas Cromlech, Llanberis Pass, Wales.

10.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Johnny Dawes slate masterpiece repeated after 28 years

James McHaffie and Pete Robins have repeated Coeur de Lion E8 7a in Twll Mawr, Llanberis, Wales. This is only second ascent of the route that was put up by Johnny Dawes in 1987.

23.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Steve McClure and Leah Crane on Meltdown at Dinorwig, Wales

Steve McClure and Leah Crane on the route Meltdown at Twll Mawr, Dinorwig slate mines, Wales.

24.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Neil Mawson makes first ascent of Choronzon E10 7a in Wales

On 21 September 2014 Neil Mawson made the first ascent of Choronzon at Pembroke in Wales. Graded E10 7a, this checks in as one of the hardest trad routes in the UK.

01.08.2013 by Planetmountain in Climbing

The Meltdown, the video of James McHaffie and Johnny Dawes

The documentary of The Meltdown in the Dinorwig quarries in Wales, an old Johnny Dawes project freed by James McHaffie in summer 2012.

11.07.2013 by Planetmountain in Climbing

James McHaffie repeats The Indian Face at Cloggy

On 9 July James McHaffie made the fifth ascent of The Indian Face, E9 6c on Cloggy, Wales.

21.06.2013 by Nicholas Hobley in Alpinism

Arc'teryx Alpine Arc'ademy: a weekend of mountaineering and safety on Mont Blanc

Alpinism, courses, safety and fun on stunning Mont Blanc. The simple recipe of the Arc'teryx Alpine Academy 2013 that took place from 14 - 16 June at Chamonix to find out more about climbing and alpinism.

03.06.2013 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Long Hope Route first repeat by James McHaffie and Ben Bransby

James McHaffie and Ben Bransby have made the first repeat of Long Hope Route, St John's Head, Hoy, Orkneys, Scotland.

21.09.2012 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Neil Gresham and his Olympiad climb

Interview with British climber Neil Gresham after his first ascent of the Deep Water Solo Olympiad 8b at Pembroke, Wales.

25.07.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

The Meltdown, video of Johnny Dawes and Jerry Moffatt on the Welsh slate testpiece

The video filmed by Alun Hughes of Johnny Dawes and Jerry Moffatt during their early attempts on The Meltdown, the super testpiece freed recently by James McHaffie at the Dinorwig slate quarries in Wales.

10.07.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

James McHaffie conquers the Meltdown in Wales' Dinorwig slate quarries

Big news comes from the fresh Dinorwig slate quarries in Wales where British climber James McHaffie has freed an old project which over the years had come to be known as The Meltdown project.

01.08.2011 by Planetmountain in Climbing

James McHaffie repeats The Big Bang at Lower Pen Trwyn

James McHaffie has made the first repeat of The Big Bang 9a at Lower Pen Trwyn, first climbed in 1996 by Neil Carson.

16.10.2010 by Nicholas Hobley in Climbing

Adam Ondra is Tough Enough on Tsaranoro in Madagascar

Adam Ondra has carried out the first free ascent in a single day of Tough Enough (8c, 380m) on the East Face of Karambony in Tsaranoro Valley, Madagascar. He concluded his trip by repeating Bravo les Filles (8b, 600m) and making the first free ascent of Mora Mora (8c, 700m).

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