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12.10.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

The Nose Speed Record, the Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell film teaser

The teaser of the new movie The Nose Speed Record which documents the speed record up El Capitan in Yosemite set by Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell.

06.06.2018 by Nicholas Hobley in Climbing

Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell climb The Nose in under 2 hours to set new El Capitan speed record

This morning American climbers Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell set another speed record on The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite. This time the duo broke the legendary 2-hour barrier, climbing the big wall route in 1:58:07.

05.06.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell break The Nose Speed record again

Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell have broken the speed record on The Nose once again, climbing the iconic big wall on El Capitan Yosemite in 2:01:50. In other news, on 2 June the two well-known rock climbers Jason Wells and Tim Klein lost their lives on El Capitan.

30.05.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold smash The Nose Speed record

American climbers Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold have set a new speed record on The Nose, climbing El Capitan in Yosemite in 2:10:15.

17.04.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

The Nose Speed time lapse featuring Brad Gobright, Jim Reynolds

The time-lapse documentary of the record-breaking speed ascent of The Nose up El Capitan in Yosemite, climbed in 2:19:44 on 21 October 2017 by Jim Reynolds and Brad Gobright.

22.02.2018 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Jim Bridwell, at the forefront of climbing and alpinism since the 60's

The 2002 interview / portrait of American climber and mountaineer Jim Bridwell, one of the undisputed driving forces of rock climbing in Yosemite and on the world’s most inhospitable mountains, who died on 16 February 2018 at the age of 73. By Vinicio Stefanello.

17.02.2018 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Jim Bridwell, goodbye to legendary rock climber The Bird

Jim Bridwell has left us. Yesterday, February 16th 2018, one of the absolute legends of rock climbing and mountaineering, died aged 73.

02.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

El Capitan The Nose speed record video of Gobright & Reynolds

A video documenting a part of the amazing ascent carried out by Jim Reynolds and Brad Gobright as they set a new speed record on The Nose, El Capitan,Yosemite on 21 October 2017 when they climbed the route in 2:19:44.

27.10.2017 by Planetmountain in Interviews

The Nose Speed, new record set by Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds on El Capitan

Interview with American climber Jim Reynolds who on 21 October 2017 teamed up with Brad Gobright to speed climb The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite in 2:19:44. In doing so they beat the previous speed record set in 2012 by Alex Honnold and Hans Florine by almost four minutes.

27.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

A Brief, Biased History of Big Wall Climbing

The short film 'A Brief, Biased History of Big Wall Climbing' animated by Jeremy Collins and narrated by Timmy O’Neill.

30.12.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Donner Summit saved for climbing in California

Rock climbing at the Black Wall and other granite crags at the world class Donner Summit in California has been secured thanks to the Access Fund, the local climbing community and other partners who have purchased the land.

13.09.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Snake Dike lights up Half Dome in Yosemite to raise awareness for safe climbing

One of the most famous moderate routes in Yosemite, Snake Dike on Half Dome, was lit up on 29 August 2015 to raise awareness for the American Safe Climbing Association (ASCA) and highlight safety issues concerning rebolting and regularly maintaining existing sport climbs.

17.06.2014 by Planetmountain in Books-press

Valley Uprising, the history of rock climbing in Yosemite Valley, USA

The trailer of Valley Uprising, the documentary that retraces the history of rock climbing in Yosemite Valley, USA.

22.03.2013 by Planetmountain in Events

Piolets d'Or, special mention to Kennedy, Kruk, Lama and Ornter

The Jury motivation for the special mention assigned to Hayden Kennedy and Jason Kruk, David Lama and Peter Ortner which will be awarded during the 21st Piolet d'Or, scheduled to take place from 3 - 6 April 2013 at Courmayeur and Chamonix at the foot of Mont Blanc.

27.09.2012 by PlanetMountain in Alpinism

Help Jim Bridwell, the fund report

We have received and published the report sent to us by Giovanni Groaz, on behalf of the Help Jim Bridwell Committee, regarding the donations received and sent to the American climber after the appeal in 2008.

29.08.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Pilastro Parmenide, new route up Cima dell'Auta

On 1 -2/08/2012 Italian climbers Giorgio Travaglia and Stefano Valsecchi made the first ascent of Pilastro Parmenide (500m VI + A3+ + 100m of grade II) up the South Face of Cima dell'Auta orientale (Marmolada, Dolomites). The route was started by Travaglia and others in 2010.

16.08.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Standhardt winter success for Siegrist, Senf and Weber

Stephan Siegrist, Thomas Senf and Ralf Weber have successfully climbed Cerro Stanhardt, the northermost summit of Patagonia's Cerro Torre group, in winter and in alpine style via the classic Exocet route.

17.07.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Zombie Roof at Squamish and the Will Stanhope free solo

Video story of the historic rock climb Zombie Roof at Squamish (Canada) which includes the first free solo by Will Stanhope, narrated by local rock climber Perry Beckham.

13.07.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Ascending Rhythm, the rhythm of climbing according to Ron Kauk and Sterling Johnson

Ascending Rhythm, two video clips by Sterling Johnson and Ron Kauk about climbing as an interior journey into nature, set in the fantastic Yosemite Valley.

13.03.2012 by Jim Bridwell in Alpinism

Jim Bridwell, his Cerro Torre point of view

The thoughts of American alpinist Jim Bridwell about the bolt chopping on the Compressor Route, Cerro Torre, Patagonia




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