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25.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Oscars: Free Solo featuring Alex Honnold climbing El Capitan wins Best Documentary

The film Free Solo that chronicles the extraordinary solo, ropeless ascent of Alex Honnold up El Capitan in Yosemite has won an Oscar for Best Documentary. Directed by Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, this is the first time a climbing film has won the most prestigious award in filmmaking.

11.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Free Solo featuring Alex Honnold climbing El Capitan wins BAFTA and Eddie Awards

Free Solo, the film that portrays Alex Honnold and his ropeless ascent of Freerider up El Capitan in Yosemite directed by Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, won a BAFTA award last night in the Documentary category. In early February, Free Solo won a Eddie Award at the American Cinema Editors Awards 2019.

22.01.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Oscars 2019 nominations: Free Solo featuring Alex Honnold climbing El Capitan

The film Free Solo directed by Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi that documents Alex Honnold and his journey to climb, without a rope, Freerider up El Capitan in Yosemite, has been nominated for an Oscar Award 2019.

15.12.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Parody of Free Solo, the film about Alex Honnold climbing Freerider without a rope

The parody of the trailer to Free Solo that documents Alex Honnold and his climb without a rope of Freerider up El Capitan in Yosemite on 3 June 2017

02.11.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alex Honnold, Freerider, El Capitan: what if he falls?

The short film featuring Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin as they analyse the production of Free Solo, the film that documents Alex Honnold and his climb without ropes of Freerider up El Capitan, Yosemite, USA in June 2017.

22.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

The Dawn Wall trailer, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson climb El Capitan

The trailer of the film Dawn Wall retracing the first free ascent of the world’s most difficult big wall, Dawn Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite freed by Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson.

19.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Antarctica success for American exploratory expedition

Climbers Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin, Savannah Cumins, Alex Honnold, Anna Pfaff, Cedar Wright and Pablo Durana have concluded their expedition to Queen Maud Land in Antarctica. The American alpinists succeed in climbing numerous routes, including the first ascent of a big wall established up Ulvetanna by Chin and Anker.

13.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

New Antarctic climbs by strong American expedition

An all-star expedition comprised of American alpinists Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin, Savannah Cumins, Alex Honnold, Anna Pfaff, Cedar Wright and the cameraman Pablo Durana is currently in Queen Maud Land in Antarctica where various members have managed to establish a flurry of new rock climbs.

11.12.2015 by Alessandra Raggio in Interviews

Jimmy Chin: adventure in a photograph

Interview with American alpinist, photographer and filmmaker Jimmy Chin. By Alessandra Raggio

23.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Meru at the Sundance Film Festival

This evening Meru will première at the Sundance Film Festival. The film documents the first ascent of Shark's Fin up the NW face of Meru (6310), Himalaya, carried out in 2011 by American alpinists Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk.

21.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alex Honnold solo climbs Heaven in Yosemite

The climbing video of Alex Honnold soloing Heaven in Yosemite, USA.

15.03.2013 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Renan Ozturk

The video clip of some of the recent works of American alpinist and filmmaker Renan Ozturk.

06.12.2012 by Planetmountain in Events

Conrad Anker and Simone Moro at London for the TNF Speaker Series 2012

The final stage of the The North Face Speaker Series 2012 took place in London on 20/11/2012 with two great alpinists: America's Conrad Anker and Italy's Simone Moro. The themes couldn't have been any others than alpinism and the Himalaya, from Meru to Gasherbrum II.

06.11.2012 by Planetmountain in Books-press

National Geographic Adventurers of the Year Nominees 2013

From 1/11/2013 to 16/01/2013 you can cast your vote for the National Geographic Adventurer of the Year 2013.

27.07.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

K7, new route up the East Face by Kennedy, Dempster and Novak

Kyle Dempster, Hayden Kennedy and Urban Novak have made the first ascent of a new route up the virgin East Face of K7 (Karakorum, Pakistan).

26.07.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Jimmy Chin, the video portrait

The video portrait produced by Evan Swinehart about American photographer and alpinist Jimmy Chin.

29.03.2012 by Planetmountain in Events

Piolets d'Or 2012, the videos of the ascents

The videos of the six ascents nominated for the Piolet d'Or 2012, awarded to the Slovenians Nejc Marcic and Luka Strazar for their ascent of K7 West (Pakistan) and the Americans Mark Richey, Steve Swenson and Freddie Wilkinson for their ascent of Torre Egger (Patagonia) by Bjorn-Eivind Aartun and Ole Lied received a special mention from the Jury. The videos were created for the award's celebration of the Piolets d'Or 2012 at Courmayeur by Vinicio Stefanello (Planetmountain.com) and Francesco Mansutti.

25.03.2012 by Planetmountain in Events

Piolets d'Or 2012: K7 West and Saser Kangri II

The Piolet d'Or 2012 was awarded to two ascents, K7 West in Pakistan climbed by the Slovenians Nejc Marcic and Luka Strazar, and Saser Kangri II in India climbed by the Americans Mark Richey, Steve Swenson and Freddie Wilkinson. The ascent of Torre Egger in Argentina by Bjorn-Eivind Aartun and Ole Lied received a special mention, while Robert Paragot from France received the "Walter Bonatti" Lifetime Achievement Award.

21.03.2012 by Planetmountain in Events

Piolets d'Or 2012, the international alpinism festival starts today

The Piolet d'Or gets underway in Courmayeur and Chamonix today and 2012 celebrates the 20th anniversary of the world's most famous alpinism award. Four days of international alpinism at the foot of Mont Blanc to discuss, watch and celebrate alpinism in all its forms, to pay homage to Walter Bonatti and to present the Lifetime's Achievement award to Robert Paragot.

14.02.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolet d'Or 2012, the 6 nominations

The XX Piolet d'Or will take place in Courmayeur (Italy) and Chamonix (France) from 21 - 24 March 2012. Here are the 6 nominations for the coveted golden ice axe, while Frenchman Robert Paragot will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award.

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