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01.05.2022 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Seb Berthe breezes up El Niño on El Capitan in Yosemite

Belgian rock climber Sébastien Berthe has made a swift repeat of El Niño on El Capitan, managing to onsight or flash almost all of this classic Huber testpiece in a single day.

28.01.2022 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Anna Taylor solos E8 at Danby Crag in UK

23-year-old British climber Anna Taylor has made a free solo ascent of Psykovsky’s Sequins E8 at Danby Crag, England.

07.12.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Leo Houlding & Co climb new route up Mount Roraima

An international team led by Leo Houlding and including Wilson Cutbirth, Waldo Etherington, Dan Howard, Matt Pycroft, Anna Taylor has climbed a new route up Mt Roraima in Guyana.

04.11.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Tommy Caldwell, Alex Honnold free new big wall climb up El Capitan, Yosemite

US climbers Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell have added a new free climb to El Capitan in Yosemite. The big wall roughly follows the line of New Dawn.

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.

30.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Spectacular solar corona in Antarctica seen by Houlding Spectre expedition

During their return from the Mt. Spectre in Antarctica, Leo Houlding, Jean Burgun and Mark Sedon witnessed a spectacular solar corona display.

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 Cummins, 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.

12.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Adventure and alpinism in the Antarctic: Spectre climbed by Leo Houlding, Jean Burgun and Mark Sedon

Alpinism and exploration in Antarctica: Leo Houlding, Jean Burgun and Mark Sedon have climbed the 1263 m high Spectre peak on the continent’s Gothic Mountains.

18.10.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Bugaboos climbing: Leo Houlding and Will Stanhope enchain Howser Towers in a day

Leo Houlding and Will Stanhope climb the three Howser Towers at the Bugaboos in Canada in 23 hours and 30 minutes. The link-up consisted of 2,000m of climbing up to 5.12+ (7b/7b+). This is the first time the three towers have been enchained in a day.

26.11.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Mirror Wall, Leo Houlding and Co climbing in Greenland

The film documenting the expedition led by Leo Houlding and the ensuing first ascent of Reflections, (E6 6b, A3+, 1250m) up the North West face of Mirror Wall in Greenland.

07.08.2016 by Planetmountain in Events

Sir Chris Bonington at Courmayeur's Passione Verticale 2016

On Sunday, August 7 the legendary British mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington will take to the stage at Passione Verticale, the classic summer festival the town of Courmayeur dedicates every year to alpinism and the mountains. The evening begins at 21:15 and will be hosted by Vinicio Stefanello of planetmountain.com.

25.02.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolets d'Or 2016: Wojciech Kurtyka to receive Piolet d'Or Carrière and the 'big list' of elite alpinism

52 climbs carried out in 2015 have been included in the "Big list" of the Piolets d'Or, the prestigious mountaineering award that will be celebrated between 14 - 17 April 2016 at La Grave - La Meije in France. During the 24th edition, Polish mountaineer Wojciech Kurtyka will receive the Piolet d'Or Carrière - Lifetime Achievement Award.

27.07.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Greenland Mirror Wall success for Leo Houlding & Co

A team of alpinists comprised of Leo Houlding, Joe Möhle, Matt Pickles, Matt Pycroft and Waldo Etherington have made the first ascent of a new route up the hitherto unclimbed NW Face of the Mirror Wall in the Renland region of Greenland.

29.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

The Old Man of Hoy and Sir Chris Bonington

The video of The Old Man of Hoy, Scotland, climbed in August 2014 by Leo Houlding and one of the first ascentionists, the 80-year-old British mountaineer Chris Bonington.

24.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Yosemite: El Capitan climbing action

Jorg Verhoeven, Alex Honnold, Tommy Caldwell, Kevin Jorgeson, Mayan Smith-Gobat, Libby Sauter, Chantel Astorga, Quinn Brett, Pete Whittaker, Tom Randall are all in Yosemite currently attempting their projects on El Capitan...

06.10.2014 by Erik Massih in Climbing

Profilveggen free climb in Norway by Erik Massih and Crister Jansson

Erik Massih reports about the first free ascent of Ronny Medelsvensson (Scandinavian grade 9 / French 8b) at Profilveggen, Jøssingfjord, Norway, carried out in July 2014 together with Crister Jansson.

07.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Sir Chris Bonington and the video of The Old Man of Hoy

The video of legendary British alpinist Sir Chris Bonington talking about the meaning of his recent climb, The Old Man of Hoy aged 80.

01.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Sir Chris Bonington climbs the Old Man of Hoy for 80th birthday

On 20 August British mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington, together with Leo Houlding, climbed The Old Man of Hoy, Orkney Islands, UK. The ascent celebrates Bonington's 80th birthday and is aimed at raising awareness and funds for motor neurone disease (MND) charities.

06.05.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Big Wall Speed Climbing, new record by Levatić brothers in Paklenica

Last weekend Jurica Levatić and his brother Perica Levatić won the 15th Big Wall Speed Climbing competition in Paklenica, Croatia in a record time of 15:16.

10.02.2014 by Planetmountain in Events

Piolets d'Or 2014, the big list

The complete list of all 2013 ascents taken into consideration by the Piolets d'Or, from which the choice of nominees for the Piolets d'Or 2014 will be made.

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