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25.11.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Lynn Hill on The Nose 26 years after her historic first free ascent

A recent clip of Lynn Hill working The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite and a video regarding her historic first one day ascent in 1994.

04.10.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nina Caprez, Sean Villanueva, Roger Schäli climb Eiger Merci La Vie

Last summer an all-star team of climbers comprised of Nina Caprez, Sean Villanueva and Roger Schäli established a difficult new rock climb up the North Face of the Eiger in Switzerland.

18.09.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher: Silbergeier, Headless Children and Zeit zum Atmen

Summer climbing in the mountains resulted in three hard multipitches for Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl: Silbergeier and Headless Children in the Rätikon in Switzerland and Zeit zum Atmen up Rote Wand in Austria.

15.08.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Roger Schaeli, Sean Villanueva on Eiger first one day ascent of La Vida es Silbar

Details of the first one-day ascent of La Vida es Silbar up the North Face of the Eiger in Switzerland, carried out on 23 July by Roger Schaeli and Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll.

07.08.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nina Caprez, Aymeric Clouet climb Eiger's La Vida es Silbar

Swiss climbers Nina Caprez and Aymeric Clouet have repeated 'La Vida es Silbar' up the North Face of the Eiger.

20.07.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nina Caprez flys up Grand Capucin Voie Petit

Swiss climber Nina Caprez has made a fast repeat of Voie Petit, up Grand Capucin (3838m), Mont Blanc. Established in 1997 by Arnaud Petit, Stephanie Bodet, Pascal Gaudin and Jean-Paul Petit, this 450m 8b multi-pitch was freed by Alexander Huber in 2005.

21.05.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Nina Caprez rebolts and reclimbs Mingus, Verdon Gorge classic freed by Lynn Hill in 1994

Swiss climber Nina Caprez reports about her efforts to rebolt parts of Mingus, the 300m multi-pitch climb in the Verdon Gorge, France, first freed onsight by Lynn Hill in 1994 with difficulties up to 8a.

18.03.2019 by Symon Welfringer in Alpinism

Divine Providence on Mont Blanc climbed in winter by Xavier Cailhol, Symon Welfringer

From 17- 19 February 2019 young French alpinists Xavier Cailhol and Symon Welfringer made a winter ascent of Divine Providence up Grand Pilier d’Angle, one of the most famous routes in the Mont Blanc massif.

07.03.2019 by Planetmountain in Events

Arc'teryx Alpine Academy 2019, alpinism and climbing for everyone on Mont Blanc

From 4 to 7 July 2019 Chamonix, France will host the Arcteryx Alpine Academy. This unique event offers climbers of all abilities to learn more about climbing and alpinism directly on Mont Blanc.

06.01.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

No country for old bolts - Nina Caprez & Cédric Lachat climbing at Rocher Crespin

The film No country for old bolts, featuring Nina Caprez and Cédric Lachat climbing at Rocher Crespin in France.

06.12.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Nina Caprez and Eline Le Menestrel climbing The Nose, El Capitan

The video of Nina Caprez and Eline Le Menestrel repeating The Nose, the famous big wall climb up El Capitan in Yosemite, USA.

19.09.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Nina Caprez in Rätikon repeats Headless Children

Swiss rock climber Nina Caprez has made the third free ascent of Headless children, the beautiful and difficult multi-pitch rock climb in the Rätikon massif in Switzerland.

14.08.2018 by Nina Caprez in Climbing

Tolerance by Nina Caprez

Swiss climber Nina Caprez talks about her recent trip to Lebanon where she joined up with the non-profit organisation ClimbAID to bring climbing to Syrian refugees and Lebanese youth affected by the war.

16.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Nina Caprez and Barbara Zangerl climbing Die Unendliche Geschichte in Rätikon

The video of Nina Caprez and Barbara Zangerl and their 2015 repeat of the famous multi-pitch alpine sports climb Die Unendliche Geschichte in Rätikon, Switzerland. First ascended by Beat Kammerlander, the route had only been repeated once previously, by Pietro dal Prà in 2005.

01.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Climbing video: Nina Caprez on To Bolt Or Not To Be at Smith Rock

The video of Swiss climber Nina Caprez repeating the historic To Bolt Or Not To Be at Smith Rock, the first 5.14a/8b+ in the USA freed by French climber Jean-Baptiste Tribout in 1986.

06.09.2017 by Pavel Kratochvíl in Alpinism

L'or du temps on Grand Capucin, Slovaks claim first free ascent

The report by 16-year-old Slovak climber Pavel Kratochvíl who on 27/08/2017 with Róbert Luby (21) and Martin Krasňanský (34) made the first free ascent of L'or du temps, the new route put up on Grand Capucin, Mont Blanc, by Nina Caprez and Arnaud Petit.

18.08.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

L'or du temps, new climb up Grand Capucin by Arnaud Petit and Nina Caprez

Over 4 days this summer France’s Arnaud Petit and Switzerland’s Nina Caprez made the first ascent of L'or du temps, a new route up the South Face of Grand Capucin, Mont Blanc massif.

17.12.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Orbayu, the climbing Odyssey with Nina Caprez and Cédric Lachat

The film Orbayu featuring Swiss climbers Nina Caprez and Cédric Lachat and their attempts to repeat Orbayu (8c, 500m) up Naranjo de Bulnes, Picos de Europa, Spain.

06.10.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nina Caprez climbs Mont Blanc Divine Providence

Swiss climber Nina Caprez reports about her July 2016 ascent, carried out with Merlin Benoit, of 'Divine Providence' (ED+, 7b+, 900m) up Grand Pilier d’Angle, Mont Blanc. This is likely to be the first free female ascent of this route established from 5 -8 July 1984 by Patrick Gabarrou and François Marsigny.

16.09.2015 by Nicholas Hobley in Climbing

Nina Caprez and Barbara Zangerl climb Die Unendliche Geschichte in Rätikon

Both Nina Caprez and Barbara Zangerl have repeated Die Unendliche Geschichte, first climbed by Beat Kammerlander in 1990 in the Rätikon massif, Switzerland. 420m high and graded 8b+, this climb had previously only been repeated once, by Italy's Pietro dal Prà in 2005.

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