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02.10.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Cool crack climbing below bridge in Edinburgh

Robbie Phillips, Pete Whittaker, Tom Randall and Culann O’Brien crack climbing below an overpass in Edinburgh, Scotland

25.06.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Sonnie Trotter climbing Cobra Crack at Squamish in Canada


The video of Sonnie Trotter making the first free ascent of Cobra Crack at Squamish in Canada, freed in 2006 and to this day one of the hardest crack climbs in the world.

12.12.2019 by Planetmountain in Books-press

Crack climbing - Mastering the skills and techniques with Pete Whittaker

Interview with British rock climber Pete Whittaker about his new book Crack climbing - Mastering the skills and techniques

14.10.2019 by Michele Caminati in Climbing

Michele Caminati's Greenspit comeback in Valle dell'Orco

Italian climber Michele Caminati has repeated Greenspit, the difficult trad climb freed in Italy’s Valle Orco by Didier Berthod. The ascent marks a significant comeback after his fall on England’s gritstone in 2017.

20.08.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Pete Whittaker relishes Recovery Drink at Jøssingfjord in Norway

British rock climber Pete Whittaker has repeated Recovery Drink, the extremely difficult trad climb on the Profilveggen wall at Jøssingfjord in Norway.

17.04.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Gruelling Canyonlands crack climbed by Pete Whittaker, Tom Randall

British rock climbers Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall have made the first ascent of Black Mamba, a 5.14b trad crack climb in The Canyonlands, USA.

10.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Daniel Jung reaps first repeat of Recovery drink, Favresse's difficult crack climb in Norway

German climber Daniel Jung has made the first repeat of Recovery drink, the difficult trad climb on the Profilveggen wall at Jøssingfjord in Norway. First ascended in 2013 by Nicolas Favresse, the route had foiled some of the best crack climbers in the world.

12.04.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Video: Pete Whittaker rope-solo climb up El Capitan

The video of Pete Whittaker and his rope-solo free ascent of Freerider up El Capitan in Yosemite. Carried out in November 2016, with this ascent the British climber became the first person to rope solo, all free, El Cap in under 24 hours.

08.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Logan Barber frees hardest crack climb in Australia

At Mt Buffalo in Australia Logan Barber has made the first ascent of Japanese Deep Freeze, a route hat might well be the hardest crack climb in the country.

16.10.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

The Crucifix at Canyonlands, progress and photos of Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker

In September 2017 British rock climbers Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker returned to the Moab, USA where they made progress on their The Crucifix, hailed as one of the hardest trad climbing projects in the world.

01.10.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Cobra Crack at Squamish climbed by Mason Earle

The video of America’s Mason Earle climbing Cobra Crack, one of the hardest crack climbs in the world located at Squamish, Canada, first ascended by Peter Croft in the ’80’s and freed by Sonnie Trotter in 2006.

06.06.2017 by Vinicio Stefanello in Climbing

Alex Honnold, the free solo beyond the norm

Rock climbing beyond the limits: thoughts about the scope of Alex Honnold's recent free solo ascent of Freerider on El Capitan (Yosemite).

04.06.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alex Honnold free solo climbs El Capitan, Yosemite

American rock climber Alex Honnold has made a free solo ascent of Freerider on El Capitan, Yosemite. In doing so he has become the first person to climb El Capitan without ropes.

02.01.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Tom Randall takes huge fall on Crucifix Project at Canyonlands, USA.

The climbing video by Mike Hutton of Englishman Tom Randall taking a huge lob on the Crucifix project he and Pete Whittaker discovered at the White Rim, Canyonlands, USA

26.12.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Jacopo Larcher: interview after climbing Free Zodiac up El Capitan, Yosemite

Big wall climbing: interview with South Tyrol’s Jacopo Larcher who last autumn, together with Barbara Zangerl made the third free ascent of Free Zodiac up the SE Face of El Capitan, Yosemite.

08.12.2016 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Pete Whittaker / Climbing interview after all-free rope-solo up El Capitan in a day

Interview with British rock climber Pete Whittaker who at the start of November 2016 made a rope solo and all free ascent of Freerider on El Capitan, Yosemite, USA, in just over 20 hours. In doing so he has become the first person to climb Yosemite’s monolith in this style in just a day.

03.12.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Sébastien Berthe makes second free ascent of Heart Route on El Capitan, Yosemite

Over a 6-day period in October 2016 23-year-old Belgian Sebastien Berthe, climbing together with Simon Castagne, made the second free ascent of Free Heart Route (5.13b V10) on El Capitan.

17.10.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

The Millennium Arch climbed in Canyonlands by Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker

British climbers Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker have made the first ascent of The Millennium Arch, a circa 100m roof crack at Canyonlands, USA they have now graded 5.14.

12.08.2016 by Caroline Ciavaldini in Climbing

Caroline Ciavaldini / Turkey Crack at Cadarese

In mid-May French rock climber Caroline Ciavaldini made a rare ascent of Turkey Crack, an 8a trad climb at Cadarese. This is the story of her rare ascent.

24.01.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Tom Randall climbing The Kraken V13 at Hartland Quay, England

The video of English crack climber Tom Randall making the first ascent of The Kraken V13 at Hartland Quay, England.

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