Sport climbing in Spain: Belgium’s Anak Verhoeven has repeated Ciudad de Dios 9a/+ at Santa Linya, France’s Sébastien Bouin has redpointed La Rambla 9a+ at Siurana while at Margalef Stefano Carnati has climbed his 50th 8c or harder, Llamps i trons.
Italian climber Stefano Carnati has repeated Perfect Man 2.0, the difficult sport climb at Castelbianco, Albenga, freed in 2016 by Matteo Gambaro. A few days earlier at Andonno he repeated Noia, Italy’s first 8c+.
Italian climber Andrea Zanone has redpointed his first 9a sports climb Coup de Grace in the Canton of Ticino in Switzerland, first ascended in 2005 by America’s Dave Graham.
With Action Directe, Goldrake, Underground to name just three, the Italian climber Stefano Carnati has proven he can climb 9a. This video is dedicated not to these climbs, but to this mythical grade in sport climbing.
At Laghel close to Arco, Italy's Stefano Ghisolfi made the first ascent of One Punch, a new 9a+ sports climb. Stefano Carnati repeated Il Frutto del Diavolo 8c+/9a at Bus de Vela and at Narango Alexander Megos made one of the hardest onsights on Italian soil.
At the crag Specchio del Grifone (Angelone) above Lecco Giuseppe Pippo Nolasco has repeated Riti Tribali, the 8c/+ sports climb freed by Adam Ondra in 2009.
The last stage of the Climbing Lead World Cup 2016, held on 26 and 27 November at Kranj in Slovenia, was won by Anak Verhoeven and Sebastian Halenke. Akiyo Noguchi and Domen Skofic placed second, ahead of Janja Garnbret and Jacob Schubert. Slovenians Janja Garnbret and Domen Škofič secured the overall World Cup 2016 title.
World Youth Climbing Championships: Bouldering brings second gold for Janja Garnbret, Margo Hayes & Ashima Shiraishi
Janja Garnbret, Margo Hayes and Ashima Shiraishi all followed up their Lead victories at the IFSC World Youth Championships in Guangzhou by winning Gold in the Bouldering discipline. They were joined by Borna Cujic, Keita Dohi and Nathan Martin.
World Youth Climbing Championships: Shiraishi, Avezou, Garnbret, Bendazzoli, Hayes & Lorenzi win in China
The World Youth Championships are currently being held at Guangzhou in China. The Lead discipline was won by Ashima Shiraishi and Sam Avezou (Youth B), Janja Garnbret and Giorgio Bendazzoli (Youth A) and Margo Hayes and Simon Lorenzi (Juniors)
The report about the IFSC World Championships that took place in Paris, France, last week. Janja Garnbret and Adam Ondra hanno won the Lead title, while Petra Klingler and Tomoa Narasaki were crowned Bouldering World Champions.
Action Directe was established by Wolfgang Güllich on 14 September 1991 at Waldkopf in Germany's Frankenjura. The route set new new standards in sport climbing and now, precisely twenty-five years after the first ascent, Planetmountain.com takes a step back in time to discover more about one of the most famous sport climbs in the world and the man who made it happen.
On Saturday 20 August 2016 at 19:30 in Imst, Austria, the finals of the fourth stage of the Lead World Cup 2016.
During a few short trips to France, Italy’s Stefano Carnati repeated Condè de Choc 9a at Entraygues in the Briançon region and Le Cadre Nouvelle 9a at Ceuse.
The third stage of the Lead World Cup 2016 was won on 23 July at Briançon in France by the Slovenians Janja Garnbret and Domen Škofic.
The third stage of the Lead World Cup 2016 is currently taking place in Briancon, France. The finals take place this evening at 19:30 and will be transmitted in live streaming.
The second stage of IFSC Lead World Cup took place in Villars, Switzerland last weekend and was won by Janja Garnbret and Sean McColl. The fourth stage of the Speed World Cup was won by Marcin Dzienski of Poland and Anouck Jaubert of France.
Slovenia’s Janja Garnbret and Domen Skofic won the first stage of the Lead World Cup 2016 at Chamonix, France, last night. The third stage of the Speed World Cup was won by Anouk Jaubert and Marcin Dzienski. The report by Giovanni Canton.
18 year-old Italian climber Stefano Carnati has repeated Action Directe, the legendary 9a sport climb established by Wolfgang Güllich in Germany’s Frankenjura in 1991.
On 15/05/2016 Italian sports climber Silvio Reffo repeated Goldrake, the 9a+ sports climb at Cornalba, Italy.
Italian climber Stefano Ghisolfi has repeated the 9a+ sports climb Goldrake at Cornalba, Italy.