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19.12.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Dawn Wall El Capitan, behind the scenes of the Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson masterpiece

Behind The Scenes Of The Dawn Wall Film that documents the first free ascent of the most difficult big wall climb in the world, completed in January 2015 by Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson.

10.12.2018 by Tommy Caldwell in Environment

Tommy Caldwell, climate change and Yosemite valley

Starting from what he has observed in the Yosemite Valley, American climber Tommy Caldwell shares his concerns about climate change.

07.12.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Sonnie Trotter frees North America Wall variation on El Capitan

Climbing with Tommy Caldwell, on 19 November Sonnie Trotter made the first one day free ascent of a new all free variation to North America Wall / El Nino. The Canadian had discovered the 3-pitch variation, now called Pineapple Express, in 2017 with Alex Honnold.

05.12.2018 by Planetmountain in Books-press

La Sportiva 90th, mountaineering, climbing and footwear history in a prize-winning book

The book 'La Sportiva 90th, a history of alpinism, passion, innovation' celebrating the first 90 years of the famous Italian outdoor footwear and clothing company is now on sale at www.lasportiva.com.

21.11.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Connor Herson, 15, free climbs The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite

Connor Herson has made a free ascent of The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite. Climbing with his father Jim Herson over a three-day period, Connor is one of the few climbers to achieve this feat. Aged only 15, he is also the youngest person to free climb The Nose.

20.11.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Keita Kurakami climbs The Nose on El Capitan free and rope solo

Climbing solo and self-belayed for five days, Japan’s Keita Kurakami has repeated The Nose on El Capitan (Yosemite, USA). This is the first time that the route freed in 1993 by Lynn Hill has been climbed rope solo all free.

12.10.2018 by Planetmountain in Events

Piolets d’Or 2018 ceremony in Poland / Report and photos

Complete report and photographs of the Piolets d’Or 2018, the prestigious annual mountaineering award celebrated from 20 - 23 September at Ladek Zdrój in Poland.

25.08.2018 by Nicholas Hobley in Climbing

Tom Frost, farewell to Yosemite Golden Age climbing legend

On 24 August 2018 American climber Tom Frost died aged 81. Frost was one of the pioneering climbers and photographers during the Golden Age of Yosemite climbing.

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.

26.06.2018 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Magic Mushroom: Jacopo Larcher, Barbara Zangerl and the magical big wall on El Capitan

Interview with Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl after their first repeat of Magic Mushroom on El Capitan in Yosemite, carried out in December 2017.

20.06.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alex Honnold and Jonathan Siegrist climb out of their Comfort Zone

The video of US climbers Alex Honnold and Jonathan Siegrist training for two sports routes that are the exact opposite of their preferred style of climbing.

08.06.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Lynn Hill / 25 years ago the first free ascent of The Nose on El Capitan

After the new The Nose speed record set on El Capitan by Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold on 06/06/2018, here’s a throwback to our 2002 interview with Lynn Hill that explores her historic first free ascent in 1993 and her groundbreaking one-day free ascent in 1994 of this legendary big wall in Yosemite Valley, USA.

06.06.2018 by Nicholas Hobley in Climbing

Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell climb The Nose in under 2 hours to set new El Capitan speed record

This morning American climbers Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell set another speed record on The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite. This time the duo broke the legendary 2-hour barrier, climbing the big wall route in 1:58:07.

05.06.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell break The Nose Speed record again

Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell have broken the speed record on The Nose once again, climbing the iconic big wall on El Capitan Yosemite in 2:01:50. In other news, on 2 June the two well-known rock climbers Jason Wells and Tim Klein lost their lives on El Capitan.

30.05.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold smash The Nose Speed record

American climbers Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold have set a new speed record on The Nose, climbing El Capitan in Yosemite in 2:10:15.

09.03.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Dawn Wall tailer, Caldwell and Jorgeson climb world's hardest big wall

The trailer of the film Dawn Wall that documents the first free ascent of Dawn Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite, the world’s most difficult big wall climb completed in January 2015 by Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson.

11.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

El Capitan Magic Mushroom first repeat by Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl

Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl have made the first free repeat of Magic Mushroom, the difficult big wall climb freed by Tommy Caldwell on El Capitan in Yosemite.

08.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Chris Sharma climbing at Yosemite and Bishop

The video of Chris Sharma attempting an old project in Yosemite with Tommy Caldwell before moving on to Bishop to claim the first repeat of Everything is Karate, a difficult new sports climb established by Ethan Pringle.

16.11.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Keita Kurakami free climbs The Nose on El Capitan

Japanese rock climber Keita Kurakami has made a free ascent of The Nose on El Capitan (Yosemite, USA). This is only the 5th free ascent of the monumental big wall.

07.07.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Jorg Verhoeven, Katharina Saurwein and the Dihedral Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite

Big wall climbing video: Jorg Verhoeven and Katharina Saurwein and their November 2016 repeat of the Dihedral Wall (5.14a / 8b+) and Final Frontier 5.13b (8a) up El Capitan in Yosemite, USA.

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