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16.06.2017 by Tommy Caldwell in Climbing

Why Alex Honnold's Free Solo of El Cap Scared Me. By Tommy Caldwell

We have kindly received permission by both Outside Magazine and Tommy Caldwell to republish Caldwell's article about Alex Honnold and his incredible first free solo of El Capitan (Yosemite Valley, USA) via the climb Freerider.

09.06.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

El Capitan: Peter Zabrok and Sean Warren make long-awaited first repeat of Adrift in Yosemite

American rock climber Peter Zabrok and Britain's Sean Warren have made the long-awaited first repeat of Adrift, the difficult big wall aid climb up the SE Face of El Capitan first ascended in early 1994 by Steve Quinlan and Paul Pritchard.

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.

12.05.2017 by Planetmountain in Environment

Sasha DiGiulian, Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell: three climbers at American Senate

In order to protect America’s National Monuments, yesterday the climbers Sasha DiGiulian, Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell traveled to Capitol Hill in Washington together with Libby Sauter and Kai Lightner where they voiced their concerns with the American Senate.

05.05.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Silvan Schüpbach and Dimitri Vogt repeat El Capitan Muir Wall

From 25 - 30 April 2017, Silvan Schüpbach and Dimitri Vogt repeated the Muir Wall up El Capitan in Yosemite. During 6 days on the 1000m southwest face the two Swissmen climbed all 33 pitches free at 5.13c (8a+).

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.

05.12.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Adam Ondra / First video on Dawn Wall, El Capitan

The first footage of Adam Ondra making the second free ascent of Dawn Wall, the hardest big wall rock climb in the world repeated by the Czech climber from 14 to 21 November 2016.

25.11.2016 by Nicholas Hobley in Interviews

Adam Ondra: the Dawn Wall El Capitan interview

Interview with Czech rock climber Adam Ondra who, leading all pitches from 14 to 21 November 2016, completed the second free ascent of Dawn Wall on El Capitan, Yosemite. Considered the hardest big wall in the world, this climb was freed by Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson between 2014 and 2015.

22.11.2016 by Nicholas Hobley in Climbing

Mission accomplished: Adam Ondra completes second free ascent of Dawn Wall

Adam Ondra from the Czech Republic, climbing together with Pavel Blažek, has completed the second free ascent of Dawn Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite. Considered the hardest big wall in the world, this climb was freed by Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson between 2014 and 2015.

21.11.2016 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Jorg Verhoeven and the El Capitan Dihedral Wall interview

Interview with Dutch climber Jorg Verhoeven after the second free ascent of Dihedral Wall, the difficult big wall climb freed in 2004 by Tommy Caldwell on El Capitan in Yosemite, USA.

20.11.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Adam Ondra continues his victory march on Dawn Wall

Further progress on Dawn Wall for Adam Ondra who free climbed the entire crux section yesterday and continued on to the Wino Tower. 11 relatively easy pitches still need to be climbed to complete the first repeat of this route on El Capitan in Yosemite, considered the hardest big wall in the world.

19.11.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Dawn Wall: Adam Ondra on cloud nine on El Capitan

After yesterday’s difficulties, Adam Ondra has now managed to free climb the 14th and 15th pitch on Dawn Wall, both graded 9a.

18.11.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Adam Ondra encounters first real difficulties on Dawn Wall, El Capitan, Yosemite

On his fourth day of climbing Adam Ondra has hit the first hurdle on Dawn Wall: after 7 attempts he failed to free climb the 14th pitch. Graded 9a, this is considered the most difficult up this big wall freed by Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson on El Capitan, Yosemite between 2014/2015.

16.11.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Zodiac Free on El Capitan by Jacopo Larcher & Barbara Zangerl

After 5 days on the wall Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl made a free ascent of the Zodiac, the historic big wall climb on the southeast face of El Capitan, Yosemite.

15.11.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Adam Ondra starts 'final push' on Dawn Wall in Yosemite

Adam Ondra from the Czech Republic has begun his single push ground up attempt to free climb the Dawn Wall, freed after 19 days by Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson in 2014/2015.

14.11.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Jorg Verhoeven claims first repeat of Dihedral Wall in Yosemite

After 5 days of climbing Jorg Verhoeven has now carried out the first repeat of 'Dihedral Wall' on El Capitan in Yosemite. Until this repeat, carried out together with his wife Katharina Saurwein, the route had only been free climbed once before, namely by Tommy Caldwell who in 2004 established what was then considered the most difficult big wall climb in the Yosemite Valley.

10.11.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Yosemite climbing action by Katharina Saurwein, Jorg Verhoeven, Jacopo Larcher & Barbara Zangerl

Climbing news from Yosemite: Katharina Saurwein has repeated Final Frontier, while on El Capitan Jorg Verhoeven is attempting Dihedral Wall and Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl are trying their luck at the free version of The Zodiac.

07.11.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Adam Ondra Yosemite Dawn Wall update #3

Our third update regarding Adam Ondra and his progress on 'Dawn Wall', the big wall on El Capitan in Yosemite, USA. The Czech climber has climbed to the top of El Capitan and unlocked the sequence to the crux pitch on this extremely difficult big wall freed by Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson in 2014/2015.

29.10.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Adam Ondra Yosemite Dawn Wall update #2

Update about Adam Ondra and developments from the 'Dawn Wall', the big wall on El Capitan in Yosemite, USA, freed by Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson in 2014/2015.

23.10.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Adam Ondra Yosemite Dawn Wall update #1

Update about Adam Ondra and his recent progress on the 'Dawn Wall', the immensely difficult big wall on El Capitan in Yosemite, USA, freed by Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson in 2014/2015.

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