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06.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Video: Dawn Wall seen through the eyes of Kevin Jorgeson

The video of the first free ascent of Dawn Wall on El Capitan, seen through the eyes of Kevin Jorgeson who, on 14 January and after 19 days of climbing, completed the ascent together with Tommy Caldwell.

13.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolet d'Or 2015: the 3 ascent videos

The videos of the three Piolet d'Or 2015 winning ascents: the Fitz Roy Traverse by Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold, Thamserku by the Russians Alexander Gukov and Alexei Lonchinskiy and the ascent of Hagshu by the Slovenians Aleš Česen, Luka Lindič and Marko Prezelj.  The videos were produced for the award's ceremony of the Piolets d'Or 2015. Concept & editing Vinicio Stefanello (Planetmountain.com) and Francesco Mansutti (Studio Due) for Comune di Courmayeur and Centro Servizi Courmayeur srl.

13.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolet d'Or 2015: the grande finale at Courmayeur

On Saturday 11 April the awards ceremony of the 23rd Piolets d'Or, the Oscars of alpinism, were held at Courmayeur, Italy. Americans Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold, Russians Aleksander Gukov and Aleksey Lonchinsky and Slovenians Marko Prezelj, Ales Cesen and Luka Lindic were awarded the Piolet d'Or 2015. Britain’s Chris Bonington received the Piolet d'Or Carrière.

10.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolet d'Or 2015: the world's mountaineering élite at Courmayeur and Chamonix

Courmayeur and Chamonix are the world’s mountaineering capital once again thanks to the Piolet d'Or 2015. The recipients of the 23rd edition of this prestigious award are Tommy Caldwell, Alex Honnold, Alexander Gukov, Alexei Lonchinskiy, Aleš Česen, Luka Lindič and Marko Prezelj. The 7th Piolet d'Or Carrière will be awarded to the great British mountaineer Chris Bonington.

05.03.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

Piolet d'Or 2015: three expeditions selected

Three expeditions have been selected for the Piolets d'Or 2015: the traverse of the Fitz Roy range by Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold,the ascent ofl Thamserku by the Russians Alexander Gukov and Alexei Lonchinskiy and the ascent of Hagshu by the Slovenians Ales Cesen, Luka Lindic and Marko Prezelj. During the 23rd edition of the prestigious mountaineering award, which will be celebrated from 9 - 12 April 2015 at Courmayeur and Chamonix at the foot of Mont Blanc, Britain's Sir Chris Bonington will receive the Piolet d'Or Lifetime Achievement Award at Courmayeur on 11 April 2015.

28.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Colin Haley and Alex Honnold attempt one-day Torre Traverse in Patagonia

In Patagonia American alpinists Colin Haley and Alex Honnold have attempted a one day ascent of the Cerro Torre Traverse, enchaining Cerro Torre, Torre Egger, Punta Herron and Cerro Standhardt. The two were forced to turn back just two pitches below the last summit due to the Patagonian winds.

20.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolet d'Or 2015 and the big list of 58 climbs

58 ascents carried out in 2014 have been included in the "Big list" of the Piolets d'Or, the most prestigious mountaineering award that will be celebrated between 9 - 12 April, 2015 at Courmayeur and Chamonix, at the foot of Mont Blanc.

02.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Dawn Wall orbital panorama with Tommy Caldwell

An orbital panorama view of one of the crux pitches of Dawn Wall, climbed free by Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson on El Capitan, Yosemite, USA

30.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Will Gadd and Sarah Hueniken climb the Niagara Falls

On Tuesday 27 January 2015 Canadian ice climbers Will Gadd and Sarah Hueniken climbed the frozen Niagara Falls.

20.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Adam Ondra, climbing and video interview from King Rock Verona

Video interview starring Adam Ondra, filmed on Sunday, 18 January 2015, at the King Rock Verona climbing gym where the Czech climber was a guest and climbed with his fans.

19.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Warren Harding and Dean Caldwell and The Wall of Early Morning Light on El Capitan

Archive footage of Warren Harding and Dean Caldwell topping out on El Capitan, Yosemite, after the first ascent in 1970 of Dawn Wall, aka The Wall of Early Morning Light.

15.01.2015 by Nicholas Hobley in Climbing

Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson free climb the Dawn Wall on El Capitan

On 14 January 2015, after 19 days on the wall and years of efforts, American climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson completed the historic first free ascent of Dawn Wall on El Capitan, Yosemite, USA. Almost 1000m high and with two pitches graded 5.14d (9a), this is probably the hardest big wall in the world.

12.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

The Nose Speed, the video of Mayan Smith-Gobat and Libby Sauter racing up El Capitan

The video of Mayan Smith-Gobat and Libby Sauter and the record speed ascent of The Nose, El Capitan, Yosemite, USA, in 4:43 set in October 2014.

11.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Dawn Wall frenzy reaches fever pitch as Caldwell and Jorgeson climb to new heights on El Capitan

Both Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson have reached new personal high points during their endeavour to free climb in a single, ground-up push the Dawn Wall project on El Capitan, Yosemite.

09.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Fitz Roy traverse. The video of Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold in Patagonia

The video of Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold and the historic first traverse of the major ridge line of Fitz Roy in Patagonia.

07.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Tommy Caldwell climbs last crux pitch at half-height on Dawn Wall

Breaking news from Yosemite: America’s Tommy Caldwell has just managed to redpoint the final 5.14 pitch, half-way up Dawn Wall, El Capitan, USA.

05.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Dawn Wall Push: Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson reach new highpoint in Yosemite

Huge progress has been made by Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson on their ground-up attempt to free the Dawn Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite.

31.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson start Dawn Wall push

American climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson are currently on making their ground-up attempt to free Dawn Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite.

01.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alex Honnold and Josh McCoy repeat the Muir Wall in Yosemite

American climber Alex Honnold, together with Josh McCoy, has free climbed the Muir Wall (5.13b/c) and PreMuir (5.13c/d) El Capitan, Yosemite.

19.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Tommy Caldwell climbs crux pitch on Dawn Wall in Yosemite

After 6 years of efforts and intense climbing yesterday Tommy Caldwell, together with Kevin Jorgeson, made an important breakthrough in their attempt to free Dawn Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite, freeing what it is considered to be the crux pitch of the route.

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