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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.

12.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Books-press

National Geographic People's Choice Adventurer of the Year

From 07/11/2014 to 31/01/2015 you can cast your vote online for the National Geographic Adventurer of the Year 2014. Nominees include Tommy Caldwell, Kit DesLauriers, Will Gadd, Wasfia Nazreen and Ueli Steck.

07.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Jorg Verhoeven repeats The Nose, Yosemite

Dutch climber Jorg Verhoeven has successfully repeated The Nose, El Capitan, Yosemite, USA.

24.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Yosemite: El Capitan climbing action

Jorg Verhoeven, Alex Honnold, Tommy Caldwell, Kevin Jorgeson, Mayan Smith-Gobat, Libby Sauter, Chantel Astorga, Quinn Brett, Pete Whittaker, Tom Randall are all in Yosemite currently attempting their projects on El Capitan...

18.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Rocky Mountain National Park, Chaos Canyon - a bouldering Mecca by Verhoeven and Saurwein

Jorg Verhoeven and Katharina Saurwein, currently touring the Rocky Mountains National Park where the Dutchman recently sent The Wheel Of Chaos V14 (8B+) and the Austrian repeated Riddles in the Park V12 (8A+), provide insight into one of the most famous bouldering areas in the USA.

13.06.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Tommy Caldwell, Sonnie Trotter and Josh Wharton add new route to Sicily's Monte Monaco

On Monte Monaco at San Vito Lo Capo in Sicily Tommy Caldwell, Sonnie Trotter and Josh Wharton have made the first ascent of the new climb You Cannoli Die Once (7c/+, 6 pitches).

06.06.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Tobias Wolf and Thomas Hering climb hard in Yosemite

German climbers Tobias Wolf and Thomas Hering have made rare repeats of two difficult routes on El Capitan in Yosemite: The Shaft (Muir Wall free variation) and El Nino.

24.02.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Patagonia: Californiana Sit Start by the Ragni di Lecco

The two Italian Ragni di Lecco alpinists Luca Schiera and Matteo della Bordella, and Swissman Silvan Schüpbach have climbed what they have called the Californiana Sit Start, an enchainement of Aguja de la Silla with Cerro Fitz Roy in Patagonia.

24.02.2014 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold: the great Fitz Roy traverse interview

Interview with Americans Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold who from 12 - 16 February 2014 carried out the coveted first traverse of the major ridge line of Fitz Roy in Patagonia.

18.02.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Fitz Roy Traverse: Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold complete first ascent in Patagonia

From 12 - 16 February 2014 the Americans Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold completed the coveted first traverse of the major ridge line of Fitz Roy in Patagonia.

19.12.2013 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Dawn Wall: important progress for Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson on El Capitan

Yesterday the American climber Tommy Caldwell freed one of the three hardest pitches on The Dawn Wall, the enormous big wall project up El Capitan in Yosemite, USA.

21.10.2013 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Yosemite, climbing recommences on Dawn Wall

With the reopening of the U.S. National Parks climbing has recommenced in Yosemite. This season Tommy Caldwell will be joined on the demanding Dawn Wall project up El Capitan by Kevin Jorgeson, Jonathan Siegrist and Chris Sharma.

13.04.2013 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Tom Randall climbs hard at Cadarese in Italy

British climber Tom Randall has onsighted the 8a crack climb Turkey Crack at the Italian crag Cadarese. Today he repeated the famous route The Doors.

15.02.2013 by Planetmountain in Climbing

The Nose and the attempt by Dobrinskiy and Gelmanov

Video of the Russian climbers Pavel Dobrinskiy and Rustam Gelmanov and their attempt to repeat The Nose in Yosemite, USA.

24.01.2013 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Tommy Caldwell and the Dawn Wall on El Capitan

Video profile of Tommy Caldwell, one of America's most accomplished rock climbers, on The Dawn Wall, El Capitan, Yosemite USA.

02.01.2013 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Alpinism and climbing in 2012 - part 1

Part one of what happend, in alpinism and in climbing, in 2012. A summary, for obvious reason incomplete, of the climbs, the most beautiful achievements and also the most painful moments in 2012. In the hope that this résumé serves as a reminder and as a source on inspiration for the coming future.

13.11.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Dawn Wall, the El Capitan project continues

Tommy Caldwell, Kevin Jorgeson Jonathan Siegrist are currently working the crux central pitches of the demanding Dawn Wall project on El Capitan, Yosemite, USA.

31.10.2012 by Tommy Caldwell in Alpinism

Tommy Caldwell and his intense Rätikon and Wenden climbing tour

Climbing in Europe from the point of view of ace American climber Tommy Caldwell who ascended a series of difficult multi-pitches in Rätikon, Val Bavona and Wenden, including the repeat of Portami Via which included the first ascent of a pitch variation.

12.06.2012 by Nicholas Hobley in Interviews

Alex Honnold and the Yosemite Triple Crown solo, the interview

Interview with American climber Alex Honnold after his immense and fast solo of the Yosemite Triple in Yosemite Valley, USA.

08.06.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alex Honnold: super solo on the Yosemite Triple

Alex Honnold has doubled his takings: after the fast ascent of the trio Mount Watkins, El Capitan and Half Dome with Tommy Caldwell, between 5 and 6 June the 26-year-old US climber carried out an incredible and fast solo ascent of the Yosemite Triple once again.




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