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12.11.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Sébastien Berthe free climbs The Nose on El Capitan, Yosemite

Belgian rock climber Sébastien Berthe has made a rare free ascent of The Nose on El Capitan, Yosemite.

12.10.2019 by Planetmountain in Climbing

The Nose Speed Record, the Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell film teaser

The teaser of the new movie The Nose Speed Record which documents the speed record up El Capitan in Yosemite set by Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell.

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.

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.

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.

17.04.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

The Nose Speed time lapse featuring Brad Gobright, Jim Reynolds

The time-lapse documentary of the record-breaking speed ascent of The Nose up El Capitan in Yosemite, climbed in 2:19:44 on 21 October 2017 by Jim Reynolds and Brad Gobright.

11.01.2018 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

Astroman, the legendary climb in Yosemite Valley

Maurizio Oviglia introduces Astroman on the East Face of Washington Column, one of the most famous rock climbs in Yosemite Valley and the world.

02.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

El Capitan The Nose speed record video of Gobright & Reynolds

A video documenting a part of the amazing ascent carried out by Jim Reynolds and Brad Gobright as they set a new speed record on The Nose, El Capitan,Yosemite on 21 October 2017 when they climbed the route in 2:19:44.

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.

27.10.2017 by Planetmountain in Interviews

The Nose Speed, new record set by Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds on El Capitan

Interview with American climber Jim Reynolds who on 21 October 2017 teamed up with Brad Gobright to speed climb The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite in 2:19:44. In doing so they beat the previous speed record set in 2012 by Alex Honnold and Hans Florine by almost four minutes.

15.03.2017 by Nicholas Hobley in Climbing

Royal Robbins, goodbye to America's legendary climber

On 14 March 2017 American rock climbing pioneer Royal Robbins passed away. Aged 82, Robbins was one of the best American climbers during the ’60’s and ’70’s, the period known in "Golden Age"" of Yosemite Valley climbing. Robbins was a pioneer and advocate of clean climbing, i.e. without pegs and expansion bolts, and one of the most vocal proponents of the need to protect the rock and environment.

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.

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.

27.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

A Brief, Biased History of Big Wall Climbing

The short film 'A Brief, Biased History of Big Wall Climbing' animated by Jeremy Collins and narrated by Timmy O’Neill.

30.12.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Donner Summit saved for climbing in California

Rock climbing at the Black Wall and other granite crags at the world class Donner Summit in California has been secured thanks to the Access Fund, the local climbing community and other partners who have purchased the land.

25.11.2015 by Jacopo Larcher in Climbing

Yosemite valley and climbing in Never Never Land. By Jacopo Larcher

Jacopo Larcher talks about his first climbing trip to Yosemite Valley, USA with Barbara Zangerl, during which they repeated El Nino (5.13c, 800m) on El Capitan and other granite big wall climbs.

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