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25.03.2022 by Daniel Ladurner in Alpinism

The Bird, a pearl of the Dolomites by Giovanni Groaz, Massimo Faletti

Daniel Ladurner introduces 'The Bird', a rarely repeated mixed climb in Langental / Vallunga, first ascended by Massimo Faletti and Giovanni Groaz in 2003. Initially called Gola del Pettirosso, this 'pearl of the Dolomites' was renamed by the first ascensionists in honour of Jim Bridwell.

21.01.2022 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Patagonia: Matteo Della Bordella and David Bacci climb Aguja Rafael Juarez

Italian mountaineers Matteo Della Bordella and David Bacci have climbed Aguja Rafael Juarez in Patagonia via the classic route Corallo. This is their first summit this season and comes before attempting the east face of Cerro Torre with Matteo De Zaiacomo.

23.06.2021 by Planetmountain in Competitions

La Sportiva Lavaredo Ultra Trail, 3800 athletes run the trails of the Dolomites

From Thursday 24 to Sunday 27 June in Cortina d’Ampezzo (Dolomites, Italy), 3,800 athletes will take part in the 14th edition of the La Sportiva Lavaredo Ultra Trail, one of the most important rail running competitions in the world.

11.06.2021 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Bronwyn Hodgins repeats Golden Gate on El Capitan in Yosemite

Interview with 28-year-old Canadian rock climber Bronwyn Hodgins who this spring made a free ascent of the 5.13a big wall Golden Gate on El Capitan in Yosemite.

25.05.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Big new winter climb on Cima Tosa in Brenta Dolomites by Andreozzi, Faletti, Padros

Emanuele Andreozzi, Matteo Faletti and Santiago Padrós have made the first ascent of Pazzione Primavernale, a new winter climb up the NNE face of Cima Tosa in the Brenta Dolomites.

23.05.2021 by Maurizio Oviglia in Interviews

The fabulous world of Jenny Fischer

Interview by Maurizio Oviglia with American rock climber Jenny Fischer.

05.04.2021 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Barbara Zangerl explosive on Sprengstoff, 9a at Lorünser Wändle in Austria

At the crag Lorünser Wändle in Austria Barbara Zangerl has made the first repeat of the 9a Sprengstoff, freed by Jacopo Larcher in November 2020.


15.10.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Barbara Zangerl climbs Greenspit in Valle dell’Orco

Austrian climber Barbara Zangerl has become the first woman to climb Greenspit, the difficult trad route first ascended by Didier Berthod in Valle dell’Orco, Italy.

09.09.2020 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

Orco Easy Crack, an intro to crack climbing in the Orco Valley

Maurizio Oviglia introduces a selection of entry-level crack climbs in Valle dell’Orco: Viper, Mamba, Incastromania, Fessura del Tramonto, Fessura Kosterlitz and many others. A step-by-step guide to the trad climbing gems in Valle dell’Orco.

27.08.2020 by Hervé Barmasse in Alpinism

From Hell to Heaven, Hervé Barmasse and Stefano Perrone climb new route in Piantonetto Valley, Italy

Italian alpinist Hervé Barmasse reports about Dall'inferno al Paradiso, from hell to heaven, a new multi-pitch rock climb on Torre del Gran San Pietro above the Piantonetto Valley (Orco Valley, Gran Paradiso National Park, Italy) first ascended with Stefano Perrone.

03.07.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Red Pillar of Brouillard: new Mont Blanc rock climb by Della Bordella, Cazzanelli, Ratti

Italian alpinists Matteo Della Bordella, François Cazzanelli and Francesco Ratti have established Incroyable, a new rock climb up the famous Red Pillar of Brouillard on the Italian side of Mont Blanc.

12.05.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Barbara Zangerl on top climbing form in Vorarlberg, Austria

Sport climbing in Austria: Barbara Zangerl has repeated Unleashed 8c+ and Instructor 8c+/9a in her home Vorarlberg region.

01.04.2020 by Planetmountain in Environment

La Sportiva produces face masks to combat coronavirus pandemic

Everyone is united, even the outdoor world against Covid-19: La Sportiva has converted part of its production to create lab coats and face masks for the Province of Trento to combat the coronavirus emergency.

29.03.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Climbing legends, the video of the first Arco Rock Legends

The video dating back to 2006 introducing the climbers nominated for the historical first edition of Arco Rock Legends: Yuji Hirayama, Maurizio 'Manolo' Zanolla, Daniel Andrada, Josune Bereziartu, Angela Eiter, Flavio Crespi, Tomas Mrazek.



09.03.2020 by Stefano Ghisolfi in Climbing

Stefano Ghisolfi: stay at home, it’s time to climb and let your imagination soar

Stefano Ghisolfi, one of the best sport climbers in the world, appeals to the climbing community to not underestimate the Coronavirus crisis and to stay at home as much as possible.

07.01.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Elias Iagnemma completes historic Grotti project, Ultimo Tango in Zagarolo

At the Italian crag Grotti, Elias Iagnemma has made the first ascent of an old project made famous by local climber Alessandro Lamberti, Ultimo Tango in Zagarolo. Iagnemma suggests the grade 9a/+

03.01.2020 by Deborah Bionaz in Alpinism

Valnontey - Cogne ice climbing ban to protect Bearded Vulture

A temporary ice climbing ban has been enacted in Valnontey (Cogne, Italy) to protect nesting bearded vulture. The Gran Paradiso National Park commission and the Cogne mountain guides have produced a Decalogue aimed at protecting the local wildlife.

17.12.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Filip Babicz completes Ade Integrale, D15+ total dry deep in Gran Borna cave, Italy

On 26 November 2019 Filip Babicz completed Ade Integrale, a testing dry tooling route in the Gran Borna cave close to La Thuile in Valle d'Aosta, Italy. The Pole suggests D15+. The route is completely natural but, being total dry, climbs no ice whatsoever.

22.10.2019 by Umberto Bado in Alpinism

Orco Valley climbing: two classic rock climbs up Sergent

Italian mountain guide Umberto Bado introduces two absolute classic rock climbs in Valle dell'Orco: Fessura della Disperazione and Via Locatelli.

Mont Blanc Planpincieux glacier in danger of collapsing

The Planpincieux glacier on the Italian side of the Grandes Jorasses (Mont Blanc) is at risk of collapsing. The road into Val Ferret has been closed. And yet it seems as if nothing awakens us.

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