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    Aiguille du Plan Mystery solved by Ondrej Húserka and Evka Milovská
    30.03.2020 by Ondrej Húserka in Alpinism

    Aiguille du Plan Mystery solved by Ondrej Húserka and Evka Milovská

    

From 21 to 22 February Slovak mountaineers Ondrej Húserka and Evka Milovská made the first ascent of Mystery (85 °, M8, C1, 600m (15 pitches) on Aiguille du Plan in the Mont Blanc massif. Húserka reports.

    Eleonora Delnevo: the sound of the epidemic affecting us all
    28.03.2020 by Eleonora Delnevo in Environment

    Eleonora Delnevo: the sound of the epidemic affecting us all

    'This is my city. This is Bergamo. This is the sound of the epidemic affecting us all.' Italian mountaineer Eleonora Delnevo shares the pain of her city battling against the coronavirus.

    Linea Continua, the film by Hervé and Marco Barmasse on YouTube
    27.03.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Linea Continua, the film by Hervé and Marco Barmasse on YouTube

    Hervé Barmasse has published 'Linea Continua’ on YouTube, the film about the new route he established on the South Face of the Matterhorn with his father Marco. First ascended in 2010, it is still unrepeated.

    Steve House live online with the Masherbrum Tales
    26.03.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Steve House live online with the Masherbrum Tales

    
Today at 18:00 CET live streaming with American alpinist Steve House as he talks about his attempt on the unclimbed North Pillar of Masherbrum and how this paved the way for some of the most important ascents of his career.

    Luis Penín, David López Sáenz unearth Gaia at Ehrwald in Austria
    25.03.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Luis Penín, David López Sáenz unearth Gaia at Ehrwald in Austria

    At the end of February and start of March Spanish mountaineers Luis Penín and David López Sáenz made the first ascent of the mixed climb Gaia (175m, M12?, WI6+) at Ehrwald in Austria.

    Do your part

    Do your part

    Now more than ever we are called upon to do our part. We must stay at home for everyone’s good, in order to regain happiness and also the freedom to return to the mountains.

    Tamara Lunger home training
    20.03.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Tamara Lunger home training

    Join South Tyrolean mountaineer Tamara Lunger every two days as she broadcasts her home training on her Instagram channel. A home workout to stay in shape and have fun.

    Luka Lindič & Luka Krajnc add new route to Aguja Saint-Exupéry in Patagonia
    19.03.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Luka Lindič & Luka Krajnc add new route to Aguja Saint-Exupéry in Patagonia

    Interview with Slovenian alpinists Luka Lindič and Luka Krajnc after their first ascent of Mir, a new climb up Aguja Saint-Exupéry in Patagonia.

    Smart training at home
    19.03.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Smart training at home

    Hangboard, stairs, the garden... in order to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, everyone is training at home.

    Enrico Veronese frees his apartment
    18.03.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Enrico Veronese frees his apartment

    Italian alpinist Enrico Veronese has made the coveted first ascent of 'Il suo appartamento' (55° E5, M9, 5.14a), one of the most interesting ascents of recent times…

    Klaas Willems: Cystic Fibrosis, Coronavirus and why further apart is closer together
    18.03.2020 by Klaas Willems in Climbing

    Klaas Willems: Cystic Fibrosis, Coronavirus and why further apart is closer together

    Extremely talented Belgian climber Klaas Willems, affected by Cystic Fibrosis, appeals to the climbing community to stay at home to decrease the spread of the Coronavirus.

    Latok 1, the Aleš Česen, Tom Livingstone and Luka Stražar ascent
    16.03.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Latok 1, the Aleš Česen, Tom Livingstone and Luka Stražar ascent

    The documentary of Aleš Česen, Tom Livingstone and Luka Stražar in summer 2018 making the coveted second ascent of Latok I 7145m in the Karakorum, Pakistan.

    Partnership vs Coronavirus
    16.03.2020 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

    Partnership vs Coronavirus

    We are called upon to face one of the biggest tests of our time, one the must deal with the utmost difficulties. In order to do so we must use all our strength and experience. And we must do it all together. Only then will everything be fine.

    Triglav North Face, Matej Balažic and Marjan Kozole climb For Friends
    12.03.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Triglav North Face, Matej Balažic and Marjan Kozole climb For Friends

    On the North Face of Triglav, the highest mountain in Slovenia, Matej Balažic and Marjan Kozole climbed Za prijatelje, For Friends. This combination of four summer rock climbs transforms into a logical winter line circa 1000m high and was climbed with one bivouac from 15-16 February 2020. This is probably the first time the combination has been climbed as a winter route. Balažic and Kozole report.

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

    Simon Gietl Tre Cime di Lavaredo solo winter enchainment interview
    05.03.2020 by Planetmountain in Interviews

    Simon Gietl Tre Cime di Lavaredo solo winter enchainment interview

    Interview with South Tyrolean mountaineer Simon Gietl after his solitary winter traverse of the Tre Cime di Lavaredo in the Dolomites. From 24 to 25 February the 35-year-old climbed Cima Ovest, Cima Grande, Cima Piccola, Punta di Frida and Cima Piccolissima.

    Cerro Torre's immense rime ice mushroom avalanche
    03.03.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Cerro Torre's immense rime ice mushroom avalanche

    The video of the recent rime ice mushroom collapse on Cerro Torre in Patagonia, filmed by Russian mountaineer Dmitry Golovchenko.

    Dolomites Full Contact climbed by Albert Leichtfried, Benedikt Purner
    28.02.2020 by Albert Leichtfried in Alpinism

    Dolomites Full Contact climbed by Albert Leichtfried, Benedikt Purner

    Austrian mountain guide Albert Leichtfried reports about his first ascent, with Benedikt Purner, of the mixed climb up the Murfrëitturm tower in the Sella group of the Dolomites.

    The World’s Hardest Ice Climb? Mission to Mars at Helmcken Falls by Tim Emmett, Klemen Premrl
    27.02.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    The World’s Hardest Ice Climb? Mission to Mars at Helmcken Falls by Tim Emmett, Klemen Premrl

    The video of Mission to Mars at Helmcken Falls in Canada, established earlier this month by Tim Emmett and Klemen Premrl. This is the first climb ever to be graded WI 13 and as such checks in as the hardest ice climb in the world.

    Simon Gietl completes solo Tre Cime di Lavaredo winter enchainment
    25.02.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Simon Gietl completes solo Tre Cime di Lavaredo winter enchainment

    From 24 to 25 February the South Tyrolean mountaineer Simon Gietl carried out a winter crossing of the Tre Cime di Lavaredo on his own, linking Cima Ovest, Cima Grande, Cima Piccola, Punta di Frida and Cima Piccolissima.

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