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    Federica Mingolla adds new climb to Aiguille Croux in Mont Blanc massif
    21.09.2018 di Federica Mingolla in Alpinism

    Federica Mingolla adds new climb to Aiguille Croux in Mont Blanc massif

    The report by Federica Mingolla who, together with Gabriele Carrara, made the first ascent of L'isola che non c’è on Aiguille Croux above Val Veny in the Mont Blanc massif.

    Cinque Torri: advice for climbing in the Dolomites haven
    20.09.2018 di Paolo Tassi in Alpinism

    Cinque Torri: advice for climbing in the Dolomites haven

    Six quick tips for rock climbing at the Cinque Torri from the Cortina Mountain Guides, prior to the upcoming meeting Delicious Climbing Dolomiti scheduled to takes place on Sunday 23 September 2018. By Paolino Tassi

    La Sportiva 90th anniversary book wins best corporate monographs 2018
    20.09.2018 di Planetmountain in Books-press

    La Sportiva 90th anniversary book wins best corporate monographs 2018

    The book 'La Sportiva 90th, a history of alpinism, passion, innovation' has won the 2018 OMI award for the best corporate monograph went to La Sportiva for its innovative approach and storytelling capacity.

    Nina Caprez in Rätikon repeats Headless Children
    19.09.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Nina Caprez in Rätikon repeats Headless Children

    Swiss rock climber Nina Caprez has made the third free ascent of Headless children, the beautiful and difficult multi-pitch rock climb in the Rätikon massif in Switzerland.

    Corsica: summer rock climbing on the island’s best crags
    19.09.2018 di Thierry Souchard in Climbing

    Corsica: summer rock climbing on the island’s best crags

    Sport climbing in Corsica: the best summer crags to climb in the shade and avoid the sweltering heat. By Thierry Souchard and Maurizio Oviglia

    Devil's Paw in Alaska: Brette Harrington and Gabe Hayden climb West Face
    18.09.2018 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Devil's Paw in Alaska: Brette Harrington and Gabe Hayden climb West Face

    Mountain climbing in Alaska: Brette Harrington and Gabe Hayden have made the first ascent of Shaa Téix’i (1300m, 5.11a) up the West Face of the Devils Paw, Juneau Ice Cap.

    Cinque Torri, Dolomites climbing and the Delicious Climbing Dolomiti event by Paolino Tassi
    17.09.2018 di Paolo Tassi in Events

    Cinque Torri, Dolomites climbing and the Delicious Climbing Dolomiti event by Paolino Tassi

    Italian mountain guide Paolo Tassi invites everyone to take part on Sunday 23 September 2018 in the Delicious Climbing Dolomiti event at the world-famous Cinque Torri (Cortina): an unmissable opportunity to climb together and share the sense of climbing in a unique setting in the heart of the Dolomites.

    Janja Garnbret and Kai Harada Boulder World Champions
    16.09.2018 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Janja Garnbret and Kai Harada Boulder World Champions

    On Friday night at Innsbruck in Austria Janja Garnbret from Slovenia was crowned Boulder World Champion. Akiyo Noguchi from Japan took silver, Staša Gejo from Serbia bronze. The men's competition was won on Saturday night by Japan's Kai Harada, ahead of Jongwon Chon from South Kore and Gregor Vezonik from Slovenia.

    Cima Scotoni: Nicola Tondini completes first single push of his Dolomites Direttissima
    14.09.2018 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Cima Scotoni: Nicola Tondini completes first single push of his Dolomites Direttissima

    Nicola Tondini, climbing with Lorenzo d'Addario, has made the first single push free ascent of 'Non abbiate paura di sognare' up Cima Scotoni in the Italian Dolomites.

    Cinque Torri and the Delicious Climbing Dolomiti contest 2018
    13.09.2018 di Planetmountain in Events

    Cinque Torri and the Delicious Climbing Dolomiti contest 2018

    On Sunday 23 September 2018 the Cinque Torri crags in the Dolomites above Cortina d’Ampezzo will host the 2nd Delicious Climbing Dolomiti climbing contest. A rock climbing competition in pairs, open to everyone, part of the third Delicious Festival.

    Mont Blanc: fire ravages Grands Montets cable car
    12.09.2018 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Mont Blanc: fire ravages Grands Montets cable car

    The Grands Montets cable car middle station caught fire yesterday afternoon. While no one was injured, the fire has caused significant damages.

    Thagas Valley / Nicolas Favresse reports of Karakorum climbing expedition
    11.09.2018 di Nicolas Favresse in Alpinism

    Thagas Valley / Nicolas Favresse reports of Karakorum climbing expedition

    Belgian climber Nicolas Favresse provides details about the climbing expedition to the little-known Thagas Valley, Karakorum, Pakistan together with Mathieu Maynadier, Carlitos Molina and Jean-Louis Wertz. Two virgin 6000ers were climbed, while Maynadier was struck by rockfall and airlifted to safety.

    Mente Demente new rock climb up Spiz of Lastia in the Italian Dolomites
    10.09.2018 di Diego Toigo in Alpinism

    Mente Demente new rock climb up Spiz of Lastia in the Italian Dolomites

    Diego Toigo reports about the first ascent of Mente Demente, climbed on 17 August with Francesco Fent and Alberto Maschio up the NW Face of Spiz della Lastia, Agner, Dolomites

    Jakob Schubert crowned 2018 Lead Climbing World Champion
    09.09.2018 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Jakob Schubert crowned 2018 Lead Climbing World Champion

    27-year-old Austrian athlete Jakob Schubert was crowned Lead World Champion 2018 this evening in Innsbruck. Austria. Czech climber Adam Ondra took silver, Germany's Alexander Megos bronze.

    Jessica Pilz Lead Climbing World Champion 2018
    08.09.2018 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Jessica Pilz Lead Climbing World Champion 2018

    This evening at Innsbruck, Austria, Jessica Pilz won the Lead Climbing World Championships 2018. Janja Garnbret took silver, Jain Kim bronze.

    Extreme trad climbing in Scotland: Gérome Pouvreau and Florence Pinet repeat Rhapsody and Requiem
    08.09.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Extreme trad climbing in Scotland: Gérome Pouvreau and Florence Pinet repeat Rhapsody and Requiem

    At Dumbarton Rock in Scotland, French climber Gérome Pouvreau has repeated Rhapsody E11, while Florence Pinet climbed Requiem E8 6b.

    Federica Mingolla and Marcello Bombardi win the rock climbing competition at Valgrisenche
    05.09.2018 di Alberto Gnerro in Competitions

    Federica Mingolla and Marcello Bombardi win the rock climbing competition at Valgrisenche

    The outdoor rock climbing competition at Valgrisenche, Valle d'Aosta, was won on Sunday 2 September by Federica Mingolla and Marcello Bombardi. the fought-out comp took place at the same crag that hosted the first climbing competition in Valle d'Aosta 30 years ago. The report by Alberto Gnerro, route setter and winner of that historic first competition three decades ago.

    Blood Moon, Brits climb new route up Tsaranoro Atsimo in Madagascar
    04.09.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Blood Moon, Brits climb new route up Tsaranoro Atsimo in Madagascar

    Alan Carne, Calum Cunningham and Robbie Phillips have made the first ascent of Blood Moon (8a+, 700m) up Tsaranoro Atsimo in Madagascar.

    Atlantide at Baunei, new plaisir rock climb in Sardinia
    03.09.2018 di Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

    Atlantide at Baunei, new plaisir rock climb in Sardinia

    Up the Sa Costa ‘e Aidu rock face at Baunei in Sardinia, Maurizio Oviglia and Fabio Erriu have made the first ascent of Atlantide, 400 meters of plaisir climbing with difficulties up to 6a+.

    Pilots warn drones endanger rescue helicopter safety
    02.09.2018 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Pilots warn drones endanger rescue helicopter safety

    Marco Kostner, pilot of the Aiut Alpin Dolomites, warns of the dangers rescue helicopters face due to reckless use of drones in the mountains.

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