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    More than a route, Lena Müller's new climbing direction
    24.05.2022 di Planetmountain in Environment

    More than a route, Lena Müller's new climbing direction

    The short film 'More than a route' by Tom Dauer which portrays the ecologist and climber Lena Müller and her decision to embark on a new route: climbing with sustainable means that involves giving up the use of the car.

    Watch The Verdon Gorge - The Origins of Sport Climbing by Keith Ladzinski
    24.05.2022 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Watch The Verdon Gorge - The Origins of Sport Climbing by Keith Ladzinski

    The short film 'The Verdon Gorge - The Origins of Sport Climbing' by American filmmaker Keith Ladzinski that explores the history of sport climbing in the Verdon Gorge in France through the eyes of François Guillot, Bruno Clément, Alan Carne, Matt Segal, Emily Harrington, Jonathan Siegrist.

    Natalia Grossman, Mejdi Schalck climb to spectacular Boulder World Cup victory in Salt Lake City
    23.05.2022 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Natalia Grossman, Mejdi Schalck climb to spectacular Boulder World Cup victory in Salt Lake City

    The third stage of the Boulder World Cup 2022 was won yesterday in Salt Lake City, USA, by Natalia Grossman and Mejdi Schalck.

    Mathew Wright deciphers Lake District's E11 Lexicon
    23.05.2022 di Planetmountain in Interviews

    Mathew Wright deciphers Lake District's E11 Lexicon

    Interview with Mathew Wright after the 23-year-old British rock climber made the fourth ascent of Lexicon, the E11 at Pavey Ark in the Lake District first ascended by Neil Gresham in summer 2021.

    Aleksandra Miroslaw, Kiromal Katibin win Salt Lake City Speed opener
    21.05.2022 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Aleksandra Miroslaw, Kiromal Katibin win Salt Lake City Speed opener

    The second stage of the Speed World Cup 2022 was won yesterday at Salt Lake City by Aleksandra Miroslaw from Poland and Kiromal Katibin from Indonesia.

    Loïc Zehani frees Chikane 9b at Orgon in France
    21.05.2022 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Loïc Zehani frees Chikane 9b at Orgon in France

    At Orgon in France Loïc Zehani has made the first ascent of Chikane, 30 intense moves now graded 9b. In December 2021 the 20-year-old established the hardest route at Buoux, Jusqu'au bout du mond 8c+/9a.

    Two IFSC World Cups cancelled in China due to pandemic
    20.05.2022 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Two IFSC World Cups cancelled in China due to pandemic

    
The International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) has announced the cancellation of two World Cups that were scheduled this autumn in Wujiang (Lead & Speed) and Chongqing (Lead & Boulder) due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Rachel Māia: from amputation back to climbing
    19.05.2022 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Rachel Māia: from amputation back to climbing

    The video portrait of New Zealand rock climber Rachel Maia who after a climbing accident decided to have her lower left leg amputated.

    Landro Classica, the oldest crag in Höhlensteintal in the Dolomites
    19.05.2022 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Landro Classica, the oldest crag in Höhlensteintal in the Dolomites

    Daniel Rogger introduces Landro Classica, the oldest crag in Höhlensteintal / Valle di Landro. From 27 to 29 May 2022 this valley will host the Dolorock Climbing Festival, the international climbing meeting of the Dolomites

    L'appel de la Sirène / Matteo Della Bordella, Silvan Schüpbach, Symon Welfringer climbing on Greenland's Siren Tower
    19.05.2022 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    L'appel de la Sirène / Matteo Della Bordella, Silvan Schüpbach, Symon Welfringer climbing on Greenland's Siren Tower

    The trailer of L'appel de la Sirène, the film that documents the first ascent of Forum (840m, 7c) on Siren Tower in Greenland, established by Matteo Della Bordella, Silvan Schüpbach and Symon Welfringer in summer 2021.

    Eder Lomba Lopez de Ipiña repeats Rainman 9b at Malham
    17.05.2022 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Eder Lomba Lopez de Ipiña repeats Rainman 9b at Malham

    On Friday 13 May 2022 Basque rock climber Eder Lomba Lopez de Ipiña made he first repeat of Rainman, at 9b the hardest sport climb in Britain and located at Malham.

    Watch Steve McClure falling off Lexicon at Pavey Ark, UK
    17.05.2022 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Watch Steve McClure falling off Lexicon at Pavey Ark, UK

    A short clip of Steve McClure falling off Lexicon, the E11 at Pavey Ark first ascended by Neil Gresham in September 2021 and repeated by McClure a week after his terrifying fall.

    Filip Babicz repeats E9 Appointment with Death rope-solo at Wimberry
    16.05.2022 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Filip Babicz repeats E9 Appointment with Death rope-solo at Wimberry

    Polish rock climber Filip Babicz has repeated Appointment with Death, the E9 6c gritstone climb at Wimberry Rocks in England. Babicz made the fifth ascent without crashpad and rope-solo.

    Climbing at risk at Paligremnos - Plakias on Crete, Greece
    12.05.2022 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Climbing at risk at Paligremnos - Plakias on Crete, Greece

    An online petition has been launched to save Paligremnos - Plakias on the island of Crete in Greece.

    Petzl Roc Trip kicks off at Manikia in Greece
    12.05.2022 di Planetmountain in Events

    Petzl Roc Trip kicks off at Manikia in Greece

    The international climbing meeting Petzl Roc Trip has kicked off at Manikia in Greece. Exclusive content will be published daily on the online platform for those who cannot physically take part in the event

    European Boulder Cup - live streaming from Brixen
    08.05.2022 di Newspower in Competitions

    European Boulder Cup - live streaming from Brixen

    Live streaming from Brixen, Italy, of second stage of the European Boulder Cup 2022. Semifinals at 10 CET, Finals at 16:10.

    Jacopo Larcher explores dangerous new trad climbs at Cadarese
    06.05.2022 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Jacopo Larcher explores dangerous new trad climbs at Cadarese

    At Cadarese in Val d’Ossola, Italy, the South Tyrolean climber Jacopo Larcher has freed two difficult trad climbs: Waiting for ... and Jeune et con.

    Sustainable climbing. The guidebook to Tyrol, Austria by Lena Müller, Deniz Scheerer
    06.05.2022 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Sustainable climbing. The guidebook to Tyrol, Austria by Lena Müller, Deniz Scheerer

    
Lena Müller and Deniz Scheerer have produced a climbing guidebook to climate-friendly rock climbing in Tyrol, Austria. Entitled 'Klimafreundlich Klettern. Ein Guidebook zur Anreise mit Bus, Bahn und Rad für Tirol', the guidebook promotes sustainability through the use of bus, train and bicycle to reach 21 different crags and is free of charge.

    Seb Bouin deciphers DNA, possible new 9c in Verdon Gorge, France
    05.05.2022 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Seb Bouin deciphers DNA, possible new 9c in Verdon Gorge, France

    On Friday 29 April Sébastien Bouin made the first ascent of DNA in the Ramirole sector of the Verdon Gorge in France. The French climber has suggested the grade 9c, making it one of the most difficult sport climbs in the world.

    Jonas Schild repeats Gondo Crack, 8c trad crack at Cippo in Switzerland
    03.05.2022 di Jonas Schild in Climbing

    Jonas Schild repeats Gondo Crack, 8c trad crack at Cippo in Switzerland

    Swiss climber Jonas Schild reports about his recent repeat of Gondo Crack, the 8c crack climb at Cippo in Switzerland freed by Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher in 2017. Schild placed all gear during his ascent

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