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    Tsaranoro Atsimo in Madagascar, film of 1998 first ascent by Rolando Larcher, Marco Sterni, Erik Švab
    12.12.2018 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Tsaranoro Atsimo in Madagascar, film of 1998 first ascent by Rolando Larcher, Marco Sterni, Erik Švab

    Online the film documenting the first route up Tsaranoro Atsimo in Madagascar, 'Never the same - Mai più così' established in 1998 by Rolando Larcher, Marco Sterni and Erik Svab.

    Tommy Caldwell, climate change and Yosemite valley
    10.12.2018 di Tommy Caldwell in Environment

    Tommy Caldwell, climate change and Yosemite valley

    Starting from what he has observed in the Yosemite Valley, American climber Tommy Caldwell shares his concerns about climate change.

    Asta Nunaat in Greenland, Andrea Ghitti and Fabio Olivari climb Gioielli Viventi
    10.12.2018 di Fabio Olivari in Alpinism

    Asta Nunaat in Greenland, Andrea Ghitti and Fabio Olivari climb Gioielli Viventi

    On Asta Nunaat in eastern Greenland Andrea Ghitti and Fabio Olivari have made the first ascent of 'Gioielli Viventi', a new rock climb (320m, VI+/A1) established on 9 August 2018. This is likely to be only the second ascent of this mountain, after the first carried out in 2006 by Andi Fichtner, Christoph Hainz and Roger Schaeli. Olivari reports.

    Adam Ondra climbing at Smith Rock / VBlog #7
    09.12.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Adam Ondra climbing at Smith Rock / VBlog #7

    The video of Adam Ondra climbing at Smith Rock in Oregon, the birthplace of American sport climbing.

    Stefano Ghisolfi absolutely perfect on Perfecto Mundo at Margalef
    07.12.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Stefano Ghisolfi absolutely perfect on Perfecto Mundo at Margalef

    Today at Margalef in Spain the Italian climber Stefano Ghisolfi repeated Perfecto Mundo, the 9b+ freed by Alexander Megos and considered one of the hardest sport climbs in the world.

    Sonnie Trotter frees North America Wall variation on El Capitan
    07.12.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Sonnie Trotter frees North America Wall variation on El Capitan

    Climbing with Tommy Caldwell, on 19 November Sonnie Trotter made the first one day free ascent of a new all free variation to North America Wall / El Nino. The Canadian had discovered the 3-pitch variation, now called Pineapple Express, in 2017 with Alex Honnold.

    Matilda Söderlund returns to form at Red River Gorge
    07.12.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Matilda Söderlund returns to form at Red River Gorge

    Swedish rock climber Matilda Söderlund has repeated Pure Imagination 8c+ at Red River Gorge, USA

    Nina Caprez and Eline Le Menestrel climbing The Nose, El Capitan
    06.12.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Nina Caprez and Eline Le Menestrel climbing The Nose, El Capitan

    The video of Nina Caprez and Eline Le Menestrel repeating The Nose, the famous big wall climb up El Capitan in Yosemite, USA.

    La Sportiva 90th, mountaineering, climbing and footwear history in a prize-winning book
    05.12.2018 di Planetmountain in Books-press

    La Sportiva 90th, mountaineering, climbing and footwear history in a prize-winning book

    The book 'La Sportiva 90th, a history of alpinism, passion, innovation' celebrating the first 90 years of the famous Italian outdoor footwear and clothing company is now on sale at www.lasportiva.com.

    Mélissa Le Nevé climbing Golden Ticket at Red River Gorge
    04.12.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Mélissa Le Nevé climbing Golden Ticket at Red River Gorge

    The video of French climber Mélissa Le Nevé on Golden Ticket at Red River Gorge, USA.

    Jakob Schubert repeats El bon combat, Chris Sharma’s king line at Cova de Ocell
    02.12.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Jakob Schubert repeats El bon combat, Chris Sharma’s king line at Cova de Ocell

    Austrian climber Jakob Schubert has made the first repeat of El bon combat, the superbly difficult route freed by Chris Sharma in 2015 at Cova de Ocell in Spain.

    Eiger Odyssee video featuring Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher
    01.12.2018 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Eiger Odyssee video featuring Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher

    The short film by Paolo Sartori documenting the repeat of Odyssee on the North Face of the Eiger by Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher in August 2018

    Adam Ondra onsight attempt on the Salathé Wall in Yosemite / VBlog #6
    30.11.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Adam Ondra onsight attempt on the Salathé Wall in Yosemite / VBlog #6

    Adam Ondra attempting to onsight the crux pitches of the Salathé Wall up El Capitan in Yosemite, USA. Belayed by Nicolas Favresse in autumn 2018, the Czech climber deals with the Enduro corner and tries his luck on the Headwall.

    Shawn Raboutou climbs Off the Wagon Low, first 8C+ in Switzerland
    29.11.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Shawn Raboutou climbs Off the Wagon Low, first 8C+ in Switzerland

    American climber Shawn Raboutou has made the long-awaited first ascent of Off the Wagon Low, in Valle Bavona. Reportedly graded 8C+, this is now the hardest boulder problem in Switzerland.

    Mélissa Le Nevé shines on Golden Ticket 8c+ at Red River Gorge
    28.11.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Mélissa Le Nevé shines on Golden Ticket 8c+ at Red River Gorge

    French climber Mélissa Le Nevé has repeated Golden Ticket, an 8c+ sports climb at Red River Gorge, USA.

    Simon Gietl makes free solo of Lacedelli Cima Scotoni, Dolomites
    28.11.2018 di Planetmountain in Interviews

    Simon Gietl makes free solo of Lacedelli Cima Scotoni, Dolomites

    Interview with Simon Gietl after his ascent free solo ascent of Via Lacedelli up Cima Scotoni in the Dolomites on 18 October 2018.

    Ben Moon repeats Evolution, Jerry Moffatt 8c+ at Raven Tor
    26.11.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Ben Moon repeats Evolution, Jerry Moffatt 8c+ at Raven Tor

    British climber Ben Moon (52) has repeated Evolution, the 8c+ sports climb freed by Jerry Moffatt at Ravens Tor, England.

    The Real Thing, the original bouldering movie with Ben Moon and Jerry Moffat
    26.11.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    The Real Thing, the original bouldering movie with Ben Moon and Jerry Moffat

    One of the most famous bouldering films, The Real Thing, featuring British climbers Ben Moon, Jerry Moffatt and Sean Myles, as well as Germany’s Kurt Albert and France’s Marc Le Menestrel.

    Adam Ondra climbing the Salathé Wall in Yosemite / VBlog #5
    25.11.2018 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Adam Ondra climbing the Salathé Wall in Yosemite / VBlog #5

    Adam Ondra attempting to onsight the Salathé Wall up El Capitan in Yosemite, USA, belayed by Nicolas Favresse in autumn 2018.

     La Sportiva Legends Only 2018, live streaming at 19:00
    24.11.2018 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    La Sportiva Legends Only 2018, live streaming at 19:00

    This evening Stockholm, Sweden, will host the La Sportiva Legends Only 2018. The climbers invited to this international masters bouldering competition are Chris Sharma, Alexander Megos, Jernej Kruder, Jongwon Chon, Alexey Rubtsov and Ray Sugimoto. Live streaming starts at 19.00

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