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    Silvan Schüpbach, Matteo Della Bordella, Yannick Glatthard discover their Ying Yang on Gross Wellhorn
    29.09.2020 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Silvan Schüpbach, Matteo Della Bordella, Yannick Glatthard discover their Ying Yang on Gross Wellhorn

    
On Gross Wellhorn in Switzerland’s Bernese Oberland the alpinists Silvan Schüpbach, Matteo Della Bordella and Yannick Glatthard have completed Ying Yang, a 450m multipitch climb graded 8b.

    Stefano Ghisolfi repeats Change, world’s first 9b+ at Flatanger in Norway
    28.09.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Stefano Ghisolfi repeats Change, world’s first 9b+ at Flatanger in Norway

    Earlier today Stefano Ghisolfi made the second ascent of Change, the first 9b+ sport climb in the world established by Adam Ondra in 2012 at Flatanger in Norway.

    Remembering Kurt Albert, German climbing legend and father of the redpoint
    28.09.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Remembering Kurt Albert, German climbing legend and father of the redpoint

    Precisely 10 years ago German climbing legend Kurt Albert died at the age of 56. He invented the redpoint philosophy in Frankenjura in 1975, considered nowadays the standard for sport climbing worldwide, and established numerous important rock climbs and big walls across the globe.

    Nebelgeist climbed by Simon Messner, Barbara Vigl on Schüsselkar, Austria
    25.09.2020 di Barbara Vigl in Alpinism

    Nebelgeist climbed by Simon Messner, Barbara Vigl on Schüsselkar, Austria

    Barbara Vigl reports about the first ascent of Nebelgeist, established this summer with Simon Messner on Söllerköpfe on Schüsselkar in Austria's Wetterstein mountain chain.



    Simon Lorenzi sends Quoi de neuf classic roof bloc at Orsay in France
    24.09.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Simon Lorenzi sends Quoi de neuf classic roof bloc at Orsay in France

    The video of Belgian climber Simon Lorenzi on Quoi de neuf, an 8B + boulder problem at Orsay in France.



    Alessandro Zeni claims Cani Morti Plus, 8c Dolomites multipitch
    24.09.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Alessandro Zeni claims Cani Morti Plus, 8c Dolomites multipitch

    In combining the first two pitches of Cani Morti, the difficult multi-pitch first ascended in 2003 by Maurizio Zanolla Manolo and Riccardo Scarian on Campanile Basso di Lastei in the Pale di San Martino group, this summer Alessandro Zeni created Cani Morti Plus. Graded 8c, this is now one of the hardest multi-pitch climbs in the Dolomites.

    Adam Ondra climbing Beginning, Stefano Ghisolfi's endurance test at Arco
    22.09.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Adam Ondra climbing Beginning, Stefano Ghisolfi's endurance test at Arco

    The video of Adam Ondra making the first repeat, thanks to a cunning kneebar, of Beginning, the route freed in May 2020 by Stefano Ghisolfi at Eremo di San Paolo close to Arco, Italy.

    Gorropu featuring Aleksandra Taistra, film streaming today at 21
    21.09.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Gorropu featuring Aleksandra Taistra, film streaming today at 21

    The film Gorropu, a portrait of Polish rock climber Aleksandra Taistra repeating the famous multi-pitch Hotel Supramonte in Sardinia, will be streamed on Monday 21 September 2020 from 21:00 to 24:00 on the website ferrino.it.

    John Gill, the father of modern bouldering, in American Alpine Club Legacy Series
    20.09.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    John Gill, the father of modern bouldering, in American Alpine Club Legacy Series

    A video tribute to John Gill, considered by many the father of modern bouldering, by the American Alpine Club Legacy Series.

    Tre Cime di Lavaredo Space Vertigo freed by Alessandro Baù, Claudio Migliorini, Nicola Tondini
    18.09.2020 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Tre Cime di Lavaredo Space Vertigo freed by Alessandro Baù, Claudio Migliorini, Nicola Tondini

    The three mountain guides Alessandro Baù, Claudio Migliorini and Nicola Tondini have freed each individual pitch of Space Vertigo, the multi-pitch rock climb they completed last year on Cima Ovest di Lavaredo, Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Dolomites.


    Matterhorn Italian Route: Échelle Jordan temporarily inaccessible
    17.09.2020 di Guide del Cervino in Alpinism

    Matterhorn Italian Route: Échelle Jordan temporarily inaccessible

    The Italian Matterhorn Guides inform that due to rockfall the Échelle Jordan ladder is currently inaccessible. The guides have equipped a new line to the left of the ladder in order to reach the summit.

    Giacomo Meliffi makes free solo ascent of Legoland, legendary crack climb in Valle dell’Orco
    17.09.2020 di Giacomo Meliffi. in Climbing

    Giacomo Meliffi makes free solo ascent of Legoland, legendary crack climb in Valle dell’Orco

    Italian climber Giacomo Meliffi has made a free solo ascent of Legoland, the famous crack climb in Valle dell’Orco, Italy.

    Alexander Megos flashes Underground 9a at Arco
    15.09.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Alexander Megos flashes Underground 9a at Arco

    Yesterday at Massone in Arco German rock climber Alex Megos managed to flash Underground, Italy’s historic 9a established by Manfred Stuffer in 1998.

    Eiger Paciencia repeated by Nils Favre and Symon Welfringer
    14.09.2020 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Eiger Paciencia repeated by Nils Favre and Symon Welfringer

    Switzerland’s Nils Favre and France’s Symon Welfringer have repeated Paciencia, the 900m 8a first ascended by Stephan Siegrist and Ueli Steck in 2003 up the North Face of the Eiger.

    Valhalla, the film of Edu Marin climbing the Getu Grand Arch in China
    12.09.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Valhalla, the film of Edu Marin climbing the Getu Grand Arch in China

    
The trailer of ‘Valhalla, cielo de roca' featuring Edu Marin making the first ascent of his huge multi-pitch sports climb up through the Grand Arch at Getu in China

    New Picos de Europa 8c multi-pitch by Pou brothers and Kico Cerdá
    11.09.2020 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    New Picos de Europa 8c multi-pitch by Pou brothers and Kico Cerdá

    Iker Pou, Eneko Pou and Kico Cerdá have made the first free ascent of Rayu (8c, 600m) on the south face of the Peña Santa de Castilla in the Picos de Europa massif in Spain.

    Orco Easy Crack, an intro to crack climbing in the Orco Valley
    09.09.2020 di 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.

    Czech Direct on Punta Ferrario in Val Masino freed by Paolo Marazzi, Giacomo Regallo
    09.09.2020 di Paolo Marazzi in Alpinism

    Czech Direct on Punta Ferrario in Val Masino freed by Paolo Marazzi, Giacomo Regallo

    Paolo Marazzi and Giacomo Regallo made the first free ascent of Diretta dei Cecoslovacchi, the Czech Direct, on Punta Ferrario (3258m) in Val Torrone - Val Masino, Italy.

    Madeleine Cope and Emma Twyford climb E9 in England and Wales
    08.09.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Madeleine Cope and Emma Twyford climb E9 in England and Wales

    
Britain’s Madeleine Cope and Emma Twyford have both repeated an E9 trad route by climbing, respectively, The Final Round at Illam Rock in England and Chupacabra at Pembroke in Wales.

    Jernej Kruder frees Ellipsis on Bila Pec at Sella Nevea, Italy
    07.09.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Jernej Kruder frees Ellipsis on Bila Pec at Sella Nevea, Italy

    Slovenian climber Jernej Kruder has made the first free ascent of Ellipsis, a five-pitch climb with difficulties up to 8b+ on Mt. Bila Pec at Sella Nevea in the Julian Alps, Italy.

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