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    Sport Climbing Proposed for Olympic Games Paris 2024
    22.02.2019 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Sport Climbing Proposed for Olympic Games Paris 2024

    The Paris Organising Committee has proposed to add Sport Climbing to the Olympic Games Paris 2024. If approved, sport climbing will feature in the Summer Olympic Games for the second consecutive edition after Tokyo 2020. Furthermore, under new proposals Speed climbing is separated from Boulder + Lead.

    Giuliano Cameroni potent on Poison the Well, 8C+ boulder at Brione in Switzerland
    20.02.2019 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Giuliano Cameroni potent on Poison the Well, 8C+ boulder at Brione in Switzerland

    Swiss rock climber Giuliano Cameroni has made the first ascent of Poison the Well, an 8C+ boulder problem at Brione in Switzerland.

    The Quarrymen, featuring climbers James Pearson and Johnny Dawes
    18.02.2019 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    The Quarrymen, featuring climbers James Pearson and Johnny Dawes

    The film The Quarrymen by Neil Hart, about the slate quarries above Llanberis in North Wales starring James Pearson, Johnny Dawes and one of Britain’s most famous multi-pitch rock climb, The Quarryman.

    Isabelle Faus sends Memory is Parallax, her third 8B+ boulder problem
    16.02.2019 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Isabelle Faus sends Memory is Parallax, her third 8B+ boulder problem

    Isabelle Faus has climbed Memory is Parallax, an 8B+ boulder problem at Elkland, Rocky Mountain National Park, USA.

    Paragliding in Patagonia, Aaron Durogati makes Fitz Roy flyby
    13.02.2019 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Paragliding in Patagonia, Aaron Durogati makes Fitz Roy flyby

    In January 2019 Aaron Durogati, Italian paragliding champion and exceptional mountaineer, flew with his paraglider off some of the most beautiful peaks in the Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre massifs in Patagonia.

    Ciao Albino Marchi, the driving force behind the Arco Rock Master
    13.02.2019 di Vinicio Stefanello in Climbing

    Ciao Albino Marchi, the driving force behind the Arco Rock Master

    Albino Marchi passed away yesterday afternoon. He was instrumental in the development of the Arco Rock Master climbing competition and his climbing event experience was second to none.

    Adam Ondra climbs 9b again / Neanderthal repeat at Santa Linya
    12.02.2019 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Adam Ondra climbs 9b again / Neanderthal repeat at Santa Linya

    Sport climbing in Spain: at Santa Linya Adam Ondra has repeated Neanderthal, a 9b sports climb first ascended by Chris Sharma in 2009

    Free Solo featuring Alex Honnold climbing El Capitan wins BAFTA and Eddie Awards
    11.02.2019 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Free Solo featuring Alex Honnold climbing El Capitan wins BAFTA and Eddie Awards

    Free Solo, the film that portrays Alex Honnold and his ropeless ascent of Freerider up El Capitan in Yosemite directed by Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, won a BAFTA award last night in the Documentary category. In early February, Free Solo won a Eddie Award at the American Cinema Editors Awards 2019.

    Adam Ondra and Piotr Schab send 9a+ in Spain
    10.02.2019 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Adam Ondra and Piotr Schab send 9a+ in Spain

    Sport climbing in Spain: Adam Ondra has sent Catxasa at Santa Linya while Piotr Schab has redointed La Rambla in Siurana. Both climbs are graded 9a+.

    Adam Ondra / Final episode of USA and Chile climbing road trip
    07.02.2019 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Adam Ondra / Final episode of USA and Chile climbing road trip

    VBlog #18 of Adam Ondra: the last episode of this climbing trip across the Americas comes from Valle de Los Cóndores in Chile.

    Aguja de la S in Patagonia: new climb by Iker Pou, Eneko Pou
    06.02.2019 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Aguja de la S in Patagonia: new climb by Iker Pou, Eneko Pou

    Iker Pou and his brother Eneko Pou have made the first ascent of Haizea, a new 550m climb up Aguja de la S in the Fitz Roy massif of Patagonia.

    Shawn Raboutou: Off the Wagon sit in Val Bavona, Switzerland
    05.02.2019 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Shawn Raboutou: Off the Wagon sit in Val Bavona, Switzerland

    The video of the first ascent of Off the Wagon sit, the boulder problem established by Shawn Raboutou in Val Bavona, Switzerland graded 8C+/V16.

    La Sportiva: objective Tokyo 2020 with the Italian Sport Climbing Federation
    31.01.2019 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    La Sportiva: objective Tokyo 2020 with the Italian Sport Climbing Federation

    La Sportiva is Technical Sponsor of FASI, the Italian Sport Climbing Federation and will dress the Italian Climbing and Paraclimbing team for the following three years with the aim of Tokyo 2020.

    Corno Stella Dièdre Rouge first free winter ascent by Symon Welfringer and Xavier Cailhol
    29.01.2019 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Corno Stella Dièdre Rouge first free winter ascent by Symon Welfringer and Xavier Cailhol

    Symon Welfringer and Xavier Cailhol have completed what is likely to be the first free winter ascent of Dièdre Rouge up the NE Face of Corno Stella (Maritime Alps).

    Nick Muehlhausen climbs Too Big to Flail, super highball at Bishop
    28.01.2019 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Nick Muehlhausen climbs Too Big to Flail, super highball at Bishop

    The video of Nick Muehlhausen repeating the super highball Too Big to Flail (V10), first ascended by Alex Honnold in 2012 at Bishop, California, USA.

     Spontaneity, altruism and drama in Patagonia
    27.01.2019 di Claudio Migliorini in Alpinism

    Spontaneity, altruism and drama in Patagonia

    Tragedy in Patagonia: last week a Czech mountaineer died on Fitz Roy and two Brazilian mountaineers have gone missing. A 19-man rescue attempt was launched including Italian mountaineers Claudio Migliorini, Luca Schiera, Edoardo Albrighi, Jacopo Zezza, Giampaolo Calzà, Paolo Marazzi, Dimitri Anghileri, two Spanish climbers, two Argentinians and Denis Urubko. Migliorini reports about the rescue attempt the set off at 10pm on 21 January 2019 and was coordinated by Carolina Codò.

    Milano Climbing Expo live streaming
    26.01.2019 di Planetmountain in Events

    Milano Climbing Expo live streaming

    Live streaming today from Milano Climbing Expo 2019, the climbing meeting and masters currently taking place at the Urban Wall climbing wall in Milan, Italy.

    Pioneering Patagonia: Paolo Marazzi and Luca Schiera climb Cerro Mangiafuoco
    26.01.2019 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Pioneering Patagonia: Paolo Marazzi and Luca Schiera climb Cerro Mangiafuoco

    In Patagonia the two Ragni di Lecco alpinists Paolo Marazzi and Luca Schiera have made the first ascent of Cerro Mangiafuoco. The new route is called L'appel du vide (6c M4 400m).

    The Lorax Project, climbing and base jumping in Tasmania
    24.01.2019 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    The Lorax Project, climbing and base jumping in Tasmania

    The film The Lorax Project featuring Kamil Sustiak, Martin Buchauer, Lee Jackson, Pete Wyllie, Jared Irwin and Simon Blair as they embark on a unique adventure in Tasmania: climb the Lorax route and BASE jump off Frenchmans Cap.

    Oscars 2019 nominations: Free Solo featuring Alex Honnold climbing El Capitan
    22.01.2019 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Oscars 2019 nominations: Free Solo featuring Alex Honnold climbing El Capitan

    The film Free Solo directed by Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi that documents Alex Honnold and his journey to climb, without a rope, Freerider up El Capitan in Yosemite, has been nominated for an Oscar Award 2019.

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