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    Petit Dru climbed by Simon Gietl, Roger Schäli as fifth north face in North6 project
    24.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Petit Dru climbed by Simon Gietl, Roger Schäli as fifth north face in North6 project

    With their ascent of Petit Dru in the Mont Blanc massif, Simon Gietl and Roger Schäli have now climbed five of the six great north faces of the Alps. After Cima Grande di Lavaredo, Pizzo Badile, Eiger, Matterhorn and Petit Dru, now the only peak missing off their list is the Grandes Jorasses.

    Alex Megos 9a flash on Intermezzo XY gelöst at Plombergstein, Austria
    23.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Alex Megos 9a flash on Intermezzo XY gelöst at Plombergstein, Austria

    German climber Alexander Megos has made a first-go ascent of Intermezzo XY gelöst 9a at Plombergstein in Austria.

    Seo Chaehyun and Jakob Schubert crowned Lead World Champions 2021
    22.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Seo Chaehyun and Jakob Schubert crowned Lead World Champions 2021

    Last night at Moscow, Russia, during the Climbing World Championships Seo Chaehyun from South Korea and Jakob Schubert from Austria won the 2021 Lead World Championships. Natalia Grossman and Luka Potocar took home the silver medal, Laura Rogora and Hamish McArthur the bronze.

    More new climbs in Greenland by Favresse, Villanueva, Wertz, Jaruta
    21.09.2021 di Nicolas Favresse in Alpinism

    More new climbs in Greenland by Favresse, Villanueva, Wertz, Jaruta

    The second report by Nicolas Favresse who in the Kangertigtivatsiaq Fjord in Greenland has established another 5 new big walls with Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll, Jean-Louis Wertz and Aleksej Jaruta.

    Lead World Championship 2021 live from Moscow, Russia
    21.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Lead World Championship 2021 live from Moscow, Russia

    The Lead World Championships 2021 are currently taking place in Moscow, Russia. Live streaming this morning from Men's Semifinals of the Lead World Championship, at 18:55 CET from the Men's Finals.

    Natalia Grossman, Kokoro Fuji crowned Boulder World Champions 2021 at Moscow
    20.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Natalia Grossman, Kokoro Fuji crowned Boulder World Champions 2021 at Moscow

    On Saturday at the Climbing World Championships in Moscow Natalia Grossman from the USA and Kokoro Fuji from Japan were crowned Bouldering World Champions 2021.

    Bouldering World Championship 2021 live from Moscow, Russia
    19.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Bouldering World Championship 2021 live from Moscow, Russia

    The Climbing World Championships 2021 are currently taking place in Moscow, Russia. Live streaming this morning from Men's Semifinals of the Bouldering World Championship, at 16:40 CET from the Men's Finals.

    North6: Roger Schäli and Simon Gietl climb the Eiger
    18.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    North6: Roger Schäli and Simon Gietl climb the Eiger

    As part of their North6 project to climb the six most famous north faces of the Alps while cycling between the mountains, Roger Schäli and Simon Gietl have now climbed Chant Du Cygne on the Eiger.

    Neil Gresham climbs Lexicon, desperate E11 trad climb at Pavey Ark
    17.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Neil Gresham climbs Lexicon, desperate E11 trad climb at Pavey Ark

    British rock climber Neil Gresham has made the first ascent of Lexicon at Pavey Ark in England. Graded E11 7a, it checks in as one of the hardest trad climbs in Great Britain.

    World Climbing Championships Moscow 2021: Speed finals now
    16.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    World Climbing Championships Moscow 2021: Speed finals now

    The Climbing World Championships and the Paraclimbing World Championships have started in Moscow, Russia. The Speed Finals take place this evening at 18:25 CET.

    Miho Nonaka climbs Mr Hyde 8c+ at Céüse
    16.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Miho Nonaka climbs Mr Hyde 8c+ at Céüse

    Japanese competition climber Miho Nonaka has redpointed Mr Hyde at Ceuse in France. In doing so she has upped her game from 7c+ to 8c+ in one single go.

    Simon Gietl, Roger Schäli start North6 project with Cima Grande di Lavaredo and Pizzo Badile
    16.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Simon Gietl, Roger Schäli start North6 project with Cima Grande di Lavaredo and Pizzo Badile

    With the ascents of Cima Grande di Lavaredo in the Dolomites and Pizzo Badile in the Central Alps, Italian mountaineer Simon Gietl and his Swiss counterpart Roger Schäli have successfully started their North6 project which aims to climb the six most famous north faces of the Alps, traveling from one mountain to the other by bicycle.

    New Matterhorn South Face route by François Cazzanelli, Marco Farina, Francesco Ratti
    15.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    New Matterhorn South Face route by François Cazzanelli, Marco Farina, Francesco Ratti

    Italian alpinists François Cazzanelli, Marco Farina and Francesco Ratti have established L’amitié, a new route on the south face of the Matterhorn dedicated to Roberto Ferraris.

    Filip Babicz climbs Pizzo Badile North Ridge in 43 minutes
    14.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Filip Babicz climbs Pizzo Badile North Ridge in 43 minutes

    
On Friday 10 September 2021 Filip Babicz climbed the North Ridge of Pizzo Badile in 42 minutes and 52 seconds.



    Michaela Kiersch magical on Dreamcatcher at Squamish
    13.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Michaela Kiersch magical on Dreamcatcher at Squamish

    American climber Michaela Kiersch has repeated Dreamcatcher at Squamish, Canada.

    Città di Uruk in Val Sapin, climbing at the historic crag above Courmayeur in Italy
    13.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Città di Uruk in Val Sapin, climbing at the historic crag above Courmayeur in Italy

    Città di Uruk is a historic crag located in Val Sapin above Courmayeur in Italy. With over 30 climbs of all grades, this is reputed to be the best cliff in the entire Aosta Valley. This year the crag hosts the Tiro Lead competition, with € 1,000 prize money for the first male and female climbers who free the two routes.

    Solveig Korherr climbs La cabane au Canada, her first 9a at Rawyl in Switzerland
    12.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Solveig Korherr climbs La cabane au Canada, her first 9a at Rawyl in Switzerland

    German rock climber Solveig Korherr has climbed her first 9a, La cabane au Canada at Rawyl in Switzerland.

    Gianluca Vighetti (12) climbs TCT 9a at Gravere, Italy
    10.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Gianluca Vighetti (12) climbs TCT 9a at Gravere, Italy

    12-year old Gianluca Vighetti from Italy has repeated TCT, a 9a at Gravere freed by Stefano Ghisolfi in 2014.

    Dani Arnold climbs Petit Dru North Face speed solo
    09.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Dani Arnold climbs Petit Dru North Face speed solo

    On 15 August 2021 Dani Arnold made a solo ascent of the North Face of the Petit Dru (3733m) in the Mont Blanc massif, climbing the historic Allain-Leininger route (900m TD+) in just 1 hour, 43 minutes.

    The Nose, Lynn Hill and Jorg Verhoeven in Climbing Sparkling Moments
    08.09.2021 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    The Nose, Lynn Hill and Jorg Verhoeven in Climbing Sparkling Moments

    Podcasts # 8 and # 9 of Climbing Sparkling Moments by La Sportiva explore Lynn Hill's historic first free ascent of The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite in 1993, and a rare repeat carried out by Jorg Verhoeven in 2014.

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