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    Brittany Goris makes first female ascent of Stingray at Joshua Tree, USA
    17.02.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Brittany Goris makes first female ascent of Stingray at Joshua Tree, USA

    American rock climber Brittany Goris has made the first female ascent of Stingray 5.13d at Joshua Tree, USA.

    Marc-Andre's Visión completed on Torre Egger in Patagonia
    14.02.2020 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Marc-Andre's Visión completed on Torre Egger in Patagonia

    Brette Harrington, Quentin Roberts and Horacio Gratton have completed Marc-Andre’s Visión, a new route up the East Face of Torre Egger in Patagonia envisaged in 2016 by the late Marc-André Leclerc.

    China Climbing World Cups rescheduled due to Coronavirus
    13.02.2020 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    China Climbing World Cups rescheduled due to Coronavirus

    As a precautionary measure the IFSC (International Federation of Sport Climbing) has announced that following the Coronavirus outbreak the sport climbing World Cups due to take place at Chongqing and Wujiang in April have been rescheduled.

    Vadim Timonov and Irina Kuzmenko bouldering in Switzerland
    13.02.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Vadim Timonov and Irina Kuzmenko bouldering in Switzerland

    The video of Vadim Timonov and Irina Kuzmenko climbing some of the most difficult boulder problems in Switzerland. Stand out ascents include Dreamtime 8C at Cresciano and Off the Wagon 8B+ second go in Val Bavona.

    Ragni di Lecco add new route to Aguja Standhardt in Patagonia

    Ragni di Lecco add new route to Aguja Standhardt in Patagonia

    On the north face of the Aguja Standhardt in Patagonia the Italian alpinists Matteo Bernasconi, Matteo Della Bordella and Matteo Pasquetto have established Il dado è tratto. The new route provides 'spectacular' climbing. Della Bordella reports directly from El Chalten.

    Robbie Phillips climbs perfect bridge crack in Edinburgh, Scotland
    10.02.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Robbie Phillips climbs perfect bridge crack in Edinburgh, Scotland

    Buildering in Edinburgh: Scottish climber Robbie Phillips has climbed a perfect hand crack below a bridge in Edinburgh, Scotland.

    Fabian Buhl paraglides off Cerro Torre
    08.02.2020 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Fabian Buhl paraglides off Cerro Torre

    Paralpinism in Patagonia: German mountaineer Fabian Buhl has made a paraglide flight off the summit of Cerro Torre in Patagonia. The 29-year-old is the first to do so after reaching the summit by his own means.

    Cochamó valley in Chile: Vlad Capusan, Teofil Vlad soar up El ultimo Vuelo del Condor
    06.02.2020 di Vlad Capusan in Alpinism

    Cochamó valley in Chile: Vlad Capusan, Teofil Vlad soar up El ultimo Vuelo del Condor

    In Valle Cochamo in Chile Romanian mountaineers Vlad Capusan and Teofil Vlad have made the first ascent of El ultimo Vuelo del Condor. The new multi-pitch rock climb is dedicated to Zsolt Torok who perished in August 2019.

    Will Bosi climbs his first 9b, La Capella at Siurana in Spain
    05.02.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Will Bosi climbs his first 9b, La Capella at Siurana in Spain

    21-year-old William Bosi has climbed La Capella at Siurana in Spain today. In doing so he has sent his first 9b sports climb.

    Seb Bouin climbing La Rage D'Adam in Verdon Gorge
    04.02.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Seb Bouin climbing La Rage D'Adam in Verdon Gorge

    The video documenting the first ascent of La Rage D’Adam, the 9b/+ sports climb located in the Gorges du Verdon in France freed by the French climber Sébastien Bouin in September 2019.

    Jimmy Webb bouldering Bishop extreme Lucid Dreaming
    01.02.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Jimmy Webb bouldering Bishop extreme Lucid Dreaming

    The video of American rock climber James Webb repeating Lucid Dreaming (V15) at Bishop, California, USA.

    Siebe Vanhee fires fine big walls in Cochamó valley, Chile
    31.01.2020 di Siebe Vanhee in Alpinism

    Siebe Vanhee fires fine big walls in Cochamó valley, Chile

    Belgian rock climber Siebe Vanhee reports about his ascents of three big wall climbs in Cochamó valley in Chilean Patagonia: repeats of Sundance on Cerro Trinidad with Diego Diazaguilera and El Condor Pasa on Trinidad Central with Max Didier, and the first ascent of Jardines de Piedras on Cerro la Sombra in Valle la Luz with Max Didier and Ian Siadak.

    Iker Pou celebrates 20 years of climbing 9a
    29.01.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Iker Pou celebrates 20 years of climbing 9a

    42-year-old Basque climber Iker Pou has made the first ascent of La Nave de los Locos on the island of Mallorca in Spain. With this ascent he celebrates 20 years of 9a climbing, after sending his first in 2000, Action Directe freed by Wolfgang Güllich in the Frankenjura, Germany.

    Laghel off-limits at Arco
    29.01.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Laghel off-limits at Arco

    Climbing is currently forbidden at Laghel in Arco, one of the most difficult crags in Italy and in the world.

    Matteo Della Bordella repeats Itaca nel Sole in Valle dell'Orco, Italy
    27.01.2020 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Matteo Della Bordella repeats Itaca nel Sole in Valle dell'Orco, Italy

    Italian alpinist Matteo Della Bordella has repeated Itaca nel Sole on the Caporal in Valle Orco. Established in 1975 by Gian Piero Motti and Guido Morello, this multi-pitch route was freed in 2003 by Cristian Brenna.

    The Sand Rules, traditional climbing on the sandstone towers in the Czech Republic
    26.01.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    The Sand Rules, traditional climbing on the sandstone towers in the Czech Republic

    The documentary The Sand Rules by Fabrizio Zampetti and Andrea Rizzi featuring the fascinating rock climbing on the sandstone towers in the Czech Republic and Saxon Switzerland in eastern Germany.

    Climbing in Sudan, new routes in Taka mountains above Kassala
    25.01.2020 di Chris Warner in Alpinism

    Climbing in Sudan, new routes in Taka mountains above Kassala

    Chris Warner from Australia reports about a rock climbing trip to Kassala in western Sudan with Jonny Baker which resulted in a handful of new routes in the Taka Mountains,

    Cerro Torre East Face, 2019 Matteo Della Bordella and Matteo Pasquetto attempt
    25.01.2020 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Cerro Torre East Face, 2019 Matteo Della Bordella and Matteo Pasquetto attempt

    The video of Matteo Della Bordella and Matteo Pasquetto attempting the east face of Cerro Torre (Patagonia) up the British Diedre route.

    Stefano Carnati climbing Biographie at Céüse in France
    23.01.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Stefano Carnati climbing Biographie at Céüse in France

    The video of Stefano Carnati climbing Biographie, Chris Sharma's 2001 masterpiece at Céüse in France.

    In Rätikon Fabian Buhl finally frees demanding Déjà multi-pitch
    22.01.2020 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    In Rätikon Fabian Buhl finally frees demanding Déjà multi-pitch

    In the Rätikon massif in Switzerland German mountaineer Fabian Buhl has completed the first free ascent of Déjà, a 400m multi-pitch alpine rock climb graded 8c+.

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