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    Pete Whittaker relishes Recovery Drink at Jøssingfjord in Norway
    20.08.2019 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Pete Whittaker relishes Recovery Drink at Jøssingfjord in Norway

    British rock climber Pete Whittaker has repeated Recovery Drink, the extremely difficult trad climb on the Profilveggen wall at Jøssingfjord in Norway.

    Silvo Karo, Luka Lindic add Franček Knez memorial route to Široka peč
    20.08.2019 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Silvo Karo, Luka Lindic add Franček Knez memorial route to Široka peč

    On the North Face of Široka peč in Slovenia’s Julian Alps, Silvo Karo and Luka Lindic have made the first ascent of the striking Pillar in memoriam of Franček Knez.

    First qualifiers for Sport Climbing Olympic Games at Tokyo 2020
    19.08.2019 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    First qualifiers for Sport Climbing Olympic Games at Tokyo 2020

    The Combined World Championship is currently taking place at Hachioji in Japan and as a result of the qualfiers, the first athletes to qualify for Sport Climbing taking part in the summer Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020 have already been decided.

    Simon Messner and Barbara Vigl snap up their Ice Age on Punta del Pin, Dolomites
    18.08.2019 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Simon Messner and Barbara Vigl snap up their Ice Age on Punta del Pin, Dolomites

    On 15 August 2019 South Tyrolean alpinists Simon Messner and Barbara Vigl made the first ascent of Ice Age up Punta del Pin in the Prags Dolomites.

    Siebe Vanhee climbs Gastlosen testpiece Yeah Man
    17.08.2019 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Siebe Vanhee climbs Gastlosen testpiece Yeah Man

    Belgium’s Siebe Vanhee has made a fast ascent of  Yeah Man, the 8b+ multi-pitch alpine sports climb up Gran Pfad in Switzerland’s Gastlosen mountain range.

    Big new rock climb up Langkofel in Dolomites
    16.08.2019 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Big new rock climb up Langkofel in Dolomites

    On the north face of Langkofel / Sassolungo in the Dolomites, Aaron Moroder, Titus Prinoth and Matteo Vinatzer have made the first ascent of Parole Sante, a new1050m route with difficulties up to VIII A1.

    Janja Garnbret, Adam Ondra crowned Lead World Champions 2019
    15.08.2019 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Janja Garnbret, Adam Ondra crowned Lead World Champions 2019

    Janja Garnbret from Slovenia and Adam Ondra from the Czech Republic extended their legacy earlier today by winning the Lead World Championship in Hachioji, Japan. Mia Krampl and Alexander Megos took silver, Ai Mori and Jakob Schubert bronze.

    Roger Schaeli, Sean Villanueva on Eiger first one day ascent of La Vida es Silbar
    15.08.2019 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Roger Schaeli, Sean Villanueva on Eiger first one day ascent of La Vida es Silbar

    Details of the first one-day ascent of La Vida es Silbar up the North Face of the Eiger in Switzerland, carried out on 23 July by Roger Schaeli and Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll.

    Lead World Championship 2019 live streaming from Hachioji, Japan
    14.08.2019 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Lead World Championship 2019 live streaming from Hachioji, Japan

    The Climbing World Championships 2019 continue in Hachioji, Japan with the Lead World Championship. Live streaming Thursday morning at 04:00 CET of the Semifinals, and at 11:45 CET of the Finals.

    Lucie Hrozová dials Digital Crack on Mont Blanc
    14.08.2019 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Lucie Hrozová dials Digital Crack on Mont Blanc

    Czech climber Lucie Hrozová has repeated Digital Crack, the famous 8a freed by Thierry Renault and Alain Ghersen above Arête des Cosmiques on Aiguille du Midi in the Mont Blanc massif.

    Janja Garnbret, Tomoa Narasaki crowned Bouldering World Champions 2019
    13.08.2019 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Janja Garnbret, Tomoa Narasaki crowned Bouldering World Champions 2019

    Janja Garnbret from Slovenia and Tomoa Narasaki from Japan were crowned Bouldering World Champions 2019 earlier today in Hachioji, Japan. Akiyo Noguchi and Jakob Schubert took silver, Shauna Coxsey and Yannick Flohé bronze.

    Bouldering World Championship 2019 live from Hachioji, Japan
    12.08.2019 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Bouldering World Championship 2019 live from Hachioji, Japan

    The Climbing World Championships 2019 are currently taking place in Hachioji, Japan. Live streaming on Tuesday morning from the Bouldering World Championship Semifinals (Women 2:00am CET, Men 05:45 CET) and Finals (Women 09:45 am CET, Men 13:00 CET)

    Luka Lindič fires End of Silence on Germany's Feuerhorn
    12.08.2019 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Luka Lindič fires End of Silence on Germany's Feuerhorn

    Slovenian alpinist Luka Lindič has repeated End of Silence up Feuerhom (Berchtesgaden Alps, Germany). Freed by Thomas Huber in 1994, this multi-pitch 8b+ is considered one of the reference routes for alpine sports climbs.

    Free South Africa on Paine Towers in Patagonia, the Nico Favresse, Sean Villanueva, Ben Ditto ascent video
    11.08.2019 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Free South Africa on Paine Towers in Patagonia, the Nico Favresse, Sean Villanueva, Ben Ditto ascent video

    The video of the first free ascent of the South African route on the east face of the Central Tower of Paine, Patagonia, carried out in 2009 by Nicolas Favresse, Sean Villanueva and Ben Ditto.

    All or nothing. By Hector Silva Peralta
    09.08.2019 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    All or nothing. By Hector Silva Peralta

    The first of two parts written by Hector Silva Peralta, a Chilean mountaineer who lived in Italy for 9 years before traveling to Chile, Canada and Alaska pursuing his dream: to become a mountaineer.

    Jacopo Larcher climbing Tribe at Cadarese
    07.08.2019 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Jacopo Larcher climbing Tribe at Cadarese

    The video of Jacopo Larcher and his journey to free Tribe at Cadarese, one of the most difficult trad climbs in the world.

    Nina Caprez, Aymeric Clouet climb Eiger's La Vida es Silbar
    07.08.2019 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Nina Caprez, Aymeric Clouet climb Eiger's La Vida es Silbar

    Swiss climbers Nina Caprez and Aymeric Clouet have repeated 'La Vida es Silbar' up the North Face of the Eiger.

    Cashan West climbed in Peru by Iker Pou, Eneko Pou, Manu Ponce
    06.08.2019 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Cashan West climbed in Peru by Iker Pou, Eneko Pou, Manu Ponce

    Iker Pou, Eneko Pou and Manu Ponce have made the first ascent of Andean Kingdom (800m, 7a+), the first route up the North Face of Cashan West (5,686m) in the Cordillera Blanca mountain range of the Andes, Peru.

    Laserz North Face, 80-year-old Lienz Dolomites Direttissima climbed by 70-year-old
    05.08.2019 di Lisi Steurer in Alpinism

    Laserz North Face, 80-year-old Lienz Dolomites Direttissima climbed by 70-year-old

    On 5 August 1939 the North Face of Laserz in the Lienz Dolomites, Austria was climbed by Gustl Thaler and Gerald Leinweber. Mountain guide Lisi Steurer reports about this historic first ascent 80 years ago and her recent repeat with Christine Regoutz, her rather special client. And not only because she happens to be 70 years old.

    Gendarme du Cardinal / New rock climb in Mont Blanc massif
    03.08.2019 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Gendarme du Cardinal / New rock climb in Mont Blanc massif

    French alpinists Antoine Bletton and Sébastien Moatti have established Armand Marley (350m, 6a+), a new rock climb up Gendarme du Cardinal in the Mont Blanc massif.

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