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  • 08.07.2020 Piolets d'Or 2020: the big list


    Piolets d'Or 2020: the big list


    The organisers of the Piolet d’Or mountaineering award have published the complete list of most significant and innovative climbs carried out in 201. From this they will select the recipients of the Piolets d'Or award that will be celebrated during the Ladek Mountain Festival in Poland, from 11 to 22 September 2020.

  • 07.07.2020 Stefano Carnati king of Jungle Boogie 9a+ at Céüse

    Stefano Carnati king of Jungle Boogie 9a+ at Céüse

    At Céüse in France, 22-year-old Italian climber Stefano Carnati has repeated Jungle Boogie, a 9a+ sport climb established in 2012 by Adam Ondra.

  • 06.07.2020 Final farewell to Matteo Bernasconi on Pizzo Badile by Ragni di Lecco

    Final farewell to Matteo Bernasconi on Pizzo Badile by Ragni di Lecco

    On Sunday 5 July 2020 the Ragni di Lecco mountaineering club climbed Pizzo Badile and bid farewell to Matteo Bernasconi who was tragically killed in a ski mountaineering accident on 12/05/2020.

  • 05.07.2020 Remembering Tito Traversa

    Remembering Tito Traversa

    Seven years ago Tito Traversa perished in a climbing accident. The void left behind by this great climber, aged a mere twelve, continues to be enormous.

    Piolets d'Or 2020: the big list

    08.07.2020 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Piolets d'Or 2020: the big list


    The organisers of the Piolet d’Or mountaineering award have published the complete list of most significant and innovative climbs carried out in 201. From this they will select the recipients of the Piolets d'Or award that will be celebrated during the Ladek Mountain Festival in Poland, from 11 to 22 September 2020.

    Stefano Carnati king of Jungle Boogie 9a+ at Céüse
    07.07.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Stefano Carnati king of Jungle Boogie 9a+ at Céüse

    At Céüse in France, 22-year-old Italian climber Stefano Carnati has repeated Jungle Boogie, a 9a+ sport climb established in 2012 by Adam Ondra.

    Final farewell to Matteo Bernasconi on Pizzo Badile by Ragni di Lecco
    06.07.2020 di Ragni di Lecco in Alpinism

    Final farewell to Matteo Bernasconi on Pizzo Badile by Ragni di Lecco

    On Sunday 5 July 2020 the Ragni di Lecco mountaineering club climbed Pizzo Badile and bid farewell to Matteo Bernasconi who was tragically killed in a ski mountaineering accident on 12/05/2020.

    Remembering Tito Traversa
    05.07.2020 di Nicholas Hobley in Climbing

    Remembering Tito Traversa

    Seven years ago Tito Traversa perished in a climbing accident. The void left behind by this great climber, aged a mere twelve, continues to be enormous.

    Alexander Megos completes first 'brushpoint' of Frankenjura 8c
    04.07.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Alexander Megos completes first 'brushpoint' of Frankenjura 8c

    The video of German climber Alex Megos climbing Father and Son (8c) in Frankenjura in Germany, brushing each hold immediately after using it...

    The People of Climbing
    04.07.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    The People of Climbing

    The film The People of Climbing. Directed by Josh Greenwood, this documentary provides a candid look at race and equity in the outdoor industry from the perspective of people of color attending the 2018 Color The Crag Festival in Alabama, USA.

    Cédric Lachat repeats Wogü in Rätikon, Switzerland
    03.07.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Cédric Lachat repeats Wogü in Rätikon, Switzerland

    Swiss climber Cédric Lachat has repeated Wogü, the 8c alpine sports climb established by Beat Kammerlander and freed in 2008 by Adam Ondra in Rätikon, Switzerland.

    Red Pillar of Brouillard: new Mont Blanc rock climb by Della Bordella, Cazzanelli, Ratti
    03.07.2020 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Red Pillar of Brouillard: new Mont Blanc rock climb by Della Bordella, Cazzanelli, Ratti

    Italian alpinists Matteo Della Bordella, François Cazzanelli and Francesco Ratti have established Incroyable, a new rock climb up the famous Red Pillar of Brouillard on the Italian side of Mont Blanc.

    Climbing and climate change

    Climbing and climate change

    How does our love for the mountains affect the climate? And what can we do to change this process? Germany's Lena Marie Müller, who is currently doing a PhD on the effects of climate change at the University of Innsbruck and recently repeated the E9 Prinzip Hoffnung at Bürs, shares her thoughts.

    Hazel Findlay repeats Johnny Dawes classic The Quarryman
    01.07.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Hazel Findlay repeats Johnny Dawes classic The Quarryman

    British rock climber Hazel Findlay has repeated the classic Johnny Dawes testpiece The Quarryman in the Dinorwig slate quarries above Llanberis in North Wales.

    Tamara Lunger to climb highest mountains in Italy
    01.07.2020 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Tamara Lunger to climb highest mountains in Italy

    South Tyrolean mountaineer Tamara Lunger begins today her 'Tamara Tour Italy'. This summer she will travel by camper across Italy to discover and climb the highest mountains in the country’s 20 regions.

    Giuliano Cameroni frees Power of now, 8C boulder problem at Magic Wood
    30.06.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Giuliano Cameroni frees Power of now, 8C boulder problem at Magic Wood

    The video of Giuliano Cameroni making the first ascent of Power of Now, an 8C boulder problem at Magic Wood in Switzerland.

    IFSC announces new dates of Climbing World Cup 2020
    28.06.2020 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    IFSC announces new dates of Climbing World Cup 2020

    The IFSC, the International Federation of Sport Climbing, has announced the new dates of the Speed, Lead and Boulder World Cups

    Seb Bouin climbing Jean-Baptiste Tribout's Verdon test Les Braves Gens
    28.06.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Seb Bouin climbing Jean-Baptiste Tribout's Verdon test Les Braves Gens

    The video of Sébastien Bouin climbing the famous Jean-Baptiste Tribout 8b testpiece in the Verdon Gorge, Les Braves Gens ne courent pas les rues

    Nido di rondine at Scoglio di Boazzo in Valle di Daone, Italy

    Nido di rondine at Scoglio di Boazzo in Valle di Daone, Italy

    Francesco Salvaterra introduces the rock climb Nido di rondine, a 'forgotten gem' on Scoglio di Boazzo in Val Daone established in 1985 by Gianni Berta, G.P. Foti and Ermanno Salvaterra.

    Sonnie Trotter climbing Cobra Crack at Squamish in Canada
    25.06.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Sonnie Trotter climbing Cobra Crack at Squamish in Canada

    
The video of Sonnie Trotter making the first free ascent of Cobra Crack at Squamish in Canada, freed in 2006 and to this day one of the hardest crack climbs in the world.

    Wolkenreise, a journey through the clouds in the Dolomites
    24.06.2020 di Enrico Maioni in Alpinism

    Wolkenreise, a journey through the clouds in the Dolomites

    Enrico Maioni, Cortina Mountain Guide, introduces Wolkenreise, a multi-pitch alpine sports climb Pilastro di Misurina in the Cadini Group of the Italian Dolomites, first ascended in 2017 by Peter Manhartsberger and Stefan Kopeinig and dedicated to Florian Thamer.



    Walter Bonatti would have turned 90 today
    22.06.2020 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Walter Bonatti would have turned 90 today

    In order to remember the great mountaineer and extremely special man who passed away in 2011, we’ve published the thoughts and memories of his inseparable life partner Rossana Podestà.

    Nico Pelorson frees Spoilt Kid at sector Biographie in Céüse
    21.06.2020 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Nico Pelorson frees Spoilt Kid at sector Biographie in Céüse

    At Céuse in France Nico Pelorson has made the first ascent of Spoilt Kid 9a in the sector Biographie.

    New climb up Cima Cee in Brenta Dolomites by Rolando Larcher, Luca Giupponi
    19.06.2020 di Rolando Larcher in Alpinism

    New climb up Cima Cee in Brenta Dolomites by Rolando Larcher, Luca Giupponi

    On Cima Cee in Val di Tovel, Brenta Dolomites, Rolando Larcher and Luca Giupponi have made the first ascent of Fine di un’Epoca, the end of an era, dedicated to Larcher’s father Renato. Larcher provides the report.

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