Via Mirko, new rock climb above Val Gardena in the Dolomites
The Italian Mountain Guides Armin Senoner and Manuel Nocker have made the first ascent of Via Mirko, a new rock climb up Monte Steviola above Vallunga (Puez-Odle group), Dolomites. (PlanetMountain)
Quinn Brett, Recovery Fund for climber injured in fall on El Capitan
On 11 October 2017 strong American climber Quinn Brett fell and seriously injured herself while climbing The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite Valley (USA). Friends have launched a fundraising campaign. (PlanetMountain)
Bugaboos climbing: Leo Houlding and Will Stanhope enchain Howser Towers in a day
Leo Houlding and Will Stanhope climb the three Howser Towers at the Bugaboos in Canada in 23 hours and 30 minutes. The link-up consisted of 2,000m of climbing up to 5.12+ (7b/7b+). This is the first time the three towers have been enchained in a day. (PlanetMountain)
Alfredo Webber climbs 9a aged 48, Thunder Ribes at Massone
A few days ago 48-year-old Alfredo Webber climbed his first 9a, Thunder Ribes at Massone, Arco, Italy. Matteo Pavana provides the report. (PlanetMountain)
Janja Garnbret wins Lead World Cup 2017, Anak Verhoeven and Keiichiro Korenaga win in Xiamen
The penultimate stage of the Lead World Cup 2017 was won yesterday at Xiamen in China by Anak Verhoeven from Belgium and Keiichiro Korenaga from Japan. Slovenia's Janja Garnbret placed third and secured overall victory in the Lead World Cup. The Speed World Cup 2017 was won by Anouck Jaubert from France and and Vladislav Deulin from Russia. (PlanetMountain)
The Crucifix at Canyonlands, progress and photos of Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker
In September 2017 British rock climbers Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker returned to the Moab, USA where they made progress on their The Crucifix, hailed as one of the hardest trad climbing projects in the world. (PlanetMountain)
Lead World Cup 2017 - Xiamen Live
Xiamen in China is currently hosting the penultimate stage of the Speed and Lead World Cup 2017. The finals take place at 12:50 and are transmitted in live streaming. (PlanetMountain)
Come on John!
Backed up by his hilarious crew, John Thornton sends Caroline 7C+ at Rocklands, South Africa. (PlanetMountain)