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Melloblocco 2018 on tour at Cresciano and Lugano - Planetmountain

Melloblocco 2018 on tour at Cresciano and Lugano  Planetmountain

From Thursday 3 to Sunday 6 May 2018 Melloblocco, the world's biggest bouldering and climbing meeting, goes on tour: for the first time it will travel to ...

Melloblocco 2017, climbing and bouldering galore tomorrow in Val Masino and Val di Mello - Planetmountain

Melloblocco 2017, climbing and bouldering galore tomorrow in Val Masino and Val di Mello  Planetmountain

Tomorrow heralds the start in Italy's Val Masino – Val di Mello on Melloblocco 2017, the world's most famous international climbing meeting. Over 2000 climbers ...

Via Napoleone discovered in Val Torrone, Val Masino - Planetmountain

Via Napoleone discovered in Val Torrone, Val Masino  Planetmountain

Giovanni Giarletta reports about the first ascent of Via Napoleone, a new climb in remote Val Torrone high above Val Masino, initiated by Manuele Panzeri and ...

Val Masino, new Mongolfiera rock climb in memory of Pietro Biasini - Planetmountain

Val Masino, new Mongolfiera rock climb in memory of Pietro Biasini  Planetmountain

On the Mongolfiera face (Val Masino, Italy) Daniele Bianchi and Simone Pedeferri have made the first ascent of 'Pana' (8b, 265m). The route is named in honour ...

All the beauty and climbing at Melloblocco on Tour 2018 - Planetmountain

All the beauty and climbing at Melloblocco on Tour 2018  Planetmountain

The program, boulders, evenings, games, music, parties and protagonists of Melloblocco in Tour and the MBB Street Boulder, the great climbing festival that will ...

Delta Minox in Val Masino climbed by Federica Mingolla, Luca Schiera and Andrea Gaddi - Planetmountain

Delta Minox in Val Masino climbed by Federica Mingolla, Luca Schiera and Andrea Gaddi  Planetmountain

Federica Mingolla reports of her 20/03/2016 ascent, together with Andrea Gaddi and Luca Schiera, of the classic multi-pitch rock climb Delta Minox up Pilastro ...

Val di Mello, new rock climb on Qualido East Face - Planetmountain

Val di Mello, new rock climb on Qualido East Face  Planetmountain

In June 2017 Marco Gianola, Simone Manzi and Andrea Mariani made the first ascent of 'Gran Diedro della Marocca' (320m, 6b) up the East Face of Monte ...

Melloblocco 2016 - register now for the legendary bouldering meeting in Val di Mello - Val Masino - Planetmountain

Melloblocco 2016 - register now for the legendary bouldering meeting in Val di Mello - Val Masino  Planetmountain

Pre-registration is now online for Melloblocco 2016, the biggest bouldering and climbing meeting in the world that will be held in Val di Mello - Val Masino, Italy, ...

Melloblocco, 10 years of history, climbing and culture in Val di Mello – Val Masino - Planetmountain

Melloblocco, 10 years of history, climbing and culture in Val di Mello – Val Masino  Planetmountain

Melloblocco returns to Val di Mello - Val Masino from 26 April to 5 May. This is the world's biggest international bouldering and climbing meeting. This edition will ...

Melloblocco 2017: Individually, Together - Planetmountain

Melloblocco 2017: Individually, Together  Planetmountain

Melloblocco 2017 seen through the eyes of Maurizio Panseri. After having climbed in Val Masino and Val di Mello for 30 years, the Italian alpinist now took part ...

Val Bondasca paths officially closed after Pizzo Cengalo rockslide - Planetmountain

Val Bondasca paths officially closed after Pizzo Cengalo rockslide  Planetmountain

For safety reasons all paths in Val Bondasca are officially closed until further notice following the Piz Cengalo rockfall on 23 August 2017.

Simone Pedeferri: bouldering, climbing and the Melloblocco in Tour boulder problems - Planetmountain

Simone Pedeferri: bouldering, climbing and the Melloblocco in Tour boulder problems  Planetmountain

Interview with Simone Pedeferri, climber and historic Melloblocco route setter, one week before Melloblocco in Tour 2018 which will take place from 3 - 6 May ...

Simone Pedeferri and Quello che non c'è 8c+ in Val Masino - Planetmountain

Simone Pedeferri and Quello che non c'è 8c+ in Val Masino  Planetmountain

Simone Pedeferri has freed "Quello che non c'è" 8c+ on Sasso Remenno in Val Masino (Val di Mello).

King of the Bongo on Qualido in Val di Mello climbed by Marazzi, de Zaiacomo and Schiera - Planetmountain

King of the Bongo on Qualido in Val di Mello climbed by Marazzi, de Zaiacomo and Schiera  Planetmountain

In autumn 2014 Paolo Marazzi, Matteo de Zaiacomo and Luca Schiera completed the first ascent of King of the Bongo, a new climb that shares the first two ...

Melloblocco 2015: masterpiece climbing circuits in the valley of bouldering - Planetmountain

Melloblocco 2015: masterpiece climbing circuits in the valley of bouldering  Planetmountain

Michele Comi, one of the historic organisers of Melloblocco, introduces this year's big news concerning the international bouldering meeting that will take place ...

Melloblocco 2016 start: sun and bouldering galore - Planetmountain

Melloblocco 2016 start: sun and bouldering galore  Planetmountain

Melloblocco #13 has started today, Thursday 5 May 5, marked by climbing, boulders and sun flooding into Val Masino. The bouldering and celebrations will ...

Magic Wood, new trad climb in Swiss bouldering paradise - Planetmountain

Magic Wood, new trad climb in Swiss bouldering paradise  Planetmountain

At Magic Wood in Switzerland Lorin Etzel and Samuel Würtz have established 'Alte Flamme, neuer Docht', not a new boulder problem but a new 5-pitch trad ...

INTERVIEW: Mina Leslie-Wujastyk - The Journey so Far - UKC News

INTERVIEW: Mina Leslie-Wujastyk - The Journey so Far  UKC News

Marc Langley interviews Mina Leslie-Wujastyk about dedication, overcoming a head injury and shifts in focus... With sponsored ads and big brands getting ...

Pizzo Cengalo massive rockfall video - Planetmountain

Pizzo Cengalo massive rockfall video  Planetmountain

The video of the massive rockfall that occurred on 23 August 2017 on the NE Face of Pizzo Cengalo (3396 m) in Val Bregaglia, Switzerland.

Tom Ballard and his plan B: Pizzo Cengalo and Pizzo Badile solo one winter's morning - Planetmountain

Tom Ballard and his plan B: Pizzo Cengalo and Pizzo Badile solo one winter's morning  Planetmountain

British alpinist Tom Ballard recounts his plan B on 30/12/2015: his winter solo ascent in a single day (in one morning) of Spigolo Vinci up Pizzo Cengalo (3369m, ...

Pizzo Cengalo, il video dell'enorme frana - PlanetMountain

Pizzo Cengalo, il video dell'enorme frana  PlanetMountain

Il video dell'enorme frana che mercoledì 23 agosto si è staccata dal versante Nordest del Pizzo Cengalo (3396 m) in Val Bregaglia, Svizzera.

Paige Claassen and Iva Vejmolová climb hard at Flatanger in Norway - Planetmountain

Paige Claassen and Iva Vejmolová climb hard at Flatanger in Norway  Planetmountain

Sport climbing: a American rock climber Paige Claassen has repeated Eye of Odin 8c+ at Flatanger in Norway, while Iva Vejmolová from the Czech Republic ...

Flashback Melloblocco 2008, a day climbing Luna Nascente - Planetmountain

Flashback Melloblocco 2008, a day climbing Luna Nascente  Planetmountain

This too is what rock climbing and the Melloblocco is all about: a normal story about a happy day climbing with Patxi Usobiaga and Curt Marazzi.

Federica Mingolla climbs Vertical Chimera on Civetta, Dolomites - Planetmountain

Federica Mingolla climbs Vertical Chimera on Civetta, Dolomites  Planetmountain

Federica Mingolla and Francesco Rigon have repeated Chimera Verticale (IX, 600m + initial pedestal), the difficult alpine climb up the NW Face of Civetta ...