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    Cordillera Huayhuash, alpinism in Peru for Tito Arosio, Saro Costa and Luca Vallata.
    08.07.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Cordillera Huayhuash, alpinism in Peru for Tito Arosio, Saro Costa and Luca Vallata.

    In June 2014 the three young Italian alpinists Tito Arosio, Saro Costa and Luca Vallata visited the Cordillera Huayhuash in Perù where they made the first ascent of "El malefico Sefkow", a new route up the West Face of Monte Quesillio (5600m). Furthermore, the three attempted climbs on Tsacra Grande, Siula Grande and Huaraca. 27-year-old Tito Arosio provides the details.

    L'inverno del vicino... winter mountaineering in the Grigna park. The trailer
    07.07.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    L'inverno del vicino... winter mountaineering in the Grigna park. The trailer

    The trailer of the film L'inverno del vicino... by Pietro Bagnara and Klaus Dell'Orto (OpenCircle) starring the Ragni di Lecco alpinists Silvano Arrigoni and Lorenzo Festorazzi as well as the magnificent Italian regional park Grigna Settentrionale.

    Hervé Barmasse and Emilio Previtali win Adventure Awards 2014
    02.07.2014 by Planetmountain in Events

    Hervé Barmasse and Emilio Previtali win Adventure Awards 2014

    The alpinists Hervé Barmasse and Emilio Previtali will receive the Adventure Awards 2014. The prizes will be awarded on 25 July, 2014 in Livigno, Italy, during the second edition of the Adventure Awards Days that place from 22 to 27 July 2014.

    Sébastien Montaz-Rosset and the Mont Blanc Crevasse experience

    Sébastien Montaz-Rosset and the Mont Blanc Crevasse experience

    The video of Sébastien Montaz-Rosset in the Géant glacier, Mont Blanc.

    Baghirathi II, the video of the Pou brothers attempt in India
    23.06.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Baghirathi II, the video of the Pou brothers attempt in India

    The video of Iker Pou and his brother Eneko and their attempt at establishing a new route up Baghirathi II in India.

    Dreams, the video by Tad McCrea
    22.06.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Dreams, the video by Tad McCrea

    The video of Tad McCrea's last year of climbing in the mountains throughout the Western Hemisphere.

    llimani West Ridge: climbing attempt in Bolivia
    21.06.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    llimani West Ridge: climbing attempt in Bolivia

    At the start of June the alpinists Marco Erbetta, Enrico Rosso and Father Antonio Zavattarelli made un unsuccessful attempt of the stunning West Ridge of Illimani, Cordillera Real, Andes.

    Matterhorn BASE Jump by Géraldine Fasnacht and Julien Meyer
    18.06.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Matterhorn BASE Jump by Géraldine Fasnacht and Julien Meyer

    On 7 June Switzerland's Géraldine Fasnacht and Julien Meyer made the first wingsuit flight off the Matterhorn, 4478m.

    Aiguille du Midi, Jumeaux spur descent by Julien Herry and Raph Bonnet

    Aiguille du Midi, Jumeaux spur descent by Julien Herry and Raph Bonnet

    On 03/06/2014 French Mountain Guide Julien Herry made the first snowboard descent of the Éperon Jumeaux on Aiguille du Midi, along with his friend Raph Bonnet who made only the second ski descent after Jean-Marc Boivin in 1986

    Tancrède Melet and crevasse highline above the Géant glacier
    07.06.2014 by Planetmountain in Events

    Tancrède Melet and crevasse highline above the Géant glacier

    The video by Sébastien Montaz-Rosset of the highline walked by Tancrède Melet above a crevasse on the Géant glacier (Mont Blanc).

    Stairway to Heaven, new route on Mt. Johnson in Alaska
    30.05.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Stairway to Heaven, new route on Mt. Johnson in Alaska

    From 1 - 4 May 2014 Ryan Jennings and Kevin Cooper made the first ascent of Stairway to Heaven up the North Face of Mt. Johnson, Ruth Gorge, Alaska

    Siula Chico: Looking for the Void, new French route in Peru
    29.05.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Siula Chico: Looking for the Void, new French route in Peru

    From 16 to 20 May 2014 the French alpinists Frédéric Degoulet, Benjamin Guigonnet, Hélias Millerioux and Robin Revest made the first ascent of Looking for the Void, a difficult new ice and mixed route up the West face of Siula Chico in the Cordillera Huayhuash in Peru.

    Desert Ice, the ice climbing in Zion film
    27.05.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Desert Ice, the ice climbing in Zion film

    The film directed by Keith Ladzinski of 3 Strings Productions, with Scott Adamson and Jesse Huey in search of the ice climbing potential in Zion National Park, USA.

    Nives Meroi, Romano Benet, Kangchenjunga and the beautiful silence
    26.05.2014 by Manuel Lugli in Alpinism

    Nives Meroi, Romano Benet, Kangchenjunga and the beautiful silence

    The thoughts of Manuel Lugli about the ascent of Kangchenjunga carried out on 17/05/2014 by the Italian alpinists Romano Benet and Nives Meroi.

    Kangchenjunga from the North by Urubko, Txikon, Sinev, Bielecki and Braun
    26.05.2014 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

    Kangchenjunga from the North by Urubko, Txikon, Sinev, Bielecki and Braun

    The summit of Kangchenjunga reached by Denis Urubko via the NW Face reveals a great chapter in alpinism and a great team effort which included the great mountaineers Alex Txikon, Dmitri Sinev, Artem Braun and Adam Bielecki.

    Odyssey and Iliad, two new climbs in Alaska's Revelation Mountains
    23.05.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Odyssey and Iliad, two new climbs in Alaska's Revelation Mountains

    An team of young alpinists comprised of Lise Billon, Pedro Angel Galan Diaz, Jeremy Stagnetto and Jérôme Sullivan have made the first ascents of the ice and mixed routes The Odyssey (M7, 6b, A1, 90°, 1100m) up the unclimbed Pyramid Peak and The Iliad (TD+ 900m) up Mount Boucansaud in the Revelation Mountains, Alaska.

    Nives Meroi and Romano Benet, the great story of their Kangchenjunga summit
    21.05.2014 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

    Nives Meroi and Romano Benet, the great story of their Kangchenjunga summit

    On Saturday 17 May 2014 Italian alpinists Nives Meroi and Romano Benet summited Kangchenjunga (8.586m), the third highest mountain in the world. Their ascent marks a great return to the Himalaya and is also an important and unique journey.

    Video: Seltene Erden, Wildgall
    20.05.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Video: Seltene Erden, Wildgall

    The video of the first ascent of Seltene Erden (80° M4+ V+), climbed by Johannes Bachmann and Manuel Tinkhauser on 8/04/2014 up Wildgall / Collaspro 3273m, (Rieserferner Group, Tauern Alps).

    Denis Urubko, Carlos Soria and Marco Camandona summit Kangchenjunga
    19.05.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Denis Urubko, Carlos Soria and Marco Camandona summit Kangchenjunga

    At 9:40am local time on 19 May Russian alpinist Denis Urubko reached the summit of Kangchenjunga from the north, while Italy's Marco Camandona summited yesterday from the south as did Spain's Carlos Soria. This is the 75-year-old's 12th 8000er.

    David Lama, Cerro Torre and the Compressor route
    19.05.2014 by Planetmountain in Interviews

    David Lama, Cerro Torre and the Compressor route

    Interview with Austrian alpinist David Lama two years after the first free ascent of the Compresso route on Cerro Torre, Patagonia, carried out with Peter Ortner in January 2012.

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