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    Samuel Anthamatten: skiing in My Playground

    Samuel Anthamatten: skiing in My Playground

    Swiss skier Samuel Anthamatten unstoppable as he rides through a labyrinth of crevasses and seracs.

    4000m Peaks in the Alps. Ski Touring and Steep Skiing

    4000m Peaks in the Alps. Ski Touring and Steep Skiing

    Francesco Vascellari and Loris de Barba introduce '4000m Peaks in the Alps. Ski Touring and Steep Skiing', their guidebook to the 4000m mountains in the Alps. Three routes presented on planetmountain.com: Barre des Écrins, Pizzo Bernina and Dent d'Hérens.

    Ski mountaineering and Speed Riding in the Georgian Dolomites

    Ski mountaineering and Speed Riding in the Georgian Dolomites

    The film documenting the ski mountaineering and speed riding expedition to the Chauki Dolomites in Georgia, undertaken in earlier this year by Wolfgang Hell, Aaron Durogati, Daniel Ladurner and Alessandro d’Emilia.

    Pointe de la Fouly, new ski descent in Mont Blanc massif

    Pointe de la Fouly, new ski descent in Mont Blanc massif

    On 15 December 2016 Vivian Bruchez, Tristan Knoertzer and Ben Tibbetts skied what is believed to be a new line down the West Face of Pointe de la Fouly (3611m) in the Mt. Blanc massif.

    Markus Eder: My Playground and the skiing in South Tyrol

    Markus Eder: My Playground and the skiing in South Tyrol

    The short film 'My Playground' about talented freeride skier Markus Eder skiing the slopes above Fadner Alm in the Ahrntal, South Tyrol

    Ski mountaineering up Wildspitze, Austria's second highest mountain

    Ski mountaineering up Wildspitze, Austria's second highest mountain

    Mountain Guide Alberto De Giuli introduces the ski mountaineering route up Wildspitze, in Pitztal, Tyrol, at 3772m the second highest mountain in Austria.

    Nadir Maguet: ski mountaineering magic

    Nadir Maguet: ski mountaineering magic

    The video portrait of 24-year-old Italian ski mountaineer Nadir 'Mago' Maguet.

    Kilian Jornet Burgada above Refuge du Couvercle, Mont Blanc
    02.12.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Kilian Jornet Burgada above Refuge du Couvercle, Mont Blanc

    The short clip of Kilian Jornet Burgada enjoying the magnificent view from Refuge du Couvercle, Mont Blanc massif.

    XXI Mezzalama Trophy and VI Adamello Ski Raid, registration now open for the classic ski mountaineering competitions
    01.12.2016 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    XXI Mezzalama Trophy and VI Adamello Ski Raid, registration now open for the classic ski mountaineering competitions

    As of Thursday 1 December 2016 registration is open for two ski mountaineering competitions included in the prestigious La Grande Course circuit: the XXI Trofeo Mezzalama and VI Adamello Ski Raid.

    S&S Couloir at Jackson Hole - Wild Bill’s birthday tradition

    S&S Couloir at Jackson Hole - Wild Bill’s birthday tradition

    The video portrait of legendary 63-year-old skier Wild Bill who for the last 30 years has celebrated his birthday by skiing the famously difficult S&S Couloir at Jackson Hole, USA.

    Tsirku, skiing and snowboarding’s final frontier

    Tsirku, skiing and snowboarding’s final frontier

    The three episodes of 'Tsirku', ie skiing and snowboarding that defy imagination above the Tsirku Glacier in Canada, featuring Ralph Backstrom, Hadley Hammer and Samuel Anthamatten.

    Red Bull Illume 2016 and the beauty of photography
    22.10.2016 by Planetmountain in Books-press

    Red Bull Illume 2016 and the beauty of photography

    German photographer Lorenz Holder has won one of the most prestigious photographic competitions in the world for “action & adventure”, namely the Red Bull Illume 2016. All the winning photos.

    Question madness
    18.10.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Question madness

    The video 'Question madness' with which The North Face celebrates its 50th anniversary. An invitation to question what kind of madness drives us to constantly explore our limits and consider what renders us truly happy and free.

    Video: Matheo Jacquemoud, the comeback of a ski mountaineering champion

    Video: Matheo Jacquemoud, the comeback of a ski mountaineering champion

    Jacquemoud, Fall and Rise: the story of the young ski mountaineering champion and French mountain guide Matheo Jacquemoud, told in this video by Kilian Jornet Burgada.

    Search efforts ended for Scott Adamson and Kyle Dempster, missing on Ogre II
    04.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Search efforts ended for Scott Adamson and Kyle Dempster, missing on Ogre II

    The search and rescue efforts have been called off for Scott Adamson and Kyle Dempster, the American alpinists last seen on Monday, August 22, 2016 on the North Face of Ogre 2, Pakistan.

    Mont Blanc, Ueli Steck raids the Innominata Ridge
    22.08.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Mont Blanc, Ueli Steck raids the Innominata Ridge

    On 16/08/2016 Swiss alpinist Ueli Steck raced up the Innominata Ridge (1000m, D+, V+, 60º) to the summit of Mont Blanc. Not to set a speed record, but to enjoy 'a great day out in the mountains.'

     Tom, the film and the meaning of mountaineering for Tom Ballard
    05.08.2016 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

    Tom, the film and the meaning of mountaineering for Tom Ballard

    PlayAlpinismo films: Tom, directed by Angel Esteban and Elena Goatelli, recounts the story of Tom Ballard and his solo ascents, in a single winter, of the six most famous North Faces of the Alps. But it is also and above all a spontaneous and true portrait of a unique alpinist and his unique way of taking to the mountains. The film review by Vinicio Stefanello.

    International Ski Mountaineering: the 2017 competition calendar
    26.06.2016 by Lucia Galli in Competitions

    International Ski Mountaineering: the 2017 competition calendar

    The 2017 ISMF World Cup season contains 11 races in 5 different countries including, for the first time, Turkey. The traditional Grande Course competitions will no longer be part of the World Cup circuit.

    Ragni di Lecco, 70 years of history and alpinism in a film
    07.06.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Ragni di Lecco, 70 years of history and alpinism in a film

    The trailer of Ragni, the new film by Filippo Salvioni that celebrates 70 years of extraordinary climbing and mountaineering by the Italian mountaineering club Ragni della Grignetta, known to all as the Ragni di Lecco.

    Four Girls and a Matterhorn

    Four Girls and a Matterhorn

    The video of the Matterhorn East Face ski descent by Giulia Monego, Liv Sansoz, Lorraine Huber and Melissa Presslaber.

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