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    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.

    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

    Testa di Valnontey: following in the tracks of Rèmy Lecluse...

    Testa di Valnontey: following in the tracks of Rèmy Lecluse...

    On 18 May 2014 Davide Capozzi and Julien Herry snowboarded down the NE Face of Testa di Valnontey (Gran Paradiso), skied for the first and only time by Remy Lecluse in 2010. The report by Davide Capozzi.

    Peitlerkofel, new ski descent by Simon Kehrer, Roberto Tasser and Ivan Canins

    Peitlerkofel, new ski descent by Simon Kehrer, Roberto Tasser and Ivan Canins

    On 04/05/2014 Simon Kehrer, Roberto Tasser and Ivan Canins skied a new line down the North Face of Peitlerkofel's Cima Piccola in the Italian Dolomites. The report by Franco Mucchietto.

    Sass de Mesdì: first ski descent by Francesco Tremolada and Andrea Oberbacher in the Sella group, Dolomites

    Sass de Mesdì: first ski descent by Francesco Tremolada and Andrea Oberbacher in the Sella group, Dolomites

    On 09/05/2014 Francesco Tremolada and Andrea Oberbacher skied a new line down the East Face of Sass de Mesdì that leads directly into the famous Val Mesdì, Sella, Dolomites.

    New ski descents in the Dolomites by Simon Kehrer & Co

    New ski descents in the Dolomites by Simon Kehrer & Co

    Two new steep ski descents in the Fanes group in the Dolomites: on 20/03/2014 Simon Kehrer, Paul Willeit and Albert Palfrader skied the NNE Face of Sas de Crosta (Monte Pares), while on 14/04/2014 Simon Kehrer and Roberto Tasser descended the NNE Face of Sas dle Diesc (Sasso delle Dieci). The report by Franco Mucchietto.

    Tour Noir South Ridge first ski descent by Merikanto and Heimonen

    Tour Noir South Ridge first ski descent by Merikanto and Heimonen

    On 26th of April 2014 the Finnish skiers Mika Merikanto and Mikko Heimonen made what is believed to be the first ski descent of the South Ridge of Tour Noir in the Mont Blanc massif.

    Cevedale - Zufallspitze, classic ski mountaineering in the Ortles - Cevedale group

    Cevedale - Zufallspitze, classic ski mountaineering in the Ortles - Cevedale group

    Mountain Guide Eraldo Meraldi describes the ascent of Monte Cevedale, a classic spring ski mountaineering outing in the Ortles - Cevedale group

    Tofana di Dentro, NNW Face ski descent in the Dolomites

    Tofana di Dentro, NNW Face ski descent in the Dolomites

    On 10/04/2014 Francesco Tremolada, Enrico Baccanti, Norbert Frenademez and Andrea Oberbacher made the probable first ski descent of the NNW Face of Tofana di Dentro, Dolomites.

    Matterhorn Zmutt Ridge West Couloir skied by Capozzi, Herry and Civra Dano

    Matterhorn Zmutt Ridge West Couloir skied by Capozzi, Herry and Civra Dano

    On 17 April 2014 Davide Capozzi, Julien Herry and Francesco Civra Dano descended the West Couloir of the Zmutt Ridge on the Matterhorn, Switzerland.

    Hermann Comploj new ski descent on Murfreid North Face, Sella, Dolomites

    Hermann Comploj new ski descent on Murfreid North Face, Sella, Dolomites

    On 07/04/2014 Hermann Comploj made a new extreme ski descent, alone, down the North Face of Cima Murfreid, Sella group, Dolomites.

    Tour du Grand Paradis: in the shadow of Gran Paradiso

    Tour du Grand Paradis: in the shadow of Gran Paradiso

    On Sunday 13 April 2014 Michele Boscacci & Matteo Eydallin and Francesca Martinelli & Roberta Pedranzini won the VI Tour du Grand Paradis - Trofeo Renato Chabod. The report by Simonetta Radice.

    Freeride Challenge Punta Nera 2014, the Cortina report
    14.04.2014 by Paolo Tassi in Events

    Freeride Challenge Punta Nera 2014, the Cortina report

    The report by Paolo Tassi of the 5th edition of the Freeride Challenge Punta Nera 2014, three days of freeride, ski mountaineering and bouldering at Cortina.

    A descent for Marco

    A descent for Marco

    The salute by Alessandro Beber to Marco Anghileri: a ski descent down the North Face of Cima Dodici, Valsugana, Italy.

    Grivola SE Face skied by Capozzi, Herry and Rolli

    Grivola SE Face skied by Capozzi, Herry and Rolli

    On 31/03/2014 Davide Capozzi and Julien Herry (snowboard) and Luca Rolli (ski) descended the SE Face of Grivola (3969m), Gran Paradiso massif, Valle di Cogne. A descent dedicated to French skier, alpinist and mountain guide Rèmy Lecluse who died tragically on 23 September 2012.

    Tour du Rutor 2014: Eydallin & Lenzi and Roux & Mathys victorious
    01.04.2014 by Maurizio Torri in Competitions

    Tour du Rutor 2014: Eydallin & Lenzi and Roux & Mathys victorious

    The Tour du Rutor Extrême 2014 took place from 28 - 30 March in Valle d'Aosta, Italy and was won by the Italians Matteo Eydallin & Damiano Lenzi, and by the French - Swiss team Laetitia Roux & Maude Mathy.

    Piolets d'Or 2014 live on twitter
    29.03.2014 by Planetmountain in Events

    Piolets d'Or 2014 live on twitter

    This evening at 21:00 at Courmayeur the award's ceremony of the Piolets d'Or 2014. All updates on twitter.

    Coffee break #0
    28.03.2014 by Daniela Zangrando in Interviews

    Coffee break #0

    The numerous facets of alpinism, that go beyond mountaineering, encountered when you lease expect it. The first act by Daniela Zangrando with her Coffee break, a space to let thoughts and fantasies fluctuate within these free moments of rest.

    Tour du Rutor 2014, act two of the Grande Course
    27.03.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Tour du Rutor 2014, act two of the Grande Course

    The Tour du Rutor Extrême 2014 will be held in Valle d'Aosta, Italy from 28 - 30 March. After the recent Pierra Menta this is the second stage of the Grande Course, the championship of the most important and prestigious ski mountaineering races in the world.

    Pierra Menta 2014: Eydallin & Lenzi and Roux & Mathys victorious
    25.03.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Pierra Menta 2014: Eydallin & Lenzi and Roux & Mathys victorious

    The 29th Pierra Menta took place at Arêches-Beaufort (France) from 20 - 23 March 2014. The classic ski mountaineering competition was won by the Italians Matteo Eydallin & Damiano Lenzi. The women's event was won by the French - Swiss team Laetitia Roux & Maude Mathy.

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