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  • 26.01.2016 Piolets d'Or 2016 moves to La Grave-La Meije

    Piolets d'Or 2016 moves to La Grave-La Meije

    The press release of the 24th edition of the prestigious international mountaineering award Piolet d’Or that will be celebrated from 14 - 17 April 2016 at La Grave-La Meije, France.

  • 23.01.2016 Mont Blanc on Google Street View

    Mont Blanc on Google Street View

    Google has published a Street View exploration of the Mont Blanc, produced together with Kilian Jornet Burgada, Catherine Destivelle, Patrick Gabarrou, Corrado Korra Pesce, Laetitia Roux, Ueli Steck, Candide Thovex and photographers Jonathan Griffith, Renan Ozturk, Sender Films.

  • 07.01.2016 Tancrède Melet, salut l'artiste

    Tancrède Melet, salut l'artiste

    Tancrède Melet, the French artist and acrobat perished on Tuesday 5 January 2016 at Diois in France.

  • 01.01.2016 The Eiger jump by JT Holmes

    The Eiger jump by JT Holmes

    Footage of the ski base jump off the Eiger carried out in April 2015 by American athlete JT Holmes.

    Piolets d'Or 2016 moves to La Grave-La Meije
    26.01.2016 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Piolets d'Or 2016 moves to La Grave-La Meije

    The press release of the 24th edition of the prestigious international mountaineering award Piolet d’Or that will be celebrated from 14 - 17 April 2016 at La Grave-La Meije, France.

    Mont Blanc on Google Street View
    23.01.2016 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Mont Blanc on Google Street View

    Google has published a Street View exploration of the Mont Blanc, produced together with Kilian Jornet Burgada, Catherine Destivelle, Patrick Gabarrou, Corrado Korra Pesce, Laetitia Roux, Ueli Steck, Candide Thovex and photographers Jonathan Griffith, Renan Ozturk, Sender Films.

    Tancrède Melet, salut l'artiste
    07.01.2016 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Tancrède Melet, salut l'artiste

    Tancrède Melet, the French artist and acrobat perished on Tuesday 5 January 2016 at Diois in France.

    The Eiger jump by JT Holmes
    01.01.2016 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    The Eiger jump by JT Holmes

    Footage of the ski base jump off the Eiger carried out in April 2015 by American athlete JT Holmes.

    Aντίο Chris Boukoros
    31.12.2015 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Aντίο Chris Boukoros

    Christos Boukoros, one of Greece’s premier outdoor photographers, died on Wednesday 30 December 2015 in a car crash while traveling from Volos to Larissa.

    John Ellison, founder of Climbers against Cancer, passes away
    28.12.2015 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    John Ellison, founder of Climbers against Cancer, passes away

    On Sunday 27 December 2015 John Ellison, the founder of the charity Climbers against Cancer, passed away. In the space of just a few years the inspirational Englishman achieved the unprecedented feat of bringing the entire climbing community together through CAC, aimed at raising awareness about cancer and gathering funds for research against this disease.

    Climbing advent calendar with Vertical-Life: Monte Cucco at Finale Ligure
    21.12.2015 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Climbing advent calendar with Vertical-Life: Monte Cucco at Finale Ligure

    Download free of charge today’s crag in the climbing advent calendar by Vertical Life and planetmountain.com: Monte Cucco at Finale Ligure with 293 climbs up to 8c.

    Fly Armin Holzer
    14.12.2015 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Fly Armin Holzer

    The short film dedicated to Armin Holzer, the champion slackline and highline athlete who died in paragliding accident on Monte Piana (2324m, Sesto Dolomites) on 4 December 2015.

    Jimmy Chin: adventure in a photograph
    11.12.2015 di Alessandra Raggio in Interviews

    Jimmy Chin: adventure in a photograph

    Interview with American alpinist, photographer and filmmaker Jimmy Chin. By Alessandra Raggio

    Armin Holzer, the last flight of the air's spirit
    05.12.2015 di Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

    Armin Holzer, the last flight of the air's spirit

    Yesterday, December 4, 2015, Armin Holzer died in paragliding accident on Monte Piana (2324m, Sesto Dolomites). The South Tyrolean was a champion slackline and highline athlete.

    UIAA recommends titanium bolts only for marine crags
    25.11.2015 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    UIAA recommends titanium bolts only for marine crags

    Maurizio Oviglia discusses the new document produced by the UIAA (the International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation) which outlines management strategies for individual climbers, bolters and manufacturers for anchor safety and bolting of sport climbs at seaside crags.

    Alex Honnold, video portrait and climbing trip to Angola
    25.11.2015 di Planetmountain in Climbing

    Alex Honnold, video portrait and climbing trip to Angola

    Two videos about American rock climber Alex Honnold: a video portrait filmed by Fred Moix and the trailer of a trip to Angola where, apart from climbing, he initiated a pilot program of home solar systems for the local population.

    Highline Meeting Monte Piana 2015 video
    19.11.2015 di Planetmountain in Events

    Highline Meeting Monte Piana 2015 video

    The trailer of the 4th Highline Meeting Monte Piana that took place in September 2015 above Misurina in the Dolomites.

    Massive rockfall from Rocher du Mel de la Niva in Switzerland
    24.10.2015 di Planetmountain in Environment

    Massive rockfall from Rocher du Mel de la Niva in Switzerland

    On Monday 19/10/2015 impressive rockfall took place on on Rocher du Mel de la Niva above the village of Evolène in the Swiss Alps.

    The videos of the Lombardy Mountain Guides
    21.10.2015 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    The videos of the Lombardy Mountain Guides

    The video channel of the Lombardy Mountain Guides that deals with various mountain themes such as mountaineering and rock climbing.

    Chris Bonington - Life and Climbs selected for Banff and Graz Mountain Film Festivals
    13.10.2015 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Chris Bonington - Life and Climbs selected for Banff and Graz Mountain Film Festivals

    The film about Chris Bonington has been selected as one of the finalists of the 2015 Banff Mountain Film Festival and of Mountainfilm Graz 2015.

    The North Face Night Ray Outdoor Fest in the Verdon Gorge
    07.10.2015 di Planetmountain in Events

    The North Face Night Ray Outdoor Fest in the Verdon Gorge

    On 12 September the Gorge du Verdon, France, hosted The North Face Nightray Outdoor Fest, an all night celebration of everything to do with exploration organized by The North Face.

    Jure's Challenge, for Nataljia Gros and Ela Breceljnik
    06.10.2015 di Planetmountain in Events

    Jure's Challenge, for Nataljia Gros and Ela Breceljnik

    In mid-October four alpinists from Iceland will attempt to climb 6 mountains in Slovenia to raise funds for Slovenian sports climber Natalija Gros and her daughter Ela Breceljnik, daughter of the filmmaker Jure Breceljnik who died last July aged 41.

    Highline Meeting Monte Piana 2015
    22.09.2015 di Planetmountain in Events

    Highline Meeting Monte Piana 2015

    From 10 - 15 September 2015 the Highline Meeting Monte Piana took place close to Misurina in the Dolomites. More than 350 highliners from 20 countries participated in this non-competitive event, during which a new highline world record was set and a hammock rainbow was created to symbolise peace, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War.

    The Dolomites embrace human rights
    15.09.2015 di Planetmountain in Events

    The Dolomites embrace human rights

    On Sunday 13 September 2015 a gigantic human chain was formed beneath the Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Dolomites, promoted by Amnesty International Italy to call for freedom, justice and peace.

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