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Perrons de Vallorcine new ski descent by Bruchez, Felisaz, Guerin

On 7 January 2018 Vivian Bruchez, Jonathan Felisaz, Thomas Guerin skied a new line on Perrons de Vallorcine in the Aiguilles Rouges massif in France.

Steep skiing in Peru / The Curvas Peligrosas of Yannick Boissenot, Frederic Gentet and Stéphane Roguet

The short film Curvas Peligrosas directed by Yannick Boissenot is now online. 12 minutes documenting a month in steep skiing Peru with Frederic Gentet and Stéphane Roguet, down iconic lines such as steep Artesonraju, Huascaran and Tocllaraju.

04.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Valentin Delluc Mont Blanc Moonline

The video of speedrider Valentin Delluc making a night flight above the Bossons glacier in the Mont Blanc massif.

18.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Competitions

China debut success for Ski Mountaineering World Cup 2018

The first stage of the Ski mountaineering World Cup was held last weekend in China. Nicolò Canclini from Italy and Laetitia Roux from France won the Sprint discipline, while Anton Palzer from Germany and Axelle Mollaret from France won the Vertical Race.

13.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Ski mountaineering World Cup 2018: China kickoff this weekend

The first stage of the Ski mountaineering World Cup 2018 will take place at Wanlong in China this weekend.

05.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Kaunergrat Winter Traverse, Matthias & Hansjörg Auer mountaineering in the Ötztal Alps

Winter mountaineering video: Hansjörg Auer and his brother Matthias and their North - South traverse of the main section of the Kaunergrat ridge in the Ötztal Alps, Austria.

Mt. Ushba: Slovakians score first ski descent in Georgian Caucasus

Last May and June Slovakian alpinists Miroslav Peťo and Maroš Červienka carried out a series of difficult ski descents in the Caucasus massif in Georgia: the SW Ridge of Tetnuldi (4858 m), the SE couloir of Chatyn Tau (4412 m) and, above all, the SE couloir of Ushba North summit (4698 m).

07.11.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

For Hayden Kennedy & Inge Perkins

The video tribute to American alpinists Hayden Kennedy and Inge Perkins.

Malte Brun in New Zealand, first ski descent of South Face

Italy’s Enrico Mosetti and Britain’s Ben Briggs and Tom Grant have made the first ski descent of the South Face of Mt. Malte Brun, describing the run as 'probably the most technical ski descent in New Zealand.’

Curvas Peligrosas, steep skiing in Peru

The trailer for Curvas Peligrosas, the film directed by Yannick Boissenot documenting a month spent in Peru together with Frederic Gentet and Stéphane Roguet where the trio made several steep skiing descents including Artesonraju, Huascaran and Tocllaraju.

Caroline Face, huge first descent on Mount Aoraki in New Zealand by Briggs, Grant and Mosetti

On 27 October the Italian mountaineer Enrico Mosetti and the Britons Ben Briggs and Tom Grant made the first ski descent of the Caroline Face, the difficult and dangerous SE Face of Mount Aoraki / Mount Cook (3724m) in New Zealand. The achievement has already been described by the local media as "historic".

22.08.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Großglockner rescue helicopter crash and miracle escape caught on camera

The dramatic video of a helicopter crashing during a mountain rescue operation on Großglockner, Austria's highest peak. Miraculously everyone escaped practically unharmed. Vittorio Messini, Mountain Guide and member of the Austrian Alpine Rescue, provides insight into the accident.

10.07.2017 by Planetmountain in Environment

Ice Scream street art by Philippe Echaroux on the Mer de Glace, Mont Blanc

The video directed by Arnaud Moro dedicated to French photographer and street artist Philippe Echaroux and his latest work on the Mer de Glace, Mont Blanc, aimed at raising awareness about global warming.

Grand Combin de Valsorey South Face

The video by Yannick Boissenot and Davide Capozzi of their recent ski and snowboard descent of the South Face of Grand Combin de Valsorey in Switzerland.

08.05.2017 by Steve House in Alpinism

A tribute to our friend, Ueli Steck. By Steve House

In memory of Swiss alpinist Ueli Steck who died while climbing on Nuptse in Nepal on April 30, 2017, written by his friend and ace American alpinist Steve House.

01.05.2017 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Ueli Steck, the man and mountaineer

In memory of Ueli Steck, the great Swiss mountaineer who died yesterday on Nuptse close to Everest.

30.04.2017 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Ueli Steck dies in Everest accident

Swiss alpinist Ueli Steck has died near Mount Everest. The body of the 40-year-old ace mountaineer was found close to Camp 1 on the nearby Nuptse Face, where he was acclimatising for one of the most incredible mountaineering projects in the Himalaya: the Everest - Lhotse traverse.

Becca di Monciair - Little Matterhorn of Gran Paradiso

Giulia Monego and Yannick Boissenot ski down Becca di Monciair in Valsavarenche, also known as Little Matterhorn of Gran Paradiso. Davide Capozzi provides the background information.

22.04.2017 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Mezzalama 2017 live streaming

Live streaming of the XXI edition of the Mezzalama Trophy, the legendary ski mountaineering competition across the Monte Rosa massif.

14.04.2017 by Planetmountain in Competitions

XXI Mezzalama Trophy - live streaming of the Marathon of the Glaciers

The XXI Trofeo Mezzalama, the legendary ski mountaineering competition will take place on 22 April 2017, from Breuil-Cervinia to Gressoney in the Mont Blanc massif. The Mezzalama Jeunes will take place on 21 April and the competition will be screened online in live streaming.

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