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.
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.'
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.
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.
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.
The video of the Matterhorn East Face ski descent by Giulia Monego, Liv Sansoz, Lorraine Huber and Melissa Presslaber.
On 6 May 2016 the mountain guides from Courmayeur Luca Rolli and Francesco Civra Dano skied the Major Route down the East Face of Mont Blanc. Theirs is only the second descent of this line in 37 years, after the first descent carried out by Stefano de Benedetti on 7 September 1979.
Giulia Monego, Liv Sansoz, Lorraine Huber and Melissa Presslaber and their ski descent down the East Face of the Matterhorn. Giulia Monego reports.
Michele Boscacci and Laetitia Roux win the ski mountaineering World Cup 2016.Good numbers of competitors and record audience figures for the 2016 ISMF World Cups and the European Championship. Next June Albufeira, Portugal, will host the federal plenary assembly.
Patrouille des Glaciers cancelled, Michele Boscacci and Laetitia Roux win ski mountaineering World Cup 2016
Due to bad weather the Patrouille des Glaciers 2016 has been cancelled. The famous international ski mountaineering competition from Zermatt to Verbier. The ski mountaineering World Cup has been won by Italy’s Michele Boscacci and France’s Laetitia Roux.
Last night the classic ski mountaineering competition Patrouille des Glaciers 2016 got underway. Staged once every two years, 4700 athletes have registered for the 20th edition.
On 10/04/2016 Yannick Boissenot, Stéphane Roguet, Nicolas Brunel and Titi Gentet descended on skis the Austrian route down the North Face of Les Courtes (3856m), Mont Blanc massif.
The video of Luca Tamburini and his splendid speed riding descent from Bocca di Vallazza, the famous ski mountaineering route that joins Madonna di Campiglio to Lago di Molveno in the Brenta Dolomites, Italy.
On Sunday, April 10, 2016 the first edition of the Monterosa Ski Raid was won by Damiano Lenzi & Matteo Eydallin and by Laura Besseghini & Elena Nicolini. The winners of this grueling ski mountaineering competition below the huge East face of Monte Rosa were also crowned Italian Champions.
On 21 March 2016 Frenchmen Bastien Fleury and Olivier Meynet set a new record on the Chamonix - Zermatt Haute Route ski mountaineering traverse, stopping the clock after 16 hours and 35 minutes, smashing the record set in 2013 by Lionel Claudepierre by two hours.
Tour du Rutor 2016: Michele Boscacci - Matteo Eydallin and Laetitia Roux - Axelle Mollaret win 18th edition
After three difficult stages, on Sunday 3 April 2016 the 18th Tour du Rutor was won by the Italians Michele Boscacci - Matteo Eydallin and by the Frenchwomen Laetitia Roux - Axelle Mollaret.
The video of Léo Taillefer skiing Vallèe Perdu at Val d’Isère in France.
PlayAlpinismo film channel: The Man Who Skied Down Everest, the 1976 best documentary Oscar winning film that recounts the incredible story of Yuichiro Miura and the first time man skied on Everest. A step back in time that portrays the essence of adventure, but also displays mountaineering as a vision and a discovery of personal limits. The film review by Vinicio Stefanello.
French skiers Yannick Boissenot, Nicolas Brunel, Titi Gentet and Stéphane Roguet skied the SE Face of Aiguille du Moine (Mont Blanc), adding a new direct variation to the famous line established by Jean Marc Boivin in 1987.
Lino D’Angelo, the man and mountaineer who came to represent Gran Sasso and Pietracamela, died in L'Aquila at the age of 95. An important piece of the history of mountaineering. The obituary by Roberto Iannilli.