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The Man Who Skied Down Everest, Yuichiro Miura and that first ski descent on Everest

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.

Aiguille du Moine SE Face, new direct variation skied by Boissenot, Roguet, Gentet and Brunel

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.

30.03.2016 by Roberto Iannilli in Alpinism

Lino D'Angelo farewell

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.

Langkofeleck: first ski descent in the Dolomites by Hermann Comploj

On 20/039/2016 Hermann Comploj carried out a new first ski descent in the Dolomites, by skiing a line alone down the SW Face of Langkofeleck, also referred to as Spallone Sassolungo 3081m.

26.03.2016 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Dolomiti di Brenta Ski Alp dominated by Pietro Lanfranchi and Alba De Silvestro

The 42nd Ski Alp Dolomiti di Brenta ski mountaineering competition was won on Saturday 26 March 2016 by Pietro Lanfranchi and Alba De Silvestro.

The miracle freerider on Monte Canin in the Julian Alps

The video of the Slovenian skier who miraculously survived on Friday 18 March 2016 when he fell into a deep chasm while freeriding alone on Monte Canin in the Julian Alps, Italy.

Grande Rocheuse Voie Originale, first ski and snowboard descent by Capozzi, Galli, Herry and Trento

Julien Herry reports about the first ski and snowboard descent of the Voie Originale down the South Face of Grande Rocheuse (4102m) in the Mont Blanc massif, carried out together with Davide Capozzi, Lambert Galli and Denis Trento.

Ski Makalu with Emily Harrington

The video retracing the 2015 expedition comprised of Emily Harrington, Adrian Ballinger, Hilaree O'Neill, Jim Morrison and Kit Deslauriers to climb and ski Makalu (8462m), Nepal, Himalaya.

02.03.2016 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Altitoy Ternua celebrates start to ski mountaineering's La Grande Course

Altitoy Ternua, the first stage of the ski mountaineering circuit "La Grande Course 2016”, was won on Sunday 28 February 2016 by Mathéo Jacquemoud - Kilian Jornet Burgada and Axelle Mollaret - Laetitia Roux.

Tris Rotondo, a stormy ski mountaineering success

On Sunday 28 February 2016 the 7th biennial ski mountaineering competition Tris Rotondo took place in Switzerland’s Canton Ticino, Switzerland. The men’s Super Tris competition was won by Filippo Barazzuol & Maguet Nadir while Jennifer Fiechter & Lorna Bonnel won the women's event.

Klaus Polzer crowned Arc'teryx King of Dolomites 2016

German photographer Klaus Polzer, with a photo of rider Neil Williman, has won the 2016 edition of Arc'teryx King of Dolomites, the photo contest in the Pale di San Martino range aimed at shooting the most beautiful freeride, ski or snowboard photo of the Dolomites.

21.02.2016 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Robert Antonioli and Laetitia Roux win Transcavallo Sprint Race

On Saturday 20 February the Ski Mountaineering World Cup Transcavallo Sprint Race was won by Robert Antonioli and Laetitia Roux.

20.02.2016 by Planetmountain in Competitions

33rd Transcavallo: Kilian Jornet and Laetitia Roux win Individual Race

Kilian Jornet and Laetitia Roux earned precious points on Friday 19 Febraury 2016 at the fourth 2016 ISMF Ski Mountaineering World Cup event, the 33rd Transcavallo, by winning the Individual race that took place at Alpago, more specifically at Col Indes, a few kilometres above Tambre.

Arc'teryx King of Dolomites 2016 at San Martino di Castrozza

From 18 - 21 February 2016 San Martino di Castrozza (Dolomites) will host the fourth edition of Arcteryx King of Dolomites, the photo contest to shoot the most beautiful freeride photo of the Dolomites.

10.02.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita voted People's Choice Adventurer of the Year 2016

Nepal's Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita has been nominated National Geographic People’s Choice Adventurer of the Year 2016. Apart from being a highly talented mountainer, Pasang Lhamu distinguished herself for her role in relief efforts after the country suffered a severe earthquake in April 2015.

Victoria Kreuzer and Kilian Jornet Burgada win the Vertical Race European Championships

At Les Marecottes in Switzerland the Vertical Race European Ski Mountaineering Championships were won by Victoria Kreuzer and Kilian Jornet Burgada.

06.02.2016 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Michele Boscacci and Laetitia Roux new European Ski Mountaineering Champions

The European Ski Mountaineering Championships are currently taking place at Les Marécottes in Switzerland. The Individual race was won on 05/02/2016 by Italy's Michele Boscacci and France's Laetitia Roux.

26.01.2016 by 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.

23.01.2016 by 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.

19.01.2016 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Ski Mountaineering World Cup, Kilian Jornet Burgada, Emelie Forsberg and Laura Orguè win the Font Blanca in Andorra

The first stage of the ISMF Ski Mountaineering World Cup 2016 took place at Font Blanca in Andorra last weekend. While Saturday’s Individual race was won by Kilian Jornet Burgada and Emelie Forsberg, Sunday’s Vertical race was won by Burgada and Laura Orguè Vila.




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