At Arcalis (Andorra) the French athletes William Bon Mardion and Laetitia Roux won the Individual Race at the European ski mountaineering championships 2014. Silver was won by Italy's Matteo Eydallin and by Swizerland's Maude Mathys. Bronze was won by Italy's Manfred Reichegger and France's Axelle Mollaret.
Robert Antonioli and Laetitia Roux win Vertical Race at Andorra Ski mountaineering European Championships
At the Ski mountaineering European Championships held at Andorra, this morning Robert Antonioli from Italy and Laetitia Roux from France won the Vertical Race. Second place went to Manfred Reichegger and Maude Mathys, third to Damiano Lenzi and Claudia Galicia Cotrina.
Spanish skyrunning ultrarunner Kilian Jornet Burgada has been named the 2014 National Geographic People’s Choice Adventurer of the Year.
Austrian alpinist Hansjörg Auer talks about the snow cornice that collapsed beneath his feet during a recent climb in the Ötztaler Alps.
The third stage of the Scarpa ISMF Ski Mountaineering World Cup 2014 was won in Val Comelico, Italy, yesterday by Kilian Jornet Burgada and Laetitia Roux. The Spaniard Oriol Cardona Coll and Giulia Compagnoni won the Junior categories. In the Espoir categories victory went to the Swiss Jennifer Fiechter and Anton Palzer. Friday's Sprint Race was won by Josef Rottmoser and Laetitia Roux.
Video of the enormous avalanche at Pill in Val Passiria, South Tyrol on Thursday 7 January 2014.
Live streaming from Val Comelico (Dolomites) of Pitturina Ski Race, the third stage of the Scarpa ISMF Ski Mountaineering World Cup 2014.
Photographer Diego Gaspari Bandion has documented a herd of deer, exhausted after the recent exceptional snowfall, that has found shelter in a barn in Cortina, Dolomites, Italy.
A video showing how to shovel snow off a roof. Or rather, how not to, regardless of the excellent results...
Using the Courmayeur stage of the Swatch Freeride World Tour by The North Face as a pretext, Giulio Caresio explores the freeride world by interviewing Nicolas Hale-Woods.
The report of the first ski descent, carried out on 15 May 2013 by Francesco Vascellari and Loris De Barba off the summit of Monte Pelmetto in the Dolomites.
The first competition of the most world's important freeride circuit, the prestigious Swatch Freeride World Tour by The North Face 2014 got off to a splendid start today. America's Sammy Luebke won the snowboarding event, while France's Loïc Collomb-Patton left all other skiers in his wake.
On Saturday at Val de Bagnes (Verbier, Switzerland) Kilian Jornet Burgada and Laetitia Roux won the first stage of the Scarpa ISMF Ski Mountaineering World Cup. Sunday's Vertical Race was won by Roux and Matheo Jacquemoud.
The VI Tris Rotondo is scheduled to take place in Valle Bedretto, Gottardo, Switzerland on 23 February 2014. Hundreds of athletes will take part in the highly anticipated event the fans have nicknamed the "Tris".
The first stage of the Scarpa ISMF Ski Mountaineering World Cup 2014 starts today in Verbier-Val de Bagnes, Switzerland.
Due to the poor weather conditions the first stage of the Swatch Freeride World Tour by The North Face 2014, the world's most important freeride tour, was cancelled today at Courmayeur. The future date yet is to be defined and today's results will not be included in the final ranking.
The first stage of the Swatch Freeride World Tour by The North Face 2014 kicks off at 10:30am this morning at Courmayeur, Italy. The six-stage freeride competition will take place on a new race course and can be followed in live streaming.
At Courmayer in the Mont Blanc massif the avalanche transceiver training areas at Pré de Pascal and Pavillon du Mont Fréty are now operational. These can be used free of charge by all those who wish to learn more about mountain safety.
Mountain Guide Giampaolo Betta introduces three ski mountaineering itineraries in the Apuan Alps: Carcaraia up Monte Tambura, Monte Sagro and Canale delle Rose on Monte Pisanino.
Two great freeride itineraries on Mont Blanc introduced by Domenico Giusti and Giorgio Passino: Vallée Blanche from Courmayeur and Glacier Rond.