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22.08.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Dolomites: gigantic rockfall off Kleine Gaisl

The video of mountain guide Roman Valentini documenting the enormous rockfall that took place last week on Kleine Gaisl (Piccola Croda Rossa), in the Braies group of the Italian Dolomites

11.08.2016 by Steve House in Alpinism

Steve House / knowing yourself

American alpinist Steve House shares his thoughts about how failing wisely provides interior growth. Originally posted only on facebook, House has kindly allowed his text to be republished on planetmountain.com.

04.08.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Rifugio Boccalatte Piolti at the Grandes Jorasses

On 08/07/2016 the Boccalatte Piolti hut at the Grandes Jorasses (Mont Blanc massif) was reopened and is now run by Roberta Francesca Heidi Cutri and Franco Perlotto who, in this video, talks about this refuge that has become an integral part of the history of mountaineering.

31.07.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Monte Pelmo rockfall, the video

On 29 July 2016 rockfall occurred on the South Face of Mt Pelmo, towards San Vito di Cadore in the Italian Dolomites. The video by Giordano Fregonese.

26.07.2016 by Planetmountain in Events

We're The Superhumans - Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

The 3-minute trailer for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, produced by the British television broadcaster Channel 4. Fames British alpinist Paul Pritchard shares his thoughts.

26.07.2016 by Planetmountain in Trekking

Staunies historic cable car closes above Cortina

The Staunies lift that leads to Monte Cristallo in the Dolomites was closed on Sunday, July 24 2016 until further notice due to 'technical and administrative problems.'

10.06.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Leonardo Comelli perishes on Laila Peak in Pakistan

On 9 June 2016, the 27-year-old Italian alpinist Leonardo Comelli died while attempting the first ski descent of Laila Peak (Karakorum, Pakistan). The other expedition members Carlo Cosi, Zeno Cecon and Enrico Mosetti, are unhurt.

01.06.2016 by Planetmountain in Events

The North Face Mountain Festival 2016 at Lauterbrunnen in Switzerland

From 16 - 18 September 2016 at Lauterbrunnen in Switzerland The North Face hosts its Mountain Festival, weekend of adventurous mountain activities at the foot of the Eiger.

18.02.2016 by Marcello Rossi in Alpinism

Henry Worsley and the Urge to Explore

In remembering Henry Worsley, the British explorer who lost his life during his attempt to cross the Antarctic continent, from one coast to the other, solo, unsupported and unassisted, Marcello Rossi discusses the value and importance of exploration by placing it in the current historical and social context.

13.02.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Myanmar Hkakabo Razi - Down to Nothing

The video of the autumn 2014 expedition by The North Face and National Geographic to determine whether Hkakabo Razi in Myanmar (Burma) is SE Asia’s highest mountain. Expedition members: Hilaree O'Neill,, Emily Harrington, Mark Jenkins, Renan Ozturk, Taylor Rees, Cory Richards.

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.

09.02.2016 by Planetmountain in Trekking

Cesare, son of San Mauro

The mountains are the last resort to save biodiversity. In this AKU film the Italian botanist Cesare Lasen talks about his life as scientist and man of the mountains.

19.01.2016 by Rudy Buccella in Alpinism

Trekking Peaks in Nepal's Khumbu Himal

Italian Mountain Guide Rudy Buccella discusses his recent trip to the Trekking Peaks of Nepal. To remind us, even in this post-earthquake period, of how beautiful these mountains are and how much help the Nepalese people direly need.

15.01.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Their Land - an aerial Odyssey through Tasmania's wilderness.

The video Their Land - an aerial Odyssey through Tasmania’s wilderness.

14.12.2015 by 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.

05.12.2015 by 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.

07.11.2015 by Walter Polidori in Alpinism

Khane Valley 2015 Italian Karakorum Expedition

The report by Walter Polidori, leader of the Italian 1 to 1 Challenge, the climbing expedition to Khane Valley, Karakorum, Pakistan.

19.10.2015 by Maurizio Oviglia in Climbing

Major rockfall onto Selvaggio Blu in Sardinia

Maurizio Oviglia provides information about a major rockfall on Punta Plumare in Sardinia. The landslide has wiped out a stretch of the famous trek Selvaggio Blu.

13.10.2015 by Fabio Bristot in Trekking

Via ferrata del Vajont, the original idea by Fabio Bristot

Fabio Bristot, member of the Bellunese Dolomites Mountain Rescue Service, explains his reasoning that resulted in the construction of the Via Ferrata della Memoria, the new via ferrata which commemorates the 1910 victims of the Vajont disaster that occurred on 9 October 1963.

09.10.2015 by Guide Alpine Cortina in Trekking

Via ferrata del Vajont, the new via ferrata della Memoria above Longarone

On 2 October 2015 at Longarone (Italy) the new Via ferrata della Memoria, also referred to as Via ferrata del Vajont, was inaugurated above the Vajont Gorge. Constructed by the Cortina Mountain Guides, this is a different way to remember the Vajont disaster that struck on 9 October 1963.

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