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02.07.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Red Bull X-Alps 2015: prolgue today, the race begins Sunday

With today's prologue of the Red Bull X-Alps, the countdown has begun for the world's toughest adventure race. On Sunday 5 July 32 athletes from 18 nations will race for over 1000km, on foot or by paraglider, across Europe’s most spectacular scenery.

01.07.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Aaron Durogati set for Red Bull X-Alps 2015

Italian paraglider Aaron Durogati training for Red Bull X-Alps 2015. After his serious injury he resumed training after only a month and recovered fully for the world’s toughest adventure race.

26.06.2015 by Enrico Maioni in Trekking

Ra Bujela and Via ferrata Maria e Andrea Ferrari, the new Dolomites via ferrata

Enrico Maioni, Cortina Mountain Guide, introduces the new via ferrata Maria e Andrea Ferrari up Ra Bujela, Tofane, Dolomites.

24.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Aaron Durogati full flight ahead to Red Bull X-Alps 2015

Watch Aaron Durogati, the paragliding world champion, in training for the world's most spectacular adventure race: Red Bull X-Alps 2015. Over 1000km on foot or by paraglider, taking off on 5 July at Salzburg in Austriand landing in the Principality of Monaco.

19.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Aaron Durogati: the Road to Red Bull X-Alps 2015

Preparations are in full swing a unique adventure race: watch Aaron Durogati, the only Italian taking part in Red Bull X-Alps 2015, the world’s most spectacular flight competition across the Alps.

11.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Red Bull X-Alps 2015: 10 reasons to follow the competition live

After the prologue on 2 July, the world's toughest adventure race takes flight on 5 July 2015. 33 athletes from 18 nations will race for over 1000km, on foot or by paraglider, across Europe’s most spectacular scenery.

05.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Environment

Mont Blanc and the world's highest resolution panorama photo

The extraordinary high resolution photograph taken by Filippo Blengini and the In2White team of the Mont Blanc range.

29.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

From five to nine... it's exploration time

The video of geography teacher Fearghal O’Nuallain and his desire to explore and learn about nature, always and everywhere.

27.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

Adventure Awards Days 2015 at Livigno

From the 27th of July to the 2nd of August 2015 Livigno will host the Adventure Awards Days, the international festival dedicated to adventure and exploration. Events are dedicated to running, trekking, yoga, mtb, photo and storytelling workshops and the first edition of BAM!, the European meeting of bicycle travelers and adventurers. Furthermore: meetings, shows, concerts at dawn, films and parties. Special guests include Paolo Rumiz, Cristiano Godano (voice of Marlene Kunz) and Willy Mulonia.

15.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nepal I love you #1

The video Nepal I love you #1 by Camp 4 Collective and the appeal to admire the extraordinary beauty of this country, to help tourism return and to help this territory after the massive earthquake that has put this country in serious difficulty.

14.05.2015 by Manuel Lugli in Alpinism

Namasté Oskar Piazza

In remembrance of Oskar Piazza, mountain guide and member of the Mountain Rescue team who died in Nepal's devastating earthquake on 25 April 2015. By Manuel Lugli.

12.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Environment

New 7.3 earthquake strikes Nepal

At 12:35 local time today 12 May a violent new earthquake struck Nepal. According to the US Geological Survey the epicenter was close to Namche Bazar and therefore in the Everest area.

11.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

Trento Film Festival: the winners of the 63rd edition

The Genziana d'Oro - Gran Premio Città di Trento of the 63rd edition of the Trento Film Festival was awarded to director Teboho Edkins for his film Coming of Age.

29.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

Get Vertical, the Salewa contest to win adventures in Australia and the Alps

Trekking, via ferrata, rock climbing in the Alps and in Australia: win an unforgettable experience with Get Vertical, the contest promoted by Salewa that runs through until 15 May 2015.

28.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Define Femmine, the Arc'teryx Canadian West Coast Adventure

The Define Femmine contest promoted by Arc'teryx runs until 8 May 2015: four woman will be invited for a week long West Coast adventure to go climbing, kayaking and bouldering in Canada.

28.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nepal earthquake: how to help the relief efforts

Following the devastating earthquake that shook Nepal on Saturday 25 April we have now published a list of international aid organisations aiding survivors in Nepal.

27.04.2015 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Nepal earthquake: Oskar Piazza, Gigliola Mancinelli, Renzo Benedetti and Marco Pojer perish

The news was made official a few hours ago: the well-known Italian mountain guide and member of the mountain rescue service Oskar Piazza and Dr. Gigliola Mancinelli perished beneath an avalanche triggered by the earthquake that destroyed the village of Langtang in northern Nepal. The other two expedition members Giovanni Pizzorini and Pino Antonini have survived. Four Italians died as a result of Saturday’s earthquake; the well-known mountaineer Renzo Benedetti and Marco Pojer were buried by an avalanche in the Rolwaling Valley. In the meantime Nepal is enduring days of extreme difficulty.

25.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Earthquake devastates Nepal

Two earthquakes measuring up to 7.9 hit Nepal this morning causing, according to some sources, over 1,000 deaths. Even the highest mountains in the world trembled and an avalanche that swept through Everest Base Camp has caused an unknown number of deaths.

17.04.2015 by Giovanni Zaccaria in Alpinism

Heart and muscles: Mont Blanc on foot and by bike

From Padua, close to Venice, all the way to the summit of Mont Blanc: a bicycle ride that culminated on the summit of the symbol of mountaineering. A great adventure experienced at just the right speed which, three summers down the line, still lives on in the memories of the young cyclists and alpinists: Giovanni Zaccaria, Claudio Gavagnin, Giuseppe Frizziero, Francesco Facco. The report by Giovanni Zaccaria.

02.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

El Chorro: El Camino del Rey reopens in Spain

El Caminito del Rey has officially reopened after refurbishment at El Chorro in Spain.

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