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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.

23.03.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Aaron Durogati and Red Bull X-Alps 2015, interview with the only Italian competitor

Interview with Aaron Durogati, the winner of the World Cup 2012, one of 33 athletes (and only Italian) who will take part in the Red Bull X-Alps 2015, the world's most spectacular adventure race that begins on 5 July and crosses 6 different countries and 1000km course on foot or by paraglider.

23.03.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Get Vertical: win a Base Camp Experience with Salewa

The 19th March marks the start of the online competition “get vertical”, where Salewa, the brand leader in mountaineering clothing and equipment, will offer 100 lucky winners the chance to enjoy a vertical adventure amidst the mountains of the Alps or in Australia. Those who wish to climb high, readjust their outlook, challenge themselves and feel at one with the grandeur of the mountains, must visit the microsite, getvertical.salewa.com.

20.03.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Red Bull X-Alps 2015 route revealed

On 5 July the Red Bull X-Alps 2015 gets underway, the world's most spectacular adventure race across 6 different countries and via a 1000km course on foot or by paraglider.

06.03.2015 by Planetmountain in Environment

Lands of Clouds and Wind - a tribute to nature's beauty and to Gran Sasso

In this video Vincenzo Mazza takes us on a fantastic photographic journey through the Gran Sasso - Laga National Park, Abruzzo, Italy

23.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Valery Rozov Kilimanjaro BASE jump

On 10 February 2015 Russian BASE Valery Rozov leapt off Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa.

15.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Camp 4 Collective - The Reel Story

The demo reel ‘The Reel Story’ by Camp 4 Collective: Anson Fogel, Tim Kemple and Renan Ozturk.

03.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Andorra Vallnord Ultra Trail 2015

The Andorra Ultra Trail Vallnord will take place from 25 - 28 June 2015. Four days with 4 important mountain running competitions: Ronda dels Cims (170 km, 13,500 m D+), Mitic (112 km, 9,700 m D+), Celestrail (83 km, 5,000 m D+) and Marató dels Cims (42,5 km, 3,000 m D+). For those who want to discover the wild beauty of these mountains at a slower place, there’re the Solidaritrail, a 10km, 750m+ walk open to all. Athletes from 34 different countries have already registered for the prestigious Ronda dels Cims, for which 40 additional places are now available.

24.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Trekking

Kilian Jornet Burgada sets new Aconcagua speed record

Spanish skyrunner Kilian Jornet Burgada has set a new speed record on Aconcagua, ascending and descending the 6962m high mountain in 12 hours and 49 minutes.

23.12.2014 by Bepi Di Marino in Alpinism

Sas de Dlacia, the alpinists' village

Located in the heart of Alta Val Badia, Camping Sas de Dlacia is a starting point for countless visions of the Dolomites that include trekking, ski mountaineering, snowshoeing, alpinism and rock climbing.

02.12.2014 by Maurizio Oviglia in Alpinism

Rolwaling valley in Nepal, a family expedition. By Maurizio Oviglia

The Rolwaling valley in Nepal, Yalung Ri (5630m) and an expedition with family and friends to enjoy an adventure, a journey, nature and friendship. By Maurizio Oviglia

24.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

The Journey with Paul Pritchard and Carol Hurst

The short film The Journey staring Paul Pritchard and Carol Hurst: the impossible trip pedaling across the Himalaya, from Lhasa to Kathmandu via Everest Base Camp.

13.11.2014 by Teddy Soppelsa in Interviews

Ivan Peri reaches Monte Carlo after walking for 80 days Across the Alps

The interview with Ivan Peri on reaching Monte Carlo, Principality of Monaco, and his traverse across the Alps in 80 days. By Teddy Soppelsa for Good For Alps, magazine AKU trekking & outdoor footwear

18.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Trekking

Nepal blizzard: 39 dead while rescue continues in Annapurna region

Hundreds of trekkers have been rescued in northern Nepal after violent snowstorms killed at least 39 people, including 5 at Dhalaugiri Base Camp.

15.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Trekking

Annapurna: at least 24 die in Nepal avalanches and blizzards

A series of violent blizzards and avalanches have killed at least 24 people in Nepal, many of whom were trekking along the Annapurna circuit.

28.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Curiosity, with Rory Bosio, Timothy Olson and Hal Koerner

The video Curiosity by The North Face featuring the athletes Rory Bosio, Timothy Olson and Hal Koerner and their quest to run the Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc 2014.

12.09.2014 by Molveno Holiday in Alpinism

Discover Brenta Dolomites - From the past to the future of alpinism in the Dolomites

The final dispatch of the Discover Brenta Dolomites project that organised a series of events by Molveno Holiday, APT Dolomiti Paganella and the municipality of Molveno to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of alpinism in the Brenta Dolomites.

11.09.2014 by Linda Cottino in Competitions

Tor des Géants, a journey between the competition, the celebrations and the mountains. By Linda Cottino

After the victory of local runner Franco Collé, followed by Nichademus Hollon (USA) and the Frenchmen Antoine Guillon and Christophe Le-Saux, France's Emilie Lecomte crossed the finishing line last night after 85 hours and 53 minutes, setting a new female track record. Italy's Lisa Barzani finished second in 94 hours and 43 minutes. While the finishing line will officially close on Saturday, runners continue to arrive at Courmayeur. The time has come to share some thoughts about this great tour of the Valle d'Aosta. The report and ideas of Linda Cottino.




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