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19.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Crag certification and classification, bolter responsibilities and training: the French example and Philipp Brass interview

Interview with Philippe Brass, mountain guide and expert new routes, about crag certification and classification, the responsibilities new bolters have the the training they receive. By Maurizio Oviglia

15.08.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Monte Rosa: twenty years of research by Ferrino

The Ferrino High-lab, located at an altitude of 3585m of the Valle d'Aosta side on Monte Rosa, celebrates 20 years. It is the highest laboratory in Italy. And it is up there that the company from Turin, the market leader for mountain outdoor products (and more), tests its tents and invites all outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy a unique experience: that of a real Base Camp!

29.04.2014 by Il Risuolatore in Gear

The art of resoling a climbing shoe

How to resole a climbing shoe, a walking boot or mountaineering boot.

Journalism, education and avalanches. 10 things worth knowing. By Giulio Caresio

In mid-February at Madesimo, Italy, the media was invited to an event aimed at educating journalists about how to promote the right mountain safety message in order to shape a mountain culture that is instrumental in preventing and reducing avalanche victims.

31.01.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Manolo: climbing and informed choices

Some thoughts by Maurizio 'Manolo' Zanolla about climbing and the need to be conscious of the choices you make.

Avalanche emergency - the video Ortovox Safety Academy Lab

The video Avalanche emergency produced by Ortovox Safety Academy Lab for the new internet site dedicated to mountain safety.

08.12.2013 by Planetmountain in Climbing

The World's Worst Belayer

Video tutorial that explores some common belaying mistakes.

03.12.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Ice climbing basics video: ice screw placement, anchors and V-threads

The video by Petzl that demonstrates proper ice screw placement technique, as well as how to set an anchor and a v-thread in waterfall ice.

Ortovox: avalanche airbag safety recommendations

Ortovox: Safety recommendations avalanche airbag Tour 32+7 ABS & Tour 30+7 W ABS

03.07.2013 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Climbers Against Cancer: first donation to Australian research

The Cancer Council Australia has received a £10,000 donation from the initiative Climbers against Cancer.

21.06.2013 by Nicholas Hobley in Alpinism

Arc'teryx Alpine Arc'ademy: a weekend of mountaineering and safety on Mont Blanc

Alpinism, courses, safety and fun on stunning Mont Blanc. The simple recipe of the Arc'teryx Alpine Arc'ademy 2013 that took place from 14 - 16 June at Chamonix to find out more about climbing and alpinism.

19.04.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Avalanche at Saint Christophe en Oisans in France

The film of the avalanche of snow and rocks opposite the via Ferrata de Saint Christophe en Oisans in France.

17.04.2013 by Planetmountain in Gear

Safety Information: Petzl ZIGZAG mechanical prusik

The French company Petzl has issued the following press release concerning the mechanical prusik ZIGZAG for arborists.

19.03.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Climbing Technology: the test results of Via Ferrata Sets with rope friction technology

Official press release from Climbing Technology concering their rope friction based Via Ferrata Sets.

25.02.2013 by Planetmountain in Gear

UIAA press release: Second wave of via ferrata set recalls within six months

We have received and published the press release of the UIAA concerning the second recall in the last six months of Rope-friction Via Ferrata sets. We hope that in the near future this official press release will be translated in the languages of other countries concerned. On their websites a selection of manufacturers have already published the steps that need to be followed for the recalled products.

20.12.2012 by Emanuele Pellizzari in Gear

Lab test of carabiners used at belay stations

A sample of carabiners and quickdraws have been tested and analised by Emanuele Pellizzari at the Italian Mountaineering Club Gear and Techniques laboratory at Taggì di Sopra, Villafranca Padovana, Padova, Italy.

02.08.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Recall of all Civetta II Full-Body Harnesses and Vertigo 400 Alpindonna Climbing Harnesses

To rule out any possible risk for the user, SALEWA has decided to recall some Civetta II full-body harnesses and Vertigo 400 Alpindonna harnesses as a precautionary measure.

09.06.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Climbing techniques: how to climb cracks #2

The final three videos with Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker explaining the climbing techniques needed for getting up cracks: offwidth, gear and gear placements and taping.

08.06.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

How to climb cracks

The first three short videos to learn the art of climbing cracks, a useful tutorial which examines everything from finger cracks to how to tape up

04.01.2012 by Planetmountain in Events

Planetmountain.com – the photo gallery online

Planetmountain.com goes online today with its Gallery, the zone dedicated to mountain photography, climbing, alpinism, trekking, and skiing, with currently more than 10,000 photos.

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