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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.

Mario Dalmaviva, a tribute by PlanetMountain

Last week Mario Dalmaviva left us after loosing his long battle against illness. In 2000, as director of Vivalda Editori, he played a vital role in the birth of PlanetMountain.

07.06.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Ragni di Lecco, 70 years of history and alpinism in a film

The trailer of Ragni, the new film by Filippo Salvioni that celebrates 70 years of extraordinary climbing and mountaineering by the Italian mountaineering club Ragni della Grignetta, known to all as the Ragni di Lecco.

12.05.2016 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Nanga Parbat film - Reinhold Messner, Günther Messner and choices

PlayAlpinismo films: Nanga Parbat by Joseph Vilsmaier is the story of Reinhold and Günther Messner, of their great first ascent of the Nanga Parbat Rupal Face, of a tragedy and how a mountain can mark someone's destiny. The film review by Vinicio Stefanello.

03.05.2016 by Vinicio Stefanello in Climbing

Melloblocco 2016: I'm lost!

For those who are lost in climbing or want to get lost climbing, the date is set from 5 to 8 May in Val Masino - Val di Mello, Italy, for the world’s most famous international bouldering meeting, Melloblocco 2016.

02.05.2016 by Francesca Colesanti in Alpinism

Alex Lowe and David Bridges: bodies found in the Himalaya, 16 years after struck by avalanche

The bodies of Alex Lowe, one of the strongest American mountaineers of all time, and David Bridges, have been discovered in the Himalaya 16 years after having been swept away by an avalanche while climbing Shishapangma (8027m), Tibet. Their remains were discovered by Swiss alpinist Ueli Steck and his German counterpart David Göttler.

19.04.2016 by Ivo Ferrari in Books-press

Joe Tasker, alpinism and its Savage arena

A book for dreamers: Savage arena by Joe Tasker. A story about a form of alpinism that has perhaps disappeared but which has certainly left its mark in history. The book review by Ivo Ferrari.

15.04.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Fitz Roy, Cerro Torre and Patagonia: the glaciers 100 years on

The expedition in Patagonia led by Italian photographer Fabiano Ventura to document the effects of over 100 years of climate change as part of multi-year project "On the trails of the glaciers" has taken photos of Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre and compared them to those taken by Alberto Maria De Agostini.

30.03.2016 by Roberto Iannilli in Alpinism

Lino D'Angelo farewell

Lino D’Angelo, the man and mountaineer who came to represent Gran Sasso and Pietracamela, died in L'Aquila at the age of 95. An important piece of the history of mountaineering. The obituary by Roberto Iannilli.

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.

26.01.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolets d'Or 2016 moves to La Grave-La Meije

The press release of the 24th edition of the prestigious international mountaineering award Piolet d’Or that will be celebrated from 14 - 17 April 2016 at La Grave-La Meije, France.

23.01.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Mont Blanc on Google Street View

Google has published a Street View exploration of the Mont Blanc, produced together with Kilian Jornet Burgada, Catherine Destivelle, Patrick Gabarrou, Corrado Korra Pesce, Laetitia Roux, Ueli Steck, Candide Thovex and photographers Jonathan Griffith, Renan Ozturk, Sender Films.

07.01.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Tancrède Melet, salut l'artiste

Tancrède Melet, the French artist and acrobat perished on Tuesday 5 January 2016 at Diois in France.

01.01.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

The Eiger jump by JT Holmes

Footage of the ski base jump off the Eiger carried out in April 2015 by American athlete JT Holmes.

31.12.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Aντίο Chris Boukoros

Christos Boukoros, one of Greece’s premier outdoor photographers, died on Wednesday 30 December 2015 in a car crash while traveling from Volos to Larissa.

28.12.2015 by Nicholas Hobley in Climbing

John Ellison, founder of Climbers against Cancer, passes away

On Sunday 27 December 2015 John Ellison, the founder of the charity Climbers against Cancer, passed away. In the space of just a few years the inspirational Englishman achieved the unprecedented feat of bringing the entire climbing community together through CAC, aimed at raising awareness about cancer and gathering funds for research against this disease.

21.12.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Climbing advent calendar with Vertical-Life: Monte Cucco at Finale Ligure

Download free of charge today’s crag in the climbing advent calendar by Vertical Life and planetmountain.com: Monte Cucco at Finale Ligure with 293 climbs up to 8c.

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.

11.12.2015 by Alessandra Raggio in Interviews

Jimmy Chin: adventure in a photograph

Interview with American alpinist, photographer and filmmaker Jimmy Chin. By Alessandra Raggio

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