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.
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.
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.
Tancrède Melet, the French artist and acrobat perished on Tuesday 5 January 2016 at Diois in France.
Footage of the ski base jump off the Eiger carried out in April 2015 by American athlete JT Holmes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Interview with American alpinist, photographer and filmmaker Jimmy Chin. By Alessandra Raggio
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.
Maurizio Oviglia discusses the new document produced by the UIAA (the International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation) which outlines management strategies for individual climbers, bolters and manufacturers for anchor safety and bolting of sport climbs at seaside crags.
Two videos about American rock climber Alex Honnold: a video portrait filmed by Fred Moix and the trailer of a trip to Angola where, apart from climbing, he initiated a pilot program of home solar systems for the local population.
The trailer of the 4th Highline Meeting Monte Piana that took place in September 2015 above Misurina in the Dolomites.
On Monday 19/10/2015 impressive rockfall took place on on Rocher du Mel de la Niva above the village of Evolène in the Swiss Alps.
The video channel of the Lombardy Mountain Guides that deals with various mountain themes such as mountaineering and rock climbing.
The film about Chris Bonington has been selected as one of the finalists of the 2015 Banff Mountain Film Festival and of Mountainfilm Graz 2015.
On 12 September the Gorge du Verdon, France, hosted The North Face Nightray Outdoor Fest, an all night celebration of everything to do with exploration organized by The North Face.
In mid-October four alpinists from Iceland will attempt to climb 6 mountains in Slovenia to raise funds for Slovenian sports climber Natalija Gros and her daughter Ela Breceljnik, daughter of the filmmaker Jure Breceljnik who died last July aged 41.
From 10 - 15 September 2015 the Highline Meeting Monte Piana took place close to Misurina in the Dolomites. More than 350 highliners from 20 countries participated in this non-competitive event, during which a new highline world record was set and a hammock rainbow was created to symbolise peace, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War.