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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

05.12.2015 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Armin Holzer, the last flight of the air's spirit

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.

25.11.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

UIAA recommends titanium bolts only for marine crags

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.

25.11.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Alex Honnold, video portrait and climbing trip to Angola

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.

19.11.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

Highline Meeting Monte Piana 2015 video

The trailer of the 4th Highline Meeting Monte Piana that took place in September 2015 above Misurina in the Dolomites.

24.10.2015 by Planetmountain in Environment

Massive rockfall from Rocher du Mel de la Niva in Switzerland

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.

21.10.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

The videos of the Lombardy Mountain Guides

The video channel of the Lombardy Mountain Guides that deals with various mountain themes such as mountaineering and rock climbing.

13.10.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Chris Bonington - Life and Climbs selected for Banff and Graz Mountain Film Festivals

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.

07.10.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

The North Face Night Ray Outdoor Fest in the Verdon Gorge

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.

06.10.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

Jure's Challenge, for Nataljia Gros and Ela Breceljnik

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.

22.09.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

Highline Meeting Monte Piana 2015

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.

15.09.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

The Dolomites embrace human rights

On Sunday 13 September 2015 a gigantic human chain was formed beneath the Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Dolomites, promoted by Amnesty International Italy to call for freedom, justice and peace.

14.09.2015 by Luca Tamburini in Alpinism

Campanile Basso: first ever Base Jump by Maurizio di Palma - the video

On 9 September 2015 Maurizio di Palma carried out the first BASE jump off Campanile Basso (2877m, Brenta Dolomites). The jump video and report by Luca Tamburini.

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