Climbers such as Sean McColl, Sasha DiGiulian and Edu Marin have accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge, the campaign aimed at raising awareness and funds for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
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!
On 13/08/2014 six alpinists were found dead on Aiguille d'Argentiere in the Mont Blanc massif.
Friday, August 29, 2014 Arco Rock Legends celebrates its ninth edition by assigning, during the Rock Master Festival, the two prestigious sport climbing Oscars entitled Salewa Rock Award and La Sportiva Competition Award. Those nominated for the Salewa Rock Award are Alexander Megos, Adam Ondra and Muriel Sarkany, while Sachi Amma, Urko Carmona Barandiaran and Dimitri Sharafudtinov have been nominated for the La Sportiva Competition Award. The Climbing Ambassador by Aquafil award will be assigned to the Italian writer, sculptor, alpinist and rock climber Mauro Corona.
The video in which the Nicolini family, along with the staff of Rifugio Pedrotti alla Tosa, recall the 150th anniversary of the first traverse of the Bocca di Brenta made by John Ball, with some mountain guides Molveno, in the summer of 1864. A simple and sincere way of remembering and showing gratitude to these great mountain explorers.
It ended the XVI National Week of excursions organized by the CAI between the valleys of the Cadore and Cortina, in the province of Belluno from June 28 to July 6, 2014.
For summer 2014 the Dolomites Paganella APT (tourist board), the Molveno Holiday consortium and the Municipality of Molveno have organised a series of events related to the world of mountaineering and hiking, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first crossing of the Brenta Group.
Walking is part of everyday life but it is also a way of thinking and our freest and deepest thoughts come to us as we walk. By Teddy Soppelsa for Good For Alps, magazine AKU trekking & outdoor footwear.
The alpinists Hervé Barmasse and Emilio Previtali will receive the Adventure Awards 2014. The prizes will be awarded on 25 July, 2014 in Livigno, Italy, during the second edition of the Adventure Awards Days that place from 22 to 27 July 2014.
Not only hiking but also many cultural events between Cadore and Ampezzo
Authorities of the Huascaran National Park, Cordillera Blanca, Peru, are attempting to impose rules that oblige trekkers and climbers to hire local guides.
Farmers -The mountains are not an amusement park. They are first and foremost our home and our livelihood
Farming in the mountains has taken on a new role, promoting the local economy and having positive effects on the environment and society. Three great stories of farmers capable of combining tradition with innovation
The thoughts of Manuel Lugli about the ascent of Kangchenjunga carried out on 17/05/2014 by the Italian alpinists Romano Benet and Nives Meroi.
Ilio De Biasio, one of the strongest climbers and mountaineers in the Dolomites, died aged 59 on 9 April 2014 during a ski mountaineering trip to Monte Pavione, Alpi Feltrine, Dolomites. The thoughts by Toni Zuech.
All major commercial expeditions operating on Nepal's South side of Everest have called off their expeditons following the deadly avalanche that killed 16 Sherpas on 18 April 2014.
Interview with Simone Moro after the tragic avalanche on Everest on 18 April 2014 that caused the deaths of at least 13 Sherpa.
The mountains are a harsh and at the same time fragile environment that needs to be treated with care. The wealth and stability of the mountain ecosystems are directly linked to the presence of man and the effects of a lack of maintenance in the mountains can be felt down in the valleys. Those who carry out maintenance and repairs in the mountains have changed, from farmers to institutions. By Teddy Soppelsa for Good For Alps, magazine AKU trekking & outdoor footwear.
The report by Paolo Tassi of the 5th edition of the Freeride Challenge Punta Nera 2014, three days of freeride, ski mountaineering and bouldering at Cortina.
Interview with Argentine photographer Bernardo Gimenez who has made the mountains, rock climbing and alpinism are his favourite photo set. By Marco Ferrario.
From 22 - 27 July 2014 at Livigno, Italy, the second edition of Adventure Awards Days, a festival dedicated to adventure: to live, tell and share.