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10.04.2014 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Bernardo Gimenez photography interview. Observing the mountains #2

Interview with Argentine photographer Bernardo Gimenez who has made the mountains, rock climbing and alpinism are his favourite photo set. By Marco Ferrario.

08.04.2014 by Planetmountain in Events

Adventure Awards Days 2014 at Livigno

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.

02.04.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolets d'Or photos 2014

More than 50 photos documenting the Piolets d'Or 2014 that took place at Courmayeur, Italy, on 29/03/2014.

29.03.2014 by Planetmountain in Events

Ueli Steck and Raphael Slawinsky & Ian Welsted win the Piolets d'Or 2014

The Piolets d'Or 2014 was assigned this evening in Courmayeur to two ascents: the NW Face of K6 climbed by Raphael Slawinsky and Ian Welsted and the South Face of Annapurna climbed solo by Ueli Steck. The South Face of Annapurna ascent carried out by da Stephane Benoist and Yannick Graziani received a Special Mention from the Jury, while the "Walter Bonatti" Lifetime Achievement award was given to John Roskelley.

29.03.2014 by Planetmountain in Events

Piolets d'Or 2014 live on twitter

This evening at 21:00 at Courmayeur the award's ceremony of the Piolets d'Or 2014. All updates on twitter.

28.03.2014 by Daniela Zangrando in Interviews

Coffee break #0

The numerous facets of alpinism, that go beyond mountaineering, encountered when you lease expect it. The first act by Daniela Zangrando with her Coffee break, a space to let thoughts and fantasies fluctuate within these free moments of rest.

27.03.2014 by Teddy Soppelsa in Environment

Shepherds and Alpine guides. Worlds apart?

Shepherds and alpine guides, two professions connected to the mountains and nature that, in this frenetically changing world, can inspire us in day-to-day life and live out our passions without forgetting our roots. By Teddy Soppelsa for Good For Alps, magazine AKU trekking & outdoor footwear.

25.03.2014 by Planetmountain in Trekking

National Week of hiking 2014 - more than 60 itineraries in the Dolomites heritage humanity

The XVI National Week of hiking CAI will take place from June 28 to July 6, 2014 on more than 60 paths around Cadore and Cortina, in the province of Belluno, Dolomites.

24.03.2014 by Planetmountain in Events

Piolets d'Or 2014, Courmayeur and Chamonix gear up for a prestigious celebration

From 26 - 29 March the international meeting with the alpinism "Oscar" returns to Chamonix and Courmayeur on the two sides of Mont Blanc: a great jury will select the best climb in 2013, while American alpinist John Roskelley will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. Numerous events, including the meeting with Italian writer and climber Erri De Luca on 27 March at Courmayeur.

18.03.2014 by Ivo Ferrari in Alpinism

For Marco Anghileri

The thoughts of Ivo Ferrari for his friend Marco Anghileri.

17.03.2014 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Marco Anghileri has left us

Marco Anghileri 'Butch', 41 years old, great alpinist from Lecco and member of the Gamma climbing club, extremely well known, loved and held in high regard by the entire mountaineering world, has died on the Central Pillar of Mont Blanc. The body was recovered this morning by the Valle d'Aosta Mountain Rescue service.

27.02.2014 by Planetmountain in Events

Piolets d'Or 2014, the five nominations for the 22nd edition

From the most remote mountains in Nepal and Pakistan to the frozen lands of Alaska, via the imposing Masherbrum massif and symbollic Annapurna. Five ascents, carried out by some of the world's most talented alpinists, are in the running for Piolets d'Or 2014, the most important mountaineering award that will be celebrated from 26 - 29 March 2014 at Courmayeur and Chamonix, at the foot of Mont Blanc.

12.02.2014 by Planetmountain in Books-press

Kilian Jornet Burgada voted People's Choice Adventurer of the Year

Spanish skyrunning ultrarunner Kilian Jornet Burgada has been named the 2014 National Geographic People’s Choice Adventurer of the Year.

12.02.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

The Balloon Highline

The video of the highline between two hot air ballons by Sébastien Montaz-Rosset.

10.02.2014 by Planetmountain in Events

Piolets d'Or 2014, the big list

The complete list of all 2013 ascents taken into consideration by the Piolets d'Or, from which the choice of nominees for the Piolets d'Or 2014 will be made.

04.02.2014 by Bernard Amy in Alpinism

In defence of alpinism, the speech by Bernard Amy to the Italian Academic Alpine Club

The speech by well known French mountaineer and writer Bernard Amy, on the occasion of his appointment as an honorary member of the Italian Academic Alpine Club, Turin, 26 October 2013.

25.01.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Climbers against Cancer celebrates first year!

Climbers against Cancer, the charity initiated by John Ellison aimed at raising awareness and gathering funds for cancer research, celebrates its first year of activity.

24.01.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

The Piolets d’Or 2014 international Jury announced: George Lowe president

George Lowe, Erri De Luca, Catherine Destivelle, Denis Urubko, Lin Sung Muk and Karin Steinbach are the members of the highly expertPiolets d'Or 2014 Jury, with complementary approaches, endowed with a mountain spirit transcending the framework and limits of the discipline

10.12.2013 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Rossana Podestà has left us

Rossana Podestà died in Rome today aged 79. The famous Italian actress was also life partner of Walter Bonatti.

05.12.2013 by Planetmountain in Events

La Montagna di Babele at Padova: theatre, exhibitions, cinema and events

On Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th of December the first edition of La Montagna di Babele will take place in Padua, Italy. Highline with Armin Holzer and Ale D'Emilia, the theatre piece "A way of being, words by and about Walter Bonatti" with Vasco Mirandola and Piccola Bottega Baltazar, urban trekking, films, exhibitions and events dedicated to the mountains as a place for thought and contemplation.

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