More than 50 photos documenting the Piolets d'Or 2014 that took place at Courmayeur, Italy, on 29/03/2014.
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.
This evening at 21:00 at Courmayeur the award's ceremony of the Piolets d'Or 2014. All updates on twitter.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The thoughts of Ivo Ferrari for his friend Marco Anghileri.
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.
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.
Spanish skyrunning ultrarunner Kilian Jornet Burgada has been named the 2014 National Geographic People’s Choice Adventurer of the Year.
The video of the highline between two hot air ballons by Sébastien Montaz-Rosset.
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.
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.
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.
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
Rossana Podestà died in Rome today aged 79. The famous Italian actress was also life partner of Walter Bonatti.
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.
Video interview with Ueli Steck, conducted by Hervè Barmasse, after the historic solo ascent of the Annapurna South Face (8091m, Himalaya, Nepal) on 9 October 2013.
After the success of the first night on 25 November, today and tomorrow the screenings continue to remember Canadian ski and BASE jumping champion Shane McConkey.