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22.08.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Großglockner rescue helicopter crash and miracle escape caught on camera

The dramatic video of a helicopter crashing during a mountain rescue operation on Großglockner, Austria's highest peak. Miraculously everyone escaped practically unharmed. Vittorio Messini, Mountain Guide and member of the Austrian Alpine Rescue, provides insight into the accident.

20.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Tre Cime di Lavaredo winter enchainment by Simon Gietl and Michi Wohlleben

Winter mountaineering: on 17/03/2017 the alpinists Simon Gietl and Michi Wohlleben completed the traverse of the Tre Cime di Lavaredo - Drei Zinnen - in the Dolomites, climbing Cima Ovest, Cima Grande, Cima Piccola, Punta di Frida and Cima Piccolissima in 9 hours 15 minutes. This is certainly the first time the enchainment is carried out in winter.

19.01.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Tre Cime di Lavaredo winter trilogy by Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini

Winter mountaineering: on 31/12/2016 at the Tre Cime di Lavaredo in the Dolomites the alpinists Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini climbed in a singole day Via Comici-Dimai on Cima Grande (in 1:45), the Cassin route up Cima Ovest (2:45) and the Innerkofler route up Cima Piccola (1:15).

30.12.2016 by Vittorio Messini in Alpinism

Felbertal, another big new icefall up Hochbirghöhe in the High Tauern

On 23/12/2016 the mountain guides Vittorio Messini and Isidor Poppeller made the first ascent of 'Pinzga Stier' (WI5, 1200m), a new ice climb up Hochbirghöhe in Austria.

14.12.2016 by Vittorio Messini in Alpinism

Hochbirghöhe: new ice and mixed climb in Austria’s High Tauern

The report by Vittorio Messini who together with Isidor Poppeller and Matthias Wurzer made the first ascent of 'Mehr denn je Hintersee' (800m, M7+ WI6+ 08/12/2016), a new ice and mixed climb up the NE Face of Hochbirghöhe (2767m), High Tauern, Austria.

08.11.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Tre Cime di Lavaredo, on Cima Grande Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini establish Das Erbe der Väter

Interview with South Tyrol’s Simon Gietl who, together with, Vittorio Messini made the first ascent of ‘Das Erbe der Väter’ up the North Face of Cima Grande di Lavaredo in the Dolomites. After sharing a start with Via Comici, the new route runs to the right, breaches difficulties up to IX-, and was established ground-up without bolts.

21.04.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Alpinism: new climb on Großglockner in Austria

On 05/04/2016 the Austrian alpinists Vittorio Messini and Matthias Wurzer made the first ascent of Südwandwächter (M5, WI4+, 600m), a new mixed climb up the South Face of Grossglockner (3798m) in Austria.

02.02.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Eispark Osttirol, the new ice climbing venue in Austria

The Eispark Osttirol, a new ice climbing crag with approximately 50 artificial icefalls, has been inaugurated close to the Matreier Tauernhaus in East Tirol, Austria.

14.01.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

El Nino, new Hochgasser mixed climb by Vittorio Messini and Matthias Wurzer

In early January 2016 Vittorio Messini and Matthias Wurzer made the first ascent of El Nino (M7, 120m) a new mixed climb on Hochgasser, East Tirol, Austria.

26.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Neolit and Spaßbremse, two new rock climbs in the Dolomites by Simon Gietl

On Piz dla Dorada, above Colfosco in Alta Badia, Dolomites, Simon Gietl has established two new multi-pitch rock climbs: Neolit together with Vittorio Messini and Spaßbremse together with Andrea Oberbacher.

05.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Eiserne Jungfrau, Gietl and Messini climb new variation up Rauhe Gaisl

Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini have made the first ascent of Eiserne Jungfrau, a new mixed ice climb variation up Rauhe Gaisl, Pragser Tal, Dolomites.

20.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolet d'Or 2015 and the big list of 58 climbs

58 ascents carried out in 2014 have been included in the "Big list" of the Piolets d'Or, the most prestigious mountaineering award that will be celebrated between 9 - 12 April, 2015 at Courmayeur and Chamonix, at the foot of Mont Blanc.

05.12.2014 by Simon Gietl in Alpinism

Wasserkopf, new Rieserferner mixed and ice climb by Gietl and Messini

On 25/11/2014 Simon Gietl and Vittorio Messini made the first ascent of Hakuna Matata (V, M6 650m), a new mixed and ice climbup the North Face of Wasserkopf (3135m), Rieserferner group, Tauern Alps. The new route crosses, at 2/3 height, the line first climbed in 1977 by Werner Beikircher and Hans Kammerlander.

19.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Alpine climbs in China by Simon Gietl, Daniel Tavernini and Vittorio Messini

In October 2014 Simon Gietl, Daniel Tavernini and Vittorio Messini carried out a series of alpine ascents in the Minya Konka massif, Sichuan, China.

12.02.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Eisarena Umbaltal, new ice climbing in Austria

A series of new ice climbs and mixed routes have been established at a new ice climbing area called Eisarena Umbaltal, in East Tirol, Austria.

05.12.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

New mixed climbs up Hochgasser in Austria

Two new routes have been established up the NW Face of Hochgasser in Austria: Ben Gassa and Wurzer Rinne.

07.11.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Großer Falkenstein, new multi-pitch climb in Austria

Vittorio Messini and Isidor Poppeller have made the first ascent of Die Ritter der Kokosnuss up Großer Falkenstein, Austria.

28.05.2012 by Vittorio Messini in Alpinism

Großglockner North Face

The North Face of Grossglockner: Pallavicinirinne and Mayerlrampe introduced by Vittorio Messini, Mountain Guide Kals am Großglockner.

Ski mountaineering in the Upper Tauern, East Tirol, Austria

Figerhorn, Langschneid and Hochgasser, three ski mountaineering itineraries in the Upper Tauern, East Tirol, Austria, introduced by Vittorio Messini, Mountain Guide Kals am Großglockner.

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