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  • 01.07.2015 Aaron Durogati set for Red Bull X-Alps 2015

    Aaron Durogati set for Red Bull X-Alps 2015

    Italian paraglider Aaron Durogati training for Red Bull X-Alps 2015. After his serious injury he resumed training after only a month and recovered fully for the world’s toughest adventure race.

  • 25.06.2015 Matterhorn Cervino 150, the great history of alpinism and the 150th anniversary celebration

    Matterhorn Cervino 150, the great history of alpinism and the 150th anniversary celebration

    From 10 to 19 July 2015, the Matterhorn, Valtournenche and Valle d'Aosta invite everyone to take part in the ten-day celebration of the 150th anniversary of the legendary first two ascents of the mountain. Mountaineering events and outdoor activities, mountain walks, theater, music, dance, cinema, theater and literature events have been organised to celebrate the great mountain , the epic achievements of its cavaliers Jean-Antoine Carrel and Edward Whymper, and all those who followed in their footsteps to make the Matterhorn and alpinism legendary.

  • 24.06.2015 Aaron Durogati full flight ahead to Red Bull X-Alps 2015

    Aaron Durogati full flight ahead to Red Bull X-Alps 2015

    Watch Aaron Durogati, the paragliding world champion, in training for the world's most spectacular adventure race: Red Bull X-Alps 2015. Over 1000km on foot or by paraglider, taking off on 5 July at Salzburg in Austriand landing in the Principality of Monaco.

  • 20.06.2015 Arc'teryx Alpine Academy 2015 on Mont Blanc

    Arc'teryx Alpine Academy 2015 on Mont Blanc

    From 12 - 14 June 2015 the 4th Arcteryx Alpine Academy took place at Chamonix. 340 participants from 25 countries took part in the event aimed at teaching mountain safety and improving mountain skills on Mont Blanc.

    Aaron Durogati set for Red Bull X-Alps 2015
    01.07.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Aaron Durogati set for Red Bull X-Alps 2015

    Italian paraglider Aaron Durogati training for Red Bull X-Alps 2015. After his serious injury he resumed training after only a month and recovered fully for the world’s toughest adventure race.

    Matterhorn Cervino 150, the great history of alpinism and the 150th anniversary celebration
    25.06.2015 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

    Matterhorn Cervino 150, the great history of alpinism and the 150th anniversary celebration

    From 10 to 19 July 2015, the Matterhorn, Valtournenche and Valle d'Aosta invite everyone to take part in the ten-day celebration of the 150th anniversary of the legendary first two ascents of the mountain. Mountaineering events and outdoor activities, mountain walks, theater, music, dance, cinema, theater and literature events have been organised to celebrate the great mountain , the epic achievements of its cavaliers Jean-Antoine Carrel and Edward Whymper, and all those who followed in their footsteps to make the Matterhorn and alpinism legendary.

    Aaron Durogati full flight ahead to Red Bull X-Alps 2015
    24.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Aaron Durogati full flight ahead to Red Bull X-Alps 2015

    Watch Aaron Durogati, the paragliding world champion, in training for the world's most spectacular adventure race: Red Bull X-Alps 2015. Over 1000km on foot or by paraglider, taking off on 5 July at Salzburg in Austriand landing in the Principality of Monaco.

    Arc'teryx Alpine Academy 2015 on Mont Blanc
    20.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

    Arc'teryx Alpine Academy 2015 on Mont Blanc

    From 12 - 14 June 2015 the 4th Arcteryx Alpine Academy took place at Chamonix. 340 participants from 25 countries took part in the event aimed at teaching mountain safety and improving mountain skills on Mont Blanc.

    Aaron Durogati: the Road to Red Bull X-Alps 2015
    19.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Aaron Durogati: the Road to Red Bull X-Alps 2015

    Preparations are in full swing a unique adventure race: watch Aaron Durogati, the only Italian taking part in Red Bull X-Alps 2015, the world’s most spectacular flight competition across the Alps.

    Glacier d'Argentière in the Mont Blanc massif
    18.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Glacier d'Argentière in the Mont Blanc massif

    Aerial footage of the Argentière glacier taken last week by Yannick Boissenot.

    Sass Pordoi South Face rockfall in the Dolomites

    Sass Pordoi South Face rockfall in the Dolomites

    The Alta Val di Fassa Mountain Guides inform about rockfall that has affected a section of the South Face of Sass Pordoi in the Dolomites and advise against climbing routes in the vicinity of the affected area.

    Red Bull X-Alps 2015: 10 reasons to follow the competition live
    11.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Red Bull X-Alps 2015: 10 reasons to follow the competition live

    After the prologue on 2 July, the world's toughest adventure race takes flight on 5 July 2015. 33 athletes from 18 nations will race for over 1000km, on foot or by paraglider, across Europe’s most spectacular scenery.

    Reequipping with 'marine' gear in Sardinia by Louis Piguet
    11.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Reequipping with 'marine' gear in Sardinia by Louis Piguet

    Maurizio Oviglia shares the information, provided by Louis Piguet, about the Swissman’s recent rebolting of some sport climbs in Sardinia located at the Buggerru sea cliff and at Cala Fuii (Cala Gonone).

    Mont Blanc and the world's highest resolution panorama photo
    05.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Environment

    Mont Blanc and the world's highest resolution panorama photo

    The extraordinary high resolution photograph taken by Filippo Blengini and the In2White team of the Mont Blanc range.

    Adventure Awards Days 2015 at Livigno
    27.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

    Adventure Awards Days 2015 at Livigno

    From the 27th of July to the 2nd of August 2015 Livigno will host the Adventure Awards Days, the international festival dedicated to adventure and exploration. Events are dedicated to running, trekking, yoga, mtb, photo and storytelling workshops and the first edition of BAM!, the European meeting of bicycle travelers and adventurers. Furthermore: meetings, shows, concerts at dawn, films and parties. Special guests include Paolo Rumiz, Cristiano Godano (voice of Marlene Kunz) and Willy Mulonia.

    Matteo Della Bordella wins Grignetta d'Oro 2015
    25.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Matteo Della Bordella wins Grignetta d'Oro 2015

    On Friday, May 22 at Lecco the Grignetta d'Oro 2015 was awarded to Matteo Della Bordella while Ivo Ferrari and Romano Benet received special mentions. The other alpinists in the running for the Italian mountaineering award were Hervé Barmasse, Simon Gietl, Tamara Lunger, Corrado Pesce, Francesco Salvaterra and Luca Schiera.

    Grignetta d'Oro: the 7 Italian finalists
    18.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Grignetta d'Oro: the 7 Italian finalists

    The names have been revealed of the seven mountaineers in the running for the Grignetta d’Oro, the Italian mountaineering award that will be celebrated on Friday 22 May at Lecco. The jury has selected the following alpinists: Hervé Barmasse, Matteo Della Bordella, Simon Gietl, Tamara Lunger, Corrado Pesce, Francesco Salvaterra and Luca Schiera.

    Dean Potter and Graham Hunt die in Yosemite accident
    18.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Dean Potter and Graham Hunt die in Yosemite accident

    On Saturday, 16/05/2015, the famous American climber Dean Potter and Graham Hunt lost their lives in a wingsuit accident in Yosemite Valley, USA.

    Namasté Oskar Piazza
    14.05.2015 by Manuel Lugli in Alpinism

    Namasté Oskar Piazza

    In remembrance of Oskar Piazza, mountain guide and member of the Mountain Rescue team who died in Nepal's devastating earthquake on 25 April 2015. By Manuel Lugli.

    New 7.3 earthquake strikes Nepal
    12.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Environment

    New 7.3 earthquake strikes Nepal

    At 12:35 local time today 12 May a violent new earthquake struck Nepal. According to the US Geological Survey the epicenter was close to Namche Bazar and therefore in the Everest area.

     Trento Film Festival: the winners of the 63rd edition
    11.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

    Trento Film Festival: the winners of the 63rd edition

    The Genziana d'Oro - Gran Premio Città di Trento of the 63rd edition of the Trento Film Festival was awarded to director Teboho Edkins for his film Coming of Age.

    Speed, records and alpinism. By Ivo Ferrari
    06.05.2015 by Ivo Ferrari in Alpinism

    Speed, records and alpinism. By Ivo Ferrari

    Speed and record-breaking alpinism seen (and experienced) by Ivo Ferrari.

    Get Vertical, the Salewa contest to win adventures in Australia and the Alps
    29.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

    Get Vertical, the Salewa contest to win adventures in Australia and the Alps

    Trekking, via ferrata, rock climbing in the Alps and in Australia: win an unforgettable experience with Get Vertical, the contest promoted by Salewa that runs through until 15 May 2015.

    Define Femmine, the Arc'teryx Canadian West Coast Adventure
    28.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Define Femmine, the Arc'teryx Canadian West Coast Adventure

    The Define Femmine contest promoted by Arc'teryx runs until 8 May 2015: four woman will be invited for a week long West Coast adventure to go climbing, kayaking and bouldering in Canada.

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