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  • 06.07.2015 Giovanni Spitale and the 'discovery' of the Buso dea Torta cave

    Giovanni Spitale and the 'discovery' of the Buso dea Torta cave

    The video filmed by Matteo Mocellin that documents the 'discovery' of the mysterious Buso dea Torta da parte cave in Northern Italy on behalf of Giovanni Spitale and Angela Bonato.

  • 06.07.2015 Red Bull X-Alps 2015: the start!

    Red Bull X-Alps 2015: the start!

    Yesterday in Salzburg, Austria, the Red Bull X-Alps 2015 got underway. 32 athletes from 18 different nations will head towards the Principality of Monaco. Over 1000 km by paraglider on foot, across some of the most spectacular scenery in Europe.

  • 02.07.2015 Matterhorn Cervino 150: 10 days of celebrations to mark the anniversary of the first two ascents

    Matterhorn Cervino 150: 10 days of celebrations to mark the anniversary of the first two ascents

    In order to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first two ascents of the Matterhorn, from 10 to 19 July 2015 at Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche, the Italian Region of Valle d'Aosta and the Municipality of Valtournenche invite everyone to take part in 10 days of climbing events, culture, sports, music and entertainment to celebrate the Cervino. The activities are open to all, free or at discount rates, registration obligatory by 3 July.

  • 02.07.2015 Red Bull X-Alps 2015: prolgue today, the race begins Sunday

    Red Bull X-Alps 2015: prolgue today, the race begins Sunday

    With today's prologue of the Red Bull X-Alps, the countdown has begun for the world's toughest adventure race. On Sunday 5 July 32 athletes from 18 nations will race for over 1000km, on foot or by paraglider, across Europe’s most spectacular scenery.

    Giovanni Spitale and the 'discovery' of the Buso dea Torta cave
    06.07.2015 di Giovani Spitale in Alpinism

    Giovanni Spitale and the 'discovery' of the Buso dea Torta cave

    The video filmed by Matteo Mocellin that documents the 'discovery' of the mysterious Buso dea Torta da parte cave in Northern Italy on behalf of Giovanni Spitale and Angela Bonato.

    Red Bull X-Alps 2015: the start!
    06.07.2015 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Red Bull X-Alps 2015: the start!

    Yesterday in Salzburg, Austria, the Red Bull X-Alps 2015 got underway. 32 athletes from 18 different nations will head towards the Principality of Monaco. Over 1000 km by paraglider on foot, across some of the most spectacular scenery in Europe.

    Matterhorn Cervino 150: 10 days of celebrations to mark the anniversary of the first two ascents
    02.07.2015 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Matterhorn Cervino 150: 10 days of celebrations to mark the anniversary of the first two ascents

    In order to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first two ascents of the Matterhorn, from 10 to 19 July 2015 at Breuil-Cervinia Valtournenche, the Italian Region of Valle d'Aosta and the Municipality of Valtournenche invite everyone to take part in 10 days of climbing events, culture, sports, music and entertainment to celebrate the Cervino. The activities are open to all, free or at discount rates, registration obligatory by 3 July.

    Red Bull X-Alps 2015: prolgue today, the race begins Sunday
    02.07.2015 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Red Bull X-Alps 2015: prolgue today, the race begins Sunday

    With today's prologue of the Red Bull X-Alps, the countdown has begun for the world's toughest adventure race. On Sunday 5 July 32 athletes from 18 nations will race for over 1000km, on foot or by paraglider, across Europe’s most spectacular scenery.

    Aaron Durogati set for Red Bull X-Alps 2015
    01.07.2015 di 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 di 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 di 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 di 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 di 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 di 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 di 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 di 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).

    Adventure Awards Days 2015 at Livigno
    27.05.2015 di 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 di 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 di 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 di 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.

    Nepal I love you #1
    15.05.2015 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Nepal I love you #1

    The video Nepal I love you #1 by Camp 4 Collective and the appeal to admire the extraordinary beauty of this country, to help tourism return and to help this territory after the massive earthquake that has put this country in serious difficulty.

    Namasté Oskar Piazza
    14.05.2015 di 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 di 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.

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