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  • 13.04.2015 Piolet d'Or 2015: the 3 ascent videos

    Piolet d'Or 2015: the 3 ascent videos

    The videos of the three Piolet d'Or 2015 winning ascents: the Fitz Roy Traverse by Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold, Thamserku by the Russians Alexander Gukov and Alexei Lonchinskiy and the ascent of Hagshu by the Slovenians Aleš Česen, Luka Lindič and Marko Prezelj.  The videos were produced for the award's ceremony of the Piolets d'Or 2015. Concept & editing Vinicio Stefanello (Planetmountain.com) and Francesco Mansutti (Studio Due) for Comune di Courmayeur and Centro Servizi Courmayeur srl.

  • 13.04.2015 Piolet d'Or 2015: the grande finale at Courmayeur

    Piolet d'Or 2015: the grande finale at Courmayeur

    On Saturday 11 April the awards ceremony of the 23rd Piolet d'Or, the Oscars of alpinism, were held at Courmayeur, Italy. Americans Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold, Russians Aleksander Gukov and Aleksey Lonchinsky and Slovenians Marko Prezelj, Ales Cesen and Luka Lindic were awarded the Piolet d'Or 2015. Britain’s Chris Bonington received the Piolet d'Or Carrière.

  • 10.04.2015 Piolet d'Or 2015: the world's mountaineering élite at Courmayeur and Chamonix

    Piolet d'Or 2015: the world's mountaineering élite at Courmayeur and Chamonix

    Courmayeur and Chamonix are the world’s mountaineering capital once again thanks to the Piolet d'Or 2015. The recipients of the 23rd edition of this prestigious award are Tommy Caldwell, Alex Honnold, Alexander Gukov, Alexei Lonchinskiy, Aleš Česen, Luka Lindič and Marko Prezelj. The 7th Piolet d'Or Carrière will be awarded to the great British mountaineer Chris Bonington.

  • 07.04.2015 Caravanserai 2015 Lou Vir Tound: a round trip

    Caravanserai 2015 Lou Vir Tound: a round trip

    The adventure of Sebastiano Audiso and Valter Perlino starts today: The two will combine climbing and cycling with the greater meaning of traveling: starting from and finishing at Kathmandu, they will cross the Himalayam cycling in between Nepal and Tibet past the sacred Mount Kailash and the the Tibetan 8000er Shisha Pangma. An ideal "samsara" that form part of their lives, so much so as to represent their entire existence. The prologue from Audisio's travel diary.

    Piolet d'Or 2015: the 3 ascent videos
    13.04.2015 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Piolet d'Or 2015: the 3 ascent videos

    The videos of the three Piolet d'Or 2015 winning ascents: the Fitz Roy Traverse by Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold, Thamserku by the Russians Alexander Gukov and Alexei Lonchinskiy and the ascent of Hagshu by the Slovenians Aleš Česen, Luka Lindič and Marko Prezelj.  The videos were produced for the award's ceremony of the Piolets d'Or 2015. Concept & editing Vinicio Stefanello (Planetmountain.com) and Francesco Mansutti (Studio Due) for Comune di Courmayeur and Centro Servizi Courmayeur srl.

    Piolet d'Or 2015: the grande finale at Courmayeur
    13.04.2015 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Piolet d'Or 2015: the grande finale at Courmayeur

    On Saturday 11 April the awards ceremony of the 23rd Piolet d'Or, the Oscars of alpinism, were held at Courmayeur, Italy. Americans Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold, Russians Aleksander Gukov and Aleksey Lonchinsky and Slovenians Marko Prezelj, Ales Cesen and Luka Lindic were awarded the Piolet d'Or 2015. Britain’s Chris Bonington received the Piolet d'Or Carrière.

    Piolet d'Or 2015: the world's mountaineering élite at Courmayeur and Chamonix
    10.04.2015 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Piolet d'Or 2015: the world's mountaineering élite at Courmayeur and Chamonix

    Courmayeur and Chamonix are the world’s mountaineering capital once again thanks to the Piolet d'Or 2015. The recipients of the 23rd edition of this prestigious award are Tommy Caldwell, Alex Honnold, Alexander Gukov, Alexei Lonchinskiy, Aleš Česen, Luka Lindič and Marko Prezelj. The 7th Piolet d'Or Carrière will be awarded to the great British mountaineer Chris Bonington.

    Caravanserai 2015 Lou Vir Tound: a round trip
    07.04.2015 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Caravanserai 2015 Lou Vir Tound: a round trip

    The adventure of Sebastiano Audiso and Valter Perlino starts today: The two will combine climbing and cycling with the greater meaning of traveling: starting from and finishing at Kathmandu, they will cross the Himalayam cycling in between Nepal and Tibet past the sacred Mount Kailash and the the Tibetan 8000er Shisha Pangma. An ideal "samsara" that form part of their lives, so much so as to represent their entire existence. The prologue from Audisio's travel diary.

    I believe. By Ivo Ferrari
    26.03.2015 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    I believe. By Ivo Ferrari

    Ivo Ferrari and the story of a peg, about truth and memories.

    Aaron Durogati and Red Bull X-Alps 2015, interview with the only Italian competitor
    23.03.2015 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Aaron Durogati and Red Bull X-Alps 2015, interview with the only Italian competitor

    Interview with Aaron Durogati, the winner of the World Cup 2012, one of 33 athletes (and only Italian) who will take part in the Red Bull X-Alps 2015, the world's most spectacular adventure race that begins on 5 July and crosses 6 different countries and 1000km course on foot or by paraglider.

    Red Bull X-Alps 2015 route revealed
    20.03.2015 di Planetmountain in Competitions

    Red Bull X-Alps 2015 route revealed

    On 5 July the Red Bull X-Alps 2015 gets underway, the world's most spectacular adventure race across 6 different countries and via a 1000km course on foot or by paraglider.

    Piolet d'Or 2015 and the big list of 58 climbs
    20.02.2015 di 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 Piolet 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.

    Hansjörg Auer - Glimpse
    10.02.2015 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Hansjörg Auer - Glimpse

    Video protrait of Austrian alpinist Hansjörg Auer.

    SCARPA: recall F1 Evo and F1 Evo Wmn
    03.02.2015 di Planetmountain in Gear

    SCARPA: recall F1 Evo and F1 Evo Wmn

    SCARPA recalls F1 Evo and F1 Evo WMN from the market

    Piolets d'Or 2015: Chris Bonington to receive Lifetime Achievement Award
    27.01.2015 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Piolets d'Or 2015: Chris Bonington to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

    From 9 - 12 April 2015 Courmayeur and Chamonix become the world’s mountaineering capital with the 23 edition of the Piolets d’Or, the most prestigious mountaineering award. Britain’s Sir Chris Bonington will receive the Piolet d'Or Carrière - the Lifetime Achievement Award.

    Vanessa François and her Mont Blanc Cosmic Bivouac
    03.12.2014 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Vanessa François and her Mont Blanc Cosmic Bivouac

    The video of disabled French alpinist Vanessa François and her bivouac on the Grande Gendarme of Arête des Cosmiques (Mont Blanc) together with Liv Sansoz.

    Your Land by The North Face
    18.11.2014 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Your Land by The North Face

    The video Your Land by The North Face that celebrates the most isolated, and least isolated places on this planet.

    National Geographic People's Choice Adventurer of the Year
    12.11.2014 di Planetmountain in Books-press

    National Geographic People's Choice Adventurer of the Year

    From 07/11/2014 to 31/01/2015 you can cast your vote online for the National Geographic Adventurer of the Year 2014. Nominees include Tommy Caldwell, Kit DesLauriers, Will Gadd, Wasfia Nazreen and Ueli Steck.

    Un giorno a Wamba - Padova première
    07.11.2014 di Planetmountain in Events

    Un giorno a Wamba - Padova première

    On Friday 7 November 2014 at Padova the film premier "Un giorno a Wamba". Directed by Francesco Mansutti and Vinicio Stefanello, this documentary was filmed in the small village Wamba immersed in the rainforest of the Democratic Republic of Congo where S.O.S – Solidarietà Organizzazione Sviluppo operates. The film celebrates 25 years of activity of this NGO.

    Hanspeter Eisendle wins Paul Preuss award
    05.11.2014 di Planetmountain in Events

    Hanspeter Eisendle wins Paul Preuss award

    South Tyrolean alpinist Hanspeter Eisendle was awarded the Paul Preuss prize during the Kiku International Mountain Summit (IMS) at Brixen, Italy.

    Clean and Honest Mountaineering: Reality or Illusion? The conference at the Brixen IMS
    17.10.2014 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Clean and Honest Mountaineering: Reality or Illusion? The conference at the Brixen IMS

    On Saturday 18 October 18 the International Mountain Summit at Brixen will hold the conference "Clean and Honest Mountaineering: Reality or Illusion?" Organised by the Master in Mountain Medicine and its director Dr. Luigi Festi, this conference will attempt to provide a definition to doping in the mountains and set guidelines that aims to raise awareness and increase safety in high altitude mountaineering.

    Has exploratory alpinism failed?
    10.10.2014 di Manuel Lugli in Alpinism

    Has exploratory alpinism failed?

    Starting from a recent statement by Reinhold Messner, Manuel Lugli discusses the presumed end of “traditional” and exploratory alpinism.

     Curiosity, with Rory Bosio, Timothy Olson and Hal Koerner
    28.09.2014 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Curiosity, with Rory Bosio, Timothy Olson and Hal Koerner

    The video Curiosity by The North Face featuring the athletes Rory Bosio, Timothy Olson and Hal Koerner and their quest to run the Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc 2014.

    International Mountain Summit: a meeting and a discussion about alpinism, doping, culture and the environment
    19.09.2014 di Planetmountain in Alpinism

    International Mountain Summit: a meeting and a discussion about alpinism, doping, culture and the environment

    At the International Mountain Summit 2014, that will take place in Brixen, Italy, from 16 - 21 October there are two important days organised by the Master in Mountain Medicine and his director Dott. Luigi Festi. The first, on 17 October, is entitled 'A mountain of words, images, emotions, colors' while the second on 18 October is entitled 'Clean and Honest Mountaineering: Reality or Illusion?' and will host an international meeting discussing the use of doping in alpinism and mountain sports.

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