Planetmountain.com - Latest news http://www.planetmountain.com/English/News/index.html PlanetMountain.com, Climbing, mountaineering, skiing, trekking, off-piste, bouldering in Italy, Alps, Himalaya, Dolomites. en-EN Copyright 1996-2012, PlanetMountain.com info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41739 Everest avalanche: search operation called off After three days of searching the rescue operation on Everest has been called off today. The official death toll is 13 Sherpa dead and 3 missing. The entire spring mountaineering season is now uncertain. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41739 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:58:58 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41738 Getu petition to save China's National Park is now online A petition has now been started to stop the destruction of the Getu National Park in China. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41738 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:49:36 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41737 Everest avalanche: interview with Simone Moro Interview with Simone Moro after the tragic avalanche on Everest on 18 April 2014 that caused the deaths of at least 13 Sherpa. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41737 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:09:21 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41736 Tragic Everest avalanche, numerous victims In the early hours of this morning an avalanche swept down the flanks of Everest on the Nepalese side of the mountain. At least six Sherpa have died, while numerous other climbers are reported missing. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41736 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:59:58 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41735 Nicola Vonarburg climbs hard at Grotta di Mezzegra At Grotta di Mezzegra in Italy, 41-year-old Swiss climber Nicola Vonarburg has repeated Vamos 8c and Vamos Concita Martinez 8b+. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41735 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:04:42 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41733 St Alban, dry tooling in Québec, Canada Jean-François Girard introduces the dry tooling crag St Alban, Québec, Canada. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41733 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:23:25 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41732 Hervé Barmasse: Matterhorn summit walk A short video clip taken by Hervé Barmasse on the summit of the Matterhorn during the first winter enchainment of the 4 Matterhorn ridges on Thursday 13 March 2014. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41732 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:56:31 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41731 Gabriele Moroni and Asja Gollo boulder to victory in Rome On Sunday 13 April Gabriele Moroni and Asja Gollo won the first stage of the Italian Bouldering Cup 2014 in Rome. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41731 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:18:39 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41730 Repairers of the fragile mountain environment The mountains are a harsh and at the same time fragile environment that needs to be treated with care. The wealth and stability of the mountain ecosystems are directly linked to the presence of man and the effects of a lack of maintenance in the mountains can be felt down in the valleys. Those who carry out maintenance and repairs in the mountains have changed, from farmers to institutions. By Teddy Soppelsa for Good For Alps, magazine AKU trekking & outdoor footwear. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41730 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:15:38 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41727 Aiguille du Plan, first free ascent of the Bonington - Tejada-Flores corner by Pesce and Mercier On 10/04/2014 Jeff Mercier and Corrado Pesce made the first free acent of the huge corner on the route established by Chris Bonington and Lito Tejada-Flores on 28 - 29 July 1965 up the West Face of Aiguille du Plan, Mont Blanc. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41727 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:33:24 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41726 Tour du Grand Paradis: in the shadow of Gran Paradiso On Sunday 13 April 2014 Michele Boscacci & Matteo Eydallin and Francesca Martinelli & Roberta Pedranzini won the VI Tour du Grand Paradis - Trofeo Renato Chabod. The report by Simonetta Radice. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41726 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:15:03 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41725 SanVito Climbing Festival - Outdoor Games 2014 From 15 to 18 May 2014, the fourth edition of the San Vito Climbing Festival & Outdoors Games. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41725 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:51:38 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41724 Freeride Challenge Punta Nera 2014, the Cortina report The report by Paolo Tassi of the 5th edition of the Freeride Challenge Punta Nera 2014, three days of freeride, ski mountaineering and bouldering at Cortina. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41724 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:26:01 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41723 Save Getu from destruction! The appeal by Alberto Selmin and a group of residents and local climbers to stop the development of a hotel and restaurant below the famous Getu arch in China. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41723 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 12 Apr 2014 16:51:43 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41722 Grandes Jorasses: Luka Lindic and Luka Krajnc make first free ascent of Rolling Stones Interview with Slovenian alpinist Luka Lindic who, together with Luka Krajnc, made the first free ascent of Rolling Stones up the North Face of Grandes Jorasses (Mont Blanc), France http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41722 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 12 Apr 2014 23:12:03 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41720 Simone Pedeferri - behind the scenes of Melloblocco 2014 Interview with Simone Pedeferri, the man who leads the group of route setters who unearth and prepare the new problems and areas for the Melloblocco bouldering event in Val di Mello - Val Masino, Italy. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41720 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:38:53 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41719 Rok Klancnik repeats Bügeleisen in the Maltatal, Austria The video of Slovenian climber Rok Klancnik making the third ascent of Bügeleisen, the 8B+ boulder in Maltatal, Austria. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41719 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:07:17 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41718 Bernardo Gimenez photography interview. Observing the mountains #2 Interview with Argentine photographer Bernardo Gimenez who has made the mountains, rock climbing and alpinism are his favourite photo set. By Marco Ferrario. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41718 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:31:28 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41715 Sondrio Street Climbing. The Salewa Rockshow 2014 begins On 5 April 2014 the city of Sondrio hosted the Vth Sondrio Street Climbing event that acted as the first Italian stage of the Salewa Rockshow 2014. The report by Beatrice Giustolisi. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41715 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:18:40 +0200 http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41714 Paige Claassen frees Middle Earth, 8b at 4000m in Ecuador American climber Paige Claassen has made the first ascent of Middle Earth, an 8b located in the Cajas National Park in Ecuador at an altitude of 4000m. http://www.planetmountain.com/english/News/shownews1.lasso?l=2&keyid=41714 info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 09 Apr 2014 11:49:55 +0200