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    Matterhorn Zmutt Ridge West Couloir skied by Capozzi, Herry and Civra Dano

    Matterhorn Zmutt Ridge West Couloir skied by Capozzi, Herry and Civra Dano

    On 17 April 2014 Davide Capozzi, Julien Herry and Francesco Civra Dano descended the West Couloir of the Zmutt Ridge on the Matterhorn, Switzerland.

    Hermann Comploj new ski descent on Murfreid North Face, Sella, Dolomites

    Hermann Comploj new ski descent on Murfreid North Face, Sella, Dolomites

    On 07/04/2014 Hermann Comploj made a new extreme ski descent, alone, down the North Face of Cima Murfreid, Sella group, Dolomites.

    Tour du Grand Paradis: in the shadow of Gran Paradiso

    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.

    Freeride Challenge Punta Nera 2014, the Cortina report
    14.04.2014 by Paolo Tassi in Events

    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.

    A descent for Marco

    A descent for Marco

    The salute by Alessandro Beber to Marco Anghileri: a ski descent down the North Face of Cima Dodici, Valsugana, Italy.

    Grivola SE Face skied by Capozzi, Herry and Rolli

    Grivola SE Face skied by Capozzi, Herry and Rolli

    On 31/03/2014 Davide Capozzi and Julien Herry (snowboard) and Luca Rolli (ski) descended the SE Face of Grivola (3969m), Gran Paradiso massif, Valle di Cogne. A descent dedicated to French skier, alpinist and mountain guide Rèmy Lecluse who died tragically on 23 September 2012.

    Tour du Rutor 2014: Eydallin & Lenzi and Roux & Mathys victorious
    01.04.2014 by Maurizio Torri in Competitions

    Tour du Rutor 2014: Eydallin & Lenzi and Roux & Mathys victorious

    The Tour du Rutor Extrême 2014 took place from 28 - 30 March in Valle d'Aosta, Italy and was won by the Italians Matteo Eydallin & Damiano Lenzi, and by the French - Swiss team Laetitia Roux & Maude Mathy.

    Piolets d'Or 2014 live on twitter
    29.03.2014 by Planetmountain in Events

    Piolets d'Or 2014 live on twitter

    This evening at 21:00 at Courmayeur the award's ceremony of the Piolets d'Or 2014. All updates on twitter.

    Coffee break #0
    28.03.2014 by Daniela Zangrando in Interviews

    Coffee break #0

    The numerous facets of alpinism, that go beyond mountaineering, encountered when you lease expect it. The first act by Daniela Zangrando with her Coffee break, a space to let thoughts and fantasies fluctuate within these free moments of rest.

    Tour du Rutor 2014, act two of the Grande Course
    27.03.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Tour du Rutor 2014, act two of the Grande Course

    The Tour du Rutor Extrême 2014 will be held in Valle d'Aosta, Italy from 28 - 30 March. After the recent Pierra Menta this is the second stage of the Grande Course, the championship of the most important and prestigious ski mountaineering races in the world.

    Pierra Menta 2014: Eydallin & Lenzi and Roux & Mathys victorious
    25.03.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Pierra Menta 2014: Eydallin & Lenzi and Roux & Mathys victorious

    The 29th Pierra Menta took place at Arêches-Beaufort (France) from 20 - 23 March 2014. The classic ski mountaineering competition was won by the Italians Matteo Eydallin & Damiano Lenzi. The women's event was won by the French - Swiss team Laetitia Roux & Maude Mathy.

    Journalism, education and avalanches. 10 things worth knowing. By Giulio Caresio

    Journalism, education and avalanches. 10 things worth knowing. By Giulio Caresio

    In mid-February at Madesimo, Italy, the media was invited to an event aimed at educating journalists about how to promote the right mountain safety message in order to shape a mountain culture that is instrumental in preventing and reducing avalanche victims.

    Extreme skiing in the Dolomites: Conturines West Face by Della Rossa e Nocker

    Extreme skiing in the Dolomites: Conturines West Face by Della Rossa e Nocker

    On Thursday 6 March 2014 Manuel Nocker and Fabrizio Della Rossa made what is probably the first ski descent of a new line down the beautiful and difficult West Face of Conturines, Dolomites (1400m, 1000 45-55°; AD E4). The report by Fabrizio Della Rossa.

    Daniel Rönnbäck and Tero Repo share first place at Click on the Mountain

    Daniel Rönnbäck and Tero Repo share first place at Click on the Mountain

    Fantastic snow conditions around the Mt Blanc Courmayeur area allowed the four action sports photographers and the professional snowboarders and freeskiers to explore their creativity and skills to the fullest for the Killer Loop Click on the Mountain by Courmayeur Mont Blanc 2014. After long deliberations, Tero Repo and Daniel Rönnbäck tied for first in the Overall Category, while Marius Schwager won the Best Ski Photo and Tim Lloyd won the award for Best Snowboard Photo.

    Progetto Icaro and the stage at Corvara, Dolomites

    Progetto Icaro and the stage at Corvara, Dolomites

    Pizzinini of the Corvara (Dolomites) stage of Progetto Icaro that took place on Saturday 1 March 2014.

    Kilian Jornet Burgada and Laetitia Roux win at Les Diablerets
    04.03.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Kilian Jornet Burgada and Laetitia Roux win at Les Diablerets

    On Saturday 1 March at Les Diablerets, Switzerland Kilian Jornet Burgada and Laetitia Roux won the fourth stage of the Scarpa ISMF Ski Mountaineering World Cup. Sunday's Vertical Race was won by Jornet Burgada and Roux, while the overall Vertical Race World Cup 2014 was won by Damiano Lenzi and Roux.

    Paolo Rabbia and his great Pyrenees winter ski traverse

    Paolo Rabbia and his great Pyrenees winter ski traverse

    From 22 January to 19 February 2014 Paolo Rabbia skied across the Pyrenees. A great solitary adventure and an unforgettable journey.

    Pietro Celesia crowned King of Dolomites
    28.02.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Pietro Celesia crowned King of Dolomites

    Photographer Pietro Celesia beat Klaus Polzer and Riky Felderer to win the second annual King of Dolomites Freeride photo competition that took place from February 19th to 23rd at San Martino di Castrozza, Italy.

    Ski Mountaineering European championship 2014: Bon Mardion and Roux win Individual Race at Andorra
    17.02.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Ski Mountaineering European championship 2014: Bon Mardion and Roux win Individual Race at Andorra

    At Arcalis (Andorra) the French athletes William Bon Mardion and Laetitia Roux won the Individual Race at the European ski mountaineering championships 2014. Silver was won by Italy's Matteo Eydallin and by Swizerland's Maude Mathys. Bronze was won by Italy's Manfred Reichegger and France's Axelle Mollaret.

    Robert Antonioli and Laetitia Roux win Vertical Race at Andorra Ski mountaineering European Championships
    14.02.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Robert Antonioli and Laetitia Roux win Vertical Race at Andorra Ski mountaineering European Championships

    At the Ski mountaineering European Championships held at Andorra, this morning Robert Antonioli from Italy and Laetitia Roux from France won the Vertical Race. Second place went to Manfred Reichegger and Maude Mathys, third to Damiano Lenzi and Claudia Galicia Cotrina.

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