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    Victoria Kreuzer and Kilian Jornet Burgada win the Vertical Race European Championships

    Victoria Kreuzer and Kilian Jornet Burgada win the Vertical Race European Championships

    At Les Marecottes in Switzerland the Vertical Race European Ski Mountaineering Championships were won by Victoria Kreuzer and Kilian Jornet Burgada.

    Michele Boscacci and Laetitia Roux new European Ski Mountaineering Champions
    06.02.2016 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Michele Boscacci and Laetitia Roux new European Ski Mountaineering Champions

    The European Ski Mountaineering Championships are currently taking place at Les Marécottes in Switzerland. The Individual race was won on 05/02/2016 by Italy's Michele Boscacci and France's Laetitia Roux.

    Piolets d'Or 2016 moves to La Grave-La Meije
    26.01.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Piolets d'Or 2016 moves to La Grave-La Meije

    The press release of the 24th edition of the prestigious international mountaineering award Piolet d’Or that will be celebrated from 14 - 17 April 2016 at La Grave-La Meije, France.

    Mont Blanc on Google Street View
    23.01.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Mont Blanc on Google Street View

    Google has published a Street View exploration of the Mont Blanc, produced together with Kilian Jornet Burgada, Catherine Destivelle, Patrick Gabarrou, Corrado Korra Pesce, Laetitia Roux, Ueli Steck, Candide Thovex and photographers Jonathan Griffith, Renan Ozturk, Sender Films.

    Ski Mountaineering World Cup, Kilian Jornet Burgada, Emelie Forsberg and Laura Orguè win the Font Blanca in Andorra
    19.01.2016 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Ski Mountaineering World Cup, Kilian Jornet Burgada, Emelie Forsberg and Laura Orguè win the Font Blanca in Andorra

    The first stage of the ISMF Ski Mountaineering World Cup 2016 took place at Font Blanca in Andorra last weekend. While Saturday’s Individual race was won by Kilian Jornet Burgada and Emelie Forsberg, Sunday’s Vertical race was won by Burgada and Laura Orguè Vila.

    Font Blanca opens the ISMF Ski Mountaineering World Cup 2016
    16.01.2016 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Font Blanca opens the ISMF Ski Mountaineering World Cup 2016

    The ISMF Ski Mountaineering World Cup 2016 begins in Andorra this weekend with two events, one individual race and one vertical race.

    Countdown to the ISMF World Ski Mountaineering Cup
    30.12.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Countdown to the ISMF World Ski Mountaineering Cup

    The World Ski Mountaineering Cup 2016 is comprised of five stages: Andorra 15-16 January, Albosaggia (Italy) 30-31 January, Les Marécottes (Switzerland) 5-7 February, Alpago (Italy) 19-20 February and Prato Nevoso (Italy) 18-20 March.

    Tris Rotondo, ski mountaineering master competition in Val Bedretto, Canton Ticino

    Tris Rotondo, ski mountaineering master competition in Val Bedretto, Canton Ticino

    On Sunday 28 February 2016 the Tris Rotondo will take place in Canton Ticino, Switzerland. This top ski mountaineering competition is one of the most prestigious events in the ski touring circuit. The organizers have worked hard to ensure three different race courses and introduce some important novelties, such as showing its support for the Kam for Sud association for Nepal.

    Mont Blanc: the land of toys - full movie
    13.12.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Mont Blanc: the land of toys - full movie

    The film "Mont Blanc: the land of toys" by Luca Rolli, starring the skiers, snowboarders and alpinists Davide Capozzi, Andreas Fransson, Francesco Civra Dano, Giulia Monego and Julien Herry.

    Mont Blanc: the land of toys

    Mont Blanc: the land of toys

    The trailer of the new short film "Mont Blanc: the land of toys" by Luca Rolli, starring Davide Capozzi, Andreas Fransson, Francesco Civra Dano, Giulia Monego and Julien Herry.

    Massive rockfall from Rocher du Mel de la Niva in Switzerland
    24.10.2015 by Planetmountain in Environment

    Massive rockfall from Rocher du Mel de la Niva in Switzerland

    On Monday 19/10/2015 impressive rockfall took place on on Rocher du Mel de la Niva above the village of Evolène in the Swiss Alps.

    The videos of the Lombardy Mountain Guides
    21.10.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    The videos of the Lombardy Mountain Guides

    The video channel of the Lombardy Mountain Guides that deals with various mountain themes such as mountaineering and rock climbing.

    Apogée - Andreas Fransson and JP Auclair memorial film

    Apogée - Andreas Fransson and JP Auclair memorial film

    The film Apogée in memory of the skiers Andreas Fransson and JP Auclair who were killed just over a year ago, on 29 September 2014, by an avalanche on Monte San Lorenzo in Patagonia.

    Pelmo North Face winter ascent. A climbing story for commanders only
    29.09.2015 by Ivo Ferrari in Alpinism

    Pelmo North Face winter ascent. A climbing story for commanders only

    Ivo Ferrari retraces the winter repeat of the Pelmo North Face, carried out in the Dolomites by Soro Dorotei, Renato Panciera and Giuliano De Marchi. One of the most memorable stories of alpinism and winter mountaineering

    Dôme de Neige des Écrins, avalanche kills 7 alpinists in French Alps
    16.09.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Dôme de Neige des Écrins, avalanche kills 7 alpinists in French Alps

    Seven alpinists were killed on Tuesday, 15 September 2015 when they were hit by an avalanche on Dôme de Neige, in France’s Ecrins massif.

    Alps feels with Jorg Verhoeven and Jon Glassberg
    20.08.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Alps feels with Jorg Verhoeven and Jon Glassberg

    20 days climbing in the Austrian, Swiss, Italian, and French Alps with Jorg Verhoeven and Jon Glassberg in search of adventure, choss, and mountain feels among some of the most famous and climbed mountains in the world.

    Coffee Break - Chogolisa's roof
    29.07.2015 by Daniela Zangrando in Alpinism

    Coffee Break - Chogolisa's roof

    Delving into shapes, the history and the perceived mountains. Daniela Zangrando in her Coffee Break interviews Maxime Guitton, in charge of "Soutien à la création" at the Centre national des arts plastiques (CNAP) in Paris.

    Grand Combin de Grafenière snowboarding trilogy

    Grand Combin de Grafenière snowboarding trilogy

    Davide Capozzi reports about three first snowboard descents on Grand Combin de Grafenière, carried out with Julien Herry and Denis Trento.

    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.

    Cima Tuckett, classic ski mountaineering in the Ortles Cevedale massif

    Cima Tuckett, classic ski mountaineering in the Ortles Cevedale massif

    Mountain Guide Eraldo Meraldi introduces Cima Tuckett (3462m), the classic ski touring itinerary in the Stelvio National Park, Ortles - Cevedale massif, Italy.

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