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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 by 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 by 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 by 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 by 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 by 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 by 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 by 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.

    Lands of Clouds and Wind - a tribute to nature's beauty and to Gran Sasso
    06.03.2015 by Planetmountain in Environment

    Lands of Clouds and Wind - a tribute to nature's beauty and to Gran Sasso

    In this video Vincenzo Mazza takes us on a fantastic photographic journey through the Gran Sasso - Laga National Park, Abruzzo, Italy

    Alaska Range Project by Carl Battreall
    02.03.2015 by Carl Battreall in Alpinism

    Alaska Range Project by Carl Battreall

    Alaskan photographer Carl Battreall introduces his Alaska Range Project, a major photographic project to explore and photograph the entire Alaska Range in North America from the Nutzotin Mountains to the Neacolas via Denali - Mount McKinley.

    Piolet d'Or 2015 and the big list of 58 climbs
    20.02.2015 by 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 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Hansjörg Auer - Glimpse

    Video protrait of Austrian alpinist Hansjörg Auer.

    SCARPA: recall F1 Evo and F1 Evo Wmn
    03.02.2015 by 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 by 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.

    Kilian Jornet Burgada sets new Aconcagua speed record
    24.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Trekking

    Kilian Jornet Burgada sets new Aconcagua speed record

    Spanish skyrunner Kilian Jornet Burgada has set a new speed record on Aconcagua, ascending and descending the 6962m high mountain in 12 hours and 49 minutes.

    Crag certification and classification, bolter responsibilities and training: the French example and Philipp Brass interview
    19.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Crag certification and classification, bolter responsibilities and training: the French example and Philipp Brass interview

    Interview with Philippe Brass, mountain guide and expert new routes, about crag certification and classification, the responsibilities new bolters have the the training they receive. By Maurizio Oviglia

    Vanessa François and her Mont Blanc Cosmic Bivouac
    03.12.2014 by 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 by 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 by 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 by 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 by 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.

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