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    The Journey with Paul Pritchard and Carol Hurst
    24.11.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    The Journey with Paul Pritchard and Carol Hurst

    The short film The Journey staring Paul Pritchard and Carol Hurst: the impossible trip pedaling across the Himalaya, from Lhasa to Kathmandu via Everest Base Camp.

    Ivan Peri reaches Monte Carlo after walking for 80 days Across the Alps
    13.11.2014 by Teddy Soppelsa in Interviews

    Ivan Peri reaches Monte Carlo after walking for 80 days Across the Alps

    The interview with Ivan Peri on reaching Monte Carlo, Principality of Monaco, and his traverse across the Alps in 80 days. By Teddy Soppelsa for Good For Alps, magazine AKU trekking & outdoor footwear

    Nepal blizzard: 39 dead while rescue continues in Annapurna region
    18.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Trekking

    Nepal blizzard: 39 dead while rescue continues in Annapurna region

    Hundreds of trekkers have been rescued in northern Nepal after violent snowstorms killed at least 39 people, including 5 at Dhalaugiri Base Camp.

    Annapurna: at least 24 die in Nepal avalanches and blizzards
    15.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Trekking

    Annapurna: at least 24 die in Nepal avalanches and blizzards

    A series of violent blizzards and avalanches have killed at least 24 people in Nepal, many of whom were trekking along the Annapurna circuit.

     Curiosity, with Rory Bosio, Timothy Olson and Hal Koerner
    28.09.2014 by 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.

    Discover Brenta Dolomites - From the past to the future of alpinism in the Dolomites
    12.09.2014 by Molveno Holiday in Alpinism

    Discover Brenta Dolomites - From the past to the future of alpinism in the Dolomites

    The final dispatch of the Discover Brenta Dolomites project that organised a series of events by Molveno Holiday, APT Dolomiti Paganella and the municipality of Molveno to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of alpinism in the Brenta Dolomites.

    Tor des Géants, a journey between the competition, the celebrations and the mountains. By Linda Cottino
    11.09.2014 by Linda Cottino in Competitions

    Tor des Géants, a journey between the competition, the celebrations and the mountains. By Linda Cottino

    After the victory of local runner Franco Collé, followed by Nichademus Hollon (USA) and the Frenchmen Antoine Guillon and Christophe Le-Saux, France's Emilie Lecomte crossed the finishing line last night after 85 hours and 53 minutes, setting a new female track record. Italy's Lisa Barzani finished second in 94 hours and 43 minutes. While the finishing line will officially close on Saturday, runners continue to arrive at Courmayeur. The time has come to share some thoughts about this great tour of the Valle d'Aosta. The report and ideas of Linda Cottino.

    Franco Collé wins the Tor des Géants 2014
    10.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Franco Collé wins the Tor des Géants 2014

    This morning Franco Collé won the Tor des Géants 2014 after 71 hours and 49 minutes. All the other athletes competing in the endurance trail across the 4000m peaks in Italy's Valle d'Aosta, via the 330km and 24,000m elevation gain course, have until 13 September to complete the grueling race.

    Tor des Géants, the race is in full swing
    09.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Tor des Géants, the race is in full swing

    The fifth edition of the Tor des Géant, the great endurance trail race across the 4000m peaks in Italy's Valle d'Aosta, is currently in full swing.

    Tor des Géants, tomorrow the start at Courmayeur
    06.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Tor des Géants, tomorrow the start at Courmayeur

    On Sunday 7 September more than 700 runners will set off from Courmayeur to take part in Tor des Geants, the longest endurance trail competition in the world that crosses Italy's Valle d'Aosta via a 330km and 24.000 elevation gain course.

    François D'Haene and Rory Bosio win the The North Face Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc 2014
    02.09.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    François D'Haene and Rory Bosio win the The North Face Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc 2014

    On Saturday 30 August 2014 Frenchman François D'Haene and Rory Bosio from America won the The North Face Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc 2014. For both athletes this is the second victory of this long and difficult trail running competition around Mont Blanc.

    Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Dolomites
    22.08.2014 by Enrico Maioni in Trekking

    Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Dolomites

    Enrico Maioni, Cortina Mountain Guide, introduces the walk around the Tre Cime di Lavaredo - Drei Zinnen - in the Dolomites, one of the most beautiful and famous hikes in the world.

    A walk to Plätzwiese in the Dolomites
    13.08.2014 by Enrico Maioni in Trekking

    A walk to Plätzwiese in the Dolomites

    Enrico Maioni, Cortina Mountain Guide, introduces Plätzwiese, an easy hike up to the luscious alpine meadows and the spectacular peaks of the Dolomites.

    Sentiero Olivieri on Tofana, a nice equipped path above Cortina
    31.07.2014 by Enrico Maioni in Trekking

    Sentiero Olivieri on Tofana, a nice equipped path above Cortina

    Enrico Maioni, Cortina mountain guide, introduces Sentiero Olivieri on Tofana di Mezzo, a nice equipped path, little known but well worth exploring.

    Happy 150th Birthday Bocca di Brenta
    28.07.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Happy 150th Birthday Bocca di Brenta

    The video in which the Nicolini family, along with the staff of Rifugio Pedrotti alla Tosa, recall the 150th anniversary of the first traverse of the Bocca di Brenta made by John Ball, with some mountain guides Molveno, in the summer of 1864. A simple and sincere way of remembering and showing gratitude to these great mountain explorers.

    Ivan Peri Across the Alps: an 80 day dream
    24.07.2014 by Teddy Soppelsa in Trekking

    Ivan Peri Across the Alps: an 80 day dream

    Ivan Peri isn't a fictional character, nor did he start his walk for a bet. He simply wants to fulfill his dream of walking across the Alps in 80 days. By Teddy Soppelsa for Good For Alps, magazine AKU trekking & outdoor footwear.

    Discover Brenta Dolomites 2014
    14.07.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Discover Brenta Dolomites 2014

    For summer 2014 the Dolomites Paganella APT (tourist board), the Molveno Holiday consortium and the Municipality of Molveno have organised a series of events related to the world of mountaineering and hiking, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first crossing of the Brenta Group.

    Walking, a long journey of discovery
    09.07.2014 by Teddy Soppelsa in Trekking

    Walking, a long journey of discovery

    Walking is part of everyday life but it is also a way of thinking and our freest and deepest thoughts come to us as we walk. By Teddy Soppelsa for Good For Alps, magazine AKU trekking & outdoor footwear.

    Anton Krupicka and Rory Bosio win The North Face Lavaredo Ultra Trail
    29.06.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Anton Krupicka and Rory Bosio win The North Face Lavaredo Ultra Trail

    The Americans Anton Krupicka and Rory Bosio have won the eighth edition of the North Face® Lavaredo Ultra Trail. In the shorter race, the Cortina Trail, victory went to the German Fabian Schnekenburger and Lara Mustat.

    The North Face Lavaredo Ultra Trail 2014
    25.06.2014 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    The North Face Lavaredo Ultra Trail 2014

    The 8th The North Face® Lavaredo Ultra Trail will take place above Cortina, Italy from 27 - 28 June 2014. The race will be run along the original route. Thanks to the work of the volunteers the paths of the Dolomites near Cortina d'Ampezzo are ready for the 2000 competitors.

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