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  • 06.07.2015 Andorra Ultra Trail Vallnord, the 2015 edition breaks all records

    Andorra Ultra Trail Vallnord, the 2015 edition breaks all records

    The seventh edition of the Andorra Ultra Trail Vallnord finished on Sunday 28 June with a record 2600 participants from 39 different countries. Four days of events, from 25 - 28 June 2015, for 4 mountain running competitions and 1 walk were helped by excellent weather and more than 400 volunteers who gave their best to look after all runners.

  • 06.07.2015 Giovanni Spitale and the 'discovery' of the Buso dea Torta cave

    Giovanni Spitale and the 'discovery' of the Buso dea Torta cave

    The video filmed by Matteo Mocellin that documents the 'discovery' of the mysterious Buso dea Torta da parte cave in Northern Italy on behalf of Giovanni Spitale and Angela Bonato.

  • 06.07.2015 Red Bull X-Alps 2015: the start!

    Red Bull X-Alps 2015: the start!

    Yesterday in Salzburg, Austria, the Red Bull X-Alps 2015 got underway. 32 athletes from 18 different nations will head towards the Principality of Monaco. Over 1000 km by paraglider on foot, across some of the most spectacular scenery in Europe.

  • 02.07.2015 Red Bull X-Alps 2015: prolgue today, the race begins Sunday

    Red Bull X-Alps 2015: prolgue today, the race begins Sunday

    With today's prologue of the Red Bull X-Alps, the countdown has begun for the world's toughest adventure race. On Sunday 5 July 32 athletes from 18 nations will race for over 1000km, on foot or by paraglider, across Europe’s most spectacular scenery.

    Andorra Ultra Trail Vallnord, the 2015 edition breaks all records
    06.07.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Andorra Ultra Trail Vallnord, the 2015 edition breaks all records

    The seventh edition of the Andorra Ultra Trail Vallnord finished on Sunday 28 June with a record 2600 participants from 39 different countries. Four days of events, from 25 - 28 June 2015, for 4 mountain running competitions and 1 walk were helped by excellent weather and more than 400 volunteers who gave their best to look after all runners.

    Giovanni Spitale and the 'discovery' of the Buso dea Torta cave
    06.07.2015 by Giovani Spitale in Alpinism

    Giovanni Spitale and the 'discovery' of the Buso dea Torta cave

    The video filmed by Matteo Mocellin that documents the 'discovery' of the mysterious Buso dea Torta da parte cave in Northern Italy on behalf of Giovanni Spitale and Angela Bonato.

    Red Bull X-Alps 2015: the start!
    06.07.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Red Bull X-Alps 2015: the start!

    Yesterday in Salzburg, Austria, the Red Bull X-Alps 2015 got underway. 32 athletes from 18 different nations will head towards the Principality of Monaco. Over 1000 km by paraglider on foot, across some of the most spectacular scenery in Europe.

    Red Bull X-Alps 2015: prolgue today, the race begins Sunday
    02.07.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Red Bull X-Alps 2015: prolgue today, the race begins Sunday

    With today's prologue of the Red Bull X-Alps, the countdown has begun for the world's toughest adventure race. On Sunday 5 July 32 athletes from 18 nations will race for over 1000km, on foot or by paraglider, across Europe’s most spectacular scenery.

    Aaron Durogati set for Red Bull X-Alps 2015
    01.07.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Aaron Durogati set for Red Bull X-Alps 2015

    Italian paraglider Aaron Durogati training for Red Bull X-Alps 2015. After his serious injury he resumed training after only a month and recovered fully for the world’s toughest adventure race.

    Ra Bujela and Via ferrata Maria e Andrea Ferrari, the new Dolomites via ferrata
    26.06.2015 by Enrico Maioni in Trekking

    Ra Bujela and Via ferrata Maria e Andrea Ferrari, the new Dolomites via ferrata

    Enrico Maioni, Cortina Mountain Guide, introduces the new via ferrata Maria e Andrea Ferrari up Ra Bujela, Tofane, Dolomites.

    Aaron Durogati full flight ahead to Red Bull X-Alps 2015
    24.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Aaron Durogati full flight ahead to Red Bull X-Alps 2015

    Watch Aaron Durogati, the paragliding world champion, in training for the world's most spectacular adventure race: Red Bull X-Alps 2015. Over 1000km on foot or by paraglider, taking off on 5 July at Salzburg in Austriand landing in the Principality of Monaco.

    Aaron Durogati: the Road to Red Bull X-Alps 2015
    19.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Aaron Durogati: the Road to Red Bull X-Alps 2015

    Preparations are in full swing a unique adventure race: watch Aaron Durogati, the only Italian taking part in Red Bull X-Alps 2015, the world’s most spectacular flight competition across the Alps.

    Red Bull X-Alps 2015: 10 reasons to follow the competition live
    11.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Red Bull X-Alps 2015: 10 reasons to follow the competition live

    After the prologue on 2 July, the world's toughest adventure race takes flight on 5 July 2015. 33 athletes from 18 nations will race for over 1000km, on foot or by paraglider, across Europe’s most spectacular scenery.

    Mont Blanc and the world's highest resolution panorama photo
    05.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Environment

    Mont Blanc and the world's highest resolution panorama photo

    The extraordinary high resolution photograph taken by Filippo Blengini and the In2White team of the Mont Blanc range.

    From five to nine... it's exploration time
    29.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    From five to nine... it's exploration time

    The video of geography teacher Fearghal O’Nuallain and his desire to explore and learn about nature, always and everywhere.

    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.

    Nepal I love you #1
    15.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Nepal I love you #1

    The video Nepal I love you #1 by Camp 4 Collective and the appeal to admire the extraordinary beauty of this country, to help tourism return and to help this territory after the massive earthquake that has put this country in serious difficulty.

    Namasté Oskar Piazza
    14.05.2015 by Manuel Lugli in Alpinism

    Namasté Oskar Piazza

    In remembrance of Oskar Piazza, mountain guide and member of the Mountain Rescue team who died in Nepal's devastating earthquake on 25 April 2015. By Manuel Lugli.

    New 7.3 earthquake strikes Nepal
    12.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Environment

    New 7.3 earthquake strikes Nepal

    At 12:35 local time today 12 May a violent new earthquake struck Nepal. According to the US Geological Survey the epicenter was close to Namche Bazar and therefore in the Everest area.

     Trento Film Festival: the winners of the 63rd edition
    11.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

    Trento Film Festival: the winners of the 63rd edition

    The Genziana d'Oro - Gran Premio Città di Trento of the 63rd edition of the Trento Film Festival was awarded to director Teboho Edkins for his film Coming of Age.

    Get Vertical, the Salewa contest to win adventures in Australia and the Alps
    29.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

    Get Vertical, the Salewa contest to win adventures in Australia and the Alps

    Trekking, via ferrata, rock climbing in the Alps and in Australia: win an unforgettable experience with Get Vertical, the contest promoted by Salewa that runs through until 15 May 2015.

    Define Femmine, the Arc'teryx Canadian West Coast Adventure
    28.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Define Femmine, the Arc'teryx Canadian West Coast Adventure

    The Define Femmine contest promoted by Arc'teryx runs until 8 May 2015: four woman will be invited for a week long West Coast adventure to go climbing, kayaking and bouldering in Canada.

    Nepal earthquake: how to help the relief efforts
    28.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Nepal earthquake: how to help the relief efforts

    Following the devastating earthquake that shook Nepal on Saturday 25 April we have now published a list of international aid organisations aiding survivors in Nepal.

    Nepal earthquake: Oskar Piazza, Gigliola Mancinelli, Renzo Benedetti and Marco Pojer perish
    27.04.2015 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

    Nepal earthquake: Oskar Piazza, Gigliola Mancinelli, Renzo Benedetti and Marco Pojer perish

    The news was made official a few hours ago: the well-known Italian mountain guide and member of the mountain rescue service Oskar Piazza and Dr. Gigliola Mancinelli perished beneath an avalanche triggered by the earthquake that destroyed the village of Langtang in northern Nepal. The other two expedition members Giovanni Pizzorini and Pino Antonini have survived. Four Italians died as a result of Saturday’s earthquake; the well-known mountaineer Renzo Benedetti and Marco Pojer were buried by an avalanche in the Rolwaling Valley. In the meantime Nepal is enduring days of extreme difficulty.

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