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  • 11.04.2017 Anton Krupicka / Running, Mountains, Life

    Anton Krupicka / Running, Mountains, Life

    Purpose, the short movie dedicated to the American ultra-runner and adventurer Anton Krupicka.

  • 11.04.2017 Arco Rock Star and Adventure Awards Days, the Italian adventure and exploration festival

    Arco Rock Star and Adventure Awards Days, the Italian adventure and exploration festival

    From 21- 23 April Arco, Italy will host the Adventure Awards Days, the International Festival of adventure and exploration. Guests include Manolo, Emilio Previtali, Francesco Sauro, Stefano Gregoretti, Michele Evangelisti and Robbie Shone. The two-day festival will also host the second edition of Arco Rock Star, the international contest of climbing photography in the heart of Garda Trentino region.

  • 31.03.2017 Red Bull X-Alps 2017 route announced

    Red Bull X-Alps 2017 route announced

    The route for 8th edition of the Red Bull X-Alps 2017 has now been announced. Considered the world’s toughest adventure race, the +1000km traverse across the Alps by paraglider or on foot will begin on 2 July 2017 at Salzburg in Austria.

  • 30.03.2017 Stromboli volcano and the spectacular hike in the Aeolian Islands

    Stromboli volcano and the spectacular hike in the Aeolian Islands

    Marco Milanese introduces the hike to the summit of the volcano on Stromboli, the charming island in the Aeolian Islands in Sicily, Italy.

    Anton Krupicka / Running, Mountains, Life
    11.04.2017 by Planetmountain in Interviews

    Anton Krupicka / Running, Mountains, Life

    Purpose, the short movie dedicated to the American ultra-runner and adventurer Anton Krupicka.

    Arco Rock Star and Adventure Awards Days, the Italian adventure and exploration festival
    11.04.2017 by Planetmountain in Events

    Arco Rock Star and Adventure Awards Days, the Italian adventure and exploration festival

    From 21- 23 April Arco, Italy will host the Adventure Awards Days, the International Festival of adventure and exploration. Guests include Manolo, Emilio Previtali, Francesco Sauro, Stefano Gregoretti, Michele Evangelisti and Robbie Shone. The two-day festival will also host the second edition of Arco Rock Star, the international contest of climbing photography in the heart of Garda Trentino region.

    Red Bull X-Alps 2017 route announced
    31.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Red Bull X-Alps 2017 route announced

    The route for 8th edition of the Red Bull X-Alps 2017 has now been announced. Considered the world’s toughest adventure race, the +1000km traverse across the Alps by paraglider or on foot will begin on 2 July 2017 at Salzburg in Austria.

    Stromboli volcano and the spectacular hike in the Aeolian Islands
    24.03.2017 by Marco Milanese in Trekking

    Stromboli volcano and the spectacular hike in the Aeolian Islands

    Marco Milanese introduces the hike to the summit of the volcano on Stromboli, the charming island in the Aeolian Islands in Sicily, Italy.

    Jeff Lowe awarded Piolet d'Or Carrière 2017
    03.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Jeff Lowe awarded Piolet d'Or Carrière 2017

    American alpinist Jeff Lowe has been awarded the Piolets d'Or Lifetime Achievement Award. The prize will be assigned during the 25th edition of the mountaineering prize that will be celebrated in Grenoble, France, from 12 - 15 April. In the past the prize has been awarded to Walter Bonatti, Reinhold Messner, Doug Scott, Robert Paragot, Kurt Diemberger, John Roskelley, Chris Bonington and Wojciech Kurtyka. Claude Gardien, the historic Editor-in Chief of Vertical magazine, provides the portrait.

     Red Bull X-Alps 2017, how to prepare for the world's toughest adventure race
    25.02.2017 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Red Bull X-Alps 2017, how to prepare for the world's toughest adventure race

    On 2 July the Red Bull X-Alps 2017 gets underway, the world's most spectacular adventure race across the Alps and via via a 1000km course on foot or by paraglider, from Salzburg in Austria to the Principality of Monaco

    For Adriano Trombetta
    20.02.2017 by Elio Bonfanti in Alpinism

    For Adriano Trombetta

    In memory of Adriano Trombetta, who died Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 along with Margherita Beria D’Argentina and Antonio Lovato in an avalanche on Monte Chaberton (Val di Susa, Cottian Alps). By Elio Bonfanti.

    Walter Bonatti archive acquired by Turin Mountain Museum
    13.02.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Walter Bonatti archive acquired by Turin Mountain Museum

    In October 2016 the Turin-based Mountain Museum acquired the archive of Italian alpinist Walter Bonatti; a immense treasure that still needs to be catalogued, studied and archived for the history of mountaineering and more.

    Charity appeal for the victims of the Campo Felice helicopter crash
    26.01.2017 by CNSAS in Alpinism

    Charity appeal for the victims of the Campo Felice helicopter crash

    We willingly publish the appeal of the Italian Corps for Mountain and Speleological Rescue to help the families of the victims of helicopter crash at Campo Felice, in Abruzzo, Italy. On 24/01/2017 the aircraft crashed during a rescue mission, the five members of its crew and the injured person were all killed.

     Motion Vol.4, the mountain timelapse by Yuri Palma
    23.11.2016 by Planetmountain in Environment

    Motion Vol.4, the mountain timelapse by Yuri Palma

    The new time-lapse by Yuri Palma featuring Baffin Island, Val di Mello, Grigne, the Dolomites with its Tre Cime di Lavaredo and Marmolada, as well as Monte Ginnircu in Sardinia.

    Red Bull Illume 2016 and the beauty of photography
    22.10.2016 by Planetmountain in Books-press

    Red Bull Illume 2016 and the beauty of photography

    German photographer Lorenz Holder has won one of the most prestigious photographic competitions in the world for “action & adventure”, namely the Red Bull Illume 2016. All the winning photos.

    Ulju Mountain Film Festival, right first time in South Korea
    10.10.2016 by Vinicio Stefanello in Events

    Ulju Mountain Film Festival, right first time in South Korea

    From September 30 to October 4, 2016, the first Uiju Mountain Film Festival took place in South Korea. Italian mountaineer Reinhold Messner was the Honorary guest, while 24 films took part in the competition. The Festival Grand Prize was awarded to Jurek by Paweł Wysoczański and the inclusion of our film "Chris Bonington - Life and climbs" provided a good reason for a trip (and a little adventure) to discover the meaning of the mountains in this great East Asian country.

    Walking in the Dolomites: the Peitlerkofel circular walk
    29.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Trekking

    Walking in the Dolomites: the Peitlerkofel circular walk

    The route description of the Peitlerkofel / Sass de Putia circular walk. An easy hike around one of the most spectacular mountains in the Dolomites.

    Tor des Géants 2016, the Valle d’Aosta race recap
    26.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Tor des Géants 2016, the Valle d’Aosta race recap

    The video of the 7th Tor des Géants, the trail running competition won by Oliviero Bosatelli and Lisa Borzani across the Valle d'Aostra mountains from 11 - 18 September 2016.

    Lisa Borzani first across the finishing line at the Tor des Géants 2016
    15.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Lisa Borzani first across the finishing line at the Tor des Géants 2016

    This morning at 05:10 the Italian trail runner Lisa Borzani crossed the finishing line of Tor des Géants 2016, winning the women's event after 91 hours and 9 minutes and placing seventh overall.

    Oliviero Bosatelli wins the Tor des Géants 2016!
    14.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Oliviero Bosatelli wins the Tor des Géants 2016!

    The Tor des Géants 2016 was won this afternoon by Oliviero Bosatelli after 75 hours and 10 minutes. All the remaining athletes competing in the grueling endurance trail across the 4000m peaks in Italy's Valle d'Aosta, via the 330km and 24,000m elevation gain course, have until Saturday 17 September to complete the race.

    Tor des Géants 2016, day 3: the decisive run
    13.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Tor des Géants 2016, day 3: the decisive run

    Italy's Oliviero Bosatelli and Lisa Borzani were in the lead last night at the end of the third day of Tor des Géants 2016.

    Tor des Géants 2016, day 2: Olivero Bosatelli charges forward
    13.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Tor des Géants 2016, day 2: Olivero Bosatelli charges forward

    An update about yesterday's second day of Tor des Géants, the 330km long, 24,000 meter elevation gain race across the High Routes in Valle d’Aosta and its four giants: Gran Paradiso, Monte Rosa, Matterhorn and Mont Blanc. 

    Tor des Géants, the start of the legendary race
    12.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Tor des Géants, the start of the legendary race

    On Sunday 11 September 770 runners set off from Courmayeur for the 7th Tor des Geants, considered the most difficult mountain race in the world. This extraordinary challenge in the heart of the four giants of the Alps: 330km long and 24.000 meter elevation gain across Valle d’Aosta, Italy.

    Tofana di Rozes circuit and Scala del Minighel
    09.09.2016 by Enrico Maioni in Trekking

    Tofana di Rozes circuit and Scala del Minighel

    Enrico Maioni, Cortina Mountain Guide, introduces the spectacular Tofana di Rozes circuit combined with the legendary, short but exposed Minighel ladder, famous for being the first via ferrata at Cortina d'Ampezzo, Dolomites, Italy.

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