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  • 16.04.2014 Repairers of the fragile mountain environment

    Repairers of the fragile mountain environment

    The mountains are a harsh and at the same time fragile environment that needs to be treated with care. The wealth and stability of the mountain ecosystems are directly linked to the presence of man and the effects of a lack of maintenance in the mountains can be felt down in the valleys. Those who carry out maintenance and repairs in the mountains have changed, from farmers to institutions. By Teddy Soppelsa for Good For Alps, magazine AKU trekking & outdoor footwear.

  • 08.04.2014  Adventure Awards Days 2014 at Livigno

    Adventure Awards Days 2014 at Livigno

    From 22 - 27 July 2014 at Livigno, Italy, the second edition of Adventure Awards Days, a festival dedicated to adventure: to live, tell and share.

  • 29.03.2014 Ueli Steck and Raphael Slawinsky & Ian Welsted win the Piolets d'Or 2014

    Ueli Steck and Raphael Slawinsky & Ian Welsted win the Piolets d'Or 2014

    The Piolets d'Or 2014 was assigned this evening in Courmayeur to two ascents: the NW Face of K6 climbed by Raphael Slawinsky and Ian Welsted and the South Face of Annapurna climbed solo by Ueli Steck. The South Face of Annapurna ascent carried out by da Stephane Benoist and Yannick Graziani received a Special Mention from the Jury, while the "Walter Bonatti" Lifetime Achievement award was given to John Roskelley.

  • 28.03.2014 Coffee break #0

    Coffee break #0

    The numerous facets of alpinism, that go beyond mountaineering, encountered when you lease expect it. The first act by Daniela Zangrando with her Coffee break, a space to let thoughts and fantasies fluctuate within these free moments of rest.

    Repairers of the fragile mountain environment
    16.04.2014 by Teddy Soppelsa in Environment

    Repairers of the fragile mountain environment

    The mountains are a harsh and at the same time fragile environment that needs to be treated with care. The wealth and stability of the mountain ecosystems are directly linked to the presence of man and the effects of a lack of maintenance in the mountains can be felt down in the valleys. Those who carry out maintenance and repairs in the mountains have changed, from farmers to institutions. By Teddy Soppelsa for Good For Alps, magazine AKU trekking & outdoor footwear.

     Adventure Awards Days 2014 at Livigno
    08.04.2014 by Planetmountain in Events

    Adventure Awards Days 2014 at Livigno

    From 22 - 27 July 2014 at Livigno, Italy, the second edition of Adventure Awards Days, a festival dedicated to adventure: to live, tell and share.

    Ueli Steck and Raphael Slawinsky & Ian Welsted win the Piolets d'Or 2014
    29.03.2014 by Planetmountain in Events

    Ueli Steck and Raphael Slawinsky & Ian Welsted win the Piolets d'Or 2014

    The Piolets d'Or 2014 was assigned this evening in Courmayeur to two ascents: the NW Face of K6 climbed by Raphael Slawinsky and Ian Welsted and the South Face of Annapurna climbed solo by Ueli Steck. The South Face of Annapurna ascent carried out by da Stephane Benoist and Yannick Graziani received a Special Mention from the Jury, while the "Walter Bonatti" Lifetime Achievement award was given to John Roskelley.

    Coffee break #0
    28.03.2014 by Daniela Zangrando in Interviews

    Coffee break #0

    The numerous facets of alpinism, that go beyond mountaineering, encountered when you lease expect it. The first act by Daniela Zangrando with her Coffee break, a space to let thoughts and fantasies fluctuate within these free moments of rest.

    Shepherds and Alpine guides. Worlds apart?
    27.03.2014 by Teddy Soppelsa in Environment

    Shepherds and Alpine guides. Worlds apart?

    Shepherds and alpine guides, two professions connected to the mountains and nature that, in this frenetically changing world, can inspire us in day-to-day life and live out our passions without forgetting our roots. By Teddy Soppelsa for Good For Alps, magazine AKU trekking & outdoor footwear.

    National Week of hiking 2014 - more than 60 itineraries in the Dolomites heritage humanity
    25.03.2014 by Planetmountain in Trekking

    National Week of hiking 2014 - more than 60 itineraries in the Dolomites heritage humanity

    The XVI National Week of hiking CAI will take place from June 28 to July 6, 2014 on more than 60 paths around Cadore and Cortina, in the province of Belluno, Dolomites.

     The scariest road in India
    14.03.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    The scariest road in India

    Video of the journey along the incredible road that leads Kishtwar Kailash, the mountain first climbed by Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden in October 2013.

    Kilian Jornet Burgada voted People's Choice Adventurer of the Year
    12.02.2014 by Planetmountain in Books-press

    Kilian Jornet Burgada voted People's Choice Adventurer of the Year

    Spanish skyrunning ultrarunner Kilian Jornet Burgada has been named the 2014 National Geographic People’s Choice Adventurer of the Year.

    Amidst the stories of alpinism and climbing in 2013
    01.01.2014 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

    Amidst the stories of alpinism and climbing in 2013

    A brief and by no means complete journey through the stories and the climbs of 2013, while waiting for new year.

    Rossana Podestà has left us
    10.12.2013 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

    Rossana Podestà has left us

    Rossana Podestà died in Rome today aged 79. The famous Italian actress was also life partner of Walter Bonatti.

    La Montagna di Babele at Padova: theatre, exhibitions, cinema and events
    05.12.2013 by Planetmountain in Events

    La Montagna di Babele at Padova: theatre, exhibitions, cinema and events

    On Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th of December the first edition of La Montagna di Babele will take place in Padua, Italy. Highline with Armin Holzer and Ale D'Emilia, the theatre piece "A way of being, words by and about Walter Bonatti" with Vasco Mirandola and Piccola Bottega Baltazar, urban trekking, films, exhibitions and events dedicated to the mountains as a place for thought and contemplation.

    Yosemite timelapse by Shawn Reeder
    17.11.2013 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Yosemite timelapse by Shawn Reeder

    The Yosemite timelapse taken by photographer Shawn Reeder.

    National Geographic announces 2014 Adventurers of the Year
    16.11.2013 by Planetmountain in Books-press

    National Geographic announces 2014 Adventurers of the Year

    From 14/11/2014 to 31/01/2014 you can cast your vote online for the National Geographic Adventurer of the Year 2014. Nominees include Adam Ondra, Kilian Jornet Burgada, Raphael Slawinski and Ian Welsted.

    Via Ferrata Piz da Lech and Sassongher normal route: renovation works in Alta Badia
    16.10.2013 by Enrico Baccanti in Trekking

    Via Ferrata Piz da Lech and Sassongher normal route: renovation works in Alta Badia

    Throughout summer 2013 the mountain guide group "Alta Badia Guides" based in Corvara, Italy, completely renovated two of the valley's most popular outings, the normal route to the summit of Sassongher and Via Ferrata Piz by Lech (Boeseekofel Klettersteig), Sella, Dolomites.

    Google maps Switzerland's paths
    08.10.2013 by Planetmountain in Trekking

    Google maps Switzerland's paths

    Google and the Swiss Alpine Club (CAS) have launched a project to map a series of paths in Switzerland with the Google Trekker technology.

    Tor des Géants 2013, Iker Karrera and Francesca Canepa win
    17.09.2013 by Marco Spataro in Competitions

    Tor des Géants 2013, Iker Karrera and Francesca Canepa win

    The report by Marco Spataro about the IV Tor des Geants 2013, the race along the paths at the foot of Mont Blanc and the great Valle d'Aosta peaks (330km and 24.000 elevation gain), won by Iker Karrera and Francesca Canepa.

     The sustainable mobility challenge, from the cities to the Alps. By Simonetta Radice
    16.09.2013 by Simonetta Radice in Environment

    The sustainable mobility challenge, from the cities to the Alps. By Simonetta Radice

    Mobility Week 2013: from big cities to the mountains in search of a possible balance. By Simonetta Radice.

    Cima Rosa, Rotlspitz, normal route
    13.09.2013 by Eraldo Meraldi in Trekking

    Cima Rosa, Rotlspitz, normal route

    Eraldo Meraldi describes the walk up to Cima Rosa, Rotlspitz, a beautiful and simple outing above the Stelvio Pass and an important historical First World War site.

    Wind of change at the 2013 edition of The North Face Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc
    04.09.2013 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Wind of change at the 2013 edition of The North Face Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc

    The imposing squad of the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc kept spreading under the stars of the Chamonix night. Until 14:30 on Sunday afternoon, each competitor fought fight to pass the final line of the main race on time to be part of the legend. Like Rory Bosio and Xavier Thevenard, express winners of the 2013 edition.

    Gran Paradiso Film Festival: the big show of mother nature
    03.09.2013 by Simonetta Radice in Events

    Gran Paradiso Film Festival: the big show of mother nature

    A look into a forgotten and neglected world that lies right under our nose: the Gran Paradiso Film Festival (August 26th – 31st in Cogne, Rhemes Saint Georges, Valsavarenche Villeneuve and Ceresole Reale) presented an opportunity to consider our relationship with nature.

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