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    Tonale new ski descent by Miori and Mascaro down Punta Castellaccio

    Tonale new ski descent by Miori and Mascaro down Punta Castellaccio

    On 9 February 2019 Alessio Miori and Vincenzo Mascaro skied a possible new line down Punta Castellaccio above the Tonale Pass in the Adamello - Presanella group of the Italian Alps.

    Brenta Dolomites Cima Tosa East Face ski descent by Luca and Roberto Dallavalle

    Brenta Dolomites Cima Tosa East Face ski descent by Luca and Roberto Dallavalle

    Luca Dallavalle reports about the probable first ski descent of the east face of Cima Tosa in the Brenta Dolomites, climbed and skied on 03/03/2019 with his brother Roberto Dallavalle.

    Ski Mountaineering World Championships: Robert Antonioli and Axelle Mollaret crowned Individual World Champions
    14.03.2019 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Ski Mountaineering World Championships: Robert Antonioli and Axelle Mollaret crowned Individual World Champions

    Villars-sur-Ollon in Switzerland is currently hosting the Ski Mountaineering World Championships. Robert Antonioli and Axelle Mollaret (FRA) were crowned Individual world champions. Arno Lietha (SUI) and Claudia Galicia Cotrina (ESP) won gold in the Sprint, while Werner Marti (SUI) and Andrea Mayr (AUT) won the Vertical.

    New ski descent in Brenta Dolomites on Pietra Grande

    New ski descent in Brenta Dolomites on Pietra Grande

    On 14 February 2019 Andrea Cozzini and Claudio Lanzafame skied a line called ‘Why don’t you get a job?’. This is likely to be the first ski descent of the SSE Face of Pietra Grande in the Brenta Dolomites.

    Arc'teryx Alpine Academy 2019, alpinism and climbing for everyone on Mont Blanc
    07.03.2019 by Planetmountain in Events

    Arc'teryx Alpine Academy 2019, alpinism and climbing for everyone on Mont Blanc

    From 4 to 7 July 2019 Chamonix, France will host the Arc'teryx Alpine Academy. This unique event offers climbers of all abilities to learn more about climbing and alpinism directly on Mont Blanc.

    Paul Bonhomme skis Dent Blanche East Face in Switzerland

    Paul Bonhomme skis Dent Blanche East Face in Switzerland

    French mountain guide Paul Bonhomme has made what is likely to be a new ski descent down the East Face of Dent Blanche in Switzerland.

    Igor Koller appeals against access restrictions to Tatra National Park
    05.03.2019 by Igor Koller in Environment

    Igor Koller appeals against access restrictions to Tatra National Park

    Slovak mountaineer Igor Koller appeals to all mountaineers, climbers, walkers, ski mountaineers against restrictions within the Tatra National Park. An online petition has been created to safeguard access to these mountains in Slovakia.

    Marc Obrist crowned Arc'teryx King of Dolomites 2019
    26.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Events

    Marc Obrist crowned Arc'teryx King of Dolomites 2019

    The 2019 edition of Arc'teryx King of Dolomites, the photo contest in the Pale di San Martino range aimed at shooting the most beautiful freeride, ski or snowboard photo of the Dolomites, was won on Sunday by Swiss photographer Marc Obrist with a photo of rider Raphael Öttl. Special mentions to outdoor photographers Ruggero Arena and Giovanni Danieli.

    Brenta Dolomites Cima Mandron skied by Roberto and Luca Dallavalle

    Brenta Dolomites Cima Mandron skied by Roberto and Luca Dallavalle

    On 16/02/2019 Roberto Dallavalle and his brother Luca made the first ski descent on the south face of Cima Mandron in the Brenta Dolomites.

    Arc'teryx King of Dolomites 2019 frreeride photo contest in Pale di San Martino
    19.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Events

    Arc'teryx King of Dolomites 2019 frreeride photo contest in Pale di San Martino

    From 21 - 24 February 2019 San Martino di Castrozza (Dolomites) will host the seventh edition of King of Dolomites, the international photo contest to shoot the most beautiful freeride photo of the Dolomites.

    Paul Bonhomme and Stephane Roguet discover Injection l'Étale on Mt. Étale in France

    Paul Bonhomme and Stephane Roguet discover Injection l'Étale on Mt. Étale in France

    On 6 February 2019 French alpinists Paul Bonhomme and Stephane Roguet made the first ski descent of the East Face of Mt. Étale in France.

    Pietra Grande first ski descent in Brenta Dolomites by Claudio Lanzafame, Marco Maganzini

    Pietra Grande first ski descent in Brenta Dolomites by Claudio Lanzafame, Marco Maganzini

    Claudio Lanzafame and Marco Maganzini have made a first ski descent on the northwest face of Pietra Grande in the Brenta Dolomites, Italy. Lanzafame reports about True Love, climbed and skied on on 20/12/2018

    Ski Mountaineering World Cup: Eydallin, Mollart, Arnold, Fatton win in France

    Ski Mountaineering World Cup: Eydallin, Mollart, Arnold, Fatton win in France

    The third stage of the Ski Mmountaineering World Cup 2019 was staged this weekend at Le Dévoluy in France. Matteo Eydallin and Axelle Mollaret won the Individual race, while Iwan Arnold and Marianne Fatton won the Sprint.

    Ski Mountaineering World Cup, Robert Antonioli and Alba De Silvestro win Individual race in Andorra
    31.01.2019 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Ski Mountaineering World Cup, Robert Antonioli and Alba De Silvestro win Individual race in Andorra

    Andorra hosted the second stage of the Ski Mountaineering World Cup 2019. Italy’s Robert Antonioli and Alba De Silvestro won the Individual race, while Switzerland’s Werner Marti and Victoria Kreuzer won the Vertical.

    Les Drus: Triple Couloir tracked by Julien Herry, Laurent Bibollet

    Les Drus: Triple Couloir tracked by Julien Herry, Laurent Bibollet

    French alpinists Julien Herry and Laurent Bibollet have scored the first descent of the Triple couloir on the West Face of Les Drus in the Mont Blanc massif. The two descended on snowboard.

    Ski Mountaineering World Cup 2019 gets off to a blazing start at Bischofshofen in Austria
    21.01.2019 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Ski Mountaineering World Cup 2019 gets off to a blazing start at Bischofshofen in Austria

    Bischofshofen in Austria hosted the first stage of the Ski Mountaineering World Cup. 2019.Robert Antonioli and Marianne Fatton won the Sprint race, while the Individual race was won by Michele Boscacci and Axelle Mollaret.

    Hübschhorn north face ski descent by Sébastien de Sainte Marie

    Hübschhorn north face ski descent by Sébastien de Sainte Marie

    On 18/12/2018 Sébastien de Sainte Marie skied a line, possibly new, down the North Face of Hübschhorn, Lepontine Alps, Switzerland.

    Zabardast: Biacherahi and the incredible freeride skiing in the heart of the Karakorum

    Zabardast: Biacherahi and the incredible freeride skiing in the heart of the Karakorum

    The film Zabardast directed by Jérôme Tanon that documents a trip into the heart of the Karakorum to explore the potential for freeride skiing in Pakistan. The highlight was the ski descent of 5880m high Biacherahi. With Thomas Delfino, Léo Taillefer, Zak Mills, Yannick Graziani and Hélias Millerioux.

    Cogne ice climbing: mountain guides in defence of Bearded Vulture in Valnontey
    18.12.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Cogne ice climbing: mountain guides in defence of Bearded Vulture in Valnontey

    planetmountain.com has received and is publishing the press release of the Italian Mountain Guides regarding the Bearded Vulture in Valnontey (Cogne). Ice climbing is currently prohibited on the Money summit plateau and the adjacent icefalls: L’ago di Money, Di fianco alla leggenda, Repentance super, La volpe e l’uva, Monday Money, Gusto di Scozia and Flash estivo.

    Tommy Caldwell, climate change and Yosemite valley
    10.12.2018 by Tommy Caldwell in Environment

    Tommy Caldwell, climate change and Yosemite valley

    Starting from what he has observed in the Yosemite Valley, American climber Tommy Caldwell shares his concerns about climate change.

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