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    A beer with Berna: a drink on Sunday evening for Matteo Bernasconi
    17.05.2020 by Ragni di Lecco in Alpinism

    A beer with Berna: a drink on Sunday evening for Matteo Bernasconi

    On Sunday 17 May 2020 at 18:30 the Italian Ragni di Lecco climbing club invites everyone to have a drink in memory of Matteo Bernasconi. Here is how the Ragni di Lecco, to which Berna belonged, explain the initiative.

    Ciao Berna! Farewell to Matteo Bernasconi
    13.05.2020 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

    Ciao Berna! Farewell to Matteo Bernasconi

    On 12 May 2020 Matteo Bernasconi, the talented Italian alpinist, mountain guide and member of the Ragni di Lecco climbing club, perished in an avalanche. Born in 1982 and loved by everyone, Berna was ski mountaineering in Valtellina when the accident occurred.

    Carie, at 9pm this evening the premiere of the film by Marzio Nardi, Federico Ravassard, Achille Mauri
    27.04.2020 by Planetmountain in Climbing

    Carie, at 9pm this evening the premiere of the film by Marzio Nardi, Federico Ravassard, Achille Mauri

    From 21:00 to 24:00 this evening the premiere of Carie, the film by Marzio Nardi, Federico Ravassard and Achille Mauri exploring and climbing in the marble quarries at Carrara in Italy.

    Tom Ballard, the film about the great British climber
    24.04.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Tom Ballard, the film about the great British climber

    Tom, the film by Angel Esteban and Elena Goatelli, is now online. This documents the attempt of British mountaineer Tom Ballard to become the first to solo in the same winter season the six great North Faces of the Alps: Cima Grande di Lavaredo, Pizzo Badile, Matterhorn, Grandes Jorasses, Petit Dru and the Eiger. This is a touching portrait about Ballard who lost his life on Nanga Parbat with Daniele Nardi in 2019.

    The mountains won’t wait. By Enrico Veronese, Giovanni Zaccaria

    23.04.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    The mountains won’t wait. By Enrico Veronese, Giovanni Zaccaria


    The video, photos and words of Giovanni Zaccaria and Enrico Veronese about how, once again, the mountains can inspire us.

    Matterhorn guides raise over €14,000 with charity sale of historic Échelle Jordan ladder
    21.04.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Matterhorn guides raise over €14,000 with charity sale of historic Échelle Jordan ladder

    The Italian Matterhorn Guides have raised € 14,631 with the sale of the historic Échelle Jordan, the original rope ladder used by thousands of mountaineers on their way to the summit of the Matterhorn. The money will go to charities fighting the coronavirus.

    Remembering Hansjörg Auer, David Lama, Jess Roskelley
    16.04.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Remembering Hansjörg Auer, David Lama, Jess Roskelley

    It's a year to the day that Hansjörg Auer, David Lama and Jess Roskelley were killed in a climbing accident on Howse Peak in Canada.

    Rosso 70, online the mountaineering, memories and life of the Scoiattoli di Cortina
    09.04.2020 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

    Rosso 70, online the mountaineering, memories and life of the Scoiattoli di Cortina

    Courtesy of the Scoiattoli di Cortina we have published online Rosso 70: Stories and memories of 70 years of alpinism of the Scoiattoli di Cortina. The film by Vinicio Stefanello and Francesco Mansutti retraces the first 70 years of the historic and famous Italian mountaineering club established in the Dolomites in 1939.


    Of Rocks and Needles: Isabelle and Volker Schöffl, medical volunteers and climbers in Laos
    04.04.2020 by Planetmountain in Interviews

    Of Rocks and Needles: Isabelle and Volker Schöffl, medical volunteers and climbers in Laos

    The award-winning film Of Rocks and Needles directed by Kilian Reil documenting the voluntary medical work in Laos of German climber and doctor Volker Schöffl and his wife Isabelle.

    La Sportiva produces face masks to combat coronavirus pandemic
    01.04.2020 by Planetmountain in Environment

    La Sportiva produces face masks to combat coronavirus pandemic

    Everyone is united, even the outdoor world against Covid-19: La Sportiva has converted part of its production to create lab coats and face masks for the Province of Trento to combat the coronavirus emergency.

    Eleonora Delnevo: the sound of the epidemic affecting us all
    28.03.2020 by Eleonora Delnevo in Environment

    Eleonora Delnevo: the sound of the epidemic affecting us all

    'This is my city. This is Bergamo. This is the sound of the epidemic affecting us all.' Italian mountaineer Eleonora Delnevo shares the pain of her city battling against the coronavirus.

    Steve House live online with the Masherbrum Tales
    26.03.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Steve House live online with the Masherbrum Tales

    
Today at 18:00 CET live streaming with American alpinist Steve House as he talks about his attempt on the unclimbed North Pillar of Masherbrum and how this paved the way for some of the most important ascents of his career.

    Do your part

    Do your part

    Now more than ever we are called upon to do our part. We must stay at home for everyone’s good, in order to regain happiness and also the freedom to return to the mountains.

    Tamara Lunger home training
    20.03.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Tamara Lunger home training

    Join South Tyrolean mountaineer Tamara Lunger every two days as she broadcasts her home training on her Instagram channel. A home workout to stay in shape and have fun.

    Klaas Willems: Cystic Fibrosis, Coronavirus and why further apart is closer together
    18.03.2020 by Klaas Willems in Climbing

    Klaas Willems: Cystic Fibrosis, Coronavirus and why further apart is closer together

    Extremely talented Belgian climber Klaas Willems, affected by Cystic Fibrosis, appeals to the climbing community to stay at home to decrease the spread of the Coronavirus.

    Partnership vs Coronavirus
    16.03.2020 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

    Partnership vs Coronavirus

    We are called upon to face one of the biggest tests of our time, one the must deal with the utmost difficulties. In order to do so we must use all our strength and experience. And we must do it all together. Only then will everything be fine.

    Nepal and China shut down Everest and all Himalaya
    14.03.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Nepal and China shut down Everest and all Himalaya

    The governments of China and Nepal have suspended all climbing permits to Everest and the highest mountains in the world in an attempt to curb the spread of Coronavirus.

    Stefano Ghisolfi: stay at home, it’s time to climb and let your imagination soar
    09.03.2020 by Stefano Ghisolfi in Climbing

    Stefano Ghisolfi: stay at home, it’s time to climb and let your imagination soar

    Stefano Ghisolfi, one of the best sport climbers in the world, appeals to the climbing community to not underestimate the Coronavirus crisis and to stay at home as much as possible.

    Orazio Codega, historic president and soul of CAMP, passes away aged 80
    19.11.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Orazio Codega, historic president and soul of CAMP, passes away aged 80

    Orazio Codega, president and genuine soul of CAMP, has passed away aged 80. Born in 1939, from the Sixties until 2004 he shaped the Italian company into becoming it one of the world leaders in the production of climbing and mountaineering equipment.

    Mont Blanc Planpincieux glacier in danger of collapsing

    Mont Blanc Planpincieux glacier in danger of collapsing

    The Planpincieux glacier on the Italian side of the Grandes Jorasses (Mont Blanc) is at risk of collapsing. The road into Val Ferret has been closed. And yet it seems as if nothing awakens us.

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