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15.03.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Will Gadd delves beneath Greenland ice

Canadian alpinist Will Gadd travels to Greenland with glaciologist Jason Gulley to better understand the movement of meltwater underneath the icecap.

13.03.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Filip Babicz frees Uragano Dorato, D15 dry tooling at Italy's Bus del Quai

At the drytooling crag Bus del Quai (Italy) Polish climber Filip Babicz has made the first ascent of Uragano Dorato, D15.

12.03.2019 by Ezio Marlier in Alpinism

Aiguille de la Brenva mixed climbs in Mont Blanc massif by Ezio Marlier, Gianpaolo Ducly

Ezio Marlier introduces Million Reasons and Sole, two modern mixed climbs on the East Face of Aiguille de la Brenva in the Mont Blanc massif, established with Gianpaolo Ducly.

09.03.2019 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

For Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard lost forever on Nanga Parbat

The news broke a short time ago that the search has officially been called off on Nanga Parbat for Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard, the two mountaineers who have not been heard from since Sunday 24 February.

08.03.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Roger Schäli and Bernd Rathmayr add new mixed climb to Kandersteg

Swiss alpinists Roger Schäli and Bernd Rathmayr have made the first ascent of Fäderliecht, a new mixed climb at Kandersteg in Switzerland.

07.03.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nanga Parbat, search and rescue flight for Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard postponed to tomorrow

Alex Txikon has announced that he has identified two silhouettes on Nanga Parbat with a telescope from base camp. The helicopters, however, failed to fly to Base Camp today and the search and rescue operations have been postponed until tomorrow, weather permitting.

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 Arcteryx Alpine Academy. This unique event offers climbers of all abilities to learn more about climbing and alpinism directly on Mont Blanc.

06.03.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nanga Parbat, no trace of Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard on the Kinshofer route

This morning the search for Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard on the Kinshofer route proved unsuccessful. Tomorrow on Nanga Parbat the search will resume for the two climbers who have not been heard from since Sunday 24 February.

05.03.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nanga Parbat search for Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard continues

No substantial news from Nanga Parbat while the group of rescuers coordinated by Basque mountaineer Alex Txikon worked hard at searching the mountain for Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard who have not been heard from since Sunday 24 February. Tomorrow the search efforts will continue

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.

04.03.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nanga Parbat: Alex Txikon's team starts search for Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard

 The search continues for Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard: Alex Txikon and his team were transported to Nanga Parbat today and immediately began reconnaissance flights on the mountain. The search operations will continue tomorrow, weather conditions permitting.

03.03.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Search operation for Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard on Nanga Parbat continues

Alex Txikon and his team plus drones should arrive at Nanga Parbat base camp today to resume the search for Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard, almost a week after the last contact with the two mountaineers attempting to climb the Mummery Rib in winter.

02.03.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nanga Parbat: fundraising appeal for Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard search operations

While the poor weather conditions in the Nanga Parbat area are hindering the search for Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard, a group of friends has launched the following appeal for funds in order to try everything possibile in order to find the two alpinists who have been missing since Sunday 24 February.

01.03.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nanga Parbat: still no contact with Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard. Alex Txikon also available for rescue mission

The situation has not changed on Nanga Parbat where, since Sunday 24 February, there has been no news or contact with Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard who have been climbing the Mummery Rib. This morning - if permission to fly is granted - Basque mountaineer Alex Txikon should arrive at base camp in order to support with a drone search.

28.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nanga Parbat: rescue team reaches BC for Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard

A break in the poor weather has enabled helicopters to transport a rescue team to Nanga Parbat. An initial first reconnaissance flight resulted in no signs of Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard.

28.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nanga Parbat: bad weather hinders efforts to rescue Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard

Bad weather has hampered the rescue mission operations for mountaineers Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard, who have not been heard from since Sunday 24 February during their attempt to climb Nanga Parbat in winter. Helicopters with three Pakistani mountaineers (including Ali Sadpara) had left Skardu this morning but were forced to return due to bad weather before reaching Nanga Parbat base camp

27.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nanga Parbat, still no news from Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard

Worrying news from Nanga Parbat in Pakistan where Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard are currently attempting to climb the 8000er in winter. There has been no news from the two mountaineers since Sunday 24 February when the two were above 6000 meters on the Mummery Rib.

26.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Ice climbing World Cup 2019: Nikolai Kuzovlev and Maria Tolokonina win Lead, Ekaterina Koshcheeva and Anton Nemov win Speed

The last stage of the Ice Climbing World Cup took place in Denver, USA, last weekend. Nikolai Kuzovlev and Maria Tolokonina won the Lead World Cup and Ekaterina Koshcheeva and Anton Nemov the Speed World Cup. The Denver Lead stage was won by Yannick Glatthard and Tolokonina while Kuzovlev and Tolokonina won the Speed stage.

23.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Grandes Jorasses Walker Spur Cassin route: double one-day winter ascent!

On Tuesday 19 February the French alpinists Léo Billon, Sébastien Ratel and Benjamin Védrines carried out a one-day winter ascent of the Cassin route up the Walker Spur on the North Face of the Grandes Jorasses. A few hours later, Switzerland’s Caro North and Argentinia’s Carlos Molina also completed the same route in winter having climbed it in a single day.

21.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Matterhorn West Face climbed in winter by Marco Farina and Marco Majori

From 15 to 16 February 2019 Marco Farina and Marco Majori completed a rare repeat of Via Ottin - Daguin up the west face of the Matterhorn.

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