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16.02.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Roger Schäli and Marcel Schenk climb Lila Luna, direct start to Sot la sesa at Mulegns

Swiss mountaineers Roger Schäli and Marcel Schenk have made the first ascent of Lila Luna, a direct start to the classic icefall Sot la sesa at Mulegns in Switzerland.

15.02.2021 by Nicholas Hobley in Interviews

Sean Villanueva and the magical Moonwalk Traverse of Fitz Roy skyline solo in Patagonia

Interview with Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll after the Fitz Roy Traverse in Patagonia, carried out solo from 5 to 10 February and christened the Moonwalk Traverse by the Belgian mountaineer. This is only the second time that the iconic skyline of Patagonia has been climbed in its entirety in a single push, and the first solo.

15.02.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Two spectacular new icefalls in Dolomites, directly opposite Tre Cime di Lavaredo

South Tyrolean mountain guides Manuel and Martin Baumgartner have established Eisradius and Last Minute, two new ice climbs in Rienztal (Höhlensteintal) with spectacular panorama onto the Tre Cime di Lavaredo described as 'probably one of the most beautiful views in the Dolomites.’

13.02.2021 by Manrico Dell'Agnola in Alpinism

Mountaineering in Antarctica with Gianluca Cavalli, Manrico Dell'Agnola, Marcello Sanguineti

The third and final episode of the Karpos web series 'Antarctica: beyond the end of the world' featuring Italian mountaineers Gianluca Cavalli, Manrico Dell'Agnola and Marcello Sanguineti mountaineering in the Antarctic.

12.02.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Sean Villanueva completes astounding solo of Fitz Roy Traverse in Patagonia

Belgian climber Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll has made a solo ascent of the Fitz Roy Traverse in Patagonia. This is one of the most important climbs ever carried out in Patagonia.

11.02.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Antarctica: exploration and research with Gianluca Cavalli, Manrico Dell'Agnola, Marcello Sanguineti

The second episode of the Karpos web series 'Antarctica: beyond the end of the world' featuring the Italian mountaineers Gianluca Cavalli, Manrico Dell'Agnola and Marcello Sanguineti exploring fjords, valleys, and glaciers with kayaks, skis, and sleds.

10.02.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Paralpinism in Patagonia: French flight off Aiguille de l’S

Watch elite French High Mountain Military Group mountaineers climb and fly off Aiguille de l’S in Patagonia. The paralpinism feat was carried out on 8 February 2020.

09.02.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Farewell to Cala Cimenti and Patrick Negro

Carlo Alberto Cimenti, best known as Cala, and Patrick Negro perished yesterday in an avalanche while skiing in the mountains of Susa Valley in Italy.

08.02.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Still no news about missing K2 climbers Juan Pablo Mohr, Muhammad Ali Sadpara, John Snorri

Search continues for the mountaineers Juan Pablo Mohr, Muhammad Ali Sadpara and John Snorri, missing on K2 since last Friday. Reconnaissance flights carried out by Pakistani military helicopters proved unsuccessful. In the meantime, two relatives of Ali Sadpara will climb K2 to try to locate the mountaineers.


06.02.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Missing on K2 Juan Pablo Mohr, Muhammad Ali Sadpara, John Snorri

Climbers Juan Pablo Mohr, Muhammad Ali Sadpara and John Snorri are currently missing on K2. The three mountaineers were last seen engaged in their push to reach the summit of the second highest mountain in the world.

05.02.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Atanas Skatov dies in a fall on K2

Bulgarian climber Atanas Skatov has died while descending from K2. The 42-year-old was attempting to climb the second highest mountain in the world in winter and had previously climbed 10 eight-thousanders.

Gold Card Couloir first ski descent in Canada by Brette Harrington, Christina Lustenberger, Andrew McNab

Brette Harrington, Christina Lustenberger and Andrew McNab have made the first ski descent of Gold Card Couloir located between Mount Burnham and Mount Grady in the Monashee Mountains, Canada.

02.02.2021 by Planetmountain in Environment

Farewell to Galliano Bordin, founder of AKU

Galliano Bordin, the founder of the Italian footwear company AKU, passed away aged 85 on Saturday. The son of a family of shoemakers, Bordin founded the company at Montebelluna in Northern Italy and exported walking shoes, trekking and mountaineering boots and outdoor footwear to over 30 countries around the world including Europe, North America, Asia and Australia.

01.02.2021 by Roger Schäli in Alpinism

Dani Arnold and Roger Schäli fire Exocet at Lauterbrunnen

The report by Swiss mountaineer Roger Schäli who, with Dani Arnold on 19/01/2021, made the first ascent of Exocet, a mixed climb in Lauterbrunnental, Switzerland.

29.01.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Antarctica: beyond the end of the world with Gianluca Cavalli, Manrico Dell'Agnola, Marcello Sanguineti

The first episode of the Karpos web series "Antarctica: beyond the end of the world" featuring the Italian mountaineers Gianluca Cavalli, Manrico Dell'Agnola and Marcello Sanguineti.

28.01.2021 by Manuel Baumgartner in Climbing

Dolomites Nasswand reveals its Surprise to Martin and Manuel Baumgartner

South Tyrolean mountain guide Manuel Baumgartner reports about the first ascent of Surprise, a new mixed climb up Nasswand / Croda Bagnata, in the Höhlensteintal / Valle di Landro, Dolomites first ascended with his cousin Martin Baumgartner.

28.01.2021 by Gianni Del Din in Alpinism

Dolomites ice climbing: Cascata Toboga climbed at Pala delle Masenada in Moiazza

Climbed on 16 January 2021 by Gianni Del Din and Otello De Toni, the icefall Cascata Toboga at Pala delle Masenade in Moiazza (Dolomites) is the winter version of the summer rock climb first ascended in 1989 by Giuliano De Marchi and Anna Sommavilla. Del Din reports while the topo is provided by Giorgia Felicetti and Federico Dell’Antone.



25.01.2021 by Markus Huber in Alpinism

Space Shuttle on Kleine Rodelheilspitze, new mixed climb in the Dolomites

Markus Huber from the South Tyrol reports about the first ascent of Space Shuttle, a new mixed climb on Kleine Rodelheilspitze (Sass dla Lùesa), above Passo Gardena in the Sella group of the Italian Dolomites.

24.01.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

K2 first winter ascent, the video of the historic Nepalese climb vs. global warming

The video of the historic first winter ascent of K2, completed by 10 Nepalese mountaineers on 16 January 2021.

23.01.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Tamara Lunger continues K2 winter expedition

South Tyrolean mountaineer Tamara Lunger has announced she will continue her attempt to climb K2 in winter.


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