French mountain guide Paul Bonhomme has skied Linea senza frontiere, a new steep ski descent down the south face of Punta Patrì in the Gran Paradiso massif. Bonhomme, who ascended the same line he later skied, reports.
On 05/12/2019 Martin Giovanazzi and Vincenzo Mascaro made what is likely to be the first ski descent down the NE Face of Monte Fibion in the Brenta Dolomites. They have called the gully they skied Canale del Boomerang.
On 08/01/2020 Davide Capozzi and Alessandro Letey descended Trident de Comboé in the Aosta Valley, Italy. This may well be the first ski and snowboard descent of the exposed West Face. Capozzi provides the details.
On the WNW Face of Cima Termoncello in the Brenta Dolomites, Andrea Cozzini, Alberto Ferrazza, Claudio Lanzafame and Marco Maganzini have skied what is likely to be a new descent called Enfant (Terrible). Lanzafame reports.
The video of the mountain rescue carried out by Jeff Mercier and the French mountain rescue service of two very lucky skiers who fell into a crevasse while skiing off-piste down the Vallée Blanche in the Mont Blanc massif.
Luca Dallavalle reports about his Sunday 8 ski descent with his brother Roberto down a bold line on the west fece of Sfulmini in the Brenta Dolomites, between Torre di Brenta and Campanile Alto.
The trailer to the La Liste: Everything or Nothing, the film documenting extreme skiers Jérémie Heitz and Samuel Anthamatten as they travel the globe to ski some of the most beautiful and difficult mountains in the world.
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.
The award-winning animated short film Hors Piste is online, featuring the hilarious and hapless mountain rescuers Parmesan and Salami
Growing up in the limelight isn't easy, and if you are the son of a world champion you know this well. But not all stories are the same. La Sportiva storyteller meets Michele Boscacci to understand how the relationship with his father led him to become one of the strongest ski mountaineers in the world.
The video of the first integral ski descent of Lhotse (8516m) in the Himalaya, down the famous Lhotse Couloir skied in September 2018 by Hilaree Nelson and Jim Morrison.
France’s Christophe Henry is currently on an extended skiing trip to Chile where he has scored a number of first ski descents, including Colmillo Del Diablo in Patagonia with Juan Señoret.
On 16 September 2019 the Slovenian mountaineer and extreme skier Davo Karničar lost his life. Karničar was famous in particular for his first integral ski descent of Everest down the mountain’s south face.
Film premieres and top speakers feature highly in the Alpine Village program of the Arcteryx Alpine Academy 2019, the unique event from 4 - 7 July for climbers of all abilities wishing to learn more about climbing and alpinism directly at Chamonix Mont Blanc.
The award-winning film Ice & Palms that documents the extraordinary journey carried out by Jochen Mesle and Max Kroneck across the Alps by bike and of skis from Germany to Nice in France
On 2 June 2019 Roberto and Luca Dallavalle skied the NE Ridge of Presanella, marking an incredible end to a special season on a classic alpine outing in the Adamello - Presanella group.
Anomalous spring conditions across the Alps were exploited to the max by Denis Trento who managed to ski almost every day up in the Valle d’Aosta mountains. While “seeking the best conditions rather than famous descents”, Trento’s mountaineering always starts directly from the valley floor, is fast & light and at times resorts to using a bike to reduce the approach times.
Saro Costa reports about the first ski descent of the ENE Face of Piz Morteratsch (3752m) in the Bernina range in Switzerland, climbed and skied via the Zippert / Kohler route on 23/05/2019 together with Davide Terraneo and Mattia Varchetti.
American alpinist Steve House has created a free video series entitled Alpine Principles to teach the climbing community how to make better decisions in the mountains.
Marco Maganzini reports about what is likely to be the first ski descent of 'Canale dell'Orco', carried out on 22/03/2019 with Alessandro Beber and Claudio Lanzafame on Punta dell'Orco (3069m) above Val Genova in Adamello massif of the Italian Alps.