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Apogée - Andreas Fransson and JP Auclair memorial film

The film Apogée in memory of the skiers Andreas Fransson and JP Auclair who were killed just over a year ago, on 29 September 2014, by an avalanche on Monte San Lorenzo in Patagonia.

29.09.2015 by Ivo Ferrari in Alpinism

Pelmo North Face winter ascent. A climbing story for commanders only

Ivo Ferrari retraces the winter repeat of the Pelmo North Face, carried out in the Dolomites by Soro Dorotei, Renato Panciera and Giuliano De Marchi. One of the most memorable stories of alpinism and winter mountaineering

16.09.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Dôme de Neige des Écrins, avalanche kills 7 alpinists in French Alps

Seven alpinists were killed on Tuesday, 15 September 2015 when they were hit by an avalanche on Dôme de Neige, in France’s Ecrins massif.

20.08.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Alps feels with Jorg Verhoeven and Jon Glassberg

20 days climbing in the Austrian, Swiss, Italian, and French Alps with Jorg Verhoeven and Jon Glassberg in search of adventure, choss, and mountain feels among some of the most famous and climbed mountains in the world.

29.07.2015 by Daniela Zangrando in Alpinism

Coffee Break - Chogolisa's roof

Delving into shapes, the history and the perceived mountains. Daniela Zangrando in her Coffee Break interviews Maxime Guitton, in charge of "Soutien à la création" at the Centre national des arts plastiques (CNAP) in Paris.

Grand Combin de Grafenière snowboarding trilogy

Davide Capozzi reports about three first snowboard descents on Grand Combin de Grafenière, carried out with Julien Herry and Denis Trento.

27.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Events

Adventure Awards Days 2015 at Livigno

From the 27th of July to the 2nd of August 2015 Livigno will host the Adventure Awards Days, the international festival dedicated to adventure and exploration. Events are dedicated to running, trekking, yoga, mtb, photo and storytelling workshops and the first edition of BAM!, the European meeting of bicycle travelers and adventurers. Furthermore: meetings, shows, concerts at dawn, films and parties. Special guests include Paolo Rumiz, Cristiano Godano (voice of Marlene Kunz) and Willy Mulonia.

Cima Tuckett, classic ski mountaineering in the Ortles Cevedale massif

Mountain Guide Eraldo Meraldi introduces Cima Tuckett (3462m), the classic ski touring itinerary in the Stelvio National Park, Ortles - Cevedale massif, Italy.

15.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nepal I love you #1

The video Nepal I love you #1 by Camp 4 Collective and the appeal to admire the extraordinary beauty of this country, to help tourism return and to help this territory after the massive earthquake that has put this country in serious difficulty.

Pain de Sucre and the Voie Originale descent by Capozzi, Herry and Civra Dano

David Capozzi reports about the 10 May first snowboard and ski descent, carried out together with Julien Herry and Francesco Civra Dano, of the entire Voie Originale down the North Face of Pain de Sucre, Mont Blanc.

Breche Victor Chaud - Couloir Pèlas Verney

The magnificent ski descent down Couloir Pèlas Verney on Breche Victor Chaud (3142m) in France's Écrins massif. By Mattia Salvi.

XX Mezzalama behind the scenes...

The 'behind the scenes' insight written by Marco Spataro, one of the many mountain guides and pros involved in safety preparations of the twentieth edition of Mezzalama, the legendary ski mountaineering competition on Monte Rosa, won last Saturday by Michele Boscacci, Matteo Eydallin and Damiano Lenzi and by Emelie Forsberg, Axelle Mollaret and Jennifer Fiechter.

02.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Mezzalama 2015 live streaming

Live streaming of the XX Mezzalama Trophy, the legendary ski mountaineering competition on the Monte Rosa massif.

Mezzalama 2015, all is set of Saturday's start

Everything is set for the Mezzalama Trophy 2015 that will take place on Saturday 2 May on the Monte Rosa massif. The decision was confirmed after consulting Luca Mercalli and the Italian Meteorological Society.

27.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nepal earthquake death toll continues to rise, Everest disaster area

The death toll continues to rise in the aftermath of the earthquake that hit Nepal on Saturday and passes 3200, with more than 6000 people injured. The avalanche that struck Everest base camp is said to have caused at least 18 deaths. Four Italian speleologists are feared missing from the village of Langtang; Giuseppe Pino Antonini, Gigliola Mancinelli, Oskar Piazza and Giovanni Pizzorni.

27.04.2015 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Nepal earthquake: Oskar Piazza, Gigliola Mancinelli, Renzo Benedetti and Marco Pojer perish

The news was made official a few hours ago: the well-known Italian mountain guide and member of the mountain rescue service Oskar Piazza and Dr. Gigliola Mancinelli perished beneath an avalanche triggered by the earthquake that destroyed the village of Langtang in northern Nepal. The other two expedition members Giovanni Pizzorini and Pino Antonini have survived. Four Italians died as a result of Saturday’s earthquake; the well-known mountaineer Renzo Benedetti and Marco Pojer were buried by an avalanche in the Rolwaling Valley. In the meantime Nepal is enduring days of extreme difficulty.

22.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Competitions

XX Mezzalama postponed by a week

The Mezzalama Trophy 2015 has been postponed due to adverse weather conditions. The classic ski mountaineering competition on Monte Rosa is now scheduled for 1 - 3 May.

20.04.2015 by Marco Spataro in Competitions

XX Mezzalama legendary ski mountaineering Saturday 25 April

The XX Mezzalama, the legendary ski mountaineering competition in the Monte Rosa massif, takes place on 25 April 2015. Marco Spataro reports.

Monte Emilius NW Couloir snowboard descent by Capozzi and Herry

Davide Capozzi reports about the first snowboard descent (and possible first overall descent) of the NW Couloir on the North Face of Mount Emilius, Valle d’Aosta, carried out with Julien Herry on 13/04/2015.

06.03.2015 by Planetmountain in Environment

Lands of Clouds and Wind - a tribute to nature's beauty and to Gran Sasso

In this video Vincenzo Mazza takes us on a fantastic photographic journey through the Gran Sasso - Laga National Park, Abruzzo, Italy




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