Between February and May 2014, Italian skiers Francesco Vascellari, Davide D'Alpaos and Loris De Barba carried out a series of first ski descents to solve some old problems in the Dolomites. They concluded their run with a repeat of the East Face of the Matterhorn, first skied by Tone Valeruz in 1975.
Last Saturday, at Puy Saint Vincent in France, the Individual race of the first leg of the Scarpa ISMF Ski Mountaineering World Cup 2015 was won by Anton Palzer and Laetitia Roux. On Sunday Roux the Sprint race was won by Roux and Robert Antonioli, while today Roux won the Vertical Race together with Kilian Jornet Burgada.
The short film Blutopia about the outstanding climbing, walking, high lining and BASE Jumping in Australia's Blue Mountains. Simon Blair of Mission Control Collective explains the motivation behind this film.
Located in the heart of Alta Val Badia, Camping Sas de Dlacia is a starting point for countless visions of the Dolomites that include trekking, ski mountaineering, snowshoeing, alpinism and rock climbing.
Any old mountain, any old valley above Cuneo and the first ski mountaineering trip of the season. By Mattia Salvi.
The video Mica to Greenland by The North Face, with the snowboarders and freeriders Lucas Debari, Johnny Collinson, Hilaree O'Neill and Ralph Backstrom.
The short film of the first speedflying descent of Canalone Neri, Brenta Dolomites, carried out on 2 November 2014 by Luca Tamburini and Jacopo Pellizzari.
GORE-TEX Experience Tour: follow Edurne Pasaban in the footsteps of Lucy Walker to the summit of Balmhorn
Register online until 31 December 2014 to relive an adventure that left its mark on the history of alpinism: ascend Balmhorn (3698m), Bernese Alps, together with Edurne Pasaban, following in the footsteps of Lucy Walker, the legendary mountaineer who made the first ascent of this Swiss peak in 1864.
The video Your Land by The North Face that celebrates the most isolated, and least isolated places on this planet.
On 29/09/2014 Swedish skier Andreas Fransson and Canadian skier JP Auclair were killed by an avalanche on Monte San Lorenzo in Patagonia, on the border between Chile and Argentina. Both were considered two of the world's premier skiers.
The video of Sébastien Montaz-Rosset in the Géant glacier, Mont Blanc.
On 03/06/2014 French Mountain Guide Julien Herry made the first snowboard descent of the Éperon Jumeaux on Aiguille du Midi, along with his friend Raph Bonnet who made only the second ski descent after Jean-Marc Boivin in 1986
On 18 May 2014 Davide Capozzi and Julien Herry snowboarded down the NE Face of Testa di Valnontey (Gran Paradiso), skied for the first and only time by Remy Lecluse in 2010. The report by Davide Capozzi.
On 04/05/2014 Simon Kehrer, Roberto Tasser and Ivan Canins skied a new line down the North Face of Peitlerkofel's Cima Piccola in the Italian Dolomites. The report by Franco Mucchietto.
Sass de Mesdì: first ski descent by Francesco Tremolada and Andrea Oberbacher in the Sella group, Dolomites
On 09/05/2014 Francesco Tremolada and Andrea Oberbacher skied a new line down the East Face of Sass de Mesdì that leads directly into the famous Val Mesdì, Sella, Dolomites.
Two new steep ski descents in the Fanes group in the Dolomites: on 20/03/2014 Simon Kehrer, Paul Willeit and Albert Palfrader skied the NNE Face of Sas de Crosta (Monte Pares), while on 14/04/2014 Simon Kehrer and Roberto Tasser descended the NNE Face of Sas dle Diesc (Sasso delle Dieci). The report by Franco Mucchietto.
On 26th of April 2014 the Finnish skiers Mika Merikanto and Mikko Heimonen made what is believed to be the first ski descent of the South Ridge of Tour Noir in the Mont Blanc massif.
Mountain Guide Eraldo Meraldi describes the ascent of Monte Cevedale, a classic spring ski mountaineering outing in the Ortles - Cevedale group
On 10/04/2014 Francesco Tremolada, Enrico Baccanti, Norbert Frenademez and Andrea Oberbacher made the probable first ski descent of the NNW Face of Tofana di Dentro, Dolomites.
On 17 April 2014 Davide Capozzi, Julien Herry and Francesco Civra Dano descended the West Couloir of the Zmutt Ridge on the Matterhorn, Switzerland.