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25.06.2022 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Patricia Pineda, Pere Rullan win the Cortina Trail 2022

Patricia Pineda and Pere Rullan won the Cortina Trail 2022, the second event of the 2022 edition of La Sportiva Lavaredo Ultra Trail by UTMB.

24.06.2022 by Planetmountain in Competitions

La Sportiva Lavaredo Ultra Trail 2022: Alice Gaggi, Antonio Martinez Perez win the Cortina Sky Race

After 20 km and 1000m elevation gain Italy's Alice Gaggi and Spain's Alex Garcia Carrillo won the Cortina Skyrace 2022. Today it's time for the Cortina Trail and the main event, the La Sportiva Lavaredo Ultra Trail by UTMB 2022.

18.06.2022 by Planetmountain in Environment

Nepal considering Everest Base Camp move due to global warming

The BBC reports that the government of Nepal is considering plans to move Everest Base Camp off the retreating Khumbu glacier due to global warming

01.06.2022 by Planetmountain in Events

A help for Evgeny Kryvosheytsev in Ukraine

Michael Pupeza, Anna Torretta and Stéphanie Maureau have launched a crowdfunding appeal to help Evgeny Kryvosheytsev, the talented climber and ice climber in difficulty due to the war in Ukraine.

14.02.2022 by Planetmountain in Environment

Alps - to go?!

Through global warming, our rampant consumption, unsustainable tourism and our own expectations, the Alps are threatened. Check out the documentary ALPS - TO GO?!, written by Tom Dauer.

25.11.2021 by Planetmountain in Events

Lorenzo Delladio, CEO La Sportiva, named Italian Entrepreneur of the Year Consumer & Retail category

Last night at the Milan Sotck Exchange Lorenzo Delladio, CEO La Sportiva was awarded the Italian Entrepreneur of the Year prize for the category Consumer & Retail.

16.07.2021 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Lorenzo Scandroglio



The Italian mountaineering community is in mourning: Lorenzo Scandroglio, a well-known mountain journalist, writer and translator, mountain hut warden, mountaineer and member of the Italian mountain rescue team, passed away at the age of 52.

23.06.2021 by Planetmountain in Competitions

La Sportiva Lavaredo Ultra Trail, 3800 athletes run the trails of the Dolomites

From Thursday 24 to Sunday 27 June in Cortina d’Ampezzo (Dolomites, Italy), 3,800 athletes will take part in the 14th edition of the La Sportiva Lavaredo Ultra Trail, one of the most important rail running competitions in the world.

22.06.2021 by Andrea Lanfri in Alpinism

Andrea Lanfri climbs Gran Sasso d’Italia during From Coast to Coast project

Italian paralympic athlete Andrea Lanfri reports about his From Coast to Coast project he carried out on Sunday 13 June, during which he climbed to the summit of Gran Sasso d’Italia. He started at Montesilvano on the Adriatic coast and finished his journey at Ladispoli on the Tyrrhenian Sea. Over 300 km non-stop, including the ascent of Corno Grande (2912m)

23.04.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Andrea Lanfri live on World Meningitis Day

Starting at 9.00 am today, Italian Paralympic athlete Andrea Lanfri will travel the route from Marina di Pisa to Monte Serra and back, non-stop, alternating running and cycling. The event will be broadcast live on his social channels, to celebrate World Meningitis Day.

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.

14.01.2021 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Etienne Bernard, goodbye to the young alpinist from Val di Fassa, Dolomites

Etienne Bernard, the 27-year-old ski instructor, mountain guide and mountaineer from Val di Fassa, perished in an avalanche yesterday on Mount Pordoi (Dolomites, Italy).

12.11.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Marmolada: exploring the first refuge in the Dolomites with Bruno Pederiva

The oldest refuge in the Dolomites, located on the east face of Punta Penia on Marmolada, featuring mountain guide Bruno Pederiva.


05.09.2020 by Andrea Benesso in Environment

Cinque Torri flash mob in protest against new infrastructure in the Dolomites

The press release concerning a 'mountaineering' flash mob that took place on 03/40/2020 on the Cinque Torri (Cortina, Dolomites) in protest against new ski lifts and constructions in the Dolomites.

30.07.2020 by Planetmountain in Trekking

Brenta Dolomites Via ferrata Bocchette Alte reopens

The world-famous Via Ferrata Bocchette Alte in the Brenta Dolomites reopened on 28 July 2020 after maintenance.

Climbing and climate change

How does our love for the mountains affect the climate? And what can we do to change this process? Germany's Lena Müller, who is currently doing a PhD on the effects of climate change at the University of Innsbruck and recently repeated the E9 Prinzip Hoffnung at Bürs, shares her thoughts.

01.07.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Tamara Lunger to climb highest mountains in Italy

South Tyrolean mountaineer Tamara Lunger begins today her 'Tamara Tour Italy'. This summer she will travel by camper across Italy to discover and climb the highest mountains in the country’s 20 regions.

22.06.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Walter Bonatti would have turned 90 today

In order to remember the great mountaineer and extremely special man who passed away in 2011, we’ve published the thoughts and memories of his inseparable life partner Rossana Podestà.

11.06.2020 by Giovanni Spitale in Alpinism

Hike & Fly with Angela Bonato, Giovanni Spitale

Giovanni Spitale and Angela Bonato discuss their Hike & Fly; powered only by their own means they reach point where to liftoff and fly their paragliders. An eco-friendly and sensible way to enjoy the mountains in these particular times. By Giovanni Spitale.

17.05.2020 by Ragni di Lecco in Alpinism

A beer with Berna: a drink on Sunday evening for Matteo Bernasconi

On Sunday 17 May 2020 at 18:30 the Italian Ragni di Lecco climbing club invites everyone to have a drink in memory of Matteo Bernasconi. Here is how the Ragni di Lecco, to which Berna belonged, explain the initiative.

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