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08.10.2013 by Planetmountain in Trekking

Google maps Switzerland's paths

Google and the Swiss Alpine Club (CAS) have launched a project to map a series of paths in Switzerland with the Google Trekker technology.

17.09.2013 by Marco Spataro in Competitions

Tor des Géants 2013, Iker Karrera and Francesca Canepa win

The report by Marco Spataro about the IV Tor des Geants 2013, the race along the paths at the foot of Mont Blanc and the great Valle d'Aosta peaks (330km and 24.000 elevation gain), won by Iker Karrera and Francesca Canepa.

16.09.2013 by Simonetta Radice in Environment

The sustainable mobility challenge, from the cities to the Alps. By Simonetta Radice

Mobility Week 2013: from big cities to the mountains in search of a possible balance. By Simonetta Radice.

13.09.2013 by Eraldo Meraldi in Trekking

Cima Rosa, Rotlspitz, normal route

Eraldo Meraldi describes the walk up to Cima Rosa, Rotlspitz, a beautiful and simple outing above the Stelvio Pass and an important historical First World War site.

04.09.2013 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Wind of change at the 2013 edition of The North Face Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc

The imposing squad of the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc kept spreading under the stars of the Chamonix night. Until 14:30 on Sunday afternoon, each competitor fought fight to pass the final line of the main race on time to be part of the legend. Like Rory Bosio and Xavier Thevenard, express winners of the 2013 edition.

03.09.2013 by Simonetta Radice in Events

Gran Paradiso Film Festival: the big show of mother nature

A look into a forgotten and neglected world that lies right under our nose: the Gran Paradiso Film Festival (August 26th – 31st in Cogne, Rhemes Saint Georges, Valsavarenche Villeneuve and Ceresole Reale) presented an opportunity to consider our relationship with nature.

13.08.2013 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Ciao Icaro

On 12/08/2013 Corrado De Monte, known to all as Icaro, fell to his death while reaching base of Torre Iolanda in Moiazza (Dolomites). Born in Trieste 53 years ago, the Italian alpinist, caver and mountain guide was one of the most popular characters in the climbing and mountaineering world.

05.08.2013 by Benjamin Letham in Alpinism

Video: See you at the bottom!

Benjamin Letham documents his paragliding and wingsuit flights in Switzerland.

31.07.2013 by Simonetta Radice in Environment

SuperAlp part three: from Via Alpina to the land of the Walser

Via Alpina, the ancient Walser people, new inhabitants, old and new means of transport. Searching for a real sustainability. The last of our three episodes of SuperAlp! 2013 by our reporter Simonetta Radice.

Valsesia - pasture portraits. Interview with the author Lorenzo Di Nozzi

Interview with Lorenzo Di Nozzi, the author of Valsesia - pasture portraits, a book of photographs that documents the two-year journey with the shepherds high up in the Sesia Valley (Monte Rosa).

30.07.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Jorg Verhoeven and the Zillertaler Hauptkamm traverse

In July Jorg Verhoeven carried out the traverse of the Zillertaler Hauptkamm in Austria. An unusual week of alpinism in the busy schedule of a great sport climbing champion.

26.07.2013 by Planetmountain in Environment

Baitax and nature's rhythm

An old hut in the mountain above Premana, Claudio who lives in it, and a nature reminiscent of other sounds and rhythms in the video of Matteo Mocellin.

22.07.2013 by Simonetta Radice in Trekking

SuperAlp second part: from Gran Paradiso to Mont Avic

The new challenges of sustainable mobility, between big development projects and small steps. Courmayeur and the futuristic new Mont Blanc cable car. Cogne and its wonderful Sant’Orso meadows, searching for the right balance between tourist development and local economy. The second of the three part series of the 2013 SuperAlp! edition by our reporter Simonetta Radice.

21.07.2013 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Heroic finish to the 2013 Red Bull X-Alps 2013

Monaco welcomed its tenth and final athlete on Friday morning, just hours before the Red Bull X-Alps c2013 ame to an end at 12:00 local time.

18.07.2013 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Red Bull X-Alps 2013: record number of athletes make goal

With just hours before the curtain comes down on the 2013 Red Bull X-Alps, the remaining athletes are putting in a last desperate effort to make it to Monaco before the race ends at 12:00 on Friday.

18.07.2013 by Planetmountain in Events

Adventure Movie Awards Days at San Candido

From 18 - 20 July 20 San Candido (Val Pusteria, Dolomites) will host the first Adventure Days Movie Awards. The program includes the world's 40 best films and documentaries, while special guests include Manolo, Alex Bellini, Danilo Callegari and Michael Wachtler. "A way of being, words by and about Walter Bonatti will be staged in the Dolomites for the first time, as well as numerous workshops for adventure lovers.

17.07.2013 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Red Bull X-Alps 2013: Peter Gebhard fifth

The Italian Peter Gebhard has placed fifth in the Red Bull X-Alps 2013

16.07.2013 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Red Bull X-Alps 2013: Clement Latour and Antoine Girard take silver and bronze

The Frenchmen Clement Latour and Antoine Girard have placed second and third at Red Bull X-Alps 2013, won on Sunday by Switzerland's Christian Maurer.

15.07.2013 by Planetmountain in Competitions

Red Bull X-Alps 2013: historic hat-trick for Christian Maurer

Christian 'Chrigel' Maurer (SUI1) today, Sunday July 14th, set a new record after racing from Salzburg to Monaco in an extraordinary 6 days 23 hours and 40 minutes to win the 2013 Red Bull X-Alps.

15.07.2013 by Simonetta Radice in Environment

SuperAlp 7: borders, ancient routes, populations and inhabitants

The Alpine Convention project, at its seventh edition, brings us through the Western region of the Alps to discover new and old issues. The first of three reports of the 20 SuperAlp! edition by our reporter Simonetta Radice.




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