All 11 victims involved in the glacier collapse on Sunday 3 July 2022 on Marmolada, Dolomites, have been identified. The Mountain Rescue service has announced that Phase Two will now begin.
Vinicio Stefanello leaves planetmountain.com. The site, which for 22 years has been a reference point for all those who love the mountains, mountaineering and climbing, continues under the leadership of Nicholas Hobley.
The Italian outdoor clothing brand Karpos has made a donation of 50,000 euros towards the Italian Veneto Region fundraising campaign for refugees from the Ukraine. Published below is their press release.
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.
The trailer to the documentary The Wall - Climb for Gold that follows the efforts of elite climbers Janja Garnbret, Shauna Coxsey, Brooke Raboutou and Miho Nonaka as they battle to qualify for the first ever Olympic climbing competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The 2021 Piolets d'Or awards for alpinism will be awarded in November at Briançon, France, to Pierrick Fine and Symon Welfringer for their ascent of Sani Pakkush and Ethan Berman and Uisdean Hawthorn for their ascent of Mount Robson. Catalan climber Silvia Vidal has received a special mention.
Local climbers Barbara Zangerl and Jacopo Larcher have launched a petition to save Lorünser Wändle, one of the most important crags in Vorarlberg, Austria currently at risk of being quarried.
The Alpine Club has opened its landmark exhibition 'Everest: By Those Who Were There' to the public. The exhibition commemorates 100 years since the first expedition to Mount Everest in 1921, and explores, in intimate detail, the three Alpine Club and Royal Geographical Society expeditions of the 1920s.
PIA (Pakistan International Airlines) has relaunched its Air Safari service, naming it Sadpara Air Safari after the prominent pakistani mountaineer Muhammad Ali Sadpara.
While Reinhold Messner and Diane Schumacher have announced their wedding, the historic owners of Grivel, Betta and Gioachino Gobbi, got married on May 8 2021.
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.
Carlo Alberto Cimenti, best known as Cala, and Patrick Negro perished yesterday in an avalanche while skiing in the mountains of Susa Valley in Italy.
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.
Cesare Maestri passed away yesterday aged 91. The highly talented Italian alpinist, mountain guide and author was nicknamed il Ragno delle Dolomiti, the Spider of the Dolomites. His name will always be intrinsically linked not only to his beloved home mountains, but also to Cerro Torre in Patagonia.
The oldest refuge in the Dolomites, located on the east face of Punta Penia on Marmolada, featuring mountain guide Bruno Pederiva.
American alpinist Graham Zimmerman, winner of the Piolets d’Or 2020, sees see firsthand the effects of human-driven climate change on the world and decides that he must take action. This forces him to confront his personal carbon footprint to become an Imperfect Advocate.
A petition has been launched by Environnement Bocage Gâtinais (EBG) against an Oil Drilling project just 4 km from the Fontainebleau forest, famous for being the world's bouldering mecca. On the 19th of October EBG will present the petition to the commissioner.
The time-lapse from Capanna Margherita on Monte Rosa. This is the last video of 2020, since the highest mountain hut in the Alps has now closed its summer season.
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.
The report and words about mountaineering from the Paul Preuss Prize, awarded to the Austrian mountaineer Heinz Mariacher celebrated at Reinhold Messner's Firmian Castle. Mariacher is the eighth alpinist to receive the prestigious award after Messner himself, Hanspeter Eisendle, Albert Precht, Hansjörg Auer, Alexander Huber, Beat Kammerlander and Bernd Arnold.