Interview with American alpinist, photographer and filmmaker Jimmy Chin. By Alessandra Raggio
Yesterday, December 4, 2015, Armin Holzer died in paragliding accident on Monte Piana (2324m, Sesto Dolomites). The South Tyrolean was a champion slackline and highline athlete.
Maurizio Oviglia discusses the new document produced by the UIAA (the International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation) which outlines management strategies for individual climbers, bolters and manufacturers for anchor safety and bolting of sport climbs at seaside crags.
Two videos about American rock climber Alex Honnold: a video portrait filmed by Fred Moix and the trailer of a trip to Angola where, apart from climbing, he initiated a pilot program of home solar systems for the local population.
The trailer of the 4th Highline Meeting Monte Piana that took place in September 2015 above Misurina in the Dolomites.
On Monday 19/10/2015 impressive rockfall took place on on Rocher du Mel de la Niva above the village of Evolène in the Swiss Alps.
The video channel of the Lombardy Mountain Guides that deals with various mountain themes such as mountaineering and rock climbing.
The film about Chris Bonington has been selected as one of the finalists of the 2015 Banff Mountain Film Festival and of Mountainfilm Graz 2015.
On 12 September the Gorge du Verdon, France, hosted The North Face Nightray Outdoor Fest, an all night celebration of everything to do with exploration organized by The North Face.
In mid-October four alpinists from Iceland will attempt to climb 6 mountains in Slovenia to raise funds for Slovenian sports climber Natalija Gros and her daughter Ela Breceljnik, daughter of the filmmaker Jure Breceljnik who died last July aged 41.
From 10 - 15 September 2015 the Highline Meeting Monte Piana took place close to Misurina in the Dolomites. More than 350 highliners from 20 countries participated in this non-competitive event, during which a new highline world record was set and a hammock rainbow was created to symbolise peace, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War.
On Sunday 13 September 2015 a gigantic human chain was formed beneath the Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Dolomites, promoted by Amnesty International Italy to call for freedom, justice and peace.
On 9 September 2015 Maurizio di Palma carried out the first BASE jump off Campanile Basso (2877m, Brenta Dolomites). The jump video and report by Luca Tamburini.
The videos of the tenth edition of Arco Rock Legends that took place on Friday 04/09/2015. The climbers for the Salewa Rock Award are Alexander Megos (winner), Angela Eiter and Ashima Shiraishi while the climbers in the La Sportiva Competition Award are Adam Ondra (winner), Jain Kim and Jakob Schubert. The third clip is dedicated to John Ellison, founder of CAC – Climbers Against Cancer who received the Dryarn Climbing Ambassador by Aquafil prize.
The encounter with John Ellison, founder of CAC - Climbers against Cancer, at Arco for the IFSC Youth World Climbing Championships, to receive the Dryarn Climbing Ambassador award during Arco Rock Legends celebration on 04/09/2015 for his undisputed contribution to the culture of climbing worldwide.
From 2 - 6 September Zakopane (Tatra mountains, Poland) will host the 11th Spotkania Mountain Film Festival.
Today, Thursday 27/08/2015, rockfall activity took place on the SE Face of Tour Ronde, Mont Blanc. The video and photos taken by Mountain Guide Gianluca Marra.
On Tuesday 18 August at the Jardin de l’Ange in Courmayeur, the alpinist Tamara Lunger will be the guest of the fourth meeting of Passione Verticale. The evening will be transmitted in live streaming.
On Friday, September 4, 2015 the Arco Rock Legends will celebrate its 10th edition and assign the prestigious Salewa Rock Award and La Sportiva Competition Award during the Rock Master Festival and the World Youth Climbing Championships 2015. Those nominated for the sport climbing Oscars are Angela Eiter, Alexander Megos and Ashima Shiraishi, while those in the running for the La Sportiva Competition Award are Adam Ondra, Jain Kim and Jakob Schubert. The prestigious Dryarn Climbing Ambassador will be awarded to John Ellison, founder of the initiative Climbers against Cancer.
The photos of the sixth Messner Mountain Museum, inaugurated at Plan de Corones, South Tyrol, Italy, on 24 July 2015.