Two recent descents of the North Face of the Aiguille du Plan (Mont Blanc), by Julien Herry, Lionel Hachemy and Roch Malnuit on 07/04/2011 and, a day later, by Davide Capozzi, Luca Rolli and Francesco Civra. With skis and snowboards down a face which has extremely few descents.
The program of the IXX Piolet d'Or which will be held in Courmayeur and Chamonix (Mont Blanc) from 13 - 16 April 2011. All the awards, conferences, lectures and debates of one of the most important mountaineering events in the world.
The IXX Piolet d'Or will take place from 13 - 16 April 2011 at Courmayeur and Chamonix (Mont Blanc). Six ascents are in the running for the golden ice axe, while the great British mountaineer Doug Scott will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. Details of the evening dedicated to Extra-Ordinary Alpinism and the rest of the program...
Italian extreme skier Davide Capozzi talks about this sport, with particular reference to the Mont Blanc mountain range, from the classic descents to those who have left their mark in the white gold.
On 11/02/2011 Davide Capozzi from Italy and Julien Herry from France carried out the what is likely to be the first descent of the ENE Face of Petit Mont Blanc.
Davide Capozzi and Roch Malnuit have carried out the probable first descent of the SW Couloir of Col du Brouillard in the Mont Blanc mountain range.
On 17/01/2011 Davide Capozzi, Luca Rolli, Roch Malnuit, Laurent Dupré and Lionel Hachemy made the first descent of the SW Couloir on Aiguilles du Brouillard (P.ta Saviotti), Mont Blanc
The Voie Anderson on Combe Maudit, Monte Blanc has probably received its first ski and snowboard descent, at the hands of a small group of passionate Italian skiers.