The docu-film Chris Bonington - Life and Climbs (2015, 22 minutes) is now online. Directed by Vinicio Stefanello for the Municipality of Courmayeur, in this film great British mountaineer tells his life story.
Google has dedicated a doodle to celebrate the 80th birth anniversary of Junko Tabei, the first woman to reach the summit of Everest. Here are some details about the historic ascent completed on 16 May 1975.
On 24 August 2018 American climber Tom Frost died aged 81. Frost was one of the pioneering climbers and photographers during the Golden Age of Yosemite climbing.
A day with Gioachino Gobbi in Courmayeur, examining the history of Grivel and alpinism in the brand new Espace Grivel that will be inaugurated on 5 August 2018.
The Hillary Step, the famous rock barrier located shortly below the summit of Everest, seems to have collapsed, probably due to the terrible earthquake that shook Nepal in 2015. British mountaineer and commercial expedition leader Tim Mosedale broke the news after having reached the summit of the highest mountain in the world on 16 May 2017.
PlayAlpinismo film channel: The Man Who Skied Down Everest, the 1976 best documentary Oscar winning film that recounts the incredible story of Yuichiro Miura and the first time man skied on Everest. A step back in time that portrays the essence of adventure, but also displays mountaineering as a vision and a discovery of personal limits. The film review by Vinicio Stefanello.
All major commercial expeditions operating on Nepal's South side of Everest have called off their expeditons following the deadly avalanche that killed 16 Sherpas on 18 April 2014.
Nepal has reduced the climbing fee to Mount Everest and hundreds of other mountains.
On May 29, 60 years ago Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary stood on top of the world for the first time ever. Since then Everest has continued to be a symbol, hovering somewhere between a legend and "consumerism". By Erminio Ferrari.
Two days ago the unsuccessful search for Chhewang Nima Sherpa was called off after he was hit swept away by an avalanche on Baruntse (7129m) on 23 October. He was considered one of the most experienced Himalayan mountaineers.
Sir Edmund Hillary died in Auckland (NZ) on 11/01/2008 aged 88. Together with Sherpa Tenzing Norgay he was the first to reach the summit of Everest, the highest mountain in the world.
On 14/06 Conrad Anker and Leo Houlding reached the summit of Everest following the footsteps of George Leigh Mallory and Andrew Irvine to shed light on the mystery of whether the two reached the summit of Everest on 8 June 1924.
This spring a team of Sherpas will attempt to beat the Everest speed record and the total number of individual ascents. The group, led by 16 times summiter Apa Sherpa and speed record holder Lhakpa Gelu Sherpa, aims to promoted the Sherpa culture and raise funds for Sherpa children.
The report by Simone Moro eand details of the new route on the North Face of Khali Himal - Baruntse North (7066m), Nepal.
At 7.00am (CET) Simone Moro, Denis Urubko and Bruno Tassi reached the summit of Khali Himal (7041m) or Baruntse North.
Mount Everest was first climbed 50 years ago today by Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay. Clebrations are mared by a helicopter crash at Base Camp in Nepal, killing 2 and wounding at least 7.
The IVth Cervino International Filmfestival gets underway in Cervinia today
The peak fees 2001 published by the governments of India, Pakistan, Nepal and Tibet
The Banff Mountain Film Festival 2000 and Banff Mountain Book Festival take place from 1-5 November and are preceded by the Banff Mountain Summit
"Himalaya" awarded Grand Prize by International Jury