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01.05.2020 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Chris Bonington - Life and Climbs, the film about legendary British mountaineer now online

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.

22.09.2019 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Junko Tabei, first woman to summit Everest, celebrated by Google

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.

25.08.2018 by Nicholas Hobley in Climbing

Tom Frost, farewell to Yosemite Golden Age climbing legend

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.

19.07.2018 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Grivel: history, wonders and the first 200 years of mountaineering

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.

19.05.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Everest Hillary Step collapsed

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.

The Man Who Skied Down Everest, Yuichiro Miura and that first ski descent on Everest

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.

27.04.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nepal's Everest spring season draws to a close before it begins

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.

15.02.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Everest fees reduced by Nepal government

Nepal has reduced the climbing fee to Mount Everest and hundreds of other mountains.

29.05.2013 by Erminio Ferrari in Alpinism

Everest 60 years between legend and business

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.

27.10.2010 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Sherpa Chhewang Nima, unsuccessful search on Baruntse abandoned

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.

11.01.2008 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Sir Edmund Hillary

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.

18.06.2007 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Everest: Conrad Anker and Leo Houlding summit in the 1924 footsteps of Mallory and Irvine

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.

23.04.2007 by PlanetMountain in Alpinism

Everest Super Sherpas Expedition

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.

06.05.2004 by Planetmountain.com in Alpinism

Ciao Patrick, new route on Khali Himal

The report by Simone Moro eand details of the new route on the North Face of Khali Himal - Baruntse North (7066m), Nepal.

04.05.2004 by PlanetMountain.com in Alpinism

Camos, Urubko and Moro summit Baruntse North

At 7.00am (CET) Simone Moro, Denis Urubko and Bruno Tassi reached the summit of Khali Himal (7041m) or Baruntse North.

28.05.2003 by Planetmoutain.com in Alpinism

Everest 50th anniversary

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.

30.07.2001 by PlanetMountain.com in Events

IVth Cervino International Film Festival

The IVth Cervino International Filmfestival gets underway in Cervinia today

Peak Fees 2001

The peak fees 2001 published by the governments of India, Pakistan, Nepal and Tibet

31.10.2000 by PlanetMountain.com in Events

Banff Mountain Film Festival 2000

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

48th International Filmfestival, Trento, Italy - the awards

"Himalaya" awarded Grand Prize by International Jury

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