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29.10.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Nirmal Purja climbs Shishapagma and completes 14 eight-thousanders in under 7 months

Earlier today the Nepalese mountaineer Nirmal Purja reached the summit of Shishapagma and, in doing so, completed his ‘Project Possible’ which aimed at climbing all fourteen eight-thousanders in less than seven months. Purja required just six months and six days; the previous record to complete Himalayan crown was over 7 years.

09.03.2019 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

For Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard lost forever on Nanga Parbat

The news broke a short time ago that the search has officially been called off on Nanga Parbat for Daniele Nardi and Tom Ballard, the two mountaineers who have not been heard from since Sunday 24 February.

23.05.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Himalayas: Marco Camandona and François Cazzanelli summit Lhotse, Everest updates

The Italian alpinists Marco Camandona and François Cazzanelli have climbed Lhotse without supplementary oxygen. The latest updates from Everest.

30.04.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Simone La Terra dies on Dhaulagiri in Nepal

The 36 year-old Italian alpinist Simone La Terra died during an attempt to climb Dhaulagiri (8167 m) in Nepal.

24.07.2017 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Catherine Destivelle, climbing and alpinism there where it is dangerous to lean out

A portrait and two videos of Catherine Destivelle, one the most talented climbers and alpinists of all times.

23.05.2017 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Hervé Barmasse and David Göttler, 13 hours up the South Face of Shisha Pangma

On Sunday, May 21, 2017, Hervé Barmasse from Italy and and David Göttler from Germany climbed the 2200m southwest face of Shisha Pangma (Tibet, Himalaya) in just 13 hours and in pure alpine style.

11.05.2017 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Nives Meroi and Romano Benet summit Annapurna, their 14th 8000er

Nives Meroi and Romano Benet have summited Annapurna. With this mountain they have completed their splendid journey along all 14 x 8000ers.

30.04.2017 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Ueli Steck dies in Everest accident

Swiss alpinist Ueli Steck has died near Mount Everest. The body of the 40-year-old ace mountaineer was found close to Camp 1 on the nearby Nuptse Face, where he was acclimatising for one of the most incredible mountaineering projects in the Himalaya: the Everest - Lhotse traverse.

24.04.2017 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Hervé Barmasse, Shisha Pangma and the lure of unpredictable mountaineering

Interview with Hervé Barmasse, the Italian alpinist and Matterhorn mountain guide who together with Germany’s David Göttler will attempt a new route up the South Face of Shisha Pangma (8027m) in Tibet. Should things go according to plan this would be Barmasse’s first 8000er.

08.11.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Denis Urubko - my alpinism #2

The second video portrait of Denis Urubko, one of the strongest Himalayan mountaineers of the new millennium.

28.10.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Denis Urubko - my alpinism

The video portrait of Denis Urubko, one of the strongest Himalayan mountaineers of all times.

17.08.2016 by Vinicio Stefanello in Events

Ueli Steck at Courmayeur's Passione Verticale 2016

On Wednesday 17 August Switzerland’s Ueli Steck, one of the most talented mountaineers in the world, will take to the stage at Passione Verticale, the classic summer festival the town of Courmayeur dedicates every year to alpinism and the mountains. The evening begins at 21:15 and will be hosted by Vinicio Stefanello of planetmountain.com.

13.05.2016 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Makalu summit success for Nives Meroi and Romano Benet

At 10:00 am on Thursday 12 May 2016 Italian mountaineers Romano Benet and Nives Meroi reached the summit of Makalu, their 13th eightthousander.

26.02.2016 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Nanga Parbat: summit and first winter ascent by Simone Moro, Ali Sadpara and Alex Txikon

On Friday 26 February 2016 Italy's Simone Moro, Spain's Alex Txikon and Pakistan's Ali Sadpara successfully carried out the historic first winter ascent of Nanga Parbat (8126m, Karakorum, Pakistan). Italy's Tamara Lunger stopped her bid on the ridge below the summit. Towards 20:00 circa (Pakistan time) all four alpinists returned to Camp 4 at 7100m.

10.12.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Simone Moro and Tamara Lunger depart for first winter ascent of Nanga Parbat

The alpinists Simone Moro and Tamara Lunger have set off for the Pakistan’s Karakoram to attempt the first winter ascent of Nanga Parbat (8125m).

07.12.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Brenta Dolomites Val d'Ambiez: new climb in memory of Andrea Zambaldi

The short film entitled Zamba by Pietro Bagnara / OpenCircle documenting the first ascent of Simonini - Bellamoli (370m, 7a max, 6b/c oblig), the new rock climb put up by Gianluca Beliamoli and Andrea Simonini in Val d'Ambiez, Brenta Dolomites, in memory of the late Andrea Zambaldi.

17.08.2015 by Vinicio Stefanello in Events

Tamara Lunger at Passione Verticale in Courmayeur

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.

07.04.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Caravanserai 2015 Lou Vir Tound: a round trip

The adventure of Sebastiano Audiso and Valter Perlino starts today: The two will combine climbing and cycling with the greater meaning of traveling: starting from and finishing at Kathmandu, they will cross the Himalayam cycling in between Nepal and Tibet past the sacred Mount Kailash and the the Tibetan 8000er Shisha Pangma. An ideal "samsara" that form part of their lives, so much so as to represent their entire existence. The prologue from Audisio's travel diary.

19.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Simone Moro and Tamara Lunger, Manaslu Base Camp interview

Interview with Italian alpinists Simone Moro and Tamara Lunger, currently at Manaslu base camp where they are hoping to make the first winter enchainment of the Main summit (8163m) with the East Pinnacle (7992m).

14.10.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

GORE-TEX® Experience Tour

Experience an intense and unique adventure with the GORE-TEX® Experience Tour: together with world-famous Himalayan alpinist Edurne Pasaban climb in the footsteps of Lucy Walker, the great pioneer of alpinism, to rediscover the beauty of the Alps and the meaning of taking to the mountains.

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