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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.

29.04.2013 by Vinicio Stefanello in Interviews

Everest, interview with Simone Moro after the attack at 7200m

We briefly talked with Simone Moro, currently at Everest Base Camp after he, Ueli Steck and Jon Griffith were attacked at 7200m on their way to Camp 3 on Everest. Here is his account of this incredible, terrifying incident which will require time to understand and comprehend.

29.04.2013 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Everest: Moro, Steck and Griffith attacked at 7200m

On 27/4/2013 Simone Moro, Ueli Steck and Jon Griffith were attacked by a group of Sherpa while climbing to acclimatise at Camp 3 on Everest. The aggression continued at Camp 2.

13.03.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Aiguille Verte, Les Droites and Les Courtes solo in a day by Jon Griffith

On 3 March 2013 British alpinist Jon Griffith soloed the three North Faces in the Argentière basin in the Mont Blanc massif: Aiguille Verte, Les Droites and Les Courtes.

02.01.2013 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Alpinism and climbing in 2012 - part 1

Part one of what happend, in alpinism and in climbing, in 2012. A summary, for obvious reason incomplete, of the climbs, the most beautiful achievements and also the most painful moments in 2012. In the hope that this résumé serves as a reminder and as a source on inspiration for the coming future.

08.11.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

International Master’s Course in Mountain Medicine, the final report by Doctor Luigi Festi

The 1st International Master Course in Mountain Medicine will be completed with the final thesis and diploma at the Insubria University. This project, unique and innovative, came to life as a real challenge and involved 14 doctors from all of Italy, combining technical ability with hands on experience and mountain culture. An experience which will continue in May 2013 with the 2nd edition, as course director Doctor Luigi Festi reveals.

08.11.2012 by Ellade Ossola in Interviews

Samuel Anthamatten and his love for freeride

Interview by Ellade Ossola with Samuel Anthamatten, the Swiss freerider and alpinist, on the eve of the Evolution Vertical event organized by New Rock and scheduled to take place in Lugano, Switzerland on Friday 9 November.

08.06.2012 by Planetmountain in Events

Karl Unterkircher Award 2012, the nominations

The second edition of the Karl Unterkircher Award will take place on 6 July 2012 at Selva di Val Gardena in the Italian Dolomites. The alpinists nominated for this award are Simone Moro, Denis Urubko and Cory Richards for the first winter ascent of Gasherbrum II, Sean Villanueva, Ben Ditto, Nicolas Favresse and Olivier Favressee for their Greenland Big Walls and Marina Kopteva, Galina Chibitok and Anna Yasinskaya for their new route up Great Trango Tower in Pakistan.

06.06.2012 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Emily Harrington summits Everest

Interview with the American climber Emily Harrington who reached the top of Everest on 25 May 2012

04.06.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Ueli Steck and Everest: the ascent of a great alpinist

The report of Swiss alpinist Ueli Steck who on 18 May 2012 reached the summit of Everest along with Tenji Sherpa. We have published the account in its entirety as this provides insight into the crowds present during this pre-monsoon season, the job of the Sherpa and what it means to climb the world's highest mountain without the use of supplementary oxygen. Even for an absolute ace alpinist such as Ueli Steck.

21.05.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Everest, three alpinists die on black Saturday

On Saturday 19 May 2012 three alpinists - a German, a Canadian and a Korean - lost their lives on the South Face of Everest, in part due to a sudden storm. Another two alpinists are reported missing, while other alpinists in difficulty were rescued by helicopter from Camp 2. The first successful summit bids were carried out on Friday and included the talented Swiss mountaineer Ueli Steck.

16.05.2012 by Vinicio Stefanello in Interviews

Simone Moro between Everest, Lhotse and helicopter rescues

Interview with Simone Moro, currently at Everest Base Camp preparing to ascend Everest and Lhotse in a single push while still finding the time to co-ordinate and take part in helicopter rescues.

21.03.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Ueli Steck, my alpinism

A short video filmed by Jon Griffith about Ueli Steck explaining, and showing, his love for climbing.

27.01.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Voie Lesueur, the video of Steck and Griffith

The video of Ueli Steck and Jonathan Griffith on the Voie Lesueur, Petit Dru

19.01.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Voie Lesueur, free ascent by Steck and Griffith on Petit Dru

On the North Face of Petit Dru (3754m) Ueli Steck and Jonathan Griffith have carried out what is likely to be the first free ascent of the Voie Lesueur (ED3, M8+, 900m) with some drytooling sections and a new variation finish.

09.11.2011 by Planetmountain in Climbing

David Lama repeats Alexander Huber routes on Sonnwand

David Lama has made quick repeats of Stoamanndl 8b and Donnervogel 8b, first ascended by Alexander Huber, a few months after making the first repeat of Paciencia 8a on the North Face of the Eiger.

28.09.2011 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Matterhorn, via Bonatti in 7 hours 14 minutes by Aufdenblatten and Lerjen-Demjen

On 27/09/2011 the Swiss alpinists Patrick Aufdenblatten and Michael Lerjen-Demjen climbed the North Face of the Matterhorn via the Bonatti Diretissima (ED+ 1200m) in 7 hours 14 minutes.

15.09.2011 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Walter Bonatti, thoughts and memories from the world of alpinism

The thoughts for Walter Bonatti which PlanetMountain received from the alpinists...

27.04.2011 by Planetmountain in Events

59th TrentoFilmFestival, select events

The 59th Trento Film Festival takes place from 28 April to 8 May to celebrate mountains, society, cinema and literature. Numerous mountaineering personalities gather in Italy's Trento including Messner, Herzog, Bonatti, Mazeaud, Erri De Luca, Mauro Corona, Neri Marcoré, Enrico Brizzi and Mario Brunello.

27.04.2011 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Shisha Pangma, the video of Ueli Steck

The video of Ueli Steck and his speed ascent of Shisha Pangma (8027m), Tibet

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