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    More than a route, Lena Müller's new climbing direction
    24.05.2022 by Planetmountain in Environment

    More than a route, Lena Müller's new climbing direction

    The short film 'More than a route' by Tom Dauer which portrays the ecologist and climber Lena Müller and her decision to embark on a new route: climbing with sustainable means that involves giving up the use of the car.

    Baffin Island Polar Moon, big first ski descent by Brette Harrington, Christina Lustenberger

    Baffin Island Polar Moon, big first ski descent by Brette Harrington, Christina Lustenberger

    On 4 May 2022 Brette Harrington and Christina Lustenberger made the first ski descent of Polar Moon (1200m, 45°) on Walker Arm, Baffin Island

    Vivian Bruchez skis Punta Baretti in Mont Blanc massif

    Vivian Bruchez skis Punta Baretti in Mont Blanc massif

    On 20 April 2022 French alpinist Vivian Bruchez skied a probable new line up from Punta Baretti (4013m) on the Brouillard ridge in the Mont Blanc massif.



    Tom Lafaille, Aurélien Lardy ski probable new line on Aiguille d’Argentiere

    Tom Lafaille, Aurélien Lardy ski probable new line on Aiguille d’Argentiere

    On 17/04/2022 French alpinists Tom Lafaille and Aurélien Lardy skied what is likely to be a new line down Aiguille d’Argentiere in the Mont Blanc massif. The descent has been called Les Vires du Jardin.

    Paul Bonhomme skis Démocralinea on Aiguilles des Lacs, Italy

    Paul Bonhomme skis Démocralinea on Aiguilles des Lacs, Italy

    French mountain guide Paul Bonhomme has made the first ski descent of Démocralinea on the NE Face of Aiguilles des Lacs (Valpelline, Valle d'Aosta, Italy).

    Sellaronda Skimarathon 2022 won by Katia Tomatis - Elena Nicolini, Matteo Eydallin - Michele Boscacci
    26.03.2022 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Sellaronda Skimarathon 2022 won by Katia Tomatis - Elena Nicolini, Matteo Eydallin - Michele Boscacci

    The 25th edition of the night ski mountaineering competition Sellaronda Skimarathon was won on Friday 25 March 2022 by the teams Katia Tomatis - Elena Nicolini and Matteo Eydallin - Michele Boscacci.




    Sellaronda Skimarathon 2022 begins tomorrow in the Dolomites

    Sellaronda Skimarathon 2022 begins tomorrow in the Dolomites

    After a two-year stop, the Sellaronda Skimarathon will take place in the Italian Dolomites tomorrow. As per usual the most famous night ski mountaineering competition will cross four mountain passes, Campolongo, Pordoi, Sella and Gardena and cover a total distance of 42 kilometers and +2700m altitude gain.

    Ski mountaineering World Cup 2022: Emily Harrop, Oriol Cardona Coll win the Sprint in Val Martello
    21.03.2022 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Ski mountaineering World Cup 2022: Emily Harrop, Oriol Cardona Coll win the Sprint in Val Martello

    The penultimate Sprint stage of the Ski mountaineering World Cup 2022 was won yesterday in Val Martello, Italy by Emily Harrop (FRA) and Oriol Cardona Coll (ESP).

    Pierra Menta 2022 won by Matteo Eydallin - Michele Boscacci and Axelle Gachet Mollaret - Tove Alexandersson
    13.03.2022 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Pierra Menta 2022 won by Matteo Eydallin - Michele Boscacci and Axelle Gachet Mollaret - Tove Alexandersson

    The 36th edition of the classic Pierra Menta ski mountaineering competition in Arêches-Beaufort in France took place from 9 to 12 March 2022 and was won by the Italians Matteo Eydallin and Michele Boscacci. The French-Swedish team comprised of Axelle Gachet Mollaret and Tove Alexandersson won the women's event.

    Mount Ethelbert South Face first ski descent by Christina Lustenberger, Mark Herbison, Sam Smoothy

    Mount Ethelbert South Face first ski descent by Christina Lustenberger, Mark Herbison, Sam Smoothy

    On 05/03/2022 Christina Lustenberger, Mark Herbison and Sam Smoothy made the first ski descent of the South Face of Mount Ethelbert (3180m) in the Purcell Mountains in Canada. The 45°, 1400m descent, was skied with just one short abseil.

    Corinna Ghirardi, Christian Hoffmann crowned ISMF Master World Champions 2022
    09.03.2022 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Corinna Ghirardi, Christian Hoffmann crowned ISMF Master World Champions 2022

    Corinna Ghirardi from Italy and Christian Hoffmann from Austria won both the Vertical and Individual races of the ISMF Master World Championships, held last weekend in Piancavallo, Italy.

    Christina Lustenberger, Mark Herbison, Sam Smoothy ski East Face of Mount Ethelbert in Canada

    Christina Lustenberger, Mark Herbison, Sam Smoothy ski East Face of Mount Ethelbert in Canada

    Alpinists Christina Lustenberger, Mark Herbison and Sam Smoothy have completed the first ski descent of the East Face of Mount Ethelbert (3180m) in the Purcell Mountains in Canada.

    Alps - to go?!
    14.02.2022 by Planetmountain in Environment

    Alps - to go?!

    Through global warming, our rampant consumption, unsustainable tourism and our own expectations, the Alps are threatened. Check out the documentary ALPS - TO GO?!, written by Tom Dauer.

    European Ski Mountaineering Championships 2022: Individual live streaming today
    12.02.2022 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    European Ski Mountaineering Championships 2022: Individual live streaming today

    After the Sprint and Vertical races, the European Ski Mountaineering Championships 2022 continue at Boí Taüll in Spain with the Vertical Race. Live streaming at 9:00am CET.

    European Ski Mountaineering Championships 2022: Marianna Jagercikova, Oriol Cardona Coll win Sprint
    09.02.2022 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    European Ski Mountaineering Championships 2022: Marianna Jagercikova, Oriol Cardona Coll win Sprint

    Marianna Jagercikova from Slovakia and Oriol Cardona Coll from Spain are the new European ski mountaineering Champions in the Sprint discipline.

    Ski Mountaineering European Championships 2022 start today at Boí Taüll, Spain
    09.02.2022 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Ski Mountaineering European Championships 2022 start today at Boí Taüll, Spain

    
The Ski Mountaineering European Championships start today at Boí Taüll, Vall de Boí, in the Spanish Pyrenees. The races begin today with the Sprint, streamed live at 12:20

    Ski mountaineering World Cup: Axelle Gachet Mollaret, Xavier Gachet, Emily Harrop, Oriol Cardona Coll win in Valtellina
    08.02.2022 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Ski mountaineering World Cup: Axelle Gachet Mollaret, Xavier Gachet, Emily Harrop, Oriol Cardona Coll win in Valtellina

    Llast week in Valtellina, Italy, Axelle Gachet Mollaret and Xavier Gachet won the Individual race of the Ski mountaineering World Cup 2021/22, while Emily Harrop and Oriol Cardona Coll won the Sprint.

    Ski Mountaineering World Cup, Marianna Jagercikova, Oriol Cardona Coll Sprint to victory in Morgins
    28.01.2022 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Ski Mountaineering World Cup, Marianna Jagercikova, Oriol Cardona Coll Sprint to victory in Morgins

    Yesterday at Morgins in Switzerland Marianna Jagercikova from Slovakia and Oriol Cardona Coll from Spain won the second Sprint race of the 2021/22 Ski Mountaineering World Cup season.

    Freedom To Explore: climbing and skiing the 12 highest mountains in Sweden

    Freedom To Explore: climbing and skiing the 12 highest mountains in Sweden

    The 5th episode of SCOTT's Freedom To Explore Series features Winter Pro Team Athlete Jackie Paaso, mountain guides Benjamin Ribeyre and Erin Smart and team, on an expedition to climb and ski the 12 highest peaks in Sweden, in an area known as Europe's last wilderness.

    Andrzej Bargiel’s K2 ski descent / The revolutionary use of drones in High Altitude Mountaineering

    Andrzej Bargiel’s K2 ski descent / The revolutionary use of drones in High Altitude Mountaineering

    A case study of the use of drones in the historic first ski descent of K2, carried out in 2018 by Poland’s Andrzej Bargiel

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