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    Mimmi Kotka e Hannes Namberger queen and king of Cortina / La Sportiva Lavaredo Ultra Trail 2022
    26.06.2022 by Planetmountain in Trekking

    Mimmi Kotka e Hannes Namberger queen and king of Cortina / La Sportiva Lavaredo Ultra Trail 2022

    Sweden’s Mimmi Kotk and Germany's Hannes Namberger won the La Sportiva Lavaredo Ultra Trail by UTMB 2022. Namberger set a new race record and doubled his takings after winning last year, while Kotk dominated after placing third in 2021. The UltraDolomites competition was won by Matteo Anselmi from Italy and Kelly Wolf from the USA.

    Patricia Pineda, Pere Rullan win the Cortina Trail 2022
    25.06.2022 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Patricia Pineda, Pere Rullan win the Cortina Trail 2022

    Patricia Pineda and Pere Rullan won the Cortina Trail 2022, the second event of the 2022 edition of La Sportiva Lavaredo Ultra Trail by UTMB.

    La Sportiva Lavaredo Ultra Trail 2022: Alice Gaggi, Antonio Martinez Perez win the Cortina Sky Race
    24.06.2022 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    La Sportiva Lavaredo Ultra Trail 2022: Alice Gaggi, Antonio Martinez Perez win the Cortina Sky Race

    After 20 km and 1000m elevation gain Italy's Alice Gaggi and Spain's Alex Garcia Carrillo won the Cortina Skyrace 2022. Today it's time for the Cortina Trail and the main event, the La Sportiva Lavaredo Ultra Trail by UTMB 2022.

    Nepal considering Everest Base Camp move due to global warming
    18.06.2022 by Planetmountain in Environment

    Nepal considering Everest Base Camp move due to global warming

    The BBC reports that the government of Nepal is considering plans to move Everest Base Camp off the retreating Khumbu glacier due to global warming

    A help for Evgeny Kryvosheytsev in Ukraine
    01.06.2022 by Planetmountain in Events

    A help for Evgeny Kryvosheytsev in Ukraine

    Michael Pupeza, Anna Torretta and Stéphanie Maureau have launched a crowdfunding appeal to help Evgeny Kryvosheytsev, the talented climber and ice climber in difficulty due to the war in Ukraine.

    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.

    Lorenzo Delladio, CEO La Sportiva, named Italian Entrepreneur of the Year Consumer & Retail category
    25.11.2021 by Planetmountain in Events

    Lorenzo Delladio, CEO La Sportiva, named Italian Entrepreneur of the Year Consumer & Retail category

    Last night at the Milan Sotck Exchange Lorenzo Delladio, CEO La Sportiva was awarded the Italian Entrepreneur of the Year prize for the category Consumer & Retail.

    Lorenzo Scandroglio
    16.07.2021 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

    Lorenzo Scandroglio

    

The Italian mountaineering community is in mourning: Lorenzo Scandroglio, a well-known mountain journalist, writer and translator, mountain hut warden, mountaineer and member of the Italian mountain rescue team, passed away at the age of 52.

    La Sportiva Lavaredo Ultra Trail, 3800 athletes run the trails of the Dolomites
    23.06.2021 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    La Sportiva Lavaredo Ultra Trail, 3800 athletes run the trails of the Dolomites

    From Thursday 24 to Sunday 27 June in Cortina d’Ampezzo (Dolomites, Italy), 3,800 athletes will take part in the 14th edition of the La Sportiva Lavaredo Ultra Trail, one of the most important rail running competitions in the world.

    Andrea Lanfri climbs Gran Sasso d’Italia during From Coast to Coast project
    22.06.2021 by Andrea Lanfri in Alpinism

    Andrea Lanfri climbs Gran Sasso d’Italia during From Coast to Coast project

    Italian paralympic athlete Andrea Lanfri reports about his From Coast to Coast project he carried out on Sunday 13 June, during which he climbed to the summit of Gran Sasso d’Italia. He started at Montesilvano on the Adriatic coast and finished his journey at Ladispoli on the Tyrrhenian Sea. Over 300 km non-stop, including the ascent of Corno Grande (2912m)

    Andrea Lanfri live on World Meningitis Day
    24.04.2021 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Andrea Lanfri live on World Meningitis Day

    Starting at 9.00 am today, Italian Paralympic athlete Andrea Lanfri will travel the route from Marina di Pisa to Monte Serra and back, non-stop, alternating running and cycling. The event will be broadcast live on his social channels, to celebrate World Meningitis Day.

    Farewell to Galliano Bordin, founder of AKU
    02.02.2021 by Planetmountain in Environment

    Farewell to Galliano Bordin, founder of AKU

    Galliano Bordin, the founder of the Italian footwear company AKU, passed away aged 85 on Saturday. The son of a family of shoemakers, Bordin founded the company at Montebelluna in Northern Italy and exported walking shoes, trekking and mountaineering boots and outdoor footwear to over 30 countries around the world including Europe, North America, Asia and Australia.

    Etienne Bernard, goodbye to the young alpinist from Val di Fassa, Dolomites
    14.01.2021 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

    Etienne Bernard, goodbye to the young alpinist from Val di Fassa, Dolomites

    Etienne Bernard, the 27-year-old ski instructor, mountain guide and mountaineer from Val di Fassa, perished in an avalanche yesterday on Mount Pordoi (Dolomites, Italy).

    Marmolada: exploring the first refuge in the Dolomites with Bruno Pederiva
    11.11.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Marmolada: exploring the first refuge in the Dolomites with Bruno Pederiva

    The oldest refuge in the Dolomites, located on the east face of Punta Penia on Marmolada, featuring mountain guide Bruno Pederiva.


    Cinque Torri flash mob in protest against new infrastructure in the Dolomites
    03.09.2020 by Andrea Benesso in Environment

    Cinque Torri flash mob in protest against new infrastructure in the Dolomites

    The press release concerning a 'mountaineering' flash mob that took place on 03/40/2020 on the Cinque Torri (Cortina, Dolomites) in protest against new ski lifts and constructions in the Dolomites.

    Brenta Dolomites Via ferrata Bocchette Alte reopens
    30.07.2020 by Planetmountain in Trekking

    Brenta Dolomites Via ferrata Bocchette Alte reopens

    The world-famous Via Ferrata Bocchette Alte in the Brenta Dolomites reopened on 28 July 2020 after maintenance.

    Climbing and climate change

    Climbing and climate change

    How does our love for the mountains affect the climate? And what can we do to change this process? Germany's Lena Müller, who is currently doing a PhD on the effects of climate change at the University of Innsbruck and recently repeated the E9 Prinzip Hoffnung at Bürs, shares her thoughts.

    Tamara Lunger to climb highest mountains in Italy
    01.07.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Tamara Lunger to climb highest mountains in Italy

    South Tyrolean mountaineer Tamara Lunger begins today her 'Tamara Tour Italy'. This summer she will travel by camper across Italy to discover and climb the highest mountains in the country’s 20 regions.

    Walter Bonatti would have turned 90 today
    22.06.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Walter Bonatti would have turned 90 today

    In order to remember the great mountaineer and extremely special man who passed away in 2011, we’ve published the thoughts and memories of his inseparable life partner Rossana Podestà.

    Hike & Fly with Angela Bonato, Giovanni Spitale
    28.05.2020 by Giovanni Spitale in Alpinism

    Hike & Fly with Angela Bonato, Giovanni Spitale

    Giovanni Spitale and Angela Bonato discuss their Hike & Fly; powered only by their own means they reach point where to liftoff and fly their paragliders. An eco-friendly and sensible way to enjoy the mountains in these particular times. By Giovanni Spitale.

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