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  • 16.09.2020 Monte Rosa Capanna Margherita end of season timelapse

    Monte Rosa Capanna Margherita end of season timelapse

    The time-lapse from Capanna Margherita on Monte Rosa. This is the last video of 2020, since the highest mountain hut in the Alps has now closed its summer season.

  • 05.09.2020 Cinque Torri flash mob in protest against new infrastructure in the Dolomites

    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.

  • 02.09.2020 Heinz Mariacher, mountaineering, freedom and the Paul Preuss Award

    Heinz Mariacher, mountaineering, freedom and the Paul Preuss Award

    The report and words about mountaineering from the Paul Preuss Prize, awarded to the Austrian mountaineer Heinz Mariacher celebrated at Reinhold Messner's Firmian Castle. Mariacher is the eighth alpinist to receive the prestigious award after Messner himself, Hanspeter Eisendle, Albert Precht, Hansjörg Auer, Alexander Huber, Beat Kammerlander and Bernd Arnold.

  • 24.08.2020 Heinz Mariacher receives Paul Preuss Award 2020

    Heinz Mariacher receives Paul Preuss Award 2020

    Austrian alpinist Heinz Mariacher is the recipient of the Paul Preuss Award 2020. Mariacher is the eighth mountaineer to receive the prestigious prize after Reinhold Messner, Hanspeter Eisendle, Albert Precht, Hansjörg Auer, Alexander Huber, Beat Kammerlander and Bernd Arnold.

    Monte Rosa Capanna Margherita end of season timelapse
    16.09.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Monte Rosa Capanna Margherita end of season timelapse

    The time-lapse from Capanna Margherita on Monte Rosa. This is the last video of 2020, since the highest mountain hut in the Alps has now closed its summer season.

    Cinque Torri flash mob in protest against new infrastructure in the Dolomites
    05.09.2020 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.

    Heinz Mariacher, mountaineering, freedom and the Paul Preuss Award
    02.09.2020 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

    Heinz Mariacher, mountaineering, freedom and the Paul Preuss Award

    The report and words about mountaineering from the Paul Preuss Prize, awarded to the Austrian mountaineer Heinz Mariacher celebrated at Reinhold Messner's Firmian Castle. Mariacher is the eighth alpinist to receive the prestigious award after Messner himself, Hanspeter Eisendle, Albert Precht, Hansjörg Auer, Alexander Huber, Beat Kammerlander and Bernd Arnold.

    Heinz Mariacher receives Paul Preuss Award 2020
    24.08.2020 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

    Heinz Mariacher receives Paul Preuss Award 2020

    Austrian alpinist Heinz Mariacher is the recipient of the Paul Preuss Award 2020. Mariacher is the eighth mountaineer to receive the prestigious prize after Reinhold Messner, Hanspeter Eisendle, Albert Precht, Hansjörg Auer, Alexander Huber, Beat Kammerlander and Bernd Arnold.

    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 Marie 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.

    A beer with Berna: a drink on Sunday evening for Matteo Bernasconi
    17.05.2020 by Ragni di Lecco in Alpinism

    A beer with Berna: a drink on Sunday evening for Matteo Bernasconi

    On Sunday 17 May 2020 at 18:30 the Italian Ragni di Lecco climbing club invites everyone to have a drink in memory of Matteo Bernasconi. Here is how the Ragni di Lecco, to which Berna belonged, explain the initiative.

    Ciao Berna! Farewell to Matteo Bernasconi
    13.05.2020 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

    Ciao Berna! Farewell to Matteo Bernasconi

    On 12 May 2020 Matteo Bernasconi, the talented Italian alpinist, mountain guide and member of the Ragni di Lecco climbing club, perished in an avalanche. Born in 1982 and loved by everyone, Berna was ski mountaineering in Valtellina when the accident occurred.

    The mountains won’t wait. By Enrico Veronese, Giovanni Zaccaria

    23.04.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    The mountains won’t wait. By Enrico Veronese, Giovanni Zaccaria


    The video, photos and words of Giovanni Zaccaria and Enrico Veronese about how, once again, the mountains can inspire us.

    Matterhorn guides raise over €14,000 with charity sale of historic Échelle Jordan ladder
    21.04.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Matterhorn guides raise over €14,000 with charity sale of historic Échelle Jordan ladder

    The Italian Matterhorn Guides have raised € 14,631 with the sale of the historic Échelle Jordan, the original rope ladder used by thousands of mountaineers on their way to the summit of the Matterhorn. The money will go to charities fighting the coronavirus.

    Rosso 70, online the mountaineering, memories and life of the Scoiattoli di Cortina
    09.04.2020 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

    Rosso 70, online the mountaineering, memories and life of the Scoiattoli di Cortina

    Courtesy of the Scoiattoli di Cortina we have published online Rosso 70: Stories and memories of 70 years of alpinism of the Scoiattoli di Cortina. The film by Vinicio Stefanello and Francesco Mansutti retraces the first 70 years of the historic and famous Italian mountaineering club established in the Dolomites in 1939.


    Of Rocks and Needles: Isabelle and Volker Schöffl, medical volunteers and climbers in Laos
    04.04.2020 by Planetmountain in Interviews

    Of Rocks and Needles: Isabelle and Volker Schöffl, medical volunteers and climbers in Laos

    The award-winning film Of Rocks and Needles directed by Kilian Reil documenting the voluntary medical work in Laos of German climber and doctor Volker Schöffl and his wife Isabelle.

    La Sportiva produces face masks to combat coronavirus pandemic
    01.04.2020 by Planetmountain in Environment

    La Sportiva produces face masks to combat coronavirus pandemic

    Everyone is united, even the outdoor world against Covid-19: La Sportiva has converted part of its production to create lab coats and face masks for the Province of Trento to combat the coronavirus emergency.

    Eleonora Delnevo: the sound of the epidemic affecting us all
    28.03.2020 by Eleonora Delnevo in Environment

    Eleonora Delnevo: the sound of the epidemic affecting us all

    'This is my city. This is Bergamo. This is the sound of the epidemic affecting us all.' Italian mountaineer Eleonora Delnevo shares the pain of her city battling against the coronavirus.

    Do your part

    Do your part

    Now more than ever we are called upon to do our part. We must stay at home for everyone’s good, in order to regain happiness and also the freedom to return to the mountains.

    Tamara Lunger home training
    20.03.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Tamara Lunger home training

    Join South Tyrolean mountaineer Tamara Lunger every two days as she broadcasts her home training on her Instagram channel. A home workout to stay in shape and have fun.

    Klaas Willems: Cystic Fibrosis, Coronavirus and why further apart is closer together
    18.03.2020 by Klaas Willems in Climbing

    Klaas Willems: Cystic Fibrosis, Coronavirus and why further apart is closer together

    Extremely talented Belgian climber Klaas Willems, affected by Cystic Fibrosis, appeals to the climbing community to stay at home to decrease the spread of the Coronavirus.

    Partnership vs Coronavirus
    16.03.2020 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

    Partnership vs Coronavirus

    We are called upon to face one of the biggest tests of our time, one the must deal with the utmost difficulties. In order to do so we must use all our strength and experience. And we must do it all together. Only then will everything be fine.

    Nepal and China shut down Everest and all Himalaya
    14.03.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Nepal and China shut down Everest and all Himalaya

    The governments of China and Nepal have suspended all climbing permits to Everest and the highest mountains in the world in an attempt to curb the spread of Coronavirus.

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