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    Paul Bonhomme and Stephane Roguet discover Injection l'Étale on Mt. Étale in France

    Paul Bonhomme and Stephane Roguet discover Injection l'Étale on Mt. Étale in France

    On 6 February 2019 French alpinists Paul Bonhomme and Stephane Roguet made the first ski descent of the East Face of Mt. Étale in France.

    Pietra Grande first ski descent in Brenta Dolomites by Claudio Lanzafame, Marco Maganzini

    Pietra Grande first ski descent in Brenta Dolomites by Claudio Lanzafame, Marco Maganzini

    Claudio Lanzafame and Marco Maganzini have made a first ski descent on the northwest face of Pietra Grande in the Brenta Dolomites, Italy. Lanzafame reports about True Love, climbed and skied on on 20/12/2018

    Ski Mountaineering World Cup: Eydallin, Mollart, Arnold, Fatton win in France

    Ski Mountaineering World Cup: Eydallin, Mollart, Arnold, Fatton win in France

    The third stage of the Ski Mmountaineering World Cup 2019 was staged this weekend at Le Dévoluy in France. Matteo Eydallin and Axelle Mollaret won the Individual race, while Iwan Arnold and Marianne Fatton won the Sprint.

    Ski Mountaineering World Cup, Robert Antonioli and Alba De Silvestro win Individual race in Andorra
    31.01.2019 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Ski Mountaineering World Cup, Robert Antonioli and Alba De Silvestro win Individual race in Andorra

    Andorra hosted the second stage of the Ski Mountaineering World Cup 2019. Italy’s Robert Antonioli and Alba De Silvestro won the Individual race, while Switzerland’s Werner Marti and Victoria Kreuzer won the Vertical.

    Les Drus: Triple Couloir tracked by Julien Herry, Laurent Bibollet

    Les Drus: Triple Couloir tracked by Julien Herry, Laurent Bibollet

    French alpinists Julien Herry and Laurent Bibollet have scored the first descent of the Triple couloir on the West Face of Les Drus in the Mont Blanc massif. The two descended on snowboard.

    Ski Mountaineering World Cup 2019 gets off to a blazing start at Bischofshofen in Austria
    21.01.2019 by Planetmountain in Competitions

    Ski Mountaineering World Cup 2019 gets off to a blazing start at Bischofshofen in Austria

    Bischofshofen in Austria hosted the first stage of the Ski Mountaineering World Cup. 2019.Robert Antonioli and Marianne Fatton won the Sprint race, while the Individual race was won by Michele Boscacci and Axelle Mollaret.

    Hübschhorn north face ski descent by Sébastien de Sainte Marie

    Hübschhorn north face ski descent by Sébastien de Sainte Marie

    On 18/12/2018 Sébastien de Sainte Marie skied a line, possibly new, down the North Face of Hübschhorn, Lepontine Alps, Switzerland.

    Zabardast: Biacherahi and the incredible freeride skiing in the heart of the Karakorum

    Zabardast: Biacherahi and the incredible freeride skiing in the heart of the Karakorum

    The film Zabardast directed by Jérôme Tanon that documents a trip into the heart of the Karakorum to explore the potential for freeride skiing in Pakistan. The highlight was the ski descent of 5880m high Biacherahi. With Thomas Delfino, Léo Taillefer, Zak Mills, Yannick Graziani and Hélias Millerioux.

    Cogne ice climbing: mountain guides in defence of Bearded Vulture in Valnontey
    18.12.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Cogne ice climbing: mountain guides in defence of Bearded Vulture in Valnontey

    planetmountain.com has received and is publishing the press release of the Italian Mountain Guides regarding the Bearded Vulture in Valnontey (Cogne). Ice climbing is currently prohibited on the Money summit plateau and the adjacent icefalls: L’ago di Money, Di fianco alla leggenda, Repentance super, La volpe e l’uva, Monday Money, Gusto di Scozia and Flash estivo.

    Tommy Caldwell, climate change and Yosemite valley
    10.12.2018 by Tommy Caldwell in Environment

    Tommy Caldwell, climate change and Yosemite valley

    Starting from what he has observed in the Yosemite Valley, American climber Tommy Caldwell shares his concerns about climate change.

    La Sportiva 90th, mountaineering, climbing and footwear history in a prize-winning book
    05.12.2018 by Planetmountain in Books-press

    La Sportiva 90th, mountaineering, climbing and footwear history in a prize-winning book

    The book 'La Sportiva 90th, a history of alpinism, passion, innovation' celebrating the first 90 years of the famous Italian outdoor footwear and clothing company is now on sale at www.lasportiva.com.

    Aiguille de la Glière, south ridge ski & snowboard descent by Yannick Boissenot, Julien Herry

    Aiguille de la Glière, south ridge ski & snowboard descent by Yannick Boissenot, Julien Herry

    The video of the ski and snowboard descent, carried out by Yannick Boissenot and Julien Herry, of Arête sud de l’Aiguille de la Glière, Aiguilles Rouges, France.

    Dolomites steep skiing: big first ski descent of Croda Marcora SW Face

    Dolomites steep skiing: big first ski descent of Croda Marcora SW Face

    On 07/05/2018 Francesco Vascellari, Marco Gasperin, Loris De Barba and Tiziano Canal made the probable first descent of the impressive south-west face of Croda Marcora, Sorapis, Dolomites.

    Lhotse first ski descent carried out by Hilaree Nelson and Jim Morrison
    06.10.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Lhotse first ski descent carried out by Hilaree Nelson and Jim Morrison

    The Americans Hilaree Nelson and Jim Morrison have carried out the first integral ski descent of Lhotse (8516m) in the Himalaya, skiing directly off the summit down to Camp 2 at 6400 meters.

    Zabardast trailer: mountaineering and freeride in the heart of the Karakorum

    Zabardast trailer: mountaineering and freeride in the heart of the Karakorum

    The trailer of the film Zabardast, featuring Thomas Delfino, Yannick Graziani, Hélias Millerioux, Zak Mills, Léo Taillefer and Jérôme Tanon and their five week freeride skiing trip into the heart of the Karakorum in Pakistan.

    La Sportiva 90th anniversary book wins best corporate monographs 2018
    20.09.2018 by Planetmountain in Books-press

    La Sportiva 90th anniversary book wins best corporate monographs 2018

    The book 'La Sportiva 90th, a history of alpinism, passion, innovation' has won the 2018 OMI award for the best corporate monograph went to La Sportiva for its innovative approach and storytelling capacity.

    Pilots warn drones endanger rescue helicopter safety
    02.09.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Pilots warn drones endanger rescue helicopter safety

    Marco Kostner, pilot of the Aiut Alpin Dolomites, warns of the dangers rescue helicopters face due to reckless use of drones in the mountains.

    Monte Rosa Express clocked up by Denis Trento and Robert Antonioli
    31.08.2018 by Denis Trento in Alpinism

    Monte Rosa Express clocked up by Denis Trento and Robert Antonioli

    Denis Trento talks about his fast raid in the Monte Rosa massif together with Robert Antonioli across the peaks Lyskamm, Colle del Lys, Punta Dufour and Punta Zumstein.

    Aiguille du Midi cable car closed for maintenance once again
    28.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Aiguille du Midi cable car closed for maintenance once again

    After the closure in June, the second section of the Aiguille du Midi cable car has been closed for an indefinite period due to maintenance works.

    Time is immense. The Grivel Day at Courmayeur
    16.08.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

    Time is immense. The Grivel Day at Courmayeur

    The video documenting the Grivel Day at Courmayeur. On 5 August 2018 Grivel Courmayeur celebrated its 200th anniversary and its timeless, boundless love for mountaineering.

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