Simone Salvagnin, world champion of the Italian national paraclimbing team, FASI head of the Paraclimbing sector and Montura testimonial, is in Nepal since 25 October to climb Ganchempo (6,378 m), an absolute first ascent from the Sindhupalchok side. Accompanying him is the strong mountain guide and Montura testimonial Luca Montanari, who completed an expedition to Everest this year with Andrea Lanfri, the first multiple-amputee in the world to have climbed the highest peak on the planet. Climbing along with the Italian duo will be Nepalese Rabindra Aryal, co-founder with his wife Federica Riccadonna of the social enterprise Garima Voyage, from which this initiative, supported by Montura, takes its cue, and a team of very strong Nepalese climbers, including Sanu Sherpa, the first person in the world to have reached all 14 eight-thousanders twice, and Sanjib Gurung, President of the Mountain Guide Association of Nepal (MoGAN).Read More
Silvo Karo, one of the greatest protagonists of the golden age of Slovenian mountaineering between the 1980s and 1990s, will receive the Piolet d'Or for Lifetime Achievement, the world's most prestigious award in mountaineering, this November in Briançon, France.
Karo, who was born in 1960 and has been a Montura testimonial for more than 10 years, has been able to leave his mark wherever his hands touched rock, opening more than 2,000 routes from the Alps to Patagonia and the Himalayas. 'I am very proud to have received this award,' Karo tells us. But I am even happier with all the congratulatory messages I am receiving from mountaineers all over the world, because my climbs have been a great inspiration to them".Read More
The team of Va' Sentiero are among the winners of the European Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards 2022, the most important European award in this field, celebrated on 26 September in a prestigious ceremony held in the iconic Prague Opera House.
Va' Sentiero won the Grand Prix for "Sustainability and Climate Action" thanks to their project, supported from the outset by Montura, which saw them as the protagonists of a unique, three-year-long expedition on the world's longest trail, the Sentiero Italia CAI, where they documented and promoted the territories they crossed, as well as involving more than 3,000 walkers from all over the world and many local communities. The jury described their efforts as 'a powerful and enlightening example to encourage slow tourism and sustainable commitment to natural heritage and landscape'.Read More
REAS is Italy's leading trade fair for the rescue, first aid and fire-fighting sectors, a reference point thanks to the presence of the sector's main production and commercial entities, to be held at the Centro Fiera Montichiari (BS), from 7 to 9 October 2022.
Montura will present at this edition the novelties for equipment dedicated to technical work and mountain professionals, developed by the Workframe division. The stand is number A30-B29 and is located in Hall 5.
After 28 days on the mountain and the challenging temperatures, at least half of which were spent on the Snow Ledge at an altitude of 5700 m, on 21 July 2022 climber and Montura ambassador Edu Marín completed the free ascent of Eternal Flame along assisted by his father Francisco Novato and his brother Álex. This is one of the world’s most difficult routes, on the Nameless Tower (6286 m) in Pakistan. The iconic route, first climbed in 1989 by the extraordinary German team Kurt Albert, Wolfgang Güllich, Christof Stiegler and Milan Sykora, extends for 650 metres from a base altitude of 5000 m on granite, with grades of up to VI, 7b+ and A2.Read More
The participation of Arkanoé Sailing Team by Montura in the fourth stage of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series in Riva del Garda (Tn), which took place from 22 to 24 July and was organised by Montura's partner Fraglia Vela Riva, ended with 1st place in the Corinthian grouping.
The crew led by skipper Sergio Caramèl, who presented themselves on Lake Garda with an unusual composition given the inclusion of Fabio Bignolini and Lorenzo Franceschini alongside Margherita Zanuso and Michele Meotto, overcame a complicated start to reach optimum performance on the final day, during which they overtook the Swiss of Cytrus at the top of the Corinthian classification and relegated Miles Quinton's Gill Race Team to third place.Read More
Quickdry Frame®, the revolutionary technology with International Patent Pending and renowned globally thanks to the RedDot Design Award for 2022, one of the most important design awards in the world, will be used exclusively and premièred worldwide in 2022 by Montura. In the footwear range, the technology is already available in all new leather pairs, while in the clothing range, some upcoming Fall/Winter garments will feature it. Quickdry Frame® has also been applied to the Sashiko Jacket by Kengo Kuma: a true, limited-edition work of art with just 83 pieces made by Montura.Read More
FlyingNikka's first "flight" is a date to remember: on Thursday 12 May, off the coast of Valencia, Spain, this "foiling boat" marked the beginning of a new era for offshore sailing.
"I can hardly describe the excitement I'm feeling right now," explains Roberto Lacorte, the visionary owner who, with the launch of the FlyingNikka project in December 2020, proved himself a pioneer in the field of full-foiling offshore.
At 60 feet (just under 19 metres) long, the FlyingNikka - the first "full-foiling" sailboat in the Mini Maxi category and designed for long journeys - was designed by a design team coordinated by Irishman Mark Mills.Read More
The ResQ project is the brainchild of a small group of friends who became sick and tired of seeing thousands of migrants die in a desperate attempt to cross the Mediterranean Sea and so decided to break through the wall of indifference and attempt to get involved, with one objective and one objective only: to stay human.Read More
Keep Clean and Run for Peace is back, between Tuscany and Sardinia, to fight the pollution of our seas and bring a message of peace and attention to the environment.
From 29 April to 5 May, the 2022 edition of the eco-marathon managed by the Montura testimonial Roberto Cavallo will take place, the launch event of the "Let's clean up Europe" campaign. The plogging eco-marathon was presented last March 30 at the Ministry of Ecological Transition by Roberto Cavallo and his co-runners, who have managed to create a real movement, now recognised at national level.