Vipiteno is a lovely mountain village in South Tyrol not far from the Brenner Pass, and it’s an excellent “base camp” for ski touring enthusiasts. The nearby valleys of Racines, Ridanna and Fleres offer beautiful itineraries for all kind of level, steepness and vertical climbs, from 700 mt way over the 1400 meters uphill tough day tours. The peaks are…
I don’t think there’s something that makes me more satisfied than going out ski touring. During the winter I spend many days on the lifts, with a lot of people rushing around even when they’re on holiday. I spend my days off looking after my girls and wandering around with the skins, to listen to sound of silence of the nature surrounding me. Skinning up, that’s the way I like to stay in shape. I like to climb up to ski down, and I always look for tours with a challenging descent, possibly doing a loop rather skiing down where I climbed up. In the last decade I’ve lived with the skis on for most of the year, April and May as well, when I should go back into rock climbing, but these two are best months for the ski tours I’ve dreamed for all winter.
In this page you’ll find some ski touring offers, from day trips in the Dolomites and beyond to the big classic ski touring traverses of the springtime, when the ski touring season is a its best. If you have your own ideas, dream tours and projects do not hesitate to contact me. Together we will make it happen.