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News October 9, 2017

Climbing Gran Paradiso and Bishorn.

It’s been not my good year to climb to the top of Mont Blanc. In the spring we missed the summit due to the strong wind, in July we didn’t go anyfurther the Grand Couloir du Gouter for the crazy wind and the new snow, at the end of August we broke trail to the Tete Rousse Hute and then…

News September 21, 2017

Climbing the Matterhorn via the Hornli Ridge.

Climbing the Matterhorn is not easy, not even via the Hornli Ridge. The mountain needs to be in good shape (read in good condition, without snow below 4000 meters), but above all you have to be ready, up to a big day of 8-9 hours in high altitude where you can count the minutes break on your two hnads fingers….

News / Rock Climbing September 5, 2017

Climbing the Normal Route of Little Fermeda, Odle Massif.

Despite being pretty far from home, I always like to go climbing on the Odle massif. Its north walls, the ones facing the Funes valley (Reinhold Messner native land) are the most photographed and popular, but not for the climbers as the climbing routes are very demanding and mostly on poor rock; on the other side, where the sun shines,…

News August 21, 2017

Alpinism and mountaineering in the end of july around the Bernese Oberland and Saas Valley. Aletschgletscher, traverse of Dri Hornlini and Weissmies traverse.

To be honest, this is not the right summer to do some alpinism and mountaineering around the glaciers of the Alps, somewhat like in 2003. We had a general dry winter all over the Alps, then in June we were already roasting because of the heat wave that brought the isotherm over 5000 meters. The snow disappeared below 3000 meters…

News August 6, 2017

Climbing in the Dolomites in July. Campanile Dulfer, Gusela del Nuvolau, First and Third Pillar of Tofana di Rozes, Punta Fiames Iori South Arete, Torre Piccola del Falzarego and Cinque Torri.

It’s been a kind of ritual in the last 3 years meeting Giovanni for climbing in the Dolomites on the first part of July, and every summer we set the bar higher, looking for more challenging classic climbs. Even this year the weather was good, so we managed to climb some very fine routes around Cortina d’Ampezzo. We started our…

News July 24, 2017

Adidas Terrex Mountain Project in the Dolomites. Tofana di Rozes south face, Schober on first Sella Tower, Kiene on Cinque Dita and Steger on Punta Emma.

Last year  in Vipiteno I took part on a meeting for the upcoming Adidas Terrex event as a “local” expert of the Dolomites. These mountains were chosen for their beauty (of course!)  and the opportunity to combine multisport activities (hiking, running, rock climbing and mountain biking) accross the valleys without using cars or any other “mechanic” help. 14 different starting points were set…