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News On May 18, 2017

Last ski touring trips of the season. Forcella del Vernel, Punta Penia, Zuckerhutl, Strahlhorn, Rimpfischhorn and Mont Blanc.

Spring season always delivers good times to all ski touring lovers, especially this 2016-17 season. Couple weeks ago in the Dolomites we had  almost two feet of snow fell into Marmolada in a few days, and everything was whiter than winter. Even around the Alps, the activity has been intense, as many steep had been pretty icy for most of the…

News On April 2, 2017

Last ski days of the season in the Dolomites. Off-piste skiing in Arabba, Sella massif ski traverse via Val Ciadin and Culea, Forcella Bachet ski traverse, ski mountaineering to Punta Penia and Forcella del Vernel.

After the two good weeks together with the Ski Club Great Britain, the snow situation in the Dolomites was getting more critical in some ways. The temperature was getting higher, the snow on south slopes disappeared visibly around 2000 meters, and a warm Fohn wind blew constantly from the north. Never before this season my attitude has been “let’s go and see” rather…