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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 5, 2017

Skiing the Haute Route from Chamonix to Zermatt. Pictures and GPS tracks.

The Haute Route is probably the most famous hut to hut trip on skis all over the world and it goes across glaciers and high mountains in the Alps. When you talk about the Haute Route, anyone who’s passionate about skis and mountains understands what we’re talking about, and lots of people from all around the world reach Chamonix every spring for…

News On March 22, 2017

Dolomites ski traverse with The Ski Club of Great Britain, from San Martino di Castrozza to Lake Braies.

I was pretty worried about the Dolomites ski traverse from San Martino di Castrozza in Braies scheduled for late February with Ski Club of Great Britain team. The skitour to Forcella Bachet had given me some hope, but there were still many uncertaintes about the possibility of doing a whole trip on skis outside the groomed slopes. Fortunately something happened the day…

News On February 15, 2017

My winter on the road. Chamonix, ski touring to Col d’Argentiere and Aiguilles Rouges ski traverse. Pointe Alphonse Favre and Aiguille du Belvedere.

It’s gonna be difficult to forget this winter season for people like me who live in the Dolomites and need the real snow to survive and feed his/her family, beside the fake snow on the slopes. Despite the last snowfall has pulled the morale of many people up, the general conditions in the Dolomites for skiing off-piste and ski touring are still difficult, and you…

News On February 4, 2017

Climbing the via ferrata on Piccolo Cir, skiing the Sellaronda, off-piste skiing on Pitztal Glacier and ski touring in Sankt Anton. All in the same week!

Who would have ever thought of a second year in a row without snow in the Dolomites in early February? Everything has been so unpredictable in these last winters, so the key word is definitely “being flexible.” Janet and Shel just came to the Dolomites for 4 days of off-piste skiing and ski touring, unfortunately we had to change our…