Watch out for the wolf

Wolf in Cortina. Canis lupus.

The wolf in Cortina d’Ampezzo and its surroundings The fear is not so difficult to understand. After all, haven’t we all been scared of the wolf as children? Nothing has changed since Little Red Riding Hood faced the big bad wolf. What scares us today is exactly the same thing that scared us yesterday. This …

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A catastrophic event: the Vaia Storm

Storm Vaia, a disastrous storm.

End of October 2018, Storm Vaia arrives The Vaia storm, also known as Tempesta Vaia, was a violent atmospheric disturbance that ravaged our region, bringing it to its knees in October 2018. Storm Vaia tore down approximately 15 million trees, creating a massive tangle of fallen trunks, shattered branches, uprooted roots, soil, and stones. Entire …

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Water, a precious resource!

Water is in short supply

Water is in short supply. Let’s learn to make careful use of it! I recently ate at Rifugio Cinque Torri and was very happy to note an intelligent initiative by the Associazione Rifugi Alpini del Veneto: an educational placemat reminding patrons how precious water is and inviting them to be wise in their use of …

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Tony Scott, filmmaker and alpinist

Tony Scott filmmaker alpinist

A tribute to Tony Scott, filmmaker, alpinist! On the wall, especially in difficult situations, everyone’s defects and merits come to the surface, they cannot be hidden. Tony Scott filmmaker, alpinist and friend: with him I shared many adventures and emotions, moments of mutual joy and mutual satisfaction.I can say about Tony that I have seen, …

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