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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Kalymnos, rock climbing and sponges

Aegean Sea - Kalymnos

When I publish an article on this site, it is rare that I write something which is not closely related to the Dolomites and if I do so it is because I believe that the subject may be of interest to reader climbers.Kalymnos is one of 12 islands in the Dodecanese in the Eastern Aegean …

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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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Alberto Bonafede and Aldo Giustina lost their lives

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Pelmo tragedy: trust fund for Alberto Bonafede and Aldo Giustina A trust fund has been established by the Belluno Mountain rescue service for the families of Alberto Bonafede and Aldo Giustina who lost their lives during a rescue operation last week. After the terrible tragedy on Monte Pelmo, where Alberto Bonafede and Aldo Giustina lost …

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