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Miscellaneous

Water, a precious resource!

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 […]

Kalymnos, rock climbing and sponges

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 […]

Do you need a massage?

[Anne Marie Alifano and her Mobile Massage Service Massage is well known in sports and is good for our body’s health while exercise strengthens our immune system and prevents the onset of many diseases.Unfortunately, those who practice sport are more exposed to the risk of injuries and minor ailments, such as contractures, muscle strains or […]

Tony Scott, filmmaker and alpinist

A tribute to Tony Scott, filmmaker, alpinist! Tony is no more, he’s gone beyond. The reasons for his act are not as yet clear, but it appears that he was gravely ill. Hit by an incurable disease, he’s chosen to end it all rather than subject himself to useless therapies: a strong and decisive choice, […]

Alberto Bonafede and Aldo Giustina lost their lives

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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