Wild Punta Erbing

Ascent to Punta Erbing

Ascent to Punta Erbing, an exceptional viewpoint Celebrated Ampezzo Alpine Guide Antonio Dimai knew Mt Pomagagnon very well and opened up a grand total of five new routes on it from 1899 to 1905. The last of these climbed up the south face of the ridge’s easternmost peak (2301 metres) with Dimai’s inseparable climbing partner …

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An anniversary to remember

Il tracciato della via Dimai Eotvos sulla Tofana di Rozes

The route Dimai/Eötvös on the south face of Tofana di Rozes The summer of 2021 will celebrate two important anniversaries in the mountain climbing arena: the first climbs of the South Face of Punta Fiames and of the South Face of Tofana di Rozes. Both climbs were achieved by one of the most famous and …

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Historic crags in Cortina d’Ampezzo

Eleonora Colli climbing at Colfiere crag

Sasso di Colfiere – Colfiere crag Of Cortina’s many splendid rock faces, Colfiere crag merits special attention less because of its intense “finger pulling” climbs but more because it was one of the first low altitude faces to be developed and has been used by local climbers since the 1950s. The first to make use …

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The World Ski Cup in Cortina and Ra Bujela ferrata in winter

Ra Bujela ferrata in winter

Climbing the Ra Bujela ferrata in winter and the chance to admire the World Cup athletes racing from above is certainly a one-of-a-kind experience for mountain lovers! On the occasion of the spectacular Cortina d’Ampezzo Ski World Cup, which will see the best athletes in the world racing on the fabulous Olimpia delle Tofane slope, …

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Do you know who Angelo Dibona was?

Angelo Dibona, a great mountaineer Almost all of the “Dibona routes” are ultra-elegant requiring not simply great technical skill but also significant stamina from mountaineers. His first ascents were done at a relatively advanced age. Angelo Dibona possessed that specific instinct which only men who have grown up in the mountains have. Paul Preuss and …

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A great climb on solid rock!

Wolkenreise on Cadini di Misurina

Wolkenreise on Cadini di Misurina: a wonderful bolted route Wolkenreise is the name chosen by the first ascensionists for this short but truly beautiful alpine sport climb that makes its way up the west face of Pilastro di Misurina in the Cadini Group of the Dolomites. It isn’t a new route, in fact it was established …

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