Via Ferrata del Vajont, the Ferrata della Memoria

Ferrata della Memoria - Vajont

Via ferrata del Vajont, a different way to remember the Vajont disaster Via Ferrata della Memoria, also referred to as Via Ferrata del Vajont, is a new via ferrata based on an idea by Fabio Bristot, a member of the Bellunese Dolomites Mountain Rescue squad who wanted to remember the Vajont tragedy through this new …

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The historic gunpowder magazine

The Cortina d’Ampezzo gunpowder magazine Between 1859 and 1862 Ampezzo town council had a gunpowder magazine built in the Revis area. The battles of 1848 in Cadore and the first war of independence declared by the Kingdom of Sardinia against the Austrian Empire were still very much alive in the memories of the Ampezzo people. …

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Via ferrata Ra Bujela

Via ferrata Maria e Andrea Ferrari

Via ferrata Maria e Andrea Ferrari up Ra Bujela To the delight of all via ferrata lovers, the Cortina Mountain Guides have recently equipped a new ferrata up Ra Bujela, the northernmost of the two rocky towers in the Tofana group. The chairlift that leads from the Duca Aosta hut to the Pomedes hut passes …

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The normal route of Becco Muraglia

Becco Muraglia

Becco Muraglia, a hidden corner away from the most popular routes The climb I’m going to tell you about today is Becco Muraglia (2271 m), an isolated rocky crag at the foot of Mt. Nuvolau and the starting point of the historic Muraglia di Giau wall. Bèco de ra Marògna in Ampezzo dialect is clearly …

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Pousa Marza, a wonderful snowshoe destination

Snowshoeing at Pousa Marza.

Pousa Marza snowshoe, a trip to the slopes of Piz Popena When it’s a matter of a snowshoe walk the Pousa Marza area is certainly one of my favourites both because you have it more or less to yourself and for the magnificent views you get on this beautiful trip.pousa marza snowshoe The area is …

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Taghia rock climbing, the best climbs in Morocco! Don’t miss Taghia!

Taghia Rock cClimbing

The superb limestone of Taghia OVERVIEW taghia rock climbingIn September 2009, I went to Morocco with my friends from the “Scoiattoli di Cortina” group (the Squirrel Group, one of the most famous climbing clubs in Italy). The purpose of our trip was to open a new route on one of the incredible walls of the …

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