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Sentiero Olivieri.

Olivieri path (Sentiero Olivieri) is a nice equipped path facilities that joins Rifugio Pomedes (2303 m) with rifugio Ra Valles (2470 m). It is important to not confuse the Sentiero Olivieri with the similar sounding Via ferrata Giuseppe Olivieri, as the latter is an challenging and exposed via ferrata up the vertical south arete of […]

Snowshoes: discovering the Cinque Torri.

In the following article the Irish journalist Catherine Murphy tell us about a 2-3 hours snow shoe hike. This tour brings you right into the heart of the Cinque Torri. In terms of scenery, the Dolomites have an embarrassment of riches and this area is one of the most beautiful. More importantly, the tour walks […]

The walk around the Tre Cime di Lavaredo.

It’s a must: the famous walk around the Tre Cime di Lavaredo Before describing the tour around the Tre Cime di Lavaredo, I’ve got to say the following: if you really want to fully enjoy the Tre Cime di Lavaredo, forget visiting this magnificent corner of the Dolomites in summer and wait for autumn before […]

Cimabanche – Plätzwiese – Carbonin.

What I am about to describe is a pleasant walk in the mountains, neither difficult nor dangerous, which starts at the Cimabanche Pass (1529 m) and leads us to Plätzwiese (Prato Piazza in Italian), the plateau that extends up to an altitude of about 2000m. This plateau is protected by UNESCO because of its precious […]

Via Diedro Fouzìgora on Cason de Formin.

In August 2013 the tireless Massimo Da Pozzo and his friend Samuele Majoni chose to restore a great, old route to its former glory: Diedro Fouzìgora. Established on 20 August 1944 by Marino Bianchi Fouzìgora and Dino Menardi Selo up the North Face of Cima Cason de Formin, this route has seen very few repeats […]

Evergreen: new climb on Lastoni di Formin, Dolomites.

In October 2013 a new, relatively short multi-pitch sports climb was added to the second bastion of Mondeval, the beautiful pillar that together with the others forms the sunny south Face of Lastoni di Formin. The route in question is called Evergreen and was put up by my friend Bruno Sartorelli and by Danilo Serafini, […]