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Do you need a massage?

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 tendon inflammation and, in the most unfortunate […]

Cason de Formin, new routes.

Buon compleanno Nat is the name given to the July 2012 route up Cason de Formin established by tireless Massimo Da Pozzo together with another “Scoiattolo”, Marco Alberti “Panza” and their friend Danilo Serafini, with whom Mox had established via Zoe up Lastoni di Formin. At the time Mox dedicated the route to his young […]

Tony Scott, filmmaker and 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, just like his character, a choice one […]

Spigolo Sam Tofana, a great route on the Pilastro.

by Massimo Da Pozzo – Natasha Alexander – Samuele Majoni (summer 2011) On the Pilastro della Tofana di Rozes in the Dolomites Massimo Da Pozzo, Natasha Alexander and Samuele Majoni have made the first ascent of Spigolo Sam (6c, 500m circa). With all belays equipped for the abseils and its south facing orientation, Spigolo Sam […]

Landslide on the Tofana di Rozes.

Recent landslide on the Tofana A recent landslide on the Tofana di Rozes, the majestic peak in the Dolomites, has radically changed the descent path used by alpinists climbing routes on the right-hand side (east) of the spectacular South Face. On 7 September 2011 a continuous mass of rocks started falling onto the path which […]

Alberto Bonafede and Aldo Giustina lost their lives.

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 their lives while attempting to rescue two German alpinists, thoughts […]