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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 […]

Crepo Longo crag.

Crepo Longo crag. New walls to climb in Cortina Something like this had been missing: a crag with lots of easy routes, up excellent quality rock, ideal for those who although they don’t master the hardest difficulties, enjoy climbing for the sake of it, ideally in magnificent surroundings. crepo longo crag Tahnks to the tried […]

Val de Formin, Mondeval, Lago Fedèra: amazing places!

The Dolomites offer an exceptional variety of treks, from simple walks down in the valleys to long traverses high up at altitude. The Croda da Lago ring close to Cortina is certainly one of the most rewarding outings due to its interesting geology and stunning landscapes; it begins in a magnificent fir forest, ascends the […]

An original grotto on Tofana.

The grotta di Tofana on the lower bastion of the Tofana di Rozes During the mid-half of latter century the Grotta di Tofana was a highly popular outing with visiting tourists, now though it is has fallen into disuse. I believe though that the walk and ferrata remains a highly interesting outing, above all in […]

Via Benjamin on Tofana di Mezzo.

In the summers of 2002 and 2003 the Scoiattoli Luigi Majoni and Davide Gaspari established a difficult and beautiful route up the East Face of the Tofana di Mezzo. The route isn’t well-known and ascends splendid limestone slabs and the overhangs up the mountain’s central spur. Due to the demanding nature of the climbing the […]

Sport climbing on Lagazuoi Piccolo.

Sport climbing Lagazuoi – A crag with easy single pitches for beginners. At the start of the new millennium the Cortina Mountain Guides decided to bolt a crag with easy single pitches for beginners. They chose Monte Lagazuoi, in particular a section on the south face located to the left (west) of the tunnel entrance […]