The new Via Zoe, Lastoni di Formin

New via Zoe

The new Via Zoe, a bolted route on Lastoni di Formin New “modern” route first ascended by untiring Massimo Da Pozzo “Mox” on the Lastoni di Formin. Due to the poor weather conditions the route was ascended in three pushes with three different partners, namely Romanin Ivan, Serafini Danilo and Bruno Sartorelli.The eight pitches climb …

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The ferrata degli Alpini on Col dei Bos

Ferrata Col dei Bos

Ferrata Col dei Bos – Dolomites of Ampezzo Getting thereferrata col dei bos alpiniFrom Cortina d’Ampezzo drive towards Passo Falzarego via the SS48. Park the car circa 1.5km before the pass, at km 107.3 at the restaurant “Da Strobel” opposite the pistes close to Rifugio Col Gallina (2050m). Accessferrata col dei bosFrom “Da Strobel” take …

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Via ferrata Sci Club 18 – Monte Faloria – Dolomites

Ferrata Sci Club 18 - Mt. Faloria

A new via ferrata just above Cortina: the Sci Club 18 The “Sci Club 18” is a demanding new via ferrata which winds its way up the Crepe di Faloria face, immediately beneath the cable car which leads up to the top of Monte Faloria above Cortina. This difficult and exposed ferrata offers spectacular views …

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Guide’s booklet was introduced during the 19 Century

Mountain Guide Booklet

The Mountain Guide Booklet, an old habit As far back as the 15th century, the Venetian Republic hired and paid the local mountaineers to accompany the official mapmakers through the Dolimites to trace the Austrian-Venetian border. Later, in 1865, the Austrian state officially authorised the discipline of Alpine Guide. The profession of “Alpine Guide” was …

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