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Have you ever asked yourself why reviews are important in any web marketing strategy?
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Testimonial

Birgitt R.
Birgitt R.
Cannot recommend him highly enough and I am already planning my next trip with him.
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Enrico was a phenomenal guide who made us feel completely at ease, safe and showed us so much patience. He is incredibly knowledgeable about the Dolomites and his passion for the mountains is infectious. Enrico worked so hard to ensure we had an amazing trip, that is was exciting, fun and exhilarating without ever compromising our safety which was of paramount importance to him, we never felt unsafe while exploring some of the highest heights. Cannot recommend him highly enough and I am already planning my next trip with him. Thank you so much!
Yelena G.
Yelena G.
A memorable via Ferrata experience with Enrico.
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From the time we (a married couple in our early 40s) first contacted Enrico back in march 2019 and the day of actual hike/climb Enrico has kept in touch with us making suggestions about how to prepare, where to stay and what to bring ,etc. He even suggested to meet with us the day before the climb to walk us thru the last details. Enrico is the sweetest person, very supporting and encouraging, very knowledgeable. The day started pretty early as we set to meet at 8 am which was a big plus as the place (Passo Falzarego) tends to get overly crowded in late AM hours and the weather is still not too hot. We started out the hike up to the beginning of the ferrata which was a bit scary as it was passing thru the narrow trail on the steep side of the mountain but the view of magnificent. Thank to Enrico we have photos that he took of us during the hike up and down and during the Ferrata. i am so grateful for almost 40 photos Enrico shared with us via Dropbox. While making our ascent, Enrico was telling us about the area, its WW1 history and other historical events that took place there. Ferrata itself was physically challenging but unforgettable and thoroughly enjoyable. I wish it lasted longer but for the first time climb it was challenging enough as 2 of its sections were completely vertical. The hike back down was equally challenging as we had to pass thru sections completely covered with snow. Enrico took us thru many WW1 tranches and caverns that altogether form a real maze on that size of the mountain. All in all was is truly an unforgettable experience all that’s to Enrico. I am so glad with chose to work with him and i am looking forward to more Ferrata climb trip in the future. Will stay in touch. Thank you so much. Yelena and Eugene.
Richard Kim Miller
Richard Kim Miller
Several years of using Enrico Maioni and Guide Dolomiti for trips to Cortina d’ Ampezzo.
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I am currently 67 years old. I have been rock climbing and mountaineering for 51 years. I grew up climbing in Wyoming’s Tetons. I have experienced all forms of climbing (rock, ice, bouldering, big walls, etc.). I contacted Enrico Maioni to arrange for several difficult climbs in the Dolomites – as I was traveling by myself. He was instantly a compatible partner, accessed my ability and made the climbs prefect for our team of two. I returned the next year and used Enrico for several more days of climbing – one of which involved my 39 year old son, who is also a very experience climber and B.A.S.E. Jumper. Climbing with Enrico could not have been more pleasant and successful. He treated me with respect as to my experience, level of climbing, history of climbs, and overall conditioning just right. I had lined up another five days with Enrico this coming September (2019), but canceled because of a total knee replacement in August. I have had some of the best days of climbing with Enrico and plan to have many, many more with him and Guide Dolomiti. I love to travel to Cortina by myself. I use Enrico for more difficult roped climbs, I like to do via ferrata’s and very moderate solo’s by myself. Perfect combination!
Carrol Wayne
Carrol Wayne
After first contacting Guide Dolomiti I had very timely and efficient emails from Enrico.
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I have been mountaineering and rock climbing for decades but had never been climbing in the Dolomites. After first contacting Guide Dolomiti I had very timely and efficient emails from Enrico. He arranged to meet me at my accommodation in Cortina d’Ampezzo. He was immediately a very friendly climbing companion who exuded experience in the mountains and a total knowledge of the climbing in the Dolomites. His leadership on the climbs and his knowledge of the climbing and history of the area was fantastic. By climbing with Enrico a few times over one week I saved many months of investigating the best climbing locations for myself. When a friend arrived to climb with me I continued climbing in the Dolomites for another few weeks. Enrico became a good friend who then freely gave professional advice on climbs, climbing conditions and weather conditions whenever we arranged to meet him at the Guide Dolomiti office in the Cortina township.
Yu Chan
Yu Chan
We couldn’t have asked for a better guide. Bravo Enrico!
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My boyfriend and I ended our last destination in the Alps in Cortina Italy to hike the Dolomites. Although we are serious hikers but not climbers, we thought it might be interesting to try it with a guide. In our search we found Enrico’s website “guidedolomiti.com” most appealing and interesting. We definitely luck out. In just 3 days Enrico guided us on our first “via ferrata” Mount Cristallo, our second ferrata Col Dei Bos, and lastly we rock climbed to the top of the Torre Grande at Cinque Torri. He is very friendly and knowledgeable, making it comfortable and easy to ask any questions or concerns. He is an expert climber, which makes you feel safe and confident. Not only did he take great pictures and provide them on an usb flash drive for us to take home but he also gave us many great suggestions on restaurants and other attractions in Cortina. Enrico’s fun sense of humor and attitude made the experience much more memorable and enjoyable. He gave us an unforgettable experience and also a new sport for us to practice in other parts of the world. We couldn’t have asked for a better guide. Bravo Enrico!
Wenshuo Liu
Wenshuo Liu
Highlight of my trip!
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Enrico is a great guide! He has everything you need and even lent us jackets! We did a 2 hour via ferrata with him. He made sure we got there early enough to beat the crowd. That’s hugely important because on our way down we saw the route got so busy. He picked the perfect climb for us! It was beautiful, fun and comfortably challenging. I couldn’t recommend him more!
Anne Waston
Anne WastonCinque Torri with Enrico was wonderful.
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His safe and positive spirit, excellent climbing skills, and knowledge about the region made this day exeptional. Enrico was also extremely helpful in suggesting climbs that fit my ambitions and the changing weather patterns. I recommend him to both novice and experienced climbers.
Tony Scott
Tony ScottRico has been my friend and my guide for 15 years.
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We always seem to have the ultimate adventures. Often taking those adventures to the very edge. But with Rico I feel safe going to that edge. And he has the biggest heart. And the Dolomites are the most beautiful mountains in the world and the climbing the best.
Lorelea Samano
Lorelea Samano
Best guide in Cortina!
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I recently traveled to Cortina for a multi-day rock climbing trip and was referred to Guide Dolomiti by another local guide. These were last minute plans for me but as I contacted Guide Dolomiti via email his response was prompt, friendly, informative, and more importantly – attentive. My Guide, Enrico, was immediately concerned about what my interested and goals of my trip were so he could formulate a custom trip that would fit my needs. He had many suggestions and within a short time of my arrival, we had a solid climbing plan in place that met all my desires. Not only did Enrico help me with climbing suggestions he was also incredibly helpful in suggesting transportation options to get to Cortina, as well as hotel accommodations. Since these were last minute plans for me, this saved me a LOT of time. He was also very friendly and offered to pick me up at a nearby town to save time.When I arrived, Enrico was prompt, courteous and incredibly friendly and easy to talk to. He was a great guide for my entire trip and took me on some amazing, challenging and awesome adventures. I always felt safe and never felt that he compromised my safety in any way. He was also very knowledgeable of the history of the area and would share many stories during our climbs. One of the most amazing climbing trips I’ve been on and Enrico was a large part of that!
David Barash
David Barash
This day will remain as one of the most memorable for our family.
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We were traveling as a family, with our two grown kids (27 and 24). We have spent years enjoying the outdoors and love excursions such as our day with Enrico. With 30 years of experience, Enrico is a wonderful mix of supreme competence, knowledge, humor and warmth. Just the right combination.
Dominique Vallee
Dominique Vallee
All around amazing experience with Enrico.
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I wanted to make sure that I took fully advantage of my stay in Cortina. I was interested in hiking, Via Ferrata and climbing but had little knowledge of the region. I spent 3 days with Enrico (1 Hiking, 1 Via Ferrata, 1 Climbing), all were amazing. His knowledge allowed us to see beautiful scenery, do hikes and climbs adapted to our objectives and levels while being safe and learn about some of the history. You cannot get more experience and knowledge, he has been a guide for 30 years and is an expert climber. Best of all, he combines this with a great personality and sense of humour to ensure you have a memorable time. On the planning side, he is very quick to respond to e-mail, meets you at your hotel prior to your activity to introduce himself and present you with options, he picks you up in the morning and drives you back. He also took many pictures of us and gave them to us on a memory stick. His reputation is that he is the best guide in Cortina and I would agree with that. We had the best time.
Wendy and Phil
Wendy and Phil
Next time we’re in the Dolomites, we’re definitely going to see him!
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We had a fantastic time climbing the via ferrata with Enrico! He’s a great guide, very patient, funny, knowledgeable, and paid a lot of attention to our safety. Also, Enrico took time before the climb to talk to us about our abilities and comfort with heights in order to find the right route for us to climb.
Zamarra Kok
Zamarra KokEnrico made our stay in the Dolomites a very pleasant one.
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We enjoyed his relaxed and happy attitude, it made us feel more relaxed (exactly what we needed at 2300 meter). We did some good climbing, fun hiking and a great Via Ferrata with him. We would absolutely advise anyone to hire Enrico as a guide.
Jack Tuholske
Jack Tuholske
Enrico rocks!
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My two days climbing with him were the highlight of my trip to the Dolomites. His love and passion for the mountains is matched only by his good humor. Thanks Enrico, I’ll be back.
Robin Mellet
Robin Mellet
Could not recommend more highly.
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Enrico was the guide for our disparate group of ten 60+ year olds to walk in the Dolomites. He devised a programme for us which was quite difficult as we had two types of walkers – those who wanted to do the full monty, and a less adventurous group who wanted a gentle walk and then to relax. Not only did he do a fabulous job of planning the walking route(s), he organised the transportation, gave us a variety of accommodation from high end to simpler refugios as requested, and even made excellent restaurant recommendations for us in Cortina for the start and end of the trip. He always had a smile on his face even when some of the less adventurous were looking decidedly mutinous when the heavens opened late morning on a day we all walked together. And his ability to coax an extra few kilometres from those less athletic hikers was a wonder to behold. We could not more highly recommend his guiding ability.
Donald Frazier
Donald Frazier
Enrico was a great guide on my recent ferrata trip.
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He kept it fun and made me feel real comfortable. It was nice to go up with a “local” who knows and loves the Cortina area. He really made me feel like a friend he climbs with frequently. Thanks for the great time Enrico and thanks for the birra! I look forward to making it back sometime to do more ferrata.
Carrol Wayne
Carrol Wayne
Enrico, I had a great time climbing with you in the Dolomite mountains around Cortina.
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Because you are a local man, with extensive Dolomites and international climbing experience, you were able to add so much more to your demonstration of climbing confidence, technique and safe practice in the Dolomite environment. I had a great week with you. Thanks again.
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