Do you know who Angelo Dibona was?

Angelo Dibona, a great mountaineer Almost all of the “Dibona routes” are ultra-elegant requiring not simply great technical skill but also significant stamina from mountaineers. His first ascents were done at a relatively advanced age. Angelo Dibona possessed that specific instinct which only men who have grown up in the mountains have. Paul Preuss and …

Read more

La Scala del Minighel – the Minighel ladder

The Minighel ladder.

The Minighel ladder, the history of Cortina d’Ampezzo’s first ferrata The Minighel ladder, Ra Šàra del Minighèl Ladin, is a truly unusual ferrata both in its history and the special way it was made which marks it out from all the ferratas which I have climbed in many years of mountain walks and climbs. Also …

Read more

Dolomites – Portrait of the Pale Mountains

Portrait of Tofane mountains.

Dolomites paintings: “Dolomites – Portrait of the Pale Mountains” Scottish artist Rowan Huntley loves painting mountains. Her latest collection of work has been inspired by the spectacular eastern Dolomites and will be on show at the Alpine Club in London from 9 November 2016 until 23 January 2017. dolomites paintings Rowan says of her work: …

Read more

The historic gunpowder magazine

The Cortina d’Ampezzo gunpowder magazine Between 1859 and 1862 Ampezzo town council had a gunpowder magazine built in the Revis area. The battles of 1848 in Cadore and the first war of independence declared by the Kingdom of Sardinia against the Austrian Empire were still very much alive in the memories of the Ampezzo people. …

Read more

Tony Scott, filmmaker and alpinist

Tony Scott filmmaker alpinist

A tribute to Tony Scott, filmmaker, alpinist! On the wall, especially in difficult situations, everyone’s defects and merits come to the surface, they cannot be hidden. Tony Scott filmmaker, alpinist and friend: with him I shared many adventures and emotions, moments of mutual joy and mutual satisfaction.I can say about Tony that I have seen, …

Read more

Alberto Bonafede and Aldo Giustina lost their lives

Playbill.

Pelmo tragedy: trust fund for Alberto Bonafede and Aldo Giustina 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 …

Read more

Above footer