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In Karakorum, following the traces of the Taliban and Alexander the Great

27 February, 2017|2 Comments

This is the western most corner of Karakorum, the starting point of the most majestic mountain range in the world, the Himalaya. An area of exceptional scenic value and imbued with deep symbolic significance.

Kinnaur Himalaya, at the border between good and evil

15 February, 2017|0 Comments

To be born and live in the land of the grokch requires knowledge of a subtle universe, populated with demons, spectres and supernatural entities constantly lurking in ambush...

Nepal, on the Way to Helambu After the Earthquake

4 February, 2017|0 Comments

Buildings that now lie abandoned, their walls torn apart. We keep going until his village, leaving Sermathang behind us, but not before having visited the school, or what was left of it.

Renato Casarotto, the lonely king

30 January, 2017|0 Comments

By Emanuele Confortin photo by Matteo Bailo & Emanuele Confortin The premise is simple enough: attempting to repeat a route opened by Renato Casarotto means you are in for a tough journey. I realized that [...]

Beyond the walls, Adam Ondra’s way

25 January, 2017|0 Comments

by Emanuele Confortin He is universally recognized as the strongest climber around. It is hard to bind him to a specific category, or to attempt making comparisons with the past. Adam Ondra is a separate [...]

Himalaya, the way to the centre of the universe

21 January, 2017|0 Comments

This is Uttarakhand, in the Uttarkashi district to be precise, a unique and wild territory, bearing a profound religious significance since the time of the Veda. This is the centre of the universe, where sky, earth and the underworld meet.

Denali, Once Upon a Time in Alaska

21 January, 2017|0 Comments

by Fabrizio Goria The highest mountain is not necessarily always the hardest. Difficulty depends on too many factors, both objective and subjective. Environmental factors for example. This is the case for a peak considered almost [...]

Alpinismi at a glance

21 January, 2017|0 Comments

Today Alpinismi makes its debut. We have been talking about it for a while now, we know. We have been navigating from one social medium to another, trying not to overdo it, to create the [...]