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More Sherpa than customers reached the top in 2017: what is Everest today?

24 December, 2017|0 Comments

For the first time in the history of Everest there have been more Sherpa than climbers reaching the top. And this is not necessarily a negative trend. These are our observations.

  • Dalla vetta di Seneca Rocks, foto di Marcela Colmenares

Seneca Rocks, where escaping civilization is possible.

10 July, 2017|0 Comments

When Mike came up with the idea of making a trip to Seneca, there was no reason to think twice. The quartzite razorbacks of Seneca are so famous that it would have been worth going even with a flu.

  • Bears Ears, Bureau of Land Management

Climbers are furious with Donald Trump. And they are right.

23 May, 2017|0 Comments

The American president wants to place under review all 27 national monuments created since 1996. And the American Alpine Club, the Access Fund and the entire outdoor industry are not standing for it. Because the American wilderness is to be protected, not destroyed.

Nepal, from the earthquake to Trento Film Festival. Anatomy of a country on its knees.

10 May, 2017|0 Comments

Following the 2015 earthquake, Nepal is trying to leave behind the rubble to find once more a glimmer of autonomy. In fact, traditional economic activities are struggling to get back on their feet, partly also due to the direct effects of tourism, which although it is cloaked in healthy enthusiasm and good intentions, in the long run it has unmasked its own unsustainability, particularly in the most isolated and remote villages. Nepal and its crisis were topics of conversation at the Trento Film Festival

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 [...]