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DiscoveryAlps alpinismo, una sezione del portale delle Alpi in cui reperire notizie dalle spedizioni da tutto il mondo; novità, tecnica. Inoltre conosciamo insieme i premi dell’alpinismo, gli alpinisti italiani, i personaggi e le curiosità del mondo verticale.


Vajont: 40 years after the senseless tragedy

Vajont: 40 years after the senseless tragedy

40 years after the Vajont disaster the feelings of horror evoked by the tragedy are unchanged. But the legacy of the night of the 9 October 1963 reaches farther than even such feelings. A dam built in the wrong place; the unheeded, unambiguous signals from a natural environment subjected to brutal manipulation

2003: The perspiring Alps

2003: The perspiring Alps

Our exceptional summer is over at last. Right on time according to the meteorological calendar, which conventionally marks 31 August as the end of summer, winds from the north put an end to the heat and brought a September with more “normal” temperatures for the time of year

Patagonia: notizie dal rifugio “Italia”

Patagonia: notizie dal rifugio “Italia”

Roberto Vitale, di Mountain Wilderness Italia, nel corso dell’estate 2003 ha raccolto l’appello di Leandro Cecchetto, uno dei “magnifici cinque” gestori del rifugio “Italia”, ubicato 1100 metri di dislivello sopra Bariloche, in Patagonia. Urgono fondi per opere di manutenzione straordinaria a questa struttura costruita nel 1968 dal Club Alpino Italiano in Argentina

Presidi per la tutela dell’ambiente montano

Presidi per la tutela dell’ambiente montano

E’ quanto mai necessario che oggi ogni Socio del Club Alpino Italiano si imponga l’imperativo di impegnarsi ad operare in prima linea per la conservazione e la difesa dell’ambiente montano.

A fronte di questo impegno, importante ed essenziale diventa la struttura del Rifugio del Club Alpino Italiano

Ascesa solidale sul Nevado Copa

Ascesa solidale sul Nevado Copa

Una difficile via alpinistica lungo una cresta di due chilometri su una montagna del Perù.

Quattro giorni di scalata e tre bivacchi, durissimi e precari. E’ il risultato della “ascensione della solidarietà” realizzata dalla guida alpina Fabrizio Manoni di Ornavasso (Vb) lo scorso giugno

“Footpath 4 Luglio”: the best skyrunners

“Footpath 4 Luglio”: the best skyrunners

Córteno Golgi – There is less than a week to go to the SkyRace “Footpath 4 Luglio” – 9th Trofeo Davide, the “Maratona del Cielo” held in the Upper Camonica Valley, in programme 6th July, this year valid as the 3rd Trial of the Skyrunning World Championship Circuit FSA

L’Italia sul K2

L’Italia sul K2

L’Italia celebra, con una nuova spedizione, la conquista di Compagnoni e Lacedelli del 1954. Cai, Inrm e alcuni tra i migliori alpinisti italiani torneranno, nell’estate del 2004, nella regione del Karakorum

We have to use our “mountain” of water properly

We have to use our “mountain” of water properly

The Alps are a kind of Fort Knox of European water reserves, with enormous quantities of water collected in a watershed of 143,000 square kilometres and crossed by watercourses carrying down to the valleys the amazing volume of 200 billion cubic metres of “blue gold”

Titian comes home to Cadore

Titian comes home to Cadore

The first number of the yearbook on “Titian studies” produced by the “Titian Study Centre Foundation” was recently presented at the Academy of Venice, with good coverage by all the national newspapers. This is another feather in the cap of the Foundation based in Cadore (Titian’s birthplace, ed.), after the recent successful Titian exhibition in London; the next one devoted to the great painter will open at the Prado in Madrid in June

Trentino by train, the line is growing

Trentino by train, the line is growing

The new stretch of railway between Malé and Marilleva adds kilometres of track to the system in Trentino, but also adds history to history. Ten new kilometres of track have joined up with the existing lines, which are not far from celebrating their centenary; Monday 11 October 1909 was the date of the first train journey from Trento to Malé. The Trento-Malé railway was the realisation of a dream

La nuova impresa di Manoni, Bertoglio, Rossi

La nuova impresa di Manoni, Bertoglio, Rossi

Alpinismo e solidarietà. La scalata di una difficile montagna sulle Ande per aiutare le popolazioni andine. Fabrizio Manoni, guida alpina di Ornavasso e alpinista di alto livello, è partito venerdì 30 maggio per scalare il Chacraraju Est, una montagna di 6001 m nella Cordillera Blanca in Perù

A fort-hotel for Tenda?

A fort-hotel for Tenda?

From the fort protecting the harbour of Vado, a few kilometres from Savona, to the entrenched camp of Colle di Tenda, all along the Ligurian Alps there are still clear signs of the defensive system devised between 1862 and 1871 by the “Permanent Committee for the defence of the State” of the fledgling Kingdom of Italy

The heights of Val Masino welcome the disabled

The heights of Val Masino welcome the disabled

A high-altitude trail for disabled mountain-lovers in the European Year of Disabled People has been planned by the mountain community of Morbegno. The first initiative of its kind in the province of Sondrio

Renewable energy in mountain houses

Renewable energy in mountain houses

Technological evolution, lower costs, and, sometimes, public assistance to reduce investment expenses are combining to make the use of renewable energy sources in the mountains an increasingly attractive proposition

Energie rinnovabili nella case in montagna

Energie rinnovabili nella case in montagna

L’evoluzione delle tecnologie, il contenimento dei costi e, in qualche caso, l’intervento pubblico nella riduzione delle spese di investimento, sta rendendo sempre più conveniente l’uso delle energie rinnovabili in montagna

24 May, European Day of Parks

24 May, European Day of Parks

May 24 is European Day of Natural Parks, and a full programme of events is being offered by the Adamello-Brenta Park in western Trentino, the Paneveggio-Pale di San Martino Park in eastern Trentino, and the Trentino part of the Stelvio National Park

Messner: il re della sabbia

Messner: il re della sabbia

Il re degli ottomila, primo alpinista al mondo ad aver scalato tutte le cime dell’Himalaya, oltre ai prestigiosi ottomila, ha di recente confessato di avere ancora un desiderio: vuole attraversare un grande deserto. La notizia arriva da una rivista tedesca cui Reinhold Messner ha di recente rilasciato un’intervista

The Sentiero 4 Luglio Sky Marathon goes world-class

The Sentiero 4 Luglio Sky Marathon goes world-class

Còrteno Golgi – A fine book of history and photographs entitled “Sentiero 4 Luglio, quando l’amore si fa corsa” has been produced by the organisers of the Sky Marathon, as a way of commemorating the famous high altitude race which takes place annually in the mountains of Val Camonica

“Mountains of Peace – Mountains of War”

“Mountains of Peace – Mountains of War”

A new well for Afghanistan from Switzerland. Thanks to a contribution from the ORS Service AG company of Zurich to “Mountains of Peace – Mountains of War”, the scheme run by DiscoveryAlps in association with Omid, a total of ten wells have now been funded