The fifth edition of the Tor des Géant, the great endurance trail race across the 4000m peaks in Italy's Valle d'Aosta, is currently in full swing.
On Sunday 7 September more than 700 runners will set off from Courmayeur to take part in Tor des Geants, the longest endurance trail competition in the world that crosses Italy's Valle d'Aosta via a 330km and 24.000 elevation gain course.
On Saturday 30 August 2014 Frenchman François D'Haene and Rory Bosio from America won the The North Face Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc 2014. For both athletes this is the second victory of this long and difficult trail running competition around Mont Blanc.
Enrico Maioni, Cortina Mountain Guide, introduces the walk around the Tre Cime di Lavaredo - Drei Zinnen - in the Dolomites, one of the most beautiful and famous hikes in the world.
Enrico Maioni, Cortina Mountain Guide, introduces Plätzwiese, an easy hike up to the luscious alpine meadows and the spectacular peaks of the Dolomites.
Enrico Maioni, Cortina mountain guide, introduces Sentiero Olivieri on Tofana di Mezzo, a nice equipped path, little known but well worth exploring.
The video in which the Nicolini family, along with the staff of Rifugio Pedrotti alla Tosa, recall the 150th anniversary of the first traverse of the Bocca di Brenta made by John Ball, with some mountain guides Molveno, in the summer of 1864. A simple and sincere way of remembering and showing gratitude to these great mountain explorers.
Ivan Peri isn't a fictional character, nor did he start his walk for a bet. He simply wants to fulfill his dream of walking across the Alps in 80 days. By Teddy Soppelsa for Good For Alps, magazine AKU trekking & outdoor footwear.
For summer 2014 the Dolomites Paganella APT (tourist board), the Molveno Holiday consortium and the Municipality of Molveno have organised a series of events related to the world of mountaineering and hiking, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first crossing of the Brenta Group.
Walking is part of everyday life but it is also a way of thinking and our freest and deepest thoughts come to us as we walk. By Teddy Soppelsa for Good For Alps, magazine AKU trekking & outdoor footwear.
The Americans Anton Krupicka and Rory Bosio have won the eighth edition of the North Face® Lavaredo Ultra Trail. In the shorter race, the Cortina Trail, victory went to the German Fabian Schnekenburger and Lara Mustat.
The 8th The North Face® Lavaredo Ultra Trail will take place above Cortina, Italy from 27 - 28 June 2014. The race will be run along the original route. Thanks to the work of the volunteers the paths of the Dolomites near Cortina d'Ampezzo are ready for the 2000 competitors.
Ang Tshering Sherpa, President Nepal Mountaineering Association, reports about recent meetings and decisions regarding climbing Everest and Nepal's mountains in general.
Not only hiking but also many cultural events between Cadore and Ampezzo
Authorities of the Huascaran National Park, Cordillera Blanca, Peru, are attempting to impose rules that oblige trekkers and climbers to hire local guides.
Farmers -The mountains are not an amusement park. They are first and foremost our home and our livelihood
Farming in the mountains has taken on a new role, promoting the local economy and having positive effects on the environment and society. Three great stories of farmers capable of combining tradition with innovation
Discover the Nuragic village of Tiscali in the Supramonte di Oliena, one of the most popular walks in Sardinia, Italy. By Corrado Conca.
The beautiful via ferrata San Salvatore above Lugano, Canton Ticino, Switzerland, introduced by Mountain Guide Massimo Bognuda.
This year's XVI National Week of hiking CAI takes place on the paths of Cadore and Cortina (Dolomites), in the province of Belluno, from 28 June to 6 July 2014,
The mountains are a harsh and at the same time fragile environment that needs to be treated with care. The wealth and stability of the mountain ecosystems are directly linked to the presence of man and the effects of a lack of maintenance in the mountains can be felt down in the valleys. Those who carry out maintenance and repairs in the mountains have changed, from farmers to institutions. By Teddy Soppelsa for Good For Alps, magazine AKU trekking & outdoor footwear.