Davide Capozzi introduces the SW Couloir of Col du Brouillard in the Mont Blanc massif, recently descended on snowboard and ski with Alessandro Letey. Also referred to as Voie du 1894, in 2016 Capozzi made the first known descent with Michèle Curtaz and Federico Camangi.
On 9 February 2020 Julien Herry and Yannick Boissenot made what is likely to be the first ski and snowboard descent of the Boeuf - Sara couloir on Aiguille du Peigne in the Mont Blanc massif. Herry reports.
A few days after the remarkable descent carried out by Paul Bonhomme, Davide Capozzi, Alessandro Letey and Mike Arnold have traced a new line down the south face of Punta Patrì in the Gran Paradiso massif. Capozzi reports.
On 08/01/2020 Davide Capozzi and Alessandro Letey descended Trident de Comboé in the Aosta Valley, Italy. This may well be the first ski and snowboard descent of the exposed West Face. Capozzi provides the details.
Anomalous spring conditions across the Alps were exploited to the max by Denis Trento who managed to ski almost every day up in the Valle d’Aosta mountains. While “seeking the best conditions rather than famous descents”, Trento’s mountaineering always starts directly from the valley floor, is fast & light and at times resorts to using a bike to reduce the approach times.
Davide Capozzi and Denis Trento completed a rare descent of the Couloir Sud Est du Grand Capucin in the Mont Blanc massif, on snowboard and skis respectively. Capozzi reports.
In the Miage area of the Mont Blanc massif, Denis Trento has linked two legendary couloirs on Petit Mont Blanc: Bonatti and Aigle.
The video by Yannick Boissenot and Davide Capozzi of their recent ski and snowboard descent of the South Face of Grand Combin de Valsorey in Switzerland.
Giulia Monego and Yannick Boissenot ski down Becca di Monciair in Valsavarenche, also known as Little Matterhorn of Gran Paradiso. Davide Capozzi provides the background information.
The video by Yannick Boissenot about the recent ski and snowboard descent of the NE Couloir of Brèche des Dames Anglaises in the Mont Blanc massif, skied together with Giulia Monego, Francesco Civra Dano, Federico Camangi and Davide Capozzi.
French skiers Yannick Boissenot, Nicolas Brunel, Titi Gentet and Stéphane Roguet skied the SE Face of Aiguille du Moine (Mont Blanc), adding a new direct variation to the famous line established by Jean Marc Boivin in 1987.
Julien Herry reports about the first ski and snowboard descent of the Voie Originale down the South Face of Grande Rocheuse (4102m) in the Mont Blanc massif, carried out together with Davide Capozzi, Lambert Galli and Denis Trento.
The film "Mont Blanc: the land of toys" by Luca Rolli, starring the skiers, snowboarders and alpinists Davide Capozzi, Andreas Fransson, Francesco Civra Dano, Giulia Monego and Julien Herry.
The trailer of the new short film "Mont Blanc: the land of toys" by Luca Rolli, starring Davide Capozzi, Andreas Fransson, Francesco Civra Dano, Giulia Monego and Julien Herry.
Davide Capozzi reports about three first snowboard descents on Grand Combin de Grafenière, carried out with Julien Herry and Denis Trento.
David Capozzi reports about the 10 May first snowboard and ski descent, carried out together with Julien Herry and Francesco Civra Dano, of the entire Voie Originale down the North Face of Pain de Sucre, Mont Blanc.
Davide Capozzi reports about the first snowboard descent (and possible first overall descent) of the NW Couloir on the North Face of Mount Emilius, Valle d’Aosta, carried out with Julien Herry on 13/04/2015.
On 03/06/2014 French Mountain Guide Julien Herry made the first snowboard descent of the Éperon Jumeaux on Aiguille du Midi, along with his friend Raph Bonnet who made only the second ski descent after Jean-Marc Boivin in 1986
On 18 May 2014 Davide Capozzi and Julien Herry snowboarded down the NE Face of Testa di Valnontey (Gran Paradiso), skied for the first and only time by Remy Lecluse in 2010. The report by Davide Capozzi.
On 17 April 2014 Davide Capozzi, Julien Herry and Francesco Civra Dano descended the West Couloir of the Zmutt Ridge on the Matterhorn, Switzerland.