Two days ago Monica Campo Bagatin passed away. For over 35 years she ran the hut Rifugio Casèra Bosconero in Val di Zoldo, Dolomites and she was the first woman to join the Val Zoldana mountain rescue squad. On 28 July she would have received at Rocca Pietore the Pelmo d'Oro 2018 Special Mention for her hospitality in the mountains. Francesca Colesanti recalls this unique, unforgettable woman.
The bodies of Alex Lowe, one of the strongest American mountaineers of all time, and David Bridges, have been discovered in the Himalaya 16 years after having been swept away by an avalanche while climbing Shishapangma (8027m), Tibet. Their remains were discovered by Swiss alpinist Ueli Steck and his German counterpart David Göttler.
New rules by the Nepalese government to climb to the roof of the world: the Nepalese authorities are enforcing all, alpinists and trekkers alike, who wish to adventure up the slopes of Everest to bring down at least 8kg of rubbish.
The Book of Selvaggio Blu by Mario Verin - Giulia Castelli that documents the colours, nature and the immense, wild beauty of the area located between Pedra Longa and Cala Sisine in Sardinia's Supramonte region. The book review by Francesca Colesanti.
A Japanese expedition claims to have photographed footprints of the Yeti on Dhaulagiri IV.
Inaki Ochoa de Olza died on the south Face of Annapurna this morning. Locked for four days at 7400m, the Spanish mountaineer died due to brain damage and pulmonary edema.
The body of Günther Messner has been found on Nanga Parbat. He died 35 years ago.
Davo Karnicar's Sherpas assert that the body he discovered when skiing down Everest was of Scott Fisher, the Mountain Guide who died on Everest in 1996