January 6th is in Italy a common holiday. In Italian it´s called “l’epifania” and in the Dolomites it´s called “Santaguania”. On Santaguania Eve the priest ordains the holy water and salt during the mass and then local women bring the holy water home. Some time ago, people believed this water helped prevent diseases and thunderstorms. […]
The Alpin Fis weekend was full of emotions and adrenaline in the Dolomites. “Let’s Rock” was the slogan this year of the ski races in Alta Badia and Val Gardena. Four disciplines were presented in four days: starting on December 16th in Val Gardena with the Men’s Super-G and followed by the Men’s Downhill on […]
Tommy Nagle’s article on hiking and climbing a Via Ferrata in the Dolomite Mountains can be viewed here. I’m getting ahead of myself, but I can’t help it. Sometimes it’s hard to truly get an idea of scale with such huge vistas. ‘Puez-Odle’ is the natural park in which our first hike took place, named […]
July 17th, 2016 has become an important historic date. After 70 years a meeting was organized between the five Ladin Valleys, where inhabitants of the region speak this particular Ladin dialect. The celebration began with a big parade starting from the Rifugio Utia Salei, ending in Ciavazes. Forty different groups from the valleys performed as […]
A celebration called „ Santa Maria dal Ciüf“ means „Blessed Virgin Mary of the flowers“ and is very famous in one of the twelve villages of Val Badia. It takes place every year on August 15th in La Villa, as it’s an important event for the Italian inhabitants. The tradition’s background is that farmers pick […]
It’s climbing time! Perfect weather to enjoy a via ferrata in the Cinque Torri Area / Dolomites. Ideal for beginner climbers or those just looking for a short, pleasant trip, Averau provides everything you need to enjoy a lovely day in the Dolomites. Located amidst the training ground of countless rock climbers who’ve come before, […]
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Annie Ross’s article on cycling and hiking in the Dolomite mountains can be viewed here. The sun has slipped behind the cliff tops by the time I arrive, the purple sky mottled with paragliders curling their way home into the valley of Alta Badia. Dwarfed by magnificent rock faces ebbing gracefully into green pastures, the […]