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Going to the mountains with children

Going to the mountains with children

Going to the mountains is good for us – fresh and clean air, exercise, the colours and landscapes which feed our souls… - and those who deeply love it try and get their children involved from a very young age. This choice can be praised, although there are a few precautions one ought to take.

The Dolomites, the Pale Mountains

The Dolomites, the Pale Mountains

Not everyone is aware of the fact that the Dolomites are also called the Pale Mountains. It is indeed a curious moniker.

Once upon a time, south of the Alps, in what was then called the Reign of the Alps, the son of the King had a very ardent wish, that of going to the moon. One day, roaming through the woods, he met two very old men, who happened to be inhabitants of the moon, and they took him with them to visit their land.

How to choose a rucksack and what to bring

How to choose a rucksack and what to bring

Spring is now in full swing, the days are getting longer and we inevitably think about excursions and hikes in the mountains.

Sky running

Sky running

Sky running, that is running towards the sky.
This name evokes extraordinary emotions and sensations. Sky running means, in fact, running along mountain paths, going up and up. This sport is getting more and more popular; it requires fitness and stamina, but also the capability of reading the terrain quickly, avoiding the “traps”, and also listening to our body, seeing how it reacts with the constant strain on bones and joints with a steep and demanding terrain.