Expeditions, Navigation, Guided Walks and Trekking

A Short trip into the Stubai Alps

Crossing the Brenner Pass from Italy into Austria was just as congested as the way south a week earlier. Time was critical, we had to get Dick to the airport. So … Continue reading

October 23, 2015

We are blessed by the Bishop of Trento on the way to the 13 ladders of Senterio Ettore Castiglioni

Rain on the tin roof of the Rif Pedrotti kept us from our sleep that night. There were many trips to the toilet during that disturbed night for us all, … Continue reading

October 21, 2015

Nas becomes a Hero on the Via Delle Bocchette Centrali

After our hard and exciting day on the Bocchette Alte, our 4th day in the Brenta was set to be the highlight. The Via Delle Bocchette Centrali is not as … Continue reading

October 16, 2015

Brenta Dolomites Classic route; Senterio Bocchette Alte

Last out of the Rifugio again, we arrived at the bottom of the Vendretta di Tuckett to find many of the early leavers struggling up the snow and ice. We … Continue reading

October 2, 2015

Up into the Snow in the Brenta Dolomites

This evening the conversation in our bunk room went as follows; Nas; “Thanks for looking after me today” Steve; “Shame we couldn’t have fixed you up with a woman though.” … Continue reading

September 28, 2015

Return to the Brenta Dolomites

It’s important to get expedition dates and destinations agreed early. Recently we have struggled to get our group together for a trip abroad. Last year I was laid up after … Continue reading

September 23, 2015

Dolomites Via Ferrata – 2012 Part 2

After our traverse of the Brenta , (see previous blog), Mike and I drove across to Corvara in the Central Dolomites. We had been there a couple of years ago, … Continue reading

October 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Traverse of Brenta Dolomites – Via delle Bocchette

This September Mike and I set off on the Via delle Bocchette, the series of Via Ferrata’s across and around the peaks of the Brenta Dolomites. Other areas of the … Continue reading

September 27, 2012 · 2 Comments