Hiking in December

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The Importance of Snow

It was several years of not abundant snow in the Alps. Last years in the dolomites alsmost no snow have been falling and 2 years ago till the 1st of January the mountains of the Alps where snowless. This year finally it changed! In December an incredible amount of snow have been falling and still is continuing. The precipitations are crucial for the health of the land. Snow means storage … Read more

Aosta Valley Winter Hikes

In this post I described a very nice two days we’ve had in Aosta Valley this winter. There are many possible winter hikes in Aosta valley and we good really lucky with the weather. The snow have not been falling for few weeks so there was not too much powder and consequently it was not too hard to walk. We’ve been visiting Rehemes Valley and La Thuille, in two of … Read more

Birthday in Gran Paradiso!

I could not hope for a better place where to spend my birthday this year. Gran Paradiso is where my passion for the mountain and for Alps trekking started and I was really glad to be there in this special day enjoiying my Birthday in Gran Paradiso. Moreover the gruop with whom I spend this hiking tour was extremely pleasent. A very nice gruop of girls in exchange program studying … Read more

Christmas Holiday Hike in Italy

To spend the Christmas holiday in Italy is very common. Italy has magnificent cities, wonderful museums and excellent food. Nonetheless other people came to Italy from the other part of the world to explore the natural beauty of the mountains near Turin. I organize the 1st of January hike on the last days. We had a very wierd winter without snow and with warm and nice weather. So instead of the … Read more

Adventures for exchange students in Italy

Italy is full of places to visit but in your twenties you are open to new experiences and Italian Alps is offering a lot of amazing adventures that an exchange student can really appreciate. An Adventure for exchange student is perfect here in the Alps! When you have to guide someone coming from Brazil you know it is hard to amaze them. Brazil is such a lovely country with its beaches, … Read more

Winter hiking in Aosta Valley: heaven on Earth

There are so many nice touristic sites in Italy famous all over the world. Venice, Florence, Rome, Tuscany, the Dolomites. North west of Italy is not so popular but I can guarantee hiking in Aosta Valley is just heaven on earth. Trekking in summer is fabulous and in winter most of the people dedicate time to sky and snowboard. Nevertheless hiking in winter inaosta Valley it is an amazing experience … Read more

Photographic winter hiking in Italy

It is amazing how the season can change a place, especially in our beloved mountains. This occasion was perfect for our Photographic winter hiking in the Italian Alps, after 10 days of heavy rain. I was at the Balma shelter four times this year and every time it is a surprising experience. This is due to the magic of the season changing.  Togheter with me and Irene a nice woman from … Read more

Extraordinary afternoon in the Alps with Li Ting from Singapore

Lively and multicultural afternoon in this bright sunny november  in the Italian Alps. For the first time in her life, Li Ting, a very lovely girl coming from Singapore,  touched the snow. As she said, “one of my dreams has come true”. All this fantastic emotions were “packed” in an afternoon starting at the last metro station of Torino(Fermi) at 2PM. Here in Torino the adventure is just around the corner, … Read more

Night Hiking in the Italian Alps

Hiking in the middle of the Night is a mystic experience! The forest is full of beautiful noises of the wind blowing in the leafs. It is necessary to know the way but the experience of night hiking is very pleasant. The idea was to break the routine of the week days spending every single hour outside of the office in the middle of nowhere. In the Italian Alps, more … Read more

Pachamama: Trekking Alps guides you in the winter hiking of Italy

These days is snowy days in the Alps of Italy! Many people prefers to stay home under the covers but snow offer maybe the best landscape possible and it worth definitely to go out for a marvellous winter hiking, living a magical experience in the mystic environments of deep winter. The snow this year fell late but during this days alps in Italy are totally covered by snow. And go … Read more