pattinaggio sul ghiaccio a Madonna di Campiglio

Ice skating: a millenary tradition

A very popular activity among adults and children, as well as an excellent alternative to skiing and snowboarding, is ice skating. Like the rest of winter sports, ice skating has its originsin antiquity around 3000 BC: skating was, in fact, practiced in the Scandinavian countries and in the extreme north-east of Europe with skates and…

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Dog sledding: sled adventures with dogs

Sleddog, or sled dog racing, is a winter sportpracticed on sleds pulled by dogs and guided by a conductor, called a musher. Before becoming a sporting activity in effect, dog sledding allowed people to move between the various villages in the north (Siberia and Alaska), in fact it was mainly used by Eskimos. Nowadays, dog…

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Mushroom picking in Val Rendena

We are going to experience the last flashes of summer, an ideal time of year to devote ourselves to picking mushrooms of which the undergrowth of the woods of Madonna di Campiglio and, in general, of Val Rendena, is rich in number and variety. However, this is not an activity to improvise: below you can…

ciaspole per escursioni sulla neve in inverno

Winter and snow hiking

Who said that mountain hikes are only done in summer? Let’s dispel this myth as living the mountains in winter is possible without necessarily being a ski fan: it is enough to equip yourself with snowshoes, or “ciaspole“, to immerse yourself in the peace and whiteness of the snowy woods surrounding the Dolomites. There are…

Trip to the Malghette lake

Malghette Lake is an alpine lake in north-western Trentino. It is located in the Meledrio valley at 1890 meters above sea level, in the Adamello-Brenta Natural Park. The water of the lake is used to feed the aqueduct of Campo Carlo Magno and Folgarida. It is a barrier lake of natural origin located in an…

Excursion to Montagnoli Lake

It has all the appearance of a real alpine lake, but in reality Lake Montagnoliis an artificial work: lying on a natural basin among the coniferous woods, it extends for 36 thousand square meters. The artificial creation is the largest Italian basin for programmed artificial snow, capable of storing about 200,000 cubic meters of water…