Green Mountain Tourism: is it?

This article by Franco Perlotto illustrates a trend which is spreading across the Alps of a so called green “mass” tourism. The basic idea remains the same as it is in the valleys: to bring as many people as possible to areas where they can spend their money by exposing them to attractive products. But in this case, the “product” is the wild nature of the mountain and the price it pays is often neglect

FAO MountainsMatter Photo Contest

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has launched a #MountainsMatter Photo Contest in celebration of International Mountain Day that is observed every year on …

Mountaineering and climate change

Michele Comi, Geologist and Mountain Guide of Valmalenco, is a member of Mountain Wilderness. Courtesy of Planetmountain, a reflection by Michele Comi …

THE SWAT PROJECT

This is Betto Pinelli’s report on the first phase of the Swat project held in Pakistan for young students with the participation of Italian instructors.