Club News

An evening with Alberto Cucatto

poster CucattoNext Thursday June at 13 21 our partner Alberto Cucattor present his "collection" of 4000, completed in 2012.

The evening, organized by the School of Ski-mountaineering CAI Uget and Mountaineering "A. Grosso" will be held at the headquarters of the CAI Uget the Treasurer in Turin, Corso Francia 292, with the title "30 82 years to four."

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(FM - June 3 2013)

Peter Kiss died on Kangchenjunga

21 from last May there has been no news of our Hungarian partner Peter KissWho the previous day had climbed Kangchenjunga along with compatriot Zsolt Eross, strong climber although without a leg. On the same day nine others had arrived at the tip.

The two had reached the summit at 18; started the descent, they had to camp out in 8300 m without any protection; the next morning they had radioed that they resumed the descent, albeit very slowly, to reach the 4 field. Since that time they have never had their news, suggesting a tragic conclusion ascension.

A similar fate has befallen, always on the way down, in three other climbers: Korean Park Nam-Su and two Nepalese Sherpas, Phurba Dorji and Bibas Gurung. According to reports from The Telegraph"Searches were suspended.

Peter Kiss, one of the strongest climbers Hungarians, was born in 1986 4000 and had joined the club in September last year, having to its credit all the 82 4000 of the Alps. The Club 4000 lost one of its strongest members with Peter Kiss .

(FM - May 25 2013)

Two evenings of Franz Rota Nodari


Poster 4000 ROTANODARI CAIBrugherio lastOur partner Franz Rota Nodari held shortly two evenings presentation on his mountaineering activities, which led him to climb all 4000 of the Alps. The presentation will be enriched by numerous pictures of his climbs.

The first evening will be held on 16 May to San Damiano Brugherio at the Coop Shop. San Damiano, Via Corridoni 5, 21 to hours; the second will be the 17 May, Always to 21, to Palamonti Bergamo, Via Pizzo della Presolana 15,

To see the poster of the two events, click that San Damiano that Bergamo.

(May 14 2013)


An evening with "Franz" Rota Nodari

Alpine deglaciation and global warming: influences mountaineering activity over the past decades


LocandinaTorino RotaNodariThis is the topic of the important relationship that our partner ing. Francis (Franz) Rota Nodari held on 29 May at 21 at the headquarters of the Cai Torino at Monte dei Cappuccini. That the climate situation has changed in recent decades is under the eyes of all: great routes, climbs in July-August, it can now be traversed only in April or May. glacial routes, a summer time, are now carried out in winter with the use of the skis. It scans seasonal activity mountaineering is amended. Even the map of access to shelters and camps at high altitude is changing.

Rota Nodari analyze the influences of climate change on the activity mountaineering and ski-mountaineering, documentandola dutifully with some of the classic CARRIED climbs the Alps in summer and winter.

Our Franz, well-known for his ascents documented by beautiful photographs, is uniquely qualified to deal with this very current topic: not only has to his credit all 4000 of the Alps, but it is environmental engineer and researcher in the field of remote sensing, and he worked at the CNR and Politecnico di Milano in projects on alpine glacial changes and the snow cover in hydrological models. An extensive curriculum of Rota Nodari can be consulted clicking here.

To view the event poster, click on the image above.

(May 6 2013)

deglaciation and climate change: an evening with "Franz" Rota Nodari

We anticipate now that the next 29 May, in Turin, the member Francesco Rota Nodari will hold a conference on "Global warming and deglaciation". Our Franz, well-known for his ascents documented by beautiful photographs, not only has to his credit all 4000: is environmental engineer and researcher in the field of Remote Sensing satellite, and worked at the CNR and Politecnico di Milano projects in the Alpine glacial changes and the snow cover in hydrological models.

The conference will discuss the ongoing climate change and the effects that it offers for mountaineering and ski touring.

The full program and details of the evening will be published as they become available.

(April 23 2013)