Study This Italian Valley’s Legendary Ice Climbing Fame

There’s sufficient mountain climbing historical past within the Western Alps’ Susa Valley to maintain generations of ax-wielding athletes busy.

No matter you do or don’t learn about mountain climbing, I guess you’ll be able to nonetheless glean one thing cool from this video.

From the practically 40-year historical past of mountain climbing in Italy’s Susa Valley, to introducing a few of its predominant characters (female and male), to chronicling trendy ascents of old-school routes that retain relevance to today, this Petzl clip covers the motion.

Swing, kick; swing, kick. That’s the drumbeat the Susa Valley has marched to for the reason that late Nineteen Seventies.

Runtime: 34 minutes

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Sam Anderson

By Sam Anderson

Sam has roamed the American continent to observe adventures, discover pure wonders, and discover good tales. After going to varsity to be a author, he received distracted (or saved) by mountaineering and spent a lot of the subsequent decade on the highway, supporting himself with commerce work. He is had addresses within the Adirondack Mountains, Las Vegas, and one way or the other Kansas, however his coronary heart belongs within the Texas hill nation.

Subjects: Information, Ice, Climbing

Tags: mountain climbing, italian alps