“The desire to climb mountains always comes from a certain aesthetic sensibility.
There is an appeal for the beauty of these impressive structures.
There is the desire to deal with a natural environment still intact and potentially hostile.
Looking for the harmony of the sporting and mountaineering gesture.
But not only.
Altitude is a relevant factor in the determination of each mountaineering goal, in addition to the specific characteristics of the route to the summit.
Crest routes are the extreme synthesis of the emotions the Alpine world offers.
They are their most extreme and “subtle” vertical world essence.
The extreme exposure of the track, the perception of emptiness all around, the feeling of a fleeting balance.
And then, the eye sweeping over boundless landscapes, made of fluffy clouds.
Made of rock needles and ice and plenty of sky … which you seem to be able to touch with your fingertips! “