Many years ago, sam smoothy’s father climbed in the mountains andes.
Brought up with the story of this adventure, sam and his entourage retrace the climbing steps of his father.
There are twice as many reasons to be excited by the results of this year’s Lavaredo Ultra-Trail race that took place this weekend in the Italian Dolomites. Amazingly, the 119km kilometer trail running event, saw two course record’s being broken in both the Men’s and the Women’s category. Norwegian-born Didrik Hermansen powered through the trail at a strong and steady pace arriving at the finish line at an impressive 12 hours 34 minutes and 29 seconds.read more
It’s the 9th edition of The North Face Lavaredo Ultra-Trail race and Cortina is buzzing with runners and supporters alike preparing for the start at 11pm on June 26. With the iconic bell-tower of Cortina ringing in the countdown, 1,000 trail runners will be making their way up to the scenic mountain trails of the Dolomites. The 119km run, with a positive elevation of 5,850 metres, looks to have favourable weather with sun…read more
For the first time ever, the Lavaredo hosted the Cortina Skyrace, a 20km trail run set, unsurprisingly, in the picturesque mountains of the Dolomites. Attracting a wide range of runners of different levels, 300 participants kicked off the race at 5:00pm on the 25th of June and made their way across the course, with a positive elevation of 1,000. This first edition kicked off at 5.00 in the afternoon with sunshine and a cool wind blessing the runners as they made their way through Cortina up into the mountain trails.read more