Montura

 

FRANCO MICHIELI THE WINNER OF GAMBRINUS WILL BE IN BRESCIA TO SIGN HUASCARAN 1993

Explorer, photographer and geologist Franco Michieli will be in these days at Brescia. He won the 1st Prize Gambrinus Mazzotti 2014, awarded by the jury of readers, after winning the Mountaineering Section. An important recognition for the author Montura historic friend, collaborator in awareness campaign and support for Operation Mato Grosso and for the Alpine School Don Bosco 6000, in Marcarà, Peru.

The book traces the historical event and the consequences of the expedition HUASCARAN 1993 CAI Cedegolo that saw the death of Battistino Bonali and Giandomenico Ducoli while trying to repeat the route of Renato Casarotto, on the Huascaran Norte, one of the most important climbing in the mountaineering history.

Franco Michieli Saturday, November 29, from 12 am, will be at the inauguration of the new Alpstation Brescia to sign copies of the award-winning book, back from Milan, where the evening of Friday he will receive the Premio Meroni, Environment category, established by the Scuola di Alpinismo e Scialpinismo “Silvio Saglio” of the Società Escursionisti Milanesi and Scuola Regionale Lombarda di Alpinismo of CAI.

We remember the activism of Michieli for the environment, guarantor of Mountain Wilderness, friend and mate of another figure symbol of Mountain Wilderness Italy, Fausto De Stefani, Honorary President of the association and the protagonist of the new space of Montura Brescia.