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⏳🔹THE LONG WAIT🔹⌛
Directed by: The Weather
Release date: Dec18 to Feb19
Location: 🇮🇹 Alps
Genre: Boring
Screenwriter: Anticyclone
Main actor: The Sun
Supporting actor: The Snow

Fu**ing finally this tragedy ended up some days ago as our mountains got a huge white covering that was lacking for too much time.
It snowed till the flat for our joy but what we were waiting for was some centimeters of powder to be able to carve onto the ground as if it was butter.
The anxiety of putting again skis on feet was greater than the fear of skiing with lack of visibility so we got into the car directed to Pila.
It was clear (unfortunately not the sky) the day would not be so easy due to the wavy terrain sometimes impossibile to be seen in advance but I tried to push when the conditions allowed me to do so.
I brought back home some very exciting runs despite is just the second time on snow but there are some details to be improved and I'll focus on them.
Keeping the fingers crossed aiming to receive more snow on next days I wish I can get back soon on my fav slopes enjoying on powder as I love to do.
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#pila #aostavalley #alpineskiing #scialpino #sciata #valledaosta #mountains #powder #GoProHERO6 #hero6 #clouds #skilovers #italianalps #nevefresca #lift #seggiovia #finallysnow #enjoyingsnow #thelongwait #carving #powdersnow #landscape #forest #pilaaosta #nolight

BAD LUCK BRINGS GOOD THINGS
I wished I could hike for very long trips, on famous peaks like Campelli as the snow on those paths was not so deep but two reasons forced me to stay calm, at mid altitudes searching for new routes: the strong flu and the strong wind.
Two big enemies, hard to be fought, unexpectedly became two allies when I realize there were some new landscapes to be found, new peaceful places to be lived.
One is reported in this pic. Just few hundred meters above Concenedo there's an awesome prairie where I did not hesitate to lay down, fully enjoying that moment I relaxed my mind and body finding the calm I was searching for.
Sometimes you're able to turn negative to positive, sometimes it's destiny, other times you have to try, risk, or both.
This clearly happened to me and I'm so glad of this.
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#moggio #mountains #montagna #viewpoint #landscape #panorama #hiker #nature #instalecco #concenedo #prateria #GoProHERO6 #hero6 #sunset #backlight #lavalsassina #grigna #instahiking #discovering #newroutes #flu #strongwind #findpeace #enjoying #themoment

🏔️NO SNOW THIS WINTER, JUST ICE⚠️
In the most tricky and icy zone, some brave hikers took a terrific photo but spent just more than a minute in doing that.

A young Ducati motorsport's engineer, aka Michele, as he finally stopped travelling around the globe for a while proposed to hike near home, hence after a "small" discussion the choice was taken: The 'Val Biandino'.
Main character of the uphill was definitely Tomy, a young (but not so much) dog so excited for the day that made almost the double of our distance, going back and forth, and stopping peeing a thousand time. Hero.
Not Hero as my GoPro Hero! The usual faithful trip mate that recorded the most intense moments of the downhill at high fps.
Obviously it could not miss Barnello falling on the ice and my brother risking to do the same... What a moment!
But even some bad facts happened on that day... Despite a very good temperature, the wind began to blow quite strongly and it's still blowing today, 2weeks later. Damn. As a matter of fact I got flu. Damn. Besides a women hurted her ankle in the final part of the track, I did not hesitated helping her travel friends communicating our position to the rescuers. I hope everything went well for her.
In the end it's been a great trip, I met some new good hikers and hopefully we could go into the mountains again, better w/ some more snow...
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#valbiandino #introbio #mountains #montagna #friends #hikers #bravery #courage #glacier #climbing #hiking #trekking #camminata #thriller #GoProHERO6 #tomy #lucacortix93 #prealpilombarde
#valsassina #instalecco
#instanature #cascata #ghiacciata #crazyfaces #travelmates

WANDERING, LISTENING, WATCHING.
Hiking around home is my usual way either to free my mind or to discover new places, new paths, new views.
This time I needed both, I embraced my brand new X-ALP 30 backpack, the comfortable 2L hydrapak and began to walk in perfect silence.
This is the leaves' sound season and in such an environment they are the unique source of noise, or melody, but they've also some cons as I experienced on the final downhill risking to touch the ground w/ my back too many times.
The "mission" of trailing all the closest paths is going to continue next weeks besides having the possibility to set a new record in kms and yearly elevation gain... But a great enemy has brutally come: the early dark.
Sun is low in the sky but there's no way to keep it up in these days. It wants to go bed before 4p.m. hence I must wake up early, but I'm lazy doing that.
It won't be an easy task but I'll collect my whole goodwill in these remaining days. I swear.
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#moggio #mountains #montagna #viewpoint #landscape #backlight #trekking #camminata #hiking #panorama #komperdell #salomon #GoProHERO6 #hero6 #sunset #sky #instalecco #inlombardia #valsassina #sentieri #trailing #mindfree #hydrapak #alpinism #lucacortix93

3️⃣0️⃣9️⃣. THEY GAVE ME RIGHT DIGITS, BUT MISTAKEN THE ORDER
I've been @lucacortix309 for a morning, in a charity meeting held to raise fund for ASL Italian association @aislaonlus. The emotions of wearing a bib again, running up&down on a beautiful course and helping 🇮🇹 researchers and people ASL affected, it's something inexplicable.

Last Sunday was even my first ever appearance in a mountain running race. To be honest I did not have the certainty of making consecutively uphill and downhill at a good pace as I never done it before. I run by sensations and hearing the breathe of the nearby runners.
The steepest uphill right after the 2nd km impressed me so much 'cause we couldn't keep grip on that slippery ground.
Never risking to exceed the rpm of my engine I got the top of the trail at 940 m/h, very close to my Artavaggio's PB.
For what about the following part of the race I can just remember the crazy pace we kept despite the very technical downhill we were approaching. 2 or 3 big risks of falling down but I secured the equilibrium even clincing on a tree.
What an experience! No pain (during the race...), good shape and discrete placement.
Hopefully I can get more than these if they're so funny!!
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#valtellina #postalesio #slalomallepiramidi #iocorrocongiovanni #charity #trailrunning #path #sentiero #mountainrunning #mountains #montagna #lucacortix93 #beneficenza #aislaonlus #landscape #scenary #camminata #finishline #igerssondrio #inlombardia #crazyexperience #piramidi #climbing #runforwhocant #bib309

⚔️4 NOV 18 - WW Commemoration
I thought, I dreamed, I waited to get here, in Val Biandino for a long time.
Destiny wanted to bring me on the 100th anniversary of WWI✍🏻armistice

I celebrated this recurrence on the paths🏞️trailed some years later by 55th Rosselli Brigade during the Partisan War in 1944.
While I was hiking and searching for the end of the route my mind was reinforced reading some signposts quoting the incredible story and journey of these🔥fierce patriots.
💬"It does not exist greater honor than give life for freedom and the homeland🇮🇹".
I read this citation reported on a brass plate attached on Madonna della Neve sanctuary⛪wall.
I felt proud of those men, all of them; we are here now even thank to their spirit mixed with some unconsciousness.

Ready to lose⚰️their life for a better living of an unknown future... This temper is extremely far from our lives today.
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#valbiandino #introbio #mountains #montagna #viewpoint #landscape #scenary #trekking #camminata #hiking #panorama #komperdell #ferrino #4nov18 #trees #forest #autumn2018 #autumncolors #naturecolors #instaforest #instalecco #lavalsassina #commemoration #GoProHERO6 #GoProIT

LEGS LEFT ME ALONE, ❤ DID NOT
🗓️The day, unexpectedly arrived.
🚵‍♂️The ambition is great, enough, perhaps exceeding the possibilities.
⏰The wake up is early, is right, honest for the feat.
🍼I eat something more than usual. Enough? Don't know.
🛣️The road will give the answer.
🚘A long car journey till the start line. Arrived. I have cold. But it's sunny... Extremely.
🚦Go.
🚧WIP. Turn L, then R, wrong way. Ok. Up!
🚪Legs are woody. Damn. They'll get better in the meantime...
➡️Constant pace. No fast, no furious. Energy is precious today.
⛰️Julier. Good one. Good finish, in control.
🙄Legs a little bit softer. Not so much.
🤪Downhill. Upwind all the time. Take care of steering.
↘️Down, down again. Warmer, less windy, better.
🗻The lake: very nice. 66 km/h. Wrooom.
🏰Tiefencastel: reached. No more jokes now. ▶️-30.5k. A lot for the strength remained.
☝🏻1, 2, 3, 4... Counting all the kilometers. Then.
💥Boom!
‼️No flat, no flat. Just up. Red Alarm! Push now. All in.
❎2 endless km at 10% avg. Legs erazed.
🥤Bergun. Yes. Eat sesame bars, eat everything and drink.
💪🏻Need some more forces. There aren't. -12k... 📈-11... -10... I feel bad.
😩OMG I can't do that.
〰️I want to give up. I zig zag all the way.
⏯️I slow down almost stopping.
⏩I push again. For what I can.
🚞The train. Under the bridge. Now on the gravel.
🔎Suffering. I'm devastated. I see better the road. Maybe it helps me. Not much.
🙈-4k I do not wanna see the altitude.
💓I put the heart, the breathe, cause legs are vanished.
🤞🏻Up, up again, -2. Is almost done. Resist.
🏮I watch the altitude: 2245. -55 till 2300.
The remaining 15 meters I'll put all I have.
I see the top, I see the last turn.
I try to "sprint". I slip into the side road water channel like Gianni at WCHs.
I push again, I see my dad recording and the smiling face of a woman just arrived on top.
I smile me too, bowing my head.
The feat is accomplished. The sun is low and the cold is rising.
The hardest effort my body ever produced.
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🌠THE SECOND PARADISE🌐
Not far from the best mountain paradise the humanity ever seen (aka Piani di Artavaggio) there's its younger brother. It's the one you see here: it's called La Foppa.

Just after the night✨spent in Moggio I didn't feel (or I did not want to feel) the fatigue of the bike🚴🏼‍♂️ride maybe 'cause the muscles involved are not properly the same hence I very like to dedicate Saturday and Sunday to these two different activities.
The path is nice, I mean, steep🌋, in da forest, but next time I'll hike the steepest one probably more challenging.

What I want to fix in memory about this story is the complete solitude and🌈peace I was not feeling for many time in this way. It recalled me the days on top of Sodadura with that perfect sun, a light wind, some food and me, just me alone.
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#maggio #lafoppa #casere #valsassina #mountains #alpeggio #montagna #prealpi #inlombardia #GoProHERO6 #hero6 #landscape #view #nature #instalecco #hikers #camminata #climbing #instaflowers #autumncolors #newseason #italianlandscapes #secondparadise #goodtimes #puresolitude

⏪PLAY(BACK)ING ON PASSO AGUEGLIO
The weather: good🌤️
The legs: 🆗
The will: enough
The week: hard😣
The climb: see above😣

I couldn't waste perfect weekends like those of September 'cause are the last (and the best) of the season.
Searching continuously the greater shape towards a fictitious last ride of the year I climbed my maiden Passo Agueglio: 17k at 6% avg.
We warmed up the leg making back and forth along the lake, then we stopped joking. We began.
An initial 10mins fatigue made me think it was not gonna be an easy day as the climb would have been harder in the last kms with more than 10% gradient sections. Going on I increased the pace gradually feeling more confident when the flat/downhill part came under my wheels and I relaxed a bit the muscles.
But the greatest effort had to be displayed now, following the town crossing, on several short&steep ramps that fired my legs.
Keeping an eye on the altitude I tried everytime to preserve some energies for the next step but in one moment I felt bad, so bad and so empty that the fear of putting the foot down was reaching me. Anyway I pushed all I had inside surving even on the last scary climb.

Clocking the chrono in 1h14mins made me proud once again of myself getting more consciousness 'bout my strength.
Waiting for the downhill time we did some playback shots for Instagram

#passoagueglio #cainallo #ciclismo #cycling #bicidacorsa #salita #cyclingpassion #lucacortix93 #esinolario #training #mountains #passoalpino #valsassina #inlombardia #crazyshot #climbing #lagodicomo #varenna #onthetop #panorama #landscape #longuphill #instacycling #17km #proudofme

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🏞️SUMMER BOO2️⃣K1️⃣8️⃣ - PAGE 1️⃣2️⃣ -
29th August
La mia bici da corsa, Ponte Moggio SP64
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The best finish I could imagine: 🎖️Double PB🎖️ on Moggio-Artavaggio and Moggio-Culmine DONE!

It was hard to believe but I came back home with the most important personal best for me as they are the closest to my house so the most attempted ones.
A difficult 2018 spring characterized by several minor🤕injuries stopped my running trainings from March on. Nonetheless my new record on Moggio-Artavaggio is 2mins less than last year. And it's not all yet! As last season I was not able to train so much by bike🚴🏼‍♂️hence I began holidays w/ 300 km in my legs. I really don't know how but 24:52 is my new PB all time on Culmine climb... It was not so easy to get as I suffered so much last km as well as on the previous workouts under that huge sun. I got the right intuition to📈increase the rpm using a shorter gear ratio, probably this solution gifted me some seconds!
Definitely I still don't have the right shape to sustain the long effort required to ride on Swiss mountains but we've some more hopefully sunny weeks that could help me improving the🔋stamina. We'll see!

So now it's time to close the book 'cause this was my 13th and last of the best and most significant pics taken in Moggio during those wonderful 35 consecutive days.
Hikes, rides, but also nights, new friendships, (many) videos, tournaments, wins and defeafs, glory and disappointment.
It was good for this wide mix of emotions and experiences.
Each year has its own story so I try to write about it.
#moggio #mountains #montagna #viewpoint #landscape #scenary #cycling #ciclismo #bicidacorsa #roadbike #carbonframe #ponte #bridge #culminesanpietro #salita #instalecco #valsassina #inlombardia #newrecord #backcover #theend #instabikers #summary #bestmemories #moggio2k18

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🏞️SUMMER BOO2️⃣K1️⃣8️⃣ - PAGE 1️⃣1️⃣ -
23rd August
Veicolo militare 🇺🇸, Rifugio A. Casari
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A strange ambient welcomed me at Piani after my triumphal🏅run in 48:09⏱️ Yes, I smashed it!

The 50-mins wall was finally beaten on that 🌫️ day, probably in perfect conditions to attempt a 🆕 record.
After a working morning at trampolines I skipped lunch to launch myself in the solitary forest at impressive pace.
A clever🧐running attitude promoted my improvement as I avoid to run in steepest↗️uphill sections favoring the muscles relaxation.
Doing so I flew in the second half clocking a final -1:52 w.r.t. the former best time.
A never seen before military vehicle was presiding the Casari hut and this uncommon situation generated my😲curiosity.

It was a very fine ⚙️manufacture work but the contrast it created w/ the environment was so great that it might seem not real.
But it was actually there📌, I swear!
#moggio #heartavaggio #pianidiartavaggio #hiking #camminata #running #newrecord #panorama #usavehicle #usamilitary #jeep #landscape #rifugio #valsassina #instalecco #GoProHERO6 #hero6 #cloudday #trailrunning #newattitude #smashed #inlombardia #grandangolo #stranezze #sergeant

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🏞️SUMMER BOO2️⃣K1️⃣8️⃣ - PAGE 🔟 - 22nd August
Pista di pattinaggio
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Paella with a sunset.
Probably Mirko should have called his event in such a way.

Despite the several attempts trying to get glory in Checco's tournaments at the Sports Center we did not manage to do that. Anyway that evening we consoled ourselves eating a good paella and using massively the powerful GoPro Hero 6.
After an astonishing shot where I figured Fili&Vince this other great pic was captured by the Hero.
During the whole season we enjoyed like never before riding the Oxelo Yamba skateboard and we even destroyed it (and bought a new one) during a crazy pre-evening when we felt like gods jumping up & down, launching it at furious speeds juggling in the meantime a bottle of water w/ Joshua.
I must say it makes you feel lighter and free when you ride it fast or you do zigzag SL short turns. It reminds the freedom you feel on snow, dancing on the skis.
I am so happy I learnt a lot in a very few time... Even the mission impossibile of riding the waveboard has been accomplished. I could not ask more.
#moggio #mountains #montagna #viewpoint #landscape #scenary #skateboard #GoProHERO6 #hero6 #sunset #sky #instalecco #inlombardia #pennyboard #oxelo #yamba #pov #valsassina #pattinaggio #rollerblading
#nikeshoes #newabilities #learningtime #childhood #panorama

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