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Italian mountain girls: Montagna founders Valentina d’Angella and Sara Sottocornola at Mont Blanc.
Image by Sara Sottocornola courtesy Montagna.tv, SOURCE
Sara shooting Gnaro on Monte Rosa.
Image by Sara Sottocornola courtesy Sara Sottocornola, SOURCE
Austrian climbing legend Kurt Diemberger appreciating good journalism.
courtesy Sara Sottocornola/Montagna.org, SOURCE
Cast by Sara and Valentina in this pic is another frequent Montagna guest: the world's first 14x8000er summiteer Italian Reinhold Messner.
courtesy Sara Sottocornola/Montagna.org, SOURCE
"Besides his great climbs and explorations, Simone Moro is very helpful to young climbers," Sara said.
courtesy Sara Sottocornola/Montagna.org, SOURCE
The "redazione": Montagna.org/Montagna.tv Bergamo HQ.
courtesy Sara Sottocornola/Montagna.org, SOURCE
"There are many good examples of exciting documentaries on TV but many documentary-lovers still like it slow and boring," Sara says.
Image by Sara Sottocornola courtesy Sara Sottocornola, SOURCE
Montagna was launched in 2002, the International Year of Mountains, by the EvK2Cnr Committee. Everest climbers know it by the "Italian pyramid" made of solar panels a day's hike from BC. The laboratory is world famous for high altitude research: it runs a seasonal live webcam from the mountain and weather stations very high up on Everest to monitor Himalaya mountain climate.
Image by SHAREEverest2011 courtesy share-everest.it, SOURCE

The future of adventure film and television: Sara Sottocornola, Montagna.tv

Posted: Dec 10, 2012 03:16 pm EST

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(Tina Sjogren) The first ascent of K2 and names such as Reinhold Messner and Walter Bonatti have placed Italy at the forefront of mountaineering. Sara Sottocornola says the country was always a nation of explorers: even so in science and geography. It's because of a visionary mindset paired with relentless persistence, Sara said. And Italian cooking.In 2002 Sottocornola herself became a pioneer, of new climbing media alongside iconic Mountainzone, MountEverest.net, Everestnews, Risk and Russianclimb. Born a stone's throw...

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