Italy’s Intangible Heritage: Alpinism on Monte Bianco (October 2019)

This article originally appeared in the October 2019 issue of Dream of Italy. Find the main article here.  Sportsmanship traditions haven’t made much of a showing in Italy’s Intangible Cultural Heritage lists, but that may change if alpinism is accepted. As with the transhumance candidacy, alpinism’s UNESCO bid was not submitted by Italy alone; Switzerland and France joined in making the nomination….

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