Ferrino strengthens the Department ’ mountaineering expert athletes with Marco Confortola

Marco Confortola, renowned exponent of Italian mountaineering scene, officially join the team of athletes Ferrino.

L ’ Valtellinese athlete, class 1971, approaches the mountain from an early age and since then is no longer able to live without it. It's Mountain Guide International since 1993, (the youngest d ’ Europe 4 age) , Ski instructor from 1995 It is part of the national body of Mountain Rescue.

In January Confortola received special mention "Gianni Brera" dedicated to athletes who excelled as an example and inspiration in the past year.

The new Ambassador Farooq will start in April for his new project: attempt the climb to her ninth eight-thousanders without the use of oxygen: the "Kangchenjunga", the third highest mountain of the Earth with its 8.586 meters high located between Nepal and the Indian State of Sikkim.

His mountaineering career has many ups and downs of great importance:

2001 Extreme – descent of the north face of the pizzo Tresero
2002 – Concatenate 5 North faces: Tresero, Palmer, Dosegù, St. Matthew, Cadini (8 hours and 40 minutes up and down)
2003 Extreme – descent of the north face St Matthew
2003 – First Italian descent and Ortler North face second world
2004 – First ascent of the north face of Mount Everest Valtellina (8848 m).
2005 – Concatenate 4 North faces: Ortler, Gran Zebrù, Small Zebrù, Tresero (7 hours and 45 minute climb)
2005 – Shishsa Pangma (Central bud 8017 m)
2006 – Shsisha Pangma (main peak 8027 m)
2006 -Annapurna 8091 m (the North Slope)
2007 – Cho Oyu 8200 m (fast climb base camp-Summit-base camp 26 hours)
2007 – Broad Peak 8047 m
2008 – During shipment Share Everest 08 He collaborated with Prithvi Mondinelli and Michele Enzio to the installation of the world's highest weather station at an altitude of 8.000 m on the Hill South of Mount Everest
2008 – K2 via Abruzzi Spur
2010 – Lhotse: had to give up quota 7.900 m because of strong cold
2012 – Dhaulagiri: He had to abandon his attempt to Summit at an altitude of 7.500 m due to strong cold feet
2012 – In the fall has reached the top of her seventh "eight thousand": Manaslu
2013 – 21 May, reach the Summit of Lhotse, the fourth highest mountain on Earth with its 8.516 m

of Naturaestrema.it team 12 March 2014