canyon exploring with Michele Angileri
Canale di Malamorta
In the extraordinary landscape of San Lorenzo Bellizzi, hidden between the hills at the foot of Mount Sparviere, there is the splendid and scary Malamorta canyon. Rock is very hard, but it is made of thin layers crazily bent by orogeny, giving birth to extraordinary forms.
I remember ...
The name Canale di Malamorta means "valley of bad death" ... The name is a clear warning, and gives the idea of a very harsh
and dangerous place.
Once completed the descent I reflected on what a "bad death" can be ... Surely dying hit by a falling stone is a bad death, but dying old in bed without ever having seen and lived a place like this is really a "good death"?
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