JULIAN ALPS, ITALY

GPS coordinates: 46º25’01.3’N 13º26’47.0’E
Bivacco Luca V
Designed & built in memory of deceased Luca Vuerich. 34yrs old mountaineering guide that on 22 Jan 2010 was killed by a avalanche while climbing an icefall at Prisojinik. Designed by Italian architect Giovanni Pesamosca Dec 2011 – Apr 2012. Designed & strategically sited to withstand snowfall. Commissioned by Luca’s family, built & constructed by them, technicians of Diemmelegno, mountain rescue volunteers & friends of Luca in summer 2012.  One day, 18 helicopter lifts & 12 workers & the Bivacco Luca V was complete
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