He was called Matteo Cazzola35 years of Vicenza, the Italian mountaineer who died after being swept away by an avalanche yesterday, March 31, during an excursion in Norway, on the peak of Kavringtinden. The young man had been there for a few days to spend his holidays with some friends, all from Vicenza. Three of these did not participate in the excursion in question, because they had decided to stay in the hut. Yesterday evening the authorities reached the parents of the victim, who also live in Vicenza and informed them of the tragedy. A total of four avalanches hit Norwegian territory yesterday e eight the Italian hikers who were away. In addition to the 35-year-old who died, two were injured, one of which was seriously injured. The latter is called Peter De Bernardini25 year old resident in Isola Vicentina (Vicenza), currently hospitalized in intensive care in Tromso hospital. The third comrade who was injured has, on the other hand, already been discharged from hospital. Two other members of the group were almost unharmed. While the other three stayed at the hotel. According to the first reconstructions, the five were surprised when they were taking off their skins to start the descent. Some of them had backpacks with airbags that allowed them to stay on the surface when they were hit, while the others slammed into trees.
The victim Matteo Cazzola
The victim of the avalanche Matteo Cazzola would have turned 36 next August. The multiple contusions caused by the impact on the trunks of the trees probably caused his death. The man traveled a lot, he is a mountaineering and mountain enthusiast, as can be seen from the many photos he published on social media, portrayed at high altitudes. Matteo worked as an energy manager for the Peter Fiorentini Spa of Arcugnano. As a boy he graduated in engineering at the University of Padua. At home he leaves his two parents and a sister. Some of the family members, reports the local press, are leaving today for Tromso.
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