About us

If you want to know who we are and what we do when we're not hiking, here's a few things about us.



  • 36 years old, from Rome, Italy. Married.
  • Works in Human Capital Management and Development.
  • Often travels alone, mostly because it's hard to find someone willing to hike the 10+ miles long trails he loves.
  • Loves sports (and has run 3 marathons so far), physical challenges excite him.
  • To him America's big open spaces are synonym of freedom, and the quiet surreal silence of a desert is music for his soul.
  • favorite parks: Zion NP and Canyonlands NP (Needles)
  • favorite hikes: Observation Point - Zion NP, Spooky & Peekaboo Loop - GSE NM, Primitive Trail - Arches NP, Big Spring & Elephant Canyon Loop - Canyonlands NP


  • born in: Rome, Italy
  • lives in: Seattle, WA
  • job: Statistician
  • personal website: www.travellersonline.net
  • favorite parks: Yosemite NP, Zion NP, Glacier NP, Mt Rainier NP, Theodore Roosevelt NP
  • favorite hikes: Mt St Helens climb - Mt St Helens NM, Half Dome - Yosemite NP, Zion Narrows - Zion NP, The Subway - Zion NP
  • parks to be seen: Rocky Mountains NP, Great Sand Dunes NP, Saguaro NP
  • parks to return to: Glacier NP, Yosemite NP, Capitol Reef NP, Arches NP
  • next trip: TBD


  • Marco, along with his wife Cristina, have extensively explored the Colorado Plateau for over a decade. They blend their passion for hiking and off road drives with their other big passion, large format photography.
  • To them exploring these wonderful places has been first and foremost an emotional experience.
  • He's webmaster of the Italian photography portal Fotoavventure.
  • favorite parks: Capitol Reef NP, Death Valley NP, Canyonlands NP
  • favorite hikes: Coyote Gulch, Grand Gulch (from Kane Gulch to Bullet Canyon), Road Canyon, South Coyote Buttes
  • favorite off road: White Rim Trail, Nine Mile Canyon, Potash Road & Shafer Trail, Toroweap Point, Titus Canyon