Lonely Planet Writer

Ash slopes replace snow for Mt Etna ski instructor

Tourists explore the slopes of Mt Etna.
Tourists explore the slopes of Mt Etna. Image by Emilio Labrador / CC BY 2.0

Italian ski instructor and Mt Etna tour guide Marco Tomasello has found an unusual way to combine his interests – skiing down the powdery ash flows on the Sicilian volcano’s slopes. His video showing him and his friends in full ski gear carving down the side of the volcano has already been viewed over 100,000 times. Read more: dailymail.co.uk and watch the video: vimeo.com