Riccardo Cassin has passed away at age 100. He was one of the most prolific mountaineers of the 20th century, with 100 first-time ascents among his 2,500 climbs. Our sincere condolences to his family & friends. He was a great man.
To view more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/sport-obituaries/6005971/Riccardo-Cassin.html. (photo: Cassin climbing Piz Badile in 1987, when he was 78, courtesy of www.telegraph.co.uk)