Art historian and journalist Melania Lunazzi (born in 1971) has had a strong passion for mountains since she was a teenager. She likes climbing and ski mountaineering, especially in the Dolomites, Carnic Alps, and Julian Alps. As a freelancer, she works for different Italian magazines and newspapers writing about art and mountain topics. She is also an archive researcher who’s written several books dedicated to local alpine pioneers such as Napoleone Cozzi and Balthazar Hacquet. In 2019, she wrote a drama about the Grassi sisters, two unconventional mountain women, which has become a successful theatre production.