Near the spiers and pinnacles of the picturesque Sfulmini, some glaciers are named after them. This is the Sfulmeni mountain glacier (0.05 km2) and the glacier Sfulmeni I (0.01 km2).
The Sfulmeni southern glacier is located in the Brenta Dolomites Group. According to the New Italian Glacier Inventory published in 2015, based on the data collected in 2011, there are 20 small glaciers that extend over a total area of 0.86 km2. These are the glaciers that, like the Sfulmini Southern glacier, have been more influenced by the effects of climate change, having recorded the greatest contraction (up to a – 73%). Today, after almost a decade since the last official surveys, the situation has certainly changed. Some of the glaciers have disappeared or are running out.
New Italian Glacier Inventory (2015). 2011 Surveys
Type: Mountain (Pyrenean)
Feeding: Direct + Avalanches
Inventory C.G.I .: 653.1