Italy

Description

Dolomiti - by Henk

Italy is a country of enormous diversity and contrast. Most famous are the Alps. Coming from the efficient neatness of Switzerland or Austria, the Italian Alps are wilder and at the same time more tranquil, like stepping back in time. The most beautiful and popular areas are Gran Paradiso, Val Grande, Stelvio and the Dolomites.

In addition there are countless national parks, all very much worth hiking through. A series of mountain ranges runs from north to south like a backbone, starting from the hills of Tuscany, to the Apennines and Abruzzo to Italy's toe, Calabria. Southern Italy, too far for many tourists, has several attractive hiking regions, like Pollino and Aspromonte.

In the Alps you can walk from hut to hut, elsewhere you can do day hikes, such is the rule in general. However some genuine long distance hiking trails are under construction. European long distance trail E10 in the Alps, which coincides with the 1000km long Grande Alpine Trail and the international Via Alpina. The second large project is the E1, which coincides with the Grand Apennine Mountains Trail and the Ligurian Mountains High Trail. If this trail is ever completed, you can start from Como passing Genova and continue all the way to Reggio di Calabria and Palermo or Siracuse on Sicily. The third large project means to join all these trails into one 6000km long Sentiero Italia. Last but not least, there is the Alta Via in the Dolomites: splendid walking.

Mountain huts abound in the Alps. Hiking can be done all summer, from June until well into October. Further south spring is the best hiking season. In April you will still get stuck in the snow up in the mountains. Autumn is supposed to be fine as well, but alas, as one hiker put it: "you wake up to the sounds of church bells and gunfire". As hunters, Italians are best avoided.

Opinions

Rate 8.5 | 2 votes | No 4. in Europe
  • greg June 2010
  • Rate 10
  • Positive perfect combination of incredible mountain hiking, reliable weather, good paths, good food, good everything!
  • Negative might be crowded in the high summer but going off season it is paradise
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Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2014
  • Walking on the Amalfi Coast
  • A handy guidebook of 30 day walks on the Amalfi Coast, Italy. The region is criss-crossed by ancient mule tracks and pilgrim routes, offering a variety of walks from family strolls to strenuous treks. The areas covered include Amalfi, Sorrento, Positano and the idyllic islands of Capri and Ischia, making a perfect destination for a walking holiday. Read more
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2014
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2014
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2009
  • Italian Lakes: Car Tours and Walks
  • Italian Lakes is the Sunflower Landscapes guide to exploring the best walking and touring possibilities in northern Italy. The guide covers a range of routes including walks in Cheglio, Alpe di Lenno, Arco, Limone sul Garda and Biacesa. A double-sided, fold-out touring map gives an overview of the Lakes region and the locations of each walk.... Read more
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Netherlands
2009
  • Wandelgids Italiaanse Meren - Italian Lakes | Sunflower | David Robertson
  • Wandelgids: vele dagtochten worden degelijk beschreven met openbaar vervoer informatie, goede routebeschrijvingen en kaartmateriaal. Tevens enkele autotochten. Deze gids staat goed bekend! Engelstalig 5 car tours, 38 main walks plus many alterntive and shorter variations, 21 picnic suggestions The Italian Lakes have long been a 'must'... Read more
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Netherlands
2014
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Germany
2014
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2014
  • Wandelgids 3000er Ostalpen. Drüber und drunter | Rother | Andrea Strauß
  • Die Gipfel um die Dreitausend Meter sind die Aussichtslogen der Ostalpen. Sie stehen auf der Wunschliste von Wanderern und Bergsteigern meist ganz weit oben. Zwischen Lechtaler Alpen, Ortler, Dolomiten und Tauern findet sich eine breite Auswahl an Bergzielen um diese magische Höhe. Einige lassen sich in einer Tagestour begehen, andere bieten... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
2014
  • 22 Tageswanderungen auf den Liparischen Inseln
  • Handzaam boekje met de routebeschrijving inclusief een heleboel praktische informatie. De beschrijving is uitstekend, maar kaarten zijn beperkt en schetsmatig aanwezig. Duits. Liparische Inseln – wo sind die? Spätestens wenn aber der Name „Stromboli“ fällt, einer von 7 Inseln des Archipels, bekommen Einige eine Ahnung: „irgendwo bei Sizilien“.... Read more
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2014
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Netherlands
2013
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Netherlands
2013
  • Wandelgids Tauferer Ahrntal mit Pfunderer Bergen | Rother |
  • Uitstekende wandelgids met een groot aantal dagtochten in dal en hooggebergte. Met praktische informatie en beperkt kaartmateriaal! Wandelingen in verschillende zwaarte weergegeven in rood/blauw/zwart. Die Wanderregion um das Tauferer Ahrntal auf der Südseite der Zillertaler Alpen ist hierzulande eher unbekannt - und dabei zeigt sich Südtirol... Read more
Buch.de
Germany
2013
  • Tauferer Ahrntal
  • Die Wanderregion um das Tauferer Ahrntal auf der Südseite der Zillertaler Alpen ist hierzulande eher unbekannt - und dabei zeigt sich Südtirol dort von einer besonders sympathischen Seite. Vielfältig sind die Landschaftsformen zwischen dem vergletscherten Zillertaler Hauptkamm und dem waldreichen Pustertal, über den Tälern liegt bereits ein... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
2010
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Germany
2010
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2010
  • Wandelgids Kompass WF 5730 Dolomiten-Sexten-Hochpustertal | Kompass |
  • • Rund um die berühmteste Dreifaltigkeit der Alpen locken unzählige Wanderwege, Gebirgspfade und Schutzhütten: Die Drei Zinnen stehen im Zentrum des Alpin-Wunderlandes der Sextener Dolomiten und der Berge des Hochpustertals. • Dolomitenexperte und „Klettersteigpapst“ Eugen E. Hüsler präsentiert in diesem völlig neu gestalteten Band die... Read more
Kompass
Germany
2010
  • KOMPASS-Wanderführer Sextner Dolomiten - Hochpustertal WF 5730
  • 36 Touren• Rund um die berühmteste Dreifaltigkeit der Alpen locken unzählige Wanderwege, Gebirgspfade und Schutzhütten: Die Drei Zinnen stehen im Zentrum des Alpin-Wunderlandes der Sextener Dolomiten und der Berge des Hochpustertals. • Dolomitenexperte und „Klettersteigpapst´´ Eugen E. Hüsler präsentiert in diesem völlig neu gestalteten Band... Read more
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2010
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Maps

The Book Depository
United Kingdom
  • Val Gardena, Alpe De Siusi
  • De beste wandelkaarten voor de Dolomieten. Zeer veel topografische details met secure hoogtelijnen (25 meter interval), helder kleurgebruik en bijna alle Tabacco kaarten hebben een UTM grid (voor GPS toepasbaar). Daarnaast zijn op deze wandelkaarten wandelroutes ingetekend met nummering gelijk aan markering onderweg aangebracht door de lokale... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Lake Maggiore - Lake Orta - Lake Varase
  • Lake Maggiore - Lake Orta - Lake Varase, map no. 12, in a series contoured hiking maps at 1:50,000 with local trails, long-distance footpaths, mountain accommodation, etc. from the Turin based Istituto Geografico Centrale covering the Italian Alps and Piedmont, the lakes and northern Lombardy, and the Italian Riviera.The maps have contours at... Read more
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  • Monte Baldo
  • Map No. 129, Monte Baldo, at 1:25,000 on a double-sided map from Kompass, printed on sturdy waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper and covering an area to the east of the northern part of Lake Garda.This title is part of a series of Kompass maps providing detailed coverage of the Dolomites and Lake Garda area, supplementing their main... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 129 Monte Baldo | Kompass |
  • Goede wandelkaart met vrijwel alle topografische details en ingetekende routes. Ook met symbolen voor toeristische bezienswaardigheden, register. Berghutten duidelijk weergegeven. Gevaarlijke wandelroutes zijn goed herkenbaar. GPS toepasbaar. Read more
Kompass
Germany
  • KOMPASS-Wanderkarten Monte Baldo WK 129
  • Altopiano di Brentonico - Malcesine - Nago-Torbole - Ferrara di Monta Baldo - Torri del Benaco - Caprino Veronese - Garda - Bardolino - Lazise• An der Ostseite des Gardasees hin zum Etschtal erhebt sich eine Legende. Der Monte Baldo erstreckt sich über rund 30 km Länge und ist nicht nur für Botaniker eine wahre Fundgrube. • Zwischen Arco im... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Aeolian (Lipari) Islands
  • Aeolian (Lipari) Islands on a contoured, GPS compatible hiking and recreational map at 1:25,000 from Kompass printed on durable, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. The map includes a street plan of Lipari Town and the accompanying booklet has an 11-page English language guide to the islands with descriptions of main places of... Read more
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  • Como
  • Como, map No. 297, in the standard topographic survey of Switzerland at 1:50,000 from Swisstopo, i.e. without the special overprint highlighting walking trails, local bus stops, etc, presented in Swisstopo Read more
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  • 297 Como - Topografische kaart Zwitserland wandelkaart | Bundesamt |
  • Deze kaart is onderdeel van de 1:50.000 serie van de topografische kaarten van de Zwitserse topografische dienst, die in 78 delen het hele land bestrijkt. Deze kaarten zijn beroemd en gewaardeerd om het geweldige kleurgebruik voor reliëf en hoogte door schaduwwerking. De kaarten geven bijna een 3-D beeld van het landschap. De hoogtelijnen... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Ischia and Procida
  • Map No. 680, Ischia and Procida, with street plan of Ischia town, Forio, Cassamicciola Terme and Lacco Ameno, plus a booklet which includes English. Printed on sturdy, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper, this title is part of a series of walking maps from Kompass covering selected areas of Italy at 1:50,000, with hiking routes on a... Read more
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Netherlands
  • Kompass wandelkaart 680 Isole d' Ischia e Procida |
  • Goede wandelkaart met vrijwel alle topografische details en ingetekende routes. Ook met symbolen voor toeristische bezienswaardigheden, register. Gevaarlijke wandelroutes zijn goed herkenbaar. GPS toepasbaar. KOMPASS-Wanderkarten enthalten alles Wissenswerte für Wanderer wie aktuelle Wanderwege mit Markierungen, empfehlenswerte Radrouten und... Read more
Kompass
Germany
  • KOMPASS-Wanderkarten Isole d´ Ischia e Procida WK 680
  • KOMPASS-Wanderkarten enthalten alles Wissenswerte für Wanderer wie aktuelle Wanderwege mit Markierungen, empfehlenswerte Radrouten und wichtige touristische Informationen. Der topographische Inhalt wird bei aller Detailgenauigkeit leicht lesbar und anschaulich dargestellt. Die Rückseite (deutsch, italienisch, englisch und französisch)... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Mount Etna - Alcantara - Simeto
  • Mt Etna and its environs at 1:50,000 on a double-sided map from LAC in their Global Map imprint, with plenty of information for all types of recreational activities: hiking, climbing, biking, caving, canoeing, paragliding, diving, etc.The map is double-sided, with a very generous overlap between the sides, and covers an area from Moio Alcantara... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart Monte Etna - Alcantara - Simeto | Global Map |
  • Gedetailleerde kaart 1:50 000 voor wandel en andere activiteiten voor Parco Naturale dell´Etna Detail kaart voor allerlei activiteiten rondom de Etna op Sicilië -wandelen -alpinisme en klimmen -ski-en crosscountry ski -speleo -paragliden -hanggliden -kayak en raften -duiken Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Porto Rotondo to Capo Comino
  • Porto Rotondo - Capo Comino area in a series of contoured, GPS compatible maps at 1:60,000 from Ed. Abies, with extensive tourist information including special recreational routes plus additional coverage at more detailed scales of selected popular areas. Main series at 1:60,000 (Nos. 1 to 12)The maps have contours at 100m intervals and... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 9. Da Porto Rotondo a Capo Comino | Edizioni Abies |
  • Behoorlijk gedetailleerde toeristische kaart met schaal 1:60,000) van een deel van Sardinië met ingetekende wandel-, fiets-, en Kayakroutes en hoogtelijnen (100 m). Tevens staan allerlei toeristsche plaatsen zoals duikspots, campings, en musea weergegeven. De legenda is in het Italiaans en Engels. GPS-kompatibel (UTM-ED 50) Met deze 12 delige... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Brunico/Bruneck - Plan de Corones/Kronplatz
  • Brunico/Bruneck - Plan de Corones/Kronplatz area at 1:25,000 on a durable, waterproof and tear-resistant map from Kompass in their series of detailed maps of the Dolomites.CARTOGRAPHY: Kompass maps of the Dolomites at 1:25,000 have contours at 25-m intervals. An overprint shows local and long-distance footpaths, including all the high level... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 045 Bruneck/Brunico-Kronplatz/Plan de Corones | Kompass |
  • Goede wandelkaart met vrijwel alle topografische details en ingetekende routes. Ook met symbolen voor toeristische bezienswaardigheden, register. Berghutten duidelijk weergegeven. Gevaarlijke wandelroutes zijn goed herkenbaar. GPS toepasbaar. Inclusief een Duitstalig boekje met informatie en routesuggesties. KOMPASS-Wanderkarten enthalten alles... Read more
Kompass
Germany
  • KOMPASS-Wanderkarten Bruneck - Kronplatz WK 045
  • Blattschnitt:N Gais - Antholz - MittertalS Peitlerkofel - WengenW Kiens - WürzjochO St. Martin in Gsies - ToblachBesonderheiten:Das Pustertal mit der sehenswerten Stadt Bruneck durchzieht von West nach Ost das Kartenblatt. Der Kronplatzgipfel (2273 m) bietet einen prachtvollen Rundumblick von den Zillertaler Alpen, der RieserDie KOMPASS... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 01 Sappada - Forni Avoltri - Val Visdende - Dolomieten | Tabacco |
  • De beste wandelkaarten voor de Dolomieten. Zeer veel topografische details met secure hoogtelijnen (25 meter interval), helder kleurgebruik en bijna alle Tabacco kaarten hebben een UTM grid (voor GPS toepasbaar). Daarnaast zijn op deze wandelkaarten wandelroutes ingetekend met nummering gelijk aan markering onderweg aangebracht door de lokale... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Val Badia / Gedertal
  • Map No. 624, Alta Badia/Hochabtai, from Kompass in a series providing detailed coverage of the Dolomites and Lake Garda area and supplementing their main series of walking maps of Italy at 1:50,000. Maps in this series have a more detailed base and smaller contour interval than coverage at 1:50,000.Cartography: maps at 1:25,000 have contours at... Read more
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  • KOMPASS-Wanderkarten Gadertal - Val Badia WK 51
  • • Das Gadertal bildet zusammen mit Gröden das ladinische Herz Südtirols. Lebensweise und Sprache sind durch die Abgeschiedenheit gut erhalten. Mächtige Berge wie der Heiligkreuzkofel, Lagazuoi oder Sella schirmen das Tal ab. Der typisch ladinische Baustil in Holz prägt die gesamte Region.• Die Dörfer La Villa, St.Kassian, Abtei, Corvara und... Read more
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  • Monti di Fundres / Pfunderer Berge
  • Monti di Fundres / Pfunderer Berge area at 1:25,000 on a durable, waterproof and tear-resistant map from Kompass in their series of detailed maps of the Dolomites.CARTOGRAPHY: Kompass maps of the Dolomites at 1:25,000 have contours at 25-m intervals. An overprint shows local and long-distance footpaths, including all the high level routes (Alte... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 081 Pfunderer Berge/Monti di Fundres | Kompass |
  • Goede wandelkaart met vrijwel alle topografische details en ingetekende routes. Ook met symbolen voor toeristische bezienswaardigheden, register. Berghutten duidelijk weergegeven. Gevaarlijke wandelroutes zijn goed herkenbaar. Inclusief een Duitstalig boekje met informatie en routesuggesties. Nu geplastificeerd! KOMPASS-Wanderkarten enthalten... Read more
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Macs Adventure
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  • Hill Towns of Tuscany Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Inn to Inn walking holiday in Tuscany. Walking through the breathtaking landscape of the hills of southern Tuscany between romantic hill top towns is a magical experience. Your journey winds through a unique linear, almost geometric landscape of hills, vineyards and olive trees between renaissance towns and medieval monasteries. Walking... Read more
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  • Highlights of the Tour du Mont Blanc in Comfort Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Self guided trek focusing on the best sections of the Tour du Mont Blanc staying in hotels. Since The Tour du Mont Blanc was inaugurated as a GR in 1952 it has gained a reputation as one of the world’s classic treks. This route around Mont Blanc through France, Switzerland and Italy explores takes in the very best sections of the Tour du Mont... Read more
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  • Self-guided walk in the Dolomites, following the quieter southern section of the Alta Via 1. The Alta Via 1 long distance trail winds its way through the heart of the Italian Dolomites. This tour covers around 90km of the wilder and quieter southern section of the AV1, spread over 6 days, walking approx. 15km daily. We follow good alpine paths;... Read more
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  • The Dolomites of Val Badia Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • The Val Badia will astonish you with breathtaking landscapes on this quintessential Dolomite walking tour. The Val Badia is one of the Ladin valleys located in the South Tyrol area of the Dolomites, an area famed for its alpine beauty and idyllic position at the foot of the Dolomites.This German-speaking part of Italy boasts exceptional... Read more
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  • Tuscany: Etruscan Trails Walking Tour
  • Walking through Etruscan Tuscany and Secret Maremma. Follow the sunken roads of the Etruscans (Vie Cave) as you walk through the wild and beautiful landscape of Southern Tuscany. As you explore this almost undiscovered area of Tuscany you will be delighted at every turn of the trail by the history, beauty and charm of the Maremma region of... Read more
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  • Classic Tour du Mont Blanc Trek in Comfort Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Self guided trek staying in hotels following the Classic Tour du Mont Blanc through France, Italy and Switzerland. Our Classic Tour du Mont Blanc in comfort covers the majority on the Tour du Mont Blanc over 8 walking days. Perfect for those who prefer their trekking in comfort you stay in hotels and refuges with private rooms. Your trek... Read more
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  • Amalfi Coast & Mountains Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Panaromic views, dramatic coastal scenery and charming hotels. Enjoy La Dolce Vita on the Amalfi Coast. High cliffs tumble hundreds of metres into the turquoise Mediterranean sea to create an indescribably beautiful coastline, listed by UNESCO as a world heritage site. Picturesque villages and towns perched on the hillside combined with an... Read more
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  • Trails of the Cinque Terre Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Discover the villages of the Cinque Terre on foot. The best way to discover the Cinque Terre is on foot. Five fishing villages nestled into the steep coastline of the Ligurian Riviera make up the Cinque Terre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Smell the sea as you walk along ancient walking trails clinging to the steep cliffs, marvel at the... Read more
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  • Walk the highlights of the Tour du Mont Blanc through France, Italy and Switzerland. Since de Saussure first walked around the Mont Blanc Massif in 1767 the Tour du Mont Blanc has built on its reputation as one of the world’s classic treks. Our 7 night Highlights Tour du Mont Blanc trek explores the best of this classic trek over six days of... Read more
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  • Ilan 2015-01-31 09:55:10
  • Looking for a 2 week hike in north Italy early april
  • Hi

    We have 2 weeks in early April. We land in Milan.
    Would like to hike 2 weeks straight.
    Any suggestions?
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  • Ilan 2015-01-24 20:15:03
  • 2 weeks hike in April
  • Hello,

    I have air tickets to Milan in early April.
    Am looking for a 14 day hike, preferably inn to inn.
    Any suggestions are welcome. I looked at the weather. Seems like mountain hike is out of the question...
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  • greg 2012-08-28 23:06:20
  • Hiking in Dolomiti (late September)
  • My brother and I are flying into Bergamo on Sept 27th and would love to do a refuge to refuge hike in the dolomites or alps nearby for 3 days. The problem is that most or all of the CAI refuges appear to be closed. Can anyone recommend anything?
    Thanks
    belgooly41
    • Henk Nouws 2012-08-31 11:14:12
    • I can't promise anything of course, but when I did a hike in the Dolomites (AV1 and AV3) in september - october, the huts were closed too. However, every hut had a winter quarter. Nothing luxurious, but a bed and water nearby. You must carry your own food, cooking stuff, sleeping bag. However, you run the risk that there is nothing at all. Also, I'm speaking of many years ago.
    • greg 2012-08-31 16:40:56
    • Thanks Henk appreciate it
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